Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington, unless noted. Wednesday, Dec. 7, Finance Committee at 8:30 a.m. in room A-200; County Board at 9 a.m. in room A-204; Executive Committee at 10:30 a.m. in room A-200. Thursday, Dec. 8, Natural Resources Committee at 8:30 a.m. in room A-200; Radio System Users Group at 2:30 p.m. at the Justice Center, 1201 S. Spring St., Port Washington.
City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Tuesday, Dec. 6, Finance and License Committee at 6:30 p.m.; Common Council at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, Parks and Recreation Board at 6 p.m. at the Recreation Center, 201 N. Webster St.
Town of Port Washington. All meetings are in Town Hall, 3715 Highland Rd., unless noted. Monday, Dec. 5, Town Board at 7:30 p.m.
Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Ave., unless noted. Wednesday, Dec. 7, Board of Zoning Appeals at 6 p.m.; Finance Committee at 7 p.m.; Village Board at 8 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Cir., unless noted. Monday, Dec. 5, Finance Committee at 5:30 p.m.; Village Board at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, Community Development Authority at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, Architectural Review Board at 5 p.m.
Village of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Dec. 1, Village Board at 7 p.m.
Village of Belgium. All meetings are in Village Hall, 104 Peter Thein Ave., unless noted. Monday, Dec. 5, public hearing on the proposed 2016 budget at 6:45 p.m.; Village Board at 7 p.m.
Town of Belgium. All meetings are in Town Hall, 171 Main St., unless noted. Monday, Dec. 5, public hearing on the proposed 2016 budget at 7 p.m.; Town Board to follow.
Places to go, Things to do
The Cedarburg Senior Center holiday sale and Portal Industries bake sale will be held from Dec. 1 to 3 at the center. The sale runs from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Settlement Christmas Showcase will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Cedar Creek Settlement in Cedarburg. For information, call 242-3597.
The Cedarburg Artists Guild’s annual holiday art fair will be held Dec. 2 to 4 at the Cedarburg Community Center. More than 40 artists will offer their wares from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For information, call (262) 476-5073 or 344-1042.
“The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” will be shown at the Port Exploreum, 118 N. Franklin St., Port Washington, at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2. The film, which stars Jim Carrey, is rated PG. The doors open at 5:45 p.m. There is no admission fee, but donations will be accepted. Concessions will be available for purchase.
A holiday concert will be presented by the Concordia University Wisconsin music ensembles at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3, at the Mequon campus. Admission is $15 for adults and free for children 17 and younger. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For information, call 243-4243.
The Whiskey Belles will perform a concert at the Cedarburg Cultural Center, W62 N546 Washington Ave., at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2. The concert is free for members and $5 for nonmembers. For information, call 375-3676 or visit www.cedarburgculturalcenter.org.
Christmas cookie walk at St. Paul Lutheran School in Grafton will run from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 3.
Youth mental health first aid will be offered at John Long Middle School in Grafton from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. The program is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers and others how to help an adolescent who is experiencing a mental health issue or addiction. To register, call Joy at 376-5403 or email
Christmas on the Corner in downtown Port Washington will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Merchants will hold sales and offer refreshments, carolers and costumed characters will stroll the streets. Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown, an Elf on the Shelf scavenger hunt for youngsters, cookie decorating, pictures with Santa, live reindeer and other activities are part of the event. For information, call 268-1132.
Children are invited to decorate the tree at the Port Exploreum, 118 N. Franklin St., Port Washington, from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Special treats will be presented to those who participate.
Port Washington’s tree lighting, Christmas parade and fireworks will be held Saturday, Dec. 3. The tree lighting at the foot of St. Mary’s hill will be held at 6 p.m., followed by the parade at 6:15 p.m. Fireworks will follow the parade.
A St. Nicholas Day celebration will be held in Belgium Saturday, Dec. 3, with a 4:30 p.m. parade followed by a tree lighting and other activities, including photos with St. Nick, food, crafts and other activities at the Village Square, 104 Peter Thein Ave. For information, call 285-7931.
“Light of the World” will be presented by Acacia Theatre at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Concordia University Wisconsin in Mequon. The show will celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with seasonal music and a selection of Acacia’s touring shows. There is no admission fee, but donations will be accepted. For more information, call (414) 744-5995 or visit www.acaciatheatre.com.
Christmas at the Legion event will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Landt-Thiel Hall, 601 Dekora St., Saukville. Homemade crafts, baked goods, soup and sandwiches will be sold. Sponsored by the Legion Auxiliary.
Saukville’s tree lighting will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at Veterans Park. Following the event, participants will walk to Saukville Elementary School to meet Santa. For information, call 284-9423.
“The American St. Nick” will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at St. Nicholas Church in Dacada. The film tells the true story of American soldiers during World War II who helped keep a Luxumbourg community’s St. Nick’s Day traditions alive, a tradition that is remembered by the community today. Sponsored by the Luxembourg American Cultural Society.
The Port Washington Business Improvement District will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, in the Lakeview Community Room. The goals and accomplishments of both the BID and Port Main St. Inc. will be reviewed, as will their plans for next year. Refreshments will be served.
Adult coloring will be done at the Grafton library at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6. Coloring sheets and colors will be provided.
Wreath making will be demonstrated by Michael Beeck of Otter Creek Landscaping and The Wreath Factory, both in Plymouth, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Pavilion at the Ozaukee County Fairgrounds in Cedarburg. Following the demonstration, snacks will be served and a door prize awarded. The event is sponsored by the Ozaukee Master Gardeners.
Chess will be played at the Grafton library at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. Bring a chess set or use the library’s. For information, call 375-5315.
A community gathering for peace and justice will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at First Congregational Church, 131 N. Webster St., Port Washington. The 30-minute session will include readings, silence and candle lighting.
“A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman will be discussed by a book group at the Grafton library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Grafton library.
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will present a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Cedarburg Performing Arts Center, W68 N611 Evergreen Blvd. Reserved tickets are $40 and $55. Sponsored by the Cedarburg-Grafton Rotary Club. For information, call 376-6161 or visit www.cedarburgpac.com.
Facebook will be explained during a technology class at the Grafton library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13. Register ahead of time at the library, by calling 375-5315 or at www.graftonpubliclibrary.net.
Festive Friday Eve will be at the Cedar Creek Settlement in Cedarburg from 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays through Dec. 18. Seasonal music, food, crafts and other activities will be held. For information, call 377-4763. The Dec. 9 theme is “Santa’s Workshop.”
The Whiskey Belles will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the Rose-Harms American Legion Hall in Grafton as part of the Grafton Area Live Arts series. There is no admission fee. For information, visit www.graftonarealivearts.org.
Jon Vezner and Don Henry will perform a Wisconsin Singer/Songwriter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon. Tickets are $17 in advance and $21 at the door. Student tickets are $10. For information, call 457-4399 or visit www.wsss.org.
Santa’s Dash Away 5K run and walk will be held at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in Cedarburg. The start and finish will be near the Interurban Trail bridge in downtown. The fee is $30. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. in front of the Community Center on Washington Avenue. For advance registration, call 377-3891.
Belgium’s holiday parade will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, from Lar Ann Street to Community Park. After the parade, food and beverages will be served and music played at the park until 9 p.m.
McMann & Tate Productions Holiday Improv Show will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Dec. 10, at the Cedarburg Cultural Center. Tickets are $15 per person. For information and tickets, call 375-3676.
A Christmas cookie bake sale will be held following the 9 a.m. Mass Sunday, Dec. 11, at Saint John the XXIII Parish, St. Mary’s Church in Port Washington. The sale is sponsored by the Catholic Women Society.
Social Singles for people ages 55 and older will meet for a holiday event at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Finn McGoos in Mequon. Following a social hour, dinner will be served at 6 p.m.
The Polar Express will whisk children from Port Washington, Grafton and Cedarburg to the North Pole, aka the Cedarburg Community Center, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17. Tickets are $6 and must be purchased in advance. Children ages 2 and younger are admitted free. Parents must accompany children in fifth grade and younger. For information, call 284-5881 in Port, 375-5310 in Grafton and 375-7611 in Cedarburg.