Planning a trip during the hectic holidays might sound crazy, but sometimes a quick getaway can offer a bit of respite from the baking and present-wrapping.
"All is calm” fits well into the Christmas hymn “Silent Night,” but it doesn't always apply to family holiday gatherings. Such dynamics are the focus of "Everyday Mercies."
If you're looking for something to brighten your holidays, check out the glow coming from Rotary Botanical Gardens starting Dec. 12.
O.S.S.'s menu includes about 20 sandwiches built around encased meats. We were impressed at how many ways sausages can be made and dressed up for $5-$9.
Albums reviewed this week include "Rock or Bust" by AC/DC and "Listen" by David Guetta.
Artists visiting our area this week include Suzy Bogguss, Flogging Molly, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Milwaukee musicians Peter Mulvey, Paul Cebar and Willy Porter.
These local night spots are offering live entertainment this week. Scheduling changes do occur, so when in doubt, contact the venue before you leave home.
Community Action gets into the spirit of the season Saturday, Dec. 6, with its first Gingerbread Extravaganza at the Eclipse Center in Beloit.
Brett Frazier, who is Milton's mayor and executive director of the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin, will take on another role this weekend: George Bailey.
A new indoor winter farmers market, Christkindl Holiday Market, is Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Janesville Senior Center. It is part of Janesville's Jolly Jingle event.