2017 Merrimac Community Festival The Village of Merrimac Wisconsin will host its 12th annual Merrimac Community Festival on Saturday August 5. This event will take place at Merrimac’s Memorial Park on the shore of Lake Wisconsin and proceeds will be applied toward future improvements to Merrimac parks. Merrimac is located on the eastern edge of Sauk County, 35 miles northwest of Madison, six miles northwest of Lodi (across the ferry), 11 miles south of Baraboo, 10 miles north of Prairie du Sac, and 15 miles southwest of Portage. The Beaverland Must-Skis water ski performance team from Beaver Dam will be featured once again at the Merrimac Community Festival, scheduled for August 5, 2017. The Must-Skis team continues to participate in water ski tournaments around the nation every year, as well as their regular scheduled shows. Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy these shows at Merrimac’s Memorial Park on the shoreline of beautiful Lake Wisconsin. Planned festival activities will include the two water ski shows, a raffle, food and beverage vendors, a horseshoe pitching tournament, chicken drop bingo game, kids’ super hero fun run and kids’ activity tent, live music, arts & crafts vendors and a spectacular view of beautiful Lake Wisconsin! Sponsors, raffle donors, vendors and volunteers are welcome to join in the fun! Go to the Village of Merrimac website at villageofmerrimac.org to fill out an application indicating interest. Questions or requests for more information may be emailed to Merrimac@merr.com or phone 608-493-2122.