Education & Community

2022 Food Truck Extravaganza

The very popular Food Truck Extravaganza community event takes another bite out of Stillwater when it returns on June 18th, 2022 at the Washington County Fairgrounds!

Bringing the Greater Stillwater Area good food and good moments! SO MUCH MORE THAN FOOD, COME FOR THE FUN! Take your taste buds on a tour of tasty eats paired with family fun and community flavor!  Read more about 2022 Food Truck Extravaganza

Stillwater COMMUNITY SHOWCASE & JOB FAIR 2022

The 2022 Greater Stillwater Chamber Community Showcase returns on Saturday, April 9th. An event designed to connect local businesses with the community! The Community Showcase includes exhibitors from local businesses, entertainment, kids activities and demonstrations. A fun-filled community and family event that you don't want to miss!
This family-friendly event is FREE to attend and will include local businesses

Belwin Bison Festival

Fun activities for all ages. 5k Run with the Bison at 9:00 a.m. (fun trail run prior to the bison’s arrival), then live music, eco-arts, food trucks, and the bison release from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.: Run with the Bison

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Festival

$10 per car.

Please note: No dogs allowed at this or any Belwin event. Read more about Belwin Bison Festival

Midwinter Family Fun

View the stars and moon with Minnesota Astronomical Society members, meet a raptor from Carpenter Nature Center, and enjoy arts/ecological activities and a campfire with s’mores.

Belwin’s Education Center and the Joseph J. Casby Observatory will be open.

$10 per car.

Please note: No dogs allowed at this or any Belwin event. Read more about Midwinter Family Fun

Staying in the Fight

Representative John Lewis, a civil rights activist who fought alongside Dr. King called on all Americans to get in the fight and stay in the fight. In this program, influential Black leaders discuss their groundbreaking work: delivering innovative solutions all the while challenging activists and allies alike to get in and stay in the fight for racial equity. Read more about Staying in the Fight

HBCU Legacy of Leadership

From Dr. King to Kamala Harris, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) produce Black American leaders and legends who advance our society. This panel discussion will explore the origin story of HBCUs, how they are critical to the health of our communities, and how local civil rights leaders like Roy Wilkins and Marvel Cook advocated for HBCUs in the North. Read more about HBCU Legacy of Leadership

Acting on Dr. King’s Call

How does Dr. King’s message regarding “creative maladjustment” relate to generations of institutional racism faced by African Americans? Three local leaders explore how Black Minnesotans have refused to normalize injustice and inequality and are responding today with action, innovation, and persistence. Read more about Acting on Dr. King’s Call

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