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Posted on June 21st, 2016 under News Flash.
Come for the Art, Stay for the Fun!
June 25 & 26

Get Involved! 

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. They will be on display at the Broadway docks from 10-4 p.m. on Sunday. Do you know someone who wants to show off their vintage wood boat?  Spaces are limited so don’t miss your chance to be part of the show! 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 and sign up TODAY!

New This Year:
Live painting of dog portraits with featured artist Tom Foty both Saturday and Sunday. Be sure to check out his Facebook page to post your best dog photos to his wall and be entered in a drawing to have your precious pets at the event. The winner will receive the painting as a gift from Tom. All entries needed by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 24.

FREE Sailboat Rides– courtesy of Wayzata Community Sailing Center (Saturday from 12-5 p.m.)

Arty Parties- Enjoy artful dishes, craft cocktails and brews from a window-side table or Wayzata’s inspired patios to celebrate your Wayzata Art Experience all weekend long.

Visit WayzataArtExperience.com for a full schedule of events. 
Thank you to our major sponsor

On the Calendar this Week…

Tuesday, June 21
Wayzata Art Experience Committee Meeting, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Chamber Office

Tuesday, June 21
Board of Directors Meeting, 12:00-1:30 p.m at Wells Fargo

Saturday, June 25 & Sunday, June 26
13th Annual Wayzata Art Experience, Lake Street, Wayzata

  The MUST-DO Event of the Summer….

Thursday, July 14, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Register Now 

Join us as we celebrate YOU, the members that make the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce great. There ill be food, music, games, cold beverages and yes, the return of the hotly-contested Sanford, Pierson, Thone & Strean Home Run Challenge. Make your team ahead of time, or from one day-of with Chamber friend…it’s all part of the fun.

Bring your co-workers and family- we’ll see you there!

Wednesday Evenings in July
7:00-8:30 p.m. in Depot Park 

July 6- Shakedown
July 13- Davina & The Vagabonds
July 20- Alison Scott Duo
July 27- Jeff Dayton featuring Mary Jane Alm & Boyd Lee

It’s officially summer time, and you know what that means! It’s time to gear up for Wayzata’s Music by the Lake. With crowds reaching 400+, this series is the perfect opportunity for your business to gain exposure, become involved and support the Wayzata/Lake Minnetonka community.

Sponsorships Still Available:
Presenting Partner– Exclusive Sponsorship
Fab Four– Only one left!
Concert Sponsor– Limited to five businesses per concert

Click here for more information or contact Max at intern@wayzatachamber.com if interested.


Experience the food, fun and fashion of Wayzata Wednesdays- the perfect excuse to enjoy a mid-week summer night on the town. Join us each week to enjoy specials fromparticipating restaurants and retailers 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.

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

Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners 
IOCP was recently named the 2016 Non-Profit Community Builder of the Year by the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce. Click here to read the full article.

Wayzata Rotary Club 
Wayzata Rotary Club member Tom Vettel was recognized at the recent Rotary Annual Conference for his contributions by receiving the “Gift to the World” award. Find the full story here.