Carnival 2018


Thank you to all of our sponsors and to everyone who attended. We hope to see you next April! 

The 2018 DragonFest Carnival is Friday, April 27 from 5:30-8:30 pm at Lake Harriet Community School's Upper Campus at 50th & Washburn. Rain or Shine! All are welcome!

Interested in supporting DragonFest 2018? Submit your Sponsorship and/or Silent Auction Donation Form Here or contact for more information.

Parents are encouraged to donate items to the silent auction. Popular items include game and movie night baskets, theatre tickets, cabin/timeshare weekends, sports tickets, etc.... All donations are tax deductible.

Please go out of your way to patronize, support, and thank our past and present Local Business Sponsors and Silent Auction Donors, many of whom are current/former LHCS parents! Because of them, every penny of ticket sales and from the Peaceful Parent Lounge Silent Auction goes directly to fund enrichment and educational opportunities for our local public school kids.

Show them your love and give them your business. They support our kids!

Sustainer Level

Ronel Builders and Remodelers – Making vintage homes work for modern living.

Red Cow/Red Rabbit - Gourmet burgers, craft beer & now, a full bar!  Red Rabbit has craft cocktails, pizza, pasta & oysters

Object Partners Inc. – Better IT Consultants. Better software solutions.

Perspectives Vision Clinic – Your neighborhood eye clinic at 50th & Xerxes. Dr. Marcie is the best!

Fine Design Contracting, Inc. - Full service builders & remodelers – Design through build

Twin Cities Orthopedics - Feet/ankles, hands, hips, shoulders/elbows, knees, spine, sports, pediatric. Acute injury walk-in clinic!

Bodies by Burgoon & Torque Cycling - Personal training and indoor cycling. YOU DEFINE YOUR STRONG. Strength, cardio, and endurance training with no mirrors -- only earned sweat. Everyone is welcome and valued.

Knutson Custom Remodelers – Residential remodeling & new construction for over 35 years.

Agra Culture Kitchen & PressFresh, locally-sourced, chef-crafted food, drinks, coffee, and more. 50th & France, Uptown, and at Mia.

SotaRolSotaRitos, Bowls, Sushi Rolls, Ramen. Fresh, innovative Asian flavors that are affordable and fast. 50th & France, Uptown, and Stadium Village.

Yogurt Lab  - 16 unique frozen yogurt flavors on tap with so many choices of high-quality toppings. Now weightless - pay by the cup, not by the ounce!  50th & France plus 6 additional locations.
Bohm CRE, LLCCommercial brokerage, investment real estate, asset management, commercial real estate consulting and property management.

Hair Police - An Uptown Minneapolis hair salon specializing in unique haircuts, colors, and hair extensions. The place for a new hairstyle. Their team is coming back to do color extensions and more!

Nightingale – Inventive, seasonal, local and sustainable dishes. Amazing cocktail, beer & wine lists. Open every day from 4 pm to 2 am, plus Saturday & Sunday brunch 10 am - 2:30 pm. 2 Award-winning Happy Hours Daily.

The Fixx Workout Studio – Tailored training and custom classes @ 50th & Xerxes.

Bodyline Massage Therapy - Bringing Balance to Body and Mind. The BEST massage therapist on the planet is back to do seated-chair massage in the Peaceful Parent Lounge. Marnie See 612-250-2066

Dunn Bros Coffee/Provisions Bakery Café – Linden Hills/50th & Xerxes. Free coffee in parent lounge!

Tilt Pinball BarNow Open, just off Eat Street at 26th & Stevens (11 am to 2 am, 7 days a week)! Kids welcome with parent

in tow until 9 pm.Eat. Drink. Game. Specialty Hot Dogs & Dips, Local Beer & Cocktails. 

Supporter Level

Sunnyside Gardens – Home of quality plants and service since 1935. Expert, unique landscape & hardscape design. Currently open 9am to 7pm every day. Now hiring!

Elliott Law Offices, PA – Lisa Elliott.  Committed, Resourceful, Effective.

Pizza Luce - "Minnesota's Best Pizza." Uptown, Downtown, Richfield, Hopkins...Free Delivery!

Park Chrysler Jeep – New & Used. Service & parts in Burnsville.

Heartland Realty Investors, Inc. – Owners and management of high quality multi-family housing across the United States.

All About Children Pediatrics - Everything we do, and all that we are, is guided by our mission to be "All about children. "-expertise in pediatric medical care from birth through college-

Borman Law Firm – Joe Borman. 20 years experience with focus on family, civil, employment, estate, corporate law.

Topside Inc. - Locally owned for 37 years. Everything you need to fix/maintain the top and outside of your home!

Boger Dental – Enhancing Lives & Smiles. Decades of beautiful cosmetic dentistry and lifetime dental care.

Friends Level

Lifecycle Real Estate Services -  Brian Weedman - 15 years local sales and management experience.

Bavolak Electric - Solutions to Your Electrical Needs Since 1971.

Jim Fisher & Mark Dwyer –  Coldwell Banker Burnet

Westgate Pet Clinic – 43rd & France. Quality veterinary care with expertise & compassion.

Settergren’s of Linden Hills – Your personal, knowledgeable, neighborhood hardware store.

House of Music – Two locations. Instrument/vocal lessons, workshops, camps.

Pearson Orthodontics – 75th & France. Making the Twin Cities Smile for Over 50 Years!


All proceeds from the DragonFest Silent Auction and all Carnival ticket sales benefit the LHCS PTA!


The Peaceful Parent Lounge (in UC Media Center during the carnival - tell your friends!) features FREE Coffee from Dunn Brothers, FREE sweet treats, seated-chair MASSAGE by Marnie See of Bodyline, Soothing Music, a Small Child Chill Zone, and our LOCAL BUSINESS & LHCS FAMILY SUPPORTED SILENT AUCTION with items from and donated by:

Knutson Custom Remodelers, Sloane's Beauty Bar, The Fixx Workout Studio, Bodyline Massage Therapy, Associated Skin Care Specialists, Bodies by Burgoon & Torque Cycling, Nightingale, Sunnyside Gardens, Red Cow/Red Rabbit, Nickelodeon Universe, Alora Ambiance,, Gustola Granola, Soderberg Painting Plus, YogaFit Linden Hills, Norwex, Javen Arts, Hair Police, Mathnasium, Wannaple, Spot Spa, A La Mode Nails, Pure Barre Edina, Encore Music, Copperwing Distillery, Tide Dry Cleaning, Glow Lounge, Fusion Life Spa, Steel Toe Brewing, Sports Clips, Clancey's Meats and Fish, Wild Rumpus, Vinaigrette, Theatre Latté Da, Tim Dewey Photography, Red Plate Catering, Great Harvest, George & the Dragon, Homegrown Foods, House of Music, Trader Joe's, Zumbro, Linden Hills Co-op, Switch MPLS, Borman Law Firm, Uptown Plumbing/Heating/Cooling, Salut, Bavolak Electric, Minneapolis Performing Arts Center, Banjo Brothers, Perennial Cycle, Lunds, Edina Grill, S Squared! Jewelry, Lily & Violet, Super Cubes, Sebastian Joe's, Newbridge Clinic, & Boger Dental… more to come!

Creative and Exciting Baskets & Items from Mary Holmes, Brian Weedman, Heather Frary, Sara Johnson, Melissa & Brian Taney, Christine Peck, The Lacoran Family, Stacy Walker & Family, The Hunt Family, Art by Emily Frank & Jack Jaglo, plus priceless, super cool splatter paintings done by each upper campus grade are up for grabs. Matt Barnes has donated a Park Tavern bowling party for up to 40 people. The ever popular LHCS Media Volunteers' Book & Craft Baskets are back, plus Front Row Tickets to LHLC Concerts, the spring play, “Jason & the Argonauts,” and the 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony. We have some AMAZING TWINS TICKETS (donated by Heartland Realty Investors, Inc. & The Holmes Family), (NEW!) A TEAM SIGNED 2016-17 WILD JERSEY, plus an AUTOGRAPHED VIKINGS PHOTO WITH 2 TICKETS to a preseason game (Dana Rae Barr). A TWO-NIGHT STAY IN A PRIVATE VILLA AT A NORTHERN MN GOLF/SKI RESORT! (Melissa Taney) Anne Arden has crafted a beautiful red, white and blue quilt. LHCS grandma, Diane Bach, has donated several American Girl Doll outfits. There's a humongous, gorgeous bag of Moroccan Oil Hair Products (Stacey England). A historic, one of a kind donation: Principal Schliesman donated the old Upper Campus “Office” sign to the auction!

All proceeds from the DragonFest Silent Auction and all Carnival ticket sales benefit the LHCS PTA!