Arts & Culture

Patrons browse a booth at the Plymouth Arts Fair.

The Plymouth Creek Center will host a free indoor art festival featuring 30 local and regional artists working in a variety of mediums including pottery, watercolor, jewelry, acrylic, glass and more.

Peg Brantman, a.k.a. “The Card Lady” at the  local Walgreens stores, has long had an artsy bent. She snapped her first photo on a little Brownie Starflash while in 4-H, “a long time ago,” she says.

Antiques, collectibles, crafts, plants and many one-of-a-kind treasures await at the Hamel Lions Flea Market, one of the largest outdoor markets in Hennepin County. Medina Entertainment Center parking lot.

Amy and Charles Roberts have played the field—in looking at homes, that is. With three boys, their family was growing out of the current space, a brick rambler. They loved the location of their house, with its proximity to downtown.

Everyone expects fresh veggies and fruits at the farmers market. Some savvy customers might also come seeking flowers, jams, jellies and bread. And all of these will walk away satisfied from the fourth annual Plymouth farmers market, held Wednesday afternoons outside the Plymouth Ice Arena.

This Morning Sam Went to Mars by Nancy Carlson Free Spirit Publishing, 2013   Beloved Minnesota author Nancy Carlson has completed her most recent book for children, This Morning Sam Went to Mars.

Primrose Summer Camp Sporting weekly themes such as Animal Safari and Medieval Times, this camp keeps kids busy from drop-off to pick-up.

A Vikings fan just like his dad, Plymouth resident Paul Charchian always has been interested in football—though he only made it as far as backyard ball with his friends. Still, Charchian hosted his first fantasy draft in 1980 in the Eden Prairie Central Middle School cafeteria.

Gloria Rice’s neighbors must love her. In the 16 years she and her husband, Tim Cassidy, have resided in Plymouth, she has worked to create an ideal spot for birds in her backyard. “I planted serviceberry trees to attract cedar waxwings and robins,” Rice explains.

This year, more than 450 kids ages 7–12 will be impatiently awaiting the word “go” to submerge themselves in Life Time’s eight-lane competition pool for the first leg of the youth triathlon.

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