Weekend planner: Cookies, crafts and dessert theater this weekend
The holiday season is in full swing with many holiday events around the area this weekend.
On Friday, the Harbor Church will hold its Christmas Celebration complete with desserts, specialty beverages and the musical performance "A Misfit Christmas."
Downtown Afton will transform into a winter wonderland for its old-fashioned holiday celebration Friday through Sunday.
On Saturday, the members of the Queen Esther Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star in St. Paul Park will sell a huge variety of homemade holiday cookies for $4 a dozen to benefit charity.
Also on Saturday, St. Mary's Church-Basswood Grove Episcopal Church in Denmark Township will hold its Taste of Christmas Bazaar.
On Sunday, the Cottage Grove Lions Club will hold Breakfast with Santa at the VFW Red Barn. On the same day, members of the Newport Fire Department will collect toys and food for the Friends in Need Food Shelf at Newport Center.
For more events, click the link to our calendar page.