Arts & Performance

Stillwater LEGO Build

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on the third Tuesday in April and May from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. for LEGO Build. Come to the library and attempt some LEGO challenges! Creations will be on display in the stairwell glass display case. You can also play with our 2 newly donated Laser Peg sets!

Program is free and no registration required. Read more about Stillwater LEGO Build

Origami Butterflies for Kids

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, April 13 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. for Origami Butterflies for Kids. Welcome spring as we make painted origami butterflies. Learn to fold an origami butterfly with big watercolor paper, then paint it as you wish with liquid watercolor. We will also draw large flowers, close up, creating a place for our butterflies to perch! This art workshop is for children in grades K-5. Read more about Origami Butterflies for Kids

St. Croix Ballet Presents Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty, one of the world's most enduring and beloved fairy tales, tells the story of Princess Aurora who has an evil spell cast on her by the angry and wicked fairy, Carabosse. The Lilac Fairy, the fairy of wisdom, triumphs over the evil fairy leaving Aurora to sleep for 100 years only to be awakened by the kiss of the Brave Prince who follows the Lilac Fairy to the palace where the princess sleeps. Aurora and the Prince are married surrounded by Aurora's fairy tale friends and the Good Fairies who have bestowed the gifts of inner beauty on the Princess. Read more about St. Croix Ballet Presents Sleeping Beauty

Meet Beverly Lewis, New York Times Bestselling Author

Award-winning, bestselling author Beverly Lewis will be at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, April 10 at 10:00 am to discuss her latest release, The Tinderbox, a stand-alone novel set in her beloved Lancaster County and featuring her trademark look at Amish family life. The parking ramp and 3rd Street entrance doors will be opened early to admit attendees. Free admission.  Read more about Meet Beverly Lewis, New York Times Bestselling Author

Classical Music with Bakken Trio and Z Puppets

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library for From the Monkey Mountains: Listening Parties with The Bakken Trio and Z Puppets Rosenschnoz. For those who have always loved classical music and those who want to make a deeper connection: Experience classical music through new ears and eyes with the highly acclaimed performers from The Bakken Trio and Z Puppets Rosenschnoz. Designed for ages 12-adult and youth ages 8-11 accompanied by their adults. Read more about Classical Music with Bakken Trio and Z Puppets

Leonard Bernstein’s Candide presented by VocalEssence and Theater Latté Da

Romance and comedy abound in this theatrical concert version of the classic operetta, originally adapted from a work by Voltaire. The VocalEssence Ensemble Singers and Chorus, accompanied by a full orchestra, present a rousing “opera for the people.”

All ages. $35—45.

Show times vary.

Cowles Center

528 Hennepin Ave., Mpls.

612.206.3600

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Children’s Theatre Company’s World Premiere of The Hobbit

Experience an epic journey of unlikely hero Bilbo Baggins in an on-stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved novel. Follow Bilbo’s magically mystical adventure over freezing mountains and frightening forests and even meet a variety of fierce creatures along the way.

All ages. Prices vary.

Children’s Theatre Company

2400 3rd Ave. S., Mpls

612.874.0400

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Spring Art Show in Afton March 16-31

AFTON, MN — Squire House Gardens will offer a group exhibition of six Minnesota/Wisconsin artists. The annual spring show titled ‘Reflection’ will run from March 16 through March 31. Participating artists are painters James Wilcox Dimmers, Ruth Oseid Johnson, Angie Malin and Mary Jo Van Dell; metal artist/blacksmith Lisa Elias and ceramic artist Kerry Brooks. Read more about Spring Art Show in Afton March 16-31

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