Parnow Christmas Tree sales continue, with help from UMC students, through Dec. 15.

    As part of an effort to utilize the Downtown Square and Pavilion as much as possible this holiday season – beyond Winter Wonderland, which takes place Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7 – Parnow Christmas Trees is moving some of its inventory from their property near the Crookston Municipal Airport to the square.

    Not only that, Santa Claus himself will appear at the Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Families are encouraged to come down and visit with him.

    There will be free apple cider, and Christmas tree delivery available.

    University of Minnesota Crookston students are assisting the Parnows with their sale. Hours of operation from Nov. 30 to Dec. 15 will be noon to 6 p.m. on weekends and 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Customers can select from New Hampshire Balsam Firs and White Pines, from 5 to 8 feet tall.