Celebrate Our Unique Mix of Retailers…on Crazy Daze

CrazyTrainingYeah, that’s me with a doughnut…again.  As always, it’s one of those delicious raised glazed from Quality Bakery in downtown Northfield, MN.  Hey, I take my training seriously, slowly building up to the Alaskan Doughnuts of CRAZY DAZE.

Northfield Crazy Daze, this Thursday, July 24th, with stores opening at 7:00 a.m.  City-wide bargains, sidewalk sales galore, tasty food specials, fun activities throughout the day…

…and Alaskan Doughnuts.

Arts Guild Produces a New Music Festival for Northfield

CannonRiverRootsFestivalThe Northfield Arts Guild, a local non-profit serving the community since 1959, has produced a new festival.  The Cannon River Roots Music Festival premieres Saturday, July 26th, in Bridge Square, the heart of Northfield. Read More »

Weekend Forecast for Downtown Northfield, MN…

TheZillionairesBandThe weekend forecast for downtown Northfield, MN is warmer and drier, with plenty of music.  It’s not MayFly or JuneBug, but with all the music at the Cow, it must be JulyBeetle.  Thea Ennen & Dave Ja Vue, The Zillionaires, Ageless, Optimum Trajectory, Nigel Egg, and the Lone Wolf One Man Band…down by the river. Read More »

Clearly The Coolest Event This Weekend…in Downtown Northfield, MN

TheKeyFestIt’s KeyFest 2014.  Featuring musical performances by Theo Hofrenning, Cliff Martin & Helen Forsythe, Charley Markson and The Cutters, Jordan Taylor, George Zuccolotto, Kathryn Casulla, and Mariah Shannon, folk singalong featuring members of the Key Music Club, readings by members of the Key Writer’s Workshop, a performance by the Lost Boys Crew breakdance group, hot dogs and watermelon from Just-Food Co-op, and button-making, henna tattoos, face painting and cotton candy.  Saturday afternoon at the Contented Cow. Read More »

Celebrate History This Weekend in Downtown Northfield, MN

VintageBaseballBelowOldMainThis year’s Northfield History Month has come to an end, and what’s a more dramatic climax than one that features fireworks.  This year’s display will be launched from the Northfield Middle School at dusk.  Northfield has the rolling hills of a river town, so find some high ground with a view.  But first, it’s Vintage Baseball, with the Northfield Silver Stars taking on the St. Croix Baseball Club, at the base of Old Main Hill, noon on Independence Day. Read More »