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  • Get in the holiday spirit as we kickoff the holiday season with community events and shopping at our many great local retailers!



  • MON NOV 27

    Cookies & Coffee at Altru Health

    2 - 4pm

    Free Blood Pressure & Glucose Checks


    TUE NOV 28

    Cookies & Coffee at Altru Health

    2 - 4pm

    Holiday Cooking & Holiday Eating


    Boho Boot Jewelry Sale

    5 - 8pm

    15% of all sales donated to United Way of Crookston

    Valley Technology Park

    510 County Road 71


    WED NOV 29

    Cookies & Coffee at Altru Health

    2 - 4pm

    “Ask Your Therapist”


    THUR NOV 30

    Hot Cider at Altru Health

    2 - 4pm

    New Year’s Resolutions & Smoking Cessation Live Demonstrations


    Free Movie at the Golden Link

    “A Family Man”



    FRI DEC 1

    Visit with Santa at Altru Health, Coloring Contest & Cookies & Hot Chocolate

    2 - 4pm


    Holiday at the Library

    Crookston Friends of the Library host 10th Annual Open House

    6:30 - 8pm

    Enjoy fellowship, holiday spirits and treats!



    Irishman’s Shanty

    25% off Breakfast or Lunch

    7:30am - 5pm


    Rejuv Salon and Spa & Simply Boutique (Women’s Clothing, 3x, Jewelry & Gifts)

    Cash in your 2017 Loyalty Points on your Purchase

    Paul Mitchell Tool Sale - 30% off all tools!

    Paul Mitchell Sale on all Travel & Stocking Stuffer Hair Products


    Synergy Nutrition Club Special Hours

    7am - 5pm

  • SAT DEC 2

    Grand Opening of Andy Hall’s Sweetlight Gallery


    119 N Main St


    Christmas Tree Cutting

    9am - 4pm

    Glacial Ridge turnoff between Mentor & Erskine. Find your tree and bring it home. Bring a hand saw to the free event.


    Grand Theatre’s Santa & A Movie



    Winterberry Craft & Vendor Bazaar

    10am - 4pm

    Featuring handmade gifts, goodies, and great vendors.

    Bede Ballroom in the Sargeant Student Center at UMC




    12 - 3pm

    Activities, crafts, and prizes for Crookston elementary students; festive photos with Santa Clause, Mrs. Clause and their elves free of charge. Cookie and hot chocolate will also be provided.


    70’s Party Fundraiser


    Captain Crooks


    SUN DEC 3

    UMC Community Band Concert


    Kiehle Auditorium at UMC

    Celtic music from Ireland & Scotland and several holiday musical selections. Free and open to the public; no parking permits required.


    70’s Party Fundraiser


    Captain Crooks


    MON DEC 4

    Christmas Concert in the Historic Hafslo Church

    7 - 8:30pm

    Polk County Historical Society’s 7th Annual Christmas Concert. University of Minnesota Crookston Concert Choir followed by reception in the Museum Auditorium with Christmas goodies and beverages. Free Admission with free will offering on behalf of UMC Choir.



    TUE DEC 5

    Holiday Cheer on Canvas


    Draft’s Sports Bar


    RiverView Health Auxiliary Cookie Walk



    SustainabiliTEA and ART




    THUR DEC 7

    Experienced Americans Annual Christmas Party

    Crookston Eagles Club

    $15 per person

    Call 281-3072 to register.


    SAT DEC 9

    Jingle Jazz Concert

    7:30 - 8:30pm

    Kiehle Auditorium at UMC

    UMC Jazz Band performing holiday jazz music featuring student and faculty soloists. Free & open to the public; no parking permits required.


    SUN DEC 10

    Holiday Progressive Dinner

    4 - 8pm

    A fundraiser benefit for the Care & Share of Crookston.

    Starts at Wesley United Methodist Church (4pm), followed by Trinity Lutheran Church (5:15pm), and finishing at First Presbyterian Church (6:30pm). Tai-Valley Bus is available to use. The purchase tickets, call Bobbie at 281 2644. $30 per person. The benefit also features a silent auction, wine raffle, and gift card tree.


    SAT DEC 16 & SUN DEC 17

    Community Stable Service

    UMC UToch Indoor Area, connected to the horse stable, north of UMC Campus. Free will offering.

    Saturday at 7:00pm

    Sunday at 2:00pm

    This beautiful nondenominational service is a creative reenactment of the Christmas Story. Community Choirs, Bell Choir, Music Ensembles, Artists, Actors and live animals.