A pair of "White Formal," Daylillys grace several pathways at 'Noerenberg Gardens Garden Party' held at the Wayzata botanical garden Thursday, July 28, on Chrystal Bay on Lake Minnetonka.
Minneapolis harpist Andrea Stern provides music at 'Noerenberg Gardens Garden Party' held at the Wayzata botanical garden Thursday, July 28, on Chrystal Bay on Lake Minnetonka. Stern has played music at the annual Garden Party since its inception.
Nancy and Seth Hoyt, Medina, are attracted to the alluring flora blooming during their visit to 'Noerenberg Gardens Garden Party' Thursday, July 28 at the Wayzata memorial gardens on Lake Minnetonka's Chrystal Bay.
Josh Straub, left, and his personal care attendant Tyler Thompson, enjoy the sight and sound of the new fountain on the Hilde Performance Center plaza Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at the 39th annual Music Fest in Plymouth, Minn.
Recent Wayzata graduates and friends Britta Swanson, left, and Maddie Berglund spread rocks they pulled from the pond area to weigh down their blankets. Tent stakes were not allowed this year to help keep large swaths of plastic and cotton blankets in place. Staking out real estate at the Amphitheater is a big deal and folks were faced with new rules regarding when, how and where to snag their patch of grass.
An iPhone photo of the view of the Hilde Amphitheater and the grounds at the 2011 Music in Plymouth celebration Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Viewed from across the pond, the 39th annual music festival takes shape.
A six picture panoramic view of the Hilde Amphitheater, left, and the grounds at the 2011 Music in Plymouth celebration Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Viewed from across the pond and through the trees, the 39th annual music festival takes shape.
Part of the Music in Plymouth crowd, late Wednesday afternoon, June 29, seen from across the pond. A beautiful Summer evening was about to take off.
Sandy Ohlsson, left, and Kathy House are, "Friends forever," and have been, "Coming to Music Fest forever." The two friends travel from Maple Plaine each year to enjoy the sun, the vibe, and the Music Fest crowd.
Plymouth's Hilde Amphitheater seen from the Public Safety building, Wednesday afternoon, June 29. The patchwork of tarps and blankets are an integral part of the annual music, food and good fun festival. 2011 is the 39th annual Music in Plymouth.
Pam Dexter, right, gets help controlling her umbrella from her son Ryan on a windy and warm afternoon at Hilde Amphitheater Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at the 39th annual Music in Plymouth.
The Plymouth Rockers, singing from the Hilde Amphitheater, usher in hundreds of festival-goers Wednesday evening, June 29. This was the 39th Annual Music in Plymouth festival.
A panoramic view of the space the Main Street School class uses to tune-up before their Indonesian-instrument and Javanese dance performance at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. Guest artist and instructor Joko Sutrisno conducts, right, Thursday, Mar. 10, in Hopkins.
Indonesian Sumunar Music & Dance, Gamelan Director Joko Sutrisno, left, engages his Main Street School students through conversation and physical hints Thursday, Mar. 10, in Hopkins. Joko is at the school as a two-week guest artist and instructor.
An Indonesian Sumunar instrument, called a Gamelan, is struck during a practice performance at Main Street School in Hopkins Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011.
A xylophone-like instrument, referred to as a Gamelan, and its mallet, sits idle during a discussion about the Indonesian Sumunar Music & Dance performance at Main Street School in Hopkins Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011.
Randi Jo Pusch plays a Gamelan Javanese instrument called a Boang during a practice performance Thursday, Mar. 10, at the Main Street School in downtown Hopkins.
Indonesian Sumunar Music & Dance, Gamelan Director Joko Sutrisno, engages his Main Street School students in discussion Thursday, Mar. 10, in Hopkins. Joko is at the school as a two-week guest artist and instructor.
Randi Jo Pusch, center, and several classmates plays Gamelan Javanese instruments during a practice performance Thursday, Mar. 10, at the Main Street School in downtown Hopkins.
Tri Sutrisno, center, guides her dance students as her husband Joko's class accompanies them on several kinds of Javanese instruments at Main Street School in Hopkins, Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011.
Micah Valentiner, sitting at an instrument called a Boang, answers a question posed by Gamelan Javanese instructor Joko Sutrisno during a practice performance Thursday, Mar. 10, at the Main Street School in downtown Hopkins.
A young girl reaches for the sky in the playground area of Mound Bay Park Thursday, June 24, during the annual summer festival Music in the Park on the shore of Lake Minnetonka.
The band Gotta-Did-Dat played Dixieland, Zydeco and a variety of musical genres for the crowd gathered in Mound Bay Park Thursday, June 24, for the annual Music in the Park festival.
Dietrick Kaiser, seven, blows soap bubbles during Music in the Park held Thursday, June 24, in Mound Bay Park.
Meagan Mattson, left, six, and her four-year-old sister Kendra dance to the tunes of the band Gotta-Did-Dat in Mound Bay Park Thursday evening, June 24 during the annual Music in the Park festival on the shore of Lake Minnetonka.
Lions Club member Bob Bittle grills hot dogs to go with the chips and candy being sold as a fundraiser for the local group Thursday, June 24, in Mound Bay Park as part of the annual Music in the Park festival.
Neal Wilson shows off her flexibility in Mound Bay Park before the start of Music in the Park Thursday, June 24. The 84 year old Mound resident and her husband Jack believe staying in shape contributes to their longevity and the success of their 60 year marriage. They met during World War II where Jack flew planes for the Navy and she was in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.
Paul Howard arrived early to the Music in Plymouth festival to catch up on his tan in front of the Hilde Center stage Thursday, June 30. The annual summer get-together has been going on for over 35 years.
Gabrielle Grasmick, right, concentrates on a game of Sorry with her boyfriend Justin Gooch on the grounds of the Hilde Performance Center Wednesday, June 30 in Plymouth. Many Music in Plymouth attendees bring card games and board games to occupy themselves as the Hilde Performance Center fills up with festival goers.
Music in Plymouth is known for it's fine dining experience and Richard and Mavis Johnson, Maple Grove, arrive at 5:00 PM to get their fresh corn on the cob right away. The Johnsons have attended every Music in Plymouth festival since 1988.
The 2010 Music in Plymouth was held on a bright, sun-filled evening on Wednesday, June 10. Long shadows and warm temperatures greeted concert goers as they streamed into the venue.