Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Administration Center, 121 West Main Street, Port Washington, Room A-204, unless noted. Wednesday, Aug. 5, County Board, 9 a.m., Executive Committee, A-200, 10:30 a.m.; Thursday, Aug. 6, Natural Resources Commitee, A-200, 8:30 a.m.
City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Tuesday, Aug. 4, Finance and License Committee followed by Common Council, 6:30 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Circle, unless noted. Thursday, July 30, Architectural Review Board, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 5, Community Development Authority, 6:15 p.m.
Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Ave., unless noted. Tuesday, Aug. 4, Finance Committee followed by Village Board, 7 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 6, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Village of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Monday, Aug. 3, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 6, Village Board, 7 p.m.
Town of Grafton. All meetings are in Town Hall, 1230 11th Ave., Grafton, unless noted. Wednesday, Aug. 5, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Town of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Wednesday, Aug. 5, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Town of Belgium. All meetings are in Town Hall, 171 Main St., unless noted. Monday, Aug. 3, Town Board, 7 p.m.
Town of Port Washington. All meetings are in Town Hall, 3715 Highland Rd., unless noted. Monday, Aug. 3, Town Board, 7:30 p.m.
Places to go, Things to do
Grafton’s farmers market will be held Thursdays through Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Grafton High School parking lot.
Streetlife with Warren Wiegratz, the house band of the Milwaukee Bucks, will play the 2015 Grafton Area Live Arts concert series at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30. The band plays a unique blend of R&B, smooth jazz and contemporary styles. The free concert will be held in Veteran’s Memorial Park. Pizza from John’s Pizzeria, popcorn, soda, water and beer will be available for purchase. Dogs are not allowed. The concert series continues Thursdays through Aug. 20.
Nathaniel Stern’s “Giverny of the Midwest,” an international exhibit making its U.S. debut, will headline the Museum of Wisconsin Art through Sept. 6. An artist talk with Stern will be featured at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30. For more information, call 334-9638 or visit wisconsinart.org. The museum is at 205 Veterans Ave., West Bend.
The Marshall Tucker Band headlines the Ozaukee County Fair on Friday, July 31. Festival seating tickets are $8 and reserved seating is $25. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ozaukeecountyfair.com. Other headliners include truck and tractor pulls and a demolition derby during the fair, which runs Wednesday, July 29 to Sunday, Aug. 2.
Washington County Separated, Divorced and Widowed Support Group will feature Dale Stockhausen from the Washington County Humane Society at its Friday, July 31 meeting. The group meets at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Angels School, 230 N. 8th Ave., West Bend. For more information, call Jim at 483-0940 or Mary at (262) 334-3766.
The 41st annual Port Washington Lion’s Club Lionsfest and Fish Derby will be held Friday, July 31 to Sunday, Aug. 2, at the Port marina. Entertainment kicks off Friday with The Cheap Shots at 7 p.m. The band plays classic rock. The Carpetbaggers will perform from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, playing traditional country music. Crossfire will headline at 7 p.m. Saturday, playing modern country. Local artist Will Pfrang will play from noon to 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Copper Box will play at 2 p.m. Food, beer and ice cream will be available for purchase. For more information, call Dave Mueller at (262) 370-5343.
The third annual Niederkorn Library book fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1. The free fair features seminars from local authors and book signings. The fair will be held at the Boerner Mercantile Building, 211 N. Franklin St., Port Washington. For a list of authors and seminars, visit wjnlib.org or the book fair’s Facebook page.
A chicken roast to benefit the Waterfront Safety Committee in Port Washington will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Upper Lake Park. Sand Creek Brewery beer, pulled chicken sandwiches, brats and hot dogs will be served. For more information, visit the Waterfront Safety Chicken Roast Facebook page.
Dragonflies and butterflies will be introduced during a hike around the Cedarburg Bog from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, Aug. 2. To register, visit bogfriends.org, email
or call 675-6844. The field station is at 3095 Blue Goose Rd. in the Town of Saukville.
Grand Avenue United Methodist Church will hold a vacation bible camp Aug. 2 to 4. The theme is Jungle Safari and is intended for youth in pre-kindergarten through grade six. Sessions are held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each day. Dinner is included in the free event. To register, call 284-9478 or email
. The church is at 505 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington.
St. John’s Lutheran Church in Port Washington will hold a vacation bible school Aug. 3 to 7 with the theme “River of Life.” Sessions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. each night and children will learn God’s plan of salvation through water, Baptism and His word. To register, call 284-2131. The church is at 217 N. Freeman Dr.
The quarterly meeting of the Ozaukee County Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the Cedarburg Cultural Center. The history of railroads in Ozaukee County will be discussed. An informal presentation by Cedarburg resident Reid Van Sluys will discuss the Milwaukee and Northern Railroad, and the Milwaukee, Lake Shore and Western Railway. Refreshments will be served. The cultural center is at W62 N546 Washington Ave.
Grafton Ladies Night Out will be held from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, in downtown Grafton. Tickets, which include a bag and outdoor wine tumbler for the first 500 registrants, are $8 in advance and $10 on the day of the event at the North Shore Academy of the Arts Mill. Food, drinks, raffles, music and door prizes are also included. A fashion show will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Paramount Plaza. To register, visit grafton-wi.org or call 377-1650.
Altered Five Blues Band will perform as part of the “Live at the Triangle” summer music series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, in Saukville’s Veterans Park. The band plays blues music. The final concert of the season will be held Aug. 19.
Mequon native Willy Porter will headline the second annual Lake Moon Festival at Concordia University Wisconsin on Saturday, Aug. 8. Local band Life in a Tree and Jayme Dawicki will also perform. The festival will run from 4 to 10 p.m. Porter will play from 8 to 9:30 p.m. The event is free and includes a 5k race, food, bluff tours, a Plein Air competition, family activities and fireworks. For more information, visit lakemoonfestival.com. Concordia is at 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr. in Mequon.
Luxembourg Fest will be held in the Village of Belgium Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8 and 9. Events start at 10 a.m. both days. A complete schedule of events can be found at lacs.lu/cultural-society/luxembourg-fest-and-heritage-weekend/.
Grace Lutheran Church in Grafton will hold a vacation bible school Aug. 10 to 14. Youth age three through sixth grade will play, create, sing, eat and experiment their way through the G-Force Adventure Park. The sessions are from 9 a.m. to noon each day. For more information, call 377-4770. The church is at 715 Sixth Ave.
The Far West, an alt-country band from Los Angeles, will headline the Freeport Music concert series on Friday, Aug. 14, in Veterans Memorial Park in Port Washington. Special guest is Hank Thomas and the Cathouse Drifters. The concert begins at 7 p.m. For more information, visit freeportmusic.org or call 284-5881 or (414) 852-5718.
The Cedarburg Artists Guild’s annual juried exhibit and sale will run from Saturday, Aug. 15 through Sunday, Oct. 11, at the Cedarburg Cultural Center. Approximately 260 artists will be featured. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11. For more information, call the cultural center at 375-3676. The center is at W62 N546 Washington Ave.
Artist John Wilde’s private collection will be on display at the Museum of Wisconsin Art through Sept. 6. A workshop featuring Katie Musolff, JoAnna Poehlmann and Lynne Railsback who will discuss nature and their approach to depicting the natural world, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. Attendees can bring their own nature-focused work to be critiqued by the artists. For more information, call 334-9638 or visit wisconsinart.org. The museum is at 205 Veterans Ave., West Bend.
The Grafton Dance Team will hold a team clinic for youth in grades kindergarten through eight at Grafton Elementary School on Aug. 17 to 20. The camp fee is $45 for residents and $50 for nonresidents and includes a T-shirt, pom pons and a chance to perform at Grafton’s corn roast on Aug. 23. To register, call 375-5310.
Paint the Market, a Plein Air competition for all ages, will run Saturdays at the Port Washington Farmers Market through Aug. 29. Work can be inspired at the market and finished up at home for display at an awards reception at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Daily Baking Co. Registration details are online at gallery224.org. Finished work can be dropped off at Gallery 224, 224 E. Main St., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The farmers market runs Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Badger State Truck and Tractor Pull will headline the Sheboygan County Fair at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3. Categories include 2.6 diesel truck, pro stock tractors and super farm tractors. For a complete schedule of events, visit shebcofair.com. The fairgrounds are at 229 Fairview Dr., Plymouth.
76 Juliet will headline the Sheboygan County Fair at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5. The Milwaukee band plays music ranging from ‘60s rock to current hits. For a complete schedule of events, visit shebcofair.com.
Sunblind Lion will perform at the Sheboygan County Fair at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6. The band’s unique sound has been described as “art rock” by Billboard Magazine. They will perform music from their most recent album “The Sanatorium.”
Volunteers are needed for adult and teen listening lines through COPE Services beginning in September. An informative interview for those age 18 and older can be made by calling 377-1477.