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Ever Gleaming: 60 Years of America’s Aluminum Christmas Tree

Nov 16 - Jan 4 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Experience the wonder of a 1960s Christmas
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An Old World Christmas

Dec 7 - Dec 8 :: Old World Wisconsin :: Eagle
Move over Santa, Krampus is coming to town this holiday season!
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Book Launch - Dennis McCann discusses The Wisconsin Story: 150 People, Places, and Turning Points that Shaped the Badger State

Dec 10 :: Milwaukee County Historical Society :: Milwaukee
Author Dennis McCann shares engaging vignettes about everything Wisconsin, from famous firsts and household names to unearthed nuggets of hidden history
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Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail

Dec 10 :: Jack Russell Memorial Library :: Hartford
Join author Melanie Radzicki McManus as she recounts her adventures hiking the entire length of Wisconsin's magnificent Ice Age Trail.
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Legends of Wrestling Reunion! Author Chris Multerer and friends celebrate the release of his new book Job Man: My Life in Professional Wrestling

Dec 11 :: History Theatre :: St. Paul
History Theatre welcomes Chris Multerer and very special guests Baron von Raschke, Kenny Jay, and Steve Olsonoski for a fond look back at life in the ring

Wisconsin Winter Traditions

Dec 11 :: Hart Park Senior Center :: Wauwatosa
Take a closer look at how immigrant customs of the past have shaped the winter holidays that we Wisconsinites hold dear today.

Storytime at the Museum

Dec 12 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Free programs feature a story, craft, and hands-on activities

Children's Storytime - Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes

Dec 14 :: Epilogue Books :: Rockford
Author Pamela Cameron shares the remarkable, true story of a dog who sailed Lake Michigan as a crew member of the Hyacinth

Ever Gleaming: Curator Talk

Dec 14 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Kapler discusses the significance of the aluminum tree's debut in 1959
Special Event

A Wade House Christmas

Dec 14 - Dec 15 :: Wade House :: Greenbush
Experience the wonder of a 19th-century Christmas