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Articles tagged with 'christmas'

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OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview, Dec. 8-11, 2016

Published Dec. 10, 2016

The great Milwaukee weekend is here, and so is your OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview. Head to the FM 102.1 Snow Show, the MSO plays David Bowie, carolers at Colectivo, The Christmas Carol or R. Kelly's Christmas Concert. Cheer on the Milwaukee Bucks and go back in time with Montell Jordan. Dance at The Get Down, shop a Maker's Market or attend the Young MKE Holiday Gala. All of these great ideas and more await you!

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2016 Christmas tree buying guide

Published Dec. 3, 2016

It's just not Christmas in your home without a fresh cut tree to wrap with lights and decorate with ornaments. Here's a list of places throughout Southeastern Wisconsin that can help you find the perfect tree.

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CP's Holiday Train sets date for Milwaukee stop

Published Dec. 1, 2016

The holiday season is coming - and so is the Canadian Pacific Railroad's Holiday Train, scheduled to make a stop in Milwaukee on Monday, Dec. 5 with bright festive lights and musicians Colin James and Kelly Prescott in tow.

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Belief in Santa's elves gets a workout at Marcus Center's "Elf"

Published Nov. 23, 2016

The answer to a flying sleigh, and other Christmas mysteries, lies in "Elf," the musical running at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. And when you get down to it, the whole thing is really pretty simple as we find out from an elf named Buddy.

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What's coming and going from Netflix in December

Published Nov. 22, 2016

Christmas has come early for Netflix subscribers, as the service announced its new arrivals for December - including "Captain America: Civil War," only the biggest movie of the year. And that's far from all. Here's everything coming and going next month.

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Downtown lights up tonight, begins festive holiday season

Published Nov. 17, 2016

The magic of Christmas and the holiday season begins tonight, Thursday, Nov. 17, in Downtown Milwaukee. The City's Christmas tree is lit and more than 500,000 lights will illuminate the city at the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Kick-Off Extravaganza.

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R. Kelly brings debut Christmas tour to the Riverside in December

Published Oct. 21, 2016

This morning, the Riverside Theater announced that R&B star and "Trapped in the Closet" maestro R. Kelly will bring his first ever Christmas tour to Milwaukee on Sunday, Dec. 11. Milwaukee is one of just seven cities currently set to receive the tour.

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"The Night Before" provides a fun if familiar holiday high

Published Dec. 23, 2015

"The Night Before" is no new Christmas classic. It's not even a Seth Rogen classic. But thanks to its star, it is entertaining enough to provide a little extra holiday cheer - and unlike his holiday release last year, no movie studios almost crumbled as a result.

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Milwaukee Santa guide

Published Dec. 5, 2015

Were you naughty? Were you nice? Either way -- check out this list of the best places to have fun and see Santa Claus!

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Candy Cane Lane plugs in on Friday

Published Nov. 24, 2015

Candy Cane Lane will celebrate 30 years this season when it plugs in the lights on Friday, Nov. 27. They will stay aglow through Sunday, Dec. 27.

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New York's Midtown wears the holidays like no other place in America

Published Nov. 7, 2015

The world's most famous ice skating rink shimmers beneath what must be the most impressive urban tree, perhaps in the world, and the shop windows in the Center and along Fifth Avenue must be seen to be believed. Crowds queue to see the holiday spectacular at Radio City Music Hall and Times Square is decked out in green and red. And all America comes to check it out.