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'
Five local artists are donating pottery and paintings to raise funds for WeLoveLakeStreet and Minnetonnka Center for the Arts. The pandemic and social unrest leave these two places we love in need of funding. ALL funds from this sale will to to these two non-profits. This is an outdoor event. Masks and social distancing, please.
July 10 and 11, 4350 Wyndill Circle, Deephaven MN 55391 10 AM to 5 PM each day
Learn about Indo-Islamic papermaking and its role in the history of papermaking.
We will cover the papermaking process, and surface finishing techniques like dyeing, sizing, and burnishing on traditionally-made papers. Detailed handouts will be emailed to everyone about the process, the history as well as supplies and materials should you wish to pursue this style of papermaking at home; along with readings ro further your knowledge of the craft. Everyone will receive a sample of the paper made during the session. Read more about LIVE DEMO: Indo-Islamic Papermaking