On an early autumn morning, Ron Hawkins took his Canon PowerShot by the water at Tamarack Nature Center. The result was a series of shots that captured the beauty of fall—a collage of reds and umbers. While Hawkins goes to Tamarack regularly, the photo shoot made that one trip rewarding.

Every year, White Bear Lake Magazine accepts photography submissions from the community for the annual Lens on the Lake photo contest. The photos are submitted in five categories: Activities & Events; People & Families; Pets; Wildlife & Nature; and City Landmarks.

Community of Grace Lutheran Church in White Bear Lake may have undergone a recent name change, but its mission remains the same.

Julie Orloske has been drawn to photography since right after high school. “I have always loved seeing the details of nature or capturing the images as they are unfolding,” Orloske says.

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It's that time of year again: The Lens on the Lake photo contest has returned for its 8th year of beautiful photos of our community.

Light the sparklers, cue the orchestra and prep the parade, it’s time for our fifth annual Best of White Bear Lake!

Capturing moments has always been important for Darcie Lewandowski, who has been involved with photography since she was young. “Photos are like the snapshots in time. Those memories we might not always remember later on,” Lewandowski says.

The White Bear community welcomed another senior living center in April, bringing new amenities and a variety of care standards for seniors looking to make a transition.

Terry O’Loughlin’s photo captures Allen Christian’s bear sculpture perfectly. “I thought the sculpture was so interesting and tied to White Bear,” O’Loughlin says. “And Allen’s quite the sculptor.”


Saturday, April 27
[Arts & Performance], [Benefits & Fundraisers]
Evans Music students perform in the 40th annual show held at the Lakeshore Players Theater at the Hanifl Performing Arts Center
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Jul 25 2019.
Thursday, June 13, Thursday, June 20, Thursday, June 27, Thursday, July 4, Thursday, July 11, Thursday, July 18, Thursday, July 25
[Arts & Performance], [Education & Community], [Food & Drink]
A Family-friendly, Summer Festival in Downtown White Bear Lake

Event Galleries

Take a look at photos from events in your community.