August 2013 Events in Stillwater, MN

cruisinonthecroix

Every Wednesday Night in August, 5:00-10:00pm

Cruisin’ on the Croix – Hot Rod & Vintage Car Show

FREE EVENT. Come to Stillwater EVERY Wednesday night during June, July and August to bring your vintage car or to simply admire “the vintage & hot rod cars” and dream a little. Location: Lowell Park, right behind the Water Street Inn, and right on the banks of the St. Croix River. Vendors, 50′s band, Festivities. For More info please visit the Facebook Page or call Scott at 651-494-8657 or John at 651-439-5718.

farmers market

Every Saturday, 7:30am-12Noon

Stillwater Farmer’s Market

Located at 3rd & Pine Street (Just 3 blocks from Rivertown Inn) in Riverview Parking Lot, across from the Historic Courthouse in Stillwater, this market offers an assortment of organic food, vegetables, crafts, fruits and local specialties. Hours are mid-June thru October Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. -12:00 noon. For more information, please call 651-275-7075 or e-mail bfriendt@comcast.net.

summer_tuesdays

Every Tuesday through August 27th, 5:30pm-10:30pm

Summer Tuesdays

Celebrate Stillwater’s FREE Summer Tuesday events for the entire family held in Lowell Park in July and August. STARTS JULY 9th ends August 27.   This is our 11th Year! Enjoy Market vendors, stage performances, live music and a great family movie at dusk. Bring the family and a blanket! 5:00-8:30pm is Market Vendors, 5:30-8:30 is Live Music on Stage. The movie starts at dusk.   Agenda: July 9 – Mike in the Wilderness Band, movie is The Lorax; July 16 – Thrift Store Sonata Band, movie is Indiana Jones & THe Raiders of the Lost Ark; July 23 – Hounds of Finn Band, movie is Toy Story; July 30 – Band TBD and movie, August Rush.   Schedule for August: Aug 6 – Moors & McCumber Band, Movie is Hugo; Aug. 13 – Scott Miller Band, movie is The Muppets; Aug. 20 – Calactic Cowboy Orchestra and movie, E.T. For more information, please visit www.summertuesdays.com.

gasthaus_bavarian

Every Sunday in August, 3:00-6:00pm

Music in the Meadow

Every Sunday – Take time to relax and enjoy the music in the meadow on Sundays (weather permitting) at the Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter. Bring your chairs and blankets. All are welcome! On the lawn – free admission – Aug 19th: Dan Lund – Country Aug 26th: Paul Mayasich & RAMM – Rhythm & Blues at it’s Best! Gasthaus is located at 8390 Lofton Ave. N. 651-439-7128. For more information, please visit www.gasthausbavarianhunter.com.

WC fair

Wednesday, July 31st – Sunday, August 4th, 7:00am-10:00pm

Washington County Fair

Established in 1873! Music, Educational Exhibits by 4-H and FFA members, Fabulous fair food, animals, carnival rides, FREE events from pig races to magician shows, and hundreds of exhibits. Located at 12300 North 40th St. in Lake Elmo, just minutes from Stillwater. For more information, please visit www.washingtoncountyfair.org.

bayport marina

Saturday, August 10th

Antique and Classic Boat Show

Bayport Marina and the BSLOL chapter of The Antique and Classic Boat Society are hosting an in-water and on land boat show featuring boats from the 1930’s to the 1970’s.  Various arts and crafts vendors will be exhibiting on the Marina grounds.  Food and beverages are also available for sale. We cordially invite the public to attend this FREE event of fun, friends, and boats. For more information, please visit www.bayportmarina.com.

square_lake

Saturday, August 10th, 2:00pm-Midnight

Square Lake Film & Music Festival

Celebrate the 11th anniversary of the Square Lake Film & Music Festival!  35-plus short films, live music, picnic fare.  Festivities take place just a stones-throw away from the scenic setting of Square Lake County Park. Plan to overnight in Stillwater. In addition to films being screened by emerging filmmakers, the Square Lake Film & Music Festival boasts a stellar lineup of Minnesota musicians led by Retribution Gospel Choir. At 10am on August 10th, a contingent of festival-goers will depart on bikes from HUB bike COOP and Cycles For Change (formerly the Sibley Bike Depot). Last year the festival was proud to announce that over half of all festival goers arrived on bikes! The event has sold out in advance in previous years, so everyone is encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. For more information, please visit www.squarelakefestival.com.

wine_meets_art

Saturday, August 10th – Sunday, August 11th, 12:00pm-5:00pm

Wine Meets Art Festival

Saint Croix Vineyards, 6428 Manning. Enjoy interacting with top local artists as you stroll through the art show while sampling local wine, beer and food! Free Tours each day. Take time to explore Main Street Stillwater after visiting the winery and plan to stay overnight to take everything in! For more information, please visit www.scvwines.com.

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