Friday Night – Share in the excitement as the cars roar into town to compete for best in show! Parade departs Road America’s Gate 5 at approximately 6 pm. Race cars are on display on Lake Street in the Village of Elkhart Lake from 6 pm to 8 pm. The evening is complete with live entertainment and dancing under the stars. Saturday Night – Cars on display on Lake Street in Elkhart Lake from 6 – 8 pm. Evening complete with live entertainment and dancing under the stars.
July 14 – 17 – Kohler International Challenge with Brian Redman! Beautiful, historically significant cars and passionate owners load the paddock, eager to compete on the legendary circuit. The Kohler International Challenge, RA’s signature event, has an incredible entry list which wows race fans and impresses 1000s during the renowned Concourse d’ Elegance in downtown Elkhart Lake. For more information, visit www.roadamerica.com or call 800-365-7223.
June 23 – 25 at Elkhart Lake’s Road America. Bucyrus 200 (Saturday) with GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. Sunday, Richard Petty Driving Experience. High speed race rides! Visit www.roadamerica.com.
Celebrate your Independence in Elkhart Lake. The Volunteer Fire Department does a BANG UP! job with its picnic Friday through Sunday at Elkhart Lake Fireman’s Park and Beach, fireworks display on the lakefront Friday evening (rain date is Saturday), and Sunday parade starting at 11:30 am. The UW Marching Band will participate in the parade and perform its 5th quarter in the park. Make it a July 4th tradition with family and friends. Friday evening features live music by The Toys. On Saturday night, enjoy music by Road Trip. After Sunday’s parade, The Jerry Schneider Band will be playing your favorite polkas.
13th Annual Elkhart Lake Triathlon takes place on June 11, 2011 when it hosts the USA Triathlon’s 2011 Regional championship – Midwest Region. Due to this designation, the organizer – Elkhart Lake Multisports Inc. – anticipates 1100 participants – up from the 885 who registered in 2010. Watch for developing details on the website. Les Tension Photo.
June 16 – 19 at Elkhart Lake’s Road America. Club racing. WeatherTech Chicago Region Sports Club of America (SCCA) June Sprints. Visit www.roadamerica.com.
June 3-5 – Doubleheader! Superbike, SportBike, SuperSport, and XR1200. Visit www.roadamerica.com.
Summer officially begins in Elkhart Lake when free, live, lakeside music resumes. The Lake Deck and Barefoot Tiki Bar begin their weekend summer entertainment on Friday, May 27. Events calendar.
Saturday, May 28 and Monday, May 30. Two days of athletic events to be held at Wade House. Saturday’s running events include 10 miler and 10km runs and 2km family walk. Monday’s bicycling event is a 17km individual time trail. All held at Wade House in Greenbush. Register today at www.ElkhartLakeMultiSports.com, email Triguy@ameritech.net or call 847-359-7374 or 877-262-8148.