Winter Highlights Along the St. Croix River
Where to shop
Seasons on St. Croix Gallery This Hudson art gallery showcases 160 artists, most of whom are regional. Choose from clay, glass, jewelry, sculpture, metal, mixed media, fiber, wood, watercolor, pastels, oil, acrylic and photography (715/381-2906; seasonsonstcroix.com).
The Chef's Gallery Check out thousands of types of cookware, bakeware, utensils, gadgets, dinnerware and gourmet food at this Stillwater kitchen supply store (651/351-1144; thechefsgallery.com).
Kathe Wohlfahrt The Stillwater Christmas store is one of just four U.S. locations of the German ornament-maker (651/275-1236; christmas fromgermany.com).
La Rue Marche In Hudson, this stylish boutique features trendy, upscale clothing and accessories (715/386-1969; laruemarche.com).
Luhrs/Bjornson Artworks This lovely St. Croix Falls gallery and gift shop features the work of a husband and wife team; he works with pottery, she paints (715/483-9612).
Mara-Mi In Stillwater, this boutique is a parchment heaven for all who love paper, stationery, and paper-minded gifts (651/689-1730; mara-mi.com).
Valley Bookseller This stellar independent bookshop on Main Street Stillwater offers a large inventory in a bright and friendly atmosphere (651/430-3385; valleybookseller.com).
Pictured at left: Glass trees twinkle at Seasons on St. Croix Gallery in Hudson.