Activities in June – Stillwater, Minnesota

There are some fun and different activities coming up here this month in Stillwater, Minnesota that we would like to share with everyone! Take a look below to start planning your trip to Stillwater and your stay at Rivertown Inn!

Check our Current Events page for more events and activities!

Friday, June 18th, 6:30 – 11:00pm

Dance Cruise

Your evening will be filled with fun dance lessons and romantic dancing for you and your partner by professional dance instructor Tom Larson from the Ballroom & Wedding Dance Studio. Lessons start simple and add fun, interesting and romantic moves. Lessons are designed for both the beginner and seasoned dancers alike. The instruction is excellent, you will catch on easily and be able to use these dances the rest of your life! Boarding at 6:30 pm, Departing at 7:00 pm. $58.95/person

For More Information, Please Visit or call (651)436-8883

Friday, June 18th, 4:00 – 7:00pm

128th Annual Strawberry Festival

Join the annual celebration at Memorial Lutheran Church of Afton on Saturday, June 19, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Food includes ham, potato salad, cake, and all the strawberries you can eat. Entertainment provided by a brass quintet and there will be activities for children too. Bring your friends! 651-436-1138

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Saturday, June 19th, 4:00 – 6:00pm

Author Event with KS95′s Staci Matthews

Author and radio personality, Staci Matthews and photographer, Jess Watnemo Storey will be here in their white dresses to celebrate their book, Girlz In White Dresses. Join us for wine, chocolate and fun!

For More Information, Please Visit or Call (651)430-3385

Saturday, June 19th, 7:00 – 10:00pm

Four Fathers Comedy Cruise with Louie Anderson

Enjoy a three hour cruise down the beautiful St. Croix River, delicious dinner and hilarious comedy show with Louie Andersen, Bob DeMaris, Scott Hansen, Pete Borchers, & Jeff Gerbino. Boarding at 6:30pm Hudson, WI, departing 7:00pm and returning at 10pm.

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Saturday, June 21st, 5:00pm – Sunset

Franconia Sculpture Park Summer Solstice Celebration

Franconia Sculpture Park, 29836 St. Croix Tr., Franconia, MN
Come one come all to Franconia to celebrate the longest day of the year! Enjoy dinner with Franconia resident artists ($10 donation). At sunset, there might be a dance with the disco ball rearing its infamous self.

For More Information or to RSVP, Please call 651-257-6668 or E-mail

Thursday, June 24th – Saturday, June 27th

White Pine Festival

Each summer, the White Pine Festival presents exceptional art amid the beauty of the historic St. Croix Valley. The 2010 lineup includes former Minnesota Orchestra concertmaster Jorja Fleezanis, jazz with the Charles Lazarus Group with a world premiere composition by Jack Perla, and two performances by the critically acclaimed Miró Quartet, along with writing workshops, special art exhibits, and more. Mark your calendar to enjoy the festival and the beautiful St. Croix Valley.

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Friday, June 25th, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Moonlight Madness

Dress as your favorite Twilight character or come just as your are and celebrate the premiere of ECLIPSE, the newest movie in the Twilight series, at INSTUDIO on Friday, June 25th from 6-8pm! Register to win numerous “Twilight” related prizes donated by Main Street Business Owners including a grand prize of your very own “MOONLIGHT” photo session by Brad Knefelkamp, compliments of INSTUDIO! You won’t want to miss it!  Food and refreshments will be provided by River Market Co-op who are celebrating their tenth year downtown!  We hope to see you there!  Check out our website for more details under the “parties” tab at or call us at 651.439.6450!

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Saturday, June 26th, 4:00 – 7:00pm

WCHS 3rd Annual Beer Tasting

Beer enthusiasts unite! Show your support for the Washington County Historical Society by raising your glass and offering a toast at our third annual Beer Tasting event on Saturday, June 26. The event will be held at the Hay Lake Museum Complex, located at the corner of County Road 3 and Old Marine Trail, just south of Scandia. Whether you enjoy a good lager or pale ale, we are sure to have something for everyone to enjoy! The event will begin with a presentation by Doug Hoverson, author of “Land of Amber Waters” at 4:00 p.m.

The third annual beer tasting event is sponsored by Lift Bridge Brewery and Still-H2O. This event is 21+ and costs $10 per person.

For More Information, Please Visit, or Contact Anna Kirchner at

Saturday, June 26th, 4:00-7:00pm

Franconia’s 1st Annual 3-D Music Festival

This music festival encompasses a wide range of musical genres to create a diverse family friendly art and music cultural event for our entire community. The 3-D Music Festival significantly expands the park’s existing cultural event programming with a summer-long series of musical performances. Food will be available at the Lizard Lounge, Franconia’s own ” you betcha brat shop.” Tours of the Park will be given during the break. Franconia Sculpture Park, 29836 St. Croix Tr., Franconia, MN

For More Information, Please Call (651)257-6668.

Sunday, June 27th, 12:00 – 4:00pm

2010 Stillwater Fire Muster

The exciting Fire Muster event will have a gathering of retired or antique fire trucks, about 12-14 of them, assembling at the Lilly Lake parking lot. From there at noon the fire trucks will make way down to Lowell Park. They will be traveling down Greeley, Myrtle, Second Street, Mulberry, and north Water Street, to make their grand entrance at the Lowell Park. Once arriving at the South end of Lowell Park, the retired trucks will be positioned on the lower levy making a three point turn on Nelson Street and placing themselves close to the river. This particular position will allow the trucks to be able to drop their suction hoses into the river and draw river water for pumping or relaying to other rigs. Watching this fascinating system will allow the on lookers to be able to see fire engines, ladder trucks, pumpers, and a 100 foot tall aerial truck respond to emergency situations.

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