ArtReach Events Calendar


Holiday Wishes Children's Art Gallery

12-31-2020

Presented by Washington County Parks at Washington County Historic Courthouse, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am + 25 more dates and times

Mon, Dec 07 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 08 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 09 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 10 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 11 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Mon, Dec 14 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 15 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 16 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 17 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 18 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 20 @ 10:00 am Mon, Dec 21 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 22 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 23 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 24 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 25 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 26 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 27 @ 10:00 am Mon, Dec 28 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 29 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 30 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 31 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Children off all ages are encouraged to create artwork to display in the Historic Courthouse based on their hopes and dreams for the new year, 2021. Parks staff will be collecting the artwork through November 23 and it will be on display at the...

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Children off all ages are encouraged to create artwork to display in the Historic Courthouse based on their hopes and dreams for the new year, 2021. Parks staff will be collecting the artwork through November 23 and it will be on display at the Historic Courthouse through the month of December.


How To Enter:

Draw, color, paint or sketch a picture representing your hopes and dreams for the new year.
Limited 3-dimensional artwork will also be accepted.
Parks staff will frame artwork as needed for installation.
Children of all ages may participate.
On a separate piece of paper, please include the child’s first name and last initial (Sara A.), age, title of the picture, and a short 2-3 sentence description of the picture (optional), along with a parent’s name, phone number, and e-mail address.
Mail or deliver artwork to the Washington County Historic Courthouse.
The deadline for submission is Nov. 23.
Parents will be notified if their child’s artwork is chosen to be displayed.
The gallery will be on display Wednesday, September 30 - Wednesday, October 14.
Up to 20 pictures will be selected for display based on color, theme, and creativity.
Given the nature of the gallery, the artwork may not be able to be returned after the gallery ends.

Deliver pictures or send via postal mail to:

Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 Pine Street West
Stillwater, MN 55082.

The Historic Courthouse is open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. If you have questions, please call 651-275-7075.

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Gallery Exhibitions at The Phipps

01-10-2021

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 9:30 am Sat, Dec 05 @ 9:00 am Mon, Dec 07 @ 9:30 am + 23 more dates and times

Tue, Dec 08 @ 9:30 am Wed, Dec 09 @ 9:30 am Thu, Dec 10 @ 9:30 am Fri, Dec 11 @ 9:30 am Sat, Dec 12 @ 9:00 am Mon, Dec 14 @ 9:30 am Tue, Dec 15 @ 9:30 am Wed, Dec 16 @ 9:30 am Thu, Dec 17 @ 9:30 am Fri, Dec 18 @ 9:30 am Sat, Dec 19 @ 9:00 am Mon, Dec 21 @ 9:30 am Tue, Dec 22 @ 9:30 am Wed, Dec 23 @ 9:30 am Mon, Dec 28 @ 9:30 am Tue, Dec 29 @ 9:30 am Wed, Dec 30 @ 9:30 am Mon, Jan 04 @ 9:30 am Tue, Jan 05 @ 9:30 am Wed, Jan 06 @ 9:30 am Thu, Jan 07 @ 9:30 am Fri, Jan 08 @ 9:30 am Sat, Jan 09 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

The December/January Gallery Exhibitions at The Phipps Center for the Arts will feature six distinct shows for in person and virtual walk-throughs. All virtual walk-throughs will be available online at thephipps.org on December 18.

Gallery One:...

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The December/January Gallery Exhibitions at The Phipps Center for the Arts will feature six distinct shows for in person and virtual walk-throughs. All virtual walk-throughs will be available online at thephipps.org on December 18.

Gallery One: Robert Patrick

“When painting I delineate topographies of space-time by conflating visible forms in nature and the invisible energies described by theoretical physics.  I paint fantasy environments as metaphors for landscapes of the mind, the imagery a product of combining senses shaped not only by light, but by sounds, smells, touch and taste.  These perceptions are synthesized and translated through a personal language of bimorphic symbols.”

Gallery Two: Project 30.1: A Community Mural

Artists: Ta-coumba T. Aiken, Ron Brown, Stephanie Howell, Lissa Karpeh, Liz Malanaphy, David Markson, Geno Okok, Sebastian Rivera, Thomasina Topbear and Moira Villiard

This group exhibit will feature work by the ten artists involved in the community mural Project 30.1.  Through their artwork, statements and bios in the exhibit, become familiar with the seven local and regional artists who were chosen to create the panels for the mural; the two artists who served as advisors on the project, T-coumba T. Aiken and Moira Villiard; and the lead artist on the project, Hudson resident Liz Malanaphy.

Gallery Three: Michaela Mahady

“I make all sorts of things: public art, fiber art, art glass architecture, and sculpture.  This collection of hand-knit tapestries blurs the line between art and garment.  I call them “vestments”.  They can be hung as 2-dimensional pieces or wrapped and fastened around the body as garments.  They are inspired by the natural world and the phases of the sun.”

Riverview Gallery: Naomi Tiry Salgado

“My current painting series, Urban Life in the Bold North, started in the fall of 2019 with a plan to capture typical street scenes of Minneapolis and St. Paul over a year’s time.  Then 2020 hit.  First by receiving the full impact of a global pandemic, and then shaken to the very core by the death of George Floyd, urban life in the Twin Cities has become anything but typical.  Now my series has become a soul-searching endeavor that aims to capture a year of change, loss and hope.”

Overlook Gallery: Michael Weatherly

“I am constantly inspired by everyday events and my work tends to focus on things that reminds us of the natural world, things we see, people we have met, and places we have been.  Art can speak to all of us, it can lift spirits, provoke memories, create emotions and connect the past to the present.”

Atrium, Gallery and Lobby: Heart Listening: Many Voices, One Planet

Featuring members of the What We Need is Here artist group: Gloria Adrian, Barb Bend, Vicki Ehlers, Stephen J. Gates, Deanna Grigus, Theresa Harsma, Jan Hayman, Paula Kelty, Cheryl Maplethorpe, Nan Riegel, Sue Rowe, River Maria Urke, LeslieAnne VanHouter, Jill Waterhouse and Linda Webster

Heart Listening features new work by artists who participated in a monthly seminar series from July 2019 to March 2020.  This marks the 11th year The Phipps has organized these gatherings under the name What We Need is Here, which was taken from the title of a poem by writer and environmental activist Wendell Berry.

 

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POSTPONED: Holiday Tea at Historic Lowell Inn

12-20-2020

Presented by Lowell Inn at Lowell Inn, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 05 @ 11:00 am Sun, Dec 06 @ 2:00 pm + 6 more dates and times

Fri, Dec 11 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 12 @ 11:00 am Sun, Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 19 @ 11:00 am Sun, Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Relax in the beauty of the inn’s classic dining room specially decorated for Christmas and enjoy a leisurely tea every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the holidays.

First course:
Warm Scones Served with Cinnamon-Vanilla Butter
Second...

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Relax in the beauty of the inn’s classic dining room specially decorated for Christmas and enjoy a leisurely tea every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the holidays.

First course:
Warm Scones Served with Cinnamon-Vanilla Butter
Second Course:
Cup of the Signature Lowell Inn Cream of Mushroom Soup
Third Course:
Chef's choice canapes
Fourth Course:
Assorted Desserts

 

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The Little Gallery

12-19-2020

Presented by Squire House Gardens at Squire House Gardens, Afton
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 12:00 pm + 7 more dates and times

Thu, Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

CLAY
Pottery art pieces made in Minnesota and Wisconsin: Robert Bowman, Zac Spates and Marjorie Wade

PAINTING
Minnesota artists Ruth Oseid Johnson, oil; the late Richard Meacock, landscapes in oil; and Jeanne Long, watercolor

PRINTMAKING
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CLAY
Pottery art pieces made in Minnesota and Wisconsin: Robert Bowman, Zac Spates and Marjorie Wade

PAINTING
Minnesota artists Ruth Oseid Johnson, oil; the late Richard Meacock, landscapes in oil; and Jeanne Long, watercolor

PRINTMAKING
Diana Hatchitt, mezzotint prints

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Symbolic Lights, iconography by Judy Symalla

01-02-2021

Presented by ArtReach St. Croix at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 09 @ 12:00 pm + 13 more dates and times

Thu, Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 23 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 30 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 31 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 02 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Stillwater artist Judy Symalla values this ancient technique of creating Byzantine iconography but also pushes herself to bring a freshness by incorporating a Western perspective in a predominantly Eastern art.

Modified Gallery Hours:
Wednesday...

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Stillwater artist Judy Symalla values this ancient technique of creating Byzantine iconography but also pushes herself to bring a freshness by incorporating a Western perspective in a predominantly Eastern art.

Modified Gallery Hours:
Wednesday - Saturday, 12-4pm

In order to safely enjoy the show, we require visitors to wear a mask, practice social distancing while in the gallery viewing art and limit the number of guests in the gallery to ten at a time.

Judy Symalla is a fiscal year 2020 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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ArtReach Holiday Gift Gallery

01-02-2021

Presented by ArtReach St. Croix at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 12:00 pm + 20 more dates and times

Tue, Dec 08 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 09 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 23 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 24 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 30 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 31 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 02 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

After 7 years downtown, ArtReach made the tough decision to forgo a pop-up and to keep the 2020 Holiday Gift Gallery at ArtReach’s house at 4th & Mulberry Streets. You will love this cozy, artful shop filled with pottery, jewelry, paintings,...

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After 7 years downtown, ArtReach made the tough decision to forgo a pop-up and to keep the 2020 Holiday Gift Gallery at ArtReach’s house at 4th & Mulberry Streets. You will love this cozy, artful shop filled with pottery, jewelry, paintings, art glass, fiber arts and more! An added bonus is easy, on street parking!

This year, the unique handmade items will also be available online for at-home shopping beginning at 10am on Thursday, November 19. Or, maybe you would prefer to sign up for a private shopping session with a member of the Visual Arts Committee.

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Wintertime in Stillwater

02-28-2021

Presented by City of Stillwater at Downtown Stillwater, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 12:00 pm + 48 more dates and times

Thu, Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 25 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 27 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 31 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 01 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 02 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 03 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Jan 07 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 08 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 09 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 04 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 05 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Feb 06 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 07 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Winter welcomes you to Stillwater’s warm historic district glimmering with ambiance and seasonal charm November through February.  Discover the 40+ locally owned shops and 30+ restaurants. Take a stroll in this beautiful escape on the St....

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Winter welcomes you to Stillwater’s warm historic district glimmering with ambiance and seasonal charm November through February.  Discover the 40+ locally owned shops and 30+ restaurants. Take a stroll in this beautiful escape on the St. Croix River. Make Stillwater your winter oasis! Park once and walk to all the festivities from your suite to experience the full winter scene in Stillwater. More details to come.

Find sparkling lights on Main Street & events throughout the season at different locations.

Map & Poster coming soon.

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ONLINE: Date Night at Cooks of Crocus Hill

12-19-2020

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Sat, Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

Date Night. A night with your best friend, your significant other, or a fellow foodie who want to celebrate and explore new food experiences. Our virtual hands-on Date Night classes are led by a trained chef who will create an experience that's...

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Date Night. A night with your best friend, your significant other, or a fellow foodie who want to celebrate and explore new food experiences. Our virtual hands-on Date Night classes are led by a trained chef who will create an experience that's fun and engaging, and where everyone learns a few tips and tricks, from the comfort of your home kitchen. The evening comes to an end with a meal of all the fruits of your labor. Delicious!

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Back Home Again: A John Denver Christmas

01-03-2021

Presented by St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre at St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm + 7 more dates and times

Sat, Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Dec 26 @ 6:00 pm Sun, Dec 27 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 02 @ 6:00 pm Sun, Jan 03 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Following COVID-19 guidelines by the State of Wisconsin, St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is excited to open its 15th Season November 20. Come back home again to St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner, and enjoy its holiday musical offering Back Home...

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Following COVID-19 guidelines by the State of Wisconsin, St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is excited to open its 15th Season November 20. Come back home again to St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner, and enjoy its holiday musical offering Back Home Again: A John Denver Christmas. Enjoy the music and lyrics of one of America’s true musical icons. Share in the joy of the holiday season, and learn about Denver’s love for the season as well as a little about his life, including his links to Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro area. With Denver classics including “Back Home Again,” “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” and “Rocky Mountain High” mixed with John’s own favorite Christmas classics including “O Holy Night,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “Christmas for Cowboys,” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” audience members are bound to feel “back home again.”

Back Home Again will run every Friday and Saturday evening from November 20 through January 2 with noon lunch matinees only on December 27 and January 3. (No shows Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.) Dinner arrival is any time between 6 and 7PM with curtain at 8PM; matinees, arrival between noon and 12:15PM with show at 1PM.

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Victorian Caroling on the Corners

12-20-2020

Presented by Stillwater Zephyr Theatre at Downtown Stillwater, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 11:00 am Sun, Dec 06 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 12 @ 11:00 am + 3 more dates and times

Sun, Dec 13 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 19 @ 11:00 am Sun, Dec 20 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

Feel the festive nature of shopping in downtown historic Stillwater by listening to the holiday melodies of the strolling costumed Victorian carolers on Main Street. For a complete list of boutiques and restaurants downtown, visit

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Feel the festive nature of shopping in downtown historic Stillwater by listening to the holiday melodies of the strolling costumed Victorian carolers on Main Street. For a complete list of boutiques and restaurants downtown, visit DiscoverStillwater.com.

 

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Children's Theater presents Cinder-Elfa

12-20-2020

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 05 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 1:00 pm + 9 more dates and times

Sun, Dec 06 @ 4:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

All the young elves in the village are invited to a party to present their best gift for the children of the world — And the winner will not only join Santa’s workshop, but ride with him on his sleigh on Christmas Eve!

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All the young elves in the village are invited to a party to present their best gift for the children of the world — And the winner will not only join Santa’s workshop, but ride with him on his sleigh on Christmas Eve!

Cinder-Elfa’s wicked Stepma-Elfa has forbidden her to attend the party and her mean step-sisters, Drizz-Elfa and Bland-Elfa, plan to take her prize Ballerina Doll and Toy Soldier to present to Santa as their own work. Cinder-Elfa’s small friend, the mice and birds, work to repair an old stuffed bear so that she will have something to take to the party, only to have it destroyed by Drizz-Elfa and Bland-Elfa. When the toys under the tree come to life with the help of Cinder-Elfa’s Elfin Godmother, she is transformed into a magical elf who arrives at the party with nothing in hand, but with the best gift of all. If only she hadn’t run away before Santa could announce the winner.

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CANCELLED: Christkindlmarkt at Gasthaus

12-05-2020

Presented by at Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 12:00 pm

CHRISTKINDLMARKT IS HAPPENING!
Saturday Dec. 5th  noon-4pm
Outdoor Holiday Shopping with More than 15 Great Vendors.
*Bonfires
*Holiday Shopping
*Food tent with more options
*Hot spiced wine and cider
*Indoor seating with reservations (50%...

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CHRISTKINDLMARKT IS HAPPENING!
Saturday Dec. 5th  noon-4pm
Outdoor Holiday Shopping with More than 15 Great Vendors.
*Bonfires
*Holiday Shopping
*Food tent with more options
*Hot spiced wine and cider
*Indoor seating with reservations (50% capacity at this time)

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Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

12-19-2020

Presented by Stillwater Zephyr Theatre at Downtown Stillwater - Pedestrian Plaza, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm

Come to the Pedestrian Plaza in Historic Downtown Stillwater for FREE horse-drawn Carriage rides. Cue up at the plaza, first come first serve and experience the joy of the season with a family ride along the St. Croix River in the crisp air....

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Come to the Pedestrian Plaza in Historic Downtown Stillwater for FREE horse-drawn Carriage rides. Cue up at the plaza, first come first serve and experience the joy of the season with a family ride along the St. Croix River in the crisp air. Carriage rides are limited to 6 people/one household at a time per COVID guidelines.

Dec 5th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Dec 12th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Dec 19th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

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A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show

12-06-2020

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 7:30 pm

It’s Christmas Eve, and with the actors snowed in and unable to make it to the studios of WXMS for the live radio performance of A Christmas Carol, the sound effects person decides to take the audience through the classic tale themselves. In an...

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It’s Christmas Eve, and with the actors snowed in and unable to make it to the studios of WXMS for the live radio performance of A Christmas Carol, the sound effects person decides to take the audience through the classic tale themselves. In an impressive and amusing feat, this telling is performed as a 1940s radio play with one person providing all of the characters’ voices and sound effects. This rollicking, creative adaptation of Dickens’ classic work is sure to warm the hearts of even the chilliest audience members.

This theater production will have a live, socially-distanced, audience, at 25% of our usual theater capacity.  Mask usage is required of the audience.  All audience members will be asked to enter and leave the building through the main entrance.  Click here to see more about our safety protocols

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A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show

12-06-2020

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 7:30 pm

In an impressive and amusing feat, this telling is performed as a 1940s radio play with one person providing all of the characters’ voices and sound effects. This rollicking, creative adaptation of Dickens’ classic work is sure to warm the...

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In an impressive and amusing feat, this telling is performed as a 1940s radio play with one person providing all of the characters’ voices and sound effects. This rollicking, creative adaptation of Dickens’ classic work is sure to warm the hearts of even the chilliest audience members.

This theater production will have a live, socially-distanced, audience, at 25% of our usual theater capacity.  Mask usage is required of the audience.  All audience members will be asked to enter and leave the building through the main entrance.  For more about our safety protocols go to ThePhipps.org

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Outdoor Photos with Santa from your car!

12-06-2020

Presented by Kari's Create & Paint Studio at Kari's Create & Paint Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Dec 06 @ 11:00 am

Come see Santa! He will be right outside of the studio on Chestnut street. We will have a masked elf taking all Christmas lists from your kiddo's. If you have the kids jump on the passenger side of the car, you should be able to snap a quick pic...

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Come see Santa! He will be right outside of the studio on Chestnut street. We will have a masked elf taking all Christmas lists from your kiddo's. If you have the kids jump on the passenger side of the car, you should be able to snap a quick pic with Santa from your driver seat.

To keep you in the holiday spirit, check out our online store and purchase a to go kit. We have ornaments, fun holiday projects and lots of fun gift options. https://kcapstudio.ecwid.com/
Give the studio a call (651)500-6588 when you have 4 cars ahead of you and our masked elf will hand you your goodies. We are asking you to come down Union Alley and curve up Olive and around onto 2nd street. A map will be included as we get closer to the event.

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Bird Hike at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

12-19-2020

Presented by Washington County Parks at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, Lake Elmo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 19 @ 9:00 am

Whether you’re a beginner or experienced birder, these hikes are a great way to get outdoors, listen to the sounds of nature, and learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home.

Participants also have the opportunity to...

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Whether you’re a beginner or experienced birder, these hikes are a great way to get outdoors, listen to the sounds of nature, and learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home.

Participants also have the opportunity to contribute to citizen science data collection by completing bird count surveys with your guide. The surveys collected will assist our Natural Resources team and related work in conjunction with the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Fund grant.

Remember to dress for the weather. We recommend bringing your binoculars and a water bottle. Other recommended items include sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, hiking or tennis shoes, bug spray and snacks.

For all ages; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

All bird hikes occur 9 - 10:30 a.m.

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Stillwater Holiday Craft & Gift Show

12-20-2020

Presented by Stillwater Flea Market at Oak Glen Golf Course, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 20 @ 10:00 am

Join us for our 5th annual Holiday Craft & Gift show at the elegant Oak Glen Golf & Event Center in Stillwater. Two days and Two floors of holiday shopping at its best! Wonderful place to find those last minute gifts – many unique and one of a...

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Join us for our 5th annual Holiday Craft & Gift show at the elegant Oak Glen Golf & Event Center in Stillwater. Two days and Two floors of holiday shopping at its best! Wonderful place to find those last minute gifts – many unique and one of a kinds. A very popular show just before the holidays. Enjoy free coffee and cookies and a cash bar while you shop!

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Stillwater Escape Rooms

03-31-2021

Presented by Stillwater Escape Company at JX Event Venue, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 25 @ 11:00 am + 29 more dates and times

Sat, Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 27 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 01 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jan 02 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 03 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 08 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jan 09 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 15 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 22 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 29 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 05 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 06 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 07 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 12 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 19 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 26 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Stillwater Escape Co. is located in downtown Stillwater, MN. Located on the 2nd floor of JX Event Venue, once historic Connolly Shoe Co.

Stillwater Escape Company's goal is to provide a great puzzle experience for the East Metro. There are...

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Stillwater Escape Co. is located in downtown Stillwater, MN. Located on the 2nd floor of JX Event Venue, once historic Connolly Shoe Co.

Stillwater Escape Company's goal is to provide a great puzzle experience for the East Metro. There are currently two escape rooms operating! One can accommodate up to 8 people, and the other up to 10. We’re in the process of finishing our newest room which will be perfect for a date night or double date!

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Holiday Cheers Weekend

12-20-2020

Presented by Saint Croix Vineyards at Saint Croix Vineyards, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm

Holiday Cheers!

​Enjoy a free sample of our famous mulled wine as a bonus with each paid wine flight!

Due to the ever-changing situation with the pandemic SCV is currently in discussions on how to hold this event so that it is safe for...

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Holiday Cheers!

​Enjoy a free sample of our famous mulled wine as a bonus with each paid wine flight!

Due to the ever-changing situation with the pandemic SCV is currently in discussions on how to hold this event so that it is safe for everyone to attend. It will not be offered in the same format as it has in previous years. We will update our website as soon as we have more details.

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Tim Sigler Sundays at Ziggy's

02-28-2021

Presented by at Ziggy's on Main, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Dec 27 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Jan 03 @ 3:00 pm + 8 more dates and times

Sun, Jan 10 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Jan 17 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Jan 31 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Feb 07 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us for Sunday Funday with Tiim Sigler every Sunday at Ziggy's!

Join us for Sunday Funday with Tiim Sigler every Sunday at Ziggy's!

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Holiday Wishes Children's Art Gallery

12-31-2020

Presented by Washington County Parks at Washington County Historic Courthouse, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am + 25 more dates and times

Mon, Dec 07 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 08 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 09 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 10 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 11 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Mon, Dec 14 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 15 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 16 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 17 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 18 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 20 @ 10:00 am Mon, Dec 21 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 22 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 23 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 24 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 25 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 26 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 27 @ 10:00 am Mon, Dec 28 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 29 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 30 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 31 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Children off all ages are encouraged to create artwork to display in the Historic Courthouse based on their hopes and dreams for the new year, 2021. Parks staff will be collecting the artwork through November 23 and it will be on display at the...

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Children off all ages are encouraged to create artwork to display in the Historic Courthouse based on their hopes and dreams for the new year, 2021. Parks staff will be collecting the artwork through November 23 and it will be on display at the Historic Courthouse through the month of December.


How To Enter:

Draw, color, paint or sketch a picture representing your hopes and dreams for the new year.
Limited 3-dimensional artwork will also be accepted.
Parks staff will frame artwork as needed for installation.
Children of all ages may participate.
On a separate piece of paper, please include the child’s first name and last initial (Sara A.), age, title of the picture, and a short 2-3 sentence description of the picture (optional), along with a parent’s name, phone number, and e-mail address.
Mail or deliver artwork to the Washington County Historic Courthouse.
The deadline for submission is Nov. 23.
Parents will be notified if their child’s artwork is chosen to be displayed.
The gallery will be on display Wednesday, September 30 - Wednesday, October 14.
Up to 20 pictures will be selected for display based on color, theme, and creativity.
Given the nature of the gallery, the artwork may not be able to be returned after the gallery ends.

Deliver pictures or send via postal mail to:

Washington County Historic Courthouse
101 Pine Street West
Stillwater, MN 55082.

The Historic Courthouse is open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. If you have questions, please call 651-275-7075.

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Gallery Exhibitions at The Phipps

01-10-2021

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 9:30 am Sat, Dec 05 @ 9:00 am Mon, Dec 07 @ 9:30 am + 23 more dates and times

Tue, Dec 08 @ 9:30 am Wed, Dec 09 @ 9:30 am Thu, Dec 10 @ 9:30 am Fri, Dec 11 @ 9:30 am Sat, Dec 12 @ 9:00 am Mon, Dec 14 @ 9:30 am Tue, Dec 15 @ 9:30 am Wed, Dec 16 @ 9:30 am Thu, Dec 17 @ 9:30 am Fri, Dec 18 @ 9:30 am Sat, Dec 19 @ 9:00 am Mon, Dec 21 @ 9:30 am Tue, Dec 22 @ 9:30 am Wed, Dec 23 @ 9:30 am Mon, Dec 28 @ 9:30 am Tue, Dec 29 @ 9:30 am Wed, Dec 30 @ 9:30 am Mon, Jan 04 @ 9:30 am Tue, Jan 05 @ 9:30 am Wed, Jan 06 @ 9:30 am Thu, Jan 07 @ 9:30 am Fri, Jan 08 @ 9:30 am Sat, Jan 09 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

The December/January Gallery Exhibitions at The Phipps Center for the Arts will feature six distinct shows for in person and virtual walk-throughs. All virtual walk-throughs will be available online at thephipps.org on December 18.

Gallery One:...

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The December/January Gallery Exhibitions at The Phipps Center for the Arts will feature six distinct shows for in person and virtual walk-throughs. All virtual walk-throughs will be available online at thephipps.org on December 18.

Gallery One: Robert Patrick

“When painting I delineate topographies of space-time by conflating visible forms in nature and the invisible energies described by theoretical physics.  I paint fantasy environments as metaphors for landscapes of the mind, the imagery a product of combining senses shaped not only by light, but by sounds, smells, touch and taste.  These perceptions are synthesized and translated through a personal language of bimorphic symbols.”

Gallery Two: Project 30.1: A Community Mural

Artists: Ta-coumba T. Aiken, Ron Brown, Stephanie Howell, Lissa Karpeh, Liz Malanaphy, David Markson, Geno Okok, Sebastian Rivera, Thomasina Topbear and Moira Villiard

This group exhibit will feature work by the ten artists involved in the community mural Project 30.1.  Through their artwork, statements and bios in the exhibit, become familiar with the seven local and regional artists who were chosen to create the panels for the mural; the two artists who served as advisors on the project, T-coumba T. Aiken and Moira Villiard; and the lead artist on the project, Hudson resident Liz Malanaphy.

Gallery Three: Michaela Mahady

“I make all sorts of things: public art, fiber art, art glass architecture, and sculpture.  This collection of hand-knit tapestries blurs the line between art and garment.  I call them “vestments”.  They can be hung as 2-dimensional pieces or wrapped and fastened around the body as garments.  They are inspired by the natural world and the phases of the sun.”

Riverview Gallery: Naomi Tiry Salgado

“My current painting series, Urban Life in the Bold North, started in the fall of 2019 with a plan to capture typical street scenes of Minneapolis and St. Paul over a year’s time.  Then 2020 hit.  First by receiving the full impact of a global pandemic, and then shaken to the very core by the death of George Floyd, urban life in the Twin Cities has become anything but typical.  Now my series has become a soul-searching endeavor that aims to capture a year of change, loss and hope.”

Overlook Gallery: Michael Weatherly

“I am constantly inspired by everyday events and my work tends to focus on things that reminds us of the natural world, things we see, people we have met, and places we have been.  Art can speak to all of us, it can lift spirits, provoke memories, create emotions and connect the past to the present.”

Atrium, Gallery and Lobby: Heart Listening: Many Voices, One Planet

Featuring members of the What We Need is Here artist group: Gloria Adrian, Barb Bend, Vicki Ehlers, Stephen J. Gates, Deanna Grigus, Theresa Harsma, Jan Hayman, Paula Kelty, Cheryl Maplethorpe, Nan Riegel, Sue Rowe, River Maria Urke, LeslieAnne VanHouter, Jill Waterhouse and Linda Webster

Heart Listening features new work by artists who participated in a monthly seminar series from July 2019 to March 2020.  This marks the 11th year The Phipps has organized these gatherings under the name What We Need is Here, which was taken from the title of a poem by writer and environmental activist Wendell Berry.

 

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POSTPONED: Holiday Tea at Historic Lowell Inn

12-20-2020

Presented by Lowell Inn at Lowell Inn, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 05 @ 11:00 am Sun, Dec 06 @ 2:00 pm + 6 more dates and times

Fri, Dec 11 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 12 @ 11:00 am Sun, Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 19 @ 11:00 am Sun, Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

Relax in the beauty of the inn’s classic dining room specially decorated for Christmas and enjoy a leisurely tea every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the holidays.

First course:
Warm Scones Served with Cinnamon-Vanilla Butter
Second...

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Relax in the beauty of the inn’s classic dining room specially decorated for Christmas and enjoy a leisurely tea every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the holidays.

First course:
Warm Scones Served with Cinnamon-Vanilla Butter
Second Course:
Cup of the Signature Lowell Inn Cream of Mushroom Soup
Third Course:
Chef's choice canapes
Fourth Course:
Assorted Desserts

 

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The Little Gallery

12-19-2020

Presented by Squire House Gardens at Squire House Gardens, Afton
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 12:00 pm + 7 more dates and times

Thu, Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

CLAY
Pottery art pieces made in Minnesota and Wisconsin: Robert Bowman, Zac Spates and Marjorie Wade

PAINTING
Minnesota artists Ruth Oseid Johnson, oil; the late Richard Meacock, landscapes in oil; and Jeanne Long, watercolor

PRINTMAKING
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CLAY
Pottery art pieces made in Minnesota and Wisconsin: Robert Bowman, Zac Spates and Marjorie Wade

PAINTING
Minnesota artists Ruth Oseid Johnson, oil; the late Richard Meacock, landscapes in oil; and Jeanne Long, watercolor

PRINTMAKING
Diana Hatchitt, mezzotint prints

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Symbolic Lights, iconography by Judy Symalla

01-02-2021

Presented by ArtReach St. Croix at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 09 @ 12:00 pm + 13 more dates and times

Thu, Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 23 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 30 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 31 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 02 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Stillwater artist Judy Symalla values this ancient technique of creating Byzantine iconography but also pushes herself to bring a freshness by incorporating a Western perspective in a predominantly Eastern art.

Modified Gallery Hours:
Wednesday...

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Stillwater artist Judy Symalla values this ancient technique of creating Byzantine iconography but also pushes herself to bring a freshness by incorporating a Western perspective in a predominantly Eastern art.

Modified Gallery Hours:
Wednesday - Saturday, 12-4pm

In order to safely enjoy the show, we require visitors to wear a mask, practice social distancing while in the gallery viewing art and limit the number of guests in the gallery to ten at a time.

Judy Symalla is a fiscal year 2020 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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ArtReach Holiday Gift Gallery

01-02-2021

Presented by ArtReach St. Croix at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 12:00 pm + 20 more dates and times

Tue, Dec 08 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 09 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 23 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 24 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Dec 30 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 31 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 02 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

After 7 years downtown, ArtReach made the tough decision to forgo a pop-up and to keep the 2020 Holiday Gift Gallery at ArtReach’s house at 4th & Mulberry Streets. You will love this cozy, artful shop filled with pottery, jewelry, paintings,...

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After 7 years downtown, ArtReach made the tough decision to forgo a pop-up and to keep the 2020 Holiday Gift Gallery at ArtReach’s house at 4th & Mulberry Streets. You will love this cozy, artful shop filled with pottery, jewelry, paintings, art glass, fiber arts and more! An added bonus is easy, on street parking!

This year, the unique handmade items will also be available online for at-home shopping beginning at 10am on Thursday, November 19. Or, maybe you would prefer to sign up for a private shopping session with a member of the Visual Arts Committee.

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Wintertime in Stillwater

02-28-2021

Presented by City of Stillwater at Downtown Stillwater, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 12:00 pm + 48 more dates and times

Thu, Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 24 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 25 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 27 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Dec 31 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 01 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 02 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 03 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Jan 07 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 08 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 09 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 04 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 05 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Feb 06 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 07 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Winter welcomes you to Stillwater’s warm historic district glimmering with ambiance and seasonal charm November through February.  Discover the 40+ locally owned shops and 30+ restaurants. Take a stroll in this beautiful escape on the St....

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Winter welcomes you to Stillwater’s warm historic district glimmering with ambiance and seasonal charm November through February.  Discover the 40+ locally owned shops and 30+ restaurants. Take a stroll in this beautiful escape on the St. Croix River. Make Stillwater your winter oasis! Park once and walk to all the festivities from your suite to experience the full winter scene in Stillwater. More details to come.

Find sparkling lights on Main Street & events throughout the season at different locations.

Map & Poster coming soon.

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ONLINE: Date Night at Cooks of Crocus Hill

12-19-2020

Presented by Cooks of Crocus Hill at Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Sat, Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

Date Night. A night with your best friend, your significant other, or a fellow foodie who want to celebrate and explore new food experiences. Our virtual hands-on Date Night classes are led by a trained chef who will create an experience that's...

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Date Night. A night with your best friend, your significant other, or a fellow foodie who want to celebrate and explore new food experiences. Our virtual hands-on Date Night classes are led by a trained chef who will create an experience that's fun and engaging, and where everyone learns a few tips and tricks, from the comfort of your home kitchen. The evening comes to an end with a meal of all the fruits of your labor. Delicious!

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Back Home Again: A John Denver Christmas

01-03-2021

Presented by St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre at St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 04 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Dec 05 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm + 7 more dates and times

Sat, Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Dec 26 @ 6:00 pm Sun, Dec 27 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Jan 02 @ 6:00 pm Sun, Jan 03 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Following COVID-19 guidelines by the State of Wisconsin, St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is excited to open its 15th Season November 20. Come back home again to St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner, and enjoy its holiday musical offering Back Home...

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Following COVID-19 guidelines by the State of Wisconsin, St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is excited to open its 15th Season November 20. Come back home again to St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner, and enjoy its holiday musical offering Back Home Again: A John Denver Christmas. Enjoy the music and lyrics of one of America’s true musical icons. Share in the joy of the holiday season, and learn about Denver’s love for the season as well as a little about his life, including his links to Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro area. With Denver classics including “Back Home Again,” “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” and “Rocky Mountain High” mixed with John’s own favorite Christmas classics including “O Holy Night,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “Christmas for Cowboys,” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” audience members are bound to feel “back home again.”

Back Home Again will run every Friday and Saturday evening from November 20 through January 2 with noon lunch matinees only on December 27 and January 3. (No shows Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.) Dinner arrival is any time between 6 and 7PM with curtain at 8PM; matinees, arrival between noon and 12:15PM with show at 1PM.

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Victorian Caroling on the Corners

12-20-2020

Presented by Stillwater Zephyr Theatre at Downtown Stillwater, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 11:00 am Sun, Dec 06 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 12 @ 11:00 am + 3 more dates and times

Sun, Dec 13 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 19 @ 11:00 am Sun, Dec 20 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

Feel the festive nature of shopping in downtown historic Stillwater by listening to the holiday melodies of the strolling costumed Victorian carolers on Main Street. For a complete list of boutiques and restaurants downtown, visit

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Feel the festive nature of shopping in downtown historic Stillwater by listening to the holiday melodies of the strolling costumed Victorian carolers on Main Street. For a complete list of boutiques and restaurants downtown, visit DiscoverStillwater.com.

 

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Children's Theater presents Cinder-Elfa

12-20-2020

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 05 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 1:00 pm + 9 more dates and times

Sun, Dec 06 @ 4:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm Sun, Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 11:00 am Sat, Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

All the young elves in the village are invited to a party to present their best gift for the children of the world — And the winner will not only join Santa’s workshop, but ride with him on his sleigh on Christmas Eve!

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All the young elves in the village are invited to a party to present their best gift for the children of the world — And the winner will not only join Santa’s workshop, but ride with him on his sleigh on Christmas Eve!

Cinder-Elfa’s wicked Stepma-Elfa has forbidden her to attend the party and her mean step-sisters, Drizz-Elfa and Bland-Elfa, plan to take her prize Ballerina Doll and Toy Soldier to present to Santa as their own work. Cinder-Elfa’s small friend, the mice and birds, work to repair an old stuffed bear so that she will have something to take to the party, only to have it destroyed by Drizz-Elfa and Bland-Elfa. When the toys under the tree come to life with the help of Cinder-Elfa’s Elfin Godmother, she is transformed into a magical elf who arrives at the party with nothing in hand, but with the best gift of all. If only she hadn’t run away before Santa could announce the winner.

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CANCELLED: Christkindlmarkt at Gasthaus

12-05-2020

Presented by at Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 12:00 pm

CHRISTKINDLMARKT IS HAPPENING!
Saturday Dec. 5th  noon-4pm
Outdoor Holiday Shopping with More than 15 Great Vendors.
*Bonfires
*Holiday Shopping
*Food tent with more options
*Hot spiced wine and cider
*Indoor seating with reservations (50%...

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CHRISTKINDLMARKT IS HAPPENING!
Saturday Dec. 5th  noon-4pm
Outdoor Holiday Shopping with More than 15 Great Vendors.
*Bonfires
*Holiday Shopping
*Food tent with more options
*Hot spiced wine and cider
*Indoor seating with reservations (50% capacity at this time)

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Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

12-19-2020

Presented by Stillwater Zephyr Theatre at Downtown Stillwater - Pedestrian Plaza, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm

Come to the Pedestrian Plaza in Historic Downtown Stillwater for FREE horse-drawn Carriage rides. Cue up at the plaza, first come first serve and experience the joy of the season with a family ride along the St. Croix River in the crisp air....

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Come to the Pedestrian Plaza in Historic Downtown Stillwater for FREE horse-drawn Carriage rides. Cue up at the plaza, first come first serve and experience the joy of the season with a family ride along the St. Croix River in the crisp air. Carriage rides are limited to 6 people/one household at a time per COVID guidelines.

Dec 5th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Dec 12th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Dec 19th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

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A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show

12-06-2020

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 7:30 pm

It’s Christmas Eve, and with the actors snowed in and unable to make it to the studios of WXMS for the live radio performance of A Christmas Carol, the sound effects person decides to take the audience through the classic tale themselves. In an...

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It’s Christmas Eve, and with the actors snowed in and unable to make it to the studios of WXMS for the live radio performance of A Christmas Carol, the sound effects person decides to take the audience through the classic tale themselves. In an impressive and amusing feat, this telling is performed as a 1940s radio play with one person providing all of the characters’ voices and sound effects. This rollicking, creative adaptation of Dickens’ classic work is sure to warm the hearts of even the chilliest audience members.

This theater production will have a live, socially-distanced, audience, at 25% of our usual theater capacity.  Mask usage is required of the audience.  All audience members will be asked to enter and leave the building through the main entrance.  Click here to see more about our safety protocols

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A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show

12-06-2020

Presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 05 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Dec 06 @ 7:30 pm

In an impressive and amusing feat, this telling is performed as a 1940s radio play with one person providing all of the characters’ voices and sound effects. This rollicking, creative adaptation of Dickens’ classic work is sure to warm the...

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In an impressive and amusing feat, this telling is performed as a 1940s radio play with one person providing all of the characters’ voices and sound effects. This rollicking, creative adaptation of Dickens’ classic work is sure to warm the hearts of even the chilliest audience members.

This theater production will have a live, socially-distanced, audience, at 25% of our usual theater capacity.  Mask usage is required of the audience.  All audience members will be asked to enter and leave the building through the main entrance.  For more about our safety protocols go to ThePhipps.org

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Outdoor Photos with Santa from your car!

12-06-2020

Presented by Kari's Create & Paint Studio at Kari's Create & Paint Studio, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Dec 06 @ 11:00 am

Come see Santa! He will be right outside of the studio on Chestnut street. We will have a masked elf taking all Christmas lists from your kiddo's. If you have the kids jump on the passenger side of the car, you should be able to snap a quick pic...

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Come see Santa! He will be right outside of the studio on Chestnut street. We will have a masked elf taking all Christmas lists from your kiddo's. If you have the kids jump on the passenger side of the car, you should be able to snap a quick pic with Santa from your driver seat.

To keep you in the holiday spirit, check out our online store and purchase a to go kit. We have ornaments, fun holiday projects and lots of fun gift options. https://kcapstudio.ecwid.com/
Give the studio a call (651)500-6588 when you have 4 cars ahead of you and our masked elf will hand you your goodies. We are asking you to come down Union Alley and curve up Olive and around onto 2nd street. A map will be included as we get closer to the event.

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Bird Hike at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

12-19-2020

Presented by Washington County Parks at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, Lake Elmo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 19 @ 9:00 am

Whether you’re a beginner or experienced birder, these hikes are a great way to get outdoors, listen to the sounds of nature, and learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home.

Participants also have the opportunity to...

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Whether you’re a beginner or experienced birder, these hikes are a great way to get outdoors, listen to the sounds of nature, and learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home.

Participants also have the opportunity to contribute to citizen science data collection by completing bird count surveys with your guide. The surveys collected will assist our Natural Resources team and related work in conjunction with the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Fund grant.

Remember to dress for the weather. We recommend bringing your binoculars and a water bottle. Other recommended items include sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, hiking or tennis shoes, bug spray and snacks.

For all ages; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

All bird hikes occur 9 - 10:30 a.m.

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Stillwater Holiday Craft & Gift Show

12-20-2020

Presented by Stillwater Flea Market at Oak Glen Golf Course, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 20 @ 10:00 am

Join us for our 5th annual Holiday Craft & Gift show at the elegant Oak Glen Golf & Event Center in Stillwater. Two days and Two floors of holiday shopping at its best! Wonderful place to find those last minute gifts – many unique and one of a...

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Join us for our 5th annual Holiday Craft & Gift show at the elegant Oak Glen Golf & Event Center in Stillwater. Two days and Two floors of holiday shopping at its best! Wonderful place to find those last minute gifts – many unique and one of a kinds. A very popular show just before the holidays. Enjoy free coffee and cookies and a cash bar while you shop!

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Stillwater Escape Rooms

03-31-2021

Presented by Stillwater Escape Company at JX Event Venue, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Dec 25 @ 11:00 am + 29 more dates and times

Sat, Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Dec 27 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 01 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jan 02 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 03 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 08 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jan 09 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 15 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 22 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Jan 29 @ 11:00 am Sat, Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 05 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 06 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 07 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 12 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 19 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 26 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Stillwater Escape Co. is located in downtown Stillwater, MN. Located on the 2nd floor of JX Event Venue, once historic Connolly Shoe Co.

Stillwater Escape Company's goal is to provide a great puzzle experience for the East Metro. There are...

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Stillwater Escape Co. is located in downtown Stillwater, MN. Located on the 2nd floor of JX Event Venue, once historic Connolly Shoe Co.

Stillwater Escape Company's goal is to provide a great puzzle experience for the East Metro. There are currently two escape rooms operating! One can accommodate up to 8 people, and the other up to 10. We’re in the process of finishing our newest room which will be perfect for a date night or double date!

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Holiday Cheers Weekend

12-20-2020

Presented by Saint Croix Vineyards at Saint Croix Vineyards, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm Sun, Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm

Holiday Cheers!

​Enjoy a free sample of our famous mulled wine as a bonus with each paid wine flight!

Due to the ever-changing situation with the pandemic SCV is currently in discussions on how to hold this event so that it is safe for...

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Holiday Cheers!

​Enjoy a free sample of our famous mulled wine as a bonus with each paid wine flight!

Due to the ever-changing situation with the pandemic SCV is currently in discussions on how to hold this event so that it is safe for everyone to attend. It will not be offered in the same format as it has in previous years. We will update our website as soon as we have more details.

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Tim Sigler Sundays at Ziggy's

02-28-2021

Presented by at Ziggy's on Main, Stillwater
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Dec 27 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Jan 03 @ 3:00 pm + 8 more dates and times

Sun, Jan 10 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Jan 17 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Jan 31 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Feb 07 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm Sun, Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm - less dates and times

Join us for Sunday Funday with Tiim Sigler every Sunday at Ziggy's!

Join us for Sunday Funday with Tiim Sigler every Sunday at Ziggy's!

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