E-Gateway 6.14.16

Posted on June 14th, 2016 under News Flash.
  Chamber Happy Hour 
Thursday, June 16, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
The Partners Group, 222 Minnetonka Ave S, Wayzata

Join us for an Open House and Happy Hour at The Partners Group. They are excited to share the newly renovated Wise House with the Chamber! Be the first to get a tour of this historic home in its new location. Play yard games like bean bags and ladder ball and stay for dinner on the grill. Don’t miss this chance to connect with other members on this fun summer night. Click here for more information.

On the Calendar this Week…

Tuesday, June 14
Executive Committee Meeting, 8:30-10:00 a.m. at AmeriStar Agency

Wednesday, June 15
Member Engagement Committee Meeting, 8:00-9:00 a.m. at Chamber Office

Wednesday, June 15
Wayzata Wednesday Pub & Grub Crawl- All Day at Participating Restaurants

Thursday, June 16
Bushaway Road Update, 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Wayzata City Hall

Thursday, June 16
Chamber Happy Hour, 3:00-6:00 p.m. at The Partners Group (222 Minnetonka Ave S)

Stop into Candlelight Floral & Gifts for 20% off selected gift items. All candles, ceramic angels, PassAlong Bouquets and more are on sale. Stop by before they are all gone!


Experience the food, fun and fashion of Wayzata Wednesdays- the perfect excuse to enjoy a mid-week summer night on the town. Join us June 15 for the Pub & Grub Crawl to enjoy specials from participating restaurants around town all day long. Click here to see a list of participating retailers and special offers. Don’t miss your chance to be entered into the monthly drawing with $500 worth of prizes.

        Come for the Art, Stay for the Fun!
June 25 & 26

Two days only! It’s all happening in downtown Wayzata. Whether you’re looking to start an art collection or searching to find that one-of-a-kind piece for your home or office, this art fair offers a variety of beautiful fine art from 100 juried artists. But, that’s not all!   Enjoy craft beer andwine from Wayzata’s dining hot spots and food trucks. Bring your dog for live painting of dog portraits.  Take part in the new activity zone and canoe building!  Cruise the historic steamboat or take a free sail boat ride, courtesy of Wayzata Community Sailing Center. Don’t miss the Inaugural Antique and Classic Boat Show!  Live music, food, and fun for all ages.
For a full schedule of events, click here.


The Inaugural Antique & Classic Boat Show – Art and boat lovers will have a rare chance to appreciate the beauty and craftsmanship of some of the most unique boats on the Lake. Do you know someone who wants to show off their vintage wood boat?  Spaces are limited!
Click here to register.

Interested in Volunteering? This event doesn’t happen without the help of  the community and our amazing volunteers.  We’re looking for some extra hands to help with artist set-up, traffic control, artist hospitality, info/merchandise booth, and clean-up.
Click here to view the opportunities.

Thank you to our major sponsor

A beautiful evening on Lake Minnetonka connecting with Chamber members for our annual
Boat Cruise. Click here for more photos.
Project Updates in the Wayzata Area…


CR-101/Bushaway Road is closed to all traffic from Minnetonka Blvd to Eastman Ln/McGinty Rd. There is also full closure of Wayzata Blvd East between CR-101 and Holdridge Road West. Access to all businesses in the area will be maintained. To view the detour map and for more information visit the website here: hennepin.us/countyroad101.

I-494– Access to Wayzata will be maintained from I-394 and Minnetonka Boulevard. For more information on the project visit: dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i494plymouth/

Member Spotlight

A La Mode Boutique & Nail Spa 
The Star Tribune featured a recent event hosted by A La Mode. Click here for more information.

Wayzata Rotary Club 
The Wayzata Rotary Club was recognized for awarding scholarships to Wayzata High School students. Read the full story here.

Grace Hill Design 
Furnishings from Grace Hill Design were featured onKare11 as part of the Artisan Home Tour. Watch the video here.