Tuesday, April 9, 2013
This year’s festival is set for Aug. 23-25.
Want to volunteer at Woodbury Days? An informational open house is scheduled for 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Woodbury Estates Assisted Living, 2825 Woodlane Drive, near Woodbury High School. The Woodbury Days Council—the nonprofit all-volunteer organization that plans Woodbury Days—is looking for “energetic, community-minded people,” to help plan this year’s event, according to a release. This year’s festival is set for Aug. 23-25. “Whether you are a business owner in the community or a resident your expertise and enthusiasm is what we need,” reads part of the release. There are different levels of commitment available: working one shift at the event, helping periodically during the year as needed or being on the council and planning …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Informational meetings are planned for the city’s biggest civic celebration.
If the snow has you dreaming of warmer days ahead, a taste of summer is coming up. Woodbury Days planners announced Thursday three informational meetings for area businesses and organizations. Those interested the Woodbury Days business fair, parade, Taste of Woodbury or Button of Savings Program can attend meetings at Woodbury Estates Assisted Living (2825 Woodlane Drive, near Woodbury High School). The meetings are planned for: “Join us for a free meal and learn about all the different opportunities offered at Woodbury Days and how they can greatly benefit your company,” reads the release, which also notes that testimonials from vendors are available on the festival’s website. People can find more details about the meetings and RSVP on …
Friday, November 30, 2012
The city has seen an increasing workload for staff.
Woodbury has had an uptick in events held in town over the past few years. “I think we just have really nice facilities,” said Mary Van Milligen, assistant to the city administrator. But extra events also mean extra work for city staff, and Woodbury is crafting a new special events policy and guide to make things easier for everyone involved. The guide is the backbone of the new policy and outlines insurance information, costs, what services the city will provide, application documents and registration instructions, Van Milligen said. There will also be a new $25 application fee. The guide itself will take part of the load off city staff, which provided more than $50,000 in in-kind work for events in 2012. “We just need to keep better …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Live with Tonya Holt, owner, Primrose School of Woodbury.
Woodbury Patch Live this week with Tonya Holt from Primrose School of Woodbury. Updated: Woody's Roadhouse Closes... What Should Go Here? Aldi Looks to Improve Site for New Woodbury Grocery Store Snapshot: 2012-2013 Woodbury Ambassadors Royal Family Updated: Live at Woodbury Days! Add Your Photos! Woodbury Days Parade, Booth Winners Roadwork, Burglaries, Woodbury Days: Woodbury Patch Live WCF Director, New Restaurant, Cyclist Safety: Woodbury Patch Live Woody's Closes, Roadwork Continues, Top City: Woodbury Patch Live Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The new group was crowned Monday night at King of Kings Lutheran Church in Woodbury.
The 2012-2013 Woodbury Ambassadors Royal Family was crowned Monday night at King of Kings Lutheran Church in Woodbury. The group has been in existence for more than 25 years. For more information, check out the Woodbury Days website. Pictured above are: Front row Little Miss Woodbury Princess: Minda Li Little Miss Woodbury: Savannah Schemenauer Little Miss Woodbury Princess: Leah Kalinoff Back row Miss Woodbury Princess: Kennedy Bertram Miss Woodbury: Lexi Wolf Woodbury Sr. Queen: Shelley Kowalczuk Miss Woodbury Princess: Kasie Rewey Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter
Monday, August 27, 2012
Organizers on the Woodbury Days Facebook page announced parade and booth winners.
Woodbury Days officials on Monday announced the winners of several booth and parade competitions on their Facebook page. Most Entertaining: Ultimate Martial Arts Most Outrageous: Merrill Community Arts Center Best Business Representation: ReMax Results Spirit of Woodbury: Girl Scouts Woodbury Service Unit Best Royalty: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Ambassadors Judges Choice: Excel Lifeforce Martial Arts Best Booth Display: Outback Steakhouse Best Entrée: Acapulco Restaurante Best Desert: Culver's of St. Paul (Custard) Best Fair Food: Holy Cross Cheese Curds Editor's note: If you have photos from Woodbury Days, add them to this post. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter
Sunday, August 26, 2012
A look back at the week’s news in Woodbury.
In case you missed some of the top stories of the week, here’s a recap. Woodbury Ranked as 11th Best Place to Live Money Magazine put out its annual rankings of the best places to live and Woodbury landed near the top. Woman Charged with Theft at Woodbury Target The suspect has been linked to similar thefts elsewhere. College Student Running for Woodbury City Council Got the platform for Joe Grinols, Woodbury City Council candidate. Here are other posts on those in the running: Boys and Girls on the Phone: How Soon is Too Soon? Columnist Angela Johnson raises an interesting parenting question. What’s the right age for your child to start taking calls from members of the opposite sex? In Woodbury, a Rare Genetic Disorder, a Wish for Wyatt …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Photos from the city's biggest annual civic celebration.
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A quick guide to this year’s events.
Woodbury Days 2012 is upon us. It’s a weekend filled with food, rides, games, runs, bike rides, booths, parade, car show, live music, sports, animals… Whew. So, here’s a rundown of some of the major events and a few details you probably want to know before you head out to Ojibway Park today through Sunday. Firstly, it’s free to attend. Woodbury Days starts with a tennis tournament at 3 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 24. Events continue into the evening, with highlights including martial arts demonstrations, Taste of Woodbury, the petting zoo and bingo tent, along with other attractions. Saturday, Aug. 25, is packed with events—from the 3M Rod & Custom Car Club Car Show to the bike rides (register at Colby Lake Park at 7:30 a.m.) to the nighttime…
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Spot the cars, win a prize from Woodbury Days.