Public Programs

St.
                      Paul Civic Symphony

 

Summer Arts Discovery

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JUNEkids= Kids Friendly
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June 1 - Thursday kids
The Mystery of Pig’s Eye Manor
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 9:15 am and 12:30 pm; $3.50

Audience members embark on a percussive dance, music, and theater adventure as they follow three sleuths through the corridors, hallways, staircases, and rooms of the lower level of the Landmark Center to help solve the mystery. Along the way they will collect clues as they encounter performance pieces, a vampire, other characters and clues used to tell a story and solve a mystery.  Tickets and information can be gotten at https://ordway.org/festival/

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June 2 - Friday kids
The Mystery of Pig’s Eye Manor
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; SOLD OUT

Audience members embark on a percussive dance, music, and theater adventure as they follow three sleuths through the corridors, hallways, staircases, and rooms of the lower level of the Landmark Center to help solve the mystery. Along the way they will collect clues as they encounter performance pieces, a vampire, other characters and clues used to tell a story and solve a mystery.  Tickets and information can be gotten at https://ordway.org/festival/

children's
                    festival

June 3 - Saturday kids
The Mystery of Pig’s Eye Manor
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 10:30 am and 2:30 pm; $3.50

Audience members embark on a percussive dance, music, and theater adventure as they follow three sleuths through the corridors, hallways, staircases, and rooms of the lower level of the Landmark Center to help solve the mystery. Along the way they will collect clues as they encounter performance pieces, a vampire, other characters and clues used to tell a story and solve a mystery.  Tickets and information can be gotten at https://ordway.org/festival/

 

children's
                    festival

June 4 - Sunday kids
The Mystery of Pig’s Eye Manor
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 10:30 am and 12:30 pm; $3.50

Audience members embark on a percussive dance, music, and theater adventure as they follow three sleuths through the corridors, hallways, staircases, and rooms of the lower level of the Landmark Center to help solve the mystery. Along the way they will collect clues as they encounter performance pieces, a vampire, other characters and clues used to tell a story and solve a mystery.  Tickets and information can be gotten at https://ordway.org/festival/

 

Rice Park

June 6 - Tuesday kids
 Rice Park Progressive Party
Musser Cortile and Neighbors; 4:30 - 6:30 pm; Free

Enjoy a summertime stroll around Rice Park, and get to know the neighborhood during a progressive party in support of the Rice Park Revitalization project.  Light appetizers, desserts and cash bars will be featured at each location around the park.  Music will be provided by the Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project.  Admission is free, but an RSVP is appreciated by calling 651-300-6598.

Lex Ham Theatre banner

June 8 - Thursday
 Lex-Ham Community Theater: Our Rotten Town  
Courtroom 317; 8 pm; Pay what you want

A town very much like Thornton Wilder's Grover's Corners is populated by characters from Shakespearean tragedy, all dressing and speaking in 20th century style. They love, they lose, they inevitably die -- and they have a chance to confront each other in the afterlife.  For more information, see www.SteppinOutWithLexHam.org.

Lex Ham Theatre banner

June 9 - Friday
 Lex-Ham Community Theater: Our Rotten Town  
Courtroom 317; 8 pm; $15

A town very much like Thornton Wilder's Grover's Corners is populated by characters from Shakespearean tragedy, all dressing and speaking in 20th century style. They love, they lose, they inevitably die -- and they have a chance to confront each other in the afterlife.  For more information, see www.SteppinOutWithLexHam.org.

Lex Ham Theatre banner

June 10 - Saturday
 Lex-Ham Community Theater: Our Rotten Town  
Courtroom 317; 6:30 pm; $75 - fund raiser and performance

A town very much like Thornton Wilder's Grover's Corners is populated by characters from Shakespearean tragedy, all dressing and speaking in 20th century style. They love, they lose, they inevitably die -- and they have a chance to confront each other in the afterlife.  For more information, see www.SteppinOutWithLexHam.org

Crossword Puzzle

June 11 - Sunday
Crossword Puzzle Competition
Musser Cortile; 12 – 5 pm.; Free

This annual competition is put on by Friends of the St. Paul Library.  For viewers the event is free and those who wish to compete, please contact the Friends of the Library for more details.

 

 

Walking Tours

 

June 14- Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Rice Park
Visitor Information Center; 10 am; Free

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you to the buildings that surround the beautiful Rice Park.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.


Summer Arts Discovery

June 15 - Thursday kids
Summer Arts Discovery
North Gallery and throughout the building; 5:30 pm; Free

Numerous artists will be selected from a jury to exhibit their work in the building.  The art work and local artists will be show cased along with art work that already exists in Landmark Center.  For more information call 651-292-1239.

Wood Lathe

June 18 - Sunday kids
Woodturning Demonstration
Gallery of Woodart; 12 - 3pm; Free

A demonstration in the art of wood turning will be given by one of the members of the American Association of Woodturners.  Learn about the craft and see the fabulous exhibit on display for this month.  For more information call 651-484-9294.

Walking Tours

 

June 21 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Heart of the City
North Lobby; 10 am; Free (res. Req.)

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you to significant buildings along St. Peter Street, starting with Candy Land.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.

Make Music Day: KinderJazz!
Musser Cortile; 10:30; Free

Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world. This free jazz concert in the the beautiful Landmark Center Cortile will have plenty of space for kids to dance and spin (plus tables and chairs for accompanying adults). The concert will be followed by an instrument "petting zoo" where kids have a chance to touch and try instruments and ask questions. Events like this are happening around the world and you can find out more by going on Facebook. Today's event is co-presented by American Composers Forum and Minnesota Landmarks.

Walking Tours

 

Mary Sue Englund

June 28 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Great River
Upper Landing Park; 10 am; Free (Res. Req.)

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you along the Mississippi River and explores the historical relationship between the city and the river.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.

Music in the Cafe: Mary Sue Englund
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Mary Sue Englund is a Nashville songwriter, artist, author and graphic designer who is passionate about her music and art.  She recently moved back to Minnesota and is also a passionate advocate for women and their plight against the devastation of breast cancer. She’ll be performing some of her  new works during our first of the series titled Music in the Café.  The program is free and open to the public.  For more information go to Music in the Café web page, or call 651-292-1239.


JULYkids= Kids Friendly

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July 2 - Sunday
Public Tours
Information Desk; 12 pm; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

 

Building Tour

July 6 - Thursday
Public Tours
Information Desk; 11 am; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

Building Tour

July 9 - Sunday
Public Tours
Information Desk; 12 pm; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

Walking Tours

Miss Myra

July 12 - Thursday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Rice Park
Visitor Information Center; 10 am; Free

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you to the buildings that surround the beautiful Rice Park.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.


Music in the Café: Miss Myra and the Moonshiners
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Myra Joan "The Boss" Burnette discovered her unique musical soul when she formed the Moonshiners in a Minneapolis living room in 2013, and immersed herself in the music of the West Bank under the tutelage of Papa John Kolstad and Dean Harrington. With her golden voice, a powerful horn section, brass bass, and resonator guitar, Miss Myra and her Moonshiners bring their unique sound to the sultriest mix of vintage jazz.The program is free and open to the public.  For more information go to Music in the Café web page, or call 651-292-1239.

Building Tour

July 13 - Thursday
Public Tours
Information Desk; 11 am; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

 

Building Tour

July 16 - Sunday
Public Tours
Information Desk; 12 pm; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages. June 18
Woodturning Demonstration kids
Gallery of Woodart; 12 - 3pm; Free

A demonstration in the art of wood turning will be given by one of the members of the American Association of Woodturners.  Learn about the craft and see the fabulous exhibit on display for this month.  For more information call 651-484-9294.

Walking Tours

July 19 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Rice Park
Visitor Information Center; 10 am; Free

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you to the buildings that surround the beautiful Rice Park.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.


Building Tour

July 20- Thursday
Public Tours
Information Desk; 11 am; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

Building Tour

July 23 - Sunday
Public Tours
Information Desk; 12 pm; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

Walking Tours

Riddles

July 26 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Great River
Upper Landing Park; 10 am; Free (Res. Req.)
Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you along the Mississippi River and explores the historical relationship between the city and the river.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.

Music in the Café: Little Riddles
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Via driving rhythms, colorful solos, and vocal harmony, Minneapolis-based roots act Little Riddles delivers complex stories with simple melodies in the vein of the American folk traditions. Drawing from the frameworks of bluegrass, early rock 'n' roll, and country western music, the band creates its own sound, blending important aspects of these genres into a 21st century aesthetic.The program is free and open to the public.  For more information go to Music in the Café web page, or call 651-292-1239.

Building Tour

July 27 - Thursday
Public Tours
Information Desk; 11 am; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

Building Tour

July 30 - Sunday
Public Tours
Information Desk; 12 pm; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.