September 2016 Southwest Metro Magazine

In the September issue get all the details on the Ryder Cup as it comes to Chaska.

Eden Prairie photographer Christine Neff Kojetin captured this moment at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in fall of 2014. Kojetin says her family visits the arboretum frequently, enjoying what each season has to offer.

 

Chef Aaron Anderson arrived in Minnesota after a three-year stint in Hawaii, and he’s bringing some Hawaiian ideas and ingredients into play with more traditional Minnesota offerings for a bright, fresh take on event food at Hazeltine National Golf Club.

 

Chaska’s first Fire and Ice Bonspiel at Firemen’s Park on July 22-24 featured fun for all ages.

 

The SonRun Festival 5k (pictured) raises money for Chapel Hill Academy in Chanhassen, and the 5K for EP Schools is a fundraiser for the Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools.

SonRun Festival 5K

 

It will take more than the American team to win back one of golf’s most prestigious and coveted trophies, the Ryder Cup, from the Europeans, who have held a firm grasp on the trophy since they captured it for the third successive time in Scotland in 2014.

 

It was a rare situation, one that made Kathy Kuhl of Chanhassen wish for the familiarly annoying doctor’s appointment calendar-delay.

 

Take advantage of opportunities to play outside with your pup! Anna, Nancy, Jonas and Bill Wagner of Eden Prairie take their dog Rio on a walk.

 

Chris and Amanda Duffy knew something was wrong long before hearing the horrible news from the doctor. The couple had eagerly awaited the birth of their second child, a girl named Reese, who had been scheduled to be delivered by caesarean section the following day.

 

When most people hear the word “hypnotism” they probably think of a high school assembly where they watched their classmates act silly on stage. Roberta Fernandez is hoping to change that perception.

 

With delightfully outdoor-inspired scents, highlighting our state’s pine forests and lakeshores, MNMutt Candles fit perfectly in any dog lover’s home.

 

Holy Family Catholic High School senior Sarah Kemmerer enjoys staying active. When she’s not playing volleyball or working as a lifeguard, she loves scuba diving with her family. To her, physical activity is a crucial part of her life.

 

A Man Called Ove: a Novel by Fredrik Backman

Recommended by Laura Carlson

 

1/2 oz. Madison Avenue Orangecello
1 oz. Dry Fly Gin
1 oz. Campari
1/2 oz. Contratto Vermouth Rosso (sweet vermouth)
Orange slice for garnish

 

Sever’s Fall Festival is back for another season in the same location. This family-friendly destination is known for its intricate corn maze, impressive corn pits, jumping pillow, giant slide and more.

 

From Yoda ears to bunny ears and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle masks to Vikings horns, Erica Carlson-Burval’s crocheted creations have expanded the definition of a winter hat. The Eden Prairie mother of two gets inspiration from her 8-year-old daughter, Audia, and 5-year-old son, Callen.