December 10, 2016 – Tyranena Ladies Club “Breakfast with Santa”

Enjoy a wonderful breakfast 9am to 10:30am and a visit from Santa.  Held at the American Legion Post 67.


Lake Mills – Tyranena Ladies Club


December 10, 2016 – Hoard Historical Museum Holiday Open House

Join the festive fun during the Hoard Historical Museum’s Annual Holiday Open House.  This event is free and open to the public.

Interactive activities include children’s holiday crafts and the opportunity to build your own gingerbread house out of graham crackers and candy. Enjoy holiday treats baked by the Museum’s volunteer bakers, admire holiday decorations, take in an exhibit on vintage cookbooks from the Museum Collection, hum along to holiday music, and vote in the Annual Gingerbread House Contest’s People’s Choice Award for your favorite creation.

The Gingerbread House contest is open to artists and bakers from around the region. This year’s contest theme is local landmarks where participants can construct their favorite house, business, or structure out of gingerbread.


Fort Atkinson – 401 Whitewater Ave

(920) 563-7769


December 10, 2016 – Santa at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets

SantaBring your wish lists and visit Santa near Guest Services. 1pm-4pm. Free event.


Johnson Creek – Johnson Creek Premium Outlets – 575 W. Linmar Lane

(920) 699-4111


December 10, 2016 – Waterloo/Marshall Holiday Parade



December 10, 2016 – Lake Mills Winter Market

winter-market-red-340x342Annual Winter Market – over 100 artists, crafters, food vendors and more. Held at the Lake Mills Middle School. Enjoy lunch and Christmas music while you shop!

9am to 3pm

Lake Mills – 318 College Street



December 11, 2016 – Away in the Basement

away-in-the-basementA musical comedy featuring four distinct characters and their relationships as they organize the food and solve the problems of a rural Minnesota church about to undergo changes in 1965. Funny and down-to-earth, audiences will recognize these ladies as they witness the church year unfold. Based on the best selling book

Growing Up Lutheran by authors/humorists Janet Letnes Martin and Suzann Nelson, the musical comedy was created by Jim Sotwell, Jessica Zuehlke, and Drew Jansen, and produced by Curt Wollan.

2pm and 7pm

Whitewater – Young Auditorium – 930 W Main Street

Box Office: 262-472-2222

Katie Otto is a freelance writer who provides JCTC with some spectacular content and information. She's previously held the role of Secretary for the Jefferson County Tourism Council, has assembled our Monthly Newsletter and was the Executive Director for the Lake Mills Main Street Program, a non-profit community organization that is dedicated to the preservation, growth and vitality of Lake Mills through public events and active community involvement.