Thursday at #StribHQ

Taste all five of our winning cookies — while supplies last — starting at 11 a.m. today (Thursday) in the atrium of the Star Tribune Building (650 3rd Av. S., Mpls.). Enjoy holiday songs from the cast of “Camelot” at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, and we’ll be accepting nonperishable food items and cash donations to Second Harvest Heartland. Free.

Saturday at Mill City Museum

On Dec. 3 from 1 to 3 p.m., greet this year’s bakers and sample their winning recipes at this annual fun-filled event in the Baking Lab of the Mill City Museum (704 S. 2nd St., Mpls.). Admission is $6 to $12; millcitymuseum.org

Thanks

Our sincere gratitude to bakers at Art Institutes International Minnesota in Minneapolis for preparing the 17 semifinalist recipes that were scrutinized by our judging panel. Thanks to Amy Carter, Jessica Bartl, Gary Hjellming, Maureen Sneen, Laura Cook, Matt Deutsch, Amber Lord, Kate Owens, Jovan Pierce, Kenzie Ross, Matt Schmidt and Talia Villella.