October 2017 Around Town

The Vintage 2017 Fall Wine Tasting

Join us at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres on Thursday, October 26th for the 2017 Fall Wine Tasting. The Vintage will be providing samples of over 200 wines and champagnes. A variety of appetizers will also be available to guests as well as an event souvenir glass. The 2017 Fall Wine Tasting will begin at 6:30 PM on October 26th. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For more information and to buy tickets for the event visit Chanhassentheatres.com. Don’t miss out on a night of wine, champagne, appetizers, and a show!

Apple Celebration

Mark your calendars for some fall fun! The Eden Prairie Apple Celebration will be on October 8th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Come learn about the history of apples and how Minnesota became a leader in creating new varieties of the beloved fruit. The Apple Celebration will also include apple cider press demos, Baggo Apple Toss, apple stories, and concessions. The cost is $7 per family and can be purchased at the door or online at edenprairie.org/Register using the code 487205-01. The Apple Celebration will take place at the Eden Prairie Outdoor Center on Sunday, October 8th.

Vino Classico with a Craft Beer Chaser

Mark your calendar for “Vino Classico with a Craft Beer Chaser” a popular wine tasting and silent auction fundraiser that will be held from 6:30 to 9 PM Saturday, October 7, at the Eden Prairie Community Center. This year’s event will feature more than 100 wines and beer selections from at least 10 vendors. Attendees will be able to order specially priced bottles of the beverages through Eden Prairie Liquor. Tickets to Vino Classico cost $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Purchase tickets from members of the Eden Prairie Rotary Club or at the 3 Eden Prairie city-owned liquor stores. Tickets may also be purchased online at vinoclassico.eventbrite.com. This annual event, organized by the Eden Prairie A.M. Rotary, funds many great Eden Prairie youth and community organizations. We are looking forward to seeing you there.

Spooky Saturday

Celebrate Halloween on October 28th at the Eden Prairie Community Center from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. Spooky Saturday will include trick-or-treating, arts-and craft activities, music, games, and climbing in the Prairie Play Zone. This event is appropriate for ages 1-10 and is priced per child. Spooky Saturday is $5 in advance or $6 at the door, maximum of $20 per family. Parents, guardians, and children younger than age 1 are admitted for free. Space is limited so make sure to pre-register online at edenprairie.org/Register using the code 428201-01 or in-person at the Eden Prairie Community Center.

Fall Harvest Celebration

Enjoy old-fashioned children’s activities and live music from the Barley Jacks at the Eden Prairie Fall Harvest Celebration. Tours will also be available of the historic Dorenkemper House, courtesy of the Eden Prairie Historical Society. Fall Harvest Celebration is a free event on October 7th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. Concessions will be available for a fee. More activities include Pumpkin Decoration (take home a pumpkin while supplies last), Art Center projects, pottery wheel demonstrations, Outdoor Center live animals, horse-drawn wagon rides, and inflatable fun.