Public Events and Happenings!

All events are family-friendly and unique. We assure there will be many adventures for you to be a part of.

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December Events 

Saturday, December 9th, 2023 – Nutcracker Tea Party (All Ages)—Registration Required



Join our Sugar Plum Fairy and Clara in the Fadrow Room at the Franklin Public Library from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm.

The Nutcracker Tea Party is for all ages! Enjoy a festive tea party with Nutcracker activities, music, and more! Dress in your finest!

Registration is required and space is limited. 

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Youth Services Program Information:

  • Attend the programs appropriate for your child’s age.
  • Programs may be cancelled due to health and safety concerns.
  • Strollers must remain outside of program room at all library events.

For more information please contact:
Children’s Department


Sunday, December 10th, 2023 – Skating with Santa



Wishmakers of Wisconsin is hosting the 3nd Annual Skating with Santa at the Mullet Ice Center in Hartland.
Join our Beauty Princess and Shiny the Elf on  Sunday, December 10th from 8::30am-10:30am and enjoy a morning with live reindeer, photos with Santa, a hot chocolate bar, cookie decorating, and of course ice skating. This event sold out last year, don’t wait – buy your tickets now!
Thank you to their sponsors:
– Aring Equipment
– Aspire Dance Studio
– Fiserv
– The Good Dentist
– Landmark Credit Union
– Mann Landscape & Design
– Russ Darrow
– Shorty’s Inc. – Great Clips
– Team Trimble – Keller Williams
– VJS Construction
– Waukesha State Bank
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Sunday, December 10th, 2023 – Mrs. Claus’ Winter Wonderland



She has left the North Pole to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year!

Mrs. Claus and the Elves are dropping in for a winter wonderland of fun! Children will be able to enjoy 2 hours of open play, meet Mrs. Claus, give her their letters to Mr. C, enjoy a sing along, story time, and craft time!

Our Elves will also be providing Glitter Tattoos and Bling for the children before heading back to the North Pole.

Purchase your tickets today before spots fill up. See you soon!
Tickets: $40.00 per child (includes 1 adult)
$5.00 per additional adult

*Children 2 and under cannot receive glitter tattoos due to skin sensitivity precautions but will receive a temporary tattoo.

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Sunday, December 10th, 2023 – Mt Pleasant Annual Tree Lighting



Join our Santa and Ivy the Elf at one of our favorite events from 4pm – 6pm at Village Hall, 8811 Campus Drive.

There is Free parking in any Village Hall lot and it is FREE to attend!

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Thursday, December 14th, 2023 – Holly Jolly Time at the Big Backyard



Have your picture taken with Mrs. Clause, Frost Queen, and Ice Cream Queen! Little ones will enjoy a sing along, storytime,  and a craft!
Limited space available.
$30 per child. Adults are free.
Socks required for adults and children.
No punch cards or unlimited passes will be accepted during this special event.
Event will be closed to the public. This is a PRIVATE event.
Tickets can ONLY be purchased online for this event
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Sunday, December 17th, 2023 – Elf Bootcamp at Alpine Valley Resort



Join us for the Elf Boot Camp! You will have a blast getting Santa’s helpers ready for Christmas! Enjoy crafts, a scavenger hunt and snack with the Elf’s! Sunday, December 17th, 12-2pm in the Fireside Room.
$20.00 Per Child.
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Sunday, December 17th, 2023 – SOLD OUT – Reindeer Visit and Photos



Join us our Elves!
While Santa is busy prepping for the holidays at the North Pole, he sent some of his furry friends to say hello and spread some holiday cheer!
Live reindeer will be onsite Sunday, December 17th in Market Square from 3p-6pm for a visit and photo opportunity!
Your ticket is good for one printed photo and a digital photo. Ticket valid for one group/family, a goody bag & hot cocoa!
Note: Please note you will only be able to get in line during your allotted time slot, but feel free to come earlier and walk around
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Friday, December 22nd, 2023 -Giving & Glitter – A Magical Holiday Event



This will be a FREE event on 12/22, from 10am-12pm.

We will be partnering with Mostly Harmless Tattoo for the first time to present a special holiday event at Mostly Harmless!

Visit a few of our Royals who will be Meeting and Greeting, photo opportunities and Storytime! Ivy the Elf will be doing holiday themed glitter tattoos!*

We will be taking donations for Toys for Tots  as part of the event! If you bring a donation, we will be giving FREE kid-friendly gift bags to the first 20 donations!

Don’t worry; we’ve got stuff for adults too! We’ll have a selfie station with our Polaroid Photo Booth, and everyone will be free to browse their retail selection at Mostly Harmless for last minute holiday gifts!

*One glitter tattoo per person. Children must be 2+ years old to receive a glitter tattoo.

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Saturday, December 30th, 2023 – Noon Year Party at Taxi and Tide



5,4,3,2,1 ! HAPPY NOON YEAR!
Enjoy a family fun Noon Year event without the crowds! Our Miracle Keeper and Frost Queen have so much fun for your little one to enjoy.
Children will be able to enjoy 2 hours of open play at the space, interact with the characters, enjoy a craft time, sing/dance along, story time, and children will receive a juice box to celebrate the Countdown! At noon of course, with a balloon drop!
Purchase your tickets today before spots fill up. See you soon!
Tickets: $35.00 per child (includes 1 adult)
$5.00 per additional adult
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Sunday, December 31st, 2023 – Kid Boogie Down’s Noon Year Party



KID BOOGIE DOWN IS BACK!!! Kick off our 6th season of dance parties and ring in the “new year” with us at noon! Live music/video show by DJ lukewarm complete with lights, lasers, bubbles, and more!
* FREE STUFF!! * The 1st 100 kids (with paid admission) will receive FREE light up gear to ring in the new year with!
Limit 1 per child while supplies last.
– Sugar Spun will be on-site with their fresh made cotton candy for purchase! Yum!
– SPECIAL GUEST from Fairytale Birthday Company
– Snap selfies in front of our photo backdrop!
– As always, FREE temporary water tattoos!
Admission sold at the door:
Children Ages 1-17: $10 each
Adults: $5 each
Babies under 12 months old: FREE!
Doors open at 10.30am. Party starts at 11am. No table reservations offered
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Postponed Events

POSTPONED April 19, 2020 – Glitter & Hugs Party! – 10:30 am – 11:30 am

VIP Session: 10:15 am – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Regular Session: 10:30 am – 11:30 am

VIP Session Tickets: $35.00 ( per child )
Regular Session Tickets: $25.00 ( per child )

**You must Pre-Purchase your tickets NO WALK INS!!**

Join us for a morning of fun at Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa!

The gates will open at 10:30 am (early arrivals will not be let in) for the regular session. Children will enjoy meeting the Troll Princess and our Unicorn Princess, having their nails painted,create a themed craft, a Magical Makeover, photo opportunity, and story time.

Children in our VIP Session will enjoy everything in the general session plus extra time with our Princesses, receive a special Keep Sake, and enjoy a themed handmade bag!

**Children should arrive prepared with their hair clean and pulled up into a high ponytail, half up half down, bun, or pulled and pinned to the side.**

Space is limited. All tickets are non-refundable and must be purchased in advance. Adult must be present for the entirety of the party. Be sure to purchase fast as space fills quickly.

**All tickets must be pre-purchased and can not be purchased at the door.**

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