Union Depot’s 3rd Annual Holiday Bake Sale will host the top Twin Cities bakeries for a day of cookie and candy shopping in the beautifully restored, historic Union Depot in downtown St. Paul.
The public will be able to get all of their cookie baking done by the top bakeries in the Twin Cities on Saturday, December 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Waiting Room at Union Depot. Admission is $5 for adults and includes a free tote bag, seniors and kids under 12 are free. A commemorative holiday apron will be sold for $10 and include one general admission, recipe cards from participating bakeries, one Bee Line Honey Bon Bon and a chance to win fun prizes. Proceeds from the event benefit White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf.
Event activities include: baking and cooking demonstrations by top local chefs as well as Elizabeth Ries from myTalk107.1 and Twin Cities Live, craft demonstrations by Staci from KS95’s afternoon show, musical performances, food and drink pairing workshops, and more! Refreshments will also be available for purchase.
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Holiday music by Eryn Tvete
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Mademoiselle Miel: How to Make Honey Sweetened Cranberry Sauce
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Holiday music by Eryn Tvete
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – The Buttered Tin: Decorating Sugar Cookies with Holiday Designs
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Host Elizabeth Ries from myTalk107.1 and Twin Cities Live: Baking Demonstration
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Curly Girlz Candy: How to Make Salted Nut Rolls
1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Groveland Confections: Holiday Baking with Chocolate Ganache & Chocolate Pudding
1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Groundswell Midway: Creative Holiday Cookies with Kids
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Holiday Music by Michael Hauser
3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Cookie Cart: Unique Holiday Cookie Designs
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Host Staci Matthews from KS95: Craft Demonstration
4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Nikkolette’s Macarons: Tips & Tricks for Making Macarons
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Taste of Love Bakery: How to Make the Best Cinnamon Rolls
12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Caroling by DeCantus Caroling near the registration table
BAKERIES (list will be updated as bakeries sign up!): Common Roots; Cookie Cart; Groundswell; Nikkolette’s Macarons; The Buttered Tin; Bee Line Honey; Curly Girlz Candy; Taste of Love Bakery; North Mallow; Honey & Rye; Comfort Candy; St. Croix Chocolate Co.; Barkley’s Bistro; Groveland Confections; BitterSweet GF Bakery; Bread Art; Cravin’ Pie; A Cup Cake Social; Potter’s Pasties; Netherlands-American Association of Minnesota; St. George Greek Orthodox Church; MinneCookies; Han’s Bakery.
New this year, attendees will get a sneak peek at Lowertown Pop (coming to Union Depot April 2016). Lowertown Pop is a Minnesota pop-up market featuring local artisans and craftspeople, brewers, bakers, distillers, street performers, artists, and musicians. This is a special chance to shop 10 featured Lowertown Pop makers at the Holiday Bake Sale.
Lowertown Pop Makers (sneak peek): StormSister Spatique; Union Depot Bee Line Honey; Duluth Preserving Company; Serendipity Accessories; From Your Mat; Sweet Jules Gifts; My Little Chickadee Creations; Bodylish; Eclectic Goat Business; Pot de Creme; American Craftsmen.
For a complete list of all of the holiday events taking place at Union Depot this year visit uniondepot.org/holiday.