−St. James Winter Carnival11:00 am – 5:30 pm
St. James Winter Carnival will be December 6-8.
Many activities taking place throughout the week
Monday – Medallion hunt begins
Tuesday – First National Bank Holiday Open House 9am-4pm
Thursday – Business After House at Pioneer Bank 5-6:30pm
Friday – Cocoa and Cider stands open at 5pm at Encore and Stray Cat; lighted parade at 5:30pm though downtown St. James; Village Walk 6-7pm;
Saturday – Women’s Morning Out; Kiddie Games in Park 11am-1pm; trolley rides; Home Vendor Show; wine tasting at St. James Liquor
Sunday – Holiday Brunch at Encore 10am-1pm; Free community movie at 3:30pm at the Princess Theater; free trolley rides+11:00 amSt. James Winter Carnival
−North Star Boys’ Choir, New Ulm7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
An Old World Christmas presented by the International Award-Winning North Star Boys’ Choir
They will be at Holy Trinity Cathedral, 605 North State, New Ulm on Saturday, December 7, 7pm and Saint George Catholic Church, 63105 Fort Road, New Ulm, on Sunday, December 8, 8:45am.
Sponsored by the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame.+7:00 pmNorth Star Boys’ Choir, New Ulm
−St. Mary’s ‘Willy’s Winter Wonderland’, New Ulm11:00 am – 3:00 pm
St. Mary’s Presents “Willy’s Winter Wonderland” on Sunday, December 8, 11am-3pm; tour admission is $3.
Tour the home of Willy Osgood/Stacy Olson at 1226 North Jefferson, New Ulm. There will be drinks and Christmas cookies. Take out lunch menu for an additional cost includes BBQ and German Potato Salad. Bake/Craft Sale featuring: Smearkuchen; rugs; vintage glass; dish towels; quilts and more.
Home tour will take you back in time where you will see vintage Nativity scenes, Christmas villages, Christmas trees and more.
All proceeds from this event will be donated for religious education, plus the Catholic United Financial will provide matching funds up to $1,000.+11:00 amSt. Mary’s ‘Willy’s Winter Wonderland’, New Ulm
−A Cantata for Christmas, Fairfax & Gibbon3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A Cantata for Christmas by Joseph M. Martin will be Sunday, December 8, 3pm at the United Methodist Church in Fairfax and 7pm at Augustana Lutheran Church in Gibbon.
Presented by The Southwest Area Parish Choir, directed by Patricia Ericson; accompanied by Maria Cuff. Refreshments following Cantata.+3:00 pmA Cantata for Christmas, Fairfax & Gibbon
−Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, New Ulm5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is returning to New Ulm. The train is scheduled to arrive around 5pm on Sunday, December 8.
The train will be parked on the tracks between Third North and First North Street.
People coming to see the holiday train are encouraged to bring a food or cash donation for the food shelf. Parking is available in the German Park lot, on the street and in the adjacent Mueller Park lot.+5:00 pmCanadian Pacific Holiday Train, New Ulm
−Drive-By Living Nativity, Arlington5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Drive-By Living Nativity will be Sunday, December 8, 5:30-7:30pm at the Sibley County Fairgrounds in Arlington.
Actors and live animals portray events leading to Christ’s birth in six different scenes. Cash of food shelf donation. Upon entering, tune radio to 104.9 FM.+5:30 pmDrive-By Living Nativity, Arlington
−SC MN Compassionate Friends, New Ulm6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The SC MN Chapter of Compassionate Friends will meet on Sunday, December 8, at 6:30pm for a social time over refreshments. At 7pm, our candles will be lighted and we will have a program.
They will have candles, but you may bring a special one of your own if you wish. They will meet at Redeemer Lutheran Church, LCMS, 700 South Broadway, New Ulm.+6:30 pmSC MN Compassionate Friends, New Ulm