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Mall on Main

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 10 am-6 pm Thurs.-Fri.-Sat., OPEN LATE…TIL 8!

262-844-1819 250 West Main St. Downtown Waukesha, WI There is plenty of parking by our established Riverside entrance, as well as on Main Street.

Holiday Events Saturday December 1 Art Crawl…Open Late! Friday, November 23, Saturday, November 24, & Sunday, November 25 Black Friday Event & Small Business Saturday! Free Refreshments, Specials, Drawings, Sales, Giveaways! Saturday, December 8 Ugly Sweater Saturday Welcome Ugly Sweaters! Specials all day & night Everywhere downtown!

OUR BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR! Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Mark your Calendars NOW! Dealer Dicker Day 8 am-8 pm. (Some sales extended through January 8.)

Over 85+ dealers and growing. Dealer space is available.

WE ALSO BUY ANTIQUES. Call 262-844-1819 (ask for Deb) for an appointment to show your unique items, antiques,collectibles, flatware, coins, gold, silver, rhinestone jewelry, and much more.

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The Season E njoy the spirit of the season

in a unique and relaxing atmosphere where you’ll find truly unusual gifts, antiques and seasonal items. We offer an abundant selection of dried flowers and will be happy to create a unique design just for you. Outside we have newly cut Christmas trees, handmade wreaths and an array of fresh seasonal greens.

Holiday Open House With Visiting Artisans

November 30, December 1-2 (three days)

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Design & Production TIMOTHY SCOTT STARR

Advertising Sales Account Executive JEANNE RIELAND 414-507-1865

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262-250-1503 Issue No. 1, Volume 30. Wisconsin Country Life (ISSN 10463259) is published four times a year— Spring, Summer, Fall and Holiday/ Winter—by Lifestyle Publishing, 7434 Lannon Rd., Lannon WI 53046. ©2017 All rights reserved. This magazine accepts no responsibility for manuscripts or photo transparencies not accompanied by return postage. All printed material is copyrighted by Lifestyle Publishing, LLC 2016. Any reproduction in part or in whole is prohibited without written permission. WISCONSIN COUNTRY LIFE 7434 Lannon Rd., Lannon, WI 53046

Monches Farm Since 1980

5890 Monches Road, Colgate In the scenic Holy Hill area 262-966-2787 December Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week (closed December 24, 25 & 31) 4


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A Sampler of


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A look inside some of our favorite shops.

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Christmas Season Comfort

ECLECTIC AVENUE At this new shop in Downtown Port Washington, called Eclectic Avenue, different Local artisans are featured throughout the shop. Shown is work by Saukville Potter, Barbara Dickman owner of All Fired Up Wheel thrown & Hand Built Stoneware. A beautiful assortment of Pieces including plates, mugs, serving dishes and more can be found in different color glazes, and sizes. This Port Washington mug is a favorite of visitors to the area,  or those who call this Harbor town home. Stop in to see this handmade collection at 226 North Franklin Street, Port Washington, WI. Call 262-2354725, or follow them on Facebook for more information.


MONCHES FARM Our two-story gift shop overflows with unique seasonal and yearround gifts and home decorating items. Choose from a wide variety of Christmas themed throw pillows. A must-see for those seeking something different. Available at Monches Farm. 5890 Monches Road, Colgate. In the scenic Holy Hill area. More info go to as well as a link to the Facebook page. 262-966-2787.

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MILWAUKEE SEWING MACHINE The Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1 (and the Baby Lock Solaris) are the newest additions to Milwaukee Sewing Machine Company’s huge selection of household and industrial machines. Both are equipped with state-of-the-art stitch projection technology and their own unique collection of built in designs. Both of these newly released machines will bring your amazing ideas to life! Stop in for a demonstration today at 7226 West Greenfield Avenue, in Downtown West Allis, WI  (Plenty of Parking on Greenfield Ave. or back of shop). Call 414-443-6444 or visit www for more information.


FOX & FORK At Fox & Fork they feature an entire roomful of wine selections from all over the world! Enjoy sampling the Specialty Holiday Wines and many others in their rustic wine room. Also enjoy the extensive selection of Locally made, handcrafted, upcycled, re-purposed gifts and decor selection! Call and sign up for a Wine Tasting Gathering today at 262-706-4319. Fox & Fork is located at 203 West Main Street in the Historic Village of Rochester, WI (Hwy D, right off Hwy 36). Check Instagram and Facebook for more information.

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Frenz Garden Center

Pointsettias; Huge selection of colors, sizes & styles!

We will help you prepare for the holiday season with... Fresh Cut Fraser & Balsam Christmas Trees ~ Indoor & Outdoor Garlands Unique Specialty Greens ~ Beautiful West Coast Wreaths ~ Made-to-Order or Grab & Go Twig Pots ~ Unique Christmas Ornaments & Tree Decor Holiday decorations for inside & out ~ Incredible gift selection ~ Great variety & selection of artificial trees ~ Poinsettias ~ Bird feeders & birdseed and much more

Open year-round WINTER HOURS Monday-Friday, 8 a.m-7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, 8 a.m-5 p.m.

HUGE FLORAL DEPARTMENT for all your floral design needs

Unique Specialty Greens

Gift & Décor Galore!

505 N. Main Street, Thiensville, WI 262-242-1060

Shop Kitty, “Snickers”

Like us on Facebook From Cedarburg, head south approx. 3 miles on Washington Ave. to Main Street, Thiensville. Also we are only 5 miles from Pioneer Rd. or Mequon Rd., I-43 exit. Worth the drive from wherever you are.

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A Sampler of Country Life

Inspired ideas from some of our favorite shops.

“Come Relax with History and Charm” During the Holiday season at the Schuster Mansion Bed & Breakfast

The Innkeepers, Rick and Laura Sue Mosier have been busy decorating the Mansion in Victorian Style for the Christmas season.

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We Love Antiques


At Home With Country Life


Holiday Fun with Farm Girl Art & Antiques

Special finds at some of our favorite antiques shops.

Rowe Pottery From our hands...To Your Home Located in the heart of downtown Cambridge Wisconsin for over 40 years. What began as a small scale pottery store has evolved into a pure artisan studio and manufacturing facility handcrafting functional pottery for the home. Inspiring ways to bring country style into your home. Farm Girl Art and Antiques is full of fun during the holiday season!  We have lots of ideas to make your home feel festive and welcoming for your family and friends.


A New Level Of Holiday Hosting

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A Country Affair

Now on ’Tis the season to dust off the decorations, dig out your family cookbook and celebrate everything that makes the holidays special. While it’s certainly a time to honor longstanding traditions, there’s also room to start something new and put your personal touch on the festivities.

It can be easy to impress your holiday guests without overdoing it in the kitchen by putting to use recipes that require little time to prep. A town and country guide to special events.

On the cover. Antique courtesy Farm Girl Art & Antiques. Floral arrangement courtesy Monches Farm. Photography by Stonehill Studios. WISCONSIN COUNTRY LIFE

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Holiday Discoveries in

Rochester & Burlington

Shy Violet The

Antiques & Collectibles Discover 3 floors of treasures  in historic downtown Burlington, WI

129 East Chestnut Street 262-767-9390 Like us on Facebook Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm. Sunday, noon-5 pm.


Saturday, December 15 Ice carving competition Horse and wagon rides Sled dogs from Door County Reindeer in the park Cookie walk downtown Bonfires in park & s’mores Carolers Santa in the Chalet Crafts for kids at the Library Carvings lit up at night! Sunday, December 16 Carving competition awards Horse and wagon rides Santa in the Chalet Games in the park Entertainment at Mercantile Bloody Marys & mimosas at Bubbas Brickyard Carvings lit up at night! *Activities subject to change

Lunch served Tuesday-Saturday 11am-2pm Dinner served Monday-Thursday 5-9 pm. Friday 4:30-9:30 pm. Saturday 5-9 pm. Sunday (bar only) open at 11 am. More info, Holiday hours and Menu check. or 262-534-2772

Rustic Wine Room Locally Handcrafted Seasonal Décor Re-purposed

203 West Main Street (Hwy D, W. off Hwy 36)

Historic Village of Rochester, WI

262.706.4319 Tuesday-Friday, 10-5; Saturday, 10-4


Burlington Christmas Parade & Santa’s Chalet Opens! Downtown, Friday December 7 at 6:30 pm. After the parade, there is a tree lighting in Wehmhoff Square, (355 North Pine Street).


Shop! Dine! Believe!

Experience the Magic of Christmas in Downtown Waukesha Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, November 16, 5:30 pm at the Rotunda.

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Waukesha Christmas Parade

November 23-December 29 Fridays, 6-9 pm & Saturdays, 1-5 pm

Letters to Santa

Purchase tickets and hop on the carriage at Martha Merrell’s Books on the corner of Gaspar & Main. $5 individual tickets, $15 for a group of 4.

Sunday, November 18, 4 pm

Drop you letters to Santa in the magical mailbox on the corner of Gaspar & Main at the front door of Martha Merrell’s Book Store.

Small Business Saturday Saturday, November 24

Santa Run

Sunday, December 2

Celebrate the success and independence of our small businesses in Downtown Waukesha and the contribution they make to the vibrancy to our community. Sponsored by American Express. Look for specials at every business on this day.

Register online at race/WI/waukesha5ksantarunwalk. and show up to run or walk in your best Santa outfit.

Art Crawl

Every Saturday Morning November 24 thru December 22 8-10 am

Saturday, December 1

The 104th Art Crawl in our great little downtown. Galleries and businesses open until 10 pm. There will be a Polar Express reading at 6 pm at Martha Merrell’s Books.

Santa’s Breakfast Workshop Martha Merrell’s Books has always been the place to decorate cookies, dance, take pictures, and have breakfast with Santa.

Photos with Santa

Every Saturday afternoon November 24 thru December 22, 1-3 pm Roots Coffeebar is Santa’s headquarters this year!

Cocoa & Canvas

Saturdays, December 1 thru 15

Paint your own Christmas keepsake. 1-3 pm for the youngsters and 7-10 pm for adults. Hosted by Stroke Of Genius and includes hot cocoa for all! Create two ornaments for $10.

Ugly Sweater Saturday Saturday, December 8 All Day into Night!

There’s not a place downtown where you will not be welcomed wearing that ugly holiday sweater! Specials all day and night and everywhere downtown!

Caroling for a Cause

(This year’s benefactor is NAMI)

Who isn’t charmed by the magic of live sung classic Christmas carols? Caroling in the streets every Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving until Christmas! Contact Ken at 262-524-8886 or go to to sign up your carolers! Caroling this year is hosted by NAMI Waukesha.


Monday thru Thursdays December 3 thru 20

Join us for 12 days of special Holiday savings.

Go to or 262-547-2354.

detailed event listing, event reservation info, downtown map and parking locations.

Simply put…Hello! Chocolate 259 W. Main St. Waukesha WI 262-547-5000

Premium Chocolates Stocking Stuffers Nostalgic Candy Dipped Treats Gift Boxes

I BUY ANTIQUES, CALL 262-352-8888 Independently owned antique store in downtown Waukesha.

Monday-Friday, 10-6 & Saturday, 10-5 for Holiday Hours

Like us on Facebook for extended Holiday Hours & Events

234 W. Main St., Waukesha, WI 262-544-8030


One of a kind! This 92" tall grandfather was crafted with rare and unusal woods by a master clockmaker in Toronto. Select one of its three melodies to chime the quarter hours.

This transitional style mantel clock with brushed nickel and black coffee finish has an hourly chime and strike.


Little Swiss Clock Shop 270 West Main Street, Downtown Waukesha

262.547.2111 Call or check our Web Site for Holiday Hours

Go to or 262-547-2354. detailed event listing info, downtown map and parking locations.


The Polished Patina d d

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Clocks of Distinction OPEN SUNDAYS Now thru DECEMBER 23

Little Swiss Clock Shop 270 West Main Street, Downtown Waukesha


Vintage Finds Boutique Clothing & Jewelry Handcrafted Items Painted Furniture Candles Holiday Décor & Gifts!

116 W. Broadway • Waukesha, WI Shop 262-408-2795 • Cell 262-470-0254


Call or check our Web Site for Holiday Hours

“A Charming Shoppe” Antiques, Decor & More 1,000’s of Used Books Open Tues.-Sat.; 9 am-5 pm

306 North East Avenue, Waukesha, WI (just North of Carroll University)

1427 East Racine Ave.Waukesha,WI Only 6 miles from I-43 on Racine Ave. into Waukesha

OVER 100 DEALERS ALL ON ONE LEVEL – OPEN DAILY 10 am-5 pm • 262-524-0600 • Like us on Facebook

DICKER DAY Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 – 9 am-5 pm

Go to or 262-547-2354. detailed event listing info, downtown map and parking locations.

“Come Relax with History and Charm” Schuster Mansion Bed & Breakfast



“Come Relax with History and Charm” during the Holiday season at the Schuster Mansion Bed & Breakfast. The Innkeepers, Rick and Laura Sue Mosier have been busy decorating the Mansion in Victorian Style for the Christmas season. The minute you walk-in, you feel like you have traveled back in time, where the holiday spirit seems to just wrap itself around you and draws you in. Each room has it’s own flair, from over 100 Nutcrackers sitting throughout, warm glowing candles, with a hint of pine in the air. You can enjoy the mansion during the season in a number of ways. It is a perfect time to make a reservation to come to have any of their 4 Tea services. If you have a few hours, Mollie’s Tea will offer you time to hear stories and history of Christmas, High Tea is that special time you need to catch up with your friends, as well as Low Tea and Afternoon Tea, as you enjoy the decor that is around you. If you want to extend your enjoyment then make reservations for one of the Friday or Saturday, 4 course dinners, then spend the night in one of their seven comfortable rooms. For more information go to or call 414-342-3210. n

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We Love

Antiques Creating modern country style with antiques and flea market finds.

Young or old, everyone loves vintage toys! The Tom Thumb toy cash register pictured here is in excellent working condition. It is estimated to be from the mid 1960s to early 1970s, It was manufactured by the Western Stamping Company in Jackson, MI. These registers were also made in Red, a little more frequently found than this one shown. Antiques & Uniques Mall on Main not only has 85 plus dealers featured in their mall, they also have a huge Vintage toy store right next door! Both can found at 250 West Main Street in Historic Downtown Waukesha, WI. Call 262-844-1819 or visit Facebook for more information. Open 7 days a week 10 am-6 pm; Thursday, Friday, Saturday, open til 8 pm!

This rare and unique matching pair of plaster tortoise urns are from the lobby of a majestic Milwaukee movie theatre, and date to the early 1900s. Early movie palaces were renown for being fantasy destinations. These magnificent tortoise planters with barley twist shafts stand 90" tall, while they resided for years in a well-known downtown night spot. They were recently rescued during a local warehouse clean out. These distinctive plaster urns, along with other historically significant artifacts and unique quality finds are at the vintage architectural salvage and industrial re-purposing gallery of ARCHI-antiques, located in the historic Walkers Point Warehouse District at 193 South 2nd Street, Milwaukee, WI. Open Fridays and Saturdays 10-5, weekdays/evenings by appointment, also visit on at or please call 262-789-5001 for more information on buying, selling or trading unique and rare treasures.

An eclectic variety of beautiful vintage purses to dress up any holiday outfit are available at Over the Moon Gifts New & Vintage Treasures. Match any with a silky scarf and vintage jewelry for a memorable night on the town! The one shown also has a shoulder length chain, or can be tucked inside to use as shown, as a clutch. While in checking out this and other purses, enjoy selecting from the unique gift selection also available! Over the Moon is open Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm, with extended hours through the Holiday Season! Stop in at 1720 Barton Avenue, Just North of Downtown West Bend, WI. Check or call 262-388-6842.


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Downtown Hartford While in Hartford, make sure to check out all that the Schauer Arts Center has to offer!

A Coffee House & Eatery Perc Place /p rk plas (n.); An enchanting and romantic dining destination enhanced by awe-inspiring surroundings; where an exquisite menu, fine libations, friendly and impeccable service, blend to immerse the adventurous foodie in a world of serendipity.

39 & 43A North Main St., Downtown Hartford, WI


Mon.-Thurs., 7 am,-3 pm; Friday, 7 am-9 pm; Saturday, 7 am-9 pm & Sunday, 8 am-2 pm

& STAINED GLASS Located in a Historic 1853 Church Antiques - Collectibles - Giftware Stained Glass Repairs and Supplies Stained Glass Classes Call for details and additional class offerings Hours: Thurs., Fri. & Sat., 10 am-5 pm

Extended hours during events and holidays. Call or check website for details.

108 Branch Street Hartford, WI • 262-709-6198 Like us on Facebook! •

Experience an Enchanting Holiday Boutique! Indulgence Chocolates d Harney & Sons Teas d Fragrant Isle products Eclectic Antiques & Designer & Artist Originals d Gifts d Collectibles Vintage d Shabby Chic & English Cottage Furniture & Fripperies Handmade Soaps & Quilts d Unique Baby & Ladies Apparel & Accessories

Nestled in The Westphal Mansion Inn Bed & Breakfast.

90 S. Main St., Hartford,Wisconsin ~ 262-673-7938

~ Pamela’s Boutique ~ Open Wednesday–Saturday, 11-4 pm & Fridays til 8 pm. Consignors of unique keepsakes, Antiques & Artists originals always welcome!

Hartford Downtown Midnight Madness, Friday, December 14th 6 pm to midnight www.hartfordchamber.rog or call 262-673-7193

German Christmas Market. (Main Street & Wisconsin Avenue) Friday Nov. 23, 10 am-10 pm; Saturday Nov. 24, 10 am-11 pm; Sunday Nov. 25, 10 am-4 pm

AUTHENTIC NATIVE AMERICAN JEWELRY, ARTS & CRAFTS We Invite you to visit our gallery & discover an unforgettable collection direct from the reservations & trading posts of the West.

Silver Eagle Silver... Make a Statement Authorized Pendleton Dealer

183 E. Wisconsin Ave., Avenue Square Mall • Downtown Oconomowoc 262-569-9595 Monday-Friday, 10-6 | Saturday, 9:30-5 | Sunday, 10-3

Handcrafted All Natural Chocolates Holiday, Business & Personal Gifts 169 East Wisconsin Ave, Downtown Oconomowoc, WI

262-408-9831 • • Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10-5; Saturday, 9-1 • We ship nationwide. Gift Cards Available.

Give the Gift of Comfort this Season G A L L E RY

Amazing Artwork & Framing



“Fresh Fallen Snow” By Scott Zoellick

The Highest Quality Framing When You Bring in this ad. Plus one free print

175 East Wisconsin Ave. Oconomowoc, WI | 262-567-7216 | Open M-F 9-5; Sat 10-4 & Sun 10-2.

A charming shop full of vintage, hand made & antiques. Always something new.

Find all your orthopedic and shoe care needs right here in town! 2 LOCATIONS

119 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc • 262-569-8190 806 N. 68th St., Wauwatosa • 414-771-8190 Open Monday-Friday, 10-6 ; Saturday, 9-3

Confections For Any Occasion Gourmet Chocolates Homemade Fudge • Ice Cream Gourmet Popcorn Nostalgic Candy & Much More! 126 N. Main St. • Oconomowoc, WI 262-560-9620

EST 2018

31 South Main Street, Oconomowoc, WI • 262-354-0352 PLEASE CALL FOR HOLIDAY SEASON HOURS

Bos & Co.

Also visit us in Theresa, WI at 101 N. Milwaukee Street • 920-488-9269 Check OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Christmas Parade, Downtown, Saturday, December 1st, 5 pm. For more information go to www.oconomowoc-wi-gov.

Breakfast, Lunch & Bakery! Coffee • Teas • Espresso • Lattes • Frappes Malted Shakes • Smoothie Creams Enjoy Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas A MUST stop for Breakfast (all day)

Signature pancakes • Eggs Benedict • Homemade Biscuits & Gravy Belgian Waffles • French Toast & Amazing Omelets!

Lunch Offerings

Salads • Paninis • Cold & Hot Sandwiches Daily; Old Fashioned Cream of Tomato Soup, & Chili HOMEMADE HOLIDAY Pies & Shortbread Cookies 418 Merton Ave. • Hartland, WI • Like us on Facebook! (exit 183, Hartland/Merton exit right across from BP) call ahead for faster service & take outs–262-369-9932 Mon.-Fri. 7 am-5 pm; Sat. 7 am-3 pm & Sun. 8 am-3 pm

Décor & More! OPEN THIRD THURSDAYS UNTIL 8 PM! LOOK FOR OUR NOSTALGIC GRAB BAGS Throughout the MALL! Take a chance! Value always exceeds Price!

201 North Fowler St., Oconomowoc, WI 262-560-0890 10 am-5 pm 7 days a week.

Closed: Easter Sunday. Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Look for the BIG FOX sign!

Come & experience a wide range of antiques - 22,000-square-feet 100+ dealers all on one level with wide open aisles Directions: Hwy 16 to Oconomowoc (16 becomes Wisconsin Ave., downtown)


Lamps • Chandeliers • Sconces • Finials • Shades Consignments • Lamp Restoration • Lamp Shades • Gifts

163 East Wisconsin Ave, Downtown Oconomowoc (located right behind Whelans Coffee & Ice Cream shop)


Open Tuesday-Friday, 12-3


Raffles • Refreshments • Vintage & Retro Christmas

Holiday Open House Saturday, December 15                  

Refreshments, Christmas Cookies, and Hourly Drawings for FOX $10 Gift Certificates! Details at the store.

AFTER CHRISTMAS SALE Friday, December 28 thru Monday, January 1st “Happy 2019!” “Pick out YOUR Santa Gift!”

Twas after Christmas and all throughout our Mall, You’ll find wonderfull Treasures... Come get them all! ~ Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Downtown Stop. December 7th @ 6:55 pm at the Silver Lake stop on the North side of the track

Shoppes on Brown Street Off Hwy. 16, only 1 mile North on Hwy. P, north exit. (Both of these shops are on the east side of Hwy. P)


Lake Country Charms LAC LA BELLE



Small Business Saturday November 24




More than 30 local lakes to choose from OKAUCHEE LAKE THE GREAT LAKES


The Jewelry Mechanic Design Studio & Art Gallery Encouraging people across the country to support small, local businesses.

W359N5930 Brown Street (One mile north of Hwy 16 on Hwy P)



EMPORIUM Artisan & Antiques Mall    

Recreate • Recycle • Redo • Reinvented Remix • Repurposed • Restore • Rethink Vintage • Retro Antiques • Industrial Chic Shabby Chic • Mid Century & More! NOW Accepting Applications for Quality Artisans. Make us your new business location...stop in today!

Applications available at the mall or W359 N5740 Brown Street Oconomowoc, WI • 262-468-5220 Off Hwy. 16, only 1 mile North on Hwy. P, North exit (East side of Hwy. P) Tuesday thru Thursday, 10 am-6 pm • Friday & Saturday 10 am-5 pm; Sunday noon-4 pm

Handcrafted Gifts, Decor & More!

Village of

Dine, Shop, Explore.


The Historic Village of Wauwatosa, feel the Europeon charm


FLOWER LADY artful floral • gifts • decor


Come Paint At Arté! to take 15% off your next painting class! Use code: FESTIVEART EXPIRES 3/31/19

We also host Private Events

Call to book your next corporate event, holiday bachelorette or birthday party today! 1442 Underwood Ave Wauwatosa • 414-810-6095


CANADA PACIFIC HOLIDAY TRAIN The train with its lights, rocking music and call out to bring food donations and help to those in need is scheduled to stop December 7, at 4:15 for a half hour show.



Niemann’s candies are still handmade from scratch! Enjoy the aroma of fresh candy made daily in our kitchen. Try our Almond Butter Toffee! There is none finer!

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7475 Harwood Avenue, Wauwatosa • 414.774.4940 Holiday Hours: (Begins Dec. 1) Mon.-Fri., 10-5:30; Thurs., 10-7; & Sat., 10-4.

SHOP LOCAL…Keep Our Community Unique.

Rowe Pottery From our hands… to your home Located in the heart of downtown Cambridge Wisconsin for over 40 years. What began as a small scale pottery store has evolved into a pure artisan studio and manufacturing facility handcrafting functional pottery for the home. At Rowe we celebrate the handmade process, the materials we use and most importantly the people behind the products we create. Our new location at 110 East Main Street highlights our local artists allowing visitors to view the entire pottery making process and visit with the artists while shopping our company store. It is such a unique experience to see how many hands touch each piece of pottery during the process. Our master potters Ric and John each have over 30 years of throwing experience, their expertise brings the quality to each piece, that our customers have grown to expect. While you’re here, be sure to check out our decorator Lore, she is the talent behind all of the Rowe Pottery patterns and custom work. She hand decorates each piece, making them truly one of a kind. As the holidays approach the studios are bustling with activity. Join us for one of the many great downtown Cambridge events, Saturday, November 24th, Small Business Saturday and Cambridge Classic Christmas the first weekend in December. n WISCONSIN COUNTRY LIFE

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Historic Downtown

West Bend A Conversation Piece llc Home • Holiday • Paints • Classes & Gifts

Explore the Magic of Christmas

fine gifts & home décor

Come discover the joys of Serendipity! We have been busy all year finding the most unique, wonderful treasures to share with you this holiday season. Stop in to see what all the fuss is about! Holiday Hours November & December Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm Wednesday & Friday, 10 am-7 pm Sunday, noon-4 pm serendipitywestbend

General Finishes Milk Paint • Gel Stains • Paint Classes Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint • Nora Fleming Seasonal Serving Pcs. Milkhouse Candles • Summer Snow Prints • Petite Ginger Snaps

600 S. Main Street, West Bend 262-338-2988

132 South 6th Ave., West Bend, WI • 262-335-1100

Mon., Wed. & Fri., 10 am-5 pm; Thurs.,10 am-7 pm; Sat., 10 am-3 pm. Closed Sun. & Tues. (Open Sundays in December 10 am-2 pm)

1720 Barton Ave. West Bend, WI 262-388-6842 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 10 am-5 pm. Wednesday, 10 am-7 pm. Extended hours beginning 12/3

Home of the Moonglow

Holiday Hours until December 24th: Mon.-Fri., 10-5; Wed., 10-7; Sat., 10-4 & Sun., 11-4. ©

New & Vintage Treasures • Home Decorating Items • Women’s Accessories • Florals & Candles • Seasonal Merchandise “Like” us on Facebook

Come “Savor” the holiday while shopping our selection of gifts for everyone on your list. Relax as you work your way through the winter wonderland of holiday tabletop, decorating and entertaining items.Try on a new outfit and match up some jewelry. Get a tasty dip for a party and a piece to serve it in… many mouth watering gourmet treats for that hard to buy for person. Let us help make your holiday easier, shop Savoring Thyme.

248 N. Main St. West Bend, WI • 262-338-8403 “like us”on facebook

Small Business Saturday in downtown West Bend. Saturday, November 24th. Time is 10 am-4 pm. Check with local retailers for specific store hours, or go to

Premier Destinations… SHOP at local Specialty Stores! DINE at your favorite restaurants! EXPLORE Historic Downtown West Bend!

Friday, December 7, 2018 4 pm–8 pm

Home Furnishings Consignment

Visit our specialty shops and dine at our award winning restaurants. Get your picture taken with four different Christmas characters. Music will be performed in Old Settlers Park by local groups.

Saturday, January 19, 2019 10 am–9 pm Winter in Wisconsin, get out and enjoy a day in West Bend! This new event will entice you to enjoy the West Bend parks, shops, museums and more…share your photos and watch for more information with our hash tag.   #wbwinterwarmup

Furnish your entire home with style, quality and comfort for the fraction of the cost of new. Come visit our 3 showrooms of beautifully arranged home furnishings and accent pieces. We also carry a line of new upholstery made right here in Wisconsin. You may purchase from the floor or special order in your choice of fabrics. Every time you come in, it’s like going on a treasure hunt!

Chocolate Around the Bend Saturday, February 9, 2019 10 am–4 pm Share your love of chocolate and your love of shopping with West Bend’s specialty shops by coming out to see what Chocolate surprises they have in store!

Mon.-Fri., 10 am-5 pm & Sat., 10 am-3 pm Closed Sundays.

337 North Main St. West Bend, WI 262-438-0008 •

The West Bend Christmas Parade is November 25th at 5 pm. This year's theme is "Christmas Magic"

Guide to Milwaukee Area’s Make Reservations Now for the First, Second & Third Friday & Saturday in December $70.00 per person (not including tax & gratuity) 7:00 pm Seating  (Event lasts a little over 2 hours!) The minute you step up to the mansion and during the whole evening you will be experiencing many traditions that the Victorians during their Christmas. During the 4 course dinner story and origins of where these traditions will be shared to all. The last course will be a selections of sweets to enjoy. To extend your Christmas Tradition experience after dinner, consider staying at one of our 7 rooms or suites at the Mansion. 3209 Wells Street Milwaukee, WI • 414-342-3210 or for Reservations

Continuing Our Tradition of Exceptional Antiques…

Riverview Antique Market Visit us at our Beautiful Location in the Menomonee River Valley! Open 7-days a week, 10 am-5 pm From the elegant to funky & the mysterious to the unique

Perfect selection for your home, apartment, loft, or business

13,000square-feet Dozens of Wisconsin’s Top Dealers

18th through 20th century Antiques, Artwork, Vintage Clothing, Mid-Century Modern & More

All located in a historically interesting beautifully restored 1892 Building

2045 W. St. Paul Ave. • Milwaukee, WI 53233 414-278-9999 Print out a map from your door to ours...


Stop in and find a selection of Historical & Hysterical Antiques & Collectibles like no other!

Celebrity, Sports & Historic Memorabilia Retro Signs • Neon Traffic Lights • Games Western • Hats • Military • Cash Registers Coin Operated Machines, rides, games & more! for our online lighting showroom

414-933-0808 2015 West St. Paul Ave • Milwaukee, WI HOURS: Monday-Saturday 9 am-5 pm & Sunday, 11 am-4 pm

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Best Shops & Stops ARCHI-antiques LLC

Wildly Cool & Crazy Stuff for Your Place!® The Absolute BEST in Architectural & Repurposing®

~ Espresso Drinks ~ Smoothies ~ Tea ~ Chai ~ Baked Treats ~ Hot Paninis ~ Soups ~ Lunch Bag Special $1 & $2 EARLY Bird Coffee & Muffin Specials Sat. & Sun. (8 am-noon) “Waffle Weekends” ~ Join our Book Clubs! ~ Board Games ~ for more info!

184 South 2nd Street ~ Milwaukee, WI ~ 414-539-6448

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Milwaukee, Bay View & South of Milwaukee Shops

Fridays & Saturdays 10-5 • Weekdays by Appointment Please

• 193 S. 2nd St., Historic Walkers Point, Milwaukee, WI 53204 • CraigsList/Milwaukee/Antiques

262-789-5001 •

1. Schuster Mansion B&B and Tea 3209 W. Wells • 414-342-3210 2. Riverview Antique Market 175 S. Water St. • 414-278-9999 3. BBC Antiques & Lighting 2015 West St. Paul Ave. • 414-933-0808 4. Antiques on Pierce 1512 W. Pierce St. • 414.645.9640 5. Wiki Woolz in AOP 1512 W. Pierce Street • 414-801-3950 6. Alts 601 S. 6th St. • 414-378-7177 7. Farm Girl Art & Antiques 803 S. 5th St. • 414-405-4210 8. Full Of Beans Cafe 184 S. 2nd Street • 414-539-6448 9. ARCHI-antiques 193 South 2nd Street • 262-789-5001 10. Clinton St. Antiques & ANNEX 1106 & 1110 S. 1st St. • 414-732-6371 11. Third Point of View 1134 South 1st Street • 414-509-7599 12. Sparrow Collective 2224 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. • 414-747-9229 13. Good Land Antiques 3339 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. • 414-368-9706 14. Country Lion Antiques 4330 South Howell Ave. • 414-316-9985 15. D&M General Store Antiques & Gardens • 262-835-9957 8433 Hwy V/13th St. Caledonia (I-94 near 7 mi. Rd)

Visiting for a day or a week? Use this map to find the treasures you seek!

Guide to Milwaukee Area’s recycled wool | metal stamping | custom Vinyl Call us!! We will DROP SHIP your Christmas Gifts!

Come see my Retail showroom & Workroom on the 1st floor of Antiques on Pierce; 1512 West Pierce, Milwaukee, WI 414-801-3950 | |

Shipping available in this, Brewer & Packer colors!


40,000-sq.-ft. with 130+ dealers

Consignment & Vender Space Available...Please Inquire! OPEN DAILY ~10 am-5 pm 1512 West Pierce, Milwaukee, WI 53204

Only One Block North of National Ave. FREE PARKING


Call now to inquire about our 4th Floor EVENT AVAILABILITY! Like us on Facebook


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Best Shops & Stops RARE & UNUSUAL ANTIQUES 601 S. 6TH STREET MILWAUKEE WI. 53204 414•378•7177 ALTSMKE.COM








arm Girl

Third Point of View

803 South 5th Street

Local Artisans - Unique to Antique - Vintage and New Clothing Wellness Products & CBD - Sip & Nip Classes

where cre ativit y

grow s Art & Antiques

(corner of 5th & National) Milwaukee, WI Open Thursday, 11-5; Friday, 11-6 & Saturday 10-5

For You - Your Home - Your Life

Open Daily 10-6 1134 South 1st Street - Milwaukee WI

414.405.4210 Like us on Facebook for directions and a preview of our shop.


Farmgirls “Holiday Heaven” Weekend!

Saturday, December 9th, 10-5 Sunday, December 10th, 12-4 Drawings for door prizes, refreshments & specials throughout the shop!

414-509-7599 - Follow us on Facebook and Instagram

Visiting for a day or a week? These stops are where you’ll find the treasures you seek!

So much more to see Just South of Milwaukee 2 SHOPS, 1 STOP!

ARCHITECTURAL n PRIMITIVES GARDEN n INDUSTRIAL n UNIQUE Featuring Handcrafted; accessories, home goods, printed tees, hoodies gifts, art & more Visit our for current Classes & Workshops Scheduleand Special Events 2224 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue in Bayview 414-747-9229 Monday-Friday, 11-7 / Saturday, 11-6 / Sunday. 11-5



Good Finds, Good Quality, Good Prices, found at...

Vintage Goods for the Home Wed-Sat 12-5, Sun 12-4 & by appointment email Ann at or call 414-368-9706

3391 South Kinnickinnic Ave. in Bay View (Milwaukee), WI





1106 South First Street, Milwaukee, WI

1110 South First Street, Milwaukee, WI



Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, Noon ’til 5 p.m. For directions visit

Find us on Facebook and Instagram wwwwwwww

Dave & Mary Ann’s


414-534-7476 8433 County Rd. V Caledonia, WI 53108 I94 / Exit 7 mile Rd / East 1 mi. to Hwy V / Then North 1/2 mile

1884, 2-story barn on 1 acre of gardens with unique sheds and décor. Like us on Facebook Closed Mid-December thru Mid-May

Open Fri., Sat. & Sun. 11-5 pm Between Milwaukee & Kenosha

Featuring 25 Quality Dealers

Space available for more of the same! (Rent a case to as much square footage as you need)    

Convenient Hours, Open 7 Days a Week! Monday-Saturday 10 am-7 pm and Sunday 10 am-4 pm

414-316-9985 H Like us on Facebook 4330 South Howell Avenue Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Third Annua; Christmas On KK. Friday, November 30th, 5 pm-10 pm. More information at

A Sampler of


Country Life

A look inside some of our favorite shops.

glowing glitter

holiday greens

SAVORING THYME This beautiful glitter Christmas tree lights up and moves the glitter around, mesmerizing everyone in the room. Add this sparkly tree to your holiday decorations or give as a gift–everyone loves them… from Savoring Thyme in West Bend, WI, located at 248 North Main Street, in Festive historic downtown! For more information call 262-338-8403 or check for extended Holiday hours and events!

JOHNSON GARDENS At Johnson Gardens our designers create  one-of-a-kind seasonal green arrangement for your Holiday outdoor decorating. We work with a variety of greens, fresh cut from our own growing fields, and an assortment of stems and weatherproof berries to produce delightful winter containers, and wreaths. Stop in at 8504 Highway 60, only 2 miles away from  Downtown Cedarburg, WI, just south of 5 Corners. Call 262-377-2500 or check www.johnsongardens .net for more information.

holiday scents

made in the U.S.A.

HAWKINS CLOCKS Introducing Pendulux clocks, available with an industrial, nautical, militaristic or aviation look. Decidedly masculine, yet it is a collection that evokes iconic destinations and time periods throughout history showcasing styles, both antiquated, and modern. These historically inspired reproductions are made in the USA, in Point Richmond, CA. You can feel the level of craftsmanship when you touch them, you can feel the integrity in it’s weight. Pendulux clocks are durable, and will truly stand the test of time! Find this incredible variety, offered at Hawkins Clock Center, located at 7301 West Greenfield Ave,in Downtown West Allis, WI. More information available at or call 414-258-1144.


THE GOOD STUFF This very distinctive candle line is available at The Good Stuff in downtown Oconomowoc. They are known for their slow, even burn, and unique names like 2 of the best sellers, “Log Cabin” and “Farm House”.  The holiday scents are amazing! Stop by the Good Stuff, a charming shop full of vintage, handmade local artisan work, and antiques, located at 31 South Main Street, Oconomowoc, WI or call 262-344-0352.

Holiday ­2018~ Winter ­2019



Where The German Tradition Lives On...

Mark Your Calendar

Antique Show & Sale Appraisals & Chili Lunch

German Imports For Advent And Christmas

Exclusive Ethnic Collectables

Sunday, February 17, 2019 9 am-3 pm, Friess Lake School, 1750 Hwy 164, Richfield, WI Antiques, Vintage, Collectibles, Furniture Quality Dealers from Southern WI and Illinois $2.00 admission to Antique Show 5 Appraisers–$5/item includes FREE adm. to show! Chili, Chili Dogs, Desserts, Beverages



Maple Syrup Family Day Saturday, March 23, 2019 11 am-4 pm

Richfield Historical/Nature Park 1896 Hwy 164, Richfield, WI Maple Syrup Made the Old Fashioned Way Maple Cotton Candy, Demonstrations, Tours, Story Time, Exhibits

______________________________ Both Events Sponsored By Richfield Historical Society, Richfield WI

W15909 Old World Main St. Germantown, WI • 262-251-2121 Open Wed.-Sat. 11-7

For more info on these events Contact Pete 262-957-7890

Quality Antiques & Collectibles including...Furniture, Pottery, Primitives, Vintage Clothing, Jewelry & Accessories, Fishing & Sports Collectibles, Elegant Glassware. OPEN Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sunday noon-4 p.m. or 262-250-0260 W156 N11500 Pilgrim Road, Germantown, WI

(near the corner of Hwy. 145 & Pilgrim Rd.)

2nd SUNDAY INDOOR FLEA MARKETS (In adjacent building)

A curated collection of modern and vintage home decor to inspire. We search the world to bring you the unique and stylish. N112 W15800 Mequon Rd. (Hwy 167) Germantown, WI W-F 10 am-5 pm | Sat. 10 am-2 pm curatedhomedecor curatedhomedecor

8 am to 3 pm December 9th, 2018

Jan. 13th, Feb. 10th, March 10th & April 14th, 2019 Vender space available call Charlie at 262-431-4020 for info & space reservation.



Holiday ­2018~ Winter ­2019

At Home with Country Life... Inspiring ways to bring country style into your home.

Natural Christmas Beautiful elements of nature’s endless variety are brought together to create this wintry arrangement of dried and/or preserved materials. Monches Farm’s floral designer, Sue Morgan, has been creating floral art for over 25 years. She would be happy to work with you to create a custom piece for your space using your design colors and reflecting your personal style. Call her at Monches farm for a consultation. 262-966-2787. To create this arrangement, Sue used the following: 8" diameter Birch bark container 2 bricks dried floral foam handful of moss dried and preserved Grabia 2 10-12" long Sugar Pine cones 3 stems Hakea  3 stems Pepper berries 3 Estrelle pods 1 dried slit orange 1 package green Brunia 3 Ramhorn pods 4 brances of preserved chartruse colored Salal leaves 3 big Protea Rosette stems 5 stems bleached Silver Dollar Eucalyptus small amount of Angel Vine Preserved Feather Leaf Ferns 10 preserved Sycamore leaves n Cut foam to fit and secure foam in container with glue. n Cover foam with moss n Glue pine cones in the center n Place pods around the bottom in a balanced fashion and glue n Add Protea, Hakea, Silver Dollar Eucalyptus and Grabia to form shape n Salal, Pepper Berries and ferns are then added to fill voids n Glue in Sycamore leaves to add depth n Tuck Angel Vine loosely in among greens to add an airy, natural finishing touch. n

Photos by Stonehill Studio. Floral arrangement by Monches Farms.


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EXPERIENCE I-43 to Exit 89 (Hwy C). Follow Hwy C west approx. 3 miles to the controlled intersection of Hwy C (Pioneer Road) and Washington Ave. Turn north on Washington and continue north to the Cedarburg National Historic District.

Hand-made wreaths, fresh cut greens & trees, Custom Greenery arrangements ~ Seasonal gifts & décor A collector’s selection of Old World Christmas ornaments

Visit with Santa Saturday, December 1st!

W64N707 Washington Avenue Parking on corner of Bridge & Washington


Monday-Saturday, 9 am-6 pm and Sunday, 10 am-5 pm 8504 Highway 60 (2 miles from downtown Cedarburg, WI) 262-377-2500


Clothing - Home Décor - Pretties

Featuring locally handcrafted & reclaimed furniture combined with vintage & refined home decor, Birchwood Wells is a place to gather ideas to style your home. 

W63 N646 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, WI 53012 262-204-8131

Everyone is always welcome at our shop! We have created a friendly & cozy shop, at The Cottage. We offer many local items including clothing, candles, soap, coffee, dog treats & home décor. I say my shop is “All the things I love”–stop by and say hi! Thanks so much for supporting my dream – Barb Rewerts

Corner of Bridge & Washington, Cedarburg, WI 2nd Floor of the Cedar Creek Settlement • 262-888-0163 Holiday Hours.: Mon.-Thurs., 10-5; Fri., 10-9; Sat., 10-6; Sun., 11-5

Festive Fridays at the Cedar Creek Settlement. N70 W6340 Bridge Road, Cedarburg. November 16, 23, 30. December 7, 14, 21. For more information call 866-626-7005 or 262-377-4763, or visit

Experience Christmas on the Corner and Christmas Parade Dec. 1, 2018. 3 pm-7 pm

Port Washington

Christmas on the Corner & Christmas Parade Dec. 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Historic Port Washington is the perfect place to celebrate a hometown Christmas. Our picture postcard setting is ideal for Christmas on the Corner; setting the stage for your holidays.

Eclectic Selection at

Eclectic Avenue


Local Artisans ~Unique Gift Ideas Spiritual n Geodes n Bath & Body n Vintage n Signs n Jewelry n Rugs

226 N. Franklin St. Downtown Port Washington, WI



Shoppes of Port Washington

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Located just south of Port Washington on Hwy. 32 with access to I-43 (Take Exit 93)

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Open Mon. & Wed. noon-5; Thurs. & Fri., 11 am-6 pm; Sat., 10 am-4 pm & Sun, Noon-3 pm Extended Hours During Festivals & Special Events

44 Vendors under 1 Roof!

Featuring Fine Furniture (Period to Country Pine) American Indian – Postcards and Other Paper – Porcelain Jewelry – Art Glass – Beautiful Lighting – Prints, etc.

Now in our 45th Year!

Always Buying – One Piece, A Collection, An Entire Estate

BRING IN THIS AD FOR 10% OFF purchase (Not valid with other offers)

Antiques ~ Custom Signs ~ Jewelry ~ Home Décor ~ Port t-shirts & Sweatshirts Fireworks Popcorn ~ WI Honey & Maple Syrup ~ Olive Oils & Balsamic Vinigars Geodes & Rocks ~ Dog & Pet Accessories ~ Sports Memorabilia including Bobble Heads ~ Goats Milk Soaps ~ Room of Used Books ~ Pallet Furniture ~ Port Pictures

123 North Franklin Street

Open Thurs. to Sun., 10-5; Mon.-Tues.-Wed– By Chance

Downtown Port Washington under Blue Awning!

262-377-4313 – Evenings 262-377-7225 2275 N. Port Washington Road (Hwy. 32) Grafton, WI 53024

Open Daily; Mon.-Sat. 10 am-5:30 pm & Sun. 10:30 am-4 pm


Like us on Facebook ~ www.facebook/shoppesof portwashington

Port Washington Winter Market. 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9 am-1 am. Indoor Winter Market with local food and crafts, live music, and more. Inventors Brewpub, 435 N. Lake St. 612-481-3046.

Casual & Comfortable Yet Stylish Are you ready for the holidays? Great In-Store Specials!

125 West Main Street, Cambridge 608-423-3740

A Unique Specialty Shop for Women

We Can Help Make Your 2019 A Great One!

Call for help with all your 2019 Promotional Needs... Advertising Sales Account Executive Jeanne Rieland 414-507-1865 or Wisconsin Country Life Office 262-250-1503 Event information can be emailed to



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Farm Girl Art & Antiques

Farm Girl Art and Antiques is full of fun during the holiday season!  We have lots of ideas to make your home feel festive and welcoming for your family and friends. We will get you inspired and creative and we do this by having the store full of ideas with handmade and vintage holiday items to decorate your home! Lots of displays to show you what you can do with the items you buy! Most of our vendors will make one of a kind creations that will knock your socks off. We really have a lot of talent in this store. From florals, paintings, assemblage art pieces using vintage Christmas, handmade ornaments, wreaths, gift tags,Santa’s, angels, you name it we have it! There will surely be something that you will want to take home or gift to someone you love. We also have tons of vintage Christmas, since we shop for it all year and save it up for this time of year to put out! It really is something that will bring back memories of your childhood. I find there is really something about a vintage piece, may it be the time worn patina, the soft colors or maybe it’s because grandma had it in her house

that catch my soul. Antique Christmas does just that. We will be having a Holiday Party that is so much fun on December 9th Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00!! There will be door prizes and snacks and drinks to really get you in the holiday spirit!!!! Bring your friends and have some fun! WISCONSIN COUNTRY LIFE

So if you come down to Farm Girl to get inspired for the holidays you may find a awesome piece for your home for all year to enjoy. We have furniture and accessories of all eras from the 1800s to now. We get new things in every day! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at Farm Girl! n  

Holiday ­2018~ Winter ­2019


Shop to Carrie Gift & Clothing Boutique

“Door County without the drive” Shop Small and Buy Local

Boutique Fashions for all Ages…Sizes Sm-3XL We Feature 25 Local Artisans Monthly Girl’s Nite Out Fashion Show L’Bri Rep. & Young Living Oils Lipsense Lip & Eye Color | Holiday Hours: Mon. 12-6, Tues.-Fri., 10-6, Sat., 10-4, Sun. 11-4 | 414-282-1958 11045 W. National Ave., West Allis, WI (Just west of Hwy 100 & National, Home Depot lot)

We Buy & Sell Gold, Silver & Coins

We have been in West Allis area for over 50 years. We buy and sell gold, silver coins, jewelry, currency and other memorabilia. We carry a full line of coin supplies. We are also a hobby store that sells model railroad, railroad supplies, die cast and plastic models, We also sell Magic The Gathering cards and supplies.

We are Buying…

Gold Coins and All 10k, 14k, 18k items • Dental Gold Silver Coins and Sterling • Jewelry • Forks & Spoons • Silver Bars & Rounds • Franklin Mint Silver

Come See Our Showroom

Model Railroads • Models • Die Cast • Memorabilia • Complete Line of Supplies

MENTION THIS AD FOR 10% off ANY TRAIN OR TOY ITEM Sorry, not valid with other offers

HOURS: Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-5 pm & Saturday 10 am-3 pm

414-541-8650 • 3050 S. 92nd St., West Allis, WI 53227 visit us online at

Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP-1

Brother Luminaire Baby Lock Solaris

Milwaukee Sewing Machine



The Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP1 and the Baby Lock Solaris are the newest additions to Milwaukee Sewing Machine Company’s huge selection of household and industrial machines Both equipped with state-of-the-art stitch projection technology and their own unique collection of built-in designs, the Brother Luminaire Innov-is XP-1 and the Baby Lock Solaris will bring all your amazing ideas to life! Milwaukee Sewing Machine Company also offers unbeatable service and expertise in the business, along with a wide variety of gently used household and industrial machines to meet anyone’s needs. Milwaukee Sewing Machine Company has been servicing the greater Milwaukee area and creating closely knit relationships with every customer for over 70 years!

7226 W. Greenfield Avenue • Downtown West Allis, WI • 414-443-6444 • Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5 pm & Saturday, 8:30 am-12:30 pm



Introducing PENDULUX CLOCKS with an industrial, nautical, militaristic & aviation look. Decidedly masculine, yet reflective of our admiration for the products and styles of times past. Available at….

c hawkins clock center l o c k Wisconsin’s Largest, Ultimate Clock Store

We offer over 4,000 clocks in all different looks & catagories, from the US and all around the world! Find the perfect timepiece to compliment your HOME BUSINESS OFFICE SPECIAL GIFTS n



Monday-Friday, (10-6); Saturday, (10-4); Sunday, (10-2)


look for the big yellow sign on historic greenfield avenue

7301 West Greenfield Ave.,West Allis, WI 414-258-1144 for a preview n

CREAM CITY CLAY INC. Pottery school and Studio Gift Certificates

shop our gallery of Gift ideas!

West Allis

• Hand Building/ Sculpting Classes • Adult Pottery Wheel Classes • Parent & Child Classes • Teen Wheel • Couples Night Out • Corporate and Scout Events Studio Memberships

“Christmas on the Avenue” takes place from 76th to 70th & Greenfield, in Downtown West Allis, WI Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 2-4 pm

7105 W. Greenfield Ave. Downtown West Allis, WI

Hosting holiday shopping, free hayrides, Christmas activities & more.

414-249-5902 www.creamcityclay.con for a full list of activities or call 414-774-2676

Dec. 2nd (12-3 Drop in) Kids Ornament Making–$10 ea.


Romance Savor the

Curiosity Shop & Estate Sale Services

Buying & selling treasures, from one piece to an entire estate

ELKHORN, WI Antique Flea Market

…of a Country Victorian Inn that blends today’s comfort and conveniences with the captivating charm of the past. Elegant guest rooms feature antiques, fireplaces, whirlpool and steambaths. Located in the heart of Cedarburg’s Historic District and close to the Ozaukee Interurban Trail.

Gate $5 • Free Parking Opens 7 am • No Pets

104 W. Main Street #106 Wales, WI

(approx. 1 mile east of Hwy. 83 in Downtown Wales) Shop Hours: Wed., Thurs., & Sun., 10 am -2 pm

Gift Certificates Available

As always, open by appointment, call

W62 N573 Washington Avenue Cedarburg, WI 53012

Check for additional hours on Facebook…

414-412-1077 or 414-719-0989 VINTAGE CHRISTMAS IN THE GARAGE

SAT. & SUN., (10 am-2 pm) & Wed. & Thurs., (4-8 pm)




2019 DATES May 19, June 30, August 11 & September 29


Holiday ­2018~ Winter ­2019

Over 500 Inside & Outside Dealers • Rain or Shine Fairgrounds Hwy. 11


We Love

Antiques Creating modern country style with antiques and flea market finds.

With over 130 Booths, on 3 Floors of antiques, at Antiques on Pierce, you will find many booths that feature a selection of Vintage Coats, Clothing, shoes, scarves, hats and more! For the man or woman, many pristine quality vintage finds are there for those on the hunt for one of a kind apparel treasures! Shown is a Size Large, Wool coat made by Rich Sher Sportswear, made in the USA. Open daily 10 am-5 pm at 1512 West Pierce in Milwaukee, WI (only one Block North of National Ave). More information on events, and more at www. or call 414-645-9640.

Vintage Holiday decor is a much loved decorating look that brings back memories from Christmas’ past. That is exactly what these very highly sought after ceramic light up Christmas trees are becoming famous for! They are becoming hard to find in the excellent condition you will see like the one shown here. Once found, the quality, and completeness determines the price. This one is available at Fox Lake Country Antiques, is 22" high and works Great! Call 262-560-0890 or visit the Mall at 201 North Fowler Street, right off Hwy 16 as you enter Downtown Oconomowoc. They are open 10 am-5 pm 7 Days a week and THIRD THURSDAYS, open until 8 pm!

This Galvenized “Kreamer” is from the late 1940s, and came from off of a family farm in Germany. The Cream that was collected was likely used to make butter, Ice Cream, in oatmeal, coffee, over fruit and more. It is in original, great working condition. This unique, rare piece can be found at Dave & Mary Ann’s General Store Antiques & Gardens. Their 1889 2-story barn and many sheds are full of antiques, and are all located on 1 acre to explore! Dress warm if you want to tour the entire grounds. Located at 8433 Hwy V/13th Street, Caledonia, WI. Take 194, exit 7 Mile Road, East one mile to Hwy V, then North 1/2 mile to shop. Call 414-534-7476 or check facebook for more info. Join them December 8 & 9 for their Christmas Open House 11-5 both days before they close until May 2019.


Holiday ­2018~ Winter ­2019



Historic Village of

Make Greendale your Holiday destination. Unique shops, great restaurants and cafes and more.

A 50s Diner in Historic Greendale Ferch’s Malt Shoppe & Grill 5636 Broad Street, Historic Greendale, WI 414-423-1414 Like us on Facebook

We create your favorite flavor of Custard on our cold marble top. Burgers • Wraps • Sandwiches • Salads Have your next Event at Ferch’s Greendale! Holiday Parties • Birthdays • Showers • Reunions • Corporate • Meetings JOIN our scoop email list at

Coffee by the cup or pound d Fresh Bakery d Breakfast Sandwiches Frappes d Loose & Bulk Tea d Herbal Rishi Tea Fruit Smoothies d Iced Mochas & Lattes d Italian Soda Hot or iced Chai d Ghirardelli Hot Chocolate

Open Mon.-Fri., 6 am-5 pm; Sat., 7am-4 pm; Sun., 8 am-1 pm. 5635 Broad Street, Historic Greendale • 414-423-5810

We have everything you need for your holiday baking! 5676 Broad Street in Historic Downtown Greendale, WI   414-423-3080 Hours:  Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm &  Saturday 10am-4pm

Handmade Gourmet Apples & Holiday Candies Tasty treats Gift selection

414-421-7011 5612 Broad Street, Greendale

Village of Greendale Tree Lighting. November 23 at 6:30 pm. Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. The Ceremony is sponsored by the Greendale Chamber of Commerce. Let’s all come together to enjoy the sing-a-longs, carolers, sweets, and good company!

Historic Downtown Greendale presents





Friday, November 30th, 2018 4–9 pm Join us as Downtown Greendale transforms into a Christmas Carol! Discover the Village Shops decked out for the merriest of seasons– Historic Downtown Greendale is transformed into a scene from a Dickens novel. Over 100,000 twinkling lights & merchants dressed in Dickens era costumes. From the Ghost of Christmas Past to Tiny Tim all the beloved characters will be there for the magical evening. Reminisce to holiday entertainment by strolling carolers, bell and chamber choirs, and string instruments. Enjoy chestnuts roasted on an open fire and kettle corn, horse-drawn wagon rides, “A Christmas Carol” play, storytelling, letter writing to Santa. Come explore the uniqueness of Greendale–A Historic Landmark For more information or to be a sponsor visit:

A New Level of Holiday Hosting It can be easy to impress your holiday guests without overdoing it in the kitchen by putting to use recipes that require little time to prep. After all, those precious moments with loved ones are meant for reflection and conversation, but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for lesser dishes. Appetizers like Beet Carpaccio Salad with Toasted Hazelnuts provide aesthetic appeal and taste to tide appetites. As one of the key ingredients, Filippo Berio Classic Balsamic Glaze adds tanginess and artistic flair for flavorful small bites. Go above and beyond with a main course that’s prepped in 10 minutes and ready in less than two hours like this Rosemary and Raspberry Balsamic Roasted Leg of Lamb, which can be the center of attention as guests dig in for a delightful meal.


Find more holiday recipes that can take your gathering to the next level at Rosemary and Raspberry Balsamic Roasted Leg of Lamb Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Servings: 8 Roasted Leg of Lamb: 3 tablespoons Filippo Berio Olive Oil 2 tablespoons Filippo Berio Raspberry Balsamic Glaze 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 4 teaspoons grainy mustard 1 bone-in leg of lamb (about 6 lbs.) 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 3 onions, quartered 1 cup water


Holiday ­2018~ Winter ­2019

A Sampler of


Country Life

A look inside some of our favorite shops.

gmo free


beautiful home ideas


Refresh that special piece of furniture with General Finishes Milk Paint or Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint. A Conversation Piece will help you every step of the way. Stop in for some great ideas and browse our beautiful shop filled with gift and home décor ideas. Find A Conversation Piece at 132 South 6th Ave. in Downtown West Bend, WI . The shop is open Thursday, 11-7; Friday, 10-5 and Saturday, 10-3. Call 262-335-1100 and like them on facebook for more information about paints, classes and more.

hand created

handmade for the holidays

The Shoppes of Port Washington houses 44 vendors and is the exclusive supplier in Port Washington of Fireworks Popcorn. This popcorn is GMO free, available in many varieties and size options. Find sizes from the small sampler size, 15 oz., or 5 lb. bottles, all the way up to 15 lb. buckets! All make great gifts for the popcorn lover in your life. Shoppes of Port Washington is under the blue awning in downtown Port Washington, 123 North Franklin Street, one block from the harbor! Call 262-536-4142 for more information.


THE CHOCOLATE CHISEL Dark Chocolate Butter Toffee Gift Box; We make our own butter toffee in our Chocolate Chisel kitchen in Port Washington. Our chocolatiers hand dip each one in 74% dark chocolate, and then hand decorate each one. These soft crunch, buttery confections are best sellers in our shop. Need a gift for special occasions? Pick one up or we will ship it to you. The Chocolate Chisel is nestled in historic downtown Port Washington, two blocks from Lake Michigan at 125. W. Grand Ave. Port Washington, WI. 262-261-0200 or


“Santa Collectors, come hither!” Shop to Carrie On Gift & Clothing Boutique is thrilled to introduce their new Handmade St. Nicholas collection by Tina. Faces are hand sculpted by Tina’s skilled hands and then painted pearl eyes are gently placed. Each coat, and many of the decorations are also handmade. Tina’s work is one among 25 other handcrafted artisans this boutique features year round; come see all they offer! The variety of St. Nicholases are exclusively offered at Shop to Carrie On Gift & Clothing Boutique this holiday season!  They are located at 11045 West National Avenue, in West Allis, WI. More information available at 414-282-1958 or

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Holiday Hosting The Coffee Talk Bakery brings you the Holiday Season and the tranquility of winter. Start with a magical collection of fragrant treats, sandwiches and uniquely special coffee drinks to complete this fabulously cheerful season!

Gravy: 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 cup dry red wine 4 cups chicken stock 2 tablespoons Filippo Berio Raspberry Balsamic Glaze 1 sprig fresh rosemary 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper


The Coffee Talk Bakery

Door County Coffee n Teas n Frappes n Smoothies Homemade Jams & Jellies n Gourmet Sauces


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To make Roasted Leg of Lamb: Heat oven to 400 F. In bowl, whisk olive oil, raspberry balsamic glaze, rosemary and mustard; set aside. Make small incisions in lamb and insert garlic slices. Rub olive oil mixture over lamb. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Transfer to roasting pan fitted with rack. Add onions; pour water into bottom of pan. Roast 80-90 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 145 F for medium-rare, adding water to pan as needed to avoid scorching and onions drying out. Transfer lamb to carving board and tent with foil. To make Gravy: Place roasting pan on stovetop over medium-high heat; stir in flour. Whisk in wine; boil 1-2 minutes, or until reduced by half. Whisk in chicken stock and raspberry balsamic glaze. Add rosemary; bring to boil and simmer 8-10 minutes, or until thickened. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with lamb. Beet Carpaccio Salad with Toasted Hazelnuts Prep time: 10 minutes Servings: 4

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1 1/2 pounds roasted beets 2 cups microgreens 4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled 1/4 cup chopped toasted hazelnuts 2 tablespoons Filippo Berio Classic Balsamic Glaze 1/4 teaspoon flaked sea salt 1/4 teaspoon cracked pepper

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Heat oven to 400 F. Using chef’s knife or mandoline, thinly slice beets; arrange on platter. Arrange microgreens over beets; scatter with goat cheese. Sprinkle hazelnuts over top and drizzle with balsamic glaze. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. n

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Antiques Creating modern country style with antiques and flea market finds.

This 1940s pressed steel POJO horse is in great working condition! It moves forward as you bounce on it. It is in all original condition, with wonderful original paint and patina. It was found in Racine in an old warehouse among other many  other treasures all waiting for you at The Country Lion Antiques Mall located at 4330 south Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI. Stop by 7 days a week, Monday-Saturday, 10 am-7 pm and Sunday, 10 am-4 pm. call 414-316-9985 or like them on facebook for more information.

At Homestead Lighting and Decor, they specialize in antique lighting, no matter what your style! Shown is a one of a kind primitive style lamp which is only one of many, many antique, and heirloom quality vintage lighting pieces available for purchase. All have been carefully, and completely restored prior to hitting the extensive, newly remodeled showroom. On site restoration and repairs, antiques, consignments, shades and more can be found! Stop in at 163 E. Wisconsin Ave, Downtown Oconomowoc, WI, Tuesday-Friday 12-3 or by appointmant. Call Homestead Lighting at 262-567-6543 or email for more info.

Shown is a 1920s red peddle car  in working and  original condition. This un-restored toy car was made in Toledo, Ohio by the Gendron Toy Company. This and other quality, unique Vintage toys can be found at Metropolitan Antiques, an independently owned Antique shop, located in Historic Downtown Waukesha, WI. Metropolitan Antiques is housed in the Historic Metropolitan building, at 259 West Main Street. Open Tuesday-Saturday, extended Holiday and event hours! Call 262-547-5000 or 262-352-8888 for an appointment to sell your quality antiques.


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Country Affair

To have your events included on this page and online, please email info to The entire magazine and an extended listing of events, dates and times can be found on by clicking A Country Affair. Like us on Facebook. MOLLIE’S TEA, HIGH TEA OR LOW TEA AT THE SCHUSTER MANSION BED & BREAKFAST High Tea, sip 7 teas offered on a buffet with lunch, history and tour, a 2 hour event. Dates: Every Thurs., Sat. & Sun. Time: 1:00 seating High Tea, Lunch; Low Tea, pastries and a pot of tea. Dates: Every Tues., Wed. and Fri. Time: anytime from 12 - 3 pm Place: Schuster Mansion Bed & Breakfast 3209 W. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI Details: 414-342-3210 WEST ALLIS SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY ENTRIES For every $10 you spend at a locally owned, Downtown West Allis shops, you receive an entry to win one of our door prize baskets! Redeem your receipts for tickets every Saturday from 1-3 pm in a different West Allis location! Date: November 1-24 Place: Greenfield Ave. 70th & 76th St. Details: for receipt redemption locations and list of prizes or call 414-774-2676. CEDARBURG FESTIVE FRIDAY EVES Every Friday from November 16 through December 21 at Cedar Creek Settlement, enjoy free holiday themed events, arts and craft shows, wine tasting and more at these festive events! Date: Friday evenings, Nov. 16-Dec. 21 Details: 262-377-9620 “A TOY FOR JOY” COLLECTION at SHOP TO CARRIE ON NOW! We will be collecting toys to be distributed to Children at Childrens Hospital on Christmas Eve! Date: Now thru December 24 Place: 11045 W. National Ave., West Allis Details: 414-282-1958 or PAMELA’S CORNER BOUTIQUE HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Bring your friends and enjoy Holiday shopping in a unique boutique! Antiques, Christmas Decor. vintage/new, Baby & Ladies clothes and unique Accessories, locally Handmade items, gifts and more! Date: Nov. 23-24-25 Time: 9 am-6 pm all 3 days. Place: 90 S. Main St. Hartford, Wi (Nestled in the Westphal Mansion Inn B&B) Details: 262-673-7938 OCONOMOWOC GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKET A traditional German Christmas Market in the heart of Lake Country. Celebrating our 6th anniversary, Date: Friday, Nov., 23, 10 am-10 pm Saturday, Nov., 24, 10 am-11 pm Sunday, Nov., 25, 10 am-4 pm Place: Corner of Main St. & Wisconsin Ave. Details:


DOWNTOWN WAUKESHA HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDES Purchase tickets at Martha Merrell’s Books. Only $5 per person or $20 per group of 5…tickets good all day. Date: November 23-December 29 Time: Fri., 6-9 pm & Sat., 1-5 pm. Details: SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY AT FOX LAKE COUNTRY ANTIQUE MALL Raffles–Refreshments–Vintage and Retro Christmas Date: Saturday, November 24 Time: 10 am to 5 pm. Place: 201 North Fowler Street, Oconomowoc, WI Details: or 262-560-0890 SHOP TO CARRIE ON SHOP SMALL SATURDAY SPECIALS
 We thank you for Shopping Small & Local this special Saturday with Customer appreciation SALE!! 20 % OFF entire full price purchase!! Date: Saturday, November 24
 Time: 10-4 pm
 Place: 11045 W. National Ave., West Allis, WI
 Details: & Facebook SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY HOLIDAY PARTY POP-UP Join us for special deals and finds from local artisans, demos, make and takes, Holiday photos, wine and cider, and lots of holiday cheer! Date: Saturday November 24 Time: 10 am to 8 pm Place: Third Point of View 1134 S. 1st Street, Milwaukee Details: 414-509-7599 HARTFORD’S SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
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that make downtown Hartford and surrounding area as welcoming and diverse of shopping and dining opportunities that you will find!
 Date: Saturday, November 24 Time: 9 am-3 pm. Place: Downtown Hartford, North and South of Corner of Hwy 83 and Hwy 60. SHY VIOLET ANTIQUES MALL WIDE HOLIDAY SALE! Explore 3 Floors of Antiques and Collectibles from Vintage Chic to Truly Antique! All in a Historic building and quaint downtown Burlington setting. Date: Sale runs Now thru Dec 31 Time: Open 6 days a week... Tues. - Sat., 10-5 and Sun., noon-5 Place: The Shy Violet, 129 E. Chesnut Street, Downtown Burlington, WI Details: 262-767-9390 SNOWBALL SUNDAYS AT TWINS FLOWERS GIFTS & DECOR This is the perfect chance for some extra holiday shopping hours, or a great time to get your Holiday flower centerpiece, or flower deliveries scheduled! Open Sundays just for YOU! Dates: Sundays, Nov. 25-Dec. 23 Time: 11 am-3 pm


Details: 262-796-8777 or BAY VIEW CHRISTMAS ON KK Join us for a night of merriment and fun! Fundraising for the Bayview Community Center. Raffles-Santa-Krampus-Caroling Date: Friday, November 30 Time: 5 pm-10 pm. Place: Archer St. to Smith St. on KK Details: Follow us on Face book @Christmasonkk GREENDALE’S “A DICKENS OF A VILLAGE” Enjoy carriage rides, merchants dressed in Dickins’ era costumes, holiday entertainment by carolers and bell and chamber choirs, “A Christmas Carol” play, chestnuts roasted over an open fire and more. Date: Friday, November 30 Time: 4 pm to 9 pm. Place: Broad and Parking Streets, Downtown Greendale Details: Visit, or call 414-423-3080. WEST ALLIS CHRISTMAS PARADE AND “CHRISTMAS ON THE AVENUE” Free hayrides, pictures with holiday characters, s’mores, hot chocolate, holiday activities, and more! Community sing, tree lighting and Christmas parade Date: Saturday, December 1 Time: 2 pm to 4 pm; 4-4:30 pm Community sing and tree lighting at Centennial Plaza. 4:45 pm, parade Place: Greenfield Avenue between 70th and 76th Streets Details: for a full list of activities or 414-774-2676. SHOP TO CARRIE ON BOOTH #C2 AT WHITNALL HIGH SCHOOL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR Lots of Handmade treasures for your holiday decorating & Gift giving can be found here at this great show. Date: December 1 Time: 9 am-3 pm Place: 116th & Edgerton, Hales Corners, WI Details: 414-282-1958 or TWINS FLOWERS GIFTS & DECOR 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SPECIALS Check their web site, or call the shop for the Deal of the day for the first 12 days of December! Date: December 1-12 Place: 14170 West National Ave., New Berlin, WI Details: 262-796-8777 or PILGRIM ANTIQUE MALL ST. NICK SATURDAY Pick a candy cane and find your discount of 10 or 15% on your entire purchase with cash or check payment. Find the perfect gift for that special someone on your list (or for yourself!) Date: Saturday, December 1 Place: W156 N11500 Pilgrim Rd., Germantown Details: 262-250-0260, info at

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CHRISTMAS IN RICHFIELD A Holiday Craft Bazaar featuring exhibitors of Arts & Crafts along with a chili lunch. The Lions hold this event in conjunction with the Richfield Historical Society “Christmas in Richfield Historical Park” Date: Saturday December 1 Time: 9 am-3 pm Place: Fries Lake School, 1750 Hwy 164, Richfield, WI Details: CHRISTMAS AT RICHFIELD HISTORICAL PARK The Richfield Historical Society’s Mill House and Lillicrapp Welcome Center will be open to visitors. The Mill House will be decorated in a traditional Christmas style. The Mill House decorations include a German Christmas tree where children can search for a pickle ornament (German custom). If they find it they can pick a prize. Sing-along carols will be played on the piano. Homemade cookies and hot cider (heated on a wood burning stove) will be served. Wagon rides through the park, weather permitting. No admission fee, but donations are appreciated to continue restoration of the Messer Mayer Mill. A ‘General Store’ is featured at the Lillicrapp Welcome Center. Date: Saturday, December 1 Time: Noon-3 pm Place: Richfield Historical Park, 4399 Pleasant Hill Rd, Richfield, WI Details: PORT WASHINGTON’S 2018 “CHRISTMAS ON THE CORNER” Our picture postcard setting is ideal to set the stage for a fun filled day and night. Enjoy Live reindeer, elf scavenger hunt, in-store promotions, photos with Santa, Live Nativity, carriage rides and more! Date: Saturday, December 1 Time: 3-7 pm, Parade at 6:15, followed by fireworks! Details: or 262-268-1132 SANTA AT JOHNSON’S GARDENS Johnson’s Gardens & Cedarburg Lion’s Club put on this fun, free, family- friendly event. Children of all ages are invited to come visit with Santa and tell him their Christmas wishes. Well-behaved pets also welcome. Date: Saturday, December 1 Times: 10 am-noon & 1-3 pm Place: 8504 Hwy 60, Cedarburg, WI Details: 262-377-2502 or ORNAMENT MAKING DROP IN AT CREAM CITY CLAY Stop in on this fun day in West Allis to make your own personalized handprint, paw print or tree ornament! Date: Saturday, Dec 1 Time: 2-4 pm for ornament making! Place: 7105 W. Greenfield Ave, Downtown West Allis Details: 414-249-5302 or VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS DINNER AT SCHUSTER MANSION The minute you step up to the mansion and during the whole evening you will be experiencing many traditions that the Victorians embraced during their

Christmas. During the 4 course dinner, story and origins of where these traditions will be shared to all. The last course will be a selections of sweets to enjoy. To extend your Christmas Tradition experience after dinner, consider staying at one of our 7 rooms or suites at the Mansion. $70 per person (not incl. tax or gratuity) Dates: Make Reservations now for These Friday & Saturdays in December December 7 or 8 December 14 or 15 or December 21 or 22 TIME: 7 pm seating until 9 pm Place: 3209 Wells Street Milwaukee, WI Details: 414-342-3210, or www. for Reservations Or BURLINGTON CHRISTMAS PARADE & SANTA’S CHALET DOWNTOWN Parade starts on Kane Street goes through downtown and ends at Pine & Chandler Street. Tree lighting is immediately following the parade in Wehnhoff Square Park, 166 Jefferson St. Then Santa’s Chalet officially opens and will be open the weekends leading up to Christmas. Date: Friday, December 7, 6:30 pm. Time: Santa’s Chalet Hours, Fridays from 6-8 pm and Sat.-Sun. from 2-4 pm. Details DOWNTOWN WEST BEND’S “WINTER ON MAIN” EVENT! There will be a tree lighting in Old Settler’s Park at 7 PM. Tons of Holiday spirit. Downtown shops open late. Free ornament decorating for kids and Santa will be available at All In Books & more! Date: Friday, December 7 Time: 6-9 pm. Details: 262-338-3909 also find us on Facebook and Twitter. HARTFORD HISTORIC HOME TOUR featuring The Westphal Mansion Inn Bed & Breakfast & “Pamela’s Corner Boutique”and 3 other properties, decked out in Holiday Style! Date: Sat. December 8 Time: Noon-3 pm Place: 90 S. Main St. Hartford, Wi Details: $15.00 per person Tickets can be purchased at the Schauer Arts Center 262-670-0560 ext. 3 D & M GENERAL STORE ANTIQUES VINTAGE CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE Come explore an 1889 2-story Barn FULL of antiques, and decorative items, all decked out with festive vintage Christmas Decor to choose from! Snacks & Beverages will be served! Also enjoy special prices at this Holiday Tagged item sale. Date: December 8 and 9 Time: 11 am-5 pm both days Place: 8433 Hwy V/13th Street, Caledonia, WI I94, Exit 7 Mile Rd, East 1 Mile to Hwy V, then North 1/2 mile. Details: 1-414-534-7476 & Facebook KAVELARIS WAREHOUSE SALES AT A REAL WAREHOUSE Selling antiques, primatives, architectural, industrial, rusty, unusual. Date: Saturday, Dec. 8, Jan. 12,

Feb. 9, March 9 Time: 9 am-5 pm (or by Appointment). Place: 1426 Arcadian, Waukesha, WI Details: 414-491-2754 or

Date: Friday, Dec. 14 Check in: 3-6 pm Details/Reservations: Call: 262-673-7938

PILGRIM ANTIQUES SECOND SUNDAY INDOOR FLEA MARKET Dates: Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, Apr. 14 Time: 8 am-3 pm Place: W156 N11500 Pilgrim Rd, Germantown in Annex Builing. Details: 262-250-0260 info

FOX LAKE COUNTRY ANTIQUE MALL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Refreshments, Christmas Cookies, and Hourly Drawings for FOX $10 gift certificates! Date: December 15 Details: 262-560-0890

ENJOY “HOLIDAY HEAVEN” AT FARM GIRL ART & ANTIQUES Not usually open on Sundays, but will be this Special Holiday Open House weekend! (Door Prizes, Specials, refreshments on Sunday only) You truly will experience a Heavenly Holiday Vintage selection!! Dates: Sat. & Sun., December 9 & 10 Times: Sat. 10-5 & Sun. 12-4 Place: 523 West National Ave, Milwaukee, WI Details: 414-405-4210 & Facebook! 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SPECIALS AT SHOP TO CARRIE ON GIFT & CLOTHING BOUTIQUE Monday Dec. 10 and continues through Friday Dec. 21. 20% off a specific item every one of those 12 days! ALSO, find the “Elf on the Shelf” for 40% off one full price item. Date: December 10-21 Details: call 414-282-1958 or check for what our 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS deal of the day is! ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE SALE AT THE COFFEE TALK BAKERY Stock up on a delicious, fresh, variety of homemade Christmas cookies made right in the Coffee Talk Bakery kitchen! Whether you are buying cookies as gifts, for holiday parties, or to treat yourself, you will not want to miss this once a year, annual Cookie Sale! Dates: December 13-16 Times: Thurs. & Fri. 6 am-2 pm, Sat. 8 am-2 pm, & Sun. 8 am-12 pm Place: S52W28809 Salesville Rd, Waukesha, WI (see ad for direction from where you are!) Details: 262-875-3377, facebook, or

BURLINGTON ICE FESTIVAL & STATE ICE CARVING COMPETITION In addition to the Ice carving competition, enjoy horse & wagon rides, sled dogs, reindeer in park, Downtown cookie walk, bonfires & smores in park, carolers, Santa in Chalet, carvings lit up at night, crafts for kids at the Library & more! Dates: December 15 & 16 Time: Carving starts at 10 am, Saturday Details: JOIN OUR BOOK CLUBS AT FULL OF BEANS CAFE We are the place where good people are sharing good ideas, and great times over delicious food & coffee! Come join us! Dates: Every 3rd Monday, and 4th Tuesday Book Clubs gather at our Cafe! Times: 6-8 pm Place 184 S. 2nd street, Milwaukee, WI Details: 414-539-6448 or please check facebook MEN’S SHOPPING EVENT DAYS AT SHOP TO CARRIE ON GIFT & CLOTHING BOUTIQUE Men get 20% Off their entire full price Purchases! FREE BEER, CHEESE, SAUSAGE & SNACKS! Always FREE Gift Wrapping!! Dates: Sunday, Dec 23 (11 am-4 pm) Monday, December 24 (10 am-2 pm) Place: 11045 W. National Ave., West Allis Detail 414-282-1958 or FOX LAKE COUNTRY ANTIQUE MALL AFTER CHRISTMAS SALE Twas after Christmas and all through our mall you’ll find wonderful treasures; come get them all! Date: December 28-January 1 Place: 210 N. Fowler St, Oconomowoc Detals: or 262-560-0890.

HARTFORD DOWNTOWN MIDNIGHT MADNESS Check individual merchants for their hours and specials. Vendors are also inside the Link Building at 33 N. Main Street. Date: Friday, December 14 Place: Downtown Hartford Time: 6 pm-midnight Details: 
 or call 262-673-7193.

DEALER DICKER DAY AT WAUKESHA ANTIQUE MALL Stop in and shop when many of our dealers will be here to wheel and deal with. Refreshments will be served and deals will abound this fun day. Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Time: 9 am to 5 pm
 Place: 1427 E. Racine Ave, Waukesha Details: Call 262-524-0600.

WESTPHAL MANSION INN B & B MIDNIGHT MADNESS STAY/SHOP SPECIAL Reserve any one of our 8 suites the evening of Friday, Dec. 14 for only $125.00 (double occupancy) includes a homemade 4 course breakfast & decadent dessert.

ANTIQUE AND UNIQUE MALL ON MAIN DEALER DICKER DAY Famous Dealer Dicker sales and party event. You don’t want to miss this one. Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Time: 10 am to 8 pm Place: 250 West Main Street, Waukesha Details: 262-844-1819 and Facebook.


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BURLINGTON HOT CHOCOLATEFEST Featuring Broom Ball for adults & kids, 5K run, hot chocolate contest, chili contest, snowman contest and campfire story telling and open ice skating. Date: January 18-20, 2019 Details: or 262-763-6044 WEST BEND WINTER WARM-UP Winter in Wisconsin, get out and enjoy a day in West Bend! This event will entice you to enjoy the West Bend parks, shops, museum, and more…share your photos and watch for more information Date: January 19, 2019 Time: 10 am - 4 pm Place: Downtown West Bend, WI Details: SWEETHEART MALL-WIDE SALE AT ANTIQUES ON PIERCE Our 1st sale event of the year and one of our biggest. Bring your sweetheart to this event for some sweet deals and a sure way to find something old that will become a new love! Dates: Friday, Saturday and Sunday February 8, 9 and 10, 2019 Time: 10 am-5 pm. Place: 1512 West Pierce Street, Milwaukee, WI (only one block north of National Ave.) Details: 414-645-9640 or CHOCOLATE AROUND THE BEND IN WEST BEND Share your love of chocolate and your love of shopping with West bend’s specialty shops by coming out to see what chocolate surprises they have in store! Date: February 9, 2019 Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Place: Downtown West Bend, WI 11TH ANNUAL ANTIQUE SHOW & SALE, APPRAISALS & CHILI LUNCH Quality dealers offering Antiques, Vintage and Collectible items for sale. Five Appraisers, $5 per appraisal item (admission to the show). Easy access, free parking, silent auction. Chili and white chicken chili, homemade muffins, pies, and beverages. Date: Sunday, February 17, 2019 Time:9 am-3 pm Place: Friess Lake School, 1750 Hwy 164, Richfield, WI Details: $2.00 adm. Under 10 FREE www. New dealers welcome! Call 262-957-7890. MAPLE SYRUP FAMILY DAY A fun event for everyone. Demonstrations of the process to make maple syrup beginning with collecting sap from the maple trees to making syrup. Maple Cotton Candy, Maple Syrup and other items available for sale. All historic park buildings open. FREE parking and admission to Mill & Mill House. Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019 Time: 11 am-4 pm Place: Richfield Historical Park, 1896 Hwy 164, Richfield, WI Details: Tours $5. Under 5 years free.


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WAREHOUSE SALES AT A REAL WAREHOUSE! Saturdays, December 8, January 12, February 9 & March 9

It’s Holiday Time at “The Home & Holiday Store!”

9 am-5pm (or call for appointment)

12 Days of Christmas

Kavelaris Antiques llc

Snowball Sundays

Buying & Selling Antiques

December 1st the the 12th

Every Sunday starting November 25th thru December 23rd. Hours 11-3

Twins Flowers, Gifts & Home Décor More than just a flower store!

Primitives • Architectural Industrial • Rusty, Unusual 1426 Arcadian, Waukesha, WI 414-491-2754

14170 West National Ave. New Berlin, WI ~ 262-796-8777 ~ Mon.-Fri. 9-5:30; & Sat. 9-2 for more info...

Kids of all ages LOVE Vintage Toys for Christmas!! Find Favorites on your wish list at….

Adams Toys & Collectibles

Vintage Pressed Steel • Diecast • Trains Wind up • Wood Puzzles & Games Barbie • Hot Wheels • Dolls Fisher Price & So Much More!

244 West Main Street Downtown Waukesha WI ~ 262-844-1819 Sun.-Wed. 10 am-5 pm; Thurs., Fri., Sat OPEN LATE 10 am-7 pm WE BUY One Piece or Entire Collections! Call Deb for an appointment ~ 262-844-1819



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The 2019 Lincoln Black Label Nautilus Available soon at Uptown Lincoln

UPTOWN LINCOLN 2111 N. Mayfair Rd. 414.771.9000 visit our website: Introducing the 2019 Lincoln Black Label Nautilus. Experience a luxury crossover with uncompromising comfort. The available Ultra Comfort Seats with 22 way adjustability put you in control of your own comfort. Leather-trimmed, heated, and ventilated front seats were designed to ensure a luxurious driving experience. As part of available Adaptive Cruise Control technology, Lane Centering uses data from the forward looking radar and camera to provide continuous steering support to help keep the vehicle centered in the lane. You choose the destination, we’ll watch the road. Choose a Lincoln Black Label Nautilus with your favorite curated theme and get 4 years of premium complementary maintenance, pick up and delivery service, access to the Lincoln concierge, and a personalized culinary experience. Let an Uptown Black Label concierge help you select your favorite Black Label Lincoln at Uptown Motors.

The Garment Shop

shop… HAVE LUNCH…shop some more The Voyager Jewelry Design

Ruby Rose Gallery

u Visit The Voyagers Jewelry Design to find jewelry and gemstones from traditional to contemporary, repairs, appraisals and specializing in custom designs. 608.423.4446. u The Garment Shop is filled with the latest in classic and contemporary styles of women’s clothing. 608.423.3740.

Rowe Pottery Works

u Rowe Pottery Works is the home of creative salt glaze stoneware for the inside and outside of your home. 608.423.3935. u Cambridge Winery offers proprietary wines from California’s central coast at its two wine tasting rooms and is currently developing a 20-acre vineyard to bring premium local wines to Wisconsin. 700 Kenseth Way. 608.819.6672. u Ruby Rose Gallery offers gifts from the earth including crystals, gemstones, unique jewelry, and natural home décor. 608.235.2139. Cambridge is only 2 hours north of Chicago, 1 hour west of Milwaukee & 20 minutes southeast of Madison. Call 608-423-3780 for information.

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