Next Meeting

CLAA Officers

Carl Rickmeier

Tom Quasius
Vice President

Tom Dinolfo

Sherry Payne

CLAA Board

Art Diedrich
Dr. Jeff Hansmann
Aron Jarr
Sharon Kudirko
Patrick Noonan
Kim Saeger
Tim Schweitzer
Carrie Sommersberger


Join us for the below Elkhart Lake community events. If you have an event you wish to add, please email us.

** Please visit our Meeting Info page for CLAA meeting information.

July 2016

July 22, 2016

Summer Party

The Crystal Lake Advancement Association annual summer party will be at the Victorian Village (lower level Tiki Bar) from 6:00 - 11:00 p.m. CLAA members and their guests are invited. Complimentary soda, beer and wine until 11:00 p.m. "Little Italy” buffet with choices of pastas, sauces, meats and vegetables from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Silent Auction features a Crystal Lake historic print, fire features, $1,000 in Gift Certificates, an outdoor “Super Chair” and more. 50-50 Raffle held at 10:00 p.m. Music on the upper deck from 7:00-11:00 p.m. featuring R&B soul-funk band, The Pocket Kings. Register today!

* Kids welcome from 6:00-8:00 p.m. with organized activities (6:00-8:00 p.m.) and kids buffet (6:30-8:00 pm.) Adults only from 8:00 -11:00 p.m.

July 14-17

Brian Redman Challenge

One of the largest vintage car races in the country is held at Road America. Learn more.

July 15

Vintage Race Car Concours d'Elegance

An evening parade of vintage race cars departs Road America's Gate 5 at around 6:00 p.m. Race cars are on display on Lake Street. Learn more.

July 16

Vintage Sports Car Concours d'Elegance

Vintage cars are on display on Lake Street. Live entertainment and dancing finishes the evening. Learn more.

July 22

CLAA's Mid-Summer Party

This party is a great chance to socialize with your lake friends and neighbors. Event will be held at the Tiki Bar Veranda at Victorian Village from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Details pending.

July 24

Historic Base Ball Game

Base Ball played by the rules of 1860's. Cheer on the Red Jackets as they challenge Old World Wisconsin. Game time is 1:30 p.m. Learn more.

August 2016

August 4-7

Sports Car Challenge and Championship

Witness incredible sports car racing at Road America. Learn more.

August 8

Elkhart Lake's Downtown Night

The Taste of Elkhart held during Downtown Night offers the opportunity to sample a variety of local restaurant favorites. Live music and activities including pony rides, rock climbing wall, wagon rides, dunk tank and kids games. Learn more.

August 13

Lake Street Run

Support Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Sheboygan County and the ELGAA with this 5-mile and 2-mile run/walk. Learn more.

August 13

Traditional Driving

Observe carriage-driving of the past in traditional dress and vehicles of all types as they compete in a cone course. Learn more.

August 25


Nail biting racing action at Road America. Learn more.

August 28

OPTIMA Faceoff

Event includes autocross, road course, braking/accelerating challenges and more!. Learn more.

August 28

Arts and Craft Show

One of the most popular fairs of its kind. Something for everyone. Food available. Held at Wade House. Learn more.

September 2016

September 4

CLAA's Bust Up Party-Meeting

This end-of-summer party/meeting includes food and fun beginning at 7:30 p.m. Location TBD.

September 15-18

VSCDA Fall Vintage Festival

Nearly 250 vintage and historic cars are expected during this 3-day event at Road America. Learn more.

September 24-25

Civil War Weekend

The largest Civil War re-enactment and encampment in Wisconsin. Schedule includes two battles, drills, and demonstrations. Learn more.

October 2016

October 1-2

Tough Mudder

Test your endurance in a 10-12 mile obstacle course that involves, ice-cold water, mud and fire at Road America.

October 8-9

Pumpkin Patch Family Weekend

Activities include museum tours, wagon rides, pumpkin patch, corn maze, snacks, decorations, kids activities, and fishing. Learn more.

October 30-November 1

Harvest Moon Ball

A weekend of dining, dancing and Big Band music at the Osthoff.