July 2013 Events in Stillwater

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4th of July Fireworks & Concerts

                        Come for an old-fashioned July 4th celebration with fabulous fireworks over the St. Croix River at 10PM, with music on KBBL (1220AM). Enjoy two concerts in the park.  At 7:00 pm the Dakota Valley Pops Orchestra performs in Lowell Park (downtown along the river) and the St. Croix Jazz Orchestra performs in Pioneer Park (N 2nd St overlooking downtown). Both concerts presented by Cub Foods & Andersen Windows.

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CIVIL WAR MUSICAL AT HISTORIC COURTHOUSE
Tuesday, July 2nd – 6:30pm

The Washington County Historic Courthouse, 101 W. Pine Street, 651-275-7075, will be the site of a FREE musical based on the First Minnesota Infantry Regiment charge at Gettysburg, Pa., during the Civil War.

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Saint Croix Vineyards 1st Annual Wine & Jazz Fest

Saturday, July 13th – 11am-6pm

FREE ADMISSION
Visit the vineyard for the first annual Wine & Jazz Fest, a celebration of local Jazz and local Wine. On Saturday, July 13th from 11am – 6pm, jazz musicians from the metro area will perform at the picturesque site of Saint Croix Vineyards.
11:00am – 12:00pm Mike Salovich & Marc Anderson (World Music)
12:30pm – 2:00pm Patty Peterson & Tanner Taylor Group (Classic & Contemporary Jazz)
2:30pm – 4:00pm Seven Steps to Havana (Latin Jazz)
4:30pm – 6:00pm Atlantis Quartet (Modern Jazz)
After perusing the fest grounds, stop in to the rustic tasting room and try Minnesota’s award-winning wines, including the recently bottled Frontenac Gris and gold winner Marquette. The event is free of charge and visitors are encouraged to come for an afternoon of fun and relaxation, enjoy wine and live music, and support local. Learn More

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ST CROIX VINTAGE BASE BALL – 1860’s Style

Saturday, July 20th

Come watch an 1865 vintage baseball with the Greys, Onions, Baltics, Afton, Rooster & Quicksteps – all teams following the rules as played by Civial War soldiers during times of leisure, which helped to make baseball a pastime for the entire nation. Learn more.

STILLWATER LIVE MUSIC DAYS  

July 18-21  TH-SUN

 Many of Stillwater’s nightclubs, bars and restaurants are pulling together to offer great live music over a four night period.

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 SUMMER TUESDAYS 

July 9-August 20, Tuesdays,  5pm til end of Movie!
Free summer event in Lowell Park with market vendors, live stage & fun family PG rated movies.  Bring chairs and blankets.  Rain or shine!
July 9 – Mike In the Wilderness Band, Movie is The Lorax
July 16 – Thrift Store Sonata Band, Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
July 23 – Hounds of Finn Band, Movie is Toy Story
July 30 – Les Izmore, Movie is August Rush
LEARN MORE

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ST CROIX GARDEN TOUR

Saturday, July 13 & Sunday, July 14  –  10am – 4pm   

Self-drive. Spectacular gardens in the Stillwater area at the 21st Annual Garden Tour. Purchase tickets in advance from Family Means at 1875 Northwestern Ave., 651-439-4840.   LEARN MORE

STILLWATER LOG RUN!

                        Jul 20th 5:45-7:00AM packet pick up, 8AM bus to start line 

 5K and 10 mile and Toddler Trot. Organized by Run Stillwater, Inc. Register in advance on our website. Pick up packets on race day at Water Street Inn, 101 S. Water. Street, right next to the bridge. Learn more

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CRUISIN’ ON THE CROIX – Vintage Cars & Hot Rods

Every Wednesday Through August 5pm-10pm. 

Free!  Come to dream a little.  Lowell Park right next to the Historic Lift Bridge.   Live 50’s Bands, Vendors.  Learn more.

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 “ART ON MAIN” – Free event

                        Friday, July 19th – Saturday, Jul 20th –  4pm – 9pm Fri , and 11am – 5pm Sat

Explore the galleries and studios of Stillwater’s Historic Downtown Main Street showcasing our fine art scene. An artists reception will be held at each location on Friday’s featuring one or more artists as well as refreshments. Maps available at each location.  Learn more

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