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Every year we look forward to the flood of images that appear on our submission site as we launch our annual photo contest. This year was no different and we received countless beautiful photos from many talented members of our community.

Something New for the Best of Plymouth 2017!

Voting for our annual readers’ choice poll will take place January 1-31, 2017 here on the site and finalists will be posted online in March.

Look for the winners in the July 2017 issue of Plymouth Magazine!

For Sally Strand, Silver Buckle Saddle Club is a heartening reminder of a time gone by, when Plymouth had a prevalent horse culture in the area. Strand captured this image from an open youth equestrian competition at the club in the early summer of 2014.

The Chiu sisters, 6-year-old Olivia and 4-year-old Lauren, take time to pose with the magazine during downtime between meeting Disney princesses, swimming in the ocean and building sandcastles on a Disney Cruise in the Bahamas.

The American Kennel Club describes the Akita breed as “dignified, courageous and profoundly loyal,” and Angus’ owner, Derek Brigham, seems to agree.

Sometimes the best ideas simply fizzle out. Perhaps the idea doesn’t have widespread appeal, or maybe the idea isn’t backed by enough passion.

Minnesota weather means bundling up in coats and layers for most of the year, but warmer weather in full swing calls for breaking out the colorful clothes. Last summer, 5-year-old Livy MacCourt was enjoying the day and looking at the water off the pier at Wayzata Beach.

Newcomers clubs are common in many communities, but the Suburban West Area Newcomers Club (SWAN) takes a slightly different spin with its membership guidelines and events.

The 2016 contest is now closed.

The mention of ice cream on a warm summer day makes kids’ and adults’ mouths water. Plymouth resident Peg Brantman and her grandson, 6-year-old Zachary, were enjoying an event with animals from the Zoomobile. They had to make a stop on their way out when the two spotted the ice cream.

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Tuesday, March 31 to Sunday, April 5
[Arts & Performance]
The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times).
Wednesday, April 8 to Sunday, April 19
[Arts & Performance]
Acclaimed musical The Last Ship, featuring original music and lyrics by multiple Grammy Award winner Sting, will be at the Ordway for a limited engagement beginning April 8, 2020 as part of 2019–2020 Broadway at the Ordway.