Weekend Holiday Events in Afton & Stillwater
There are two community holiday celebrations coming up this weekend.
Afton Village Holiday
The annual "Village Holiday" in Afton MN is a 3-day holiday tradition event. It starts this Friday and features complimentary horse and wagon rides, strolling carolers, Victorian tree decorating, story time and free events for children, among other activities.
Friday's events run from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Saturday and Sunday events begin at 9 a.m.
Afton is about 20 minutes east of downtown St. Paul. For a complete schedule, see www.aftonholiday.com.
Stillwater Twinkle Parade
A Twinkle Parade along the St. Croix River and a Hometown for the Holidays celebration will be held Saturday in downtown Stillwater MN.
Children should gather by 4:30 p.m. at the Dock Cafe to receive "twinkle necklaces" and goodie bags. The parade will start at 5 p.m. at the cafe and end at the Lowell Park Gazebo. There, Santa Claus will arrive via fire truck. Additionally, the tree lighting will be from 5:15 to 5:30 p.m. at Lowell Park. The celebration there will include carolers, hot chocolate and cookies.
For more information, go to discoverstillwater.com.