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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Wayzata Celebrates Spring with Art and Community!


The Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce and TCF Bank will welcomes spring and art lovers across the Twin Cities with the 8th Annual Wayzata Art Experience. In Minnesota nothing says “Spring” like one of the first outdoor art shows of the season. This high quality juried art show runs Saturday, May 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Downtown Wayzata’s charming Lake Street transforms into a sophisticated showground with an ambiance of the finest visual, culinary and performance art in the region. This exquisite experience gives the arts community a wonderful opportunity to showcase their work along a breathtaking lakeside setting.

The Wayzata Art Experience teamed up with several local landscapers and garden designers to create Outdoor Garden Art Exhibits throughout the event. These unique areas will feature outdoor art and great ideas for your own outdoor living.

Although this event reflects the elegance of the Lake Minnetonka community, the Wayzata Art Experience appeals to art lovers of all ages. Artist’s demonstrations will allow guests to attempt their own craft. Youngsters can experience art by contributing to the Children’s Area. All the while, performing artists will stroll through the crowds, giving visitors a variety of acoustical enjoyment.

This cultural event features the most excellent culinary vendors from area restaurants, reflecting Wayzata’s charming and authentic community. These chefs will not only tempt your taste buds, but also demonstrate a few tricks to create your own cuisine. Don’t miss out on meeting the winning artists, as the New Wayzata Wine & Spirits will be hosting an “Afterhours Event”. Award Ceremony is Saturday, May 21st and 6:30. Wine Tastings from 4 – 8 p.m.

The Wayzata Art Experience is presented in partnership with the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce and TCF Bank. Additional 2011 event sponsors include Mediacom, Star Tribune, Tonka Times, Sun Sailor, Well’s Fargo, Heidi’s Lifestyle Gardens, Otten Brothers, Outdoor Excapes, Candlelight Floral, Frost & Budd, Color Me Mine, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Hammer Residences, Rainbow Party Arts, and Fantastic Faces Facepainting.

www.WayzataArtExperience.com

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