June 2018 Around Town

Minnesota Festival of Jazz on the Prairie

Join friends for the 28th annual Minnesota Festival of Jazz on the Prairie featuring six area big bands. Some performers include Bend in the River Big Band, Just Friends Big Band, Good News Big Band, River City Jazz Orchestra, ACME Jazz Co., Jazz on the Prairie Big Band. Minnesota Festival of Jazz on the Prairie in on June 10th, 2:00 to 8:00 PM at Staring Lake Park Amphitheatre and is a free event. Plus, enjoy RibFest (benefiting the Eden Prairie Noon Rotary charities) and enjoy a barbecue rib meal during Jazz on the Prairie.

Eden Prairie Players Presents: Beauty and the Beast Summer Musical

The classic “tale as old as time” tells the story of Belle, a young woman, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. Eden Prairie Players Presents: Beauty and the Beast as their summer musical and will be on June 15th-16th and the 21st-23rd at 7:00 PM as well as June 17th and the 24th at 6:00 PM at Staring Lake Park Amphitheatre. The Eden Prairie Community Band will be providing instrumentals as the pit orchestra. Bring lawn chairs and come early for the best seating. Learn more about the Eden Prairie Players at edenprairieplayers.com

Eden Prairie Dance Team Camp

Registration is now available for the Eden Prairie High School Dance Team summer kids camp and prep camp! The camp will be led by 50 team dancers and dance team coaches. It will be held on Thursday, July 19th, and Friday, July 20th at 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Eden Prairie High School. Girls should be entering kindergarten through 8th grade in the fall of 2018. No dance experience necessary. Register at eventbrite.com before July 8th to receive a camp t-shirt.

Six Outlaws – Johnny Cash Tribute Band

Visit Sovereign Estate Wine in Waconia on June 2nd to enjoy The Six Outlaws. The Six Outlaws are the dream of Mitchell Hall of New Germany, MN. His deep baritone and austere style will have you convinced you are back in the 1950’s listening to a young Johnny Cash. This event is sponsored by Soltek. Six Outlaws will be playing from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on June 2nd at the Marquette Pavillion, 9950 North Shore Rd, Waconia.