Holiday parade, Christkindlmarket and other things to do in Green Bay area this weekend

Peter Frank
Green Bay Press-Gazette

Here are some of the events going on this weekend in greater Green Bay:

Pre-parade festivities will be from 9-10 a.m. Saturday in front of the Brown County Courthouse with Frank Hermans and Amy Riemer-Hermans of Let Me Be Frank Productions. The downtown Green Bay holiday parade is from 10-11 a.m. Saturday on Jefferson, Cherry and Washington streets. The start is at Stuart and South Jefferson streets and the end is at Crooks and South Washington streets.

Info: https://downtowngreenbay.com/explore/downtown-events/holiday-parade

Santa Claus waves to families during the 37th annual Prevea Green Bay Holiday Parade on Nov. 20, 2021, in Green Bay.

The horse trails at the Reforestation Camp, Neshota Park and the Fox River trails closed for the season on Thursday. The mountain bike trails on Reforestation camp also closed. The closing coincides with the start of the nine-day gun-deer season, which begins Saturday.

Need a break?

The Fox River Trail will still be open to walkers, joggers, in-line skaters, skateboarders and bikers year-round.

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A trail at L.H. Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve is illuminated for a candlelit hiking event on Jan. 7, 2022, in Suamico. The trails will be closed during the nine-day gun-deer season.

Some Brown County parks close areas during deer season

The trails and grounds at and the Fort Howard Paper Foundation Wildlife Area will be closed to all except those with a valid county special hunting permit from sunrise Saturday through sunset Nov. 26. will remain open. The Vande Hei property will be open to hunter access.

Hunting is prohibited on the Fox River Trail and the Mountain-Bay State Trail. However, hunting may be taking place on adjoining private property and blaze orange is recommended for walkers, runners and bikers.

Maps of the designated hunting areas are available in the Parks Department Office or by calling (920) 448-6242 Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Info: .

The holiday light display and a 20-foot Christmas tree will be unveiled on Friday. The event features German-style holiday street market in the Red Sculpture Park and East Hubbard Street.

The event runs from 5-9 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 23.

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The Festival of Trees at the National Railroad Museum is open through Dec. 31.

Railroad museum’s

The National Railroad Museum, 2285 S. Broadway, Ashwaubenon, kicked off its holiday season on Thursday with the annual Festival of Trees. The event features uniquely decorated trees displayed among the historic locomotives and exhibits. The free event runs through Dec. 31, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve (closes at 2 p.m.). Info: https://nationalrrmuseum.org/festival-of-trees.

Regular museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The museum’s runs Friday-Sunday, but it has already sold out. The tickets go on sale in the summer and sell out quickly.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Ashwaubenon Performing Arts Center will feature performances of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Some tickets remain for this weekend. Prices are $12 for those 65 and older and 17 and younger; $15 for adults.

Performances are also set for next weekend: 7 p.m. Nov. 24, 7 p.m. Nov. 25 and 2 p.m. Nov. 26.

Info: https://ashwaubenonpac.org.

Weather forecast for Nov. 17-19 in the Green Bay area

Weather forecast for the weekend

The week’s mild weather ends Friday. We’ll go from a high of 62 on Thursday to a high of only 42 on Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 50 and Sunday will be sunny with a high of 45.