To sign up for any of the following events,
just call the HEF office: 952-988-4097
*Margaritas & Macramé in the Greenhouse
Hosts: Jessie Jacobson, Tonkadale – Your Greenhouse Home and Sara Lazorik
Date: Thursday, April 7, 2022; 6:00PM
$65 per person; limited to 30 guests
Face masks required
Create a macramé plant hanger while you sip and dip, at Tonkadale after hours! Pot and plant included. Enjoy margaritas, bubbly beverages, tacos, and good company against a lovely backdrop of good vibes and greenery.
*Derby Day Party
Hosts: Amy and Alex Bisbee, Jen and Chris Carr, Jen and Chad Hoiska
Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022; 4 – 10pm
$40 per person; limited to 40 guests
Join us for the 148th renewal of The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports, on May 7. We will celebrate the Run for the Roses with Mint Juleps, Whiskey, Wagering, and hopefully, some Wins! Dress in your best; hats encouraged – the bigger the better! Can’t wait to cheer on the horses with you!
*Dudes and Drams
Hosts: Jim Cameron, BLVD Kitchen & Bar and Robert McNeill
Date: Friday, May 20, 2022; 6:30 pm
$65 per person; limited to 24 guests
Join your hosts Jim Cameron and Robert McNeill at BLVD Kitchen & Bar for an evening discovering the tastes and traditions of Whiskey. You will sample six distinctive whiskies that will whet your appetite for more. Heavy delicious BLVD appetizers will be served. Attendees are encouraged to arrange a ‘designated driver’ to see you safely home.
*Blissful Afternoon for Parent and Child(ren)
Hosts: The Nealy Family
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2022; 2 – 4pm
$25 per pair or $40 for one adult with two children; limited to 12 parent/child duos (or trios)
Kick off summer with this sweet activity for a parent and up to two children. The kiddos will have a blast decorating cookies in the shape of flowers and ‘H’s (for Hopkins of course). Parents can relax and socialize or join in to flex their creative muscle. Children aged 5-14, please. Beverages (some for adults only) and snacks provided.
Outdoor Woodfired Pizza and Beer Night SOLD OUT
Hosts: Ann and John Piepkorn
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022; 5:30 – 10 PM
$45 per person; limited to 20 guests
This is so much more than pizza and beer. Gather in your hosts’ beautiful backyard for a variety of woodfired pizzas – complete with homemade dough and sauce – to relax and enjoy a lovely Minnesota June evening. Sip beer or soda as you marvel at how relaxing good company can be.
Tacos & Tequila SOLD OUT
Hosts: Jennifer and Rodolfo Trujillo
Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022; 6:30 PM
$45 per person; limited to 30 guests
Experience an authentic Mexican taco dinner, complete with delicious salsas and all the fixings. The three-flight tequila tasting will surprise and delight you; host Rodolfo Trujillo is a true aficionado and will introduce your taste buds to something remarkable. This July evening in the lovely backyard of your hosts’ Minnetonka home will be one to remember.
Hosts: Sara and Rick Utzinger, Jessi and Kevin Wisdom
Date: Friday, July 29, 2022; 5-10 pm
$50 per person; limited to 30 guests
You haven’t had a Friday night like this in a LOOONG time – make the most of it! This adults-only pool/disco party will most certainly be a night to remember. If you want in on the stories first-hand, better sign up! Full-on disco ensembles are encouraged. And prepare to shake that bootie. Light appetizers and beverages provided.
*Best. Party. Ever.
Hosts: Marina and Michael Kern, Laura and Bill Norton
Date: July 30, 2022; 6:30 – 10:30 PM
$40 per person; limited to 40 guests
Join your Minnetonka hosts for a poolside party with friends, food, drinks, and yard games. Casual summer attire. Swimming optional. Fun required. Celebrate summer with this HEF Great Gathering tradition!