Arts & Culture

The 84th Miss Minnesota Competition was held on June 22 in Eden Prairie. Kathryn Kueppers was crowned the winner, and her talent is in the category of jazz vocal, and her social impact initiative is ​The Invisible Crown: the Legacy of Miss America.

Eden Prairie Art Center art trips

Upcoming trips include the Minnesota Museum of American Art, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Foci-Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and more.

books, book bindings

In his book, Hans Rosling shows how even the most educated people in the world have a distorted perspective on simple global trends.

Native Irish plants

No luck of the Irish needed to grow plants of Ireland.

Style with purpose was the order of the evening at a runway show to benefit the PROP food shelf. Held at Bearpath Country Club in Eden Prairie, the stunning event showcased clothing from Dugo, Free People, Primp, Anthropology and more.

A bobber rests in an ice fishing hole carved into a lake.

The catch-and-release fishing contest is an angler favorite, with prizes last year worth over $6,000.

An indoor snake plant

The snake plant is just one of a large variety on indoor plants available that add to our health and wellbeing.

Sprouts, Shoots & Microgreens indoor gardening book

It’s February—both a short month and a long one at the same time. Are you itching to start gardening? Do you crave fresh greens? It’s cold outside, but you can grow a variety of sprouts and microgreens in your house while you’re waiting for outdoor gardening season to begin.

A painted mosaic heart from the Arts Consortium of Carver County.

In addition to offering classes, the art center hosts music programs, pop-up music or art events, and Writers Read gatherings to promote the literary arts.

A couple ballroom dances at American Classic Ballroom.

Ballroom dancing "is the best gift you can give yourself."

Judy Haning of Judy's Sewing School helps a student at a sewing machine.

Judy Haning has taught the tiniest tykes to eager adults how to pick up a needle and thread—and how to create pride-worthy garments.

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