It’s a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life - Chaska Valley Family Theatre

Nov 30th – Dec 9th, 2012
Chaska HS Auditorium
Adults $15, 17 & Under $10

Chaska Valley Family Theatre is proud to bring Frank Capra’s classic to the stage in this vibrant musical production! The story of George Bailey and his wonderful life in Bedford Falls remains a timeless fable of dreams, disillusionment and the power of love. An uplifting chronicle of the extraordinary lives of ordinary people, IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE exhilarates the mind and heart as it celebrates the innate goodness in us all.

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It's a Wonderful Life Family Photo
Left to right: William Pratt, Alyse DeLorenzo, Jane Kihne, Joel Peterson, Nicole Allen, Isabelle Erhart

2012 Carver Heritage Preservation Award

Eric and Shelley Rudolf are recipients of the 2012 Carver Heritage Preservation Award for their restoration of the circa 1858 Dr. William A. Griffin House at 400 Oak Street in downtown Carver. The award is given annually for the year’s best preservation work in the Carver Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

400 Oak Street, After Renovation

The Rudolfs will be presented a plaque at 6:30 p.m. January 7, 2012 at the Carver City Council meeting at the Church-by-the River on Main Street East. The Rudolfs will also receive a traveling recognition sign that can be placed on the restored property for a year.

Story and photographs by John von Walter of Carver on the Minnesota.

Historic Preservation Strategic Planning Meeting

Please save the date of November 28th , 2012 for a Strategic Planning Meeting related to Historic Preservation. Over the past year, the City Council and Heritage Preservation Commission have been involved in a strategic planning process and the purpose of this meeting is to involve the various stakeholders and interest groups to discuss historic preservation. We will be covering the following information:

What is historic preservation (it may not be what you think!)

What is the City’s role?

Interactive Case Studies

How the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards are applied

How other requirements or goals interact with historic preservation efforts

Staff from the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office will also be attending.

The meeting will be on November 28th at 6:30 at the Church by the River. More information will be provided about a week before the meeting.