Category Archives: Art Town

It’s (Finally) Spring in Downtown Northfield, MN

It’s warm, sunny…and all that white stuff is gone.  What more reason do you need to come down(town) and enjoy the actual, not just theoretical, change in seasons.  As always, there’s a whole lot of fun things to do this weekend in downtown Northfield, MN.

Imagination Celebration…in Downtown Northfield, MN

It’s the annual celebration of Northfield’s young artists.  The Imagination Celebration includes the artistic mediums of dance, music, theater, and visual arts.  This day-long event is also the Opening Reception for the annual All School Art Show.  It’s Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Northfield Arts Guild.

Daddy Squeeze, in Downtown Northfield, MN

Dan “Daddy Squeeze” Newton has been playing accordion around the world for more than three decades.  He performs throughout the local region with a number of high energy bands.  On Saturday night, he’s bringing his Trio to the Tavern Lounge in downtown Northfield.

Spring Break…in Downtown Northfield, MN

St. Olaf is coming back from it, Carleton is there, and the Northfield Public Schools are heading out on it.  It’s Spring Break in Music City, Minnesota.  Technically, today, March 20th, is the first day of Spring, so it makes sense, at least to a snowbird.  Anyone who has the means and the inclination is [...]

Meet Wanda Gag…in Downtown Northfield, MN

Wanda Gag was an American author and illustrator.  She is perhaps best known for her book “Millions of Cats”.  Born in New Ulm, she studied art in both St. Paul and Minneapolis before moving to Greenwich Village and training with the Students Arts League.  The Minnesota History Players will present an interactive program for children [...]