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Davina and the Vagabonds Davina and the Vagabonds will perform in concert on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. Since exploding onto the scene in 2005, Davina and the Vagabonds have grown from a down-and-dirty blues band into one of the most exciting acoustic ensembles on the international stage.
Betty Brandt Passick is an Iowa native who relocated to the Twin Cities in the 1980s, long after endless black loamy corn fields, waves of prairie grasses and glorious sunrises had left their indelible imprint. The result: her books are infused with earthy soul, faith-isms and Midwestern values. "Gangster in Our Midst" (2017) is her third book. Passick will hold a meet and greet noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at Chapter 2 Books, 226 Locust St., Hudson
Cold weather is here, and so are the Basics for Local Kids coat events. BLK offers gently used and new coats, boots, snow pants, hats, mittens and gloves to kids in need. Over 3,000 western Wisconsin kids have been served since 2010. Winter-wear is made possible through donations by community members, churches, businesses and organizations.
The annual Hilltop Pumpkin Party, organized by the I-94 Business Alliance of the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau, is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at YMCA Camp DayCroix (532 County Road F) on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. The Hilltop Pumpkin Party is a free event for area children and their families.The day features a petting zoo, inflatable rides, horse drawn wagon rides, pumpkin painting, family friendly music, story times, games and trick-or-treating organized by Hudson Area Chamber members, and a
"Tomie dePaola's Strega Nona," adapted for the stage by Thomas W. Olson, based on the books by dePaola, with music composed and orchestrated by Roberta Carlson, with additional orchestrations by Thomas Charles Speltz, will be performed by The Phipps Children's Theater Oct. 5-14 on Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 1 and 4 p.m., as well as Sundays at 2 p.m.
Join us on the banks of the St. Croix River for an interactive art experience and prepare to be inspired! Enjoy live demos, musicians, performers and free activities while sampling a variety of tasty treats. The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, in partnership with The Phipps Center for the Arts, invites you to channel your creative spirit at Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival in Lakefront Park, Hudson, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 and 10 a.m.m to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23.
"A Nice Family Gathering," a poignant comedy by Phil Olson, will be performed Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sunday, Sept. 23 at 2:30 p.m. Minnesota nice has never been so nutty.
Join the interactive creative experience at the Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival and prepare to be inspired! The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau in partnership with The Phipps Center for the Arts invites you to channel your creative spirit! We welcome new activities to the park this year! Enjoy the sidewalk masterpieces of professional chalk artist, Allison Severson. Also Aerialist, Laura Emiola, will be swinging with silks from the wires, as her graceful acrobatics amaze.
Brandon J. Lawson, 35, Sauk Rapids, Minn., was ordered to post $500 cash bond June 28 on charges of uttering a forgery and using false identification. The charges stemmed from an April 4, 2017, incident in Hudson. Javontae K. Bowman, 19, 651 Monette Ave., New Richmond, was ordered to post $2,500 cash bond June 29 on charges of THC possession with intent to deliver, misdemeanor bail jumping and disorderly conduct. The charges stemmed from June 28 incident in New Richmond.
Explore the St. Croix River from another perspective. From mussels to raptors and a variety of living river critters, experience the St. Croix River on an ecological-minded cruise featuring river life. Naturalists of the Carpenter Nature Center will share their expertise of the natural history of the area aboard a scenic boat cruise offered by Afton*Hudson Cruise Lines. Live raptors and various river critters will be aboard for a first-hand look at river life. The Grand Duchess will set sail on Friday, July 20, and guests of all ages are invited to join the fun.