19 Holiday Events in Northeast Wisconsin to Help You Celebrate Christmas in 2015

As the holidays roll around, we become so busy decorating our homes, sending cards and buying gifts that we forget to take time to celebrate Christmas! And I mean doing enjoyable things that give us that warm fuzzy feeling. This year, let’s mark our calendars to make sure we venture out and do things we […]

Stories From Wisconsin’s Christmases Past

Have you ever wondered what Christmas used to be like? Or – how people in Wisconsin celebrated decades before us? I wondered what they ate for dinner, how they decorated – and what the “spirit of the holiday” was like back then. Here’s what I discovered when I dug into Wisconsin’s Christmases past…

Local Comedians Get Ready to Roast Santa Claus

There are some good things about being on Santa’s “Naughty List.” The biggest being – that you really have nothing to lose. That’s why a group of stand-up comics from Northeast Wisconsin are getting together for a Roast of Santa Claus at the Green Room Lounge in De Pere. From Dean Martin’s Friar’s Club roasts […]

How the “Dirty Rotten Toy Drive” Uses Music to Help Make Christmas Bright

Before he trimmed his beard, local singer-songwriter Christopher Gold could’ve almost passed as a young version of Santa Claus…with a few extra tattoos and piercings. He lives in Appleton, not the North Pole. And he carries a guitar instead of a sack full of presents. But over the past several years, Gold has found his […]

The Prange’s Christmas Window – A Walk Down Memory Lane with Mom

Our memories of Christmastime are a big part of what makes this season so special. Christmas always brings a feeling of nostalgia. It’s a time of year when we find it easier to remember what it felt like to be a kid. The anticipation, the mystery and magic, the joy – it can all come […]

How You Can Get Meat and Give to Your Favorite Charity with Painted Rock Farms

Have you seen that viral video from WestJet where they give a plane full of passengers their Christmas wishes in the baggage return carousel? Did it make you feel all Christmassy inside? If it did – then you might need a lesson in the true spirit of Christmas. But the folks at Painted Rock Farms […]

18 Ways to Enjoy Live Holiday Music in Northeast Wisconsin This Christmas

It’s really not that difficult to hear Christmas music this time of year. What’s hard is hearing the stuff you actually appreciate. The same-old songs starts playing on the radio as soon as we swallow the last bite of Thanksgiving pie. It’s pumped into every store you visit with the hope that your spirit of […]

6 Reasons Your Family Should Make The Turkey Trot A Thanksgiving Day Tradition

The Festival Foods Turkey Trot is becoming a huge deal across the Badger state and it continues to grow bigger each year. More than 25,129 trotters have already signed up throughout the eight race locations in Wisconsin, and 9,450 of them are first timers! Green Bay is in the lead with the most runners, and […]