Wayzata Historical Society to present The History of the Wayzata Muni

The Wayzata Bar & Grill at it’s previous location at the Wayzata Bay Center. Photo Dan Gustafson.

The Wayzata Historical Society is inviting the community to attend another fabulous program involving history form the Wayzata area. This time around leaders will present The History of the Wayzata Muni.

Members of the public should plan to attend on Thursday, November 17 at 7:30 pm in the Wayzata Community Room at Wayzata City Hall.

The presentation will be Preceded by the Wayzata Historical Society’s Annual Business Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the same place. Below is information from a release from WHS:

Happy fall from all of us at WHS! We hope you will join us at the Wayzata Community Room (600 Rice Street) Thursday, November 17, for our annual business meeting and a program about the history of the Wayzata Muni, which is celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year.

The business meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is open to all current WHS members. If you’re not yet a member but are interested or wish to renew, you’ll be able to do that at the meeting or anytime at www.wayzatahistoricalsociety.org.

Topics discussed at the meeting will include a recap of the past year, presentation of the annual budget, and an update on the strategic partnership exploration of the Lake Minnetonka Historical organizations. We will conclude the business meeting with the election of board members.

The history program will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the general public, no registration required! This program will explore the history of the Wayzata Muni through the years and the fascinating story of how it originally came to be. The program will conclude at 8:15 p.m.

The Wayzata Historical Society promotes the history of the greater Wayzata area by operating the Wayzata Depot Museum on weekends, Wednesdays, and holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (April through December), publishing a quarterly newsletter called the Telegraph, and hosting special events and programs throughout the year. The Society also preserves Wayzata history by collecting, storing, and conserving items related to local sites and events. The Society’s Archives and History Center are located at the Wayzata Branch of the Hennepin County Library and are open to the public on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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