Around Town

People participating in the Boo Bash Dash.

Halloween Fun At the Wayzata Boo Blast. Celebrate community and local businesses during special events. 

Minnetonka High School’s (MHS) Homecoming Parade moved along Excelsior’s Water Street, which was lined with parade goers. The event featured MHS cubs, sports teams, grades and members of the Homecoming Court.

carnival ride

Stretching down Lake Street from Broadway Avenue to Ferndale Road, James J. Hill Days is set for September 10–12 with festivities kicking off Friday evening from 5–10 p.m. and continuing Saturday from 10 a.m.–10 p.m.

Tour de Tonka

Strap on your helmets, and load up your bike racks—Minnetonka’s 16th annual Tour de Tonka returns after being canceled last summer and replaced by the smaller Fall de Tonka ride in the autumn.

Lichen on a dead tree branch

In February, precious little seems to be growing in the woods. Except lichen.

A boy climbs a rock wall at the St. David's Center Get Out and Grow fall festival.

Enjoy our early-fall weather outdoors this month with St. David’s Center’s 13th annual Get Out and Grow fall festival on September 28.

A shot of the Minneapolis skyline at sunset, with the Stone Arch Bridge in the foreground.

A staycation is friendlier on the wallet, while still doing the mind and body good.

iFly Indoor Skydiving

Need a way to shake off those early-spring blahs? iFly Indoor Skydiving opened in Minnetonka in December.

Voxel Virtual Reality Parlour

Across the street from Ridgedale Center sits the newest Voxel Virtual Reality Parlour, which opened this summer (its original location is in St. Paul). Voxel offers an array of virtual reality experiences.

Craft Materials at Minnetonka Center for Arts

No one needs another pair of socks, a generic coffee mug or the latest pop-nonfiction bestseller to clutter up the closet (or the bookshelf, or the kitchen counter … you get my drift).

Twin Cities–native Becca Kufrin planned the date for her then-boyfriend Arie Luyendyk.

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