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Watch Oscar Live Action Shorts Saturday at Marine on St. Croix Historic Vintage Hall


If you’re into film, make it an Oscars weekend by watching the five Live Action Short nominees at the Marine on St. Croix Historic Village Hall on Saturday, March 1, a day before the Oscar Awards aire on ABC. All give shorts will be shown in succession Saturday night as part of a fundraiser for the volunteer-run Marine Community Library. This year’s nominees run the gamut from slapstick to redemption stories. Here are the event details:

Doors open at 6:30

Films start screening at 7:30

Advance Tickets are $25 each or 2 for $40

Tickets at the door are $30 each or 2 for $45

Tickets available @ the Marine General Store & Marine Library or by calling 651-433-5569

Ticket price includes hors d’oeuvres, dessert and wine

Attire is “Swank Optional”

Films are not rated but do include adult themes

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‘Brick Alley Bash’ Features Spring Fashion Show, Live Music & Lots of Merchant Specials


A group of downtown merchants are teaming up to throw the “Brick Alley Bash” on March 1. Stillwater’s historic Brick Alley building on the south end of downtown will have live music, food, shopping and a spring fashion show in the foyer of the building from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 1. This is the first year for the event. Here are a few things you can expect:

A spring fashion show by Mainstream Boutique with accents by Allure Jewelry will begin at noon. Live music by Minnesota Music Hall of Fame winners, The Rhythm Roosters, will be at Smalley’s Caribbean BBQ from 1 – 3 p.m.

There will also be prize drawings, food sampling and specials from Brick Alley merchants, including:

Create a tye-die scarf at Darn Knit Anyway for $10

Allure Jewelry is featuring all diamond rings at 20% off

Sample Minnesota grown Ruby Red Popcorn, Minnesota-made wild rice soup, & orange cranberry cheese ball at Betty June’s

A hot cup of River Moon Coffee roasted upstairs in the Brick Alley

Mainstream Boutique will have winter clearance with items 30 to 70% off 

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Stillwater Film & Theatre Presents OSCAR SHORTS

The Non-profit “Stillwater Film & Theatre,” Is showing the Oscar Shorts IN STILLWATER, on a giant screen at the St.Peters, UCC Hall, 111 East Orleans Street. Shows are at 4:30 and 7: P.M. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 18. 19th and 20th. Additional shows are at 10:A/M and 2 P.M. Saturday. The Animation nominees are at the 4:30 and the 10 A/M shows, with Live Shorts

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We are launching an annual art guide for the St. Croix River Valley. This is the ONLY guidebook that exists to hook up art tourists (buyers) with artists and galleries in the St. Croix Valley – from Taylors Falls / St. Croix Falls to Hastings/Prescott. Continue Reading →

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6 Things To Do This Weekend in Stillwater


It’s winter in the valley, and there are all sorts of things happening this weekend in Stillwater. Here’s a list of a few things you may want to check out if you’re around town:

From noon to 4 p.m. today (Jan. 18) the Washington County Historical Society is hosting an Ice Cream Social in Lowell Park. When you’ve finished with the Ice Cream Social, “Come in from the Cold” (noon – 5 p.m.) for sales, live music and free food, beer and wine samples in the Grand Garage. Lift Bridge Brewing Co. is throwing their second annual Silhouette Imperial Stout Special Release Party this weekend at the brewery. Continue Reading →

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