Rivertown Inn Presents Intrigue Theater: The Ghosts Have Answers

On Thursday, February 23rd, travel back to the Victorian era with nationally-acclaimed illusionist Sean-Paul and the lovely Juliane to take part in a mesmerizing evening filled with magical demonstrations, inexplicable mysteries and feats of astonishing mental capabilities.

If you enjoyed movies like “The Illusionist” and “The Prestige”, you must experience Intrigue Theater!

Wine reception immediately following performance.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Doors open at 6:30pm. Performance begins at 7:00pm

$45 per person plus tax.
Advance reservations required. Wine Reception is included in the pricing

Special promotion: Stay the night at the Rivertown Inn and the price of the event is waived – just like magic! Limited availability, call to reserve your room today!

For more information about Intrigue Theater, visit www.intriguetheater.com

Valentine’s Dinner at Rivertown Inn

Rivertown Inn will present a special Valentine’s Dinner on Saturday, February 11th, 2012,  prepared by Chef Ray Remler featuring a romantic 4-course menu paired with wines for $65 per person plus tax and gratuity. An overnight stay at the luxurious inn will cap off the perfect evening, although guests are welcome for dinner only.

The Valentine’s Dinner is limited to a maximum of twenty guests to ensure an intimate and memorable dining experience in the elegant Rivertown Inn mansion. The 4-course menu with exquisite wines expertly chosen for each dish will begin with a salad of Roasted Root Vegetables on Arugula with apple cider vinaigrette, followed by Roasted Beet Soup with crème fraiche. The main course offers Seared Pork Tenderloin with Cherries and port sauce, whipped celery root and broccoli rabe. The dessert course will feature Ginger Molten Chocolate Cakes with ginger crème anglaise and white chocolate dipped strawberries with citrus gremolata.

The fabulously renovated 1882 lumber baron mansion, three blocks from downtown Stillwater, is the ideal destination for discriminating travelers who want to experience luxury, privacy and romance in Victorian splendor. Filled with rare antiques and the extraordinary details that one would expect only at the finest European hotels, the Rivertown Inn offers five Suites and two Bedchambers in the main house, and two Grand Suites in the separate Carriage House.  Each features a sumptuous décor that pays homage to a great romantic poet or literary figure of the 18th, 19th or 20th centuries. Couples can cozy-up in front of their room’s live flame gas fireplace and delight in their spa-quality private bath featuring a double whirlpool tub.

The Rivertown Inn is committed to promoting health-conscious gourmet dining with organic, locally-sourced ingredients and is proud to be one of the only inns in Minnesota to have a talented professional Chef on staff to create culinary delights for its guests.  Chef Ray Remler presents a nightly social hour for guests with hand-picked wines and a fresh assortment of beautifully prepared hors d’oeuvres, a sumptuous 4-course gourmet breakfast in the morning, and a never-ending supply of delicious homemade cookies at the refreshment bar.

For the evening of February 11, 2012 Rivertown Inn suites are priced at $295.00, excluding tax.  Bedchambers are priced at $215.00, excluding tax.

For information and reservations contact the Rivertown Inn at (651) 430-2955 or visit www.rivertowninn.com.

NEW: Exclusive Dining at Domacin Wine Bar

Rivertown Inn is pleased to offer our guests an exclusive three-course meal for two, accompanied by wine pairings at Domacin Wine Bar in downtown Stillwater, MN. Domacin and Rivertown Inn carry on the same tradition of excellence in service and hospitality. Even the name Domacin comes from the Latin word domicile, meaning home. The traditional Serbian meaning is the host or patriarch of the home – a person responsible for creating a hospitable environment and making everyone feel welcome.

We desire for all guests to feel content and well-cared for and at Domacin emphasis is placed on consistency in excellence of wine, food, and service.

Domacin Wine Bar was recently chosen as Minnesota Monthly’s “Best of Wine Bar” and has been voted Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence” for 2009 and 2010.

This package can be ordered online through the Rivertown Inn website or by phone. Please e-mail rivertown@rivertowninn.com or call (651)430-2955 with your preferred reservation time. Upon arrival at Rivertown Inn, you will receive a certificate entitling you to this exclusive dining experience. $100 per couple.

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! And this weekend is no exception! Scroll down to take a look at the events happening in Stillwater this weekend.

**Be sure to check our Area Activities page for more information on local restaurants, wineries, shops, etc. Take a look at our Current Events page to see what is happening throughout the month of May!

Friday, May 14th 6:00-9:30pm

Rivertown Inn’s Italian Wine Tasting

A casual, yet elegant event that allows you to sample six wonderful wines from Italy, served with tasty and carefully-paired small bites, all whilst taking in the beautiful surroundings of Rivertown Inn. $30 per person. Advance reservations required.

For More Information, Please Visit www.rivertowninn.comor Call (651)430-2955.

Friday, May 14th, 6:00-9:00pm

Morel Fest

The 2010 morel season is once again upon us! Trees have begun to bud and the springtime morel craze inspires unbelievable food. This culinary gem has been glorified by Chef Jim in his many years creating menus and recipes for his award-winning morel dinners at The Bayport Cookery. Rarely did Chef Kyndberg create the same dish twice, and tonight he will once again treat us to a menu featuring his favorite ingredient – the morel. Five beautiful courses will be created and paired exquisitely with wine. This is not a class to be missed! As a bonus, morels can be purchased this evening – call ahead to reserve.

For More Information, Please Visit The Chef’s Gallery

Friday, May 14th, 8:00-9:00pm

Patty and the Buttons Swing at Belle

Swing dance mayhem at Belle on the night of May 14! Stacia and Jason host a swing lesson from 8-9pm followed by three hours of live (yes live!) swing music provided by Patty and the Buttons. Stillwater native, Patrick Harison, leads this four piece trad jazz group, which has become a favorite of Twin Cities swing dancers. Come listen, watch or DANCE! $10 cover. Belle Ballet and Ballroom, 129 1/2 S. Main St., Stillwater. Enter next to Leo’s Malt Shop.

For More Information, Please E-mail cheribelleballet@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 15th, 8:00am – 1:00pm

Fly Day Open House

Visit the Lake Elmo Airport for free adult orientation rides, static displays, aviation exhibits and free hot dogs in honor of International Learn to Fly Day. Sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 54.

For More Information, Visit www.eaa54.org

Saturday, May 15th – Sunday, May 16th

Rivertown Art Festival

The 30th annual Rivertown Art Festival is held in Lowell Park on the banks of the beautiful St. Croix River adjacent to the Historic Lift Bridge in downtown Stillwater. This festival features some of the finest artists from around the country in a variety of categories, including: Ceramics, Clothes, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Painting, Paper, Photography, Wood, Mixed and others. Come enjoy the fantastic art, along with great food, a large kid’s area and more. It is considered to be the first major event of the outdoor season here in Stillwater, MN.

For More Information, Please Visit www.rivertownartfestival.com