Huzzah! The Zephyr Theatre is presenting Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” a clever, crowd-pleasing piece of professional theatre. No small feat in the middle of a pandemic.
The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin, is pleased to present the 2020 Virtual Members’ Spotlight featuring the talents of 40 visual and performing artists who are members of The Phipps. A link to this 21-minute video can be found on The Phipps website at https://thephipps.org/e…
It’s not your imagination – downtown Stillwater does seem busy weekdays and weekends. With more people looking to stay close to home this summer with “Stay-cations” and short road trips, Stillwater has attracted attention throughout the region. There could soon be more visitors across the na…
Safety concerns rise as public fireworks canceled due to COVID-19 The State Fire Marshal Division and Minnesota firefighters are bracing for an uptick in fireworks injuries and property damage as people put on their own fireworks celebrations following the cancellation of many public shows d…
Tune into the sights and sounds of nature and release stress through guided yoga sequences designed to improve balance, flexibility, breath awareness, and muscle tone 6-7 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 22 at the North Picnic Pavilion at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
Personal gratification wasn’t the only outcome for Carmen Colombo and Rachel Brown after cleaning up a stretch along the Loop Trail leading down to the historic Stillwater Lift Bridge on the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River.
Lens Flare Stillwater, a not for profit project originally funded by The Stillwater Area Community Foundation, announces its updated web site and free Loop Trail app to visitors, students, tourists and residents. This project won The Great Idea competition in 2016. The project objective prov…
The 28th Annual 2020 Saint Croix Valley Pottery Tour will not be taking place in Minnesota at the seven host studios this year. After much discussion weighing safety logistics, and the critical need for social distancing, the Saint Croix Valley Pottery Tour will launch an online tour this year.
In the very back of our game closet, where the abandoned toys retreat, we have a toy that changes shape and colors with a twist of a joint. It’s a simple toy, with no set rules, no blinking lights, no buzzers announcing failure or success. The simplicity is both mesmerizing and irritating. I…
Aidan Welsh, an eighth grader at St. Croix Prep in Stillwater, trained hard in an attempt to make it on the first season of “American Ninja Warrior Junior.”
The Science Museum of Minnesota’s St. Croix Watershed Research Station is hosting a touring exhibit starting March 9 that examines science and nature from an artist’s perspective.
Lift Bridge Brewing is kicking off the festivities for St. Patrick’s Day a little early with its Irish Fest celebration on March 7. The event, which takes place at the brewery from 3 to 10 p.m., is the launch party for its seasonal Irish Coffee Stout.
Photography, ceramics and mixed media illustration will all come together at ArtReach St. Croix’s upcoming exhibit starting Feb. 20.
Some say that volunteers help make the world go around. That is certainly the case in the world of the Stillwater Public Library, where volunteers spend thousands of hours each year making sure it operates to the peak of its ability.
One morning, Judy Rubertus, a resident at Boutwells Landing in Oak Park Heights, was reading a story in the Star Tribune about two women who went to their local grocery store to ask what they did with the flowers they could no longer sell.
Shake off winter’s chill with an evening of Baroque music and the more contemporary music it has inspired. Music Saint Croix, Stillwater’s professional chamber music ensemble, presents Baroque Reflections, Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18. Warm up in the cozy setting of the Washin…
Naturally-dyed batik textiles, sculptural ceramics and photography are all coming together at the newest art exhibit at ArtReach St. Croix, which kicks off with an opening reception on Sunday, Jan. 12 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Featuring a roster of exciting young professional talent, this concert is sure to put you in the mood for a festive evening. Come and hear Stillwater natives Jack Swanson, Clark Weyrauch and friends sing your favorite holiday classics, show tunes, and standards with Gretchen Perkins at the piano.
Students at Stillwater Middle School tapped into their own rhythm Nov. 11 with a visit from professional musicians during choir class. The band Mestifonia, a classical Ibero-American band, helped children experience rhythm, dynamics and world instruments through movement and purposeful listening.
LIFEWTR®, the premium bottled water brand, in collaboration with Stillwater-based grocer, CUB, has awarded a $5,000 grant to The Zephyr Theatre in a joint effort to help empower arts and creativity in the Twin Cities.
Experience the splendor of the holiday season and capture merry memories at the Historic Courthouse with a holiday photo session.
“The Art of Brewing” will feature a panel of local brewers talking about their inspirations for making beer along with samples from Hop and Barrel Brewing, Pitchfork Brewing, and Bobtown Brewhouse and Grill on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at The Phips Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin.
The Concordia Orchestra from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., will present a Special Candlelight Concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 115 4th St. N., Stillwater, Minn. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church at 651-439-7400. The concert is …
On Nov. 11, Veterans Day, when the country honors its veterans, The Zephyr Theatre will honor them too. The Stillwater theatre will welcome all veterans to a free performance of “Heroes,” Tom Stoppard’s adaptation of the French comedy.
St. Croix Festival Theatre is proud to present “Colleen Raye: Sinatra & Company – Music from the Rat Pack Era” on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be located at Alliance Church of the Valley. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.