Around Town

Picnic Proposal

The Wayzata Library holds a lot of great stories, but the area in front of the local bibliothèque was the scene of a special love story.

As with any good tome, let’s start at the beginning:

Dental Hygiene Month is upon us. While it may be easy to skip the floss or avoid your six-month checkups, Dr. Bob Maley, DDS, of Dr. Bob Maley Family Dentistry says it’s just not worth it.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Halloween, kids and parents alike can enjoy Wayzata’s annual Boo Blast celebration. The event takes place largely in the parking lot of Colonial Square near Lunds & Byerly’s, with lots of music and free food.

With apple season in full swing, Minnetonka Orchards has no shortage of events this month. Browse the list below for a perfect fit for your family:

The annual Excelsior Apple Day celebration will take place this year on September 19. New this year is a 1-mile kids’ run, open to children of all ages.

The Twin City Model Railroad Museum, located in Bandana Square, is celebrating its 81st year in St. Paul. The club began in 1934 when five men got together and formed a model railroad club.

When it comes to health, Senia Mae Tuominen, owner of Healing InSight on Grand Avenue, believes that natural remedies are the best remedies.

Men’s fashion is all in the details: From collar shapes to shoe color, dressing involves so many small decisions. And on the first day of school, with standards high, dressing well can be a source of stress.

Sarah Bakkum likes to take her family out for dinner. Like many parents, she and her husband have always enjoyed going out to eat—no prep work, no dishes to wash and tasty food. But when she had kids, she found that going out became much more of an ordeal.

On August 15, grab your canoe, kayak or stand-up paddle board and head to Excelsior Beach Park for the second annual Big Island and Back paddle event, presented by Excelsior Brewing Co.

Known as one of the top Celtic festivals in America, the annual Irish Fair of Minnesota at Harriet Island offers a three-day celebration of Saint Paul’s rich Irish heritage, regardless of how Irish you may be.