Monthly Archives: December 2011

Weekend Starts with A Trashy LIttle Xmas

’tis the season…to be Trashy?  Well, heck yeah, if we’re talkin’ ’bout Minnesota’s favorite Honky Tonk band, Trailer Trash…especially if they’re playin’ in Northfield, down here where the oak savannah meets the hardwood forest, doin’ their ever-popular holiday show, with an opening set by Northfield’s own Bratlanders.  Would Ann North be shocked?  Nah, she’d be [...]

It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Winter Walk

Thursday, December 8th, it’s the 13th Annual Winter Walk in downtown Northfield, MN.  A project of the Retail Committee of the Chamber of Commerce, funded by the downtown businesses, and programmed by the whole community, Winter Walk is many Northfielders’ favorite event. This year offers a particularly full schedule of entertainment.  It includes performances by [...]

NDDC Board Visits Econofoods

The NDDC’s most recent business visit was with Econofoods, specifically Area Store Director Carl Nass.  Carl’s territory includes Red Wing, Farmington, and Cannon Falls, so he really brings a regional perspective to our community. Carl says we’re fortunate to have such a vibrant downtown.  With a relatively wide offering of products and services, there are [...]

This Weekend…Celebrate 100 Years of Great Music

St. Olaf College’s Christmas Festival is one of the oldest musical celebrations of Christmas in the United States.  Started in 1912 by St. Olaf Music Department founder F. Melius Christiansen, the Festival is celebrating 100 years of incredible music by student artists.  The shows are all sold out, but you can enjoy the tribute to [...]