Shakespeare & Company tackles two of the Bard's works and one by Moliere during its 37th season of outdoor classical repertory theater at Century College in White Bear Lake. More than 26 actors star in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" Sunday and Saturday, and "Tartuffe" Saturday in the outdoor theater complex on the west campus at 3300 Century Av. N.
Shakespeare's "Cymbeline" will be added to the rotation beginning July 13. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 5. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors, and free for ages 12 and younger. The box office will be open before each performance. Tickets also are available at 651-779-5818 or www.shakespeareandcompany.org.
Firefighters from the city and neighboring communities will drive their rigs through town at 6:30 p.m. Saturday to draw attention to next Sunday's Booya. The stew will be the main attraction at the 59th annual celebration from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fire Station No. 1, 155 20th Street. The event also includes games for children and adults, rides, bingo, a raffle and beer tent. For information call 651-459-5677.
Birding enthusiast Shelley Bowman will talk about birds that make Minnesota home during a hike through the prairies and woods of St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park. Participants should meet at the park's amphitheater at 8:30 a.m. for the 1-hour program, which is free with daily park admission of $5 per vehicle. The park is at 10191 S. St. Croix Trail. For information call 651-430-8370.
Friday is opening night for Masquers Theatre Company's production of "Fiddler on the Roof," the story of a poor milkman who tries to cling to his traditions of faith, race and culture in 1900s Russia.
Under the leadership of artistic director Janice Murphy Roman, music director Brenda Brown and choreographer Jenessa Wasilk, shows are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and July 19 and 26, and 2 p.m. Sundays through July 29 at Forest Lake High School, 6101 N. Scandia Trail. Tickets are $10 to $18. For information call 651-464-5823 or email@example.com.
Be a part of history and share it with visitors who stop by the Warden's House in Stillwater. The Washington County Historical Society is looking for volunteers to talk about exhibits as they lead tours of the 1853 residence built for the warden of the Minnesota Territorial Prison.
The museum consists of 14 rooms decorated in the late 19th and early 20th century style. Volunteers will be given training; a background in history is not required. For information call 651-439-5956.
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