3291 St. Croix Tr. S.
PO Box 326
Afton, MN 55001

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Afton Village Holiday
Saturday, December 01, 2012, 09:00am - 04:00pm

The charming St. Croix river town of Afton, MN, will be transformed into a winter wonderland for its annual “Village Holiday” event, November 30 and Dec. 1, 2012.   “Village Holiday,” presented by the Afton Area Business Association, features two days of festive, old-fashioned fun. 

FAMILY DAY, Saturday December 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. is packed with fun for the whole family.  Events include:


-          Breakfast and photos with Santa plus frame decorating at the Historic Afton House Inn

-          Kids Stocking Promotion - pick up a holiday stocking at Sail Away Café, the Afton House or Selma’s and collect free treats and toys at Afton shops and restaurants. 

-          Free Horse and Wagon rides (10 am to 3 pm)

-          Old-fashioned kids crafts at Afton Care  

-          Strolling carolers

-          Lunch with Santa at Sail Away Café

-          Cookie decorating and holiday ice cream flavors at Selma’s Ice Cream Parlour

-          Sample holiday entertaining food samples and complimentary homemade mulled wine at Squire House Gardens.

-          Letters to Santa station in Market Square.  Cocoa and treats.  

-          Festive hair tinsel hosted by Making Waves Salon, in Market Square (fee applies).

-          Free kids Christmas goody bags kits at Creative Cottage (while supplies last)

-          The Afton Museum – see our exquisite holiday train, face painting, crafts, refreshments and more. 

-          Taste of Christmas at St. Mary’s Church of Basswood Grove - featuring  traditional Christmas treats to sample and buy, such as spiced cider, fruit soup, roomigrot, rice pudding, jula kaka, wild rice soup, cookies and candy.  Plus a bazaar with unique gift items.

-          Afton Historic Walking Tour (Pick Up a Map at Afton Museum)

-          Live music at Sail Away Café (starts at 6 pm)

-          Open Skating at St. Mary’s Point Arena (6:15 to 8:15)   

-          Taste of Christmas at St. Mary's Church Basswood Grove - Bake sale, traditional holiday food, craft bazaar

Location : Afton
Contact : Deb Larson 651-341-7948
Guests are asked to please bring donations for the 3rd annual Afton/Lakeland Girl Scouts Mitten Tree, located in front of Baglio’s. Warm hats, coats, mittens and scarves will be donated to Valley Outreach, serving area families in need.


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