Martha Merrell's Books & Toys Upcoming Events!

DECEMBER EVENTS CALENDAR


Sunday, December 1 

  • 10:30 AM  Santa Run
  • 2-3 PM   Family Christmas Activities

Monday, December 2 – Thursday, December 19  Holly-Days Savings** Check out our calendar of special savings, Monday thru Thursday

  

Monday, December 2**

  • 2 PM  Avalon Book Club
    • The Gown by Jennifer Robson
  • 5:30 PM  American Legion Executive Committee meeting

Tuesday, December 3**

  • 1 PM  DeMensa Book Club

Wednesday, December 4**

  • 5:45 PM  Wednesday Evening Book Club
    • Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak 

Thursday, December 5**

  • Afternoon  Great Harvest delivery

Friday, December 6

  • 6-9 PM  Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
  • 6:30-9 PM   FRIDAY NIGHT AFTER DARK
    • Music by Bill and Lin O’Connor

Saturday, December 7

  • 8-10 AM  Santa’s Breakfast Workshop
  • 1-5 PM  Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
  • 3-5 PM Author Catherine Blewett Miller ? Illustrator Amy Kleinhaus Book Reading:
    • “Everything You Say About Me That’s Wonderful Is True”

  • 4-10 PM  ART CRAWL

Sunday, December 8

  •  2-3 PM  Family Holiday Activities

Monday, December 9**

  • 10:30 AM  Monday Morning Book Club
    • The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Richardson

Thursday, December 12**

  • Afternoon  Great Harvest delivery
  • 12:30 PM  Lost Faculties Book Club

Friday, December 13

  • 6-9 PM  Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
  • 6:30-9 PM  FRIDAY NIGHT AFTER DARK
    • Music by Post Turtles

Saturday, December 14

  • 8-10 AM  Santa’s Breakfast Workshop
  • 1-5 PM  Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Sunday, December 15

  • 2-3 PM  Family Christmas Activities

Wednesday, December 18**

  • 3:30-5 PM  Plowshares Education Committee meeting

Thursday, December 19**

  • Afternoon  Great Harvest delivery
  • 1:30 PM   No Tears, No Fears Book Club
    • The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Friday, December 20

  • 6-9 PM  Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
  • 6:30-9 PM  FRIDAY NIGHT AFTER DARK
    • Music by the Anderson/Gallenberger Quartet (Kenny, Missy, Mike, Kathy)

Saturday, December 21

  • 8-10 AM . Santa’s Breakfast Workshop
  • 1-5 PM   Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Sunday, December 22

  • 2-3 PM  Family Christmas Activities

Tuesday, December 24

  • We will be open from 9 AM – 3 PM

Wednesday, December 25

  • MERRY CHRISTMAS!

****Thursday, December 26th – Tuesday, December 31st***

Check out our After Christmas Specials

Friday, December 27

  • 6-9 PM  Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
  • 6:30-9 PM  FRIDAY NIGHT AFTER DARK
    • Music by Aspanglow

Saturday, December 28

  • 1-5 PM  Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Sunday, December 29

  • 2-3 PM  Family Holiday Activities

Tuesday, December 31

  • We will be open from 9 AM – 3 PM 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  May you have Good Health & Contentment in 2020

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT A GREAT LOCAL AUTHOR AND BENEFIT CARROLL UNIVERSITY

Kid's Choice Awards 2020!

You read. You vote!

Kids in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades are invited to read and vote for their favorite books for the Kids’ Choice Awards 2020. The Rules: Read at least 3 books from the list below. Vote for your favorite from February 14 to March 13, 2020 using the online voting form. Read more, vote more! The winner will be announced on March 16.
  • Best Seller Books
  • Children's Books
  • Local Author Books
  • Greeting Cards
  • Calendars
  • Music CD's
  • Games
  • Puzzles
  • Puppets

Martha Merrell's Community Involvement

Martha Merrell’s Books is a community-minded independent bookstore, meaning that we host, participate, or are involved in many community events.

Examples of the depth of our commitment to Waukesha and the community include:

Event and Community

  • Waukesha Downtown Business Association
  • Waukesha Friday Night Live
  • ProHealth Care RiverWalk for Breast Cancer, 1st Saturday in May each year
  • Alzheimer’s Walk, 1st Saturday in September each year
  • Waukesha’s Friday Night After Dark Music Series (indoor music from October – December)
  • Downtown Trick or Treating on the Saturday before Halloween
  • Holiday Stroll featuring Author Mania (before the Christmas Parade)
  • Christmas Clearing Council
  • Silver Bells activities during the Christmas season
  • Santa’s Breakfast Workshop on Saturdays from Thanksgiving to Christmas
  • Art Crawls on the 1st Saturday in March, May, August, October & December
  • Waukesha JanBoree

Other Community 

  • Waukesha Farmers’ Market on the RiverWalk
  • Waukesha GuitarTown Project (a public art project with Gibson Guitar Company)
  • Waukesha County Reading Council
  • Waukesha Reads Program each October
  • Wisconsin State Reading Association

If at all possible, we try to be supportive of any proposals brought to our attention.

Norm and Eve Bruce

Check Out Martha Merrell’s Facebook Page Feed on our website!

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

12 Days of Christmas Savings event at Martha Merrell's Books today that you have all been waiting is 20% OFF ALL ADULT HARDCOVER BOOKS today in downtown Waukesha, Wisconsin. ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

Martha Merrell's Books

This Waukesha Friday Night After Dark Dinner Music Concerts​ at Martha Merrell's Books​ will feature the The The POSTTurtles​ from 6:30 - 9 pm. Menu will be Autumn Chili with choice of Toppings, Seven Layer Salad, Desert is Fruit Delight and Beverages for $15 per person, Desert & Beverage option is $5 per person. Call 262-547-1060 to reserve your space. Also Silver Bells in Waukesha​ Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides are from 6 -9 pm Tickets can be purchased at Martha Merrell's Books. ... See MoreSee Less

This Waukesha Friday Night After Dark Dinner Music Concerts​ at Martha Merrells Books​ will feature the The The POSTTurtles​ from 6:30 - 9 pm. Menu will be Autumn Chili with choice of Toppings, Seven Layer Salad, Desert is Fruit Delight and Beverages for $15 per person, Desert & Beverage option is $5 per person. Call 262-547-1060 to reserve your space. Also Silver Bells in Waukesha​ Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides are from 6 -9 pm Tickets can be purchased at Martha Merrells Books.

2 days ago

Martha Merrell's Books

Dec. 10th Special at Martha Merrell's Books is 20 % OFF Children's Hardcovers.Check out this weeks savings for your #Gift Buying at Martha Merrell's Books ... See MoreSee Less

Dec. 10th Special at Martha Merrells Books is 20 % OFF Childrens Hardcovers.

3 days ago

Martha Merrell's Books

12 Days of Christmas Savings for today in 20% OFF CALENDARS at Martha Merrell's BooksCheck out this weeks savings for your #Gift Buying at Martha Merrell's Books ... See MoreSee Less

12 Days of Christmas Savings for today in 20% OFF CALENDARS at Martha Merrells Books

5 days ago

Martha Merrell's Books

... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Santa has some moves!

5 days ago

Martha Merrell's Books

... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

Martha Merrell's Books

... See MoreSee Less

... See MoreSee Less

Martha Merrell's Books has a great selection of Stuffed Animals as great #christmas Presents. Check us out in downtown Waukesha, Wisconsin. ... See MoreSee Less

Great family event - in-store author book reading.

Every Thing They Say About Me That's Wonderful Is True!
... See MoreSee Less

Great family event - in-store author book reading.

Every Thing They Say About Me Thats Wonderful Is True!

1 week ago

Martha Merrell's Books

Today's special savings 15% Off Plush today, so what are you waiting for get hopping to Martha Merrell's Books.Check out this weeks savings for your #Gift Buying at Martha Merrell's Books ... See MoreSee Less

Todays special savings 15% Off Plush today, so what are you waiting for get hopping to Martha Merrells Books.

1 week ago

Martha Merrell's Books

Today's special 20% Off Christmas cards either individual or boxed at Martha Merrell's Books a proud sponsor of Silver Bells in Waukesha in downtown Waukesha, Wisconsin.Check out this weeks savings for your #Gift Buying at Martha Merrell's Books ... See MoreSee Less

Todays special 20% Off Christmas cards either individual or boxed at Martha Merrells Books a proud sponsor of Silver Bells in Waukesha in downtown Waukesha, Wisconsin.

This Friday, Dec. 6th Bill O'Connor & Lin perform from 6:30 - 9 pm. #WaukeshaFridayNightAfterDark Menu is Baked Spaghetti with Garlic Bread, Build your own Salad, Desert is Pretzel Yogurt Parfait, and Beverages for $15 per person. Desert & Beverage option $5. Call 262-547-1060 to reserve your spot. Also Horse Drawn Carriage Rides begin at 6 pm to 9 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

Check out this weeks savings for your #gift Buying at Martha Merrell's Books ... See MoreSee Less

Check out this weeks savings for your #Gift Buying at Martha Merrells Books

This looks like fun! ... See MoreSee Less

This looks like fun!

2 weeks ago

Martha Merrell's Books

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides are cancelled today because of the weather. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Martha Merrell's Books

We have had a cancellation for Breakfast with Santa for Tomorrow for 4 people. Call if you would like to attend. Only a few opening left for the Dec. 14th and Dec. 21st. Dec. 7th is sold out. Call 262-547-1060. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Martha Merrell's Books

#WaukeshaFridayNightAfterDark at Martha Merrell's Books will feature the #PostTurtles from 6:30 - 9 pm Dinner: Chili with Cheesy Bread-sticks, Veggie Bobs, and Desert: Apple Dump Cake and beverages for $15 per person, Desert & Beverage Option is $5. Silver Bells in Waukesha Carriage Rides start at 6 - 9 pm tickets available for purchase at Martha Merrell's Books $5 per person, group price is 5 people for $20. Cash is preferred.. ... See MoreSee Less

Did you know we have so many area authors? You can meet and talk with them during Waukesha's Holiday Stroll this Sunday! ... See MoreSee Less

Did you know we have so many area authors? You can meet and talk with them during Waukeshas Holiday Stroll this Sunday!

Take advantage of this! ... See MoreSee Less

Take advantage of this!
Load more