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Painting a Halloween Cat at Mallard's on the St. Croix

10-21-2017

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallard's on St. Croix, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm
2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist.  Not the creative type? No worries!  Zero  Art Experience Needed! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone! Wine,... [more+]
2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist.  Not the creative type? No worries!  Zero  Art Experience Needed! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone! Wine, cocktails, beer, soft drinks, appetizers and dinner available for purchase! We'll paint outside to the north of the restaurant, weather permitting.  Otherwise, we will paint inside, still with panoramic view of the river! [less-]
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Sweet and Savory Tarts

10-22-2017

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Oct 22 @ 11:00 am
Come and get tarty, with a range of options! Menu: Roasted Cauliflower, Bacon and Mascarpone Tart; Spinach and Artichoke Quiche; Salted Peanut Butter Chocolate Tart; Fresh Fruit Tart with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream.
Come and get tarty, with a range of options! Menu: Roasted Cauliflower, Bacon and Mascarpone Tart; Spinach and Artichoke Quiche; Salted Peanut Butter Chocolate Tart; Fresh Fruit Tart with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream. [less-]
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Making DIY Sweater Pumpkins

10-22-2017

Presented by Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Free... at Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Free..., Prescott
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm
Come to the visitor center for this free, seasonal event! We'll provide all the materials and instruction you'll need to make your own soft, decorative pumpkins out of recycled sweaters. These make fun, festive centerpieces, hostess gifts,... [more+]
Come to the visitor center for this free, seasonal event! We'll provide all the materials and instruction you'll need to make your own soft, decorative pumpkins out of recycled sweaters. These make fun, festive centerpieces, hostess gifts, doorstep decor, and more! [less-]
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Phipps Center Beginning/Intermediate Pottery on the Wheel for Teens and Adults

11-13-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm Mon, Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm Mon, Nov 06 @ 6:30 pm + 1 more dates and times

Mon, Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Beginning participants will learn basic techniques for throwing pots on the potter’s wheel. For the intermediate potter, this class offers an in-depth development of more advanced skills and techniques. All students will be supported by the... [more+]
Beginning participants will learn basic techniques for throwing pots on the potter’s wheel. For the intermediate potter, this class offers an in-depth development of more advanced skills and techniques. All students will be supported by the instructor in developing their skills. Having a mix of skill levels in class makes for a fun and diverse learning environment. Class size is limited to nine. For each class, students are asked to wear clothes that can get dirty and bring an old hand towel and a sketchbook-type journal. The class fee includes one 25 lb. bag of clay, glazes, and firing. Additional clay may be purchased from the instructor for $20 per bag, which includes glazes and firing. Teen and adult students enrolled in fall pottery classes have access to the pottery studio on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Fridays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and Sundays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. No instruction will be given during the open studio sessions. Eight Mondays Sept. 25 – Nov. 13 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Fee: $229 [less-]
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Painting Wicked Slippers at the Water Street Inn

10-23-2017

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Water Street Inn, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Water Street Inn on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions for creating a lively painting. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in this... [more+]
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Water Street Inn on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions for creating a lively painting. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in this beginner-friendly event. [less-]
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Phipps Center Clay Class for ages 7-12

10-24-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm
Students will learn the basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel and will build their skills and understanding of the sculptural possibilities of clay through pinching, coiling, and slab construction. Students will be given freedom to... [more+]
Students will learn the basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel and will build their skills and understanding of the sculptural possibilities of clay through pinching, coiling, and slab construction. Students will be given freedom to experiment with their new skills and will receive significant one-on-one attention. Class size is limited to nine. Six Tuesdays Sept. 19 – Oct. 24 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Fee: $129 [less-]
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Mind-Body Skills Group-Tools to Decrease Stress and Increase Self-Awareness

11-28-2017

Presented by St. Croix Mind-Body-Spirit at Ascension, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm Tue, Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm Tue, Nov 07 @ 6:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Tue, Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm Tue, Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm Tue, Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

Mind-Body-Skills Group-Tools to Decrease Stress and Increase Self-Awareness starting October 3- November 28, 2017, 6-8 pm at the library of Ascension Episcopal Church, Stillwater MN. What skills are taught? 
  • breathwork
  • relaxation/imagery
  • ...
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Mind-Body-Skills Group-Tools to Decrease Stress and Increase Self-Awareness starting October 3- November 28, 2017, 6-8 pm at the library of Ascension Episcopal Church, Stillwater MN. What skills are taught? 
  • breathwork
  • relaxation/imagery
  • autogenic training
  • healthy eating
  • self-awareness
  • movement
  • writing/drawing
  • emotions
  • family history
  • meditation
Who can benefit? Anyone interested in making changes in their lives, whether a desire is to decrease stress, increase coping, decrease pain, enhance immune function or manage anxiety or depression more effectively. Location: Ascension Episcopal church library 214 3rd St N Stillwater MN 55082 Facilitator: Julie Kilpatrick, nurse and faculty member with The Center for Mind-Body Medicine For more info or to register: St. Croix Mind-Body-Spirit or 651-285-4251 or julie@stcmbs.com   [less-]
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Painting Pumpkin Fun at the Freight House

10-24-2017

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at The Freight House, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Freight House on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions to create a festive Halloween painting. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in... [more+]
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Freight House on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions to create a festive Halloween painting. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in this beginner-friendly event. [less-]
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Cake Decorating 101

10-24-2017

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm
Menu: Yellow Cakes; Chocolate Devil's Food Cake; Lemon Crunch Cake; Italian Meringue Buttercream; Decorator's Icing; Royal Icing.
Menu: Yellow Cakes; Chocolate Devil's Food Cake; Lemon Crunch Cake; Italian Meringue Buttercream; Decorator's Icing; Royal Icing. [less-]
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Fused Glass 101

11-16-2017

Presented by Alchemy Arts Studio at Alchemy Arts Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Nov 02 @ 1:00 pm + 5 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 02 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Nov 09 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 09 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm - less dates and times

We'll help you get comfortable using a kiln and provide you with the in-depth technical knowledge you need to create on your own! In four weeks, we'll create four different project using unique techniques and a variety of materials.  
We'll help you get comfortable using a kiln and provide you with the in-depth technical knowledge you need to create on your own! In four weeks, we'll create four different project using unique techniques and a variety of materials.   [less-]
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Painting With Friends-Blue Flowers

10-26-2017

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 26 @ 1:30 pm
No painting experience is necessary. It’s all about having a good time! Fun and easy instruction. Just follow the step-by-step instruction and recreate the featured painting. Acrylic paint is used, so your piece will be dry to take home. Enjoy... [more+]
No painting experience is necessary. It’s all about having a good time! Fun and easy instruction. Just follow the step-by-step instruction and recreate the featured painting. Acrylic paint is used, so your piece will be dry to take home. Enjoy the relaxed, social environment. Be prepared to surprise yourself with an amazing piece of art. Cost: $40.00. All painting supplies are provided. You will need an apron or old shirt. [less-]
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TEEN Tinker Thursday

12-14-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm Thu, Nov 02 @ 4:00 pm Thu, Nov 09 @ 4:00 pm + 4 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm Thu, Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm Thu, Dec 07 @ 4:00 pm Thu, Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursdays through December 14, 2017 between 4:00 - 5:00 pm for TEEN Tinker Thursday. Create with us every Thursday in October, November (except Thanksgiving), and December (ends December 14) in our... [more+]
Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursdays through December 14, 2017 between 4:00 - 5:00 pm for TEEN Tinker Thursday. Create with us every Thursday in October, November (except Thanksgiving), and December (ends December 14) in our teen space! Each week we’ll have a new tinker-based experiment that focuses on STEAM learning. From video game design to light-up sewing projects, we provide the space, the stuff, and the guidance - you make it happen. Take your creations with you and drop-in for more each week. Stop by and see what's happening! Program is free and no registration needed. This program series is made possible through donations made to the Stillwater Public Library Foundation. [less-]
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Paint Trees at the Freight House

10-26-2017

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at The Freight House, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Freight House on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions to paint bright festive fall trees. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in this... [more+]
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Freight House on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions to paint bright festive fall trees. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in this beginner-friendly event. [less-]
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Write by the River

11-02-2017

Presented by Creating a Writing Life at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Nov 02 @ 7:00 pm

Your stories are your voice in the world. This class is for adults to write poetry, fiction or memoir.  Students enjoy weekly writing and reading assignments,  
encouragement, guidance and a supportive community of writers. Read...
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Your stories are your voice in the world. This class is for adults to write poetry, fiction or memoir.  Students enjoy weekly writing and reading assignments,  
encouragement, guidance and a supportive community of writers. Read your work to a friendly audience at Tin Bins in Stillwater!

The class instructor is Elissa Cottle, Master of Fine Arts in Writing. Stillwater resident, published poet, editor, business writer, and writing teacher for 12 years.

Receive writing prompts and reading ideas, helpful feedback and a supportive community of writers.

Have the opportunity to publish your work in the Valley Muses literary page of the Stillwater Gazette! For recent editions, see http://stillwatergazette.com/?s=valley+muses.

Read your work to a friendly audience, if you wish.

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Fused Glass Starter Class

10-28-2017

Presented by Alchemy Arts Studio at Alchemy Arts Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 9:00 am
 
  • Choose from several projects. Listed below and details on pictures.
  • Great space for visiting with friends/family while working on your project.
  • BYOB-food and drink and make it a date!
  • Access to optional premium glass sheets and...
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  • Choose from several projects. Listed below and details on pictures.
  • Great space for visiting with friends/family while working on your project.
  • BYOB-food and drink and make it a date!
  • Access to optional premium glass sheets and embellishments
  • Cutters Mate glass cutting system
  • Glass grinders
  • Glass hand tools
  • Project is fired at the studio.  Pick up in about 1 week.
  • This is NOT applicable for Groupon. See Tile Class for Groupon Deal.
  • Select picture to see descriptions
  • See class examples:
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Making Nature Prints with Elizabeth Carroll

10-28-2017

Presented by Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Free... at Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Free..., Prescott
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 10:00 am
Come on over to make nature prints with artist Elizabeth Carroll! Making nature prints using a gel medium is a fun, easy, and creative activity for all ages. Explore your creative side while capturing a piece of the season! Elizabeth Carroll... [more+]
Come on over to make nature prints with artist Elizabeth Carroll! Making nature prints using a gel medium is a fun, easy, and creative activity for all ages. Explore your creative side while capturing a piece of the season! Elizabeth Carroll received her BFA in painting from The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She studied painting, printmaking, and sculpture at the Norwich School of Art in Norwich England. Elizabeth earned her Art Education degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Elizabeth recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin River Falls with an M.A.Ed, Principal Licensure. Her travels in the U.S. and abroad continue to inspire her sense of place and the way she sees the ever-changing landscape. Elizabeth lives in Hastings with her yellow lab Tasha and enjoys gardening around her 1870’s Queen Anne home. She is a visual artist who teaches art in Hastings, MN. She is continually humbled by her students' creativity and how they express their visual voice. Elizabeth feels extremely fortunate to be an art teacher who knows the value of the creative process. Artists are the storytellers of time and place. [less-]
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Kids Cook: Halloween Baking

10-28-2017

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 10:00 am
From delicious ingredients to Halloween-themed decorating, this is a morning of all treats, with plenty of cooking tricks. Seats are for kids only, ages 8 to 12.
From delicious ingredients to Halloween-themed decorating, this is a morning of all treats, with plenty of cooking tricks. Seats are for kids only, ages 8 to 12. [less-]
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Painting Loon Lake at Mallard's on the St Croix

10-28-2017

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallards, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm
2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist.  Not the creative type? No worries!  Zero Art Experience Needed! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone! Wine,... [more+]
2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist.  Not the creative type? No worries!  Zero Art Experience Needed! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone! Wine, cocktails, beer, soft drinks, appetizers and dinner available for purchase! We'll paint outside to the north of the restaurant, weather permitting.  Otherwise, we'll paint inside, still with panoramic view of the river! [less-]
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Date Night: Essential Italian

10-28-2017

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm
No need to become one of the jet set for this experience: Head to Stillwater instead! In this hands-on class, Chef Marie leads you through a date night to remember, with Italian specialties that will leave you swooning.
No need to become one of the jet set for this experience: Head to Stillwater instead! In this hands-on class, Chef Marie leads you through a date night to remember, with Italian specialties that will leave you swooning. [less-]
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Kids Pumpkin & Pallet Painting Event

10-29-2017

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at The Lion's Tavern, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm
Join Sawdust Savvy and The Lion's Tavern for the Pumpkin & Pallet Painting event on The Lion's Tavern patio! Your little ones can craft the afternoon away with two available projects: 1) Pumpkin painting and 2) Pallet Painting (choose from three... [more+]
Join Sawdust Savvy and The Lion's Tavern for the Pumpkin & Pallet Painting event on The Lion's Tavern patio! Your little ones can craft the afternoon away with two available projects: 1) Pumpkin painting and 2) Pallet Painting (choose from three easy designs). Crafts are $5 each. This walk-in event will occur during Main Street's Trick-Or-Treating event. Warm drinks will be available for purchase, including hot cocoa and apple cider for the little ones, and hand-crafted cocktails, such as Irish Coffee, for the adults. [less-]
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Painting a Halloween Cat at Mallard's on the St. Croix

10-21-2017

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallard's on St. Croix, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm
2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist.  Not the creative type? No worries!  Zero  Art Experience Needed! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone! Wine,... [more+]
2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist.  Not the creative type? No worries!  Zero  Art Experience Needed! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone! Wine, cocktails, beer, soft drinks, appetizers and dinner available for purchase! We'll paint outside to the north of the restaurant, weather permitting.  Otherwise, we will paint inside, still with panoramic view of the river! [less-]
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Sweet and Savory Tarts

10-22-2017

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Oct 22 @ 11:00 am
Come and get tarty, with a range of options! Menu: Roasted Cauliflower, Bacon and Mascarpone Tart; Spinach and Artichoke Quiche; Salted Peanut Butter Chocolate Tart; Fresh Fruit Tart with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream.
Come and get tarty, with a range of options! Menu: Roasted Cauliflower, Bacon and Mascarpone Tart; Spinach and Artichoke Quiche; Salted Peanut Butter Chocolate Tart; Fresh Fruit Tart with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream. [less-]
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Making DIY Sweater Pumpkins

10-22-2017

Presented by Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Free... at Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Free..., Prescott
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm
Come to the visitor center for this free, seasonal event! We'll provide all the materials and instruction you'll need to make your own soft, decorative pumpkins out of recycled sweaters. These make fun, festive centerpieces, hostess gifts,... [more+]
Come to the visitor center for this free, seasonal event! We'll provide all the materials and instruction you'll need to make your own soft, decorative pumpkins out of recycled sweaters. These make fun, festive centerpieces, hostess gifts, doorstep decor, and more! [less-]
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Phipps Center Beginning/Intermediate Pottery on the Wheel for Teens and Adults

11-13-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm Mon, Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm Mon, Nov 06 @ 6:30 pm + 1 more dates and times

Mon, Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Beginning participants will learn basic techniques for throwing pots on the potter’s wheel. For the intermediate potter, this class offers an in-depth development of more advanced skills and techniques. All students will be supported by the... [more+]
Beginning participants will learn basic techniques for throwing pots on the potter’s wheel. For the intermediate potter, this class offers an in-depth development of more advanced skills and techniques. All students will be supported by the instructor in developing their skills. Having a mix of skill levels in class makes for a fun and diverse learning environment. Class size is limited to nine. For each class, students are asked to wear clothes that can get dirty and bring an old hand towel and a sketchbook-type journal. The class fee includes one 25 lb. bag of clay, glazes, and firing. Additional clay may be purchased from the instructor for $20 per bag, which includes glazes and firing. Teen and adult students enrolled in fall pottery classes have access to the pottery studio on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Fridays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and Sundays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. No instruction will be given during the open studio sessions. Eight Mondays Sept. 25 – Nov. 13 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Fee: $229 [less-]
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Painting Wicked Slippers at the Water Street Inn

10-23-2017

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Water Street Inn, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Water Street Inn on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions for creating a lively painting. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in this... [more+]
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Water Street Inn on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions for creating a lively painting. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in this beginner-friendly event. [less-]
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Phipps Center Clay Class for ages 7-12

10-24-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm
Students will learn the basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel and will build their skills and understanding of the sculptural possibilities of clay through pinching, coiling, and slab construction. Students will be given freedom to... [more+]
Students will learn the basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel and will build their skills and understanding of the sculptural possibilities of clay through pinching, coiling, and slab construction. Students will be given freedom to experiment with their new skills and will receive significant one-on-one attention. Class size is limited to nine. Six Tuesdays Sept. 19 – Oct. 24 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Fee: $129 [less-]
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Mind-Body Skills Group-Tools to Decrease Stress and Increase Self-Awareness

11-28-2017

Presented by St. Croix Mind-Body-Spirit at Ascension, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm Tue, Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm Tue, Nov 07 @ 6:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Tue, Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm Tue, Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm Tue, Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

Mind-Body-Skills Group-Tools to Decrease Stress and Increase Self-Awareness starting October 3- November 28, 2017, 6-8 pm at the library of Ascension Episcopal Church, Stillwater MN. What skills are taught? 
  • breathwork
  • relaxation/imagery
  • ...
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Mind-Body-Skills Group-Tools to Decrease Stress and Increase Self-Awareness starting October 3- November 28, 2017, 6-8 pm at the library of Ascension Episcopal Church, Stillwater MN. What skills are taught? 
  • breathwork
  • relaxation/imagery
  • autogenic training
  • healthy eating
  • self-awareness
  • movement
  • writing/drawing
  • emotions
  • family history
  • meditation
Who can benefit? Anyone interested in making changes in their lives, whether a desire is to decrease stress, increase coping, decrease pain, enhance immune function or manage anxiety or depression more effectively. Location: Ascension Episcopal church library 214 3rd St N Stillwater MN 55082 Facilitator: Julie Kilpatrick, nurse and faculty member with The Center for Mind-Body Medicine For more info or to register: St. Croix Mind-Body-Spirit or 651-285-4251 or julie@stcmbs.com   [less-]
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Painting Pumpkin Fun at the Freight House

10-24-2017

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at The Freight House, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Freight House on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions to create a festive Halloween painting. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in... [more+]
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Freight House on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions to create a festive Halloween painting. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in this beginner-friendly event. [less-]
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Cake Decorating 101

10-24-2017

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm
Menu: Yellow Cakes; Chocolate Devil's Food Cake; Lemon Crunch Cake; Italian Meringue Buttercream; Decorator's Icing; Royal Icing.
Menu: Yellow Cakes; Chocolate Devil's Food Cake; Lemon Crunch Cake; Italian Meringue Buttercream; Decorator's Icing; Royal Icing. [less-]
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Fused Glass 101

11-16-2017

Presented by Alchemy Arts Studio at Alchemy Arts Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Nov 02 @ 1:00 pm + 5 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 02 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Nov 09 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 09 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm - less dates and times

We'll help you get comfortable using a kiln and provide you with the in-depth technical knowledge you need to create on your own! In four weeks, we'll create four different project using unique techniques and a variety of materials.  
We'll help you get comfortable using a kiln and provide you with the in-depth technical knowledge you need to create on your own! In four weeks, we'll create four different project using unique techniques and a variety of materials.   [less-]
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Painting With Friends-Blue Flowers

10-26-2017

Presented by Sharon Weiser, Art Instructor at Sharon Weiser Art Studio/Gallery, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 26 @ 1:30 pm
No painting experience is necessary. It’s all about having a good time! Fun and easy instruction. Just follow the step-by-step instruction and recreate the featured painting. Acrylic paint is used, so your piece will be dry to take home. Enjoy... [more+]
No painting experience is necessary. It’s all about having a good time! Fun and easy instruction. Just follow the step-by-step instruction and recreate the featured painting. Acrylic paint is used, so your piece will be dry to take home. Enjoy the relaxed, social environment. Be prepared to surprise yourself with an amazing piece of art. Cost: $40.00. All painting supplies are provided. You will need an apron or old shirt. [less-]
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TEEN Tinker Thursday

12-14-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm Thu, Nov 02 @ 4:00 pm Thu, Nov 09 @ 4:00 pm + 4 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm Thu, Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm Thu, Dec 07 @ 4:00 pm Thu, Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursdays through December 14, 2017 between 4:00 - 5:00 pm for TEEN Tinker Thursday. Create with us every Thursday in October, November (except Thanksgiving), and December (ends December 14) in our... [more+]
Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursdays through December 14, 2017 between 4:00 - 5:00 pm for TEEN Tinker Thursday. Create with us every Thursday in October, November (except Thanksgiving), and December (ends December 14) in our teen space! Each week we’ll have a new tinker-based experiment that focuses on STEAM learning. From video game design to light-up sewing projects, we provide the space, the stuff, and the guidance - you make it happen. Take your creations with you and drop-in for more each week. Stop by and see what's happening! Program is free and no registration needed. This program series is made possible through donations made to the Stillwater Public Library Foundation. [less-]
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Paint Trees at the Freight House

10-26-2017

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at The Freight House, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Freight House on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions to paint bright festive fall trees. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in this... [more+]
Renew your heart and soul and bring your friends to paint at the Freight House on the beautiful St. Croix River! This workshop will give you step by step instructions to paint bright festive fall trees. Enjoy food, drinks and socializing in this beginner-friendly event. [less-]
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Write by the River

11-02-2017

Presented by Creating a Writing Life at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Nov 02 @ 7:00 pm

Your stories are your voice in the world. This class is for adults to write poetry, fiction or memoir.  Students enjoy weekly writing and reading assignments,  
encouragement, guidance and a supportive community of writers. Read...
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Your stories are your voice in the world. This class is for adults to write poetry, fiction or memoir.  Students enjoy weekly writing and reading assignments,  
encouragement, guidance and a supportive community of writers. Read your work to a friendly audience at Tin Bins in Stillwater!

The class instructor is Elissa Cottle, Master of Fine Arts in Writing. Stillwater resident, published poet, editor, business writer, and writing teacher for 12 years.

Receive writing prompts and reading ideas, helpful feedback and a supportive community of writers.

Have the opportunity to publish your work in the Valley Muses literary page of the Stillwater Gazette! For recent editions, see http://stillwatergazette.com/?s=valley+muses.

Read your work to a friendly audience, if you wish.

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Fused Glass Starter Class

10-28-2017

Presented by Alchemy Arts Studio at Alchemy Arts Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 9:00 am
 
  • Choose from several projects. Listed below and details on pictures.
  • Great space for visiting with friends/family while working on your project.
  • BYOB-food and drink and make it a date!
  • Access to optional premium glass sheets and...
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  • Choose from several projects. Listed below and details on pictures.
  • Great space for visiting with friends/family while working on your project.
  • BYOB-food and drink and make it a date!
  • Access to optional premium glass sheets and embellishments
  • Cutters Mate glass cutting system
  • Glass grinders
  • Glass hand tools
  • Project is fired at the studio.  Pick up in about 1 week.
  • This is NOT applicable for Groupon. See Tile Class for Groupon Deal.
  • Select picture to see descriptions
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Making Nature Prints with Elizabeth Carroll

10-28-2017

Presented by Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Free... at Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Free..., Prescott
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 10:00 am
Come on over to make nature prints with artist Elizabeth Carroll! Making nature prints using a gel medium is a fun, easy, and creative activity for all ages. Explore your creative side while capturing a piece of the season! Elizabeth Carroll... [more+]
Come on over to make nature prints with artist Elizabeth Carroll! Making nature prints using a gel medium is a fun, easy, and creative activity for all ages. Explore your creative side while capturing a piece of the season! Elizabeth Carroll received her BFA in painting from The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She studied painting, printmaking, and sculpture at the Norwich School of Art in Norwich England. Elizabeth earned her Art Education degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Elizabeth recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin River Falls with an M.A.Ed, Principal Licensure. Her travels in the U.S. and abroad continue to inspire her sense of place and the way she sees the ever-changing landscape. Elizabeth lives in Hastings with her yellow lab Tasha and enjoys gardening around her 1870’s Queen Anne home. She is a visual artist who teaches art in Hastings, MN. She is continually humbled by her students' creativity and how they express their visual voice. Elizabeth feels extremely fortunate to be an art teacher who knows the value of the creative process. Artists are the storytellers of time and place. [less-]
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Kids Cook: Halloween Baking

10-28-2017

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 10:00 am
From delicious ingredients to Halloween-themed decorating, this is a morning of all treats, with plenty of cooking tricks. Seats are for kids only, ages 8 to 12.
From delicious ingredients to Halloween-themed decorating, this is a morning of all treats, with plenty of cooking tricks. Seats are for kids only, ages 8 to 12. [less-]
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Painting Loon Lake at Mallard's on the St Croix

10-28-2017

Presented by PAINT·SIP·NOSH at Mallards, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm
2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist.  Not the creative type? No worries!  Zero Art Experience Needed! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone! Wine,... [more+]
2 Hour Open Painting Session led by Local Artist. Paint, canvas, and all materials needed to Indulge your Inner Artist.  Not the creative type? No worries!  Zero Art Experience Needed! Painting step-by-step is fun for everyone! Wine, cocktails, beer, soft drinks, appetizers and dinner available for purchase! We'll paint outside to the north of the restaurant, weather permitting.  Otherwise, we'll paint inside, still with panoramic view of the river! [less-]
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Date Night: Essential Italian

10-28-2017

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm
No need to become one of the jet set for this experience: Head to Stillwater instead! In this hands-on class, Chef Marie leads you through a date night to remember, with Italian specialties that will leave you swooning.
No need to become one of the jet set for this experience: Head to Stillwater instead! In this hands-on class, Chef Marie leads you through a date night to remember, with Italian specialties that will leave you swooning. [less-]
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Kids Pumpkin & Pallet Painting Event

10-29-2017

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at The Lion's Tavern, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm
Join Sawdust Savvy and The Lion's Tavern for the Pumpkin & Pallet Painting event on The Lion's Tavern patio! Your little ones can craft the afternoon away with two available projects: 1) Pumpkin painting and 2) Pallet Painting (choose from three... [more+]
Join Sawdust Savvy and The Lion's Tavern for the Pumpkin & Pallet Painting event on The Lion's Tavern patio! Your little ones can craft the afternoon away with two available projects: 1) Pumpkin painting and 2) Pallet Painting (choose from three easy designs). Crafts are $5 each. This walk-in event will occur during Main Street's Trick-Or-Treating event. Warm drinks will be available for purchase, including hot cocoa and apple cider for the little ones, and hand-crafted cocktails, such as Irish Coffee, for the adults. [less-]
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