Monday, December 3, 2012
Greendale's Village Center was packed as crowds enjoyed a wide variety of holiday entertainment and store specials.
This year's "A Dickens of a Christmas" and the nice weather brought crowds of people to Greendale's Downtown Village on Friday night. Visitors enjoyed various carolers and musicians, outdoor "Christmas Carol" skit and much more. Businesses offered great deals, samples and complimentary snacks. Take a look at our photo gallery to reminisce on the night. Also, free to upload your own photos to the gallery.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
A number of Broad Street shops will stay open until 8 p.m. Thursdays and Friday through the end of the year.
The merchants of Greendale's Historic Broad Street invite people to come down to shop during extended hours this holiday season. Shops will stay open later than usual on Thursdays and Fridays. The stores will be open until 8 p.m. through the end of the year. The following stores will be participating in the extended shopping hours:
Having a hard time thinking of gift ideas this holiday season? Food always works! Here are some great items that can be picked up locally.
Lets face it, who doesn’t love food? You know what’s better than food, free food. Which is why food can be the perfect gift. As the holidays approach we all struggle to think of creative thoughtful gifts for parents, coworkers and friends. To make it easier for everyone we have compiled a list of foodie gifts to give to those difficult-to-buy people. The great news is that it’s all local items from the Greendale Village Center. Sweet Treats at Apples of Eden: Nothing says the holidays like copious amounts of chocolate. Get the perfect chocoholic fix at the Apples of Eden candy store. The display case features freshly made truffles and hand dipped goodies. But the treat that is sure to make boys and girls smile this season is the famous …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The mall announces its hours for the holiday season.
Some residents and businesses will start stringing up the Christmas lights as soon as the Halloween decorations come down, but hardcore shoppers know when their dream season begins. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, has become the accepted if unofficial start time of the Christmas rush. It's a huge day for retailers but only the first of a roughly month-long extravaganza. And thanks to Abe Lincoln, who decreed Thanksgiving a national holiday, Franklin D. Roosevelt, who signed into law that it should fall on the fourth Thursday in November, and Pope Gregory XIII, who blessed the calendar we use by papal bull, 2012 has the longest possible shopping season. To explain: With Nov. 1 falling on Thursday, the fourth Thursday and …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The horse-drawn carriage rides would be every Friday and Saturday throughout the month of December.
Horse-drawn carriages will make the rounds in the Village Center this December. Carriage rides will be offered from 5 to 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday in December. The rides are being provided by Grandhaven, LLC, and the Village Center merchants. The carriage rides will begin and end at the Greendale Visitor Center on Fridays and Joey Gerard’s on Saturdays and proceed south on Broad Street to Layton State Bank and then return. Carriage rides will be held on Fridays, Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28 and Saturdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.
Friday, December 30, 2011
Vote by Jan. 8 and the Greendale School District can win $100,000.
Lets give a hurray for local resident Ryan Salzer for putting the Greendale School District in the running to win $100,000 in the Patchwide "Deck the House" contest! Out of hundreds of entries Salzer's beautifully holiday decorated home made it to the 24 finalist for the nationwide contest. Salzer has an amazing display on Fielding Lane. The Salzer family will receive $500 toward his December electric bill to help pay for all the lights. We need your help to win $100,000 for the Greendale School District! The house with the most votes by Jan. 8 at 8 a.m. will win the grand prize. Go to http://deckthehouse.patch.com/entry/227813 and vote. Make to tell everyone you know to vote and to tell everyone they know to vote and to everyone that …