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Local Farmers’ Markets
Ongoing: Cambridge Farmers’ Market takes place on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the City Center Market Parking Lot in Cambridge. Only four (4) Saturdays left, Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29. Take Note and Stock Up for the months ahead.
Ongoing: GracePointe Crossing, 135 Fern St. N., Cambridge, is hosting their Annual Resident Activity Craft Sale on Friday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reserve your table for $10 and you keep all your proceeds. Questions? Call 763-689-1474.
Fall family fun in the “Fairy Tale Land”
Ongoing, October: Your family will love the annual indoor straw maze at the Green Barn Garden Center ($2.50 per person any age, under 2 free) open daily. Items are found throughout the fairy tale maze to claim a prize at the end. Kids will love to play in the corn kernel pit “Under The SEED” ($1.50 per person. Must be at least 2 yrs). Both are open daily Oct. 1-31 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Don’t forget your camera! Green Barn Garden Center is located on Hwy. 65, 3 miles south of Isanti. Phone: 763-444-5725. Website: www.greenbarngardencenter.com
Legion Broasted Pork Chop Dinner
Friday, Oct. 7: The Cambridge American Legion Howard McCarty Post 290 will be serving a “Broasted Pork Chop” dinner the first Friday of each month at the upper level of the Legion from 5:00 p.m.-whenever all pork chops are sold out. The first dinner will be served on Friday, Oct. 7. Cost of the dinner is $8. The Legion is also serving a “Broasted Chicken” dinner each third Friday of the month from 5 p.m.-whenever the chicken is sold out. The first chicken dinner will be Oct. 21. The Legion also will be serving their meatball dinner on the second Tuesday of each month from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $5.
Friday, Oct. 7: A Spaghetti Dinner at Long Lake Lutheran Church, Hwy. 47 & 277th Ave., Isanti, will be held from 4-7 p.m. Adults: $5; Ages 6-12: $3; and under 6 free. Includes spaghetti, garlic bread, dessert and beverage for one low price.
Pancake breakfast at Isanti VFW
Saturday, Oct. 8: The Isanti VFW 2735 Ladies Auxiliary will host a Pancake Breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost $5. The VFW is at 410 Railroad Ave So.
Blessing of the Animals Ceremony
Sunday, Oct. 9: In honor of the Feast of St. Francis, the Isanti County Humane Society is hosting a Blessing of the Animals Ceremony at noon in front of Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge. You are invited to come and bring your pet(s). All animals must be under control of the owner and safe to be around. If you are unable to bring your animal, an article representing them (picture, collar, toy, halter, etc.) can be blessed on their behalf. If possible, bring an unopened small bag or can of animal food for the local food shelf.
K.C.’s Pancake Breakfast for Refuge
Sunday, Oct. 9: The Cambridge Christ the King Knights of Columbus Council 12813 will be serving a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon at the Catholic Parish Hall. The breakfast will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and milk. Cost will be $6 for adults, $3 for children with five and under eating free. All the proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the Refuge Network.
Senior Waffle Breakfast
Sunday, Oct. 9: GracePointe Crossing is having a free Senior Waffle Breakfast at the Commons (1545 RiverHills Pkwy NW) from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 763-689-1474.
Icelandic Storyteller Ingibjorg Gisladottier
Thursday, Oct. 13: Icelandic Storyteller Ingibjorg Gisladottier will appear at the Cambridge Public Library at 7 p.m. The event is free, and all are welcome. Questions, call 320-396-2147.
Comedy Show at Isanti VFW
Saturday, Oct. 15: The Scott Hansen Toys for Troops Comedy Show will be at the Isanti VFW, 410 Railroad Ave So. Call 763-444-9787 or stop in for more detailed information.
Hayride to benefit local food pantry
Sunday, Oct. 16: A hayride for the Family Pathways Food Pantry in Cambridge will be held at the Bloomgren Farm, 2675 337th Ave NE, just north of Cub Foods in Cambridge. The event will be held from 1-5 p.m. They will have a petting zoo and face painting from 1-4 p.m., and live music from 2-3 p.m. Cookies, bars and hot apple cider will be provided. The event is a food drive, so bring non-perishable food items with you.