Activities This Weekend in Stillwater, MN

Stillwater, Minnesota (along with the surrounding area)  is a fun and lively place to visit! There are events happening every week including concerts, art shows, theater, festivals and much more! Scroll down to take a look at the events happening in Stillwater this weekend and plan your stay at Rivertown Inn!

Be sure to check our Area Activities page for more information on local restaurants, wineries, shops, etc.

**The Stillwater Lift Bridge is now closed due to flooding of the St. Croix River. NOW OPEN: Oak Glen Golf Course is now open for the season, as well as Chicago Dogs!

Thursday, March 25th – Sunday, March 28th

“Our Town” by Thornton Wilder
The Big Read

Festival Theatre, 210 North Washington St., St. Croix Falls, WI
First seen by N.Y. audiences in 1938, Our Town is brought to the St. Croix River Valley by Festival Theatre. A touring production is available to all thirteen schools in the three-county Big Read area as well as homeschool and public performances at Festival Theatre. A fantastic community event! Contact Amy Klein for information on auditions, theatre arts classroom study component or scheduling a touring performance.

For reservations or more information call 888-887-6002 or visit

Friday, March 26th, 7:30pm

Billy McLaughlin and his “Eclectric” String Quartet

Chautauqua Fine Arts Center, 8000 75th St. N, Mahtomedi
Billy McLaughlin is recognized internationally as a world-class acoustic guitarist and composer.  His unique playing style can make a guitar sound as big as a grand piano yet as fluid as a violin.  Recently diagnosed with focal dystonia, an incurable muscular disorder, Billy has switched to playing his guitar left-handed.  Ticket holders may attend a 6:15 p.m. showing of a video documentary of Billy’s courageous musical journey. Adult – $16, Senior (62+) – $12, Student – $8.

For tickets and info: or call (651)269-9888

Friday, March 26th, 4:00pm to close

“All-You-Care-to-Eat” Friday Fish Fry at the Freight House

The Freight House is re-opened after completing our January remodeling. Enjoy our wonderful “all-you-care-to-eat” Freight House Friday Fish Fry! Complimentary basket of our “Signature” onion strings, fresh garden salad, warm house-made cornbread mini-muffins, and our Freight House Pilsner Beer Battered Fish fillets served over rough-cut fries!

For More Information, Please Call (651)439-5718 or Visit

Friday, March 26th, 7:30pm

Claremont Trio: St. Croix Concert Series

Trinity Lutheran Church, 115 N. 4th St., Stillwater
Widely regarded as the premier piano trio of its generation, the Claremont Trio is sought after for its thrillingly virtuosic and richly communicative performances. The Claremonts are consistently lauded for their “aesthetic maturity, interpretive depth, and exuberance” (Palm Beach Daily News) and is celebrating their 10th anniversary season.  The program will include works by Haydn, Ives, and Brahms. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for students. Reserve online or call 651-430-3528.

Saturday, March 27th, 10:00-4:00pm

Saturday Samplers in March: Reflexology

Here’s an opportunity to learn about Reflexology, a stress reduction technique to promote greater health and well-being. What is Reflexology? A method of bodywork for your feet and hands. Reduce stress, improve circulation, pain reduction, detoxification, feeling better, sleeping better, prevention and more! Simply remove your socks, shoes and sit back and relax. We welcome walk-ins all day long. 30-minute Reflexology Session $15, 20-minute Reflexology Session $10, 10-minute Reflexology Session FREE during the first and last hour of the day.

For More Information, Please Visit

Saturday, March 27th, 3:00-4:00pm

Making Maple Syrup

Join River Market Co-op on a field trip to River Falls, WI, to participate in a maple syrup making process at Rising Sun Farm. Roger Browne, the owner, is a long time supplier of most of the summer produce at River Market. He will show you the various stages of maple syrup processing, from tapping the maple trees to boiling the sap. You will be able to sample and purchase the maple syrup at the farm. Wear appropriate clothing and rubber boots. Meet at River Market at 2:15 p.m. and carpool to the farm. Free!

For More Information, Please Contact (651)439-0366

Thursday, March 30th – Sunday, April 18th

Living Creatively: Art St. Croix Gallery Show

A gallery show of visual art and sculpture as well as short literary works & poetry. Art St. Croix is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing arts opportunities for individuals with physical and mental disabilities and mental illness in the greater St. Croix Valley area.

For more information, email Art St. Croix

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