Halloween has come and gone and Thanksgiving is only a few short weeks away. Most of the stores already have their Christmas decorations out. This can only mean one thing: the start of the holiday  spiral. Hold on tight as it gets faster and faster as we near the end of the year.


Business Member News

The holiday shopping season is upon us. Unfortunately between all the political ads we’ve seen recently and the upcoming glut of advertising that will be put out by national brands and retailers, it becomes very difficult for locally owned and independent businesses to get their message out. RelyLocal Wausau’s innovative and cost effective marketing can help the little cut through the ad clutter. Contact us for details.



Hazel Home

Join us for our holiday open house Thursday, Friday and Saturday November 1-3. Don’t leave your holiday shopping to the last minute! Stop in for a very vintage Christmas + enjoy refreshments and prizes. Get a head start by picking up one-of-a-kind handcrafted and artisan gifts and unique vintage and antique items for everyone on your list. Find us at 420 N. Third St. next to The Mint Café (715) 212-5183. We’re open Monday/Thursday 11-5, Wednesday/Friday 11-7, Saturday 10-5 + Sunday 11-4.



Downtown Optical

We are celebrating our one year anniversary! Oct. 31st thru Nov. 3 save 25% on any frame purchased with lenses! We have new styles in for fall for all ages. Great looks to get you ready for the holiday season in today’s fashion colors. Order your hunting glasses now. We have a wide choice of camo and wood frames so there is no reflection from a frame to scare off your prey! 330 Washington St.



Jackies Attique

Meet the artisans and craftspeople Thursday, November 1st from 6-8pm at Jackie’s Attique in Rothschild. Come meet and visit with the painters, wood workers, quilters, seamstresses, and other artisans that make the great handmade goods found at Jackie’s. Coffee and treats will be served.



Loving Traditions Cakery

Here’s a political cause we can all get behind. Loving Traditions now has political themed cookie cutters. Elephants, donkeys, and stars: you can celebrate the election with themed Democratic or Republican cookies. Call today to have your cookies ready in time for November 6th.



Lindsey Marie Photography

Have you had a photo session with Lindsey Marie in the past two years? How would you like a set of the digital files to make your own prints. From November 1-4, Lindsey Marie is offering digital files to all her clients for one low price This includes Baby Plan, Kids Club, Engagement, Seniors or Family portraits sittings. Head to her website for details.



St. Peters Holiday Craft Fair

A great place to purchase locally made items for Christmas is one of the local holiday craft fairs. Saturday November 17, St. Peter’s Church and School in Schofield will hold their craft fair from 9:00am – 4:00pm. Drawing – Free door prizes given away, products and demonstrations, lunch concessions and booths from Local Crafters and your favorite home businesses. Vendor space is still available, call (715)359-3020 for details.


Direct Mail Postcard

Our next Deal-a-Rama postcard is in production and will be mailed out on the 2nd week of November. I want to thank all the advertisers on this card and am looking forward to the next card that is set for January. Space is available for our January postcard, so contact me if you want to reserve a spot.



Closing Thoughts

Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour this Saturday evening. I’m really looking forward to an extra hour of sleep. Have a great rest of the week.