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Snowy night by the fire with a glass of Minnesota wine

Think cold. Think snow. Think warm. Think fireplace at your favorite inn. Now think of enjoying a glass of fine Minnesota wine fireside with your sweetie. Many assume winery visting and tasting is just for summer and fall adventures. The vines are snuggled in under the snow but the wine has been bottled and waiting for you […]

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Lanesboro Winter Escapades

Lanesboro invites you to their Winter Escapades Lanesboro is ready for the Christmas holiday season!  Join us for 3 weekends of fun during the month of December.   See calendar_of_events for details. All 3 weekends: Shopping! Historic downtown district filled with specialty shops. Theatre: Commonweal Theatre performances:  “Little Women” Dining: Three fine dining restaurants, some with […]

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Victorian Holidays at LeDuc Estate in Hastings

Tours of the LeDuc Estate in Historic Hastings take on a special glow this time of year (December 4-5 and 11-12). Plan to do Christmas shopping in the museum store there and find good old fashioned value in antiques, embroidered dish cloths (finished with 1860 patterns) felted purses, beaded jewelry and even rock candy and cracker bread. […]

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St Croix Valley Inns Holiday Tour

Halls and parlors and even some of the bedrooms are decked out in holiday glam Sunday, December 5, 2010 at the St. Croix Valley Bed and Breakfast Inns Holiday Tour. A group of 14 inns celebrate the holidays by sharing treats, recipes and decor this special Sunday from 1 to 5 pm.   This year the $20 tickets can be purchased for either the […]

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Veterans’ Day at the Water Street Inn

Veterans’ Day We here at the Water Street Inn want to thank all Veterans and Active Military this week with a special.   All rooms are just $99 per night any night between November 8th through November 15th 2010 and we will also buy you dinner and breakfast.   (One meal per table, good 11/8/2010 […]

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LeDuc Estate Artist Show and Sale

Ambiance at the romantic gothic LeDuc estate in Hastings will be complimented for the next few weeks by works of more than a dozen talented painters, potters, photographers and carvers.Beginning November 6th and continuing to November 14th, the show will run from 10 AM to 5 PM. This annual tradition has become the opportunity for many to begin holiday […]

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Authors’ Eve at LeDuc Estate in Hastings

Local Hastings writers Amy Martin (pen name Annie Wilder) author of “Spirits Out of Time” and Mary Janice Davidson and Anthony Alongi (co-authors of the New York Times bestselling “undead” series) will be at the LeDuc Estate in Hastings Tuesday October 12 at 7 pm. Enjoy readings, conversation and signed books for sale. Pam Thorsen […]

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Stillwater Harvest Fest this Weekend

Stillwater Harvest Fest this weekend Come for the day…     Stay for the weekend It’s Not too late to book your lodging for the 2010 Stillwater Harvest Fest. Stillwater is beautiful and Romantic at this time of year and provides some of the best leaf viewing the state has to offer! Choose from Historic and Romantic […]

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Combine wine tasting & apple tasting & chocolate tasting

October is the perfect time for a visit to the St Croix Valley. The fall colors are peaking and local orchards, vineyards and a very special chocolate shop downtown Hastings are offering samplings. Try a fine sip of Marchel Foch from Alexis Bailly Vineyard and Winery or a crisp bite of Connell Red or Honey Gold from […]

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Artists wanted Afton Art in the Park on the St. Croix River

Looking for quality Artists to participate in the 34th annual Afton Art in the Park in downtown Afton. For more information and vendor forms go to www.aftonmnarea.com or aftonartfair.com

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