Thursday, November 29, 2018 @6-8pm
Held @ NYM City Hall Ballroom,
during NYM Christmas Tree Festival
Free to Attend & Open to ALL!


We know you’re busy.

So, we crafted a night to fit your schedule…

In a hurry?

Stop in, buy a RAFFLE ticket, and grab some quick & easy “SIMPLE GIFTS” for all the friends, family & caregivers in your life.

Time for a night out?

Stay & enjoy conversation, WINE TASTING, a chance to bid on unique SILENT AUCTION items, buy your dueling guitars TICKETS, renew your MEMBERSHIP, and more!

Either way, we’re here to help with your holiday shopping and provide a chance to connect with your neighbors…all while supporting creativity, arts, and culture in YOUR community!


The evening will include….
  • Small Gifts — Ready to give to teachers, care providers & more!
  • Raffle — Includes Handmade 2018 Minnesota Quilt! Tickets just $10. (See below for more info.)
  • Silent Auction — Gifts for friends, family, or YOU!
  • Creative Community Tree — Art ornaments & more, from $1-$50. Join our creative community!
  • Wine Tasting — Sponsored by Mills Liquors and Carlos Creek Winery!
  • Membership Drive — Renew your membership & WIN free Dueling Guitar Tickets!
  • Early Bird Ticket Sales — Buy SongBlast Dueling Guitar Tickets @ special early bird discount (ends Nov. 30th!)!


Complimentary snacks also provided. Event held at the NYM City Hall Ballroom during the week-long annual Christmas Tree Festival, so come enjoy all the community displays while you’re here too!

Announcing the 2018 Winter Fundraiser Raffle!

  • GRAND PRIZE: 2018 Minnesota Quilt, quilted and donated by Mellie Peach, finished by Donna Geiser. Featuring 2018 MN Shop Hop fabric.


  • 2ND PRIZE: Vintage Theater Seats, set of 3. Actual seats from the NYM Liberty Movie Theater!


  • 3RD PRIZE: iittala (Finnish glass) Ateenan Aamu blown glass art.



The Cultural Center is seeking donations of items for “small gifts” and/or anything for the silent auctions.
Join in the generosity of the season!

What do you remember about the Cultural Center this year? Did you attend a concert? Cast your vote at the Great American Think-Off? Soak up some sun, local art, and live music during the Fish House Festival in July? All proceeds from the Holiday Fundraiser will support the continued programming of the Cultural Center. These events are only possible through the gracious support of our members, sponsors, donors, and friends!

Please bring any donations to the Cultural Center on or before Monday, November 26 (we will be here between 9am-5pm on Monday to accept donations), or during regular business hours leading up to the event (Wed-Thurs 10-7, Fri 10-5, and Sat 10-3). Or, call the Center at (218) 385-3339 to arrange for pick up.

Thank you and Happy Holidays!