Community

Our Savior Lutheran Church & School hosted its annual community Easter egg hunt in April at the Excelsior Commons. There were 16,000 candy-filled eggs, puppet shows, fire trucks from the Excelsior Fire District—and plenty of coffee for grown-ups.

Noerenberg Gardens, the former estate of the Grain Belt brewing family.

Noerenberg Gardens is the former estate of the Grain Belt brewing family.

Oak Hill Cemetery

Many have driven past and visited Oak Hill Cemetery, located along Excelsior Boulevard and Highway 7 near Excelsior, where more than a thousand local residents have been buried since the 1800s.

A shot of the sunrise over Lake Minnetonka

Plan a staycation this summer with a handful of our favorite places to stay, eat and explore near Lake Minnetonka.

A graphic that reads "Meet Your Winners, Lake Minnetonka Magazine Best of '19 Readers' Choice"

We celebrate the winners of our 2019 Best of Lake Minnetonka readers’ choice survey, and celebrate how wonderful it is to watch our neighborhoods, business communities, and local amenities grow.

A graphic reads "Keep It Local"

The “staycation” trend makes so much sense: Put together a day or weekend trip for your family, and save time (and money) on the travel itself.

Wayzata residents mill about at Summer Splash, one of Lake Minnetonka's biggest summer events.

Wayzata’s summer community events are now under one splashy brand.

A black and white photo of a canoe set to launch on Gray's Bay on Lake Minnetonka.

This month, we asked photographer Nancy Cohodes to tell us about “Land Canoeing,” which received third place in our Activities & Events category.

Author and Lake Minnetonka historian combs through the records at the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society.

Scott McGinnis’ personal history with the Lake Minnetonka area began back in 1856, when his ancestors moved south of Excelsior.

A giant silkmoth rests on a leaf.

Our columnist Anne Marie Ruff Grewal reflects on this month’s “exuberance” of growth.

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Saturday, September 7
[Sports, Health & Wellness]
Certifed Half Marathon and 5K that starts and ends in Mound and meanders through beautiful bays of Lake Minnetonka.
Friday, August 16 to Sunday, August 18
[Benefits & Fundraisers]
Join the more than 500,000 people nationwide who have walked 60 miles over 3 days, raising funds to help end breast cancer. Walkers raise $2,300 each. It's a challenge, but it's not as hard as breast cancer.