November 1-15, 2014

Spanish Honor Society Germantown High School Mitten, Hat, Scarf Drive New or gently used hats, mittens and scarves may be dropped off at collection boxes at local stores and at Germantown High School. Students will march and also collect in the Germantown Christmas parade on November 15th so please bring any donations for low-income families. For more information, call Germantown High School 262-502-7287


Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Women's Self-Defense Seminar Join the women in our community for a FREE seminar to build confidence and self-defense tactics.  Understand the facts behind what can make you a target. Learn how to preventsituations and respond appropriately to stay safe.  It’s easy once you know how!!!  Register by calling 262.345.6688 or e-mailing jkleegt@gmail.com  Visit our website: www.jkleeblackbelt.com.



Monday, November 3, 2014, 4:00pm-7:00pm

Dental Professionals is having their 3rd Annual Halloween Candy Buyback to Help Support Our Troops!  Candy will be collected at their office, N112 W16760 Mequon Road, Germantown. (all children must be accompanied by an adult). Dental Professionals will pay $1.00 per pound (up to $5) for unopened Halloween candy, and donors will receive a tooth brush. Their goal is to ship 500 pounds of candy to service men and women!


Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:00am-7:30pm
Election Eve Chili Supper
at Our Saviour’s United Church of Christ, W172 N12533 Division Road, Germantown, WI.  Call 262-677-2484.  Eat in or carry out.  Chili, homemade desserts and more!


Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 2:00pm-3:30pm

It’s in the Details: Architecture Tour & Trip to Tower Old Courthouse Museum,  320 S. 5th Ave, West Bend  Celebrate the 125th birthday of the old Washington County Courthouse during this new special guided tour. Discover architectural details, learn the meanings behind the symbolism, and trace the construction of this local and national landmark. Climb to the balcony level of the tower and see features rarely seen by the public. Patrons must wear sensable shoes and be able to climb steep stairs (109 steps from 1st to 6th floor).$8/WCHS members, $15/non-member. Due to very limited space, advanced payment is required. Contact Jessica (262) 335-4678 or visit www.HistoryIsFun.com.


Sunday November 9, 10:00am-2:00pm

Happy Hounds Doggie Daycare & Dog Training Open House & Pictures with Santa, Tour the facility, meet staff, Lt. Huesemann will do a demo with police K-9 Rambo at 11:30am; vendors on site to start your holiday shopping, pictures with Santa $10.00; toe nail trims $5.00; meet the groomer.  Happy Hounds is located at: N115 W19150 Edison Drive, Germantown, WI 53022


Sunday, November 9, 2014, 10:30am

Germantown, American Legion Post No. 1 will be honoring all Veterans. There will be a ceremony at the Veteran’s Memorial, at Firemen's Park, at 11am. If you are in the Honor or Color Guard please be at the Post no later than 10:30am. All the new names added to the Wall will be read. Lunch will be served at the post, following the service. All members are encouraged to attend.  

Itinerary Overview:

10:30 am – Honor and Color Guard Arrive

11:00 am – Ceremony at Veteran’s Memorial

11:45 am – Lunch at the Germantown Post No. 1

1:00 pm – Veterans & Military Care Package Assembly with the Auxiliary 

Let me know if you have any questions, Lisa Leider, (262) 573-7902


Monday, November 10, 2014, 1:00pm-6:00pm

Germantown Community Blood Drive sponsored by Germantown Kiwanis and Life Church to be held at Life Church, W164 N11325 Squire Drive, Germantown.  Appointments are encouraged! Make an appointment at www.bcw.edu/gtown or call BloodCenter at 1-877-232-4376. Open to family and friends. 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 11:00am-1:00pm

Veteran’s Day Free Museum Admission to the Old Courthouse Museum, 320 S. 5th Ave, West Bend.  Join us to commemorate our  veterans, past and present.  The Old Courthouse will be open free after the service on the Veteran’s Plaza.  For questions, please contact Janean Van Beckum at 262 335-4678


Saturday, November 15, 2014  

Germantown Christmas Festival:

5k Candy Cane Run/Walk, sponsored by Edward Jones

9am registration; 10am race start. Join us for this family friendly (kids in strollers and dogs on leash welcome!) run/walk through the quiet neighborhoods of Germantown. 

Register online at: www.gtownrec.com Activity #376218-01 adult; -02 student

or click here for registration form

Run Route Map here  RunRouteMap

Annual Christmas Parade, sponsored by Columbia-St. Mary's Germantown Clinic and Deutschstadt Heritage Foundation

 2:00pm.The parade route travels down Main Street in Germantown.  This is a free event.  This year's theme: "Christmas In The Village"

Parade Entry Form/Waiver click here: entry form

Parade Route Map click here  ParadeRoute

Tree Lighting Activities sponsored by Hilton Garden Inn and Cambridge Major Laboratories

2:00pm-4:30pm  Meet us at the Germantown Community Library for activities leading up to lighting of the Official Village Christmas Tree.  There will be free horse-drawn carriage rides, caroling, free hot chocolate & treats, other food items will be available for purchase, and of course, visit with Santa; don’t forget your camera!  Around 4pm, we’ll gather for carols as the tree is lit and the season officially starts in Germantown.

For questions, contact the Germantown Chamber office at 262-255-1812.


Saturday, November 15, 2014, 9:30am-5:00pm

Christmas for a Cause - Holiday Shoppe Support your favorite charities by shopping with a variety of vendors and crafters. Held at The Lutheran Church of the Living Christ, W156N10660 Pilgrim Road, Germantown, who will also be sponsoring a Chili Luncheon and desserts. Non-perishable food donations will be collected for local food pantries.  A special appearance by "Elsa", from the movie Frozen, for photos will be from 10 am to 2 pm. For questions or more information, contact Alisa, at 414-916-9133.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 7:00pm-8:30pm

Washington County Historical Society Annual Meeting to be held at the Old Courthouse Museum,320 S. 5th Ave, West Bend, WI  53095  Join us for our annual membership meeting and election of board members.  Non-members welcome. For questions, please contact Janean Van Beckum at 262 335-4678.


Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:00pm-3:30pm

Handmade for the Holidays at Riveredge Nature Center Our trails are closed for the hunting season, but our doors are open to families for a day of creativity and gift making. Children of all ages can make seasonal gifts including: wood working, card making, food projects, textiles and ornaments. Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative is donating yummy ingredients so children can assemble gift jars of a delicious treat! Each child can make and take home multiple projects. Hot chocolate, coffee and popcorn will be served.  (Participants ten years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.) Fee: $20 per child for Non-Members; $15 per child All Access and Trail Pass Members; $15 per child for Outpost Members. Pre-registration required, space is limited. Register online at riveredgenaturecenter.org or call 262-375-2715.



For more community events, please visit these sites:

Schauer Arts & Activities Center


Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau


Washington County Fair Park




Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 12 . Germantown, WI 53022
ph: 262-255-1812   fax: 262-255-9033


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