Programs and Events |
Visit our Apple Day Booth in downtown Excelsior,
Saturday September 20th starting at 9AM
Pick up some books, notecards, and maps featuring our area's rich history,
or just stop by for a chat!
For more Apple Day events and information,
visit the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce page
Pints & Reflections on Lake Minnetonka's Past
A History of Lake Minnetonka Schools
Monday, September 8th - 7PM, Excelsior Brewery - 421 Third Street, Excelsior
Get "schooled" in local history! Join the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka
Historical Society (ELMHS) and former Superintendent of Minnetonka
Schools, Dr. Don Draayer, for a history of the communities and schools
that came together to form Minnetonka Public Schools. From small-town
schoolhouses to one of the premier high schools in the country,
Minnetonka’s legacy is rooted in history and the small lake communities
that comprise it. Free and open to the public.
Maritime Wrecks of Lake Minnetonka
Monday, October 13 - 7PM, Excelsior Brewery - 421 Third Street, Excelsior
The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society (ELMHS) dives a little
deeper into local history with its October “Tapping History” event.
Recent surveys have confirmed the existence of more than 35 maritime
wrecks on the bottom of Lake Minnetonka. Archaeologists and historians
Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson, co-founders of Maritime Heritage
Minnesota, will describe the most prominent of these wrecks, share
underwater photos and footage, and discuss the significance of the
wrecks to Minnesota's maritime heritage. Free and open to the public.
We are looking for speakers for upcoming
gatherings. Please email email@example.com
if you have a suggestion!