Quick kicks for Dec. 3-9, 2015

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Gazette staff
December 2, 2015

Holidays heating up

Brodhead will host its annual Fire & Ice Festival on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4-5, at several locations throughout the city.

Among the events planned are a lighting of luminaries, an arts and crafts fair, photos and breakfast with Santa, ice sculptures,  children’s activities, carriage rides, historic displays, an antique plane display, pet costume and Cindy Lou Who contests, a petting zoo, a car giveaway, a 50/50 raffle, a lighted parade, a frozen T-shirt contest and more.

Visit BrodheadChamber.org for event entry forms or call 608-931-9484 for more information.

A binding engagement

The public is invited to the grand finale of Young Auditorium’s National Endowment for the Arts Big Read project from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at Fairhaven Senior Services Fellowship Hall, 435 W. Starin Road, Whitewater.

Along with the public reveal of the program’s visual art project, the event will feature complimentary hors d’oeuvres and desserts and a music by pianist Anthony Chan.

For more information about the Big Read, visit neabigread.org. For more about Young Auditorium’s involvement, visit youngauditorium.wordpress.com.

Christmas cookie cravings

Milton United Methodist Church will host its annual Christmas Cookie Walk starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the church, 241 Northside Drive.

Cookies, handcrafts and Christmas decorations will be available for purchase. Cookies will be sold at $7.50 per pound until all are gone. Funds help support local missions.

For more information, call the church at 608-868-2860.

Waves of excitement

Lake Geneva Cruise Line is offering a series of holiday boat tours beginning Friday, Dec. 4, that will depart and return to Gage Marine, 1 Liechty Drive, Williams Bay.

The tour boat will be decorated to reflect the holiday season and will provide complimentary hot cocoa and coffee. A snack and cash bar also will be available.

Holiday tours will be offered twice each Friday from Dec. 4-18 at 3:45 and 5:30 p.m. Tours will be offered three times each Saturday and Sunday from Dec. 5-27  at 1, 3:45 and 5:30 p.m.

For more information, visit cruiselakegeneva.com or call 262-248-6206.

Get under their spell

Parkview High School students will present the three performances of the musical “Godspell” from Friday-Sunday, Dec. 4-6, in the school’s gymnasium, 106 W. Church St., Orfordville.

Show times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Regular tickets are $10 for students and seniors and $15 for adults, but a special price of $10 is set for all seats on opening night.

For more information, call the school at 608-879-2994.

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