Cedar Creek Settlement Merchant's Association
presents 2023 Festive Friday Eves (FFE)
800-827-8020 or 262-377-8020
N70 W6340 Bridge Rd.
Festive Friday Eve's celebrates 29 years of presenting an exciting series of six, free, family-oriented evening events during the holiday season at The Shops of Cedar Creek Settlement in Historic Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Unique gift and specialty shops, restaurants & Cedar Creek Winery nestled within a restored 1864 woolen mill, festively adorned for the holidays with natural greenery, garlands, beribboned wreaths, luminarias and thousands of tiny white lights.
Christmas at CAM 2023
W63N675 Washington Ave, Cedarburg, WI
Thursday through Saturday, 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday, 12 PM - 4 PM
Extended Hours on Festive Friday Evenings
November 17 - December 22
5 PM - 8 PM
Stop inside the Cedarburg Art Museum to experience the gorgeous holiday decor and toy trains in our historic 1898 mansion. Celebrating the museum's 10th Anniversary, visitors can experience A Decade of Collection Acquisitions through the galleries. Enjoy the museum's gift shop filled with festive, local art.
On Friday evenings, the museum will offer holiday family photo opportunities, freshly baked cookies, children's activities including art projects and face painting, and of course, libations and hot cocoa. Weather dependent, the Sculpture Garden featuring the Lakefront Brewery Tap House will be open serving beer, wine, and both NA and hot beverages. Fire pits and patio heaters will keep you warm!
Small Business Saturday in Cedarburg
November 25, 2023
Come support local businesses in Cedarburg on Small Business Saturday, November 25! The Cedarburg Chamber of Commerce and Port Washington State Bank are giving away $500 in Cedarburg Chamber Gift Checks throughout the day to unsuspecting revelers - just for shopping and dining in Cedarburg!
Cedarburg 2023 Annual Tree Lighting
Monday, November 27, 5:30pm
Chamber elves are busy organizing the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Thanks to generous support from Port Washington State Bank, Santa arrives at the Cedarburg Community Center each year in a horse-drawn carriage, ushering in the season of joy and good cheer. Beginning at 5:30pm, families will be treated to a Christmas Concert, cookies, cider, carols, free
make-and-take-crafts provided by local businesses, Secret Santa Workshop and Santa's Mailbox coordinated by the Cedarburg Junior Woman's Club
and, of course, the tree lighting at 7pm led by Santa and local dignitaries.
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts 2023
N50 W5050, Portland Rd, Cedarburg, WI
Wednesday through Saturday, 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday, 12 PM - 4 PM
The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts is dedicated to educating the public about the artistic, cultural, historic and social importance of quilts and fiber arts. WMQFA offers four changing exhibitions each year, numerous classes and workshops, and a Gift Shop featuring handmade items.
* Class registration includes museum admission!
Busy Elves Needle Felting Workshop
Saturday, November 18
9am-12pm AND 1pm-4pm
$85/$75 WMQFA members, includes all supplies
Just in time for the holidays! Join in the shenanigans making these adorable elves. You will learn 3D needle felting (no experience needed). Click here for more information and to register!
Festive Christmas Candies Class with Sweet Connections
Wednesday, December 6
$65/$60 WMQFA members, includes all supplies
In this class, you will create two holiday treats perfect for parties: white chocolate orange bark and Christmas mint patties. Click here for more information and to register!
Makers Mingle Felted Present Toppers & Ornaments with MKElifestyle Magazine
Thursday, December 7
$30/$25 WMQFA members & MKElifestyle subscribers, includes all supplies, food & drink
Enjoy tasty snacks and beverages while stitching together seasonal & holiday designs you can use as magnets, ornaments, or gift toppers. Click here for more information and to register!
The Tipsy Elf
W63N627 Washington Ave, Cedarburg
Ozaukee County's First Holiday Pop Up Bar & Event Space
A fundraiser for the Cedarburg Cultural Center
Fridays & Saturdays, Nov. 17 - Dec. 30, 4-11pm
The historic Kuhefuss House becomes a holiday wonderland with a themed cocktail menu, glowing Christmas lights, garland, elves galore and holiday classics crooning over the speakers. Rental available to host your holiday events. Must be 21 to enter.
Stilt House's 12 Beers of Christmas
W62N630 Washington Ave, Cedarburg
December 13 - December 24, while supplies last!
Hey beer lovers! Starting Wednesday, December 13, and running through Christmas Eve, the Stilt House will be tapping one specialty beer daily as part of their “12 Beers of Christmas “ promotion. They've worked all year to procure hard-to-find, obscure specialty beers and will release them one at a time as a countdown to Christmas. The best part is that you can enjoy each beer for $5 a glass … most of these beers would normally sell for $13-$18 a glass! Merry Christmas to beer lovers everywhere!
NOTE: Not all Cedarburg holiday events are listed on our website. Only events that organizations submitted for posting are listed.
FRIDAY, NOV 17
“The Settlement Christmas Showcase” Kick-off the Christmas season in our charming boutiques - featuring clothing, jewelry, handmade & imported items, antiques and artisan objects of desire. Musician/Singer Brett Gaertner. Cider & Cookies, Cedar Creek Winery’s Christmas Blush Wine & more. Food & Product Sampling. Gift Basket Drawing. Mel’s Charities Cookout (Fee).
FRIDAY, DEC 1
“The Christmas Spirit” The first week of December begins the magical month of Christmas & serious shopping! Singer/Musician Kristin Sponcia. Wine. Food & Product sampling. Cider & Cookies. Gift Basket Drawing. Mel’s Charities Cookout (Fee)
FRIDAY, DEC 15
Countdown to Christmas". A night for grown-ups to shop in a festive atmosphere. Complimentary munchies from Settlement merchants. Wine. Food & Product Sampling. The Lou Menchaca Trio, 5-8, plus the Grafton High School Choral Group in Victorian finery at 6 pm. Gift Basket Drawing. Mel’s Charities Cookout (Fee).
FRIDAY, NOV 24
"Home for the Holidays" Enjoy Thanksgiving weekend with visiting friends and family. Make It & Take It Projects (free). Musician/Singer Val Sigal, plus the Strolling Quartet Cool Beans. Wine. Food & Product Sampling. Cider & Cookies. Gift Basket Drawing. Mel’s Charities Cookout (Fee).
FRIDAY, DEC 8
“Santa's Workshop" presented by Horicon Bank. Visit Santa Claus & his Elves. David HB Drake’s Songs of the Season”. Children’s Holiday Crafts. Wine. Food & Product Sampling, Cider & Cookies. Gift Basket Drawing. Mel’s Charities Cookout (Fee).
FRIDAY, DEC 22
“Oh My! 2 Days, 'Til Christmas” - Delight in the "holiday rush" while shopping for unique, useful, beautiful and meaningful very last minOh, My! 3 Days ‘Til Christmas”. Delight in the ‘holiday rush” while shopping for unique, useful, beautiful and meaningful very last minute gifts. Singer/Musician Bobby Way. Wine. Food & Product Sampling. Gift Basket Drawing. Mel’s Charities Cookout (fee).ute gifts. Live music from singer/musician Bobby Way. Wine, food & product sampling. Gift Basket Drawing. Mel's Charity Cookout (fee).
Settlement Holiday Hours:
Festive Friday Eves Hours:
Extended Hours Christmas Week.
Dec. 24, 10a-3p.
Dec. 31, 10a-4p