Where art and nature invite you for a walk.

Collegeville Colors, Sunday, Oct 1, 1-4 pm

Sunday, October 1, 2017  |  1:00-4:00 p.m.

Join us for some rainy day fun! Hike the trails,  jump in puddles enjoy the petting zoo (miniature donkey, kiss a llama!) and some music outdoors. Come inside the New Science Center for arts and crafts, music and refreshments.


Take I-94 to the Saint John's University exit (#156). Turn south toward the Saint John's campus. Signs directing you to the event will be posted beginning at the 4-way stop. Outdoor activities begin near the Abbey Guesthouse and Saint John's Preparatory School, buildings 7 and 8 on the campus map. Indoor activities are in the New Science Center, building #10 on the map.


with thanks to:

St. Cloud Subaru, It's You!

 Spend the afternoon hiking in the woods of Saint John's Abbey Arboretum as you enjoy the fall colors, artwork, live music, nature activities, and more along the Chapel Trail - rain or shine! NO PETS AND NO BIKES. While we love them too, they are not allowed in the Abbey Arboretum.

Activities you might find along the way:

At the Stella Maris Chapel
  • Musical acts throughout the day
On the trails
  • Various musical acts
  • Slackline demonstrations
  • Up North Animal Encounters petting zoo
  • Ed Kwon magicican
  • Dan Mondloch painting
  • Larry Schug poetry
  • HopeHoopsAlot - hula hoop performance
  • Bark and leaf rubbing
  • Bonfire with live music and light refreshments
  • "The ever-changing canvas painting"
    CSB/SJU Art Club
  • Acorn collection
  • Science of fall foliage
  • Saint John's Prep World Club cultural displays and activities
  • Lawn games
  • Photography
  • And MORE!