Ongoing Activities

Color a picture of Nelson the Gnome! 

While you and your family are gnome for the holidays, we invite you to have fun coloring Nelson the Gnome celebrating winter fun!

Next we want you to share the masterpiece with us, here’s how:

Email a scanned copy to or drop off the original at the Positively Pewaukee office (inside Chris Lueth American Family Insurance office – 112 Main Street) anytime between December 3 and December 6. Please have your child put only their first name and last initial on the coloring page. There will be a basket at the front door for easy and safe drop-off. 

All of the colored pictures of Nelson the Gnome will be on display in the window of the Old Main Street Building, 161 W Wisconsin Ave Unit G, from December 4 – December 12.  

Gnome Scavenger Hunt!

Ten Pewaukee businesses have painted their front windows in celebration of Gnome Days of Christmas. Each window was painted by an exceptional artist from the Pewaukee Area Arts Council. Hidden in each window is a Gnome. 

Your quest: find the gnome in each window!

When you discover where all of the gnomes are hidden, fill out this form and tell us where the gnomes are located! Submit your answers by December 12. All entries will be entered into a drawing for a gift certificate to one of our downtown merchants. 

  • End of the Leash – 115 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Custom Fit Realty – 119 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Beachcombers Salon – 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Brewer’s 2 Café 203 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Anchor Fitness – 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Ruggieri’s Italian Market – 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Casa Tequila – 1405 Capitol Drive
  • North Shore Bank 120 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Seester’s Mexican Cantina – 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue
  • Park Ave Pizza –  121 Park Avenue

Help Norman the Gnome Feed Pewaukee!

Norman the Gnome knows that during the holiday season, it’s important to make sure that everyone has enough food to feed their family. Norman wants you to help.

From December 3 – December 12, donate any of the following items:

  • Boxes of pasta (penne, shells, bow ties)
  • One dish meals in cans
  • Rice-a-Roni
  • Cleaning spray
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Boxed potatoes
  • Canned mixed fruit
  • Vanilla/chocolate pudding mix
  • Jelly
  • Tuna
  • Diapers (sizes 4, 5)
  • Saltine crackers
  • Canned soup
  • Canned pineapple
  • Canned mandarin oranges
  • Cereal (please no Cheerios)
  • Canned beets
Theses items can be dropped off at Chris Lueth American Family Insurance 112 Main St or Chiropractic and Wellness on Pewaukee Lake 213 W. Wisconsin Avenue

Pewaukee Public Library

Get into the Gnome spirit with books or movies from the library. Here a just a few that we found!


Revenge of the Lawn Gnome by RL Stine
Gnome Sweet Gnome by Tina Gallo
Gnome  by Fred Blunt
Game of Gnomes  by Kirsten Mayer
A Gnomes Day by Rien Poortvliet
Stores of Gnomes and Goblins by Christopher Rawson


Gnomeo and Juliet
Sherlock Gnomes
Gnomes and Trolls the Secret Chamber

Mini Paintings

Support the Pewaukee Area Arts Council by purchasing one or more of our delightful mini gnome and woodland themed paintings! These 4″ x 4″ canvasses are perfect for the holidays: use them as stocking stuffers, holiday ornaments, or accents to finish off a wrapped gift. Or, you can simply hang them on your wall! These unique pieces can be purchased at the following businesses:

Brewer’s Two Cafe 203 W Wisconsin Ave. Chris Lueth American Family Insurance 112 Main St
Here are a few examples of the mini paintings you may purchase for $10 a piece.

Celebrating The Gnome Days of Christmas

PAPCO’S Holiday Special Starting in December 

Wreath Shaped Pizza (Our Large Signature 14 Seasons pizza with Fresh Spinach) and pair it with a Candy Cane Tini or a Hot Tom&Jerry!

For the Kid’s, a Candy Cane shaped pizza (cheese and pepperoni) candy cane hot chocolate or a Rootbeer float! 

Buy $100 Gift Certificate and receive a $20 bonus Gift Certificate 

Dust off those Ugly Holiday Sweaters for OUR Second Ugly Sweater Contest.  This year will be a little different but we’ll make it work! 

Customers that come in Between December 1 thru December 18 that wants to participate in OUR ugly Sweater competition will have there picture taken for the staff to vote. The winner will be announced on December 19: One adult boozy basket and One kid friendly basket.  Can’t wait to check out those Ugly Sweaters!