Baked potato buffet
LAKE CRYSTAL -- The First Presbyterian Church is holding a Baked Potato Buffet from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday at the church, 302 E. Prince St.
The buffet will include all the toppings, salads and bars.
There will be a free will offering basket. The Deacons will also be hosting a Holiday Bake Sale with all proceeds going to the Salvation Army.
Trinity Women's Christmas Bazaar
NEW RICHLAND -- The Trinity Women of ELCA is holding a Christmas Bazaar from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 204 First St. N.W.
There will be a lunch of sloppy joes, chips, dessert and beverages. Take out is available. There will also be homemade baked goods, lefse, candy, crafts and a chance to buy household items and holiday decorations.
For more information, call 507-465-3635.
Christmas Cookie Walk in Waterville
WATERVILLE -- Get cookies by the pound at the Christmas Cookie Walk from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdayat Waterville Evangelical United Methodist Church, 319 E. Main St.
Cookies cost $6 a pound. Homemade fudge is also offered.
Celebrate St. Lucia at Grace Lutheran
MANKATO -- Grace Lutheran Church will celebrate the Swedish holiday of St. Lucia with a Scandinavian Breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In the Fellowship Hall of the church located on the corner of Fourth and Main in downtown Mankato.
For more information, visit www.gracemankato.com.
Christmas concert at Janesville Methodist
JANESVILLE -- There will be a Christmas concert starting at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Janesville United Methodist Church.
The concert will feature "Sunday Punch," "Sunny Side Up," the Celebration Singers, North Waseca Lutheran Church Choir and more.
Admission is free and there will be refreshments after.
For more information, call 234-5444.
Music Service at Trinity Lutheran in Blue Earth
BLUE EARTH -- There will be two special music services at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth.
The service will feature music by Trinity Lutheran's Senior Choir and Handbell Choir.
For more information, call 507-526-5808.
Drive-By Living Nativity
ARLINGTON -- There will be a drive-by living Nativity scene from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Sibley County Fairgrounds on West Chandler St. in Arlington.
Viewers are asked to enter the fairground off Chandler St. and exit on County Road 9. There will be a radio station dedicated to the music specific to the Living Nativity and will only be heard on the Fairgrounds.
Food and cash donations to the Sibley County Food Shelf will be accepted by volunteers as you enter.
In the event that inclement weather forces the postponement of the Ari-Dazzle parade to Sunday, the Nativity will begin at 7 p.m. Cancellation due to weather will be announced on the KNUJ and KDUZ radio.
Nativity theatre tells story of first Christmas
SPRINGFIELD -- The Springfield Area Nativity Theatre Association will tell the story of the first Christmas with its annual outdoor pageant starting at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14, in Riverside Park.
The pageant will feature a chorus, live manger scene with a variety of animals and special lighting and sound.
Admission to the pageant is free. Following the pageant both evenings, the Burnstown-Brookville 4-H Club will serve hot beverages and assorted bars at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 303 N. Cass Ave.