Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, January 17 at 10:15am for Toddler & Preschool Drive-In Movie. Ready for a Drive-In Movie? Bring a box that your child can sit in. We will have craft supplies on hand to rev-up your child’s “car”! We will have a small supply of boxes on hand so don’t let not having one stop you from joining us. We will enjoy popcorn and a video of Mo Willem’s “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!”. Get in gear and drive on over! Ages 2-5. Read more about Toddler & Preschool Drive-In Movie
Arts & Performance
Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 12 at 11:00 a.m. for Improve Yourself in the New Year With Meditation. The New Year is a time to create a clean slate. Join Arvind Naik, long time meditator for this powerful workshop. Arvind has been inspiring audiences on how to practice and learn this very simple technique which provides many benefits. There will even be a little meditation sitting at the end. Bring joy, peace, positivity and relaxation into your daily life and begin the New Year with a fresh start. Read more about Improve Yourself in the New Year With Meditation
Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 12 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. for Chinese Dragon Lantern Art for kids. Prepare for Chinese New Year by making a colorful dragon lantern! Learn to draw a Chinese style dragon then color it as you wish with bright and metallic crayons. We will then construct a colorful lantern shape around our drawing with neon paper and add a handle for hanging. This art workshop is for children in grades K-5th. Presented by White Bear Center for the Arts. Read more about Chinese Dragon Lantern Art for kids
Hear iconic songs like “Honeysuckle Rose,” “Sweet Sue,” and “Ain’t We Got Fun” alongside instrumental selections, as this program takes you back to America’s most transformative and mythical era.
Jerry Rubino, piano; Greg Keel, saxophone; Paul Babcock, drums; Tom Pieper, bass
Andrea Leap and Joey Clark
Tickets may be purchased by calling 612.767.5250. Read more about MacPhail Spotlight Series: Roaring Twenties
Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays, January 2 through April 24 from 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. for Family Storytime. Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. For all children and their families or caregivers.
Program is free and no registration is required. Read more about Family Storytime: Stillwater Library
The Stillwater Nutcracker, now in its 28th year, is a family-friendly version, choreographed to the music of Tchaikovsky, and follows the traditional story line of the young girl named Clara and her Christmas dream. Our version includes a live narration and the exuberant dancing of children from the age of five through professional level dancers who grace the show with beauty and spirit.
Performances are at the Stillwater Area High School Read more about The Nutcracker presented by St. Croix Ballet
The nationally-touring photography exhibit Awkward Family Photos: The Exhibition runs Aug. 6-Sept. 12 at River Falls Public Library Gallery, 140 Union Street in River Falls. Over 200 photos and “behind the awkwardness” stories will be exhibited. Read more about Awkward Family Photos: The Exhibition, opens Aug. 6 in River Falls
Move over, Thelma and Louise! When Lana Mae Hopkins, owner and proprietress of the Wishy Washy Washateria, hires Katie to help out in the laundromat, they soon find themselves up to their elbows in soap, suds, and cheatin’ hearts. Watch these two country angels join forces to turn their good ol’ laundromat into a bootscootin’ honky-tonk, exacting a touch of revenge against those that done ’em wrong, all while guaranteeing every customer a good, clean time! Read more about Honky Tonk Laundry
Have yourself a Dinner Theatre Christmas and let St. Croix Off Broadway melt away all your seasonal troubles with its production of Sorry! Wrong Chimney! David Tuttle is moonlighting as a department store Santa so that he can buy his wife a fur for Christmas. He tells her he’s working late at the office, but she finds out he isn’t at the office. A suspected other woman, hypnotism, the notorious Santa burglar Kris Kreigle and his gun-toting fiancée, and a confused policeman add up to a rollicking tale that is hilarious Christmas entertainment! Read more about Sorry! Wrong Chimney!
One of the most popular romantic comedies of the century, Same Time, Next Year ran four years on Broadway, winning a Tony Award for lead actress Ellen Burstyn, who later recreated her role in the successful motion picture. It remains one of the world’s most widely produced plays. Two people Doris and George meet at a seaside inn one night in 1951 and are attracted to one another, although each is married to someone else. Read more about Same Time, Next Year Opens Dinner Theatre's 13th Season