The Star Tribune’s quarterly supplement The Good Life is looking for reader contributions for our summer issue. What Minnesota activity do you make sure you do every summer? It could be a recreation spot, a culinary custom, a picnic destination, entertainment, a family activity — whatever you’ve got!

Send your Minnesota summer tradition in 100 words or less (about the length of this article) to or comment below by July 7. Tell us what it is, why you like it and how long you’ve been doing it. Please include your name, age and hometown. Responses will be printed in the July 25 issue of The Good Life.