Education & Community

Manitou Days

Manitou Days is a three-week summer festival showcasing some of the greatest things about the community around White Bear Lake. With more than 60 events, Manitou Days offers something for everyone! Attend a parade. Build a sand castle. Shop Downtown White Bear Lake. Do yoga on the beach. Dance under the stars. Watch fireworks on the lake. There is something for everyone!

Marketfest

Marketfest is a summer festival that features more than 150 vendors each week that offer a wide variety of arts, crafts, merchandise, services, and foods. The event also includes 2 stages of live musical entertainment, children's games and activities, a petting zoo, a farmer’s market, and a classic car show.  An estimated 4,000-5,000 people attend each Thursday evening.

Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama

Former first lady of the United States Michelle Obama established herself as a powerful advocate for women’s rights globally and encouraged the pursuit of active and healthier lifestyles. In her memoir Becoming, she reflects on the experiences that shaped who she is as a woman from the south side of Chicago to living in the White House.

All ages. Prices vary. 8 p.m.

Xcel Energy Center

199 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul

651.265.4800

becomingmichelleobama.com

Liberty Classical Academy Spring Open House

At Liberty Classical, we are building students, thinkers, dreamers, artists, and leaders. We are giving students skills to adapt and succeed—and we envision even more. To truly make a difference, students need a broad and deep education that teaches them to think critically…to solve problems ethically…to live with integrity.

It’s what sets Liberty apart: powerful PreK - 12 academics paired with heart-shaping Christian values.

It's how we’re Building Lives that Inspire.

Education in Society with Katherine Kersten

Liberty Classical Academy of White Bear Lake will be hosting Katherine Kersten, Senior Fellow at Center of the American Experiment, on Tuesday, March 5 at 7 pm for their Education in Society event. The night will open with an interview by Headmaster, Rebekah Hagstrom and Katherine on the topic of Confusion in the Classroom: How Racial Equity Policies are Shaping Today's Schools.

A panel of local public school teachers will then present their experiences with racial equity training, followed by a time of open Q&A.

Winter Constellations in the Show-Dome

Take some time to look up this Saturday, as this event teaches about the constellations visible in the winter months. Make a star wheel you can take home with you to help you find even more constellations throughout the year. Ages 5+ with an adult. Free. 3-3:45 p.m. Penn Lake Library, 612.543.5669.

Work of Art: Recordkeeping for Artists

This program teaches you how to track revenues and expenses, make projections and more to help you make your artistic ventures financially successful ones. This event is put on in collaboration with Springboard for the Arts and Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Adults. Free. 2-4:30 p.m. 612.543.5669

Liberty Classical Academy Winter Open House

Discover Liberty at our Winter Open House!

At Liberty Classical, we are building students, thinkers, dreamers, artists, and leaders. We are giving students skills to adapt and succeed—and we envision even more. To truly make a difference, students need a broad and deep education that teaches them to think critically…to solve problems ethically…to live with integrity.

It’s what sets Liberty apart: powerful PreK - 12 academics paired with heart-shaping Christian values.

It's how we’re Building Lives that Inspire.

 

Women at the Very Heart of the Great War

Join us as Ames Sheldon, author of Eleanor's Wars, a work of historical fiction, discusses many of the roles American women who went to serve in France played in support of the Great War. Sheldon will share first-hand accounts and talk about her book which tells the story of a woman who drove an ambulance in World War II.

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