Mail your letters to Santa Claus on Saturday.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Get ready for the holidays with a 5K Santa run for charity in downtown Waukesha.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Flanagans are performing with the Falls Patio Players this weekend.
The Flanagan family knows a thing or two about being busy this holiday season. Between school, work, music lessons, dancing, acting, sports, walking in the Christmas parade and spending time with family, they are used to juggling a full plate. But when the curtain opens Friday night in Menomonee Falls for the Falls Patio Players' production of A Christmas Carol, they will all be together. Four of the five-member Waukesha family will be on stage for the production that’s being held this weekend. “You will be amazed. … When we first went to the Falls, we couldn’t believe the talent that is out there,” said Katie Flanagan. “They have worked, been so flexible with us with the girls’ and Tom’s schedule.” A Christmas Carol follows Charles …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
In the mood for Christmas music and lights? Check out this holiday masterpiece on Center Road!
A Waukesha house has an elaborate holiday display, complete with a lights-and-music show set to the popular Christmas carol God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen. The decorators put a video of their Christmas display on YouTube, stating their house was on Center Road in Waukesha. Waukesha Patch went to the house to talk to the owners, however no one was home Tuesday morning. But if you want to check out the Christmas display, the house is located in the 1600 block of Center Road just south of Sunset Drive. And if you think you have a house that can rival this display, enter it in our Deck the House contest.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from now to Dec. 16. Only residents of Patch towns, including Waukesha, are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. Our contest is right around the corner, so now’s the …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Bargain shopper extraordinaire Sara Conrad shares her plan for how to find the best deals—and survive—Black Friday shopping.
With the biggest gift-giving days right around the corner, Patch has some tips on getting everything on the list without breaking the bank.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Thousands watch the 50th annual Christmas parade in downtown Waukesha.
Waukesha ushered in the holidays with charm, lights, music, dancing and Santa Claus during the 2012 Christmas parade. The Waukesha Christmas parade celebrated its 50th anniversary on Sunday when thousands flocked to the downtown to watch the parade. Have Photos of the Christmas Parade? Add them to this gallery.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The holidays officially begin in downtown Waukesha.
With carols, Santa and a flip of the switch, the holidays have officially entered downtown Waukesha. The Christmas parade is Sunday, but on Friday night, the downtown gathered for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at The Rotunda.
Downtown Waukesha parade is set for this weekend.