• Minnetrista celebrates local artists in fine arts show and sale

    Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Thursday, February 7, 2013

    Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show & Sale is a long-standing exhibit that honors local artists, encouraging visual arts within the community. View the wide range of artwork in various mediums for yourself, on display February 23 through May 5, or submit your very own artistic creation in the exhibit.

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  • Minnetrista glass workshop provides creative avenues for community

    Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Friday, February 1, 2013

    Try something out of the ordinary with friends this month and explore mosaic design by cutting, adhering, and grouting different sizes and shapes of multicolored glass. Forming a distinctive piece of art to display and use at home!

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  • Community honors Black History Month with auction and inspirational speakers

    Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Monday, January 21, 2013

    Event programming includes the second annual Create for the Dream art contest—in which local artists embrace black history through original artwork in a variety of mediums. A silent art auction and raffle will also be held the morning of February 2, from 9:30 a.m. to Noon, during a continental breakfast.

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  • Kids explore fitness and nutrition in Eat Well, Play Well exhibit!

    Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Friday, January 4, 2013
    Kids and parents will have the opportunity to start the New Year in a positive light, through engaging activity stations that test flexibility, balance, and nutrition know-how. Kids can experience all of the exciting stations including “Supermarket Nutrition,” “Veggie Power,” “Advertising Detectives,” “The Power of Exercise,” and many more! Families will explore the truths about relevant health questions such as how day-to-day exercise routines and food intake affect the body and mind.

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  • Kids countdown to Ice Age at Camp Minnetrista!

    Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Friday, December 14, 2012
    Campers will enjoy two full days of dinosaur excitement! Kids will build their own replica Nodosaurid dinosaur, play dino bingo, build a Pangaea puzzle with friends, and participate in an archeology dig. The fun continues as you learn about the layers of the earth with personalized ice art, make dinosaur fossils and footprints, and seek out dino tracks in an interactive game!

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  • Build a gingerbread masterpiece with the whole family at Minnetrista!

    Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Friday, November 30, 2012
    Explore the fun of constructing a sugary creation—and leave with a colorful treat to display at home! Minnetrista shows you the basics of making a charming gingerbread home—and you transform it into a dazzling gingerbread masterpiece!

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  • Design a customized piece of glass artwork for the holidays at Minnetrista!

    Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Wednesday, November 21, 2012
    Design a one-of-a-kind dish for the holidays! Personalize your creation with winter-themed templates, free-hand drawings, or seasonal sayings. Workshop staff will teach you how to cut and construct a unique holiday plate—great for a couple of cookies for Santa or a handful of candies for guests!

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  • Enchanted Luminaria Walk at Minnetrista brings together community with winter tradition

    Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Embrace the spirit of the holiday at Minnetrista this season, by wandering along the Boulevard, enjoying the snowy vistas, and listening to the sound of sleigh bells. Adults and children will enjoy winter entertainment and activities; including theatre performances, tasty treats, music, carriage rides, and campfires.

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  • Learn to make sweet and spicy chutney and holiday-inspired gift at Minnetrista!

    Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Make the holidays extra special this season with home-made chutney! Minnetrista Canning Workshop: Chutney & Hot Chocolate, November 27, is the perfect opportunity to prepare a scrumptious dish that you can enjoy at your next holiday dinner!

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  • Camp Minnetrista prepares kids for the holiday season!

    Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Friday, November 9, 2012
    Camp Minnetrista: Black Friday Camp—Get Prepped for the Holidays! shows kids how to make all kinds of winter-inspired decorations including  jingle bell shakers, hot chocolate mix jars, faerie house ornaments, elf hats, and much more!

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