Winterwalk is Dec. 6 in downtown St. Joseph
Winterwalk activities will be Friday, Dec. 6, at Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St. Come for supper, shop at the craft/vendor sales and bake sale all from 4-8 p.m. Stay for the 40-foot tree lighting at 6 p.m. outside on the church grounds. Visit and take a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 5-7:30 p.m. The Heritage Hall will also have refreshments, craft-making for the children, as well as a variety of music. Shop downtown for business specials, refreshments and a chance to win prizes. Winterwalk is sponsored by the St. Joseph Y2K Lions, Church of St. Joseph and local sponsors.
Winter market Saturday, Dec. 7
Sartell Farmers Market is open from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, inside Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St S. Come enjoy the lights and stop at the market for great items. We are also open from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21. Find great food and gifts for the upcoming holiday season.
Annual Christmas sale at Immaculate Conception
The annual Christmas cookie, candy and gift sale will be from 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Immaculate Conception Church, 145 Second Ave. NE. in Rice. They provide the container, and you fill it with an assortment of cookies and candies for purchase. Handmade and specialty gifts are also for sale by local vendors. Contact the parish office at 320-393-2725 for more information.
‘Christmas Country’ concert to benefit 3-month-old girl
“Wrapped Up in Lights,” a free-will country Christmas concert for all ages featuring Ashalee, Radio Nation and the Farmer’s Daughters, will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Love of Christ Lutheran Church, 1971 Pinecone Road S., St. Cloud. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Lilly Olson family with their medical bills and Christmas. Lilly is the 3-month-old daughter of Lindsey Olson, a member of the Farmer’s Daughters band, who recently underwent her third open-heart surgery.
Winter Wonderland set Saturday, Dec. 14
Santa and Mrs. Claus have taken time off from their busy schedule to join you and your family for a winter celebration from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Lake George Municipal Complex. Create arts and crafts, decorate a cookie, see the reindeer exhibit, enjoy a hayride around the lake and much more. Don’t forget your camera to capture special moments with Santa! The big trucks will be rolling in again this year for Touch-a-Truck, where children can see, touch and safely explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery. Free admission, thanks to our friends at Capital One! Food shelf donations will be accepted during the event.
St. John’s Boys’ Choir to perform Dec. 21
“A Ceremony of Carols” will be Saturday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. at St. John’s Abbey Church, Collegeville, and 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral, downtown St. Cloud. Hear harpist Dr. Lynne Aspnes perform Benjamin Britten’s Christmas masterpiece with the St. John’s Boys’ Choir. The boys sing new and familiar carols, combining with the talents of the SJBC Orchestra and special Alumni Chorus. To order tickets and learn more, visit sjbchoir.org or call 320-363-2558.