He's not a mean one

Ellie, 2, with her mom Delaney Blabaum gives the Grinch five during the 2017 breakfast. This year's event is Saturday at Hope Lutheran Church. 

Most of the events in Milton leading up to Christmas are this weekend.

The Christmas Carol will be staged at the Milton House, 18 S. Janesville St., 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.

The sixth annual Breakfast with The Grinch, hosted by Milton Grange 670, will be held 7-11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. Due to the large turnout in previous years, the location has changed to Hope Lutheran Church, 335 Dairyland Drive. Included are all-you-can-eat Cindy Lou-Who pancakes, Mayor Augustus’ sausage links, apple sauce, milk and coffee. Cost for breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 12 and younger. Proceeds benefit the Milton food pantry. Attendees are invited to bring in donations for the food pantry.

Milton Optimist Club will host Breakfast with Santa 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Milton High School.

St. Mary Council of Catholic Women will present the Annual Christmas Cookie Walk 8-11 a.m.

Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. Mary Parish Center, 837 Parkview Drive. Proceeds will be used for scholarships.

Scout Troop 417 also is holding a cookie walk. Join the troop 9 a.m. to noon at First Congregational Church, 741 E. High St.

Nutcrackers will be exhibited noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8, at Main Hall, located at 513 College St. on the historic Milton College campus.

A Merry Milton Tree Lighting and Bonfire will be 4:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in North Goodrich Park and the Community House, 20 Parkview Drive.

The Milton Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Walk will be 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at seven Milton homes. The homes are located in Milton at 5606 E. Klug Road, 22 N. Janesville St., 18 N. Janesville St., 742 E. Madison Ave., 715 Parkview Drive. 501 College St. and 1006 W. Madison Ave. Tickets for the Christmas Walk will be available at the homes the day of the walk, or in advance at the MACC office, Milton banks, Goodrich Antiques and Red Rooster. Tickets are$10. Children under 12 will be admitted free of charge.

Hot Dogs with Santa at The Gathering Place, 715 Campus St., is 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.

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