Arts

"terra cotta" vases made from baking powder and paint

We’re hanging out at home a lot more these days, so why not put that extra time to good use!

Hot air balloon illuminated by moonlight

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest in the pages of St. Croix Valley Magazine and online.

Held on the shores of the St. Croix River, the Rivertown Fall Art Festival displays work from over 100 artists who specialize in art forms such as painting, pottery and jewelry.

Stillwater, the historic birthplace of Minn. and year-round tourist destination, is at it again with its annual Rivertown Fall Art Festival.

Art fair season has arrived, and the St. Croix Valley has no shortage of fantastic options to view, appreciate and purchase art. Between the St. Croix Art Fair and Afton Art in the Park, art-lovers are sure to feel inspired all month long.

During a trip to his childhood home in Stillwater, woodcarver Ron Nelson found a pin he had carved for his mom in the seventh grade. That was in 2001. Since then, Nelson has carved thousands of pieces for his community and family.

It’s become a part of Stillwater’s annual Fourth of July celebration. For a couple of hours before the fireworks, the 17 musicians (and a vocalist) of the St.

Terry Hildebrand’s interest in art began when he was in the army in his 20s, starting out with realistic pencil drawings.

Marjorie Wade has called the St. Croix Valley her home for 24 years, and it’s where she started Spiritworks Pottery in 1998, after a longtime interest in art and creative pursuits.

Set in fictitious Bunyan Bay, Minn., a town with rich Norwegian heritage, this wonderful new musical comedy at St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will entertain audiences of all ages throughout April.

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