December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Waiting Room
Holiday Bake Sale 2016 @ Waiting Room

Union Depot’s 4th Annual Holiday Bake Sale will host the top Twin Cities bakeries for a day of cookie, candy and holiday shopping on Saturday, December 10 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 (60+) and kids under 12 are free. VIP admission is $10 and includes a commemorative train themed cookie cutter gift set, free tote bag, and recipe cards from participating bakeries. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit Merrick Community Services Food Shelf. (All tickets are non-refundable.)

Event activities include: baking and cooking demonstrations by top local chefs as well as Stephanie March from Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, Alexis Thompson from myTalk 107.1 – Minneapolis/St. Paul, craft demonstrations by Staci from KS95 – St. Paul / Minneapolis’s afternoon show, musical performances, food and drink pairing workshops, and more! Refreshments will also be available for purchase.

Event Schedule:
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Holiday music by Eryn Tvete
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – St. George Greek Orthodox Church: Greek Christmas Table Specialties
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: Russian Tea Cakes
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Host Alexis Thompson from myTalk 107.1 – Minneapolis/St. Paul: Baking Demonstration
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Curly Girlz Candy: How to Make Chocolate & Peppermint Bark
1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Taste of Love Bakery: How to Make a Lattice Top Harvest Berry Pie
1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Groundswell: Creative Holiday Cookies with Kids

Lowertown Pop Preview Hour:
2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Hagen and Oats: Cutting, Staining and Distressing Wood Pieces
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – American Craftsmen: Bending Wood Pieces

3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Cookie Cart: Customized Holiday Cookie Designs
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Host Staci Mathews from KS95 – St. Paul / Minneapolis: Baking 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. – Stephanie March of Weekly Dish: Holiday Pairings

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): Nikkolette’s Macarons, Potter’s Pasties, Cravin’ Pie, T-Rex Cookie Company, LLC, Honey & Rye Bakehouse, North Mallow, St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Curly Girlz Candy, Bread Art, Groundswell Midway, Groveland Confections, Cookie Cart, Minnecookies, The Buttered Tin, Heavenly Treats, Taste of Love Bakery, Black Dog Cafe, Kerry’s Donut Bites, Something Sweet by Maddie Lu

Market Vendors: Double Take Salsa, Jamazing, Blue Heron Soap Company, Patti’s Granola, Wild Country Maple Products, Grandma’s Gourmets, Mademoiselle Miel, Panache, The Sassy Pecan, Triple Crown Organic BBQ Sauce

Lowertown Pop Makers (sneak peek): Moxie Malas, Serendipity Accessories, Gardenagerie, nest PURE, Desdamona Doolittle’s Trash to Treasure Leather, American Craftsmen, The VOICE Community, Hagen and Oats, Bodylish, StormSister Spatique

For a complete list of all of the holiday events taking place at Union Depot this year visit