Willits throws Yule party Saturday in Basalt | AspenTimes.com

Willits throws Yule party Saturday in Basalt

Aspen Times staff reportAspen, CO Colorado

BASALT – The Willits Town Center in Basalt is celebrating Christmas with its Winter Market from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, then businesses in the neighborhood will fill out the evening with a Yule party.The Winter Market is a weekly gathering at an indoor space next to Kitchen Collage. Dozens of vendors will offer products such as fresh produce, meat, eggs, cheese, bread, soup, pasta, baked goods, wine, cider, hot chocolate, coffee, honey, jewelry, art, glass, apparel, leather and iron through Feb. 27.Yule Night will kick off at 4 p.m. with the chance to toast marshmallows and warm up around firepits. Santa Claus will take time out his schedule to visit kids from 4-5:30 p.m. at Montecito Loft & Home. Kitchen Collage is hosting a holiday cookie contest. Talented but non-professional bakers are urged to drop off a dozen of their cookies at the store between 4 and 5 p.m. Judging will be at 5:15 p.m. The winner will be named that night.