Activities in August – Stillwater, Minnesota

The month of August in Stillwater, Minnesota is packed with an array of activities from vintage car shows to Summer Tuesday events to art fairs! Enjoy a night at Rivertown Inn and spend the day in strolling Main St. and see what Stillwater has to offer. Scroll down for a list of upcoming activities and events. Visit our Current Events page to see even more events happening is August & September.

Tuesday, August 4th – Sunday, August 8th

Washington County Fair

A traditional county fair for all ages to enjoy… since 1871! The fair has everything including exhibits, animals, rides, lumberjack shows, tractor pulls and much more!

For More Information, Please Visit WashingtonCountyFair.org

 

Saturday, August 6th, 10:00am – 6:00pm

Franconia Sculpture Park Community Collaboration/Hot Metal Pour

Franconia Sculpture Park, 29836 St. Croix Tr., Franconia, MN
Come and be part of art history and the direct casting of metal sculptures. Cast metal artists from around the world converge on FSP for a two-week workshop at the end of July. On August 1st, they invite the public to be part of out cast metal artist workshop and create (or collaborate on) your own small sculptures. A nominal fee is charged to cover expenses. Molds are $25, $40, and $75.

For More Information, Please E-mail info@franconia.org

 

Tuesday, August 10th, 4:30pm – 11:00pm

Summer Tuesdays

Come down to Lowell park in Historic Downtown Stillwater for family-friendly music, movies and fun!! The market, featuring pottery, jewelry, clothes, local chefs and locally-grown fresh produce, is open from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. The featured movie is “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” and music will be provided by the Cafe Accordion Orchestra.

Wednesday, August 11th, 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Cruisin’ On the Croix

Stillwater’s hot rod and vintage car show “Cruisin’ on the Croix” will be held in the North side of Lowell Park in downtown Stillwater from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Enjoy food and  beverage vendors and take a look at some fantastic classic cars. Held every Wednesday through August 25th!

Saturday, August 14th

Art in the Park

ArtReach St. Croix, 224 N. 4th Street, Stillwater
Join ArtReach Alliance for their annual hands on art extravaganza! This year they will host the event at the ArtReach building and on the lawn of the Stillwater Public Library. Free! Live music and performances, over 12 hands on art opportunities, drumming workshops, puppet parade, and more! And of course, the STMROLLER is back for printmaking action!

For More Information, Please Contact info@artreachalliance.org

Saturday, August 14th, 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Franconia’s 1st Annual 3-D Music Festival

Franconia Sculpture Park, 29836 St. Croix Tr., Franconia, MN
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.

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

Saturday, August 14th – Sunday, August 15th, 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Wine Meets Art Fest

Visit St. Croix Vineyard for their 2nd annual Wine Meets Art Fest, a celebration of all things local. On Saturday and Sunday, August 14th & 15th from noon-6, artists from the metro area will be on display, with items ranging from pottery to jewelry, hand-crafted soaps to photography. Stop in to the winery to sample local, award-winning wines and support your local producers. Local musicians will also be performing live music both days.

For More Information, Please Visit SCVWines.com

Tuesday, August 17th, 4:30pm – 7:00pm

Summer Tuesdays

Come down to Lowell park in Historic Downtown Stillwater for family-friendly music, movies and fun!! The market, featuring pottery, jewelry, clothes, local chefs and locally-grown fresh produce, is open from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. The featured movie is “Grumpy Old Men” and music will be provided by Lee Engele.

Tuesday, August 24th – Tuesday, August 31st

Stillwater Music Festival

Critically acclaimed string quartet Brooklyn Rider invites you to the 5th annual Stillwater Music Festival! For tickets call: 651-583-4703 or online.

Wednesday, Aug. 25th, 7:00pm: Brooklyn Rider at The Daily Grind Espresso Bar

Friday, Aug. 27th, 8:00pm: Brooklyn Rider & Kojiro at Washington County Historic Courthouse

Monday, Aug. 30th, 7:00pm – Free Family Concert at Stillwater Public Library

Tuesday, Aug. 31st, 8:00pm: Festival Finale with The Knights and Steven Copes at Trinity Luthern Church

Saturday, August 28th, 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Franconia’s 1st Annual 3-D Music Festival

Franconia Sculpture Park, 29836 St. Croix Tr., Franconia, MN
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.

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


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