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Michael Gilbertson’s All Aboard placed second in the City Landmarks category of our annual Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

Lake Street is home to Wayzata’s newest art gallery, Burnet Fine Art & Advisory, which opened in September.

When you’re out on Lake Minnetonka, do you find yourself fantasizing about the beautiful boathouses? What would it be like to watch the sunset from that porch? Who built that lovely, old, Japanese pagoda-style boathouse? What does that rustic boathouse look like inside?

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In our modern world of stuffy galleries, “do not touch” signs and mass-produced prints, art can feel distant and unfriendly. But local artist Matt Swenson, founder of the Minnesota Art Truck, sees art differently.

During the holiday season, the Minnetonka Center for the Arts transforms into a haven for crafts and gifts.

Don’t miss the eighth annual Long Lake Art Show on November 11 at Orono High School.

With its message of friendship, community and tolerance, Children’s Theatre Company’s production of Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas has been a part of their holiday tradition since its debut.

Michael Edlavitch opened Royal Comedy Theatre on Mainstreet in Hopkins in May 2016. Comedy clubs are usually found in urban settings, but Edlavitch wanted to bring standup to the suburbs.

World traveler, solver of a 2000-year-old problem, teacher, and potter: these are just some of Mel Jacobson’s identities.

Eric Dregni is the dean of the Italian Concordia Language Village, Lago del Bosco, and the author of In Cod We Trust, By the Waters of Minnetonka and You’re Sending Me Where? Dispatches from Summer Camp. He is a regular contributor to Lake Minnetonka Magazine.

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