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Completed renovation 2015

The Fort Atkinson Club Comes Full Circle

From the inception of The Fort Atkinson Club in 1912, there was a clear vision of what the building would be to both its members and the community that surrounded it. That vision was to be a place for social enjoyment and recreation, conversation where wit meets wit, and, above all, a place to cultivate […]


“Contemporary Concurrent Majorities: Medical Marijuana, State Policies, and Federal Response” by Jolly Emrey (UW-W, Dept. of Political Science) In 2014, Congress prohibited the U.S. Department of Justice from spending funds to prosecute people who are complying with state laws that permit medical marijuana. In late July 2016, the Department of Justice indicated that it was […]

2016 Fall LECTURE SERIES - Fort Atkinson Club


The Fort Atkinson Club Community Center presents…2016 Fall LECTURE SERIES View/Print the FLYER Informative and wide-ranging talks given by local experts in their fields. Q&A will follow. Every other Tuesday (and sometimes Thursday; see below) at 7:30pm → at The Fort Atkinson Club, 211 S. Water St. East. Free and open to the public! Organizers: Ben Knowles […]

Renae Mitchell - Director of the Fort Atkinson Club

Renae Mitchell Named Director Of The Fort Atkinson Club

July 11, 2016 Renae Mitchell will become the director of The Fort Atkinson Club effective July 11. She comes to The FAC with extensive experience running several 501(c) 3 organizations. Formerly serving as executive director of The Prairie Enthusiasts Land Trust and the University of Wisconsin – Rock County Foundation, Mitchell is an experienced grant-writer […]

pageflipThe recently renovated Fort Atkinson Club is an independent, multi-purpose, nonprofit center that serves the community, neighbors, and visitors of Fort Atkinson, WI. Our vision is that this historic downtown hub along the Rock River will provide people of all ages and backgrounds a place to come together through education, arts, wellness, business, community events, and other fun activities -- while showcasing the history, culture, and heritage of the area. We are developing a wide variety of ways to nurture and support our vibrant community and offer many opportunities for others to participate in positive collaboration.

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Weddings at The Fort Atkinson Club

Our elegant and historic building is perfect for your wedding or family event and available year-round. A large patio overlooking the river is available in season with an upstairs theater as a back-up.  We are a community center hosting both public and private events and prices vary depending on times and types of events. Weekends fill up quickly, so please contact us soon.

Celebrate Your Many Stages of Life

The Fort Atkinson Club has the room to host your special event for any stage of life. There are several event spaces, meeting rooms with A/V capabilities, large lounges, a fireplace, patio, two kitchens, a theater, dance floors and an old-fashioned two-lane bowling alley. We would love to give you a tour!