5 things to do this weekend: December 6-8, 2019

Holly Day, De Pere
A horse-drawn carriage at Holy Day in De Pere on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.(WLUK/Jessie Basinski)


1. Spirit of Christmas Past

Take a walk through Christmas history this Saturday at Heritage Hill.. Take in the sounds of the seasons from local musicians, celebrate and learn about the development of Christmas to the American tradition, enjoy a horse drawn carriage through the park- and don't forget tot take a photo with Santa!

The event runs from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more tickets and information, head to the Heritage Hill website.

2. Holiday Fair at the Art Garage

Support local arts this weekend at the Art Garage in Green Bay! Local artisans will sell handcrafted goods that include jewelry, fine art, crafts, glassware, soaps and more! A variety of local artists will perform holiday tunes as you stroll the facilities while getting holiday shopping done! There will also be complimentary food and beverages. The fair runs Friday, December 6th from 5- 9 p.m., and continues Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tickets are just $2. For more information, click here!

3. De Pere Holly Day

Celebrate the winter season this Saturday in downtown De Pere! Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, pop-up holiday art sale, a Find Frosty scavenger hunt and open house activities at more than 25 area businesses. Holly Day runs this Saturday, December 7th from noon - 4 p.m. For more information, head to the Definitely De Pere website.

4. Old World Christmas Market

Experience centuries-old German Christkindlesmarkt in Elkhart Lake! The Old World Christmas Market kicks off this Friday, December 6th, and runs until December 15th. Stroll the market for gift shopping and holiday German treats while taking in the festive atmosphere. There will also be photo opportunities with Father Christmas as he roams the market.

The market runs daily from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., located on the grounds of the Osthoff Resort. For further information, click here.

Magic Trolley Ride to the North Pole

All aboard for holiday fun in Manitowoc? This weekend, you can take a magical trolley ride to the North Pole. The trolley starts at Manitowoc Coffee, and upon arriving to the North Pole there will be a holiday party. You can enjoy entertainment, craft activities, refresfreshments- and even Santa will make a visit for photos! Tickets start at $25. The event runs Friday December 6th at 4 p.m., and Saturday, December 7th at 9 p.m. For more information, click here.