Events

Apple Day is Saturday, September 10, 2011, 8 – 4 in Downtown Excelsior.  In its 27th year, the all-day harvest fest is a fun, family-friendly event featuring collectibles, antiques, specialty art and crafts, and, of course, fresh produce from area apple orchards, farm fields and local vendors.  Lots to see, eat, buy and admire.  Vendor stalls will be located on three blocks of Water Street including the old Pizza Hut parking lot and adjacent 2nd Street.  Doll Buggy and Red Wagon Parade starts at Noon. Be sure to ride  the restored streetcar (trolley) to Maynard’s for the annual antique boat show which runs the same day.  For vendor information contact Vernie or Darel Leipold, Leipolds of Excelsior, 952.474.5880.  Free parking in most of downtown Excelsior, also at
Excelsior Elementary School, city municipal lots.  Everyone loves APPLE DAY!

 

Excelsior Farmers’ Market Thursdays, 2-6 p.m. in Downtown Excelsior.
New Location for 2011: the spacious parking lot behind Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.
Still conveniently close to Downtown Shops and Restaurants. Convenient  Free Parking.
Bring your appetite for locally grown flowers, veggies, plants, jams, baked goods,
beef, poultry, lamb, honey, treats and sweets.

South Lake-Excelsior Member Meetings 2011:
Meetings for the Fall will be held at Biella Ristorante, 227 Water Street, Downtown Excelsior.

Thursday, August 18
Time: Noon-1:30 PM
Open forum: local economy, business issues, opportunities to share; promote your business.   We had a great turnout!

Thursday, September 15, Noon-1:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 20 , Noon -1:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 17, Noon-1:30 p.m.

DATES TO SAVE FOR 2012

Saturday, January 21st.  Minnesota Hockey Day in Excelsior.  Details coming soon!!

ART ON THE LAKE, Saturday, June 9 & Sunday, June 10
Excelsior Commons.  Applications for artists and food vendors are available
online at
www.excelsiorartonthelake.com  after January 2, 2012.

Thanks to our wonderful Art on the Lake 2011 Sponsors:  Venture Photography, Renewal by Andersen, Lake Minnetonka Magazine, WoodyLove.com,  John Skoglund, PHH Homes, Basement Finishing Systems.

Lake Minnetonka 4th of July Celebration 2012, Wednesday July 4th, all day.

Thanks to our 2011 SPONSORS: Minnetonka Portable Dredging, Maynards, Cub Foods, Xcel Energy, City of Shorewood,  Mediacom Communications, cities of Excelsior, Greenwood,  Tonka Bay and Deephaven, Knewtson Health Group, Excelsior Family Dental, Lake Minnetonka Orthodontics, American Family Insurance/Terry Roeser Agency, Beacon Bank, Ridgeview Excelsior Clinic, WoodyLove.com, Mason Motors  …and 80 individuals and businesses that contributed generously to the 2011 Fireworks Fund.

 

WHERE TO EAT IN THE EXCELSIOR AREA

Members of the South Lake-Excelsior Chamber of Commerce

 

Name & Location

Phone

Seasonal hours

318 Cafe

952-401-7902  7 a.m. -10 p.m.

Adele’s Frozen Custard*

800 Excelsior Blvd.

952-470-0035

Sandwiches, ice cream; frozen pies, eat-in, take-out. Spring, Summer, Fall.

Bayside Grille*

687  Excelsior Blvd.

952-470-1113

Lunch/dinner-seasonal/weekend music

Biella Ristorante*

227  Water Street

952-474-8881

Bar/Dinner only: Mon-Sat.,  5-10 pm

Dunn Bros. Coffee & Wine*

11 Water Street

952-401-8004

Eat in/Take out: B/L/Snacks

Hazellewood Grill & Tap Room*

5635 Manitou Rd.

952-401-0066

Eat in/patio open in summer:  B/L/D

Jake O’Connor’s Public House*

200 Water Street

952-908-9650

Daily: Bar/Lunch  & Dinner.

Joey Nova’s Pizzeria*

5655 Manitou Rd.

952-405-2700

Daily: Lunch/Dinner /takeout/delivery.

Maynard’s*

685 Excelsior Blvd.

952-470-1800

Indoor/outdoor: L/D

McDonald’s*

770 Excelsior Blvd.

952-474-4998

Eat in/take out: B/L/D

Licks Unlimited*

31 Water Street

952-474-4791

Seasonal: ice cream parlor; 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Tommy’s Tonka Trolley*

Water & Lake Streets

Excelsior Commons

May-Oct.  Hot dogs, Popcorn,  Ice Cream

Patisserie Margo*

284 Water Street

B Grizzly’s Pizza*

2407 Hwy. 7

952-746-2232

952-470-0641

Eat in; carry out: pastries, muffins, bread, deli sandwiches, soups.

Pizza for home delivery, take-out, catering.

 

Where to shop, eat, pamper & play in Excelsior Area

*Bold/Asterisked listings indicate current Chamber Member

Antiques

Leipolds*

239 Water St.

952.474.5880

Country Look in Antiques

240 Water St.

Art and Art Galleries
Artworks Art & Frame Inc.*
345 Water St.
952.474.5000
Water Street Gallery
211 Water St.
Wilcock Art Gallery
218 Water St.
Automotive
Mason Motors
440 Water St.
952.474.8855
Excelsior Auto Body
695 Hwy. 7
952.474.0316
Collision & Color
140 Oak St.
M& M Auto Body
420 Second St.
Bakery & Baked Goods
318 Café
318 Water St.
952.401.7902
Patisserie Margo
284 Water St. #110
952.746.2232
Bikes & Cycling Equipment
Excelcycle*
540 Lake Street
952.474.3180
Books, Children’s Puzzles, Gifts
Excelsior Bay Books*
36 Water St.
952.401.0932
Charter Boats and Boating
BayView Event Center/Queen Excelsior*
687 Excelsior Blvd.
952.470.8439
Your Charter Connection & Captain Service
driftaway4@yahoo.com
952.474.7001
Excel Boat Club*
141 Minnetonka Blvd.
952.401.3880
Excelsior Bay Charters
436 Union Place
952.474.1171
Lady of the Lake*
952.929.1209
Minnehaha* Streetcar Boat
952.474.2115
Clothing & Fashion Accessories
Brightwater Clothing & Gear
256 Water St.
952.474.0256
Meridian Ltd.*
223 Water St.
952.474.4571
Avanti Shoe Boutique
314 Water St.
Beach Wear Bungalow
212 Water St.
Cherie Consignment Boutique
278 Water St.
Cynthia Rae Dress Code
244 Water St.
Grace Bridal Boutique
370 Water St.
Heritage II
50 Water St.
House of Amoré & Fedé
226 Water St.
Impact of Excelsior: Man Stuff
266 Water St.
Martin’s
212 Water St.
Ooh La La
229 Water St.
Zela’s
287 Water St.
Dry Cleaners
Hour Glass Cleaners*
426 Lake St.
952.474.5500
Fresh Florals
Excelsior Florist
251 Water St.
952.474.8843
Gifts, Sweets
Capers
205 Water St.
952.474.1715
Pantouf’s Chocolates
287 Water St.
612. 201.4698
Provisions*
320 Water St.
952.474.6953
Garden Supplies/Accessories
Garden Patch
Hwy. 19, Excelsior
Gray Gardens Home
366 Water St.
Petunias
421 Third St.
Groceries
Excelsior Farmers’ Market
MOUNT CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH PARKING LOT, 301 County Rd. 19 (Oak St.)  Thursdays 2-6
Cub Foods
23800 Hwy. 7, Shorewood
Hardware
Shorewood True Value
23540 Hwy. 7
952.474.2571
Home Furnishings & Home Accessories
Excelsior Paint & Design Center
701 W. Hwy. 7
952.474.5605
Excelsior Appliance Sales & Service
237 Water St.
952.474.7200
Mary O’Neal & Co. Consignment
221 Water St.
952.470.0205
My European Treasures
434 Second St.
612.710.1653
Provisions Gourmet
320 Water St.
952.474.6953
The Sitting Room
380 Second St.
952.473.4440
Union Place Inc. & Home Theater
361 George St.
952.474.5330
Lillians
261 Water St.
DB & Company
310 Water St.
Gray Gardens Home Store
Insurance
State Farm Ins., Chad Babcock
373 George St.
952.474.1454
American Family Insurance, Terry Roeser
24000 St. Hwy. 7
952.474.2300
Jewelry
David Douglas Jewelers*
260 Water St.
952.470.7484
Omorphia
A Perfect Pair
Music
Minnetonka Music
250 Water St.
952.474.3277
Sound Sisters
234 Water St.
952.380.0144
Pets
Canine Corner Clippings
33 Water St.
Excelsior Animal Hospital*
130 Oak St.
952.474.1106
Noah’s Ark Fish & Pet Supply
40 Water St.
Pharmacy
Cub Pharmacy
23800 Hwy. 7
952.401.3990
Walgreens
2499 Hwy. 7
952.252.1070
Photography
Annie Marie Photography
270 Water St.
Dolce Studios
244 Water St.
Remember Me Photography
270 Water St.
Real Estate
Buy Sell Lease Real Estate
440 2nd St.
651.216.9466
Excelsior Real Estate
353 Hwy. 7 #1
952.486.7146
Coldwell Banker Burnet
19400 Hwy. 7
952.474.2525
Woody Love, Realtor
19400 Hwy. 7
952.474.0225
Restaurants and Cafes
318 Café*
318 Water St.
952.401.7902
Adele’s Frozen Custard*
800 Excelsior Blvd.
952.470.0035
Bayside Grille*
687 Excelsior Blvd
952.470.1113
B. Grizzly’s Pizza*
2407 Hwy. 7, Shorewood
952.451.8797
Biella Ristorante*
227 Water St.
952.474.8881
Dunn Bros. Coffee*
11 Water St.
952.401.8004
Hazellewood Grill*
5635 Manitou Rd.
952.401.0066
Jake O’Connor’s Public House*
200 Water St.
952.908.9650
Joey Nova’s Pizza & Subs*
5655 Manitou Rd.
952.405.2700
Licks Unlimited*
31 Water St.
952.474.4791
Maynard’s*
685 Excelsior Blvd.
952.470.1800
McDonald’s*
770 Excelsior Blvd.
952.474.4998
Patisserie Margo*
284 Water St.
952.746.2232
Tommy’s Tonka Trolley*
Lake & Water
952.220.0101
Yumi’s Sushi Bar
28 Water St.
Ming Wok
205 Water St.
Caribou Coffee Shorewood
23520 Hwy. 7
Caribou Coffee Tonka Bay
5663 Manitou Rd.
Haskell’s Port of Excelsior
1 Water St.
Salons, Barber Shops & Spas
Hairazors*
23690 Hwy. 7, Shorewood
952.401.0207
LaVida Massage*
23780 Hwy. 7, Shorewood
952.474.3699
Sanctuary Spa Salon*
5605 Manitou Rd.,Tonka Bay
952.474.4212
Beehive Salon
434 Lake St.
Bella on the Bay
474 Second St.
Tony’s Barber Shop
241 Water St. (walk in)
Joy Aesthetics
244 Water St.
Specialty Boutiques
Brevier International* (eyewear)
143 Oak St.
952.401.1700
La Petite Parfumerie*
287 Water St., #100
952.475.2212
Ridgeview Seasons Medical Spa*
675 Water St.
952.906.7877
2 B Inspired: Artful Home  & Gifts
432 Second St.
952.474.7300
Dolce Joy Aesthetics
Water St.
Excelsior Eye Care
228 Water St.
The Soap Box
350 Second St.
Sweets
Simply Nuts
217 Water St.
952.401.8699
Pantouf’s: Personalized Chocolates*
287 Water St. #120
612.201.4698
Theater
Excelsior Dock Cinema*
36 Water St.
952.474.1900
Old Log Theater
5185 Meadville St.
952.474.5951
Wine and Liquor
MGM Wine & Spirits*
5611 Manitou Rd.
952.401.2270
Excelsior Vintage
952.401.0346
Haskell’s & Port of Excelsior
1 Water St.

 

 

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