Saturday

2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, December 2

 

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

St. John Church {302 North Parker Drive}
Enjoy the winter farmer’s market with winter produce, prepared food and art from local vendors.

 

bagHoliday Vendor Market
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Olde Towne Mall Lower Atrium {20 South Main Street}
Shop with over 20 Direct Sales Vendors and crafters. Cash and Carry on hand for most. Plus, baked goods and coffee from Hailey’s Sweet Treats.

 

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

Janesville Ice Arena {821 Beloit Avenue}
This year’s theme: The Nutcracker. Presented by the Janesville Figure Skating Club in cooperation with the City of Janesville-Recreation Division. This is a US Figure Skating sanctioned event.
Admission: Non-perishable food donation for ECHO and Salvation Army

 

stories-santaStories with Santa
10 a.m.
Hedberg Public Library {316 South Main Street}
Hear the man himself read The Night Before Christmas! Photo ops and crafts will follow.
FREE

 

tubingSnow Tubing
11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lower Courthouse Park Hill {51 South Main Street}
Must use tubes provided. Weather dependent. (Must be below 32 degrees)
FREE – snow tubes provided

 

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 and
$2 for skate rental

 

filmHoliday Family Movies
1-3 p.m.

Hedberg Public Library {316 South Main Street}
Take a break from all of the Jolly Jingling and watch some of your favorite short holiday films.
1 p.m. Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town  |  2 p.m. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
FREE

 

Jingle Jangle Sing-a-Long
1:30-2:30 p.m.

Janesville Performing Arts Center Gallery {408 South Main Street}
Enjoy hot drinks and yummy treats while the JPAC Kids Youth Choir perform a holiday sing-a-long! You’ll hear winter classics, as well as performances by a youth orchestra and hand bell choir.
$3 suggested donation to youth program fund

 

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

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

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

Janesville Senior Center {69 South Water Street}
Calling all Whos to decorate cookies or a Whoville tree. Play Give the Grinch a Heart or be naughty like the Grinch and steal a present from underneath the tree.
FREE

 

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, such as, “do they fly?”
FREE (Get a festive picture taken with an elf and reindeer for a fee.)

 

Puppet Show & Holiday Storytelling
3:45-4:30 p.m.
Janesville Senior Center {69 South Water Street}
Request songs and stories! Enjoy the show by The Castle Performers, Johnny Wittnebel and Jake Hendrich from Beloit.
FREE

 

bells

Holiday Caroling & Music
4:30-5:45 p.m.

Voigt Music Center {34 South Main Street}
Join us on The Main Stage for interactive holiday caroling and music, led by Mercy Hill Church. Beverages and treats will be available for purchase.
FREE (except for cost of refreshments)

 

Holiday Sing-Along & Games
4:45-5:30 p.m.

Janesville Senior Center {69 South Water Street}
Enjoy sing-alongs and musical games with percussion instruments. See live music by The Castle performers and various guests.
FREE

 

paradeHoliday Lighted Parade
6 p.m.

See map for route information.
Marvel at the parade entries as they share holiday themes, tunes and treats.
FREE

 

fireworksHoliday Fireworks
approximately 6:45 (following parade)
Hedberg Public Library Park {316 South Main Street}
Check out the magical fireworks display.
FREE

 

tallmanChristmas with the Tallmans: Adults Only
7-10 p.m.

Carriage House – RCHS Campus. {440 North Jackson Street}
Don your lederhosen (or ugly sweater) and step inside our “Yule Haus” to enjoy a seasonal beverage and snack. Explore the traditions of the holiday season, play fun reindeer games, meet Krampus and make a fun craft!
$10 online | $15 at the door   This is a 21+ event as alcohol will be served.

 

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

Janesville Ice Arena {821 Beloit Avenue}
Enjoy a fun time with friends and family at the Jets game and stay for a late night skate with holiday tunes.
$9 Adults  $7 Youth (Janesville Jets Game Only)
Skate: $4 or $2 with Jets ticket

 

A Christmas Carol
Janesville Performing Arts Center Gallery {408 South Main Street}
Ebenezer Scrooge is taught the true meaning of giving when he is visited by three ghosts one Christmas Eve.
$16 adults |  $10 Students   Tickets: Visit www.JanesvillePAC.org.

 

 

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