Last year’s Wine on Wayzata Bay fundraiser for Wayzata Sailing included beloved elements like a wine tasting, snacks, music and boat rides until sunset. This year’s bash is on June 28—watch for more info in next month’s issue of Lake Minnetonka Magazine.

Captain Jack Sparrow

Lake Minnetonka may be under a no wake restriction, but Excelsior Girl’s Night Out will be making waves in downtown Excelsior on July 3 and 4.            

Excelsior residents and Minnetonka High School alumni celebrate two landmark events on July 26: the fourth all-class, all-school reunion for Minnetonka High School and the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones concert at Danceland in Excelsior.

In our beautiful lake area, one of the things I've loved learning about most is how to give back to the community we cherish—and sometimes that expands to natural beauty outside of our everyday routes.

We’ve all had those moments during the long frigid winter where we closed our eyes and pictured a balmy evening spent listening to strands of live music melt into the warm summer breeze.  It helped us survive the cold (and yes, despite our moments of doubt, we did), and now the fun is finally beg

Since 1984, Minnesotans have made their way to Lake Minnetonka for the unique frozen golf event, the Chilly Open to celebrate the winter season.

Flurry Scurry 5K Fun Run

While we all may be feeling the wrath of the Polar Vortex, as Minnesotans, we can't be contained!

A pride and joy of Minnetrista, Gale Woods Farm is known by fans as an educational hotspot that offers crafting classes, and this holiday season is no exception.

As we enter another Minnesota winter, local libraries and bookstores offer numerous story-time gatherings to provide an escape and prevent the little ones from going stir-crazy. Visit for more information.

Known for showcasing local talent, the Minnetonka Center for the Arts and the Burwell House get into the holiday spirit this November by transforming their displays.