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Events

August

10
Plymouth – Concert in the Park

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Inside Straight Blues Band will be at the Hilde Amphitheater.

A popular band with Twin Cities audiences places blues and blues-rock in the Chicago, Texas, Memphis, Kansas City, St. Louis and New Orleans traditions.

Location: Hilde Performance Center
3500 Plymouth Blvd.
Plymouth, Minnesota 55447


10
Chanhassen – Music in the Park

Band: Big Island Band
Time: 7:00 p.m.

The KleinBank Summer Concert Series takes place on Thursdays in the summer. The performances take place in City Center Park Plaza (across from KleinBank just south of City Hall) in downtown Chanhassen.

There will be a variety of music styles for all to enjoy. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase during the concerts. Bring your kids and your lawn chair and join us for this free concert series!

Please feel free to bring food and beverages, including beer and wine, to the concert series.

Location: City Center Park Plaza, Chanhassen


11
Plymouth – Movie in the Park

Time: Dusk

Enjoy summer evenings with your family and friends! Movies will be presented at dusk (please be aware that curfew laws still apply).

Paddington (Rated PG) A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and along at Paddington Station he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.

Location: Hilde Performance Center
3500 Plymouth Blvd.
Plymouth, Minnesota 55447


12
Tonka Bay – BBQ & Beer Fest

Schedule of Events

—8 – 10 AM Local BBQ teams check in/set up
—10 AM – BBQ Competition in full swing
—12 PM – 8 PM
Beer and Wine Trailer Open to the public
BBQ Food Vendors open
BBQ Vendor Demos and Expo
​3 PM – 6 PM – Ticketed Beer Fest in hockey rink – get tickets here
6 PM – BBQ Awards Ceremony on stage

Free Music

2:30 – Leah and the Rattlers
4:30 – Dan Rodriguez
6:30 – 8 PM – Jason Paulson Band
8 PM – Event concludes

Location: Manitou Park, Tonka Bay, MN


15
Excelsior – Concert

Band: Rebel Fiddle
Time: 8:00pm 10:00pm

$8 Pat Frederick is joined by Mark Mueller and Scott Malchow for one incredible night of music! If you don’t believe me, here is a list of their accomplishments! Minnesota Music Awards, Best Violinist, Minnesota Rock Hall of Fame, Minnesota Rock and Country Hall of Fame, Emmy Award, National Parents Choice Awards, ISES Award, Telly Award, Minnesota Music Awards – Best Band

318 Water Street,
Excelsior, MN


15
Plymouth – Water Ski Show

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Shockwaves Shakopee Prior Lake Ski Team

Events are free and family-friendly. Seating is outdoors – bring your own lawn chair/blanket and a picnic.

Location: Parkers Lake Park
15205 County Road 6
Plymouth, Minnesota 55447


16
Excelsior Library – Puppet Show

Talent: Schiffelly Puppets
Time: 10:30am

This program takes place at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church. Cinder-Freckle-Frog-Faced-Ella: What do you get when you cross a glass slipper, a fairy godmother and a game show? The craziest version of Cinderella this side of the Mississippi. Sponsor: Friends of the Excelsior Library.

Location: 337 Water St.
Excelsior, MN 55331


17
Excelsior Library – Guys Read Kids’Book Club

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Guys entering grades 4-6. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Books will be available for checkout from Excelsior Library’s Service Desk starting four weeks prior to meeting. Please read and come prepared to discuss the book! Sponsor: Friends of the Excelsior Library.

Location: 337 Water St.
Excelsior, MN 55331


18
Plymouth – Movie in the Park

Time: Dusk

Enjoy summer evenings with your family and friends! Movies will be presented at dusk (please be aware that curfew laws still apply).

Toy Story (Rated G) A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy’s room.

Location: Parkers Lake Playfield
15500 County Road 6
Plymouth, Minnesota 55447


19
Navarre – Music

Band: Jack Knife and the Sharps
Time: 8:30pm

Playing roots-based American music: being, country, and rockabilly.

Location: 3380 Shoreline
Dr, Wayzata, MN


23
Excelsior – Concert

Band: Elliott Blaufuss
Time: 8:00pm 10:00pm

$10 Mr. Blaufuss is bringing his trio the The 318 once again! Not only is he the best musician in town, but he’s also the nicest guy in town! Don’t miss this one!

318 Water Street,
Excelsior, MN


23
Plymouth – Pie Fundraiser

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The annual Pie Day and book sale fundraiser for the Plymouth Senior Program is set for Aug. 23 at the Plymouth Creek Center.

Freshly baked apple, cherry, strawberry-rhubarb and cream pies will be sold for $5 per slice. Ice cream is available.

The event also features a used book sale.

Money raised through the fundraiser supports senior programs at the Plymouth Creek Center. It helps fund supplies, equipment and guest speakers, as well as veteran and senior events and an annual party celebrating local seniors ages 90 and older.

For more information, call the Plymouth Creek Center at 763-509-5280.

Location: Plymouth Creek Center
14800 34th Ave. N.
Plymouth, Minnesota 55447


30
Excelsior – Concert

Band: Kathy Mahoney
Time: 8:00pm 10:00pm

$15 Kathy plays piano and sings in venues from the Twin Cities to Germany and Switzerland.

318 Water Street,
Excelsior, MN