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Get festive with Christmas on Main in Roberts

Mrs. Claus and Santa, along with the Trusty Elf, visit with the Nelson family of River Falls at a past Christmas on Main event. This year’s festivities will take place Saturday, Dec. 9 downtown Roberts. File photo

Submitted by Central St. Croix Area Chamber of Commerce

Everyone is invited to visit downtown Roberts 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 for the annual Christmas on Main. This will be the second year of the revamped event celebrating small town business in the heart of St. Croix County.

Participating businesses will offer holiday themed activities for the entire family along with refreshments. Activities from 1-4 p.m. include refreshments at Kelley Galleries, ornament decorating at Stitchin' Post, fiber project at Color Crossing, face painting and hot chocolate at Top Stitchery, a Christmas project at Bobtown Brewhouse, gingerbread house making with ReStore within Sidetrack Saloon, and cookie decorating at Carbone's Pizza.

Additional activities include ornament making at the Hazel Mackin Library from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., a delicious holiday buffet at Roberts Cafe from 4-7 p.m., the annual holiday gathering at Sidetrack Saloon from 4-8 p.m. and live music at BarnBoard Grill & Saloon from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Besides holiday activities, enter to win at $50 gift certificate at Kelley Galleries and enter to win a free quilt at Top Stitchery.

If you enjoy singing holiday songs, join a group of local community members caroling during the event. Meet at Sidetrack Saloon at 1:30 p.m. and again at 3:30 p.m. for some Christmas caroling along Main Street and inside businesses.

Find the Facebook Event on the Central St. Croix Area Chamber page to stay on top of all the businesses involved and activities they will provide.