With the calendar turning from July to August this week, it means football is just around the corner.

Training camp has started for the Green Bay Packers and will peak this Saturday, Aug. 4, with Family Night, presented by Bellin Health, at Lambeau Field.

Day activities get underway at 1:30 p.m. in the Lambeau Field Atrium and parking lot. Evening activities get underway in the stadium at 5:30 p.m., followed by on-field football warm-ups at 6:30 and the practice beginning at approximately 7:30.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster or Packers Ticket Office.

For fans not attending Family Night, it will be televised on TODAY’S TMJ4 in Milwaukee, in conjunction with NBC26 in Green Bay, as well as on WKOW-TV in Madison, WXOW-TV in LaCrosse, WQOW-TV in Eau Claire, WAOW-TV in Wausau, KQDS-TV in Duluth-Superior and WLUC-TV in Escanaba-Marquette.

Following Family Night, the Packers will concentrate on four preseason games: Thursday, Aug. 9, against Tennessee; Thursday, Aug. 16, against Pittsburgh; Friday, Aug. 24, at Oakland; and Thursday, Aug. 30, at Kansas City. The Packers will open the regular season Sunday, Sept. 9, against the rival Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field at 7:20 p.m.

Meanwhile, the 2018 Wisconsin Badgers football season will host its annual Wisconsin Football Family Fun Day, presented by Alliant Energy, today, Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. 

Plenty of familiar faces from the 2017 Orange Bowl champions will be on hand at this annual family-friendly event. Fans of all ages are encouraged to head to Camp Randall for a chance to meet the team and head coach Paul Chryst for autographs and photos. Fans will also receive complimentary team posters courtesy of American Family Insurance.

Fans should enter Camp Randall Stadium at Gate 1 or Gate 10. Admission is free. Parking will be available for $10 in Lot 17 and Lot 20.

In the event of rain, Family Fun Day will be held indoors at the adjacent McClain Center.

The Badgers opened fall camp Saturday, July 28, at Camp Randall Stadium and in the adjacent practice field. Wisconsin’s fall practice schedule goes until Wednesday, Aug. 22. The regular season starts Friday, Aug. 31, with the Badgers playing at home against Western Kentucky.

Chryst is going into his third season as the Badgers coach. Last season, Wisconsin went 13-1, played in the Big Ten Championship Game and won the Orange Bowl. The Badgers finished ranked No. 7 in the country.

With the Packers and Badgers in training camps, excitement is building for football fans as the regular season is just around the corner.