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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...

 

April Calendar of Events

17-20

Plymouth — Primavera

Plymouth's annual performance and visual arts event is FREE and open to the public.

  • Friday, April 17, 2015 from 5:00 – 9:00pm
  • Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 10:00am – 7:00pm
  • Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 11:00am – 7:00pm
  • Monday, April 20, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Plymouth Creek Center, located at 14800 34th Ave N.

Admission is free.

18th

Gale Woods Farm — Saturdays at the Farm

Explore the barn, meet animals, assist a farmer with chores, and participate in other seasonal farm activities.

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Registration not required.

*20% discount for groups of four or more.

7210 County Road 110 W.
Minnetrista, MN 55364
763.694.2001

18th

Chanhassen — Indoor Garage Sale

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Now is your chance for some early season garage sale deals. Reserve a table to sell treasures or come and browse for bargains.

Chanhassen Recreation Center
2310 Coulter Blvd.
Chanhassen, MN 55317

23rd

Mound — Community Prayer Breakfast

You are invited to the annual Community Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, April 23, from 7 to 8:30 a.m.

Registration begins at 6:45 a.m.

Enjoy a delicious Scotty B’s Restaurant breakfast, musical entertainment and fellowship with area pastors and community member. Featured speaker is Lee Blons, Executive Director of Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative.

Call WeCAN at 952-472-0742 to reserve a seat. A free will offering will be taken.

St. John's Lutheran Church
2451 Fairview Ln. Mound, MN 55364

25th

Lowry Nature Center - Penny Hike

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Heads or tails, pick a trail and explore according to a penny toss. Find spring flowers, frogs singing, or a big stick fort. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Free!

7025 Victoria Drive
Victoria, MN 55386
763.694.7650

25th

Gale Woods Farm — Saturdays at the Farm

Explore the barn, meet animals, assist a farmer with chores, and participate in other seasonal farm activities.

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Registration not required.

*20% discount for groups of four or more.

7210 County Road 110 W.
Minnetrista, MN 55364
763.694.2001

27th

Lowry Nature Center - Puppet Escapades - Let's Plant a Tree!

 

Bring your preschooler to see the puppets put on a show. Explore activity stations before the performance. Bring a picnic lunch for after or hike on your own. Reservations required. *20% discount for groups of four or more. Ages: 2-6; both adult and child pay.

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

7025 Victoria Drive
Victoria, MN 55386
763.694.7650

 


Ongoing Events

Year-round

West Hennepin Pioneer Museum.

Artifacts from the pioneer days. Saturdays, 10 A.M. - 4 P.M. Call (952) 473-6557 for details.

Year-round

Bayside Live 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.

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Year-round

The Narrows Live Music Venue in Navarre

One of the hottest music bars in the Twin Cities area.

Located at the west end of Water Street. Call (952) 401-7902 for directions.

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Year-round

Three-Eighteen Live Music Venue in Excelsior

Excelsior's "Three-Eighteen" is one of the best kept secrets in the Twin Cities area. A favorite of musicians, this hip little "joint" offers some of the best live local and national acts in town.

Have a glass of wine and snuggle in for some great entertainment: Monday through Saturday at 7:30 P.M. Located at the west end of Water Street. Call (952) 401-7902 for directions.

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Get Busy!

The summer 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...