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Racing along this weekend

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Margaret Plevak | June 19, 2014

What are your plans this weekend? Catch the largest competitive cycling event in the U.S. on its East Troy leg, watch harness racing at the fairgrounds in Elkhorn, or enjoy barbecue in Whitewater.

East Troy Cycling Classic, June 20, from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the historic East Troy Village Square. The largest competitive cycling event in the U.S., the Tour of America's Dairyland, will make a stop in East Troy as part of the 11-day race series. Sponsored by the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce and Dennis & Janice Klumb Family Foundation. (262) 642-3770, EastTroyWI.org

The Collingsworth Family Christian concert, June 20 with two performances: 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave., Fort Atkinson. (800) 477-9505, FiresideTheatre.com

Hike with Harold at Kishwauketoe Nature Center, June 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., at the main entrance on Wisconsin Highway 67, Kishwauketoe Nature Center, Williams Bay. (262) 903-3601, Kishwauketoe.org

Rough Fish Derby, June 20-22, on Lake Delavan. Help remove carp from the lake. Register at Lakeside Bait & Tackle, 3542 Wisconsin Highway 50, Delavan. (262) 725-7007, LakesideBait.com

Second annual Affair for Animals, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn. Free admission and free parking. Bring your dogs for lure coursing, agility course, rally, obstacle course and swimming pools. Bring kids for bouncy house, face painting and tattoos and games. 

Early Harness Race, June 21, at noon, grandstand, at the Walworth County Fair Grounds, 411 E. Court St, Elkhorn. Free admission, plus water/soda available. BYO lunch. (262) 723-3228, WalworthCountyFair.com

Pig in the Park, June 20-21, with championship BBQ cook-off. The People's Choice Competition, held from 6 p.m. to8 p.m. Friday, allows visitors to purchase tickets, sample world-class barbeque, and then award their tickets to their favorite teams. The top three People's Choice Award recipients will win $250, $100, and $50 respectively. Free admission, live music, Chops Motorcycle Show, and more. The judging for the main event is on Saturday afternoon, and awards are announced at 3:30 p.m. on the music stage. DiscoverWhitewater.org

Kettle Moraine Days, June 20-22, Eagle Village Park, Eagle. Carnival; car show, vintage snowmobile show, pancake breakfast, softball land horseshoe tournament on Saturday; tractor and equipment show after The Great Parade at noon on Sunday; plus live music, food all weekend.
 



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