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...
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
November Calendar of Events
Get out and Vote!
The Landing - Historic Veterans' Remembrance Day
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Honor America's military veterans at The Landing. Special program at 1 PM features speeches and Abraham Lincoln reciting the Gettysburg Address. Tour several historic buildings in the Village of Eagle Creek, view military displays and observe Thanksgiving preparations. Make a craft and enjoy refreshments in the Town Hall. Enter the park through the West Entrance.
Fees: $5/person pre-registered; $6/person the day of the event. Veterans and children under 2 are free.
Join us for this family event organized by Chaska DECA students. We anticipate over 700 racers in the 5K & gobbler races. The 'kid's runs' include a 1/4-mile and 1-mile.
All racers receive an chip timing, t-shirt, goody bag, food and beverages. Free child care during the 5K. 1st-3rd place finishers for the Gobbler races get medallions! Top males and females in the 5K receive a prize. All proceeds benefit the MDA, Chaska Cross Country team, and Chaska DECA. Gobble-Gobble
Shop, relax and get a jump on holiday shopping at the Plymouth Arts Fair.
Meet artists from throughout Minnesota and browse through paintings, sculpture, jewelry and more – all of it available for sale. Live music and children’s activities will make this event something the whole family can enjoy.
This two-day event will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, on the main level of the Plymouth Creek Center, 14000 34th Ave. N.
South Shore Senior Center - Classic Film: Holiday Inn
Join us to watch Bing Crosby and Fred Astair in the 1942 classic, Holiday Inn, featuring music by Irving Berlin.
Members $5, non-menbers $7
5735 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331
Mound - Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
6:00 PM, downtown Mound.
Lowry Nature Center - Rockets: The Science of Flight
Blast off into an afternoon of fun as we make our own rockets and launch them skyward! We'll take ordinary two-liter pop bottles and transform them into water-fueled rockets that will reach heights of more than 100 feet. Learn through experimentation about the science of flight, aerodynamics and adaptations for flight in nature. Each participant should bring their own two-liter pop bottle.
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: 7025 Victoria Drive, Victoria, MN 55386
Enjoy they holiday, everyone!
Hennepin Pioneer Museum.
Artifacts from the pioneer days. Saturdays, 10 A.M. - 4 P.M.
Call (952) 473-6557 for details.
Music Venue in Excelsior
Bayview offers everything from rock and reggae to jazz and
alternative music - all with a fantastic view of the lake.
Friday and Saturday at 9:00 P.M. Located one block East of
Water St. on Excelsior Blvd. Call (952) 470-8439 for directions.
The fall 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...