Arts & Culture

trolley in the snow at Christmas

This year’s 16th annual Christkindlsmarkt is moving into the Excelsior Commons for two full weekends.

Christmas decor

Adorning your home with seasonal colors, trimming the tree and wrapping gifts is certainly enjoyable, but putting it all away is another story.  

In 2018, Andy Greene commemorated the 10th anniversary of one of The Office’s (TV series 2005–2013) most iconic episodes—Dinner Party—by publishing an oral history of the episode in Rolling Stone magazine.

Gena Cohen, Emergence

“I love the sunrises that occur in the winter months of our state,” says Hollie Blanchard of The Art Girls. “There is nothing more energizing to the soul than bearing witness to the vivid shades of red, pink and purple to name only a few colors that light up the horizon.

Boats and Rainbows

The Wayzata Yacht Club on Lake Minnetonka serves as the striking backdrop for Boats and Rainbows, which was taken by Cat Parker and placed first in the City Landmarks category of our annual Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

Children entering grades 3–5 for the 2021–2022 academic year experienced a day of fun and learning at the annual South Lake Safety Camp. The program featured a day of education from local safety professionals, goodie bags with safety items to take home and more.

Tonka Brew Fest

Support the Mound-Westonka Rotary Club at its annual Tonka Brew Fest from 3–6 p.m. November 6 at Gale Woods Farm.

Perris Deppa, Winter, You Wonder

Do snowmen have feelings? What do fish think about below a frozen lake?

The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan

Based on the historical BBC radio program The Kitchen Front, this novel by Jennifer Ryan follows four women on the World War II home front in Britain when food rationing was in full swing.

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