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4th of July Flying Pancake Breakfast

Date: July 04, 2023

Begin your Fourth of July with a Revolutionary “Flying Pancake Breakfast” at the Wayzata Depot from 8am – noon! Flying Pancakes, historical reenactments, and family fun for all. A festive celebration for patriots of all ages!  

Guests will “catch ’em if they can” pancakes tossed from the grill. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, and a cold drink. Breakfast $9.00 (cash or checks only) at the door. USA Veterans eat free. At 10am, a short ceremony and flag raising including rifle salute will be conducted.  The 7th Pennsylvania Regiment of Revolutionary actors, will tell tales and interact with guests as they demonstrate the loading and firing of their powder muskets! Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard and the Daughters of the American Revolution will return along with Period Costumed Actors to entertain Patriots of all Ages. Guests are asked to prepare for any weather. The Lake Minnetonka Society of the Children of the American Revolution first held this  breakfast 16 years ago and plans to continue this annual community tradition, which fulfills their motto: ‘Patriotism in Action’. Visit www.CARLakeMtka.org to learn more.  The C.A.R. is a 50 l(c)3 organization, dependent on contributions to fund programs and events. 

Other 4th of July events around town: 

The Broadway Kiddie Parade will take place at 10:00 a.m. on the corner of Park Street and Broadway Avenue. Kids need to be accompanied by parent or guardian in order to participate. Please do not bring any battery operated or motorized vehicles to the event.

The Wayzata Fire Department will once again sponsor the annual Mini Olympics for kids at the Wayzata West Middle School football field. The events, starting at 12:30 p.m., include a softball throw, running races and the running broad jump. Events for children four and under include running races and penny hunting.