Archive for Happenings

Donate to toy drive until Dec. 7

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Students in National Honor Society at Lester Prairie School ar hosting a toy drive for Toys for Tots. New, unwrapped toys may be dropped off at the school until Tuesday, Dec. 7.

Christmas Bazaar & Cookie Walk Dec. 4

WATERTOWN, MN – A Christmas Bazaar & Cookie Walk will take place at Peace Lutheran Church, 600 Kristi Lane in Watertown, Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be scarves, woodworking, essential oils, knit items, artwork, hot chocolate bombs and more items for sale.

Holiday Cookie Walk & Vendor Boutique Dec. 4

WAVERLY, MN – The annual Cookie Walk & Vendor Boutique will take place Saturday, Dec. 4 at St. Mary’s Fellowship Hall, 607 Maple Ave. in Waverly. Boutique hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Cookie Walk from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a large selection of holiday cookies and candies, vendor crafts, and gifts.

Local thrift store offers Christmas shopping, free gift certificates

WINSTED, MN – The Winsted Attic Thrift Store, 311 Fairlawn Ave. W. in Winsted, offers many gently-used clothing, household items, toys, books, and more for those looking for Christmas gifts.

The thrift store encourages visitors to register the first two weeks in December for eight $10 gift certificates. The drawing will take place Monday, Dec. 13, and winners will be notified.

The Attic is open Tuesday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Donations are welcome Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

All proceeds from the store go to help disabled adults and support the programs offered.

Winsted Winter Festival next weekend

WINSTED, MN – Check out the Community Spotlight in this issue for details on events and activities during the 32nd annual Winsted Winter Festival set to take place Friday, Dec. 3 and Saturday, Dec. 4.

‘Celebrate the Child’ performed Nov. 28

WATERTOWN, MN – Christian actor and speaker Jonathan Swenson will perform “Celebrate the Child,” a drama about the birth of Jesus through the eyes of six people Sunday, Nov. 28 at 9 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 600 Kristi Lane in Watertown.