Winter Minis with J Vod Photography

CaPaul's Tree Farm 5897 River Rd, Waunakee, WI

Join me at Capaul's Tree Farm for a winter mini session! Each slot is 20 minutes long and includes a digital gallery where you can download, print, and share your photos however you like. I provide a quick turnaround so you can use your images for Christmas cards and gifts as well. Sessions are customized […]


K-5 Open House

Acton Academy Madison West, 4100 Nakoma Rd, Madison 53711 4100 Nakoma Rd, Madison, WI

Explore our discovery spaces, meet the co-founders and guides (our name for teacher), and try out our learning equipment and materials through fun, quick challenges with your child! Attendees will get a copy of the book Courage To Grow, the intimate origin story of Acton Academy and a fast-paced tale of courageous families, transformed by […]


Christmas Trees at Enchanted Valley Acres!

Enchanted Valley Acres, LLC 5047 Enchanted Valley Road, Cross Plains, WI

Join us at Enchanted Valley Acres for beautiful Pre-Cut and Cut-Your-Own Christmas Trees! Hours: Daily, 9am-5pm beginning November 21st (Closed on Thanksgiving Day) Tree choices: Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir or White Pine (long needle option). We'll make the process easy by providing: Saws, tarp/carts, shaking, baling, and securing to your vehicle for no […]

Janesville Jolly Jingle

Downtown Janesville, Wisconsin Janesville, Wisconsin

Ring in the holiday season with this fun family weekend, December 2-4, in Janesville, Wisconsin, featuring a wide variety of activities for all ages including ice skating, a lighted parade, live theater, fireworks, a tree lighting, fun run Luminary Walk, family entertainment, kids activities and more. Most activities are free or low cost.

Santa Day: Free Admission with the Progress Center for Black Women

Madison Children's Museum 100 N Hamilton St, Madison

Madison Children’s Museum is open for free all day on December 3. Make jingle bell necklaces in the Art Studio. Santa visits for photos with families 10 am–2 pm, register on the Madison Children's Museum website. Walk-up photos will be available as space allows. Presented in partnership with the Progress Center for Black Women.


Madison Waldorf School Winterfest

Madison Waldorf School 6510 Schroeder Rd., Madison, WI

Winterfest is a magical event open to not just current and former families of the school, but the wider community as well! The event itself is free to attend and tickets can be purchased for individual activities, or purchase a passport and participate in everything Winterfest has to offer! Entertainment will include, but not necessarily […]

Reindeer Live

Sugar Creek Elementary School 740 N. Main St., Verona, WI

Come out and see the Live Reindeer! Families can line up to take their picture with the reindeer using their own cameras or head to the pens to see the reindeer up close (no touching please). There's a performance by Jolie Canolie whose show consists of storytelling, audience interaction, mime and puppeteering. We'll also have […]


The Nutcracker

Memorial Union 800 Langdon St., Madison, WI

Join Clara as she receives a special Nutcracker doll at her family’s holiday party. When the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer attends, magic ensues. The evening includes dancing dolls, a battle with the Mouse King and a journey through the Land of Sweets. Clara’s story is a timeless seasonal favorite for all ages. Dance Wisconsin’s production of […]

$19 – $50

Welcoming Winter

Tenney Park 402 N Thornton Ave , Madison, WI Tenney Park 402 N Thornton Ave, Madison, WI

December 18, 2022 at 3:00PM - 5:00PM Tenney Park 402 N Thornton Ave , Madison, WI Join us for this family event celebrating the beginning of winter! Come stroll through Tenney Park to read the charming story "Tea Party in the Woods." We will also have our solstice spiral to walk and warm drinks in […]