Your weekend: Christmas in the Village returns this weekendSkate with Santa or enjoy an omelet breakfast Sunday in Farmington. Check out what else is going on this week.
Public gospel meeting
There will be public gospel meetings at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and 13 at Riverview Elementary School. For more information call 612-460-7725.
Pop-out books at the library
Fold, cut and transform a sheet of paper into a pop-out with the Minnesota Center for Book Arts from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 8 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. The session is for kids ages 5 to 8. Registration is required. For more information call 612-460-7725.
Ladies only pool tournament
There will be a women’s pool tournament Dec. 8 at Farmington Billiards. Sign-in starts at 11 and play starts at noon. For more information call Dan at 612-226-7665.
The Farmington Sons of the American Legion will hold the monthly omelet breakfast fundraiser from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Dec. 9, at Tailgater’s. The all-you-can-eat menu includes a build-your-own omelet, cheesy potatoes, toast, fruit and juice or coffee. Proceeds from the breakfast will go to SAL and its projects.
There will be a cookie walk fundraiser to benefit the Farmington Yellow Ribbon Network from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 9 at Rambling River Center. Bring two plates of cookies or holiday treats and $5 to participate. Cash donations support Yellow Ribbon Network military family programs. To donate cookies call Kara at 651-463-2148.
Skate with Santa
The city of Farmington’s Learn to Skate program will hold Skate with Santa event at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Schmitz-Maki Arena. Enjoy games, prizes and pictures with Santa. With a second food shelf donation participants are eligible to win an iPod Shuffle.
Christmas in the Village
Visitors can experience a turn-of-the-century holiday at the annual Christmas in the Village event at Dakota City Heritage Village. The event will take place from 1 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9. Trees will be lighted inside and outside the decorated buildings in the 1900-era village. Visitors can board horse drawn trolleys for a tour and listen to Christmas carols in the church. Children can visit with Santa. For more information call 651-460-8050 or visit dakotacity.org.
Farmington Lutheran Church will host Farmington High School’s New Dimension Choir at 6:45 p.m. Dec. 12. The choir will lead an assortment of Christmas carols during a Wednesday night worship service. For information call the church office at 651-463-4100.