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March 24 - April 8, 2023

July 14 - 30, 2023

Something Rotten! The Musical Mar 24 - Apr 08 LEARN MORE
Murdered to Death Jul 14 - Jul 30 LEARN MORE

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February 17 - March 5, 2023

Four troublemakers are sent to attend prep school alongside the children of beloved Disney heroes, they have a difficult choice to make: should they follow in their parents’ wicked footsteps or learn to be good?

May 5 - 21, 2023

Humpty Dumpty, Black Sheep, Rose Red, and Simple Simon acting as her Merry Men, Little Red Robin Hood must save all the village grannies of Sherwood Forest, including her own, an old woman who lives in a shoe, Mother Hubbard, and Mother Goose herself.

Disney's Descendants Feb 17 - Mar 05 LEARN MORE
Little Red Robin Hood May 05 - May 21 LEARN MORE

February 12 - 7:00 p.m.

Twin Cities cabaret vocalists Jennifer Eckes and Joey Clark present the lighter side of romance

May 6 - 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.

Led by Mick Sterling, a stellar fourpiece horn section, full percussion, a double piano combination, two violins, and an incredible band totaling 14 members.

May 13 - 7:30 p.m.

Adele’s music spans all ages and Colleen Raye brings the heart and soul of it to this show.

St. Croix Valley Opera's Cabaret Night at the Phipps Feb 12 LEARN MORE
A Billy Joel State of Mind May 06 LEARN MORE
The Music of Adele May 13 LEARN MORE
TCGMC Chamber Singers and OutLoud! Ensemble Jun 04 LEARN MORE
Charanga Tropical Jun 17 LEARN MORE
The Good, The Bad, and The Funky Jun 23 LEARN MORE

Books and Benches

Books & Benches - Summer 2022 Schedule

Gather at the art benches, listen to stories, participate in art & nature activities with National Park Service Rangers and take home free gently used and new books! Free and open to the public.

Art Bench Trail Osceola

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 – 10:30 a.m.

Mill Pond Park – Osceola, Wisconsin

In partnership with Osceola Public Library (In case of rain, event will move to Library)

BB 2021 Hudson iv

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 – 11:00 a.m.

Lakefront Park, Picnic Point – Hudson, Wisconsin
In partnership with Hudson Area Public Library
(In case of rain, event will move to The Phipps)

Books Benches Somerset 6 27 16

Thursday, June 23, 2022 – 10:00 a.m.

Larry Forrest Memorial Park – Somerset, Wisconsin
In partnership with Somerset Public Library
(In case of rain, event will move to Library)

Prescott Bench Project

Friday, June 24, 2022 – 10:30 a.m.

Freedom Park – Prescott, Wisconsin
In partnership with Prescott Public Library

Girl scouts Croixdale

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 – 10:30 a.m.

Croixdale – Bayport, Minnesota
In partnership with Bayport Public Library
(In case of rain, event will move to Library)

Current CDC guidelines will be followed at these events to protect the health and wellbeing of all participants.

Books & Benches is a project of the Somerset Elementary Family Book Drive in partnership with The Phipps and local libraries to increase summer reading and expose families to community art in the St. Croix River Valley. Special thanks to W.H.O. Books for its donation of new books to give out free to participants. W.H.O. Book’s mission is to spread social awareness of diversity, equity, and acceptance. To learn more, go to

The Art Bench Trail is a program of The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI in partnership with the St. Croix Valley Foundation and the National Park Service.

Questions? Contact Erin at or Anastasia at