IT’S NUMBER 6 THIS MORNING. WE’LL CHECK IN AT 1029 FM IN ABOUT 30 MINUTES, AND THERE’S A GREAT WAY TO GET IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT THIS WEEKEND. A CHRISTMAS MARKET THE CANADIAN PACIFIC HOLIDAY TRAIN, SANTA AND HIS REINDEER AND SO MUCH MORE. WE’RE LIVE WITH A PREVIEW. HI, YEAH, I GOT THE GREAT ASSIGNMENT THIS MORNING. THE BIG CANADIAN PACIFIC HOLIDAY TRAIN IS ROLLING INTO ST. PAUL TONIGHT. THIS IS THE SECOND TIME THAT IT WILL BE MAKING A STOP HERE, AND HERE TO TELL US MORE ABOUT IT THIS MORNING IS TINA VOLTBEAT. SO TELL US WHAT CAN PEOPLE EXPECT TO SEE ON THIS TRAIN. WELL THE CANADIAN PACIFIC HOLIDAY TRAIN IS ROLLING INTO UNION DEPOT FOR A SECOND YEAR IN A ROW AND IT IS SPECTACULAR. IT’S BEAUTIFUL, IT’S COVERED IN HOLIDAY LIGHTS. AND WHEN IT ROLLS IN WE GET A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY SOME CANADIAN COUNTRY SINGERS AS WELL. SO THERE’S EVEN MUSIC. IT’S REALLY A WHOLE EVENT BUT IN ADDITION TO THE TRAIN COMING IN I KNOW YOU WERE SAYING THIS IS REALLY AN EVENT FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES. THERE’S SOMETHING MORE EVERYONE. WE HAVE SO MUCH GOING ON HERE. WE’RE CALLING OURSELVES THE HUB FOR THE HOLIDAYS. WE’RE ALSO HOSTING THE MARKET AS WELL. THAT CHRISTMAS MARKET THAT’S WHERE WE ARE RIGHT NOW. WE’RE OBVIOUSLY OUTSIDE. YOU DON’T EVEN HAVE A COAT ON WHICH IS AMAZING. THERE ARE 12 DIFFERENT VENDORS. I KNOW WE WERE TALK BEING WE HAVE DOODLE TOWN TOYS. THE OWNER WAS SAYING HE’S BEEN MAKING THE TOYS FOR OVER 40 YEARS. WE ALSO HAVE SOME MAPLE SYRUP THIS MORNING, FROM 3 RIVERS AND I KNOW OUR CAMERAMAN HE’S BEEN TRYING OUT THE SYRUP. SO WHAT CAN — HOW CAN PEOPLE GET HERE TONIGHT? YEAH, WELL, WE REALLY ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR FREE RIDE PASS FROM METRO TRANSIT. AND THAT PASS STARTS AT 6 P.M. WE ALSO HAVE A LOT OF PARKING HERE AT UNION DEPOT BUT WE DO EXPECT PEOPLE TO ARRIVE EARLY. SO IF YOU’RE GOING TO COME DOWN MAKE SURE YOU PLAN SOME EXTRA TIME TO FIND PARKING AND TO — FOR TRAFFIC. IT’S REALLY JUST — IT SOUNDS LIKE AN AWESOME EVENT FOR FAMILIES ESPECIALLY THAT IT’S FREE. THE TRAIN DOES ROLL IN AT 6:45 TONIGHT AS YOU MENTIONED. SO YOU WANT TO ARRIVE EARLY. WE HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION INCLUDING SOME TRANSPORTATION INFO ON OUR WEBSITE. AND COMING UP IN OUR NEXT HOUR YOU GUYS WANT TO STICK AROUND. WE’RE GOING TO TAKE YOU INSIDE. I’LL TELL YOU MORE ABOUT A BAKE SALE THAT’S GOING ON TOMORROW. SO REALLY EVENTS GOING ON ALL WEEKEND. I HAVE TO ASK A FOLLOW-UP ABOUT THAT SYRUP. THAT WILL DEFINITELY GET YOU GOING IN THE MORNING WHAT TIME DID MIKE HAVE TO SAY ABOUT IT? MIKE, DO YOU LIKE THE SYRUP. ASKING IF YOU GET ONE PUT IT ON YOUR FREE AND SNAP A PICTURE AND SEND IT TO US. THIS WEEKEND DOWNTOWN WILL BE GLOWING WITH HOLIDAY SPIRIT. A SPECIAL TRAIN WITH COMPLETE WITH SANTA. WE HAVE A PREVIEW OF THIS WEEKEND’S HAD YOU BEEN FOR THE WHO HAD DAYS. YEAH, THERE IS A LOT OF STUFF GOING ON THIS WEEKEND IN DOWNTOWN ST. PAUL TO GET YOU IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT. WE MENTIONED EARLIER THAT THE HOLIDAY TRAIN WILL BE ROLLING INTO TOWN TONIGHT BUT NOW WE’RE BRINGING INSIDE THE UNION DEPOT TO TALK ABOUT A BIG BAKE SALE. SO HERE AGAIN WE’RE WITH TINA, THANKS SO MUCH. THERE’S OTHER EVENTS. WHAT CAN PEOPLE FIND AT THE BAKE SALE TOMORROW. TOMORROW WE’RE HOSTING OUR THIRD ANNUAL BAKE SALE. IT STARTS AT 10 A.M. AND GOES UNTIL 5. WE HAVE ALL OF THE BEST BAKERIES. SO FOLKS CAN COME AND DO ALL THEIR SHOPPING RIGHT HERE. YOU WERE TELLING ME YOU WERE GOING TO HAVE AROUND 40 VENDORS. 25 BAKERIES AND THEY’RE NOT JUST FROM THE TWIN CITIES RIGHT — OR FROM ST. PAUL. THAT’S CORRECT THEY’RE FROM ALL OVER THE TWIN CITIES. DO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT THE APRONS WE’RE WEARING. THESE FOR A GOOD CAUSE, RIGHT? THEY ARE, SO THIS EVENT DOES HAVE AN ADMISSION TO GET IN. BUT FOR TEN DOLLARS YOU GET OUR APRON AND 100 PERCENT OF PROCEEDS GO TO THE WAY FAIR AREA EMERGENCY FOOD SHELF. YOU’RE ALSO ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO BRING SOME CANNED GOODS WITH THEM. YOU CAN SEE YOU HAVE SALSA, WE’VE GOT CAKE, AND I THINK SOME JAMS AS WELL. COMING OVER HERE WE’VE GOT EVERYTHING TO HOMEMADE MARSHMELLOWS. YOU MIGHT RECOGNIZE SOME OF THE VENDORS WE’VE HAD THEM BOTH ON. S USA N, AS WELL AS ALICIA. YOU BOTH GOING TO BE DOING DEMOS THIS WEEKEND. WHAT DO YOU HAVE HERE FOR US THIS MORNING? I BROUGHT SOME OF OUR DELICIOUS HOLIDAY CHOCK LITS. WE HAVE A NICE COLLECTION OF WINTER FLAVORS. A BROUGHT A FEW SAMPLES FOR YOU TO TRY ONE. AND WE’RE ALSO NOW MAKING A BEAN TO BAR CHOCOLATE THAT’S SWEATED. ONE OTHER GOODIE ON THE PLATE IS HONEY HOT COULD HE COULD HE. YOU’RE DOING SOME BAKING OVER HERE. WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT THIS EVENT? I THINK IT’S SO MUCH FUN. IT’S THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT. EVERYONE IS IN SUCH A GOOD MOOD AND DELICIOUS THINGS ALL AROUND. I KNOW YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE A LOT OF YOUR STUFF HERE THIS WEEKEND. YOU’RE SO GOOD AT THIS. MINE DO NOT LOOK AT GOOD. IT IS $5 TO GET IN . YOU CAN PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE OR AT THE DOOR. WE HAVE ALL THAT INFORMATION UP ON OUR WEBSITE AS WELL AS THE OTHER EVENTS GOING ON THIS WEEKEND AT WCCO.COM/LINKS. YOU HAVE THE APRON ONTO — SO WHAT ARE YOU BAKING FOR US THIS MORNING. I’M GOING TO PRETEND THAT I BAKED THESE AND DO MORE THE