Don’t Miss These December Events
12 days of Pewaukee
12 days of events, merchant specials, giveaways, plus a lot of holiday cheer starting Dec. 3. Visit here to get full details and the event schedule. Updates will be done continually, so check back often.
Mistletoe Market Craft & Art Fair
Dec. 2-3 • Waukesha County Expo Center
Mistletoe Market offers 100 craft booths to peruse for holiday gifts.
Angel Art Crawl
Dec. 3 • Downtown Waukesha
The Angel Art Crawl will feature an amazing 175 artisans at 20 galleries and showplaces. Walk the downtown streets to discover your next artistic treasure, shop the boutiques, listen to live music and indulge in food and drink.
Old World Christmas
Dec. 3-4, 10-11• Old World Wisconsin
Enjoy a 19th-century celebration of Christmas tales and holiday customs, featuring Old World storytelling, live performances by holiday characters from our immigrant past, free horse-drawn bobsled rides (or wagon rides, if there’s no snow)), caroling and hymn singing. Delight in food sampling from cherished recipes, and many more activities that capture the merriment of the season.
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Stopping by Hartland on Dec. 6
Catch the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train in Hartland (just 15 min. from Pewaukee) at the parking lot adjacent to Cottonwood and Pawling Avenues at 6:15pm, with live music by Kelly Prescott and Colin James from 6:30-7pm.
Waukesha Silver Bells
Waukesha Silver Bells festivities continue in downtown Waukesha with photos with Santa (thru Dec. 17) horse-drawn carriage rides, Ugly Sweater Sat., Dec. 10, letters to Santa (thru Dec. 18).
For Purely Elfish Reasons
Dec. 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18 • Waukesha Civic Theatre
For Purely Elfish Reasons is a holiday comedy about Santa Claus and his elves moving on to bigger and better things – and nothing is getting done. Written by local playwright and composer Jason Powell and is sure to delight all ages.
Country Christmas Holiday Lights Display
Nov. 25-27 • Country Christmas
See Wisconsin’s largest outdoor drive-through lights display, The Country Christmas Nov. 25-27 and Dec. 2-31. Located at Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Rd in Pewaukee. Admission cost is by carload and cost varies.