July Jubilee is full of activities this weekend for the whole family

Published 8:55 pm Tuesday, July 6, 2021

July Jubilee in Lake Mills will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday and will be filled with activities for people of all ages, including a 5K, a movie night, games, pageants and more.

The festival officially begins on Friday, but a pre-celebration sidewalk sale across from City Hall will take place at noon Thursday, and a movie will be shown in Oakwood Park at dusk.

The schedule for the jubilee from Friday to Sunday is as follows:

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Friday, July 9:

11 a.m.: MBT Customer Appreciation Cookout. Barbeque lunch will be served for two hours at 106 Main St.

Noon: Pre-registration for the 5K opens at the Lake Mills Physical Therapy building

5 p.m.: Lake Mills Area Historical Society Annual Wine Tasting & Hors D’oeuvres Fundraiser at 308 S. Lincoln St. The event will go until 7 p.m. and tickets cost $15 per person.

6 p.m.: Community Night in downtown Lake Mills

6 p.m.: Parents for D.C. Bean Bag Tournament Fundraiser at the Leonard Fjelstad Sports            Complex

6:30 p.m.: Little Mr. and Ms. July Jubilee Contest in downtown Lake Mills. Two randomly-drawn names will be selected as the winners and will help lead the Saturday parade.

6:30 p.m.: Men’s Slowpitch Softball Tournament at Leonard Fjelstad Sports Complex. Proceeds go to the Lake Mills Parks and Recreation Department.

8 p.m.: Murphy Brothers Band performs in downtown Lake Mills until midnight

11 p.m.: Dietrich Entertainment After Party

Saturday, July 10:

7:30 a.m.: July Jubilee 5K

10:30 a.m.: July Jubilee Parade on East Main Street, South Lake Street and South 10th Avenue East

11:30 a.m.: Parents for D.C. Community Picnic Fundraiser at Oakwood Park. Food will be served until gone. Entertainment will be available for children.

11:30 a.m.: All-ages talent show at Swallow Coffeehouse

Noon: Men’s slowpitch softball tournament at Leonard Fjelstad Sports Complex

3 p.m.: Kid power pedal pull at Oakwood Park

4 p.m.: Hymn sing-a-long at Salem Lutheran Church in memory of Virginia Thomas

4 p.m.: Live music at the Lazy Acre Vineyard from Kevin Lindgren

7 p.m.: Downtown beer garden opens

8 p.m.: Junk FM

Sunday, July 11:

8 a.m.: American Legion breakfast fundraiser at the Truman Helgeson Civic Center