Arts & Entertainment

By Brady Lass Waconia Patriot   A few months ago, Minnesota newspapers and media wanted to find out more about Waconia’s very own Marc Huebner, who was to compete on the Food Network show, “America’s Best Cook,” in which he would compete against 15 other chefs from around the United States to test his cooking [...]

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A Taste of Minnesota, a celebration of food, music and summer, is up and running at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia. The festival will be held 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 3-6. Festival admission is free from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily. After 3 p.m., admission is $10, which includes $5 of tickets [...]

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Last week’s surprise announcement that the iconic A Taste of Minnesota festival would be held at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia July 3-6 (11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily) pretty much guaranteed that the 4th of July is going to be pretty memorable for folks in Waconia and Carver County this year. The festival, which features [...]

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Twenty-five area students performed in the Minnesota Music Teachers Association’s 79th annual State Honors Concert held in the Auditorium of the Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday, June 14. The event consisted of 30 compositions for piano ensemble played by 700 winners of the MMTA State Contest. Dr. Mary Kay Geston conducted the concert. The young [...]

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The Norwood Young America Music in the Park series continues June 26 with Phyllis Hummel, co-sponsored by Church of Peace • July 10 – Remember When, co-sponsored by Schmidt Chiropractic • July 17 – Jolly Ramblers, co-sponsored by NYA Lions • July 24 – Marv Neissel – co-sponsored Harbor and NYA Senior Advisory Board All [...]

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