The Afton Strawberry Festival & Marketplace 2020 will be celebrated in the historic village of Afton, MN. The festival honors the long & rich heritage of strawberry crops grown in the area since the 1800s. This FREE 2 day outdoor celebration will feature a blend of 80+ artists showcasing & selling their good sand a business expo. Great food, live music, & fun activities for the entire family. Read more about Afton Strawberry Festival & Marketplace
For the Kids
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 8 at 1:00 p.m. for Over & Under the Snow Illustrations - Art for Kids. What do animals do in the winter? We will read a book that helps us see what is happening in the northland both OVER and UNDER the snow. We will illustrate our own winter landscapes, color them in, and then paint over them with a watercolor wash to make the colors POP! For kids in grades K-5. Read more about Over & Under the Snow Illustrations - Art for Kids, K-5
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 8 at 11:00 a.m. for Snake, Rattle and Roll with Snake Discovery. Slither into the world of reptiles by meeting several species that call Minnesota home! From diet to habitat and behavior, with plenty of fun facts in-between, attendees will learn what makes our cold-blooded friends so unique in this engaging program. Kids and adults are welcome to touch (and even hold) the ambassador animals for a truly hands-on experience! Read more about Snake, Rattle and Roll with Snake Discovery
Join us at Stillwater Public Library for some live-action STEM as a 3M Visiting Wizard shares her knowledge and passion for science, typically on the 4th Tuesdays in January through May at 6:30 PM. Program is for all ages. No registration is required. Read more about 3M Visiting Wizard
Join us at Stillwater Public Library the second Saturday of each month from 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. to start your day off with Saturday Family Storytime. We'll share stories, songs, puppets and more designed to enhance your child's literacy skills!
Program is free and no registration is necessary. Read more about Second Saturday Storytime
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd Thursday of each month through May at 4:30 p.m. to be the first to read the newest titles as a participant of the new Beta Books - Tween ARC Book Group! Want the scoop on new releases and upcoming books? Choose from a selection of Middle Reader ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies), read your book, then come back each month to discuss and share it in a no-pressure environment! Everyone will get a chance to talk about what they enjoyed (or didn’t!) from our ARC collection. Read more about Beta Books - Tween ARC Book Group
Join families and meet new friends during Preschool Drop-in Playtime at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 10:50 - 11:30 a.m. Enjoy this dedicated time and space to play alongside your young child in an inclusive and welcoming environment.
Program is free and no registration required. Read more about Preschool Drop-in Play
Want a day of fun and family time? Come and participate in numerous outdoor activities at Fort Snelling State Park. Activities include ice-fishing, snowshoeing, fat-tire biking, archery and more! All the necessary equipment is provided and make sure to grab a hot chocolate in between activities! All ages. Read more about Winter Trails Day 2020
This show is for lovers of all things canine. Watch your favorite breed compete in the show or attend one of the many programs which celebrate everything from working dogs to hunting hounds. Pick up a treat for your furry friend at the marketplace but please leave your own pooch at home. Visit the Land O’ Lakes Kennel Club website for a full schedule of activities and events. Read more about Land O’ Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays through April from 10:15 - 10:50 a.m. for Preschool Storytime. Come to see the beloved puppet, Baby Bear, who always has a letter to help us figure out what our storytime is about that day. There will be singing, talking, reading, writing and playing at this storytime for preschoolers with their parents and caregivers. Read more about Preschool Storytime