Classes


Pottery on the Wheel: Ages 7-12

08-11-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jun 26 @ 9:00 am Mon, Jun 26 @ 11:00 am Mon, Jun 26 @ 1:30 pm + 17 more dates and times

Tue, Jun 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jun 27 @ 11:00 am Tue, Jun 27 @ 1:30 pm Wed, Jun 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jun 28 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jun 28 @ 1:30 pm Fri, Jun 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, Jun 30 @ 11:00 am Fri, Jun 30 @ 1:30 pm Mon, Jul 03 @ 11:00 am Tue, Jul 04 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jul 05 @ 11:00 am Fri, Jul 07 @ 11:00 am Mon, Jul 10 @ 9:00 am Mon, Jul 10 @ 11:00 am Mon, Jul 10 @ 1:30 pm Tue, Jul 11 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Led by a Ceramics Studio Instructor, students will learn basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel. Create cups and
bowls, and finish them in a variety of fun ways. Pick up your work the following week, and bring home pottery you can
use,...



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Led by a Ceramics Studio Instructor, students will learn basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel. Create cups and
bowls, and finish them in a variety of fun ways. Pick up your work the following week, and bring home pottery you can
use, fired with colorful food-safe glazes.

Class Fee: $89

This class will be held on Mondays – Wednesdays and Fridays during the following weeks of Summer Art Camp: 

  • Week 1: June 19-21 & 23 | 11 am – 12:30 p.m. 
  • Week 2: June 26-28 & 30 | 9  – 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., or 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Week 3: July 10-12 & 14 | 9  – 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., or 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Week 4: July 17-19 & 21 | 9  – 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Week 5: July 24-26 & 28 | 9  – 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., or 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Week 6: July 31-Aug 2 & 4 | 9  – 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., or 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Week 7: Aug 7-9 & 11 | 9  – 10:30 a.m.

Dress to get messy - some art materials may stain. Pottery on the Wheel students MUST wear tennis shoes or other closed toed shoes (NO sandals or flip flops)

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Little Explorers

08-28-2017

Presented by Interstate State Park at Interstate State Park-Minnesota, Taylors Falls
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jun 26 @ 10:00 am Mon, Jul 10 @ 10:00 am Mon, Jul 17 @ 10:00 am + 6 more dates and times

Mon, Jul 24 @ 10:00 am Mon, Jul 31 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 07 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 14 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 21 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 28 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Through stories, hands-on activities and a craft our youngest visitors discover a new letter of nature's alphabet each week. This special program captures the interest and imagination of children ages 3-6 and their adults. Join the fun at the...

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Through stories, hands-on activities and a craft our youngest visitors discover a new letter of nature's alphabet each week. This special program captures the interest and imagination of children ages 3-6 and their adults. Join the fun at the visitor center each Monday at 10 AM through Aug. 28  (with the exception of July 3).

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Relax with your friends and paint at the Water Street Inn on the beautiful St Croix River

06-26-2017

Presented by PAINTSIPNOSH at Water Street Inn, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm

Paint, Sip and Nosh!  We fuse social, creativity and celebration into one fun event! Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you...

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Paint, Sip and Nosh!  We fuse social, creativity and celebration into one fun event! Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you with EASY step-by-step process.  Includes two glasses per guest.

If you are not the “Creative” type – No Worries! Paint·Sip·Nosh events are for everyone, zero experience required. 

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Teens Teach STEM to Kids!

07-25-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jun 27 @ 10:30 am Tue, Jul 11 @ 10:30 am Tue, Jul 18 @ 10:30 am + 1 more dates and times

Tue, Jul 25 @ 10:30 am - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays, June 6 through July 25 (except July 4) from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Teens Teach STEM to Kids! Each week, a short STEM activity will be led by trained teen volunteers that will be repeated at...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays, June 6 through July 25 (except July 4) from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Teens Teach STEM to Kids! Each week, a short STEM activity will be led by trained teen volunteers that will be repeated at 11:00. Activities are best for ages 6-10. No late starts.

The program is free and registration is not required, but space is limited. 

These programs are in partnership with Bayport Library where similar activities will be offered weekly on Wednesdays. 

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Preschool STEM Lab

07-26-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 28 @ 10:30 am Wed, Jul 05 @ 10:30 am Wed, Jul 12 @ 10:30 am + 2 more dates and times

Wed, Jul 19 @ 10:30 am Wed, Jul 26 @ 10:30 am - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays June 7 through July 26 from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Preschool STEM Lab for an exploration in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for the preschool set. Children ages 3-5 are invited to...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays June 7 through July 26 from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Preschool STEM Lab for an exploration in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for the preschool set. Children ages 3-5 are invited to participate in a variety of activities at their own pace. Each is meant to encourage curiosity. Each week will focus on a different theme. We hope you'll join us for this FREE, fun, family activity!

The program is free and no registration is required. 

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100th WI Bird City Celebration

06-28-2017

Presented by Osceola Chamber of Commerce/Main Street at St Croix ArtBarn, Osceola
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm

Osceola, WI has been selected as the 100th WI Bird City. 
We are all a flutter and want to Celebrate with YOU!
'Gone to the Birds' Schedule:
7:30 AM Early Bird Walk @ Lily Springs Farm- led by Kim Grveles 1930 60th Ave Osceola, WI
At the ArtBarn...





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Osceola, WI has been selected as the 100th WI Bird City. 
We are all a flutter and want to Celebrate with YOU!
'Gone to the Birds' Schedule:
7:30 AM Early Bird Walk @ Lily Springs Farm- led by Kim Grveles 1930 60th Ave Osceola, WI
At the ArtBarn 1040 Oak Ridge Dr:
4- 8 PM Bird Photography, Art Show, Sale "Meet the Artists'
4-7 PM Bird Crafts for Kids from the Osceola Public Library
4-7 PM Bird Games from St. Croix River Association
6 PM Bird Walk Brookside Trail led by Robin Maercklein
7 PM Bird Talks "Trumpeter Swan Story" by Margaret Smith Director of Trumpeter Swan Society and

'What you can do to make your property Bird-friendly" by Kim Grveles  
8 PM Bird City Award Presentation
Drawings for Arrow Canoe Paddle hand crafted @ Bending Branches. Framed Print from Standing Cedars.
Prizes & Treats compliments of Watershed Cafe
FREE Admission
$5 Donation suggested for supporting Bird Friendly Habitat 

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Moving Target Mystery Book Club

10-25-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm + 2 more dates and times

Wed, Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM for Moving Target Mystery Book Club.  Our popular mystery readers club for adults meets monthly at the Stillwater Public Library. Group members read individual titles of their...

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Join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM for Moving Target Mystery Book Club.  Our popular mystery readers club for adults meets monthly at the Stillwater Public Library. Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the theme, setting, or topic selected by the group at the end of each meeting. All mystery enthusiasts are welcome. 

Program is free and no registration is necessary.  

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BUILD IT! LEGO + More!

08-24-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday June 29, July 27, and August 24 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm for BUILD IT! LEGO + More! for a self-paced exploration into building. There will be LEGO, DUPLO, and other building materials. Bring your...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday June 29, July 27, and August 24 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm for BUILD IT! LEGO + More! for a self-paced exploration into building. There will be LEGO, DUPLO, and other building materials. Bring your imagination and test your engineering prowess. 5-12 years.

Program is free and no registration is necessary. 

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Choose your design and create a wood sign!

06-30-2017

Presented by PAINTSIPNOSH at Stillwater KC Hall , Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm

We fuse social, creativity and celebration into one fun event! Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you with EASY step-by-step...

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We fuse social, creativity and celebration into one fun event! Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you with EASY step-by-step process.  Stencils provided.

If you are not the “Creative” type – No Worries! Paint·Sip·Nosh events are for everyone, zero experience required. 

Beverages available for purchase.  Full bar on-site

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Paint sip Nosh presents painting Northern Lights on the St Croix at Mallards

07-01-2017

Presented by PAINTSIPNOSH at Mallards, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 01 @ 2:00 pm

Breathe in a stunning view of the St Croix River as you Paint "The Northern Lights" with Paint sip·Nosh at Mallard's on the St Croix.

We'll paint outside to the north of the restaurant, weather permitting.  Otherwise, we'll paint inside, still...

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Breathe in a stunning view of the St Croix River as you Paint "The Northern Lights" with Paint sip·Nosh at Mallard's on the St Croix.

We'll paint outside to the north of the restaurant, weather permitting.  Otherwise, we'll paint inside, still with panoramic view of the river!
 

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!

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Sawdust Savvy Workshop

07-29-2017

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jul 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Sat, Jul 22 @ 9:00 am Sat, Jul 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us for a Sawdust Savvy workshop. In just 3 hours you will construct a wood craft that you can proudly display! Learn more at www.sawdustsavvy.com or register at the link provided.

Join us for a Sawdust Savvy workshop. In just 3 hours you will construct a wood craft that you can proudly display! Learn more at www.sawdustsavvy.com or register at the link provided.

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Imaginary Lands Cartography (Map Making) for ages 9-12

07-08-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 08 @ 1:00 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, July 8 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm for Imaginary Lands Cartography (Map Making) for ages 9-12. Many books are written about imaginary lands filled with mythical creatures.  We will learn to draw our...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, July 8 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm for Imaginary Lands Cartography (Map Making) for ages 9-12. Many books are written about imaginary lands filled with mythical creatures.  We will learn to draw our own map of an imaginary land, adding cartography details with fine-point marker.  Color will be added to enhance the maps with both watercolor and colored pencil. 

Program is free, but registration required. This program is funded in part with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Fund. Presenter: White Bear Center for the Arts. To register, call 651-275-4338 ext.111, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org.  

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Sawdust Savvy Blanket Ladder Workshop

07-12-2017

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a Sawdust Savvy workshop. In just 3 hours you will construct a wood blanket ladder that you can proudly display! Learn more at www.sawdustsavvy.com or register at the link provided.

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Join us for a Sawdust Savvy workshop. In just 3 hours you will construct a wood blanket ladder that you can proudly display! Learn more at www.sawdustsavvy.com or register at the link provided.

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Lavender Sachets with the Minnesota Textile Center

07-15-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 15 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, July 15 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm for Lavender Sachets with the Minnesota Textile Center.  Learn basic embroidery stitches and sew together a delightfully scented lavender sachet. Lavender will...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, July 15 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm for Lavender Sachets with the Minnesota Textile Center.  Learn basic embroidery stitches and sew together a delightfully scented lavender sachet. Lavender will keep your clothes smelling wonderful as it naturally repels moths, keeping your clothes in pristine condition. 

Program is free, but registration required.  To register, call 651-275-4338 ext.111, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org. 

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Mosaic Garden Stones: Ages 9+

07-19-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 17 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jul 18 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jul 19 @ 9:00 am

Learn designing, glass cutting, adhesive and grouting techniques. Let your creativity flow to make a glass mosiac garden stone of your own design - choose a sports these, nature, geometric designs, or wherever your imagination takes...

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Learn designing, glass cutting, adhesive and grouting techniques. Let your creativity flow to make a glass mosiac garden stone of your own design - choose a sports these, nature, geometric designs, or wherever your imagination takes you.

Instructor Pamela Huser

 

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Exploring The Galleries of The Phipps: Ages 7-12

07-20-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 17 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jul 18 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jul 19 @ 9:00 am + 1 more dates and times

Thu, Jul 20 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Instructor Amy Noonan will start with a guided tour and discussion of a different artist’s work on display at The Phipps. Then, students will return to the art studio where they will learn and explore a similar art making concept used by the...

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Instructor Amy Noonan will start with a guided tour and discussion of a different artist’s work on display at The Phipps. Then, students will return to the art studio where they will learn and explore a similar art making concept used by the artist to create a related, but original piece of their own.

 

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Interior Design HGTV Style - Dream Bedroom: Ages 8+

07-19-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm

Instructor Heidi Sime teaches students space planning and conceptual elements to create their dream room. Students will make a floor plan and design board of their dream bedroom – no rules, no limitations, just bring your imagination. Students...

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Instructor Heidi Sime teaches students space planning and conceptual elements to create their dream room. Students will make a floor plan and design board of their dream bedroom – no rules, no limitations, just bring your imagination. Students are encouraged to come with a couple of design magazines.

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Go Figure: Drawing the Human Figure and Exploring Character: Ages 7-12

07-20-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Thu, Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

Instructor Amy Noonan uses a variety of drawing media, to guide students through a series of figure drawing exercises that introduce concepts and skills needed to accurately draw the human figure. Students will then apply what they have learned...

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Instructor Amy Noonan uses a variety of drawing media, to guide students through a series of figure drawing exercises that introduce concepts and skills needed to accurately draw the human figure. Students will then apply what they have learned to create an original character that will star in a handmade book of their design.

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Teen Pottery on the Wheel: Ages 13+

08-11-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 17 @ 1:30 pm Tue, Jul 18 @ 1:30 pm Wed, Jul 19 @ 1:30 pm + 5 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 21 @ 1:30 pm Mon, Aug 07 @ 1:30 pm Tue, Aug 08 @ 1:30 pm Wed, Aug 09 @ 1:30 pm Fri, Aug 11 @ 1:30 pm - less dates and times

Led by a Ceramics Studio Instructor, this class will cover basic bowls and more advanced vase and lidded forms using a variety of glaze decorating techniques. All skill levels are encouraged to sign up.

Class Fee: $99

This class will be held on...

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Led by a Ceramics Studio Instructor, this class will cover basic bowls and more advanced vase and lidded forms using a variety of glaze decorating techniques. All skill levels are encouraged to sign up.

Class Fee: $99

This class will be held on Mondays – Wednesdays and Fridays during the following weeks of Summer Art Camp:

  • Week 1: June 19-21 & 23 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Week 4: July 17-19 & 21 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Week 7: Aug 7-9 & 11 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Pottery on the Wheel students MUST wear tennis shoes or other closed toed shoes (NO sandals or flip flops)

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St Croix RiverFest

07-23-2017

Presented by St Croix RiverFest at Lakefront Park, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 18 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jul 19 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jul 20 @ 10:00 am + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Jul 22 @ 8:00 am Sun, Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

JOIN US FOR Hudson’s annual RiverFest celebration on July 18-23.  The 2017 event will be expanded to include a wider range of activities designed to allow people of all ages to actively enjoy the Lower St. Croix River and all that it provides. ...

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JOIN US FOR Hudson’s annual RiverFest celebration on July 18-23.  The 2017 event will be expanded to include a wider range of activities designed to allow people of all ages to actively enjoy the Lower St. Croix River and all that it provides.  Several local organizations and individuals have colaborated to make “RiverFest:  A Party with a Purpose” a success.  The six-day event celebrates the river while also recognizing the need to preserve its health and beauty.

Join us in Hudson Wisconsin for the following evnets:

• Hudson & North Hudson River Clean-up
• St. Croix Valley Community Band Concert
• RiverFest Nature Boat Cruise
• Civil War Encampment & Ice Cream Social
• Ragamuffin at Willow River State Park
• Native American Celebration
• Story Time at the Library
• Carpenter Nature Center presents Animals of the St. Croix Valley
• The Toonies ENVIRO-FUN Show
• KakAttack River Paddle
• Evening Prairie Hike
• Kids Fishing Derby
• and much more

For a complete listing of RiverFest activities visit www.StCroixRiverFest.org and view Events & Activities.

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Pottery on the Wheel: Ages 7-12

08-11-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jun 26 @ 9:00 am Mon, Jun 26 @ 11:00 am Mon, Jun 26 @ 1:30 pm + 17 more dates and times

Tue, Jun 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jun 27 @ 11:00 am Tue, Jun 27 @ 1:30 pm Wed, Jun 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jun 28 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jun 28 @ 1:30 pm Fri, Jun 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, Jun 30 @ 11:00 am Fri, Jun 30 @ 1:30 pm Mon, Jul 03 @ 11:00 am Tue, Jul 04 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jul 05 @ 11:00 am Fri, Jul 07 @ 11:00 am Mon, Jul 10 @ 9:00 am Mon, Jul 10 @ 11:00 am Mon, Jul 10 @ 1:30 pm Tue, Jul 11 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Led by a Ceramics Studio Instructor, students will learn basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel. Create cups and
bowls, and finish them in a variety of fun ways. Pick up your work the following week, and bring home pottery you can
use,...



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Led by a Ceramics Studio Instructor, students will learn basic techniques of throwing pottery on the wheel. Create cups and
bowls, and finish them in a variety of fun ways. Pick up your work the following week, and bring home pottery you can
use, fired with colorful food-safe glazes.

Class Fee: $89

This class will be held on Mondays – Wednesdays and Fridays during the following weeks of Summer Art Camp: 

  • Week 1: June 19-21 & 23 | 11 am – 12:30 p.m. 
  • Week 2: June 26-28 & 30 | 9  – 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., or 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Week 3: July 10-12 & 14 | 9  – 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., or 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Week 4: July 17-19 & 21 | 9  – 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Week 5: July 24-26 & 28 | 9  – 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., or 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Week 6: July 31-Aug 2 & 4 | 9  – 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., or 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Week 7: Aug 7-9 & 11 | 9  – 10:30 a.m.

Dress to get messy - some art materials may stain. Pottery on the Wheel students MUST wear tennis shoes or other closed toed shoes (NO sandals or flip flops)

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Little Explorers

08-28-2017

Presented by Interstate State Park at Interstate State Park-Minnesota, Taylors Falls
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jun 26 @ 10:00 am Mon, Jul 10 @ 10:00 am Mon, Jul 17 @ 10:00 am + 6 more dates and times

Mon, Jul 24 @ 10:00 am Mon, Jul 31 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 07 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 14 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 21 @ 10:00 am Mon, Aug 28 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Through stories, hands-on activities and a craft our youngest visitors discover a new letter of nature's alphabet each week. This special program captures the interest and imagination of children ages 3-6 and their adults. Join the fun at the...

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Through stories, hands-on activities and a craft our youngest visitors discover a new letter of nature's alphabet each week. This special program captures the interest and imagination of children ages 3-6 and their adults. Join the fun at the visitor center each Monday at 10 AM through Aug. 28  (with the exception of July 3).

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Relax with your friends and paint at the Water Street Inn on the beautiful St Croix River

06-26-2017

Presented by PAINTSIPNOSH at Water Street Inn, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm

Paint, Sip and Nosh!  We fuse social, creativity and celebration into one fun event! Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you...

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Paint, Sip and Nosh!  We fuse social, creativity and celebration into one fun event! Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you with EASY step-by-step process.  Includes two glasses per guest.

If you are not the “Creative” type – No Worries! Paint·Sip·Nosh events are for everyone, zero experience required. 

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Teens Teach STEM to Kids!

07-25-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jun 27 @ 10:30 am Tue, Jul 11 @ 10:30 am Tue, Jul 18 @ 10:30 am + 1 more dates and times

Tue, Jul 25 @ 10:30 am - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays, June 6 through July 25 (except July 4) from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Teens Teach STEM to Kids! Each week, a short STEM activity will be led by trained teen volunteers that will be repeated at...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays, June 6 through July 25 (except July 4) from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Teens Teach STEM to Kids! Each week, a short STEM activity will be led by trained teen volunteers that will be repeated at 11:00. Activities are best for ages 6-10. No late starts.

The program is free and registration is not required, but space is limited. 

These programs are in partnership with Bayport Library where similar activities will be offered weekly on Wednesdays. 

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Preschool STEM Lab

07-26-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 28 @ 10:30 am Wed, Jul 05 @ 10:30 am Wed, Jul 12 @ 10:30 am + 2 more dates and times

Wed, Jul 19 @ 10:30 am Wed, Jul 26 @ 10:30 am - less dates and times

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays June 7 through July 26 from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Preschool STEM Lab for an exploration in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for the preschool set. Children ages 3-5 are invited to...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays June 7 through July 26 from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Preschool STEM Lab for an exploration in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for the preschool set. Children ages 3-5 are invited to participate in a variety of activities at their own pace. Each is meant to encourage curiosity. Each week will focus on a different theme. We hope you'll join us for this FREE, fun, family activity!

The program is free and no registration is required. 

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100th WI Bird City Celebration

06-28-2017

Presented by Osceola Chamber of Commerce/Main Street at St Croix ArtBarn, Osceola
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm

Osceola, WI has been selected as the 100th WI Bird City. 
We are all a flutter and want to Celebrate with YOU!
'Gone to the Birds' Schedule:
7:30 AM Early Bird Walk @ Lily Springs Farm- led by Kim Grveles 1930 60th Ave Osceola, WI
At the ArtBarn...





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Osceola, WI has been selected as the 100th WI Bird City. 
We are all a flutter and want to Celebrate with YOU!
'Gone to the Birds' Schedule:
7:30 AM Early Bird Walk @ Lily Springs Farm- led by Kim Grveles 1930 60th Ave Osceola, WI
At the ArtBarn 1040 Oak Ridge Dr:
4- 8 PM Bird Photography, Art Show, Sale "Meet the Artists'
4-7 PM Bird Crafts for Kids from the Osceola Public Library
4-7 PM Bird Games from St. Croix River Association
6 PM Bird Walk Brookside Trail led by Robin Maercklein
7 PM Bird Talks "Trumpeter Swan Story" by Margaret Smith Director of Trumpeter Swan Society and

'What you can do to make your property Bird-friendly" by Kim Grveles  
8 PM Bird City Award Presentation
Drawings for Arrow Canoe Paddle hand crafted @ Bending Branches. Framed Print from Standing Cedars.
Prizes & Treats compliments of Watershed Cafe
FREE Admission
$5 Donation suggested for supporting Bird Friendly Habitat 

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Moving Target Mystery Book Club

10-25-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm + 2 more dates and times

Wed, Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM for Moving Target Mystery Book Club.  Our popular mystery readers club for adults meets monthly at the Stillwater Public Library. Group members read individual titles of their...

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Join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM for Moving Target Mystery Book Club.  Our popular mystery readers club for adults meets monthly at the Stillwater Public Library. Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the theme, setting, or topic selected by the group at the end of each meeting. All mystery enthusiasts are welcome. 

Program is free and no registration is necessary.  

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BUILD IT! LEGO + More!

08-24-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm Thu, Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday June 29, July 27, and August 24 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm for BUILD IT! LEGO + More! for a self-paced exploration into building. There will be LEGO, DUPLO, and other building materials. Bring your...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday June 29, July 27, and August 24 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm for BUILD IT! LEGO + More! for a self-paced exploration into building. There will be LEGO, DUPLO, and other building materials. Bring your imagination and test your engineering prowess. 5-12 years.

Program is free and no registration is necessary. 

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Choose your design and create a wood sign!

06-30-2017

Presented by PAINTSIPNOSH at Stillwater KC Hall , Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm

We fuse social, creativity and celebration into one fun event! Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you with EASY step-by-step...

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We fuse social, creativity and celebration into one fun event! Awaken your creative side while sipping your favorite beverage and unwinding with friends. You'll create your own masterpiece while our instructors guide you with EASY step-by-step process.  Stencils provided.

If you are not the “Creative” type – No Worries! Paint·Sip·Nosh events are for everyone, zero experience required. 

Beverages available for purchase.  Full bar on-site

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Paint sip Nosh presents painting Northern Lights on the St Croix at Mallards

07-01-2017

Presented by PAINTSIPNOSH at Mallards, Bayport
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 01 @ 2:00 pm

Breathe in a stunning view of the St Croix River as you Paint "The Northern Lights" with Paint sip·Nosh at Mallard's on the St Croix.

We'll paint outside to the north of the restaurant, weather permitting.  Otherwise, we'll paint inside, still...

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Breathe in a stunning view of the St Croix River as you Paint "The Northern Lights" with Paint sip·Nosh at Mallard's on the St Croix.

We'll paint outside to the north of the restaurant, weather permitting.  Otherwise, we'll paint inside, still with panoramic view of the river!
 

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!

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Sawdust Savvy Workshop

07-29-2017

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jul 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Sat, Jul 22 @ 9:00 am Sat, Jul 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us for a Sawdust Savvy workshop. In just 3 hours you will construct a wood craft that you can proudly display! Learn more at www.sawdustsavvy.com or register at the link provided.

Join us for a Sawdust Savvy workshop. In just 3 hours you will construct a wood craft that you can proudly display! Learn more at www.sawdustsavvy.com or register at the link provided.

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Imaginary Lands Cartography (Map Making) for ages 9-12

07-08-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 08 @ 1:00 pm

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, July 8 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm for Imaginary Lands Cartography (Map Making) for ages 9-12. Many books are written about imaginary lands filled with mythical creatures.  We will learn to draw our...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, July 8 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm for Imaginary Lands Cartography (Map Making) for ages 9-12. Many books are written about imaginary lands filled with mythical creatures.  We will learn to draw our own map of an imaginary land, adding cartography details with fine-point marker.  Color will be added to enhance the maps with both watercolor and colored pencil. 

Program is free, but registration required. This program is funded in part with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Fund. Presenter: White Bear Center for the Arts. To register, call 651-275-4338 ext.111, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org.  

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Sawdust Savvy Blanket Ladder Workshop

07-12-2017

Presented by Sawdust Savvy at Sawdust Savvy, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a Sawdust Savvy workshop. In just 3 hours you will construct a wood blanket ladder that you can proudly display! Learn more at www.sawdustsavvy.com or register at the link provided.

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Join us for a Sawdust Savvy workshop. In just 3 hours you will construct a wood blanket ladder that you can proudly display! Learn more at www.sawdustsavvy.com or register at the link provided.

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Lavender Sachets with the Minnesota Textile Center

07-15-2017

Presented by Stillwater Public Library at Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 15 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, July 15 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm for Lavender Sachets with the Minnesota Textile Center.  Learn basic embroidery stitches and sew together a delightfully scented lavender sachet. Lavender will...

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Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, July 15 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm for Lavender Sachets with the Minnesota Textile Center.  Learn basic embroidery stitches and sew together a delightfully scented lavender sachet. Lavender will keep your clothes smelling wonderful as it naturally repels moths, keeping your clothes in pristine condition. 

Program is free, but registration required.  To register, call 651-275-4338 ext.111, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at www.stillwaterlibrary.org. 

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Mosaic Garden Stones: Ages 9+

07-19-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 17 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jul 18 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jul 19 @ 9:00 am

Learn designing, glass cutting, adhesive and grouting techniques. Let your creativity flow to make a glass mosiac garden stone of your own design - choose a sports these, nature, geometric designs, or wherever your imagination takes...

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Learn designing, glass cutting, adhesive and grouting techniques. Let your creativity flow to make a glass mosiac garden stone of your own design - choose a sports these, nature, geometric designs, or wherever your imagination takes you.

Instructor Pamela Huser

 

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Exploring The Galleries of The Phipps: Ages 7-12

07-20-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 17 @ 9:00 am Tue, Jul 18 @ 9:00 am Wed, Jul 19 @ 9:00 am + 1 more dates and times

Thu, Jul 20 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Instructor Amy Noonan will start with a guided tour and discussion of a different artist’s work on display at The Phipps. Then, students will return to the art studio where they will learn and explore a similar art making concept used by the...

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Instructor Amy Noonan will start with a guided tour and discussion of a different artist’s work on display at The Phipps. Then, students will return to the art studio where they will learn and explore a similar art making concept used by the artist to create a related, but original piece of their own.

 

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Interior Design HGTV Style - Dream Bedroom: Ages 8+

07-19-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm

Instructor Heidi Sime teaches students space planning and conceptual elements to create their dream room. Students will make a floor plan and design board of their dream bedroom – no rules, no limitations, just bring your imagination. Students...

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Instructor Heidi Sime teaches students space planning and conceptual elements to create their dream room. Students will make a floor plan and design board of their dream bedroom – no rules, no limitations, just bring your imagination. Students are encouraged to come with a couple of design magazines.

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Go Figure: Drawing the Human Figure and Exploring Character: Ages 7-12

07-20-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Thu, Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

Instructor Amy Noonan uses a variety of drawing media, to guide students through a series of figure drawing exercises that introduce concepts and skills needed to accurately draw the human figure. Students will then apply what they have learned...

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Instructor Amy Noonan uses a variety of drawing media, to guide students through a series of figure drawing exercises that introduce concepts and skills needed to accurately draw the human figure. Students will then apply what they have learned to create an original character that will star in a handmade book of their design.

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Teen Pottery on the Wheel: Ages 13+

08-11-2017

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 17 @ 1:30 pm Tue, Jul 18 @ 1:30 pm Wed, Jul 19 @ 1:30 pm + 5 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 21 @ 1:30 pm Mon, Aug 07 @ 1:30 pm Tue, Aug 08 @ 1:30 pm Wed, Aug 09 @ 1:30 pm Fri, Aug 11 @ 1:30 pm - less dates and times

Led by a Ceramics Studio Instructor, this class will cover basic bowls and more advanced vase and lidded forms using a variety of glaze decorating techniques. All skill levels are encouraged to sign up.

Class Fee: $99

This class will be held on...

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Led by a Ceramics Studio Instructor, this class will cover basic bowls and more advanced vase and lidded forms using a variety of glaze decorating techniques. All skill levels are encouraged to sign up.

Class Fee: $99

This class will be held on Mondays – Wednesdays and Fridays during the following weeks of Summer Art Camp:

  • Week 1: June 19-21 & 23 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Week 4: July 17-19 & 21 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Week 7: Aug 7-9 & 11 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Pottery on the Wheel students MUST wear tennis shoes or other closed toed shoes (NO sandals or flip flops)

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St Croix RiverFest

07-23-2017

Presented by St Croix RiverFest at Lakefront Park, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 18 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jul 19 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jul 20 @ 10:00 am + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Jul 22 @ 8:00 am Sun, Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

JOIN US FOR Hudson’s annual RiverFest celebration on July 18-23.  The 2017 event will be expanded to include a wider range of activities designed to allow people of all ages to actively enjoy the Lower St. Croix River and all that it provides. ...

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JOIN US FOR Hudson’s annual RiverFest celebration on July 18-23.  The 2017 event will be expanded to include a wider range of activities designed to allow people of all ages to actively enjoy the Lower St. Croix River and all that it provides.  Several local organizations and individuals have colaborated to make “RiverFest:  A Party with a Purpose” a success.  The six-day event celebrates the river while also recognizing the need to preserve its health and beauty.

Join us in Hudson Wisconsin for the following evnets:

• Hudson & North Hudson River Clean-up
• St. Croix Valley Community Band Concert
• RiverFest Nature Boat Cruise
• Civil War Encampment & Ice Cream Social
• Ragamuffin at Willow River State Park
• Native American Celebration
• Story Time at the Library
• Carpenter Nature Center presents Animals of the St. Croix Valley
• The Toonies ENVIRO-FUN Show
• KakAttack River Paddle
• Evening Prairie Hike
• Kids Fishing Derby
• and much more

For a complete listing of RiverFest activities visit www.StCroixRiverFest.org and view Events & Activities.

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