Patti Braasch-Turi who is a member of the Owatonna Art Center Board of Directors was a guest on AM 1390's Talk of the Town. There are a number of events planned for December.

Sunday, December 4, at 4PM the OHS Carolers will be making an appearance at the Art Center. Admission is free.

Saturday, December 10, it's a tradition: Cocoa With Santa. From 10-11:30AM, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making an appearance at the Art Center. This is also a free event. Kids can chat with Santa, enjoy a story and listen to Mrs. Claus on the piano while enjoying a cup of cocoa. Parents can walk around and enjoy the Christmas decorations at the Art Center.

Later on Saturday, December 10, it'll be a Toast to Winter. There will be a musical program performed by former Mrs. Minnesota and Owatonna native Karen Stordahl Utecht. Tickets are now on sale at the Art Center and must be purchased by November 30. The price is $75. The evening begins at 5:15 with a social hour followed by dinner at 6:30PM prepared by Master Chef Tim Cochrane.