Saturday

2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, December 1

 

bagChristkindl Holiday Market
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

St. John Church {302 North Parker Drive}
Shop Local Farms, Artisans and Bakers all in one location for the Janesville Winter Farmers Market.

 

bagHoliday Vendor Market
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Olde Towne Mall Lower Atrium {20 South Main Street}
Get some holiday shopping done while enjoying the festivities. There will be over 20 of the best direct sale vendors and crafters.

 

skate-showSpice on Ice Skate Show
10-11:30 a.m.

Janesville Ice Arena {821 Beloit Avenue}
Ice skating show with a Winter Wonderland theme presented by the Janesville Figure Skating Club in conjunction with the Janesville Recreation Division.  This is a U.S. figure skating sanctioned event.
Admission: Non-perishable food donation for ECHO and Salvation Army

 

stories-santaStories with Santa and Mrs. Claus
10 a.m.
Hedberg Public Library {316 South Main Street}
Meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus and hear Santa read The Night Before Christmas. Photo ops and crafts will follow. 
FREE

 

Trolley Rides
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Throughout downtown
Enjoy free trolley rides from event to event. Brought to you by the Downtown Janesville Business Improvement District (BID).
FREE

 

skate-santaSkate with Santa
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Janesville Ice Arena {821 Beloit Avenue}
Skate to holiday tunes with Santa.
Admission: Non-perishable food for ECHO/Salvation Army 
$2 for skate rental

 

Holiday Harmony Academy Singers
1-2 p.m.

Hedberg Public Library {316 South Main Street}
Join us for a free concert in our atrium.
FREE

 

St. Nick’s Winter Warm-up
1-5 p.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church {419 E Court St.}
Meet the authentic Saint Nicholas! We offer activities for kids and adults. Soup and treats available. Caroling and Henry the Llama will top off the events!  |
Donations accepted.

 

Janesville Art League Holiday Art Show
1-4:30 p.m.

Janesville Performing Arts Center  {408 South Main Street}
Join the Janesville Art League as they kick off the Holiday Season.  Intriguing artwork, interesting artists and one of a kind shopping.
FREE

 

Annie
2 p.m.

Janesville Performing Arts Center  {408 South Main Street}
Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC, with the help of her friends! Don’t miss this classic musical featuring orchestration by Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra!
$16 adults |  $10 Students   Tickets: Visit www.JanesvillePAC.org.

 

Craig High School Jazz Band Event
2:30-4 p.m.

Voigt Music Center Main Stage {34 South Main Street}
Enjoy the smooth sounds of the Janesville Craig High School Jazz on The Main Stage.
2:30-2:45 p.m. CHS Jazz Band II
2:45-3 p.m. CHS Jazz Messengers Combo
3-3:15 p.m. CHS Jazz Ambassadors Combo
3:15-4 p.m. CHS Jazz Band I
FREE

gingerKids Holiday Crafts, Games and Cookie Decorating
3:30-5:30 p.m.

Janesville Senior Center {69 South Water Street}
Come inside, it’s fun inside!  It’s where you can decorate a cookie, play holiday-themed games, and make holiday crafts, while some keepsakes will be Mickey Mouse Clubhouse characters.
FREE (Concessions extra.)

 

reindeerLive Reindeer
3:30-5:30 p.m.

Lower Courthouse Park {51 South Main Street}
Enjoy an outdoor decorated display with two live reindeer. Elves will be on hand to answer questions.
FREE (Get a festive picture taken with an elf and reindeer for a fee.)

 

TNZ Magic Show
3:45-4:30 p.m.
Janesville Senior Center {69 South Water Street}
Zack Purcell is not only a magician, but a professional entertainer using comedy, visual magic, mentalism, escape artistry, and sleight-of-hand.
FREE

 

Food Truck Park
4-8 p.m.

Dodge St. near the Town Square
Grab some food and watch the parade and the fireworks from Town Square.

 

 

Interactive Holiday Caroling
4:30-5:45 p.m.

Voigt Music Center Main Stage {34 South Main Street}
Please join us on The Main Stage for interactive holiday caroling and music led by Mercy Hill Church.
FREE

 

Janesville Strings Ensemble
4:30-5:45 p.m.

Voigt Music Center Mezzanine {34 South Main Street}
Join us for a free performance by the Janesville Strings Ensemble, comprised of Craig and Parker High School Orchestra students.
FREE

 

Animal Express Show
4:45-5:30 p.m.
Janesville Senior Center {69 South Water Street}
Enjoy a hands-on, educational, exotic animal show with “Tulip” the Skunk, “Daisy” the Pig, and “Rowdy” the Red Fox.
FREE

 

parade

Holiday Lighted Parade
6 p.m.

See map for route information.
Admire decorated parade entries as they share holiday spirit, tunes, and treats!
FREE

 

fireworksHoliday Fireworks
Approximately 6:45 p.m. (shortly following parade)
Library Park {316 South Main Street}
Bursts of red, green, and gold fill the Downtown.
FREE

 

Janesville Jets Game & Late Night Skate
Game: 7:05 p.m.
Skate: 9:45-11:15 p.m.

Janesville Ice Arena {821 Beloit Avenue}
Enjoy an NAHL hockey game and stay for a late night public skate with holiday tunes.
Game: $9 Adults  $7 Youth
Skate: $4 or $2 with Jets ticket

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