Arts & Performance

Minnetonka Theatre presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

Set in Imperial Russia in 1905 in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing antisemitism of Czarist Russia.

Minnetonka Theatre presents Agatha Christie's WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION

A thrilling courtroom drama of murder and passion!

Leonard Vole stands accused of murdering a rich widow. The stakes are high with shocking witness testimony, impassioned outbursts from the dock and a young man’s fight to escape the hangman’s noose. Generally regarded as one of Christie’s most accomplished plays, this suspenseful thriller will keep audiences guessing until the very end.

Minnetonka Theatre presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Be our guest and step into the enchanted world of a tale as old as time. Disney's classic musical tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

Live Audience Reading with Psychic/Medium Kelli Miller

Join me for a one-of-a-kind evening of connecting with your soul and communicating with spirit and loved ones! This will be a profound experience and an amazing chat, with a huge focus on life and the afterlife. I’ll take the edge off the overwhelming subject of death and as an evidential medium, I will bring you in direct contact with the other side.

Jim Dayton: An Artist in His Studio Exhibition

The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is honored to present the exhibition, Jim Dayton: Artist in His Studio. This exhibit offers a close look at Jim Dayton’s professional career through his drawings, notes, and models, and then moves beyond his much-admired architectural work to honor is other artistic pursuits: his extensive notebooks, sketches, watercolors, and more.

The Nutcracker Ballet

Experience the magic this holiday season, as local guest artists join Ashley Ballet Arts Academy students to perform this classic story ballet. Let yourself be swept away to the fairy-tale Land of Sweets by Tchaikovsky's magical score and sparkling choreography by Ashley Burkland and ABAA faculty. This is a tradition not to be missed, and is appropriate for audience members ages 2 to 102!

Excelsior Apple Day Festival

​A lakeside festival celebrating community, featuring locally produced food, art, antiques, handcrafts and a good old-fashioned street dance.
 

Mimic: Modern Marbled Objects

Mimic examines the history and craft of paper marbling, from book arts origins to present day 3D sculpture, fine art, and other decorative objects. The exhibition includes twenty local and international artists. At the closing reception on October 3 (6-8 p.m.), visiting masters of marbling Regina and Dan St. John of Chena River Marblers will give an artist talk (7 p.m.).

Veterans Day Salute

The Lake Minnetonka Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will honor veterans at its annual Veterans Day Salute to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion of Normandy during World War II. The program will feature a performance of big band and patriotic music by the Minnetonka Civic Orchestra, along with inspirational speakers including Bronze Star Medal recipient, U.S. Air Force Major General Maureen Banavige and Vietnam Veteran, Gary Nash, who will share thoughts on the D-Day anniversary.

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