Arts & Culture

Spirit of St. Croix Art Festival

Embrace Your Artistic Side

Spirit of St. Croix Art Festival Returns in 2021.

art fair

Come visit the St. Croix River town of Afton, Minn. on September 25th and 26th when the 43rd Afton Art in the Park, hosted by the Afton Area Business Association, will take place in Town Square Park.

Ruben Custom Sawmill

About four years ago, Matt Ruben and his family decided to pack their bags and move away from city life to Denmark Township, on a five-acre hobby farm. With a desire to start a business, Ruben had a few ideas in mind.

An emerging popular trend is the use of dried flowers to decorate the home, with a plethora of blooming beauties popping up everywhere.

Things My Son Needs to Know About the World by Fredrik Backman

I’ve fallen in love with Fredrik Backman’s writing the same way he states in this book he wants his son to fall in love with words. “Like whirlwinds in your head. Like a punch to the gut.”

Franconia Sculpture Park

Many theater and gallery venues went dark in 2020 as it became necessary for audiences to seek alternate entertainment experiences. But, the 2021 summer spotlight is shining on many great arts and culture venues in the valley as they prepare for a comeback.

Space St. Croix

Sharing his love for science with others, Hudson resident and librarian Christopher Mick created Space St. Croix to make STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) content more accessible to curious kids.

cabin-friendly plants

Cabin owners know the drill. Head up (or over) to the lake in springtime for opening, plant the garden beds and flower boxes, return home and hope for the best.

Farm

WE REGULARLY FEATURE photo submissions from our Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest in the pages of St. Croix Valley Magazine and online. This month, we asked Steve Hadeen to tell us about his photograph titled Silo Under the Big Dipper.

pottery

The 29th annual St. Croix Valley Pottery. Tour will be all online to help keep artists and the pottery loving public safe. The venue may look different, but the pottery is as wonderful as ever.

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