ArtReach Events Calendar


"The Thirst for Giggle Water: Prohibition in the St Croix Valley" Exhibit

10-31-2016

Presented by Washington County Historic Courthouse at Washington County Historic Courthouse, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 9:00am Wed, Jul 27 @ 9:00am Thu, Jul 28 @ 9:00am + 17 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 29 @ 9:00am Sat, Jul 30 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 01 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 03 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 04 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 9:00am Sat, Aug 06 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 08 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 09 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 10 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:00am Sat, Aug 13 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 15 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 16 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 17 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Join the debate between the wets and drys, bootleggers and lawmen, and learn how the residents of the St. Croix Valley survived the great dry spell of America’s “Noble Experiment” at the exhibit “The Thirst for Giggle Water: Prohibition

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Join the debate between the wets and drys, bootleggers and lawmen, and learn how the residents of the St. Croix Valley survived the great dry spell of America’s “Noble Experiment” at the exhibit “The Thirst for Giggle Water: Prohibition in the St. Croix Valley” open Monday through Friday 8:30-4:00pm and Saturday 9:00-12:00pm at the Washington County Historic Courthouse.

The exhibit includes artifacts from the Prohibition area, such as an original moonshine still, 1920s era victrola, a speakeasy display, original 1920's flapper dress, Washington County jail registers, brewing equipment and local stories or making moonshine, evading federal agents and so much more! The first two novels of local author Phil Peterson's "Northern Moon" trilogy are also available for purchase.

Tours are FREE! Donations towards the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund are appreciated. Self-guided tours of the building, including the exhibit, courtroom and 1900s county jail are available from 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday and 9:00am-12:00pm on Saturday. Guided tours are available at 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm Monday-Friday and 10:45am on Saturday.

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The Galleries: June 24 - July 31

07-31-2016

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 9:00am Wed, Jul 27 @ 9:00am Thu, Jul 28 @ 9:00am + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 29 @ 9:00am Sat, Jul 30 @ 9:00am Sun, Jul 31 @ 4:00am - less dates and times

In The Galleries: June 24 - July 31, Reception: Friday, June 24, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Gallery One: E.W. Ross - "Ambiguity is embedded in my work. The paintings, drawings, and etchings are

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In The Galleries: June 24 - July 31, Reception: Friday, June 24, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Gallery One: E.W. Ross - "Ambiguity is embedded in my work. The paintings, drawings, and etchings are essentially naturalistic fictions that strive for underlying meaning an perhaps even truths within an esthetic whole. The work emerges through a multi-layered process that incorporates imagination, source materials, observation, persistence and even joy."

Galleries Two & Three: Stephen J. Gates, David W. Raven, Jeffrey S. Thornton - "For many of us, certain events may only come around once in a lifetime. Crossing Paths represents this - three artists who have known each other for over 35 years finally exhibiting together. They all met at the School of Associated Arts in St. Paul, MN where instructor David W. Raven and students Jeffrey S. Thornton, and Stephen J. Gates formed the bond they share today. Memories of their time there together have stayed with them, influencing and contributing to who they are today. They all have similar visions, yet interpret and differ in their outcomes. But one thing holds true in all three; art is in their souls."

Overlook Gallery: Jeff Lohaus - "I aim to make visual art that embodies my love of form with my experiences, memories and feelings about the world. Traveling through six continents, working as a jack of many trades, and pursuing formal studies ranging from philosophy to engineering to fine art has helped me develop a broad and eclectic perspective on the human experience."

Commons Gallery: Lunation - "The curiosity that sparked Lunation: 29 days of darkness and light is about the relationship of humans to the cosmos and specificaly what it means to be female and experience the rhythm of the lunar sycle. Artist Emily Hoisington invited 28 other artists to join her in creating a page for this book. Each artist made a print that reflects their interpretation of this theme."

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Natural Rhythm and Illumination Art Exhibit: Stained Glass by Steve King

07-31-2016

Presented by Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Freedom Park at Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Freedom Park, Prescott
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 9:00am Wed, Jul 27 @ 9:00am Thu, Jul 28 @ 9:00am + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 29 @ 9:00am Sat, Jul 30 @ 9:00am Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Steve King creates dynamic stained glass designs that illuminate our natural world in which he features fossils, agates, crystals, bones and shells. Mr. King’s oil pastel designs blend the chakra color palette with the rhythmic feel of a

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Steve King creates dynamic stained glass designs that illuminate our natural world in which he features fossils, agates, crystals, bones and shells. Mr. King’s oil pastel designs blend the chakra color palette with the rhythmic feel of a healing mandala. Prints and cards of the oil pastel works have been exhibited in the Hudson Hospital and various healing centers and galleries in the region.

This art exhibit is on display through July 31. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Mr. King's stained glass artwork helps support the programs and operations of the Great River Road Visitor and Learning Center at Freedom Park.

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Exploring Photography 3: Ages 8+

07-28-2016

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 9:00am Wed, Jul 27 @ 9:00am Thu, Jul 28 @ 9:00am

This class is for students who have completed Exploring Photography II and want to build on their photo skills, visual creativity, and camera function. Use new materials to create unique projects. The class on Tuesday will meet at Belwin

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This class is for students who have completed Exploring Photography II and want to build on their photo skills, visual creativity, and camera function. Use new materials to create unique projects. The class on Tuesday will meet at Belwin Conservancy in Afton for a photo shoot on the prairie with a rain date of Wednesday. Directions with be provided. The final class will conclude with and exhibition.

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KIDS ART CAMP - Ages 6-14 - One Week Session

07-29-2016

Presented by Artful Indulgence at Artful Indulgence, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 9:30am Wed, Jul 27 @ 9:30am Thu, Jul 28 @ 9:30am + 1 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 29 @ 9:30am - less dates and times

This is a one week art camp for kids ages 6-14.  Drop in rate per day is $35.  

Healthy snack and water included each day.

Each class will cover a lesson of a different art movement or style, classic art class on

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This is a one week art camp for kids ages 6-14.  Drop in rate per day is $35.  

Healthy snack and water included each day.

Each class will cover a lesson of a different art movement or style, classic art class on perspective, color mixing, shading for example and an art project related to that artist's style of art.  

Monday - Expressionism Art Movement, making art utensils, color theory and reproduce "Starry Night" painting

Tuesday - Landscape from Realism to Abstract, perspective.  Art Project is realism landscape painting

Wednesday - Impressionism Art Movement, Monochromatic scale, and shading.  Art Project is Plein Aire (painting of scenery outside.)

Thursday - Portraits of different time periods and styles.  Art Project is a self-portrait

Friday - Abstract Art Movement.  Different artists and what their art represents.  Art project is an abstract painting created in Jackson Pollack fashion (full art smocks needed this day)

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Kids Cook: Global Top Chef

07-27-2016

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill , Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 10:00am Wed, Jul 27 @ 10:00am

Send your kids around the world, without ever leaving the kitchen. In this three-day camp for children ages 8 and up, your kiddos will travel through multiple international cuisines, sampling and cooking along the way. From Italy's rich Alfredo

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Send your kids around the world, without ever leaving the kitchen. In this three-day camp for children ages 8 and up, your kiddos will travel through multiple international cuisines, sampling and cooking along the way. From Italy's rich Alfredo sauce to Vietnam's spring rolls, your junior chef will learn to whip up dinner for the whole family.

This class is a three-day series on July 25, 26, 27.

Seats are for kids only, ages 8-12. 

Day One: Italy - Caesar Salad; Homemade Pasta; Marinara Sauce; Pesto Sauce; Alfredo sauce; Lemon-Olive Oil Cakes.

Day Two: Latin - Flour Tortillas; Salsa Mexicana; Guacamole; Fried Tortilla Chips; Fajitas with Chimichurri Sauce; Mexican Chocolate Coffee Cake.

Day Three: Asia - Lettuce Wraps; Spring Rolls with Nuoc Cham; Stir-Fried Chicken and Vegetables; Cilantro Lime Rice; Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes.

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Duck, Duck, Duct Tape!: Ages 9+

07-28-2016

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 1:00pm Wed, Jul 27 @ 1:00pm Thu, Jul 28 @ 1:00pm

With a rainbow of duct tape and other useful and quirky objects, a bit of instruction, and lots of time, you will get to explore your imagination in this studio style class.

With a rainbow of duct tape and other useful and quirky objects, a bit of instruction, and lots of time, you will get to explore your imagination in this studio style class.

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Dream Weavers: Ages 7+

07-28-2016

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 1:00pm Wed, Jul 27 @ 1:00pm Thu, Jul 28 @ 1:00pm

Learn to create dreamcatchers. Using feathers, stones, stics, and twine, make your own dreamcatchers divine.

Learn to create dreamcatchers. Using feathers, stones, stics, and twine, make your own dreamcatchers divine.

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Public invited to Prohibition exhibit at Washington County Historic Courthouse

11-01-2016

Presented by Washington County Parks at Washington County Historic Courthouse, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 5:00pm Wed, Jul 27 @ 5:00pm Thu, Jul 28 @ 5:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 29 @ 5:00pm Mon, Aug 01 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 02 @ 5:00pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 5:00pm Thu, Aug 04 @ 5:00pm Fri, Aug 05 @ 5:00pm Mon, Aug 08 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 09 @ 5:00pm Wed, Aug 10 @ 5:00pm Thu, Aug 11 @ 5:00pm Fri, Aug 12 @ 5:00pm Mon, Aug 15 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 16 @ 5:00pm Wed, Aug 17 @ 5:00pm Thu, Aug 18 @ 5:00pm Fri, Aug 19 @ 5:00pm Mon, Aug 22 @ 5:00pm - less dates and times

Learn how the residents of the St. Croix Valley survived the great dry spell of America’s “Noble Experiment” at the exhibit “The Thirst for Giggle Water” at the Washington County Historic Courthouse. The exhibit will be on display

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Learn how the residents of the St. Croix Valley survived the great dry spell of America’s “Noble Experiment” at the exhibit “The Thirst for Giggle Water” at the Washington County Historic Courthouse. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The exhibit includes artifacts from the Prohibition era, a speakeasy display, an original 1920s flapper dress, a 1920s-era Victrola, Washington County jail registers, brewing equipment, and local stories of making moonshine and evading federal agents, and more. The courthouse is at 101 W. Pine St. in Stillwater at the intersection of North Third and Pine streets.  For more information, call 651-275-7075 or see www.co.washington.mn.us/hc.

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Summer Tuesdays - Outdoor Movies & Music

08-23-2016

Presented by Summer Tuesdays, Inc at Lowell Park - Downtown Stillwater Riverfront Gazebo, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 02 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 09 @ 5:00pm + 2 more dates and times

Tue, Aug 16 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 23 @ 5:00pm - less dates and times

Outdoor movies on the riverfront!

Summer event for the entire family. Enjoy market vendors, live music and a great family outdoor movie at dusk. Bring the family and a blanket/chairs. If raining, music moves into nearby Charlie’s Irish

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Outdoor movies on the riverfront!

Summer event for the entire family. Enjoy market vendors, live music and a great family outdoor movie at dusk. Bring the family and a blanket/chairs. If raining, music moves into nearby Charlie’s Irish Pub at Water Street Inn. Boaters are welcome to drop anchor and view the movie from the water as well.

Find movie and music schedule on our website: http://www.summertuesdays.com/

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"After Hours" - Pottery on the Wheel: Adult and Child Ages 7-12

07-28-2016

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 6:00pm Wed, Jul 27 @ 6:00pm Thu, Jul 28 @ 6:00pm

Learn basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel. Create cups and bowls, and finish them in a variety of fun ways. Bring home pottery you can use, fired with colorful food-safe glazes.

Learn basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel. Create cups and bowls, and finish them in a variety of fun ways. Bring home pottery you can use, fired with colorful food-safe glazes.

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Midsummer Dinner Dream

07-26-2016

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill , Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 6:00pm

Some enchanted evening! Enjoy an al fresco dinner with the freshest summer ingredients prepared Italian style. Join Chef Antonio as he shares the flavors, techniques and authenticity of Italian cuisine.

Menu: Caprese Salad with

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Some enchanted evening! Enjoy an al fresco dinner with the freshest summer ingredients prepared Italian style. Join Chef Antonio as he shares the flavors, techniques and authenticity of Italian cuisine.

Menu: Caprese Salad with Sardinian Music Paper Bread; Vermicelli alle Erbe (fresh pasta with fresh herb sauce); Salmone alla Menta (salmon with mint marinade); Insalata al Basilico (basil and spinach salad); Gelato alla Napoletana.

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2016 Fajita & Margarita Cruises

10-26-2016

Presented by Afton House Inn/Afton*Hudson Cruise Lines at Afton*Hudson Cruise Lines, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 6:15pm Wed, Jul 27 @ 6:15pm Tue, Aug 02 @ 6:15pm + 17 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 03 @ 6:15pm Tue, Aug 09 @ 6:15pm Wed, Aug 10 @ 6:15pm Tue, Aug 16 @ 6:15pm Wed, Aug 17 @ 6:15pm Tue, Aug 23 @ 6:15pm Wed, Aug 24 @ 6:15pm Tue, Aug 30 @ 6:15pm Wed, Aug 31 @ 6:15pm Tue, Sep 06 @ 6:15pm Wed, Sep 07 @ 6:15pm Tue, Sep 13 @ 6:15pm Wed, Sep 14 @ 6:15pm Tue, Sep 20 @ 6:15pm Wed, Sep 21 @ 6:15pm Tue, Sep 27 @ 6:15pm Wed, Sep 28 @ 6:15pm - less dates and times

Our 2016 season begins with two Cinco de Mayo cruises on May 5th and then weekly offerings through October.  

The scenic St. Croix River and surrounding valley is best when seen from the water aboard our Fajita and

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Our 2016 season begins with two Cinco de Mayo cruises on May 5th and then weekly offerings through October.  

The scenic St. Croix River and surrounding valley is best when seen from the water aboard our Fajita and Margarita Cruise.  Listen to festive background music while cruising the river.  Having been prepared by the chefs of the Afton House Inn, savor the Mexican feast of; flour and corn tortillas, chicken and pork carnitas layered with onions and peppers, black beans, Spanish rice, chips and salsa with all the toppings!  Treat yourself to two for one margaritas available at our full cash bar (Sorry, we do not accept credit cards or checks on board).  

 

*Please check our website for availability and departure locations.  

**Dates, menu, and pricing may be subject to change.

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Sunset Stand-Up Paddleboarding at Square Lake Park

08-23-2016

Presented by Washington County Parks at Square Lake Park, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 7:00pm Tue, Aug 02 @ 7:00pm Tue, Aug 09 @ 7:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Tue, Aug 16 @ 7:00pm Tue, Aug 23 @ 7:00pm Sun, Jan 03 @ 7:00pm Tue, Jan 10 @ 7:00pm Tue, Jan 17 @ 7:00pm Tue, Jan 24 @ 7:00pm Tue, Jan 31 @ 7:00pm Sun, Feb 07 @ 7:00pm Tue, Feb 14 @ 7:00pm Tue, Feb 21 @ 7:00pm Tue, Feb 28 @ 7:00pm Mon, Mar 07 @ 7:00pm Tue, Mar 14 @ 7:00pm Tue, Mar 21 @ 7:00pm Tue, Mar 28 @ 7:00pm Mon, Apr 04 @ 7:00pm Tue, Apr 11 @ 7:00pm - less dates and times

Sunset Stand-up Paddleboarding at Square Lake Park. All equipment is provided. Registration is required. Participants must be 14 years or older; minors must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must be able to swim.

Sunset Stand-up Paddleboarding at Square Lake Park. All equipment is provided. Registration is required. Participants must be 14 years or older; minors must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must be able to swim.

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Annual Members Show

08-20-2016

Presented by ArtReach St Croix at ArtReach St Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 27 @ 10:00am Thu, Jul 28 @ 10:00am Fri, Jul 29 @ 10:00am + 17 more dates and times

Sat, Jul 30 @ 12:00pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 04 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 10:00am Sat, Aug 06 @ 12:00pm Wed, Aug 10 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 10:00am Sat, Aug 13 @ 12:00pm Wed, Aug 17 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 18 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 19 @ 10:00am Sat, Aug 20 @ 12:00pm Mon, Jan 04 @ 10:00am Tue, Jan 05 @ 10:00am Wed, Jan 06 @ 10:00am Thu, Jan 07 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Experience the vast array of art and artists in the St. Croix Valley in one place. The Annual Members Show at ArtReach St. Croix provides an opportunity for member artists to exhibit one piece of original artwork during the six week long

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Experience the vast array of art and artists in the St. Croix Valley in one place. The Annual Members Show at ArtReach St. Croix provides an opportunity for member artists to exhibit one piece of original artwork during the six week long exhibition. From watercolors to pottery, mosiacs to jewelry - the styles, mediums and subject variety exemplifies the talent of our local artists.

Join us for the opening reception on Thursday, July 7 at 6-8pm when two artists will receive cash prizes: The River Moon Award awarded by the IkutaSchodde Family Foundation and the VAC Award sponsored by ArtReach's Visual Arts Committee.

Visitors to the gallery during the run of the exhibition also have a chance to vote for their favorite piece to receive the Audience Award. Voting will begin opening night and continue through August 19th with the award presented at the closing party on Saturday, August 20th at 2-4pm.

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Preschool Lab - STEM Storytime

08-03-2016

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 27 @ 10:30am Wed, Aug 03 @ 10:30am Mon, Jan 04 @ 10:30am + 17 more dates and times

Wed, Jan 11 @ 10:30am Wed, Jan 18 @ 10:30am Wed, Jan 25 @ 10:30am Mon, Feb 01 @ 10:30am Mon, Feb 08 @ 10:30am Wed, Feb 15 @ 10:30am Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:30am Tue, Mar 01 @ 10:30am Tue, Mar 08 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 15 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 22 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 29 @ 10:30am Tue, Apr 05 @ 10:30am Wed, Apr 12 @ 10:30am Wed, Apr 19 @ 10:30am Wed, Apr 26 @ 10:30am Tue, May 03 @ 10:30am - less dates and times

Join us each Wednesday this summer, June 8-August 3, for special science themed storytimes followed by "lab" time where young scientists will explore a different theme each week.

To learn the theme for the week, call 651-275-4338 ext.

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Join us each Wednesday this summer, June 8-August 3, for special science themed storytimes followed by "lab" time where young scientists will explore a different theme each week.

To learn the theme for the week, call 651-275-4338 ext. 111, stop by the Information Desk or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org.

 

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Learn to Knit - A Two Day Workshop

08-17-2016

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 27 @ 10:30am Wed, Aug 03 @ 10:30am Wed, Aug 10 @ 10:30am + 17 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 17 @ 10:30am Mon, Jan 04 @ 10:30am Wed, Jan 11 @ 10:30am Wed, Jan 18 @ 10:30am Wed, Jan 25 @ 10:30am Mon, Feb 01 @ 10:30am Mon, Feb 08 @ 10:30am Wed, Feb 15 @ 10:30am Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:30am Tue, Mar 01 @ 10:30am Tue, Mar 08 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 15 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 22 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 29 @ 10:30am Tue, Apr 05 @ 10:30am Wed, Apr 12 @ 10:30am Wed, Apr 19 @ 10:30am - less dates and times

Learn to knit a beginner's project with an instructor from Darn It Anyway! Needles and yarn are provided. Learn to knit in a relaxed setting at the library. Bring a friend! This project takes two days so only sign up for the June session if

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Learn to knit a beginner's project with an instructor from Darn It Anyway! Needles and yarn are provided. Learn to knit in a relaxed setting at the library. Bring a friend! This project takes two days so only sign up for the June session if you can come on June 15 AND June 22.  Or, you can sign up for the August session if you can come on August 10 AND August 17.

For youth ages 10-15

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Crafternoons at Stillwater Public Library

08-03-2016

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 27 @ 1:00pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 1:00pm Mon, Jan 04 @ 1:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Wed, Jan 11 @ 1:00pm Wed, Jan 18 @ 1:00pm Wed, Jan 25 @ 1:00pm Mon, Feb 01 @ 1:00pm Mon, Feb 08 @ 1:00pm Wed, Feb 15 @ 1:00pm Wed, Feb 22 @ 1:00pm Tue, Mar 01 @ 1:00pm Tue, Mar 08 @ 1:00pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 1:00pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 1:00pm Wed, Mar 29 @ 1:00pm Tue, Apr 05 @ 1:00pm Wed, Apr 12 @ 1:00pm Wed, Apr 19 @ 1:00pm Wed, Apr 26 @ 1:00pm Tue, May 03 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

Join us each Wednesday this summer, June 8 - August 3, for crafternoons at the Stillwater Public Library.  The craft session will begin at 1:00 and will repeat again at 1:30.  Projects are geared toward ages 6-10 years.

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Join us each Wednesday this summer, June 8 - August 3, for crafternoons at the Stillwater Public Library.  The craft session will begin at 1:00 and will repeat again at 1:30.  Projects are geared toward ages 6-10 years.  Check out our list of weekly crafternoon projects!

June 8: Treasure Holders - Make a trinket holder from re-purposed ceramic plates and plastic safari animals that we will decorate using gold gilt. 

June 15: Robots! - Create a 2D robot and background using foil and other materials. There will be a variety of other robot themed craftiness to do or take home.

June 22: Creature Corner Bookmarks - Duck tape has gained popularity as a craft supply over the last ten years or so. Now available in an array of colors and funky patterns, the tape is used to make many things including prom dresses! Come try selected projects with Duck Tape donated by ShurTech Brands.

June 29: Paper Roll Fairy House or Castle - Use a variety of decorative papers, foils, and embellishments to create a whimsical little fairy house or small castle. 

July 6: Rock Creatures - Start with a plain rock and add eyes, hair, and more using a variety of supplies. Make it silly, scary, or maybe cute, it's up to you.

July 13 - Decorative Painted Tiles - It's hard to believe that these beautiful works of art are made on inexpensive ceramic tiles available at just about any home improvement store. Using alcohol inks and alcohol resist techniques, these stunning watercolor inspired tiles are pretty amazing. It's near impossible to make one that isn't a tiny museum ready piece. Trust us, you'll be making these a lot.

July 20 - Envelopes and Mini Books - Join us for a paper-crafternoon. We'll have plenty of paper crafting ideas and materials for you to get creative with. We'll have instructions on how to make your own, simple books, as well as templates to make envelopes from scratch. 

July 27: T-Shirt Creations - When is a t-shirt not a t-shirt? When it's a reusable market bag or a traditional yarn called trapillo. We've collected a lot of t-shirts, but we need you to dazzle us with your ideas. Come for a t-shirt, leave with a...(TBD!) 

August 3: Button Bouquet - Everyone loves a bouquet, and one that lasts forever is twice as nice. Come make button bouquets with us for some year-round cheer.


Thank you to the Friends of the Stillwater Public Library and private donations for the supplies.

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding at Point Douglas Park

08-24-2016

Presented by Washington County Parks at Point Douglas Park, Hastings
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 27 @ 6:00pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 6:00pm Wed, Aug 10 @ 6:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 17 @ 6:00pm Wed, Aug 24 @ 6:00pm Mon, Jan 04 @ 6:00pm Wed, Jan 11 @ 6:00pm Wed, Jan 18 @ 6:00pm Wed, Jan 25 @ 6:00pm Mon, Feb 01 @ 6:00pm Mon, Feb 08 @ 6:00pm Wed, Feb 15 @ 6:00pm Wed, Feb 22 @ 6:00pm Tue, Mar 01 @ 6:00pm Tue, Mar 08 @ 6:00pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 6:00pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 6:00pm Wed, Mar 29 @ 6:00pm Tue, Apr 05 @ 6:00pm Wed, Apr 12 @ 6:00pm - less dates and times

Standup Paddleboarding at Point Douglas Park. All equipment is provided. Class size is limited; participants must be at least 14 years old, and all must be able to swim. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Standup Paddleboarding at Point Douglas Park. All equipment is provided. Class size is limited; participants must be at least 14 years old, and all must be able to swim. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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"The Thirst for Giggle Water: Prohibition in the St Croix Valley" Exhibit

10-31-2016

Presented by Washington County Historic Courthouse at Washington County Historic Courthouse, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 9:00am Wed, Jul 27 @ 9:00am Thu, Jul 28 @ 9:00am + 17 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 29 @ 9:00am Sat, Jul 30 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 01 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 03 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 04 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 9:00am Sat, Aug 06 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 08 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 09 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 10 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:00am Sat, Aug 13 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 15 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 16 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 17 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Join the debate between the wets and drys, bootleggers and lawmen, and learn how the residents of the St. Croix Valley survived the great dry spell of America’s “Noble Experiment” at the exhibit “The Thirst for Giggle Water: Prohibition

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Join the debate between the wets and drys, bootleggers and lawmen, and learn how the residents of the St. Croix Valley survived the great dry spell of America’s “Noble Experiment” at the exhibit “The Thirst for Giggle Water: Prohibition in the St. Croix Valley” open Monday through Friday 8:30-4:00pm and Saturday 9:00-12:00pm at the Washington County Historic Courthouse.

The exhibit includes artifacts from the Prohibition area, such as an original moonshine still, 1920s era victrola, a speakeasy display, original 1920's flapper dress, Washington County jail registers, brewing equipment and local stories or making moonshine, evading federal agents and so much more! The first two novels of local author Phil Peterson's "Northern Moon" trilogy are also available for purchase.

Tours are FREE! Donations towards the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund are appreciated. Self-guided tours of the building, including the exhibit, courtroom and 1900s county jail are available from 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday and 9:00am-12:00pm on Saturday. Guided tours are available at 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm Monday-Friday and 10:45am on Saturday.

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The Galleries: June 24 - July 31

07-31-2016

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 9:00am Wed, Jul 27 @ 9:00am Thu, Jul 28 @ 9:00am + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 29 @ 9:00am Sat, Jul 30 @ 9:00am Sun, Jul 31 @ 4:00am - less dates and times

In The Galleries: June 24 - July 31, Reception: Friday, June 24, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Gallery One: E.W. Ross - "Ambiguity is embedded in my work. The paintings, drawings, and etchings are

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In The Galleries: June 24 - July 31, Reception: Friday, June 24, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Gallery One: E.W. Ross - "Ambiguity is embedded in my work. The paintings, drawings, and etchings are essentially naturalistic fictions that strive for underlying meaning an perhaps even truths within an esthetic whole. The work emerges through a multi-layered process that incorporates imagination, source materials, observation, persistence and even joy."

Galleries Two & Three: Stephen J. Gates, David W. Raven, Jeffrey S. Thornton - "For many of us, certain events may only come around once in a lifetime. Crossing Paths represents this - three artists who have known each other for over 35 years finally exhibiting together. They all met at the School of Associated Arts in St. Paul, MN where instructor David W. Raven and students Jeffrey S. Thornton, and Stephen J. Gates formed the bond they share today. Memories of their time there together have stayed with them, influencing and contributing to who they are today. They all have similar visions, yet interpret and differ in their outcomes. But one thing holds true in all three; art is in their souls."

Overlook Gallery: Jeff Lohaus - "I aim to make visual art that embodies my love of form with my experiences, memories and feelings about the world. Traveling through six continents, working as a jack of many trades, and pursuing formal studies ranging from philosophy to engineering to fine art has helped me develop a broad and eclectic perspective on the human experience."

Commons Gallery: Lunation - "The curiosity that sparked Lunation: 29 days of darkness and light is about the relationship of humans to the cosmos and specificaly what it means to be female and experience the rhythm of the lunar sycle. Artist Emily Hoisington invited 28 other artists to join her in creating a page for this book. Each artist made a print that reflects their interpretation of this theme."

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Natural Rhythm and Illumination Art Exhibit: Stained Glass by Steve King

07-31-2016

Presented by Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Freedom Park at Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Freedom Park, Prescott
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 9:00am Wed, Jul 27 @ 9:00am Thu, Jul 28 @ 9:00am + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 29 @ 9:00am Sat, Jul 30 @ 9:00am Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Steve King creates dynamic stained glass designs that illuminate our natural world in which he features fossils, agates, crystals, bones and shells. Mr. King’s oil pastel designs blend the chakra color palette with the rhythmic feel of a

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Steve King creates dynamic stained glass designs that illuminate our natural world in which he features fossils, agates, crystals, bones and shells. Mr. King’s oil pastel designs blend the chakra color palette with the rhythmic feel of a healing mandala. Prints and cards of the oil pastel works have been exhibited in the Hudson Hospital and various healing centers and galleries in the region.

This art exhibit is on display through July 31. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Mr. King's stained glass artwork helps support the programs and operations of the Great River Road Visitor and Learning Center at Freedom Park.

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Exploring Photography 3: Ages 8+

07-28-2016

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 9:00am Wed, Jul 27 @ 9:00am Thu, Jul 28 @ 9:00am

This class is for students who have completed Exploring Photography II and want to build on their photo skills, visual creativity, and camera function. Use new materials to create unique projects. The class on Tuesday will meet at Belwin

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This class is for students who have completed Exploring Photography II and want to build on their photo skills, visual creativity, and camera function. Use new materials to create unique projects. The class on Tuesday will meet at Belwin Conservancy in Afton for a photo shoot on the prairie with a rain date of Wednesday. Directions with be provided. The final class will conclude with and exhibition.

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KIDS ART CAMP - Ages 6-14 - One Week Session

07-29-2016

Presented by Artful Indulgence at Artful Indulgence, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 9:30am Wed, Jul 27 @ 9:30am Thu, Jul 28 @ 9:30am + 1 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 29 @ 9:30am - less dates and times

This is a one week art camp for kids ages 6-14.  Drop in rate per day is $35.  

Healthy snack and water included each day.

Each class will cover a lesson of a different art movement or style, classic art class on

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This is a one week art camp for kids ages 6-14.  Drop in rate per day is $35.  

Healthy snack and water included each day.

Each class will cover a lesson of a different art movement or style, classic art class on perspective, color mixing, shading for example and an art project related to that artist's style of art.  

Monday - Expressionism Art Movement, making art utensils, color theory and reproduce "Starry Night" painting

Tuesday - Landscape from Realism to Abstract, perspective.  Art Project is realism landscape painting

Wednesday - Impressionism Art Movement, Monochromatic scale, and shading.  Art Project is Plein Aire (painting of scenery outside.)

Thursday - Portraits of different time periods and styles.  Art Project is a self-portrait

Friday - Abstract Art Movement.  Different artists and what their art represents.  Art project is an abstract painting created in Jackson Pollack fashion (full art smocks needed this day)

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Kids Cook: Global Top Chef

07-27-2016

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill , Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 10:00am Wed, Jul 27 @ 10:00am

Send your kids around the world, without ever leaving the kitchen. In this three-day camp for children ages 8 and up, your kiddos will travel through multiple international cuisines, sampling and cooking along the way. From Italy's rich Alfredo

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Send your kids around the world, without ever leaving the kitchen. In this three-day camp for children ages 8 and up, your kiddos will travel through multiple international cuisines, sampling and cooking along the way. From Italy's rich Alfredo sauce to Vietnam's spring rolls, your junior chef will learn to whip up dinner for the whole family.

This class is a three-day series on July 25, 26, 27.

Seats are for kids only, ages 8-12. 

Day One: Italy - Caesar Salad; Homemade Pasta; Marinara Sauce; Pesto Sauce; Alfredo sauce; Lemon-Olive Oil Cakes.

Day Two: Latin - Flour Tortillas; Salsa Mexicana; Guacamole; Fried Tortilla Chips; Fajitas with Chimichurri Sauce; Mexican Chocolate Coffee Cake.

Day Three: Asia - Lettuce Wraps; Spring Rolls with Nuoc Cham; Stir-Fried Chicken and Vegetables; Cilantro Lime Rice; Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes.

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Duck, Duck, Duct Tape!: Ages 9+

07-28-2016

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 1:00pm Wed, Jul 27 @ 1:00pm Thu, Jul 28 @ 1:00pm

With a rainbow of duct tape and other useful and quirky objects, a bit of instruction, and lots of time, you will get to explore your imagination in this studio style class.

With a rainbow of duct tape and other useful and quirky objects, a bit of instruction, and lots of time, you will get to explore your imagination in this studio style class.

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Dream Weavers: Ages 7+

07-28-2016

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 1:00pm Wed, Jul 27 @ 1:00pm Thu, Jul 28 @ 1:00pm

Learn to create dreamcatchers. Using feathers, stones, stics, and twine, make your own dreamcatchers divine.

Learn to create dreamcatchers. Using feathers, stones, stics, and twine, make your own dreamcatchers divine.

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Public invited to Prohibition exhibit at Washington County Historic Courthouse

11-01-2016

Presented by Washington County Parks at Washington County Historic Courthouse, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 5:00pm Wed, Jul 27 @ 5:00pm Thu, Jul 28 @ 5:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 29 @ 5:00pm Mon, Aug 01 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 02 @ 5:00pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 5:00pm Thu, Aug 04 @ 5:00pm Fri, Aug 05 @ 5:00pm Mon, Aug 08 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 09 @ 5:00pm Wed, Aug 10 @ 5:00pm Thu, Aug 11 @ 5:00pm Fri, Aug 12 @ 5:00pm Mon, Aug 15 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 16 @ 5:00pm Wed, Aug 17 @ 5:00pm Thu, Aug 18 @ 5:00pm Fri, Aug 19 @ 5:00pm Mon, Aug 22 @ 5:00pm - less dates and times

Learn how the residents of the St. Croix Valley survived the great dry spell of America’s “Noble Experiment” at the exhibit “The Thirst for Giggle Water” at the Washington County Historic Courthouse. The exhibit will be on display

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Learn how the residents of the St. Croix Valley survived the great dry spell of America’s “Noble Experiment” at the exhibit “The Thirst for Giggle Water” at the Washington County Historic Courthouse. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The exhibit includes artifacts from the Prohibition era, a speakeasy display, an original 1920s flapper dress, a 1920s-era Victrola, Washington County jail registers, brewing equipment, and local stories of making moonshine and evading federal agents, and more. The courthouse is at 101 W. Pine St. in Stillwater at the intersection of North Third and Pine streets.  For more information, call 651-275-7075 or see www.co.washington.mn.us/hc.

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Summer Tuesdays - Outdoor Movies & Music

08-23-2016

Presented by Summer Tuesdays, Inc at Lowell Park - Downtown Stillwater Riverfront Gazebo, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 02 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 09 @ 5:00pm + 2 more dates and times

Tue, Aug 16 @ 5:00pm Tue, Aug 23 @ 5:00pm - less dates and times

Outdoor movies on the riverfront!

Summer event for the entire family. Enjoy market vendors, live music and a great family outdoor movie at dusk. Bring the family and a blanket/chairs. If raining, music moves into nearby Charlie’s Irish

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Outdoor movies on the riverfront!

Summer event for the entire family. Enjoy market vendors, live music and a great family outdoor movie at dusk. Bring the family and a blanket/chairs. If raining, music moves into nearby Charlie’s Irish Pub at Water Street Inn. Boaters are welcome to drop anchor and view the movie from the water as well.

Find movie and music schedule on our website: http://www.summertuesdays.com/

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"After Hours" - Pottery on the Wheel: Adult and Child Ages 7-12

07-28-2016

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 6:00pm Wed, Jul 27 @ 6:00pm Thu, Jul 28 @ 6:00pm

Learn basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel. Create cups and bowls, and finish them in a variety of fun ways. Bring home pottery you can use, fired with colorful food-safe glazes.

Learn basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel. Create cups and bowls, and finish them in a variety of fun ways. Bring home pottery you can use, fired with colorful food-safe glazes.

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Midsummer Dinner Dream

07-26-2016

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill , Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 6:00pm

Some enchanted evening! Enjoy an al fresco dinner with the freshest summer ingredients prepared Italian style. Join Chef Antonio as he shares the flavors, techniques and authenticity of Italian cuisine.

Menu: Caprese Salad with

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Some enchanted evening! Enjoy an al fresco dinner with the freshest summer ingredients prepared Italian style. Join Chef Antonio as he shares the flavors, techniques and authenticity of Italian cuisine.

Menu: Caprese Salad with Sardinian Music Paper Bread; Vermicelli alle Erbe (fresh pasta with fresh herb sauce); Salmone alla Menta (salmon with mint marinade); Insalata al Basilico (basil and spinach salad); Gelato alla Napoletana.

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2016 Fajita & Margarita Cruises

10-26-2016

Presented by Afton House Inn/Afton*Hudson Cruise Lines at Afton*Hudson Cruise Lines, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 6:15pm Wed, Jul 27 @ 6:15pm Tue, Aug 02 @ 6:15pm + 17 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 03 @ 6:15pm Tue, Aug 09 @ 6:15pm Wed, Aug 10 @ 6:15pm Tue, Aug 16 @ 6:15pm Wed, Aug 17 @ 6:15pm Tue, Aug 23 @ 6:15pm Wed, Aug 24 @ 6:15pm Tue, Aug 30 @ 6:15pm Wed, Aug 31 @ 6:15pm Tue, Sep 06 @ 6:15pm Wed, Sep 07 @ 6:15pm Tue, Sep 13 @ 6:15pm Wed, Sep 14 @ 6:15pm Tue, Sep 20 @ 6:15pm Wed, Sep 21 @ 6:15pm Tue, Sep 27 @ 6:15pm Wed, Sep 28 @ 6:15pm - less dates and times

Our 2016 season begins with two Cinco de Mayo cruises on May 5th and then weekly offerings through October.  

The scenic St. Croix River and surrounding valley is best when seen from the water aboard our Fajita and

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Our 2016 season begins with two Cinco de Mayo cruises on May 5th and then weekly offerings through October.  

The scenic St. Croix River and surrounding valley is best when seen from the water aboard our Fajita and Margarita Cruise.  Listen to festive background music while cruising the river.  Having been prepared by the chefs of the Afton House Inn, savor the Mexican feast of; flour and corn tortillas, chicken and pork carnitas layered with onions and peppers, black beans, Spanish rice, chips and salsa with all the toppings!  Treat yourself to two for one margaritas available at our full cash bar (Sorry, we do not accept credit cards or checks on board).  

 

*Please check our website for availability and departure locations.  

**Dates, menu, and pricing may be subject to change.

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Sunset Stand-Up Paddleboarding at Square Lake Park

08-23-2016

Presented by Washington County Parks at Square Lake Park, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 26 @ 7:00pm Tue, Aug 02 @ 7:00pm Tue, Aug 09 @ 7:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Tue, Aug 16 @ 7:00pm Tue, Aug 23 @ 7:00pm Sun, Jan 03 @ 7:00pm Tue, Jan 10 @ 7:00pm Tue, Jan 17 @ 7:00pm Tue, Jan 24 @ 7:00pm Tue, Jan 31 @ 7:00pm Sun, Feb 07 @ 7:00pm Tue, Feb 14 @ 7:00pm Tue, Feb 21 @ 7:00pm Tue, Feb 28 @ 7:00pm Mon, Mar 07 @ 7:00pm Tue, Mar 14 @ 7:00pm Tue, Mar 21 @ 7:00pm Tue, Mar 28 @ 7:00pm Mon, Apr 04 @ 7:00pm Tue, Apr 11 @ 7:00pm - less dates and times

Sunset Stand-up Paddleboarding at Square Lake Park. All equipment is provided. Registration is required. Participants must be 14 years or older; minors must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must be able to swim.

Sunset Stand-up Paddleboarding at Square Lake Park. All equipment is provided. Registration is required. Participants must be 14 years or older; minors must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must be able to swim.

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Annual Members Show

08-20-2016

Presented by ArtReach St Croix at ArtReach St Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 27 @ 10:00am Thu, Jul 28 @ 10:00am Fri, Jul 29 @ 10:00am + 17 more dates and times

Sat, Jul 30 @ 12:00pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 04 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 10:00am Sat, Aug 06 @ 12:00pm Wed, Aug 10 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 10:00am Sat, Aug 13 @ 12:00pm Wed, Aug 17 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 18 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 19 @ 10:00am Sat, Aug 20 @ 12:00pm Mon, Jan 04 @ 10:00am Tue, Jan 05 @ 10:00am Wed, Jan 06 @ 10:00am Thu, Jan 07 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Experience the vast array of art and artists in the St. Croix Valley in one place. The Annual Members Show at ArtReach St. Croix provides an opportunity for member artists to exhibit one piece of original artwork during the six week long

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Experience the vast array of art and artists in the St. Croix Valley in one place. The Annual Members Show at ArtReach St. Croix provides an opportunity for member artists to exhibit one piece of original artwork during the six week long exhibition. From watercolors to pottery, mosiacs to jewelry - the styles, mediums and subject variety exemplifies the talent of our local artists.

Join us for the opening reception on Thursday, July 7 at 6-8pm when two artists will receive cash prizes: The River Moon Award awarded by the IkutaSchodde Family Foundation and the VAC Award sponsored by ArtReach's Visual Arts Committee.

Visitors to the gallery during the run of the exhibition also have a chance to vote for their favorite piece to receive the Audience Award. Voting will begin opening night and continue through August 19th with the award presented at the closing party on Saturday, August 20th at 2-4pm.

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Preschool Lab - STEM Storytime

08-03-2016

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 27 @ 10:30am Wed, Aug 03 @ 10:30am Mon, Jan 04 @ 10:30am + 17 more dates and times

Wed, Jan 11 @ 10:30am Wed, Jan 18 @ 10:30am Wed, Jan 25 @ 10:30am Mon, Feb 01 @ 10:30am Mon, Feb 08 @ 10:30am Wed, Feb 15 @ 10:30am Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:30am Tue, Mar 01 @ 10:30am Tue, Mar 08 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 15 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 22 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 29 @ 10:30am Tue, Apr 05 @ 10:30am Wed, Apr 12 @ 10:30am Wed, Apr 19 @ 10:30am Wed, Apr 26 @ 10:30am Tue, May 03 @ 10:30am - less dates and times

Join us each Wednesday this summer, June 8-August 3, for special science themed storytimes followed by "lab" time where young scientists will explore a different theme each week.

To learn the theme for the week, call 651-275-4338 ext.

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Join us each Wednesday this summer, June 8-August 3, for special science themed storytimes followed by "lab" time where young scientists will explore a different theme each week.

To learn the theme for the week, call 651-275-4338 ext. 111, stop by the Information Desk or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org.

 

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Learn to Knit - A Two Day Workshop

08-17-2016

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 27 @ 10:30am Wed, Aug 03 @ 10:30am Wed, Aug 10 @ 10:30am + 17 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 17 @ 10:30am Mon, Jan 04 @ 10:30am Wed, Jan 11 @ 10:30am Wed, Jan 18 @ 10:30am Wed, Jan 25 @ 10:30am Mon, Feb 01 @ 10:30am Mon, Feb 08 @ 10:30am Wed, Feb 15 @ 10:30am Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:30am Tue, Mar 01 @ 10:30am Tue, Mar 08 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 15 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 22 @ 10:30am Wed, Mar 29 @ 10:30am Tue, Apr 05 @ 10:30am Wed, Apr 12 @ 10:30am Wed, Apr 19 @ 10:30am - less dates and times

Learn to knit a beginner's project with an instructor from Darn It Anyway! Needles and yarn are provided. Learn to knit in a relaxed setting at the library. Bring a friend! This project takes two days so only sign up for the June session if

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Learn to knit a beginner's project with an instructor from Darn It Anyway! Needles and yarn are provided. Learn to knit in a relaxed setting at the library. Bring a friend! This project takes two days so only sign up for the June session if you can come on June 15 AND June 22.  Or, you can sign up for the August session if you can come on August 10 AND August 17.

For youth ages 10-15

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Crafternoons at Stillwater Public Library

08-03-2016

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 27 @ 1:00pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 1:00pm Mon, Jan 04 @ 1:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Wed, Jan 11 @ 1:00pm Wed, Jan 18 @ 1:00pm Wed, Jan 25 @ 1:00pm Mon, Feb 01 @ 1:00pm Mon, Feb 08 @ 1:00pm Wed, Feb 15 @ 1:00pm Wed, Feb 22 @ 1:00pm Tue, Mar 01 @ 1:00pm Tue, Mar 08 @ 1:00pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 1:00pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 1:00pm Wed, Mar 29 @ 1:00pm Tue, Apr 05 @ 1:00pm Wed, Apr 12 @ 1:00pm Wed, Apr 19 @ 1:00pm Wed, Apr 26 @ 1:00pm Tue, May 03 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

Join us each Wednesday this summer, June 8 - August 3, for crafternoons at the Stillwater Public Library.  The craft session will begin at 1:00 and will repeat again at 1:30.  Projects are geared toward ages 6-10 years.

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Join us each Wednesday this summer, June 8 - August 3, for crafternoons at the Stillwater Public Library.  The craft session will begin at 1:00 and will repeat again at 1:30.  Projects are geared toward ages 6-10 years.  Check out our list of weekly crafternoon projects!

June 8: Treasure Holders - Make a trinket holder from re-purposed ceramic plates and plastic safari animals that we will decorate using gold gilt. 

June 15: Robots! - Create a 2D robot and background using foil and other materials. There will be a variety of other robot themed craftiness to do or take home.

June 22: Creature Corner Bookmarks - Duck tape has gained popularity as a craft supply over the last ten years or so. Now available in an array of colors and funky patterns, the tape is used to make many things including prom dresses! Come try selected projects with Duck Tape donated by ShurTech Brands.

June 29: Paper Roll Fairy House or Castle - Use a variety of decorative papers, foils, and embellishments to create a whimsical little fairy house or small castle. 

July 6: Rock Creatures - Start with a plain rock and add eyes, hair, and more using a variety of supplies. Make it silly, scary, or maybe cute, it's up to you.

July 13 - Decorative Painted Tiles - It's hard to believe that these beautiful works of art are made on inexpensive ceramic tiles available at just about any home improvement store. Using alcohol inks and alcohol resist techniques, these stunning watercolor inspired tiles are pretty amazing. It's near impossible to make one that isn't a tiny museum ready piece. Trust us, you'll be making these a lot.

July 20 - Envelopes and Mini Books - Join us for a paper-crafternoon. We'll have plenty of paper crafting ideas and materials for you to get creative with. We'll have instructions on how to make your own, simple books, as well as templates to make envelopes from scratch. 

July 27: T-Shirt Creations - When is a t-shirt not a t-shirt? When it's a reusable market bag or a traditional yarn called trapillo. We've collected a lot of t-shirts, but we need you to dazzle us with your ideas. Come for a t-shirt, leave with a...(TBD!) 

August 3: Button Bouquet - Everyone loves a bouquet, and one that lasts forever is twice as nice. Come make button bouquets with us for some year-round cheer.


Thank you to the Friends of the Stillwater Public Library and private donations for the supplies.

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding at Point Douglas Park

08-24-2016

Presented by Washington County Parks at Point Douglas Park, Hastings
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 27 @ 6:00pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 6:00pm Wed, Aug 10 @ 6:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 17 @ 6:00pm Wed, Aug 24 @ 6:00pm Mon, Jan 04 @ 6:00pm Wed, Jan 11 @ 6:00pm Wed, Jan 18 @ 6:00pm Wed, Jan 25 @ 6:00pm Mon, Feb 01 @ 6:00pm Mon, Feb 08 @ 6:00pm Wed, Feb 15 @ 6:00pm Wed, Feb 22 @ 6:00pm Tue, Mar 01 @ 6:00pm Tue, Mar 08 @ 6:00pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 6:00pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 6:00pm Wed, Mar 29 @ 6:00pm Tue, Apr 05 @ 6:00pm Wed, Apr 12 @ 6:00pm - less dates and times

Standup Paddleboarding at Point Douglas Park. All equipment is provided. Class size is limited; participants must be at least 14 years old, and all must be able to swim. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Standup Paddleboarding at Point Douglas Park. All equipment is provided. Class size is limited; participants must be at least 14 years old, and all must be able to swim. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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