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NEWS BLOG - Christmas In Wisconsin 2013

by Chris Conley

NEWS BLOG (WSAU)  Merry Christmas! Each year on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day WSAU interrupts our regular news and talk programs for a special holiday broadcast -- Christmas In Wisconsin.

We’ll begin with our holiday songs and stories at 2pm tomorrow and will continue through 8pm on Christmas Day. Many people particularly enjoy the stories that we share. Here’s a list of the times that your favorites will be heard:

Christmas Eve:

2pm – An hour of holiday music, hosted by Seth Mela

2:30p – Seth Mela reads the story “The Man and the Birds”

3:30p – Larry Lee reads the story “The Selfish Giant”

4:00p – Chris Conley hosts an hour of holiday music

5:30p – Tom King reads “Twas The Night Before Christmas”

8:00p – The Christmas Eve service at Zion Lutheran Church

9:30p – Selections from the Wausau Lyric Choir

10:00p – A traditional service of Lessons and Carols

11:00p – Highlights from The Nutcracker

12:00p – The Messiah

Christmas Day:

5:30a – Highlights from St. Olaf College Christmas Festival

6:00a – An hour of holiday music from Larry Lee

7:30a – Chris Conley reads “The Littlest Angel”

8:00a – An hour of holiday music with Tom King

9:30a – Raymond Neupert reads “The Little Match Girl”

10:00a – The Christmas Day service at Zion Lutheran Church

Replays of “The Man and the Birds” at 11:30a and 4:30p

Replays of “The Selfish Giant” at 12:30pm

Replays of “The Littlest Angel” at 1:30p and 6:30p

Replays of “Twas The Night Before Christmas” at 2:30p and 7:30p

Replays of “The Little Match Girl” at 3:30p

To all of the readers of my news blog and to listeners of WSAU and WSAU.com, may your Christmas be full of all the blessings of the season.

Chris Conley

Image:  Christmas tree at Rockefeller Plaza, New York, 2006. Author: Alsandro via WikiCommons.