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Lake Minnetonka Regional Park is the perfect place for families to enjoy a Saturday afternoon. Bring a picnic and enjoy a lakeside lunch. Learn more...

Noerenberg Gardens

Situated on the north shore of Lake Minnetonka’s majestic Crystal Bay, Noerenberg Memorial Gardens offers a tranquil retreat to the quiet elegance and grace of days gone by. A favorite subject for local artists and an idyllic location for weddings. Learn more...

 

Elma's Entertainment Listings

Special Events:

This year's Yon J. Yohannsen Days in Minnetrista will showcase all of the thrilling activities that have made this festival famous. You can expect the ever-popular lutefiske eating contest, the Bjorn toss (thanks again to Bjorn), and the white sauce recipe contest!

After the festivities, stop by the cod liver oil gardens for a little refreshment and music by Elvis impersonator "Rockabilly Sven".

Grand Openings:

Retired World Wrestling champ "Knuckles (the mangler) Noonan" has opened his own spa in Spring Park. Visitors to the "Sacroiliac Shack" can expect a rather unorthodox approach to massage therapy. The menu offers such medieval-sounding remedies as: "Drop-Kick to the Pelvis," Say Hello to my Elbow", and "The Atomic Twister".

One client, who had visited Knuckles' salon for the first time was unwilling to comment, but seemed a little bent out of shape.

Lectures:

Lamp post licking in below freezing temperatures: Hazards and benefits. Wed. 7 P.M., Minnetonka Tongue Clinic.

Classes:

"How to talk like you've never been to Fargo" Tuesdays at 6:00 at the Tonka Bay Community Center.

Culture:

New art exhibit "Reflections on Frostbite" to open at the Minnetonka Cultural Institute this coming Friday.

Get Busy!

The spring months bring countless opportunities for wholesome family activities. To find out about happenings in the Lake Minnetonka area, visit our complete Calendar of Events!

Lake Minnetonka: An area steeped in history

From the days when Dakota Indians inhabited her shores, leaving behind ancient burial mounds which are still visible today, to the era of the steam locomotive and the paddle wheeler when grand Victorian hotels and amusement parks stood proudly on her banks, there has always been something alluring about this enchanted body of water. Learn more...