Arts & Culture

The Cars and Caves series highlights collector, classic and exotic cars and motorcycles, featured throughout the AutoPlex’s 120 garage condominiums. The spaces reflect the owners’ interests, their cars or motorcycles and automobilia collections.  

The Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ is celebrating its 45th anniversary this month by bringing back Fiddler on the Roof for the first time in 20 years. Fiddler on the Roof opens October 4 and runs through January 25.

The Waconia Chamber of Commerce hosts its 6th annual scarecrow tour from October 10–20. The tour is designed to showcase local businesses throughout Waconia, says Chamber of Commerce president Kellie Sites. Each year, participating businesses design a scarecrow and place it outside their shop.

Deb Zeller, of Victoria, has always had an eclectic mix of interests, going to Concordia College in Moorhead double majoring in art and math.

Creativity of an artist is impacted by their surroundings. Some set up their easels next to a stream or a meadow. Some position subjects near a window streaming with light. Many arrange their creative space with access to necessary tools and supplies, a blend of creativity and functionality.

Seven years ago, Jason Lehman became a father.

Carver Steamboat Days Run/WalkSeptember 7, CarverThe Carver Steamboat Days Run/Walk celebrates its 14th year during the annual Carver Steamboat Days (September 6–8). The run starts at 8 a.m. on September 7. Registration is $25; there is also a Kids Run for $10.

For 14-year-old Star Bandy, of Eden Prairie, the bullying was relentless, kids taunted her at school, wouldn’t sit with her at lunch and played mean jokes. The bullying didn’t stop there. The negative messages followed her home in the form of texts and phone calls.

When it comes to updating a home, sometimes it’s the “old” pieces you have on hand that provide the answer. “With art, the most important thing is it means something to you,” says Chantal Devane of Devane Design in Eden Prairie.

Sometimes it doesn’t take much to make a big difference—at least that’s what Eden Prairie resident Chuck Martz says he learned during a trip to India with fellow Rotarians.

Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographicaby James OwenRecommended by Heather PetersonA wonderful fantasy adventure to the Archipelago of Dreams. The story nicely ties together allusions to classic, well-known books, legends and myths to create a wonderful read.

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