Begin your day with a ‘Revolutionary’ breakfast – a festival celebration for patriots of all ages!
Guests will “catch ’em if they can” pancakes tossed from the grill. Breakfast includes sausage, coffee, cold drink and a Free flag. Breakfast $6.00. USA Veterans eat free.
The Historic Wayzata Depot
(402 Lake Street East)
Monday, July 4
8:00 a.m. to Noon
The 7th Pennsylvania Regiment of Revolutionary actors, will tell tales and interact with guests as they demonstrate the loading and firing of their powder muskets! Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard will return along with Period Costumed Actors to entertain Patriots of all Ages!
Patriots of all ages are welcomed with enthusiasm to ‘catch their breakfasts!! and are asked to prepare for any weather. Drizzle will not cause cancellation, but ‘your comfort’ should be brought with you! …we cannot provide dry seating
or shade cover for all!
The 5th annual celebration of the American Revolution and Her Patriots will begin at 8:00 A.M. and run through 12 noon on the Fourth of July. Highlights will be the appearance of Period Costumed 7th Pennsylvania Regiment and the Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard. Powder muskets will be fired every hour on the hour and pancakes will ‘fly onto plates’ (if guests are lucky!) throughout the morning.
The Lake Minnetonka Children of the American Revolution originated, produce and man this annual family celebration, which fulfills their motto of, ‘Patriotism in Action’. In addition to this major event, they have conducted for the past 5 years, 15 flag installations on 5 separate flag holiday’s throughout the year, at Heritage Park, Wayzata. The flag ceremonies are complete with flag awareness, rituals of significance and are inclusive to all youth groups and interested individuals.
The C.A.R. is a 50 l(c)3 organization, dependant on contributions to fund programs and events. The significant achievements of this youth group have been recognized through donations made from corporations, businesses and individuals. Coupled with revenues from the July 4th event, this C.A.R. group has been able tofurther their focus on Patriotic and Educational service through grants
The Outstanding Graduating H.S. Jr. ROTC Cadet: A partial first semester college scholarship. ‘Our Military Kids Foundation’, Me Lean, Virginia: Two grants benefiting Minnesota National Guard children of deployed parents, helping them to access tutorial, musicand athletic programs, otherwise unavailable.
‘The Minnesota Military Family Tribute’: They were the first organization to contribute to this tribute in monument, honoring all family members of service personnel, past and present.
Installation will be on the State Capitol lawn, St. Paul, with completion in 2012.
This ‘Patriotism in Action’, has been exhibited and recognized! The accomplishments of this C.A.R. group
are recorded in the U.S. Congressional Record. Congressman Paulsen presented their Patriotic Achievements to The U.S. Congress in July 2010, and they are now on record!
The Minnesota Governor’s Office issued a Letter of Commendation to the Lake Minnetonka C.A.R. for Outstanding Patriotic Community Service, July 2010. The C.A.R. is the oldest Patriotic Youth organization in America, organized in m 1895 with headquarters in Washington D.C. Inquiries are welcome and should
be directed to Adrienne Morrison, Sr. President 763-473-7600 or go to lakeminnetonkasociety.blogspot.com