Arts & Entertainment

Art, Dance, Music, and Theater

ArtReach St. Croix, (651) 439-1465. Umbrella arts organization that provides and promotes arts experiences throughout the greater Stillwater area community. Maintains online events calendar.

Art St. Croix. Increasing opportunities in the arts for adults with disabilities.Contact through ArtReach St. Croix, (651) 439-1465.

Artist at Pine Needles, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota, (651) 433-5953. Artist residence program.

Belle Ballet, (651) 343-8750. Ballet classes, studio, and public performances.

Century College Community Concert Band, (651) 604-0852. Community ensemble of wind and percussion instruments with a public performance schedule.

Croix Chordsmen, St. Croix Valley, (651) 439-4527.

Duck Soup Players, (651) 433-4039. Shows for audiences with limited options for getting out, i.e. those in senior housing and nursing homes.

Music St. Croix, 651-430-9198. Stillwater chamber music ensemble with a public performance schedule.

Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI, (715) 386-2305. Exhibitions, performances, and classes.

Saint Croix Ballet, (651) 439-2820. Ballet classes and studio. Sponsors annual “Stillwater Nutcracker”, and other public performances.

St. Croix Valley Boy Choir, (715) 646-2649.

Stillwater Area High School Dramatic Players, (651) 351-8109.

Stillwater Area High School Orchestras, (651) 351-8202.

Summer Tuesdays.Summer evening music, movies, and market program in Lowell Park.

Summer Community Theater, (651) 351-8300. Program of Community Education, Stillwater Area Public Schools.

Valley Chamber Chorale, (651) 430-0124.

Vallee de Croix Chorus Four-part a cappella women’s chorus based in Stillwater. 651-439-7102

Fairs and Festivals

Washington County Fair, (651) 770-0246. Annual county fair is in early August. Other activities occur at the fairgrounds on a regular basis.

Square Lake Film and Music Festival. Annual event in August.

Radio and Television

Central St. Croix Valley Joint Cable Communications Commission, (651) 439-8803.

KLBB AM 1220, (651) 439-5006. Twin Cities metro-wide signal.Covers Stillwater Ponies football. One of the last independently owned and operated stations in the Minnesota.

Valley Access Channels, (651) 430-2921.

WDGY/WMIN AM 630, (651) 436-4000.

WEVR FM 106.3, (651) 439-1111.

Writing Groups

For local groups, contact ArtReach St. Croix, (651) 439-1465. See also the “Resources for Minnesota Writers” page of the Friends of Saint Paul Public Library, or try