Get in the Spirit with These Cable Area Holiday Events

Cable, WI is a fun place to be any time of year, but the holidays have a special sort of charm. Not only is it the perfect season for cozy nights by the fire or hot beverages in your favorite local cafe or tavern, it’s also the season of fun and festive events. If you’re looking for a way to get in the spirit, here are some Cable area holiday events you don’t want to miss!

Christmas in Cable

Christmas in Cable is more than just an event, a day, or even a weekend—it’s a whole host of activities and celebrations. Here’s what you can expect from Christmas in Cable 2019.

Community Tree Lighting

lit christmas tree

When: Fri, Dec 6
Where: Veteran’s Triangle
Time: 5:30pm

What: Come see the lights go on in Cable at the Annual Tree Lighting! But it’s more than just a light show; there will also be cookies, hot chocolate, and caroling at the Forest Lodge Library. Goodies are donated by the Cable Cafe, the Brick House Cafe, and Velo Cafe.

Holiday Art & Craft Fair

When: Sat, Dec 7
Where: Living Hope Community Church
Time: 9am – 3pm

What: Two floors of beautiful local art and vendors of handmade goods! The perfect way to kickstart your holiday shopping and gift-giving.

Christmas Cookie Bazaar

When: Sat, Dec 7
Where: Trinity Lutheran Church
Time: 9am – 1pm

What: Cookies by the pound (!!), lefsa wraps, jam, jellies, and more.

2nd Chapter Charity Sale

When: Sat, Dec 7
Where: Cable UCC Church
When: 9am – 1pm

What: Browse a selection of gently-used items (including books, decor, linens, dishes, clothing) and fresh-cut trees at Fellowship Hall. Refreshments will be available, too. Proceeds benefit the Cable Area Food Shelf and the BRICK Ministries.

Breakfast with Santa

talking to santa

When: Sat, Dec 7
Where: Lakewoods Resort
When: 9:30am

What: Are you one of the boys or girls on Santa’s Good List? Then you’re invited to a special Pancake Breakfast with the man in the red suit himself! Santa arrives at 9:30am for breakfast, followed by pictures (courtesy of Lakewoods Resort) and a hayride around the resort. You can even stop by Grandma’s House for cookies and hot cocoa.

Dickens of a Christmas

When: Sat, Dec 7
Where: White Winter Winery
When: 6pm – 9pm

What: Catch Dickens’ classic play in a performance like you’ve never seen before! Local actors perform while the audience partakes in a five-course Victorian meal paired with mead, ciders, and spirits. Tickets are on sale now (and limited!), and proceeds benefit the Iron River Library.

49th Annual Snowflake Banquet

When: Sat, Dec 7
Where: Lakewoods Resort
Time: 5pm

What: Silent and live auctions, raffles, and dinner for a fun night that benefits the Namakagon Trail Groomers.

Scandinavian Holiday Dinner

holiday dinner

When: Fri, Dec 13
Where: Lakewoods Resort
Time: 5pm

What: A special dining experience complete with authentic Scandinavian specialties and Old World recipes. Pick from the smorbrod buffet and choose an entree, like Frikkadeller meatballs, North Sea salmon, and grandma-worthy holiday favorites. You can even give Lutefisk a try!

A Lure of Lights Hayward

A Hayward tradition since 2010, A “Lure” of Lights brings activities and celebrations for all to the streets of Downtown Hayward, transforming the charming town into a “lure” of lights! Here’s what’s happening at this year’s Lure!

Ugly Sweater 5K

When: Sat, Dec 7
Where: Downtown Hayward
Time: 10am start

What: Don your most appalling sweater and take to the streets of Downtown Hayward for a friendly 5K, followed by hot cocoa and some holiday shopping. Check-in is at 9am at Outdoor Ventures to pick up your race bib and some extra goodies. Registration required for adults.

Hot Chocolate Crawl

hot chocolate and cookies

When: Sat, Dec 7
Where: Main Street Hayward
Time: 12pm – 3pm

What: Who’s got the best hot chocolate in Hayward? There’s only one way to find out… by sampling them all! No cost, no registration—just bring your taste buds to Main Street.

Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides

When: Sat, Dec 14
Where: Second Street & Main Street
Time: 12pm – 3pm

What: Hop on the sleigh and take a horse-powered ride through Downtown Hayward! This is a FREE event sponsored by Anglers Bar & Grill.

Light Your Engines! Parade

When: Sat, De 14
Where: Armory & Primary School to Main Street
Time: 5:00pm

What: Whether you’re merely watching the show or showing off your own vehicle, you won’t want to miss this parade! Downtown Hayward turns into a hubbub of lighted cars, tractors, snowmobiles, and ATVs, and there’s still time to register your favorite vehicle. Awards will be handed out to best lights, best spirit, and best overall vehicle.

Gingerbread House Contest

cute gingerbread house

When: Entries due Dec 12 – 15, Judging Dec 21
Where: Hayward Mercantile Co.

What: Put your decorating skills to the test in this juried gingerbread house competition! Categories include Adult, Business, and Kids, and awards are given for both house and yard. Register now and drop off your entry between December 12 and 15th at Hayward Mercantile Co. All houses will be on display at various local businesses until noon on December 24, and awards are announced December 21.

Shue’s Pond Festivities

When: Sat, Dec 21
Where: Shue’s Pond
Time: 12 – 3pm

What: Fun for all ages on the ice! More info coming soon…

Ready to Come Have Some Fun in Cable?

Are you looking for Cable area holiday events because you’re thinking of relocating to or buying a vacation home in the Cable area? McKinney Realty would love to help! Contact us to learn more about how we can help you find the perfect home in just the right location.

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