For the Kids
Walk when the Moon is full to listen and look for these flying mousetraps! Great horned and barred owls make the nature center home. Back inside, dissect an owl pellet to identify the teeth and bones of the creatures they eat. Learn to identify 5 owl calls and practice calling, too! Bring a mug for a hot beverage afterward! Small scout or youth groups welcome. Read more about Full Moon Walk
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Monday, December 9 at 6:00 p.m. for stories, songs, movement, and more to encourage the development of early learning skills. For children ages 5 and under and their caregivers.
Program is free and no registration required. This special evening session will be lead by a Stillwater ECFE Family Educator. Read more about Early Childhood Family Storytime
Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. for Baby Storytime with singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing at this inclusive storytime for families with babies. This is a time for you and your baby to bond with one another. Stay and play after storytime (until noon). It’s a great opportunity to meet new friends, socialize, and strengthen early literacy skills! This storytime is recommended for developmental ages 0-2 and their grown-ups (siblings always welcome).
Program is free and no registration is necessary. Read more about Baby Storytime
Santa is coming to Lift Bridge Brewery on Sunday, December 1st from 10am-2pm, and instead of just waiting in line with the kids – adults can wait in line with a fresh beer, root beer or hard Setlzer! WAY more fun for all involved. Photos taken by Shawn Hogendorf of Stillwater Current, with proceeds going to Valley Friendship Club of Stillwater. $10 per picture, and all photos will be emailed directly to you. Read more about Cheers With Santa
The Stillwater Nutcracker, now in its 29th year, is a family-friendly version of the classical ballet, 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.
Tickets $21 for reserved seating
11/29 2p & 7p
11/30 2p & 7p
12/01 1p & 6p Read more about The 29th Annual Stillwater Nutcracker
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will stop at Union Depot on Tuesday, December 10 for a musical performance. Attendees are encouraged to bring cash or a healthy food donation to benefit local food shelves. Canadian Pacific is committed to raising awareness about filling community food shelves with heart-healthy foods. Read more about Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Stops at Union Depot
The Holiday Tree Lighting celebration will begin with entertainment and holiday activities then move outside to the North Plaza for the annual tree lighting celebration followed by a celebratory fireworks display. Afterwards, stay for a Holiday Movie Night double feature of holiday favorites Elf then The Polar Express. Read more about Union Depot Holiday Tree Lighting + Movie Night
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, November 9 at 10:30 a.m. for Wild Things Masks! This class will use Maurice Sendak’s book Where the Wild Things Are as inspiration for making wearable 3-dimensional creature masks. Kids will learn how to realistically draw fur, feathers, scales and other textures to combine the features of various animals into one fantastic and terrifying Wild Thing! Recommended for students in grades K-6. Read more about Wild Things Masks! (K-6)