Hwy 159, St Cloud Minnesota 56301
The Benedictine monastery and university campus include a church, library, science center and other buildings designed by Marcel Breuer. The Hill Monastic Manuscript Library is one of the world's largest collections of medieval documents and books. The most striking exterior feature of the Abbey-University Church, which is noted for its unusual contemporary design, is a 112-foot bell banner. Guided tours are available by appointment. Located on the banks of Lake Sagatagan.
Other Education nearby:
(Collegeville) Saint John's University
(St Cloud) St Cloud State University
(St Cloud) St John's Abbey and University
04/24 Coming to The St Cloud area
Minnesota Alpaca Festival Owatonna MN April13-14 The halter show has over 500 alpacas in the most astonishing array of colors. Award winning fleece will be on display throughout the weekend! This is also a shopping extravaganza.
Scott-Carver Thresher's Annual Swap Meet Jordan MN May4-5 Antique car, tractor, farm equipment and machinery for consignment and auction.
Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival Lake Elmo MN May10-12 Shepherd’s Harvest Festival is an opportunity for rural and urban people to meet and share information about sheep and sheep products and other fiber-producing animals.
Tater Daze Brooklyn Park MN June13-16 Brooklyn Park Tater Daze is a unique festival where residents pay homage to the humble potato. Early settlers discovered that potatoes flourished in the flat, sandy soil of the area.
Henderson Sauerkraut Days Henderson MN June28-30 Activities include a Car Cruise, Tractor Ride, Kiddie Parade, Car Show, Softball Tourney, Miss Henderson Coronation, Mini Rods, Live Music Outdoors, Cabbage Toss, World Champion Kraut Eating Contest.
Stockyard Days New Brighton MN August4-12 A softball tournament, a kiddie parade and movie night, a Grande Parade, two street dances with top name bands, fireworks, car show and swap meet, a karoake contest, a duck race and 3 days of food and craft vendors at Long Lake Regional Park.