Great Local Events on Saturday, December 7th

 

There are so many great things happening in Ozaukee County tomorrow, we wanted to round up a few of them to help you plan your stops and shops!

Winter Farmers’ Market Indoors
First Congregational Church
131 N Webster
Port Washington, WI 53074
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Be sure to stop by the Winter Farmers Market to stock up on local fruits, vegetables, meats, sweets, and more! Items handcrafted by local artisans are available as well. Also, every $15 you spend will earn you a raffle ticket in the Christmas Tree drawing!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFirst Congregational Church will also be holding their 21st annual Christmas Cookie Sale in the Fellowship Hall during the Market. Outside, the 28th annual Christmas sale is in full swing, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The tree sale runs through Christmas Eve. The proceeds from both of these fundraisers go to support their operating budget.

After you stock up on your local food finds at the Market, there are lots of other area events happening!

Holiday Survival Baking Demonstration
Slow Pokes Local Food
1229 12th Avenue
Grafton, WI 53024
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
You will learn how to make holiday treats to indulge on without ruining all the hard work you’ve done all year. We will show you grain-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, vegan, and other options. In this class, you will learn how to use the Glycemic Index, food combinations, time of day, and BYOB to save you from belly ache, fatigue, skin breakouts, and, of course, the dreaded Tinsel Ten! $25 Call (262) 375-5522 or email slowpokesfood@gmail.com

Christmas on the Corner
Downtown Port Washington
Join Port Washington State Bank and the Port Washington Main Street on December 7th for our Annual Christmas on the Corner and Parade. This year we are going back to the basics with Family Traditions.

New this year is our Elf on a Shelf Hunt and Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest. Yearly favorites still include pictures with Santa, cookie decorating, letters to Santa, live nativity and St. Nick and Black Peter will be in town. Please come out and support your community and visit and shop local!

Crafts and Bake Sale Fundraiser
Cedarburg Senior Center
W63 N643 Washington Ave
Cedarburg, WI
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Let us help you with your holiday baking and shopping! Containers of homemade assorted holiday cookies, candies, snack mixes, breads, etc. Art and crafts made by Portal’s Art Applause program. Proceeds benefit Portal, Inc, a nonprofit agency serving adults with disabilities.

If you’re looking to get outside this weekend, Riveredge Nature Center has some fun events scheduled, too!

riveredgeRiveredge Nature Center
4458 County Rd Y
Saukville, WI 53080

Saturday, December 7th 10:00 am – 11:30 am: Winter Fairy Home Building
Join us to create natural homes for the Fairies at Riveredge. We’ll explore The Pines and Hawk Woods for winter treasures to decorate and construct special winter places for our fairy friends to live. Please dress for the weather. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. $5 per person

Saturday, December 7th 1:00 pm: Riveredge Silent Sports Winter Workout
Come celebrate an early Winter Solstice! If the trails are snow-covered, we will enjoy a beautiful route through the sparkling forests and fields of Riveredge. If the trails are bare, we will take in the crisp winter air sans snowshoes. Either way, it will be the perfect way to greet the new season! Meet at the Visitors’ Center. Adults and Children 12 and Up.
Fee for participants borrowing snowshoes from Riveredge: Non-Member: $10 / Trail Pass Member: $5 / All Access Member: FREE
Fee for those bringing their own snowshoes (or if we hike/run instead of snowshoe) Non-Member: $5 / Trail Pass & All Access Member: Free

Sunday, December 8th 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm: Horse Logging Demo and Ash Management Alternatives
Join us as we demonstrate small-scale methods for harvesting logs, while dealing with the threat of the invasive pest, the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Watch loggers drop trees then, using rare Sulffolk Punch draft horses, see how they’re skidded out with little or no damage to the environment. Learn about what Riveredge has been doing to mitigate EAB damage on the property. Open to the public, all outdoor event, dress for the weather, warm refreshments available. Call for more information.
Fee: $5 for Non-Members and Trail Pass Members; All Access Members: Free

What else is happening in and around Ozaukee County this weekend? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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