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Benefit Concert for the Waters is April 15 at Ascension Episcopal Church

A Benefit Concert for the Waters will be offered by Talia Rose on Friday April 15 7:30-9 p.m. at Ascension Episcopal Church 214 3rd St N Stillwater MN 55082. Talia Rose, celtic harpist, songstress, and storyteller will offer an evening of song and stories for the waters invoking the pure, clean and beautiful power of the Sacred Water through harp, percussion and crystalline vocals. Requested cost $15.00. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the Nibi Walk www.nibiwalk.org. A Water Blessing/Sound Healing will be offered by Talia Rose, celtic harpist on Sunday April 17 2:00-4:00 pm at Ascension Episcopal Church in Stillwater. Continue Reading →

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Mike Bell Spaghetti Dinner Benefit is This Weekend

Michael Bell, known to many in the Bayport community as “Sweet Corn”, was diagnosed in late January, 2016, with a brain tumor on his cerebellum. Mike, age 43, is a dad to four children, is a volunteer firefighter and is active in his church and community. Mike underwent surgery to remove the tumor on February 11 and was able to return home to his family on February 25th. Thankfully the tumor was not cancerous! Mike continues to face health challenges since he had surgery. Continue Reading →

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HarFEST 2015

HarFEST’15 is a community fall festival with Trunk or Treat (cars decorated with treats being handed out to costume children), Candyland truck, 2000 plus box indoor maze, bonfire, food truck, hay rides, FREE food, and pumpkin bowling. Event starts at 5pm. Continue Reading →

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Culinary Theme Dinners at Outing Lodge in Stillwater

Outing Lodge Theme Dinners 2014 & 2015

~October 31st ~ Stillwater Living Magazine Annual Halloween Ball (Please contract Stillwater Living Magazine for tickets!)

~November 29th~ Babette’s Feast Dinner, see the Outing Lodge website for ticket information. ~December 20th~ Downton Abbey’s Christmas Dinner, see the Outing Lodge website for ticket information. ~January 17th~ Brazellian Jazz & Paella Dinner, see the Outing Lodge website for ticket information. ~February 14th~ Valentines Tango Dinner, see the Outing Lodge website for ticket information. ~April 18th~ Paris in the 20’s Dinner, see the Outing Lodge website for ticket information. Continue Reading →

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Original Local: A Cookbook Event with Stories to Tell

Minnesota author Heid E. Erdrich is a teacher, poet and natural storyteller. Her cookbook, Original Local: Indigenous Foods, Stories and Recipes from the Upper Midwest takes us back to our regional culinary roots. Heid will talk about her cookbook and the stories her recipes tell on Saturday, April 5 from 10:30 to 12:30 at Ascension Episcopal Church, 214 N. Third St., Stillwater, MN. Recipes from Heid’s cookbook will be prepared and served by the staff from Our Community Kitchen. Guests will sample Porkypine Bullets, Ziigwan/Spring Louise’s Manoomin Salad and Mandaamin-Manoomin Bread. Continue Reading →

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Celebrate ‘Fat Tuesday’ with Our Community Kitchen and Thrift Store Sonata


“Fat Tuesday” or Shrove Tuesday is traditionally the last opportunity for us to eat indulgent food before Lent begins. Our Community Kitchen (Stillwater) is hosting a buffet-style pancake supper this Tuesday, March 4, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ascension Church, 214 N. Third St., Stillwater. The all-you-can-eat buffet will offer traditional dishes such as sweet potato pancakes with maple syrup and fruit sauce, split pea soup, fresh fruit, donuts with chocolate dipping sauce. To add to the fun, Thrift Store Sonata will add its foot-stomping music to the occasion. Kids will enjoy games and crafts. Continue Reading →

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