Around Town

The Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT) is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a gala on August 13.

Calling all former and current employees of the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT), your presence is requested back at work—this time, you’re the guests!

Jennifer Kaeding admits her dog, Rooney, is spoiled. The easygoing Bernese mountain dog spends lots of time tagging along with Kaeding and her family. “We take him to as many places as we can,” says Kaeding.

Shower your mom with presents this Mother’s Day weekend by bringing her to the annual Spring Arboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale.

To some people beyond our borders, Minnesota is known as the land of snow and ice—a land of hearty folks wearing flannel shirts, serving up hot dishes and befriending an affable oversized, blue ox. But anyone who lives here or has simply spent time in Minnesota, knows we are so, so much more.

Consider how the city of Eden Prairie, Purgatory Creek and Red Rock Lake received their monikers.

Situated outside of the Moravian Church, the Little Free Pantry in Chaska, established and maintained by Girl Scout Troop No. 15554, has been projecting warmth to people in the neighborhood.
 

Have you ever noticed a metal star on the side of an older brick building?  Have you wondered why it was there? There is a very practical reason for the ornament, other than for decoration.  

With the spirit of the Fourth of July flying strong this month, many will proudly wave the nation’s flag, but there are several important elements of the Flag Code.

Valleyfair’s Run and Ride is a one-of-a-kind event, for experienced runners as well as first-timers. The North Star 5K and Snoopy’s One-Mile Fun Run are on May 20; The Valleyfair quarter and half marathons are set for May 21.

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