Welcome to "Life is GREAT on Highway 8!", sponsored by the Chisago Lakes Area Community Foundation. Each of the 5 cities along the Highway 8 Corridor in Minnesota, from Chisago City to Taylors Falls, has a large oversized, brightly-colored Adirondack-style chair. There are also 37 artistically-designed chairs outdoors at sponsor locations along the Highway 8 corridor available to buy through a silent auction. Silent auction bids will be updated periodically. Click on photos to learn more .

Chair # 33 – Snowy Night – Final bid $175

Pinned on June 27, 2013 at 11:11 pm by Lou Ann

Chair # 33 – Snowy Night – Final bid $175


Chair # 33  (click photo to enlarge)

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Chair # 33  (click photo to enlarge)

LOCATION:   Wild Mountain/Taylors Falls Recreation – Outdoor Fun and Scenic Boat Tours!  Since 1906 tourists by the thousands have enjoyed the scenic beauty of the world famous Dalles of the St. Croix River by excursion boat.  A licensed boat pilot and tour guide will point out the unique rock formations that were left behind as the glaciers retreated thousands of years ago. Among the most outstanding formations is the huge stone cross for which the St. Croix River was named. “St. Croix” means Holy Cross. Wild Mountain offers a tradition of year round outdoor family FUN! Nestled in the scenic St. Croix Valley near the historic river town of Taylors Falls, MN – an adventure awaits for every season!  You can rent canoes and kayaks, enjoy the waterpark, alpine slides, go-karts, picnics and the Wildwood RV Park & Campground.  In the winter, skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities enjoy the winter playground!

Boat Landing at the Intersection of Highways 8 & 95

Taylors Falls, MN  55084

651 465-6315


ARTIST:                     Wendy Lee & Dona Lammert, St. Croix Falls WI

 CHAIR NAME:          “Snowy Night”

 Wendy and Dona both work at Wild Mountain / Taylors Falls Recreation and are avid ski enthusiasts. “Snowy night” is a depiction of the colorful winters we experience right here in the St. Croix River Valley.  Our winter-themed chair is a refreshing spot to kick back, relax, and cool your thoughts on the hottest summer days.


Visit the sponsor locations for all 37 Highway 8 Chairs for a chance to win $200 in gift certificates to the sponsor(s) of your choice.  Just keep track of the chair codes on the Highway 8 Chairs Map.  To place a Silent Auction Bid for this chair, place your bid on the bid sheet inside the ticket window during business hours.