On New Year’s Day, chilly and brave divers hopped into the frigid waters of Lake Minnetonka in Excelsior for ALARC’s 30th annual ice dive, which supports the Wounded Warrior Project and a couple of local organizations.
This popular icy golf fest (where sponsors decorate themed holes for, yep, golf on frozen Lake Minnetonka) returns next month to the lake. As always, visitors to the 2019 Chilly Open enjoyed beer, a chili cook-off, “snowga” and other activities.
Wayzata’s biggest community bash wrapped up the summer in September, with a carnival, concerts, log-rolling demos, tasty food, fireworks and a parade.
Every December, the ever-giving Excelsior Fire District finds one more way to engage with the community at its annual free kids’ movie event.
December is a busy time at the American Swedish Institute. Celebrate the winter season at their upcoming events.
See how the Twin Cities community celebrates this Swedish folk holiday.
In July, the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Roger Miller Golf Classic at the Medina Country Club. The event provides an opportunity for guests to support the chamber and enjoy the great outdoors and summer weather.
The Minnetonka Center for the Arts hosted a fundraiser with boathouse tours led by the author and photographer of Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka.
For its monthly venue spotlight in May, the Twin Cities Wedding & Event Professionals group visited Minnetonka Orchards. TCWEP helps wedding- and event-related businesses network; each month around 100 professionals attend the spotlight.