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The Tavern of Northfield – 30 Year Promotion

The Tavern of Northfield – 30 Year Promotion

This fall marks the Tavern of Northfield‘s 30th anniversary. The historic restaurant offers exceptional from-scratch cooking and is located in the Archer House River Inn, a landmark in downtown Northfield, Minnesota. Acheson Creative worked with the Tavern’s management and staff to develop their 30th celebration through various communications and promotions – written content, t-shirt design, a series of social media menu posts with custom artwork profiling new menu entrees, and video scene direction and testimonials. The Tavern contracted with Spreire (a Twin Cities … Read entire article »

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Bridge Chamber Music Festival

Bridge Chamber Music Festival

Acheson Creative recently wrote about the Bridge Chamber Music Festival and its many talented musicians. This year’s festival includes six concerts with a repertoire ranging from classical to jazz. Read about the concerts HERE or by clicking the image below.   … Read entire article »

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Preservation Alliance of Minnesota – brochure design

Preservation Alliance of Minnesota – brochure design

Acheson Creative recently designed a capabilities brochure for the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. Their organization works to preserve our state’s historic resources. To learn more about their important mission, go to http://www.mnpreservation.org/. [nggallery id=7] Several articles have been written by Amy Acheson for the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. They can be found at http://achesoncreative.com/category/writing/ or through the links below: Recalling history through its sights and sounds Building a city from within Thinking beyond the boundaries – creating heritage networks Rabideau CCC Camp – Yesterday … Read entire article »

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Jazz session in Northfield

Jazz session in Northfield

[This article ran in the Star Tribune south metro edition. Read the full article here.]   Jazz guitarist Samuel Miltich said he has always loved acoustic string music. “As a young person, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin were two of my favorite musicians, but the music I was surrounded by tended more toward bluegrass and acoustic folk music,” he said. When he heard Django Reinhardt, the legendary jazz guitarist from Europe credited for originating Gypsy jazz, for the first … Read entire article »

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Ole Store Restaurant – food blog

Ole Store Restaurant – food blog

I’ve enjoyed writing about the Ole Store Restaurant in Northfield, MN. Read my latest blog post profiling their seasonal entrees. (Photos and written content by Amy Acheson.)  As the brisk autumn air turns to winter, the Ole Store Restaurant is busy preparing some warm and oh-so-good seasonal dishes inside. Harvest time displays a color-rich palette of our region’s bounty that ripens into vibrant tones of mustard gold, deep apricot, crimson berry and toasted walnut hues. The Ole Store, … Read entire article »

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Recalling History through its Sights and Sounds

Recalling History through its Sights and Sounds

The following is a blog post written for the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. If you’re an avid music lover and have a high interest in history, you’re going to want to take a trip to southern Minnesota, August 1-4, for the Vintage Band Festival as it relives the sights and sounds of past eras in a variety of genres, heritage influences and period-style performances. Over 100 concerts will take place in the town of Northfield — from parks, to … Read entire article »

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Vintage Band Festival Delivers a Blast From the Past

Vintage Band Festival Delivers a Blast From the Past

Travel through time — compliments of the Vintage Band Festival — as it takes you on a whirlwind musical extravaganza August 1-4 in southern Minnesota. This notable event will be the highlight of the summer – welcoming 30 US and international bands as they perform an astonishing 100 concerts over four days! The festival is located in the historic river town of Northfield, just south of the Twin Cities, known for its Defeat of Jesse James … Read entire article »

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