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An enduring event at Westwood and within the community, the Westwood Holiday Fair occurs every November before Thanksgiving using the time and talents of members and friends to raise funds and support Westwood’s mission goals of outreach locally and worldwide. 

Preview: Friday, November 18, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. $5 donation.

Saturday, November 19, 9:00AM – 3:00PM

Sunday, November 20, 9:00AM – 1:00PM


The Country Store

The Country Store has been selling wonderful home-made specialties. These delicious foods donated by our members and friends of Westwood. 


We would love any of these special treats plus your own favorites.

  • Gluten-Free

  • Candies - peanut brittle, almond bark, toffee, caramels

  • Cookies, bars, cakes and pies, biscotti, cupcakes, doughnuts

  • Quick and yeast breads

  • Jams, jellies, honey, maple syrup

  • Canned items

  • Soup mixes

  • Packaged snacks

  • Scandinavian special treats - krumkake, spritz, rosettes, almond cakes, kringle

Please bring your food items to Westwood anytime on Friday, Nov. 18 and on Saturday, Nov. 19 before 8 AM.  Package your items ready to be priced and label any that include nuts.  

For further questions, contact Peggy Moller 952-657-5464

Westwood Made

We are looking for hand-made craft items, knitted goods, Christmas decorations, wood projects, cards, and unique creative items. Many come to Holiday Fair looking especially for these one of a kind items!

Would you like to contribute? Contact Deddie Waldof at 952-591-9446.

Silent Auction

Would be thrilled to have donations of vacation homes, special talents to fix, make, bake, music lessons, coaching for a child, repair something in your home, a dinner for 4 guest gift baskets, tickets... Be creative!

If you have any questions contact Claudia Kroeck at 952-938-0035.

BID on amazing experiences like these:

  • a five-course German meal at the Plymouth home of Brenda Knutson

  • Ann Duin will lend her beautiful voice, accompanied by acoustic guitar, to a folk sing-along at a special event or celebration, you chose when and where

  • a three-hour custom designed tattoo session with licensed professional tattoo artist Katie Kroeck of Jackalope Tattoo in south Minneapolis

  • a bowling party for up to 24 at Park Tavern in St. Louis Park

  • Four passes to a 2023 Stages Theater production in Hopkins

  • BID on offerings from Westwood’s talented folks:

  • beautiful hand-crafted jewelry from Pat Schmidt and Cheryl Langsjoen

  • original paintings by Karen Latterly and Charles Fehring

  • 12 rounds of homemade lefse from the Netland family kitchen

  • certificate for Megan Crosby and Katie Ross’ mobile cat nail clipping service

  • a  kransekake-making lesson in Nancy Cambronne’s Golden Valley kitchen

  • four homemade pies for your Thanksgiving feast, delivered Wed 11/23

  • Ann Marie Janke’s homemade lasagna dinner for 6-8 people, frozen

  • 2023 will be sweet with “Cookie of the Month” deliveries from Carole Wogen

  • lawnmower and snowblower tune-ups from Keith Bergquist

  • learn basic jam and jelly-making with Claudia Kroeck in Westwood’s kitchen

  • BID on gift cards and gift packages from local businesses

  • Hope Breakfast, Crossroad’s Deli, Wok in the Park, Famous Dave’s, HyVee, Trader Joe’s, Half Price Books, Youngstedts and more

  • a Vikings mini-helmet, autographed by #98, D. J. Wonnum

  • exceptional vintage items, including a remote control red Mini Cooper, a Department 56 North Pole Village collection, an antique child’s wicker rocking chair, two classic all wool Norwegian sweaters

  • Home décor, including stunning glassware from Finland, Sweden and Italy, a stained glass panel, stoneware, framed art prints and more

  • gift baskets for animal lovers, sports fans, foodies, birthday kids and more

Children's Shop

Look for small items children can buy as holiday gifts for their parents. This includes jewelry, knick-knacks, small vases, small toys, other little treasures that children might select for Mom, Dad or a sibling.  Toys at the 'Fish Pond' include Happy Meal Toys and similar small items.  Volunteers are also needed to help in the Children's Shop and with gift wrapping. 

Contact Carole Wogen for more info at 763-360-5761.

Timeless Treasures

Downsizing? Organizing? Please set aside a box or two for Timeless Treasures.  Turn the treasures you are not using into dollars to help others.  Items that sell best include Christmas décor, dishes and glassware, linens, books, toys, purses, jewelry, and quality kitchen items. 

Contact Gail Dahl if you have any questions at 952-546-5023.

Interested in Volunteering?

The Holiday Fair requires a lot of hands before and during the event. We'd love to have you join us.

For details, contact Westwood at 952-945-5623.


Holiday Fair is a charitable, non-profit, intergenerational event sponsored by Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park, MN. All funds raised are given in grants to organizations that help improve the lives of others. Grant applications can be downloaded below and are also available in the church office. Please read the guidelines and turn in your grant application to the main office. Deadline TBD. We give granting priority to non-profit organizations in which Westwood members/friends are significantly involved as volunteers or supporters. 

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