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For many families, the holiday season brings with it a mix of cherished traditions and joyful surprises, from decorating the tree while re-watching It’s a Wonderful Life to seeing the wonder in a child’s eyes when they clamber on to Santa’s lap for the first time.

Pat Yentzer, Plymouth resident and amateur photographer, remembers last August when he snapped a photo of more than a dozen turkeys in his backyard.

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.

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Saturday, July 13
[Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community], [Home & Garden]
Step Into 11 Gorgeous Gardens at the 2019 Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Garden Tour Are you looking for garden inspiration? Are you a garden enthusiast looking for a great way to spend a beautiful summer day? Join us for the Hennepin County Master Gardeners’ annual Learning Garden Tour beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Friday, April 26 to Saturday, May 4
[Arts & Performance]
Tuneful songs and a whimsical chorus follow the unpredictable story of Nelly, Jenny June, and Gerty as they live out their lives above the family clock repair store near the Chicago River. Failure: A Love Story is a magical, musical fable where, in the end, the power of love is far greater than any individual's successes or failures.