Must-See Holiday Lights Guide | Northeast WI | 2019

Must-See Holiday Lights Guide | Northeast WI | 2019

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  • 20 November,2019

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It is that magical time of year, Snow will be here soon and Christmas is only 1 month away!  In between visiting Santa, Christmas Shopping, Decorating your tree and everything else, make sure to set some time aside to see some of these AMAZING, MUST SEE Holiday Lights!

(Last updated – 11/21/19)

 


⭐ WPS Garden of Lights at Green Bay Botanical Garden in Green Bay.

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays | 5–9 pm

November 29–December 1,  December 5-8,  December 12-15,  December 19-22

Thursday, December 26–Monday, December 30 | 5–9 pm

Family Nights: Thursdays December 5, 12 & 19 from 5pm-9pm.  Children 12 & under in the same household receive FREE walking admission with one paid adult.

Wagon rides are every night from 5pm-7pm.

Special features include a meet and greet with Mrs. Claus, letters to Santa, Face Painting by Lori, G-Gagers Train club display and of course pictures with Santa.

Experience hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights for the Holiday Season either by foot or horse drawn carriage.  You can also enjoy live entertainment, photos with Santa and food and beverage.  Get your tickets now here.


 

⭐ Celebration of Lights at Menominee Park in Oshkosh.

Friday, November 29th thru Saturday, January 4th, 2020. ~ 5:30pm – 9pm daily. General Admission per carload is $10.00.  $1 off with a non-perishable in-date canned food donation.

Free Community Nights from 5pm-9pm on December 3, 6, 10, 17 & 25.

Drive thru this Lighted Park and enjoy the thousands of twinkling lights, the 100-foot tree and sculptured scenes to the animated light displays.  Be sure to bring your camera for some great photo opportunities especially with Santa and his Reindeer.  More details can be found here.


 

⭐ Winter Wonderland of Lights at Holtwood Park in Oconto.

November 29th thru January 5th, every day, from 5pm-11pm.  This is free, Cars are permitted but walking is encouraged.  View over 150 lighted displays, sponsored by area businesses and organizations, throughout the park from the comfort of your car. Pack the car with hot chocolate and cookies and make this your new family tradition.


 

⭐ Delightfully Calumet Holiday Light Show at Hobart Park in Chilton.

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December from 5pm-9pm.

Free entry to the Light show is given with a non-perishable food item per vehicle.  All food donations will benefit local food pantries.


 

⭐ Fond du Lac Lakeside Lights Show at Lakeside Park in Fond du Lac.

November 28th thru December 31st from 5pm-11pm everyday!

Tune your car radio to 87.9.  The show is free but donations are greatly appreciated.  Snacks are available for purchase at the snack cabin!


 

⭐ Making Spirits Bright Event at Evergreen Park in Sheboygan.

November 29th – December 31st nightly from 5pm-9pm.  (Closed on December 24th).  The event is presented by the Rotary Clubs of Sheboygan County with the objective to collect pantry items for the Sheboygan County Food Bank.  Admission is free, but a donation of pantry items is requested. Visitors can drop off their donations as they enter the park.

Nearly 325,000 individual lights have been incorporated into dazzling displays and choreographed to holiday music along the 1.1-mile-long forested route. New displays have been added and perennial favorites have been enhanced creating a new experience for this year’s visitors.


 

⭐ Lights in Lincoln Park, 211 Riverside Dr. in Manitowoc

November 29th thru December 14th,  Thursdays thru Saturdays from 5pm-8pm.

December 19th thru 28th ~ Every night from 5pm to 8pm each night.

Drive thru this brilliant display of lights and enjoy seeing over 40 lit displays. Visit Santa in his North Pole Cabin #1, every Friday night and enjoy hot cocoa and cookies with your friends and family.  Cost is $5.00/car


 

⭐ Winter Jubilee Light Show at Titletown Park/Plaza facing Lambeau Field. The show is seven minutes long, and plays every half hour from 6pm-9pm (starting on the hour + half hour) most Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 29th -Dec. 28th.

 

Fox Cities Festival of Lights at Darboy Community Park.

November 29th thru December 14th – Fridays and Saturdays and everyday December 20th-31st.  All nights from 5pm-9pm

This a new annual event in Darboy. Visitors will be able to take a walk on the wooded trails through the park to see a wide variety of custom made light displays made from a variety of materials. Some of the displays will represent well known sites and destinations from the Fox Cities!

Parking will be on the east side of the park and at Sunrise Elementary School. The small parking lot next to the park shelter is for volunteers and handicap parking only!

 


 

⭐ Santa’s Rock n Lights at Brown County Fairground in De Pere.

November 22nd thru December 31st from 5pm-9pm

This is a drive thru Christmas light show experience. This is a totally new tradition in which the lights are animated to Christmas music instead of just your traditional still displays. We invite you to load up family and friends to watch the action of lights dancing to music all from the warmth of your car!

Admission is 20.00/car (Sun-Thur) and 25.00/car (Fri/Sat)

 

 

Here is a list of other Holiday lights or light shows throughout Northeast WI.

 

⭐ These Lights Ruel on 149 Ramlen Court in Appleton. Thursday, November 28th thru December 25th  from 5:30pm-10pm. These Lights Ruel is a computer controlled animated Christmas light display.  ****Important Note**** – Drive around the court rather than turning around in the drive ways of the neighbors!

Christmas on Fox Street in Chilton.  November 29th thru December 31st from 4:30pm-9pm.   It is set to music and features 20,000 LED lights.

Holiday Light Display at W5989 Garnet Dr. in Appleton.  November 28th thru December 25th from 6pm-10pm daily.  Proceeds from donations help raise money to help fulfill life-affirming wishes for local children struggling with life-threatening medical conditions.

⭐ Brix Street Light Show at 86 Brix St. in Clintonville.  Show’s are daily starting November 28th thru December 24th.  5pm-9pm (Sunday-Thursday) and 5pm-10pm (Friday/Saturday).

Christmas Light Show at 6844 Shanty Rd. in Greenleaf.  Look for the Big Grinch! Show’s run daily thru the holidays from 5pm-11pm.  They are taking donations to support Saving Paws Rescue, just look for the donation jar.

⭐ The North Pole at 1020 Prospect Lane in Kaukauna Industrial Park.

November 28th thru December 31st from 6pm-9pm.  New is an Ice cutting house, A General Store with elves, and a North Pole Warming center where people go inside and get warm and watch the Polar Express movie and just rest and also a new North Pole Village Square.   **** This is free but -please leave a donation, especially this year as this will be their last year at this location.

⭐ Frosty’s Festival of Lights at 1434 Daisy Drive in Manitowoc.  Starts Thanksgiving night thru Christmas. 6:30pm-10:30pm on Friday and Saturdays and 6:30pm-9:30pm Sunday thru Thursday.  They are taking donations for the Shop with a Cop Program.  Tune to 89.7 to enjoy the music and lights.

⭐ TR Light Show at 2314 42nd Street in Two Rivers.  December 1st thru 31st from 5pm-10pm every night.

Schumacher’s Christmas Light Show at 800 19th St. in Two Rivers.  Tune to 106.1 fm to hear the show.  December 1st thru 31st every Friday-Sunday from 5pm-9pm.

 

The following is an active list from last year.  These have not yet been confirmed but if you have updates, please let us know!

 

⭐ 1600 Prospect Ave. in Appleton

⭐ 1033 Walden Ave. in Appleton

⭐ 1218 Grant St. in Appleton

⭐ 1307 W. Frances St. in Appleton

⭐ 1019 W. Parkway St. in Appleton.

⭐ 207 Jean Ct. in Combined Locks.  Lights are set to music.

⭐ 1144 Trailwood Dr. in DePere.  Something new each year and they have over 12,000 lights choreographed to music.

⭐ W393 Alpine Dr. in DePere.

⭐ King of Arms Subdivision in Green Bay.  There are blocks of holiday lights.

⭐ 100 Mandrake Dr. in Green Bay.

⭐ 3348 Davies Ave. in Green Bay.

⭐ 1400 Lime Kiln Ave. in Green Bay.

⭐ W7191 Sunfield Dr. in Greenville.  Lights are set to music.

⭐ 600 S. Wild Rose Lane in Grand Chute.  Lights are set to music.

⭐ N1347 Woodland Dr. in Greenville.

⭐ N1690 County Rd. T in Hortonville.  The display is set to music.

⭐ 1756 Lenwood in Howard.

⭐ 3603 Evergren Ave. in Howard.

⭐ 456 Crestview Rd. in Kaukauna.  25,000 lights timed to music, taking donations for St. Jude’s.

⭐ 1403 4th St. in Kewaunee.  Lights are set to music.

⭐ 126 S. Birch St. in Kimberly.  Lights are set to music.

⭐ 115 Homewood Ct. in Little Chute.

⭐ 1500 Hoover Ave. in Little Chute.

⭐ Paradise Drive in Little Chute – 3 houses with lights.

⭐ 3280 Newtonburg Rd. in Manitowoc.  Lights are set to music every night, starting at 5pm.  Tune radio to 89.1 fm.

⭐ 5031 Wagon Wheel Rd. in Manitowoc.  Lights are set to music.  Nightly December 1 thru December 30th from 5pm-9pm.  Donations are appreciated.

⭐ 839 Indian Dr. in Manitowoc.  Lights are set to music.  Runs every night from 5pm-9pm.  Donations are appreciated.

⭐ 1710 Phillipen St. in Manitowoc.  Lights are set to music.

⭐ 2238 Oneida St. in Menasha.

⭐ 990 Stuart Ct. in Neenah.

⭐ 210 River St. in Neenah.  Lights are set to music.

⭐ 1610 Oakridge Rd. in Neenah.

⭐ 940 W. 7th Ave. in Oshkosh.  Four songs every 12 minutes from 7pm-8pm every night til Christmas.

⭐ 1160 Laager Ln. in Oshkosh.  Over 20 audio sequences make this a one of a kind light show.  Tune to 89.7 fm and enjoy.

⭐ 706 N. Main St. in Seymour.  Lights are set to music.

⭐ Corner of Lieg & Lincoln in Shawano.

⭐ 14 Briarwood Lane in Shawano.

 

The following shows are not running for 2019!

 

** The Black Family Light Show at W12667 County Rd M in Caroline.  Not having lights this year.

** Crazy Lights Show at 218 Newton Le Ct. in Kaukauna.  This show is no longer!

** Hedtke Holiday Spectacular, 202 Hawthorne Ct. in Chilton.  No longer as of 2019.

** Sunnybrook Lights Christmas Light Show at 336 Sunnybrook Dr. in Oshkosh.  Not in 2019.


Happy Light Hunting Everyone!  I will continue to update this list as the Season goes on!

 

Gift Ideas for Hard to Buy for People

Gift Ideas for Hard to Buy for People

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  • 08 November,2019

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Do you struggle to think of gift ideas for friends or family who seem to have everything?  Don’t panic! We have come up with a great gift list for people who are hard to buy for.  You might even find a few gifts you’d like to purchase for yourself!

 

 

🎁 Donation to a charity in their name.

🎁 Theater tickets

🎁 Escape Room gift certificate

🎁 Cheese board of different cheeses and a fancy slicer

🎁 A Knife set with a Cutting Board

🎁 A Netflix/Amazon/Starz/etc.. or Sirius Subscription

🎁 If they like Wine or Beer, get them some specialty beers or wines to enjoy.

🎁 State Park Yearly Pass

🎁 Paint/Craft/Art gift certificate

🎁 Chocolates/Candies

🎁 Car Washes/Detail to PDQ or places like that.

🎁 Candles

🎁 Smoker or Grill

🎁 Do you have a guy that may enjoy some fancy Cigars and Brandy?

🎁 Rounds of Golf at their favorite Golf Course

🎁 We live in Wisconsin and a heated blanket is always appreciated.

🎁 Think of Games they may like. Cribbage, Cards Against Humanity, Speak Out, etc..

🎁 Head to a local craft show and buy something unique and homemade

🎁 Do they have a hobby?  Get them something to further their hobby

🎁 Concert Tickets

🎁 Salon/Spa Gift Cards

🎁 Jewelry

🎁 Cookbooks

🎁 An Experience! Maybe it’s not a thing you should give but maybe something to do like zip lining, hot air balloon rides, sky diving or a nascar experience.

🎁 Lottery Tickets

🎁 Gas Gift Cards/Grocery Gift Cards/Amazon Gift Cards/Restaurant Gift Cards, etc.

🎁 Magazine Subscriptions

🎁 Technology – a Fitbit, a portable phone charger, I-Pad, Laptop, Kindle, Go-Pro or Drone…

🎁 Tickets to see a local Sports Team

🎁 Cable TV Sports Package

🎁 Movie Ticket Package to include tickets, popcorn, candy, soda

🎁 Something of the month packages.  It could be food, flowers, books, wine, almost anything you can find for this.

🎁 Do they have a favorite Sports Team? Get them apparel or something with their team logo on it.

🎁 Monogram a mug, a picture frame, towels, a blanket and so on and so forth.

🎁 Memberships to Museums, Zoo’s, YMCA’s or even the EAA

🎁 Music or Art Lessons

Northeast WI Living Nativities / 2019

Northeast WI Living Nativities / 2019

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  • 07 November,2019

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LIVING NATIVITIES are happening throughout Northeast WI! These are Free and a great family event!  Mark your Calendars and enjoy the true meaning behind Christmas and the joys of the birth of our Lord and Savior!

 

🌟 Appleton Alliance Church – Streets of Bethlehem in Appleton Dec. 19th thru Dec. 22nd from 5:30pm-9pm.

Stroll the village streets and shops, you will see, hear, smell, touch, and taste what life was like the night of Jesus’ birth.  This event is free and open to the community.


🌟 Martin Luther Church & School in Oshkosh on Sat. Dec. 7th from 4pm-7pm.

The Live Nativity is presented in a drive-through and walk-through fashion. Enter by vehicle or on foot from Algoma Boulevard. Follow the Scripture passages through the lot and exit onto Elmwood Avenue. No Charge.


🌟 St. John’s Lutheran Church in Two Rivers on Sat. Dec. 7th from 4:30pm-7:30pm.


🌟 Peace Lutheran Church in Neenah on Fri. Dec. 13th from 6pm-7:30pm


🌟 Our Savior Lutheran Church in Green Bay on Wed. Dec. 11th from 5:30pm-7pm.

The church yard will be alive again this year with shepherds, Wise men, Mary and Joseph, along with livestock and the Christ child. There will be repeated performances at 5:30; 6:00 & 6:30 Home made soup, bread and desserts will be served. Free will offerings will accepted. There will be a collection of nutritious non-perishable food items for Manna for Life.


🌟 St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Howards Grove, WI.  Dec. 6th & 7th from 6pm-9pm.

See and hear a live 15 minute outdoor presentation of the Christmas Story with live animals.  Begins every 20 minutes.  Warm up in the gym, decorated as Bethlehem, and enjoy refreshments and Christmas Carols.


🌟 Cristo Rey Ranch Live Nativity in Mount Calvary, WI.  Dec. 14th-15th at 5:30pm.

Held in the heated Cristo Rey Ranch Barn.  A re-enactment of Jesus’ birth with actors and live animals.  Performances are held in a barn with hay bales. Seating is limited. Tickets go on sale first week of November.


🌟 Emanuel Lutheran Church in New London.  Friday, Dec. 6th from 5:30pm-6:30pm.

Come in for some chili and some Christmas delights and warm yourself with some wonderful fellowship.  Chili will be served from 5 p.m. until the supplies run out.  The live nativity program will run three times from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.  There will be singing, fire pits, sheep, goats, a donkey and even a camel.  They will also be showing the movie The Nativity Story at 7 p.m.  All are welcome.  For additional information contact the church at (920) 982-5444.


🌟 St. Mary Parish in Appleton.  Friday, Dec. 20th and Sunday, Dec. 22nd from 6pm-8pm.

Come for the Indoor or Outdoor Nativity! On Friday, December 20, the Nativity will take place outside across the street in front of the school. On Sunday, December 22, the Nativity will take place in our Church. On Sunday there will also be hospitality in the Community Room!


 

 

***I haven’t found any updated dates/times for the following ones from last year’s list.

First Baptist Church in Sturgeon Bay, Date?? at 6pm and 7pm.  Free admission and refreshments!

 Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Marinette on ?? from 5pm-8pm.  The presentations will last 20 minutes and be presented approximately every 20 minutes. Refreshments and entertainment will also be provided in the school gym. No charge. 

All Saints Catholic Parish in Berlin.   Nativity will be located outside of First National Bank Depot, 140 W. Huron St. in Berlin. Date? from 2pm-6pm.  We are going to make the Nativity Scene come to Life and we invite you to come participate as this amazing story unfolds with each character from Mary, Joseph, and the Shepard’s as they gaze at the newborn child, together in the stable.

 Alleluia Lutheran Church in Greenleaf on ? from 5:30pm-8:30pm.  Live Nativity Walk. Enjoy the sounds of Christmas through local choirs & musicians, ornament making & face painting! Food and Refreshments: hot dogs, chips, cookies, hot chocolate, cider & coffee.  All of this is FREE (donations welcomed) and open to the public.

Holiday TV Specials | Northeast WI Activities

Holiday TV Specials | Northeast WI Activities

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  • 06 November,2019

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We all know that the best part of any Holiday Season are the classic Christmas Specials/Movies.  This is a list of the specials and holiday classics that you will find on the local networks for Northeast WI.

 

11/27 Wed/7P – ABC – A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

11/27 Wed/8P – NBC – A Saturday Night Live Thanksgiving

11/28 Thu/9A – NBC – Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

11/28 Thu/9A – CBS – Thanksgiving Day Parade

11/28 Thu/8P – ABC – The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration

11/29 Fri/7P – CBS – Frosty the Snowman

11/29 Fri/7:30P – CBS – Frosty Returns

11/30 Sat/7P – NBC – It’s a Wonderful Life

11/30 Sat/7P – CBS – Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire

11/30 Sat/7:30P – CBS – Robbie the Reindeer: Legend of the Lost Tribe

11/30 Sat/8P – CBS – The Story of Santa Claus

12/1 Sun/7P – ABC – Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town

12/2 Mon/7P – CBS – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

12/2 Mon/8P – ABC – The Great Christmas Light Fight (Season Premiere)

12/3 Tue/7P – NBC – How the Grinch Stole Christmas

12/3 Tue/730P – NBC – How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming

12/3 Tue/8P – ABC – CMA Country Christmas

12/4 Wed/7P – NBC – Annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center

12/5 Thu/7P – ABC – A Charlie Brown Christmas

12/5 Thu/7:30P – ABC – Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales

12/5 Thu/8P – NBC – A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special

12/5 Thu/8P – ABC – Same Time, Next Christmas (Original Movie Premiere)

12/9 Mon/7P – ABC – The Great Christmas Light Fight

12/12 Thu/7P – ABC – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure

12/12 Thu/7:30P – ABC – Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story That Time Forgot

12/12 Thu/8P – ABC – The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition

12/12 Thu/9P – NBC – A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy

12/14 Sat/7P – NBC – How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming

12/14 Sat/7:30P – NBC – Dreamworks Trolls Holiday

12/15 Sun/6P – ABC – The Sound of Music

12/16 Mon/7P – ABC – The Great Christmas Light Fight

12/16 Mon/8P – CW – Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2019

12/16 Mon/9P – NBC – Holidays with the Houghs

12/17 Tue/7:30P – ABC – Shrek the Halls

12/19 Thu/7P – CW – iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2019

12/19 Thu/7P – ABC – Disney Prep & Landing

12/19 Thu/7:30P – ABC – Prep & Landing 2 – Naughty vs. Nice

12/19 Thu/8P – ABC – The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition

12/20 Fri/7P – CBS – I Love Lucy Christmas Special

12/22 Sun/7P – ABC – I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown

12/22 Sun/8P – CBS – Home for the Holidays with Idina Menzel

12/24 Tue/7P – NBC – It’s a Wonderful Life

12/24 Tue/7P – Fox – A Christmas Story Live

12/25 Wed/9A – ABC – Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade

12/25 Wed/7P – NBC – How the Grinch Stole Christmas

12/26 Thu/7P – ABC – Happy New Year, Charlie Brown

12/26 Thu/8P – ABC – The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition

12/31 Tue/7P – NBC – A Toast to 2019!

12/31 Tue/7P – ABC – Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest

12/31 Tue/9P – NBC – New Year’s Eve Special

1/1/20 Wed/10:30A – NBC – Tournament of Roses Parade

Holiday Parades 2019 / Northeast WI

Holiday Parades 2019 / Northeast WI

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  • 03 November,2019

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It’s hard to believe the Christmas Season is about to begin!  Northeast WI Activities is ready to help get you in the Spirit of the Season with our list of Holiday Parades.


 

November 14

🎅 Oshkosh at 6:30pm “March of the Toys”

 


November 21

🎅  Berlin at 6pm. 34th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade. Theme is “Movie Scenes with a Christmas Tree”.

 


 

November 22

🎅 Kewaunee at 6:30pm  – Holiday Lights Parade

🎅 Menominee, MI at 6pm – Downtown Christmas Parade

 


 

November 23

🎅 Green Bay at 10am  “Holiday Magic”

🎅 Sturgeon Bay at 10am  “Christmas by the Bay”

 


 

November 26

🎅 Appleton at 6:30pm  “Home For The Holidays”

 


 

November 27

🎅 Manitowoc at 6:30pm  – Lakeshore Holiday Parade

 


 

November 28

🎅 Jacksonport at 10:30am for the 23rd Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.

 


 

November 29

🎅 Plymouth at 7pm

 


 

November 30

🎅 Two Rivers at 5:30pm  “Hometown Christmas Parade”

🎅 Crivitz at 6pm “Elf on a Float”

🎅 Kiel at 6:30pm

🎅 Fremont at 4:30pm

 


 

December 1

🎅 Sheboygan Holiday Parade at 5pm  “Candy Factory”

 


 

December 2

🎅 Clintonville at 6pm – Holiday Parade

🎅 Little Chute at 6:30pm

 


 

December 3

🎅 Kaukauna at 6pm “Electric City Parade”

 


 

December 6

🎅 New London at 6pm  “Holiday of Wonder”

🎅 Shawano at 6pm  “The North Pole”

 


 

December 7

🎅 Iola at 10am “Christmas Parade”

🎅 Oconto at 2pm

🎅 Freedom at 6pm “Freezin’ for a Reason”

🎅 Marinette at 1pm  “The Polar Express Movie”

🎅 Howard/Suamico at 1pm  “The Magic of Christmas”

🎅 Chilton Parade of Lights at 5pm

🎅 Fond du Lac at 4:15pm “Holiday Parade of Lights”

🎅 Omro at 5pm  “The Music and Magic of Christmas”

🎅 Wrightstown Holiday Parade at 11am

🎅 Weyauwega at 5:30pm

 


 

December 14

🎅 Manawa at 5pm – Christmas Parade “Miracle on Bridge Street”

🎅 Pound at 5pm – Christmas Parade of Lights

Northeast WI Living Nativities / 2018

Northeast WI Living Nativities / 2018

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  • 10 November,2018

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LIVING NATIVITIES are happening throughout Northeast WI! These are Free and a great family event!  Mark your Calendars and enjoy the true meaning behind Christmas and the joys of the birth of our Lord and Savior!

 

🌟 Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Marinette on Nov. 30th & Dec. 1st from 5pm-8pm.

The presentations will last 20 minutes and be presented approximately every 20 minutes. Refreshments and entertainment will also be provided in the school gym. No charge. 


🌟 Martin Luther Church & School in Oshkosh on Sat. Dec. 1st from 4pm-7pm.

The Live Nativity is presented in a drive-through and walk-through fashion. Enter by vehicle or on foot from Algoma Boulevard. Follow the Scripture passages through the lot and exit onto Elmwood Avenue. No Charge.


🌟 St. John’s Lutheran Church in Two Rivers on Sat. Dec. 1st from 4:30pm-7:30pm.


🌟 Peace Lutheran Church in Neenah on Fri. Dec. 14th from 6pm-7:30pm


🌟 Our Savior Lutheran Church in Green Bay on Wed. Dec. 12th from 5:30pm-7pm.

The church yard will be alive again this year with shepherds, Wise men, Mary and Joseph, along with livestock and the Christ child. There will be repeated performances at 5:30; 6:00 & 6:30 Home made soup, bread and desserts will be served. Free will offerings will accepted. There will be a collection of nutritious non-perishable food items for Manna for Life.

 


🌟 St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Howards Grove, WI.  Dec. 1-2 from 6pm-9pm and Dec. 3rd from 4pm-7pm.

See and hear a live 15 minute outdoor presentation of the Christmas Story with live animals.  Begins every 20 minutes.  Warm up in the gym, decorated as Bethlehem, and enjoy refreshments and Christmas Carols.


🌟 Cristo Rey Ranch Live Nativity in Mount Calvary, WI.  Dec. 7-8 at 5:30pm.

Held in the heated Cristo Rey Ranch Barn.  A re-enactment of Jesus’ birth with actors and live animals.  Performances are held in a barn with hay bales. Seating is limited.


 

 

🌟 Emanuel Lutheran Church in New London.  Friday, Dec. 7th from 5:30pm-6:30pm.

Come in for some chili and some Christmas delights and warm yourself with some wonderful fellowship.  Chili will be served from 5 p.m. until the supplies run out.  The live nativity program will run three times from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.  There will be singing, fire pits, sheep, goats, a donkey and even a camel.  They will also be showing the movie The Nativity Story at 7 p.m.  All are welcome.  For additional information contact the church at (920) 982-5444.


🌟 All Saints Catholic Parish in Berlin.   Nativity will be located outside of First National Bank Depot, 140 W. Huron St. in Berlin. Saturday, December 8th from 2pm-6pm.

We are going to make the Nativity Scene come to Life and we invite you to come participate as this amazing story unfolds with each character from Mary, Joseph, and the Shepard’s as they gaze at the newborn child, together in the stable.


 

🌟 Alleluia Lutheran Church in Greenleaf on Wed. Dec. 12th from 5:30pm-8:30pm.

Live Nativity Walk. Enjoy the sounds of Christmas through local choirs & musicians, ornament making & face painting! Food and Refreshments: hot dogs, chips, cookies, hot chocolate, cider & coffee.  All of this is FREE (donations welcomed) and open to the public.

 

 

***I haven’t found any updated dates/times for the following ones from last year’s list.

First Baptist Church in Sturgeon Bay, Dec. 2nd & Dec. 3rd at 6pm and 7pm.  Free admission and refreshments!

Appleton Alliance Church – Streets of Bethlehem will return in 2019.

 

 

Holiday/Christmas Parades 2017 – Northeast WI

Holiday/Christmas Parades 2017 – Northeast WI

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  • 01 November,2017

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It’s hard to believe the Christmas Season is about to begin!  Northeast WI Activities is ready to help get you in the Spirit of the Season with our list of Holiday Parades.


 

November 16

🎅  Berlin at 6pm. 31st Annual Lighted Christmas Parade. Theme is “Games and Board Games”.

🎅 Oshkosh at 6:30pm “A Charlie Brown Christmas”


 

November 17

🎅 Kewaunee at 6:30pm  – Holiday Lights Parade

🎅 Menominee, MI at 6pm


 

November 18

🎅 Green Bay at 10am  “Holiday Memories”

🎅 Sturgeon Bay at 10am  “Christmas by the Bay”


 

November 21

🎅 Appleton at 6:30pm  “Our Wish For The Season: Peace, Joy & Harmony”


 

November 22

🎅 Manitowoc at 6:30pm  “Lakeshore Holiday Parade”


 

November 23

🎅 Jacksonport at 10:30am for the 21st Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.


 

November 25

🎅 Two Rivers at 5:30pm  “Christmas Fantasy Parade”

🎅 Crivitz at 5:30pm “Jingle Bells”

🎅 Fremont at 4:30pm

🎅 Kiel at 6:30pm


 

November 26

🎅 Sheboygan at 5pm  “25th Annual Holiday Parade”


 

November 27

🎅 Clintonville at 6pm – Holiday Parade

🎅 Little Chute at 6:30pm


 

December 1

🎅 New London at 6pm  “Holiday of Wonder”

🎅 Shawano at 6pm  “Making The Season Bright”


 

December 2

🎅 Iola at 10am

🎅 Oconto at 1pm

🎅 Freedom at 6:30pm “Parade of Lights: Family Christmas”

🎅 Marinette at 1pm

🎅 Howard/Suamico at 1pm  “Winter Wonderland”

🎅 Chilton Parade of Lights at 5pm

🎅 Fond du Lac at 4:15pm “Christmas on the Lake”

🎅 Omro at 5pm  “Around The World”

🎅 Weyauwega at 5:30pm

🎅 Wrightstown at 12pm


 

December 5

🎅 Kaukauna at 6pm “Electric City Christmas Parade”


 

December 9

🎅 Manawa at 5pm – Christmas Parade

🎅 Pound at 5pm – Christmas Parade of Lights


 

Don’t know dates yet for 2017 ……… however, if you know these, please let me know by sending me an email at northeastwiactivities@gmail.com.

Nichols at 11:30am

Gift Ideas for Hard to Buy For People!

Gift Ideas for Hard to Buy For People!

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  • 19 November,2016

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Do you struggle to think of gift ideas for friends or family who seem to have everything?  Don’t panic! We have come up with a great gift list for people who are hard to buy for.  You might even find a few gifts you’d like to purchase for yourself!

 

?Donation to a charity in their name.

?Theater tickets

?Escape Room gift certificate

?Cheese board of different cheeses and a fancy slicer

?A Knife set with a Cutting Board

?A Netflix Subscription

?If they like Wine or Beer, get them some specialty beers or wines to enjoy.

?State Park Yearly Pass

?Paint/Craft/Art gift certificate

?Chocolates/Candies

?Car Washes/Detail to PDQ or places like that.

?Candles

?Smoker or Grill

?Do you have a guy that may enjoy some fancy Cigars and Brandy?

?Rounds of Golf at their favorite Golf Course

?We live in Wisconsin and a heated blanket is always appreciated.

?Think of Games they may like. Cribbage, Cards Against Humanity, Speak Out, etc..

?Head to a local craft show and buy something unique and homemade

?Do they have a hobby?  Get them something to further their hobby

?Concert Tickets

?Salon/Spa Gift Cards

?Jewelry

?Cookbooks

?An Experience! Maybe it’s not a thing you should give but maybe something to do like zip lining, hot air balloon rides, sky diving or a nascar experience.

?Lottery Tickets

?Gas Gift Cards/Grocery Gift Cards/Amazon Gift Cards/Restaurant Gift Cards, etc.

?Magazine Subscriptions

?Technology – a Fitbit, a portable phone charger, I-Pad, Laptop, Kindle, Go-Pro or Drone…

?Tickets to see a local Sports Team

?Cable TV Sports Package

?Movie Ticket Package to include tickets, popcorn, candy, soda

?Something of the month packages.  It could be food, flowers, books, wine, almost anything you can find for this.

?Do they have a favorite Sports Team? Get them apparel or something with their team logo on it.

?Monogram a mug, a picture frame, towels, a blanket and so on and so forth.

?Memberships to Museums, Zoo’s, YMCA’s or even the EAA

?Music or Art Lessons

Northeast WI Living Nativities / 2016

Northeast WI Living Nativities / 2016

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  • 17 November,2016

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LIVING NATIVITIES are happening throughout Northeast WI! These are Free and a great family event!  Mark your Calendars and enjoy the true meaning behind Christmas and the joys of the birth of our Lord and Savior!

 

Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Marinette on Dec. 2th & 3rd from 5pm-8pm.

The presentations will last 20 minutes and be presented approximately every 20 minutes. Refreshments and entertainment will also be provided in the school gym. No charge. 


 

Martin Luther Church & School in Oshkosh on Sat. Dec. 3rd from 4pm-7pm.

The Live Nativity is presented in a drive-through and walk-through fashion. Enter by vehicle or on foot from Algoma Boulevard. Follow the Scripture passages through the lot and exit onto Elmwood Avenue. No Charge.


 

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Two Rivers on Sat. Dec. 3rd from 4:30pm-7:30pm


 

Peace Lutheran Church in Neenah on Fri. Dec. 9th from 6pm-7:30pm


 

Our Savior Lutheran Church in Green Bay on Wed. Dec. 14th from 5:00pm-8pm.

The church yard will be alive again this year with shepherds, Wise men, Mary and Joseph, along with livestock and the Christ child. There will be repeated performances at 5:30; 6:00 & 6:30 Home made soup, bread and desserts will be served. Free will offerings will accepted. There will be a collection of nutritious non-perishable food items for Manna for Life.


 

Alleluia Lutheran Church in Greenleaf on Thur. Dec. 8th from 5pm-8pm.

Indoor Christmas Nativity Walk. Enjoy the sounds of Christmas through local choirs & musicians, cookie decorating, ornament making & face painting! FREE REFRESHMENTS: hot dogs, chips, cookies, hot chocolate, cider & coffee.


 

First Baptist Church in Sturgeon Bay, Dec. 2nd & Dec. 3rd at 6pm and 7pm

Free admission and refreshments!


 

Just a few extra notes on locations that had Live Nativities last year……..

** Appleton Alliance Church in Appleton will bring back Streets of Bethlehem in 2017.

** Rock K Ranch in Greenleaf  will not be having Christmas at the Barn as the Alleluia Church will be having the live nativity at the church this year. 

** United Methodist Church in Oconto Falls told me there is no date for one to be held this year.

Northeast WI Holiday Parades / 2016

Northeast WI Holiday Parades / 2016

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  • 31 October,2016

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It’s hard to believe the Christmas Season is about to begin!  Northeast WI Activities is ready to help get you in the Spirit of the Season with our list of Holiday Parades.

 


November 11

Menominee, MI at 6pm


 

November 17

Berlin at 6:30pm. 31st Annual Lighted Christmas Parade. Theme is “Christmas Carols.

Oshkosh at 6:30pm “Whoville Holiday”


November 18

Kewaunee at 6:30pm  – Holiday Lights Parade


November 19

Green Bay at 10am  “A Winter Wonderland”

Sturgeon Bay at 10am  “Christmas by the Bay”


 

November 22

Appleton at 6:30pm  “Christmas Lights on Parade”


November 23

Manitowoc at 6:30pm  “Lakeshore Holiday Parade”


November 24

Jacksonport at 10:30am for the 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.


November 26

Two Rivers at 5:30pm  “Christmas Fantasy Parade”

Crivitz at 5:30pm “Christmas Parade”

Fremont at 4:30pm

Kiel at 6:30pm


November 27

Sheboygan at 5pm  “Winter Musical”


November 28

Clintonville at 6pm – Holiday Parade

Little Chute at 6:30pm


December 2

New London at 6pm  “Holiday of Wonder”

Shawano at 6pm  “Spirit of Giving”


December 3

Iola at 10am

Oconto at 1pm

Freedom at 6:30pm “Christmas in Freedom: God Bless the USA”

Marinette at 1:30pm

Howard/Suamico at 1pm  “Christmas in Toyland”

Chilton at 5pm

Fond du Lac at 4:15pm “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” honoring our men and women in uniform.

Omro at 5pm  “Christmas Night of Lights”

Weyauwega at 5:30pm


December 6

Kaukauna at 6pm “Electric City Christmas Parade”


December 10

Pound at 5pm – Christmas Parade of Lights


 

Don’t know dates yet for 2016 ……… however, if you know these, please let me know by sending me an email at northeastwiactivities@gmail.com.

Nichols at 11:30am

Wrightstown at 12pm