Events

Tonkadale Greenhouse’s Third Thursdays story times are a popular chance for kiddos to learn more about plants and gardening, through books, movement and other activities (including an optional take-home planting project).

Tonkadale Greenhouse hosted a “family and dog-friendly fundraiser” to benefit Underdog Rescue, which featured an auction, food and beverage vendors, adoptable pets, a photo booth and more.

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. 

Teens dance at the Wayzata Cotillion

In 1994, JDW Cotillions founded the Wayzata Cotillion program. Next month, they’ll celebrate 26 years of involvement in the community.

In October, Tonkadale Greenhouse hosted its popular houseplant runway show, where visitors could “find the right plants for the right places, showcased down o

Members of the Hoang Anh dance group celebrate Vietnamese New Year.

Celebrate Vietnamese New Year at the Excelsior Library.

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. 

Kids meet the Excelsior Fire District mascot Sparky at a free family movie event.

Every December, the ever-giving Excelsior Fire District finds one more way to engage with the community at its annual free kids’ movie event.

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