37th annual Waukesha JanBoree taking place Jan. 14-23 ❄️☃️

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WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The 37th annual Waukesha JanBoree kicks off its 10-day run on Friday, Jan. 14. The festival, running through Jan. 23, offers nearly 50 activities, for adults and children alike with most events offered at no charge. This year’s JanBoree theme is “Channel the Flannel” and will feature flannel and lumberjack inspired activities.

“The City of Waukesha is proud to partner with Waste Management on the Waukesha JanBoree,” said City of Waukesha Mayor, Shawn Reilly. “We thank them for their support of this longstanding event and appreciate Waste Management’s investment to help keep JanBoree events free to all attendees.”

The Waukesha JanBoree will kick off with lumberjack inspired activities at Lowell Park, 2201 Michigan Ave. on Fri., Jan. 14 including hand-sawing, ax throwing, and tree scaling in addition to the traditional ice carving demonstration, ice skating, tobogganing and sledding. The Flannel n’ Foam Beer Garden will be open from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and the fireworks show will take place at 8:00 p.m. Concessions will be also be available.

The Waukesha JanBoree includes activities such as the Timberworks Lumberjack Show, “Olympics of the Forest”, an online scavenger hunt, planetarium shows, craft make & takes, trivia, fitness classes, outdoor hikes, the Frosty 5K, musical and comedy performances.

For the full schedule of events CLICK HERE

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