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Event Schedule, 2016


Victorian Holiday Home Arts & Crafts

Welcome to Stoughton’s Victorian Holiday Weekend!

The air is brisk. The sound of carolers fills the air. The eyes are treated to some lovely one-of-a-kinds found in the many locally owned boutiques and galleries lined up and down Historic Main Street. The laughter and light-hearted excitement permeates the City as we make ready for this festive holiday weekend.



2016 Victorian Holiday Events

Check back regularly... Events are continually added!


Thursday, December 1st

Friends of the Library Booksale
Thursday, Dec. 1, 3-8:45pm
3-6pm: Friends Preview Afternoon (memberships available at the door)
6-8:45pm: Open to the public
Stoughton Public Library, 304 S Fourth St

Love Lights Ceremony

Thursday, Dec. 1, 4:30pm
Celebrate the 26th annual lighting of the Love Light trees.
Stoughton Hospital Bryant Center, 900 Ridge St

Holiday Light Display
Thursday, Dec. 1, 5:30pm
The 2016 Holiday Light Display presented by the Stoughton Fire Department will be illuminated on November 25th at 5:30pm. The display features new additions for 2016 with 100,000 lights! All of the lights will be sequenced to your favorite holiday music, broadcast over 88.5 FM radio. Stroll down to the park or view it from your auto.
Stoughton Rotary Park, corner of Sixth and Jefferson Streets

Music on the Mezz
Thursday, Dec. 1, 7-8pm
The Stoughton High School Madrigal Singers perform. Directed by Ryan Casey.
Stoughton Public Library, 304 S Fourth St
 
Friday, December 2nd

Friends of the Library Booksale
Friday, Dec. 2, 9am-4:45pm
Stoughton Public Library, 304 S Fourth St

Chorus Public House
Friday, Dec. 2, 9am-5pm
Chorus Public House will be open to serve delicious drinks and foods along with an indoor art walk to complement your holiday spirit. See Choruspublichouse.com for the weekend's schedule which will include music performances, a kids craft area, and of course the list of local artisans.
154 W Main St

Holiday Light Display

Friday, Dec. 2, 5:30pm
The 2016 Holiday Light Display presented by the Stoughton Fire Department will be illuminated on November 25th at 5:30pm. The display features new additions for 2016 with 100,000 lights! All of the lights will be sequenced to your favorite holiday music, broadcast over 88.5 FM radio. Stroll down to the park or view it from your auto.
Stoughton Rotary Park, corner of Sixth and Jefferson Streets

Victorian Holiday Opening Gala

Friday, Dec. 2, 6-10pm
The Victorian Holiday Opening Gala is a wonderful and warm welcome to a fun-filled weekend in Stoughton! Come and enjoy the sophisticated vintage music of Second Swing Around, a beautiful assortment of hors d'oeuvres as well as a wine and beer bar. The silent auction of themed baskets is sure to be jaw-dropping, and all proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Stoughton, Oregon & McFarland. For a mere $5 suggested donation at the door, you will definitely want to kick your holiday season off with this fun event!
206 West Prospect St 

Saturday, December 3rd

Chorus Public House
Saturday, Dec. 3, 7am-7pm
Chorus Public House will be open to serve delicious drinks and foods along with an indoor art walk to complement your holiday spirit. See Choruspublichouse.com for the weekend's schedule which will include music performances -- highlighted by the Stoughton Madrigal Singers -- a kids craft area, and of course the list of local artisans.
154 W Main St

Cookie Walk

Saturday, Dec. 3, 8am-2pm
Let others do your baking! Come and look for the decorated cookies featured in the Cookie Walk! Proceeds go to the United Methodist Church Food Pantry.
United Methodist Church, 525 Lincoln Ave

McFarland State Bank Special Events
Saturday, Dec. 3, 9am-Noon
9am-Noon: Woodcarver, Dan Edgington, will be in the bank lobby with woodcarving demonstrations and sales.
10-11:30am: The Middle School Band and Orchestra perform in the bank lobby.
207 S Forrest St

Second Chance Animal Advocates Bake Sale

Saturday, Dec. 3, 9am-4pm
Stop by the SCAA Bake Sale in River Bluff School to pick up a variety of baked goods, doggie treats and candy! Food offered as well.
River Bluff School, 235 N Forrest St
 
Victorian Holiday Arts and Crafts Show and Sale
Saturday, Dec. 3, 9am-4pm
River Bluff School, 235 N Forrest St
 
Friends of the Library Booksale

Saturday, Dec. 3, 9am-4:45pm
Stoughton Public Library, 304 S Fourth St

Livsreise - Norwegian Heritage Center

Saturday, Dec. 3, 9:30am-4:30pm
Stop by the Norwegian Heritage Center to see their beautifully decorated Norwegian Holiday Trees.
277 W Main St

Madrigal Singers Caroling

Saturday, Dec. 3, 9:45am-Noon
Stoughton High School Madrigal Singers, in full period costume, stroll through the downtown shopping area singing holiday music. The Singers warm-up at the Library, 304 S Fourth St, at 9:45am.
Historic Downtown Stoughton

Stoughton Village Players Holiday Open House
Saturday, Dec. 3, 10am-2pm
Join us for tours of the Badger Theater, Stoughton's first movie theater built in 1921, now home to the Stoughton Village Players community theater group. Enjoy holiday music and treats while learning more about the history of the theater and what's new with Madison Magazine's 2016 "Best of the 'Burbs" theater group.
255 E Main St

Woodland Studios Book Signing
Saturday, Dec. 3, 10am-2pm
Geri Schrab is an award-winning watercolor artist whose sole artistic focus is American Indian rock art sites. Geri's work is featured in a new book by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, Hidden Thunder: Rock Art of the Upper Midwest. Refreshments served.
195 E Main St

Music on the Mezz
Saturday, Dec. 3, 10:30am-Noon
High School instrumental groups perform.
Stoughton Public Library, 304 S Fourth St

Holiday Sleigh Family Picture Opportunity
Saturday, Dec. 3, 11am-3pm
The Partners of Stoughton Hospital are hosting a decorated sleigh with fun props for your perfect holiday family photo!  For a $5 donation, your photo will be e-mailed to you, ready for your Christmas card or social media post. Pets welcome.
Division and Main Streets
 
Nordic Nook Special Events
Saturday, Dec. 3, 11am-3pm
11am-1pm: The Nordic Nook will be hosting author Sandy Brehl for a booksigning, featuring her newly released book, Bjorn's Gift, book two in the Norway trilogy of German Occupation. She'll have book one, Odin's Promise, available, too!
Noon-2pm: Don't forget to check out the Christmas Shop! Come and try some Glogg!
1-3pm: Featuring a different author, Ingrid Kallick, illustrator of the picture book, Two Troll Tales of Norway.
176 W Main St

Lutefisk/Meatball Dinner
Saturday, Dec. 3, 11am-6pm
$18 Adults, $7 Children ages 5-12.  Children 4 and under are free! By reservation only. Call Gerry Ross at (608) 835-8520 or email stoughtonlutefisk@gmail.com for reservations. Reservation deadline is November 25.
Also happening, The Ole and Lena Bake Sale/Raffle and More!
Assorted pastries, Norwegian goodies, lefse and more...
Raffle items: American Girl Doll, 50" Sceptre TV and a Hardanger Basket
Pack of 6 for $5 or $1 each. Drawing at 6pm day of sale.
Christ Lutheran Church, 700 Cty Rd B

Santa's Workshop by Kiwanis
Saturday, Dec. 3, Noon-3pm
The Stoughton Kiwanis Club and the Stoughton High School Key Club members invite families with small children to join us for an afternoon of fun at Santa’s Workshop. This event includes a visit with Santa Claus, picture taken with Santa, live music, cookie decorating, face painting and several craft making tables. Free for kids with an adult.
Community Building, 320 North St

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
Saturday, Dec. 3, 12:30-3:30pm
Enjoy a carriage ride pulled by Clydesdale horses! Cost is $5 per person or $20 per family. Sponsored by Stori Anne Co. Proceeds go to The American Family Children's Hospital.
McFarland State Bank parking lot, Main St

Special Activities for Children

Saturday, Dec. 3, 1-3pm
Kids and parents, make your way to The Next Generation for a special children's activity!
161 E Main St

Festively Illuminated Fire Truck Parade
Saturday, Dec. 3, 5:30pm
Area fire departments get into the holiday spirit by decorating their fire trucks with holiday lights, decorations and music! The parade begins at the Wal-Mart parking lot at 5:30pm and continues downtown on Main Street. It ends at the fire station where the public can enjoy hot cider, homemade cookies, listen to the City Band play holiday music, see the firefighters and visit with Santa.
Main Street

Holiday Light Display
Saturday, Dec. 3, 5:30pm
The 2016 Holiday Light Display presented by the Stoughton Fire Department will be illuminated on November 25th at 5:30pm. The display features new additions for 2016 with 100,000 lights! All of the lights will be sequenced to your favorite holiday music, broadcast over 88.5 FM radio. Stroll down to the park or view it from your auto.
Stoughton Rotary Park, corner of Sixth and Jefferson Streets

A Christmas Carol Ballet

Saturday, Dec. 3, 7:30pm
StageWorks Projects, Inc. presents the magical Victorian Christmas story of A Christmas Carol. A holiday treat for audiences of all ages. For tickets or information, visit www.stoughtonperformingarts.com or call (608) 873-0717.
Stoughton High School auditorium (Devonshire Road entrance)

The People Brothers Band: Holiday Variety Show!
Saturday, Dec. 3, 7:30-9:30pm
The People Brothers Band is an 8-piece Rhythm & Soul powerhouse. The show also features special guests Wheelhouse, Gin Mill Hollow, Rev. Eddie Danger and Gabby Parsons. $20. For tickets call (608) 877-4400.
Stoughton Opera House, 381 E Main St

Sunday, December 4th

Chorus Public House
Sunday, Dec. 4, 7am-Noon
Chorus Public House will be open to serve delicious drinks and foods along with an indoor art walk to complement your holiday spirit. See Choruspublichouse.com for the weekend's schedule which will include music performances, a kids craft area, and of course the list of local artisans.
154 W Main St

Breakfast with Santa

Sunday, Dec. 4, 8-11:30am
Come have breakfast with Santa! All you can eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, fresh fruit, milk, juice and coffee. The Stoughton HS Madrigal Singers will perform every hour. Proceeds from the event will go toward the music program. $8 adults, $4 for kids under 10.
Christ Lutheran Church, 700 County Hwy B

Victorian Holiday Arts and Crafts Show and Sale
Sunday, Dec. 4, 9am-2pm
River Bluff School, 235 N Forrest St

A Dickens of a Run & Walk

Sunday, Dec. 4, 10am
Bring your family/pet for a 5K or 1 mile run/walk. Bring a canned good for the food drive! Prizes are awarded for the top finishers in the 5K run and for Best Dressed. Entry fees: $20 by Nov. 23, $25 after. Register online or download an entry form. Race-day registration is from 9-9:50am inside the Co-op
Yahara River Grocery Co-op, 229 E Main St

A Christmas Carol Ballet
Sunday, Dec. 4, 1:30pm
StageWorks Projects, Inc. presents the magical Victorian Christmas story of A Christmas Carol. A holiday treat for audiences of all ages. For tickets or information, visit www.stoughtonperformingarts.com or call (608) 873-0717.
Stoughton High School auditorium (Devonshire Road entrance)

Victorian Holiday Tour of Homes

Sunday, Dec. 4, 3-7pm
Four beautiful and beautifully decorated homes will be clearly mapped on a $25 ticket available at McGlynn Pharmacy in Stoughton, The Montage in McFarland and Firefly Coffeehouse in Oregon. Tickets may also be purchased for $30 at the door of any of the four homes on the day of the tour. All proceeds go to the 2017 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Stoughton, Oregon and McFarland.
133 N Page St., 119 N Page St., 315 N Division St. and 1516 Williams Dr

Holiday Light Display

Sunday, Dec. 4, 5:30pm
The 2016 Holiday Light Display presented by the Stoughton Fire Department will be illuminated on November 25th at 5:30pm. The display features new additions for 2016 with 100,000 lights! All of the lights will be sequenced to your favorite holiday music, broadcast over 88.5 FM radio. Stroll down to the park or view it from your auto.
Stoughton Rotary Park, corner of Sixth and Jefferson Streets




Stoughton Top Attraction Mandt Park
Founded in 1992 The Mandt Community Center Ice Rink In Stoughton, WI, has been providing public ice skating, and youth and adult hockey programs. Mandt Community Center also offers ice skating lessons for all ages and skill levels. Whether you have a child aspiring to skate like their favorite figure skating olympian, or your an adult looking to add a lower body aspect to your exercise schedule, Mandt Community Center’s top quality instructors can help.
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