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Kelley Regan and her husband, Matthew Adam, traditionally take their two sons, Charlie, 18, and Chayce, 9, out on Red Rock Lake every Fourth of July to light Chinese lanterns.

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It's that time of year again: The Southwest Metro photo contest has returned for its 6th year of beautiful photos of our community.

Though Deb Zeller refers to herself as a hobbyist when it comes to photography, she has been passionate about photography since she was a little girl.

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Self-taught photographer Nick Peters started four years ago after he and his wife bought a camera to capture images of their new baby daughter. “But then I didn’t use it to take pictures of her,” he jokes.

The day Prince died was cold and rainy, lending Minnesota the perfect air of sadness and grief over the loss of one of this country’s greatest modern musicians. First Avenue music venue held dance parties in the streets for days afterward in an act of celebration and mourning.

FOOD & RESTAURANTS

Best Patio Dining
Floyd's Bar
Lola’s Lakehouse
Redstone American Grill

Suzi Stephenson is a full-time Carver County library technology assistant, and she’s what library director Heidi Hoks calls “the keeper of knowledge.”

Eden Prairie art teacher Thor Hansen, who captured this shot in his backyard last winter, has been sharing his passion for photography with the students at Eden Lake Elementary for 27 years. He began taking photos when he was in third grade with his Kodak Instamatic.

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Tuesday, September 15
[Arts & Performance]
The Ordway is excited to announce that the performance of Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 15 at 7:30pm.
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Thu Dec 31 2020.
Saturday, January 4, Sunday, January 5, Saturday, January 11, Sunday, January 12, Saturday, January 18, Sunday, January 19, Saturday, January 25, Sunday, January 26, Saturday, February 1, Sunday, February 2, Saturday, February 8, Sunday, February 9, Saturday, February 15, Sunday, February 16, Saturday, February 22, Sunday, February 23, Saturday, February 29, Sunday, March 1, Saturday, March 7, Sunday, March 8, Saturday, March 14, Sunday, March 15, Saturday, March 21, Sunday, March 22, Saturday, March 28, Sunday, March 29, Saturday, April 4, Sunday, April 5, Saturday, April 11, Sunday, April 12, Saturday, April 18, Sunday, April 19, Saturday, April 25, Sunday, April 26, Saturday, May 2, Sunday, May 3, Saturday, May 9, Sunday, May 10, Saturday, May 16, Sunday, May 17, Saturday, May 23, Sunday, May 24, Saturday, May 30, Sunday, May 31, Saturday, June 6, Sunday, June 7, Saturday, June 13, Sunday, June 14, Saturday, June 20, Sunday, June 21, Saturday, June 27, Sunday, June 28, Saturday, July 4, Sunday, July 5, Saturday, July 11, Sunday, July 12, Saturday, July 18, Sunday, July 19, Saturday, July 25, Sunday, July 26, Saturday, August 1, Sunday, August 2, Saturday, August 8, Sunday, August 9, Saturday, August 15, Sunday, August 16, Saturday, August 22, Sunday, August 23, Saturday, August 29, Sunday, August 30, Saturday, September 5, Sunday, September 6, Saturday, September 12, Sunday, September 13, Saturday, September 19, Sunday, September 20, Saturday, September 26, Sunday, September 27, Saturday, October 3, Sunday, October 4, Saturday, October 10, Sunday, October 11, Saturday, October 17, Sunday, October 18, Saturday, October 24, Sunday, October 25, Saturday, October 31, Sunday, November 1, Saturday, November 7, Sunday, November 8, Saturday, November 14, Sunday, November 15, Saturday, November 21, Sunday, November 22, Saturday, November 28, Sunday, November 29, Saturday, December 5, Sunday, December 6, Saturday, December 12, Sunday, December 13, Saturday, December 19, Sunday, December 20, Saturday, December 26, Sunday, December 27
[Food & Drink], [For the Kids]
Start your weekend off with a hot breakfast at the MN Landscape Arboretum!

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