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Holiday Pops Concert Highlights Holiday Weekend

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra is hosting the Middleton Holiday Pops Concert this weekend at the Madison Marriot West in Middleton.

There will be two concerts. The first will be Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.

The traditional kickoff to the holidays will feature Amanda Huddleston, soprano; Andrew Clark, tenor; as well as the Middleton High School Choir singing both sacred and secular songs from the repertory.

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Unique 'Miracle On 34th Street' Performance To Raise Money For Local Charity

For the fourth year, Home for the Holidays, which raises funds for Middleton Outreach Ministry, will feature the Sycamore Street Ensemble’s performance of the live radio play, "Miracle on 34th Street" and the big band sounds of the legendary Larry Busch Band. 

"It’s a tough year for so many families," said director Katrina Brunner. "We’re excited to put our love for theatre and passion for serving the community to work. "Miracle on 34th Street" is a holiday classic, and the 1940's radio spin with live accompaniment makes the holiday event unique and unforgettable."

Taking place at the Middleton Performing Arts Center, the event also features a delicious dessert reception with silent auction, live sound effects, a performance by the Chamber Singers and show-stopping commercials. 

 

Holiday Craft Fair And Art Show Set For Saturday

Middleton artists are hosting the annual Craft Fair and Art Show this Saturday with many beautiful items for the holidays.

This is a free annual event showcasing creations from area artists and crafters, in an in-home setting.  All items are hand-made and one-of-a-kind. Many of the treasures have been found at estate sales and auctions and have been refurbished into new creations and keepsakes.

You'll find ornaments, centerpieces, cards, stained glass, furniture, "Plates of Yesterday", tea cup bird feeders, garden art, stepping stones and much more. Items start at $1!

Come, relax, sip some holiday cheer and get in the holiday mood.

The Craft Fair and Art Show is Saturday, Nov. 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 7708 Hillcrest Avenue in Middleton.

Holiday Book Sale Fundraiser To Benefit Middleton Public Library

The November book sale at the Middleton Public Library is the annual holiday sale which includes children's books, cookbooks, craft books, holiday mysteries and special value books.  Everything is in excellent to good condition with modest prices.

The annual Holiday Book Sale is Saturday and Sunday. 

  • Saturday, 10:00-11:00 a.m. friends of the library members only (memberships can be purchased at the door)
  • Saturday, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Open to everyone
  • Sunday, 1:30-4:00 p.m. Open to everyone

 

 

 

Willy Street West To Open On Monday

Middleton Chamber of Commerce members and the community are invited to welcome the Willy Street Co-op West to Middleton on Monday.

The store will be open for business following a morning ceremony.

A ribbon-cutting and open house will be held starting at 10 a.m.

The new location at 6825 University Avenue can be found at the corner of Park St.

American Legion Memorial To Be Dedicated On Veterans Day

The American Legion Post 245, a combined post for Cross Plains and Middleton, will hold a special dedication for a new memorial at 11 a.m. on Veterans Day at the legion located at a2217 American Legion Drive in Cross Plains.

The basic design of the memorial -- five sets of benches and columns, one for each branch of the service -- was created by Middleton High School students and each separate set of columns and benches is laid out as part of a larger star pattern. 

In the center, two large columns that include the Wall of Honor of Dane County area veterans who were killed in action. Around the base of the memorial is a series of 120 "Battle Bricks" listing chronologically the major battles in which Post 254's veterans have served. The goal was to create both a memorial and a living history lesson.  

Wine Tasting Event To Raise Money For Middleton Public Library

Barrique's in Middleton will be hosting a fundraising wine tasting event for the Middleton Public Library on Thursday from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Guests will be able to sample wines, cheese and hors d'oeuvres.

Tickets are $35 and are available at the Middleton Public Library, at the door, or guests can RSVP by calling 608-827-6387.