Community Areas

Theater Garage workspace
The Theater Garage
A large rustic building with windows and screen doorways for projects that need natural light, plenty of space, and where making a mess is no problem. 

Roadside Cabaret venue
The Roadhouse
A casual dining and gathering space with kitchen facilities, fireplace for chilly spring and fall nights, basic technical equipment, and internet. Ideal for conversation, work sharing, and games, especially ping pong matches.
Frog Thrust outdoor deck
The Frog Thrust
This sizeable outdoor deck has become a favorite spot for group dining and discussions.
Picnic Area and campfire
Picnic Area
Picnic tables and a campfire pit overlook Tofte Lake and its remarkable dinnertime sunsets.
Scandinavian woodstove sauna
This traditional Scandinavian wood-fired sauna is located on the lakeshore for quick leaps into the lake before and after a cleansing sauna bath.
Recreational equipment
Recreational Equipment
TLC provides free-of charge to its guests rowboats, canoes, kayaks, paddle boards and a sailboat. While some fishing tackle is available, guests who are avid fishers are advised to bring their own tackle and licenses or procure them in nearby Ely.