Arts & Culture

The Music Man tells the humorous tale of Harold Hill, an outsider conman hoping to dupe a town through a marching band scheme. In High School Musical, Troy Bolton defies the norm of high school society and participates in both basketball and theater.

HED: Preparing for Growth 

About a year ago, when Michelle Witte rounded up a group of Woodbury artists to bring more visual arts to the Merrill Community Arts Center, she didn’t plan on handing over the reins and walking away.

The smell of a new box of Crayolas and the sound of a school bus pulling up to the curb in the early hours: These are the makings of a new school year.

Every year, Woodbury Magazine celebrates a few of our accomplished highschool students in these pages: kids who have excelled at their schoolwork, in the arts and on the playing field.

Imagine yourself on a September afternoon, sitting up in the stands at a University of Minnesota Gophers’ football game. Smell the popcorn and the hot dogs, feel the late-summer sun on your face.

Take in Woodbury’s beautiful trails and breathtaking scenery while working up a sweat at the 33rd annual Woodbury Country Mile, which features four races starting at a new and exciting location: Bielenberg Sports Center.

For 35 years, Woodbury Days has hosted a weekend of fun-filled activities, and this year will be no different. Between August 22 and 24, Ojibway Park will once again be a destination for people of all ages.

“There’s an old saying: The family that sings together, stays together,” says Tom Reimann. “I think that’s very true,” he adds with a chuckle.