What better a way to enjoy a beautiful summer night than with a glass of sauvignon blanc and some live music? Visit the St Croix Vineyards to listen to local musicians' strum away every Saturday afternoon. Get a socially distanced group of friends together to enjoy this summer special, and while you’re there, sign up for a private wine tour. Ages 21 and up. Read more about Live Music Saturdays at St Croix Vineyards
Arts & Performance
Put your crafting skills to work with the Stillwater Public Library’s guided DIY crafting class. The featured project will be rock painting but if that’s not your thing then bring whatever you like. Read more about Teen (Virtual) Drop-In DIY
Gallop away into a fun day with Kidcreate Studio’s online class. One of their instructors will guide your child through each step via Zoom video conference. Read more about Draw and Paint a Pony Workshop
Now you can brush up on your dance skills from the comfort of your home. Four Seasons Dance Studio is offering classes online through Zoom, which cover styles from the Pachanga to Salsa Solos and can be danced with or without a partner. Read more about Pachanga and Salsa Solos – Online Class
Get out your painting supplies and take advantage of the City of Plymouth’s Adult Arts Program virtual tutorials. For $40, learn to paint the beautiful and bright flowers that blossom in the summer with video tutorials provided by the City of Plymouth’s Connect to Rec Virtual Recreation program. Read more about Virtual Palette Up! Sunflower Farm at Home
The Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association, in collaboration with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, presents the Powderhorn Art Fair, a two-day online arts event that showcases creations from over 200 artists. Typically held in person, the event will continue to showcase local artist’s work and connect Twin Cities creatives, but with a virtual spin. Read more about Powderhorn Online Art Fair
Children's Theatre Company, in collaboration with 37 other theatres nationwide, will present the virtual premiere of "A Kids Play About Racism" on Aug. 1.
The play, an adaptation of Jelani Memory's "A Kids Book About Racism," will premiere on the streaming platform Broadway on Demand.
"This show embraces the full spectrum of emotional response children may have as they navigate comprehending racism and how it may affect them," lead artist Khalia Davis says in a release. Read more about 'A Kids Play About Racism'
Free children performances will be held at noon each Tuesday during the months of July and August in the Maetzold Amphitheater. To support safety measures and continue to help slow the spread of COVID-19, stickers have been placed in the amphitheater to ensure proper social distancing between seated families. Visitors should stay home if they are sick, wear a mask or facial covering, wash or sanitize hands before arriving and ensure their child does not come within 6 feet of the performer.
The performance schedule includes the following acts: Read more about Children's Shows at Centennial Lakes Park
Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave S., will host a variety of musical entertainment this summer. Free sidewalk performances will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in July and August near the south end of Hughes Pavilion (the building between Q. Cumbers and Chuck E. Cheese). Visitors are asked to wear a mask or facial covering, sanitize hands before arrival, stay home if they are sick and practice proper social distancing.
The performance schedule for Monday includes the following acts: Read more about Music at Centennial Lakes Park