Shop local and get some good deals in Alma, Wisconsin! Numerous galleries and gift shops on Main Street will be having special shopping weekends, holiday sales, and open houses. You'll find warm drinks and sweet treats at various locations as you shop. Some confirmed dates are November 12, December 3, December 10, and December 17, but some locations will have on-going Christmas sales for the season! And speaking of drinks while you shop, Danzinger Vineyard will host a Vendor Bender & Craft Fair on November 19 from 10-3pm. Head up the bluff for a fun afternoon of wine and shopping! St. John's Lutheran Church will be hosting a Christmas Bazaar & Luncheon on December 3 from 10-2pm. A great time to find some hand-made crafts and a hearty meal. Get your dessert at St. Lawrence Catholic Church on December 10th when they host their annual Christmas Cookie Walk from 9-10:30. Also, enjoy an Ecumenical Christmas Tea on December 11th at 1:30. Location to be announced.
A cherished Christmas event in Alma, Wisconsin is the annual lighting of the Community Christmas tree in the Orange Street Garden. This is part of the Lights of Our Lives event. White lights memorialize a deceased loved one. Green lights honor a relative or friend or express a holiday greeting. Blue lights memorialize a deceased child under the age of 12. And red lights honor or memorialize a military person in your life. Donations benefit Enhance Alma, a group of civic-minded volunteers that do many things to promote and beautify Alma, Wisconsin. The tree lighting in the Orange Street Garden is at 5pm on December 4th, and it is followed by caroling, warm drinks and sweet treats at Wings Over Alma, 110 N. Main Street.
And don't miss the Big River Radio Wave Christmas Show on December 4th at The Big River Theatre. The first show is at 6pm and second at 8pm. Host Mac Cherry welcomes comedian Mary Mack, storyteller Kenny Salwey, musician Micheal Johnson, guest Radio Wave band String Ties, and Wisconsin Public Radio's Al Ross! Call to reserve tickets: 608-685-4859. Ticket cost is $12. The shows will be recorded and aired on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day on Wisconsin Public Radio.
Last but certainly not least, enjoy two Christmas Holiday Concerts at the auditorium of the Alma Area Schools. Be entertained by Alma's youth at the Elementary School Concert on December 15 at 7:15pm. Enjoy our talented teens on December 19 at 7:15pm at the High School Concert. We are proud to share their talent with you!
Join us in Alma, Wisconsin as we share the warmth of Christmas with one another in our small river town.
Come and experience the Spirit of the Holidays with us!