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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. Items are found throughout the fairy tale maze to claim a prize at the end. Kids can also play in the corn kernel pit. Both open daily 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.

Large Craft Sale at GracePointe Crossing

Friday, Oct. 28: GracePointe Crossing Gables West, 135 Fern St. N., Cambridge, is hosting their Annual Resident Activity Craft Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Harvest Festival at St. Stephens

Friday, Oct. 28: Women of St. Stephen’s, St. Stephen’s Lutheran, Braham, will hold their Annual Harvest Festival from 4-7 p.m. The festival will include crafts, home baked goods and a home-made menu of chicken wild rice soup, chili, kraut and pork, potato salad, ham sandwich and home-made pies. Proceeds are used to support different mission projects throughout the year. St. Stephens is located one mile east of Hwy. 107 on Co. Rd. 4. All are welcome.

Local Farmers’ Market

Saturday, Oct. 29: The final Cambridge Farmers’ Market of the season will take place from  8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the City Center Market Parking Lot.

Siloa Lutheran Church’s Authentic Swedish Dinner

Sunday, Oct. 30: Siloa Lutheran Church’s Annual Authentic Swedish Dinner will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Menu includes: Swedish meatballs & gravy, potato sausage, boiled potatoes, peas, pickled herring, Swedish apple salad, Iingonberries, Iimpa bread, rolls, pickled beets, dill pickles, rice pudding, fruit pudding, shortbread, cookies and beverages. Adults $10, Children (4-12) $5, under 3 free. The church is located at 2607 405th Ave. NW, Braham.

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, Oct. 30: The Isanti Knights of Columbus #10238 is hosting a Pancake  & Sausage Breakfast at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church from 9:30 a.m. to noon in Isanti, located at Co. Rds. 5 & 23. All proceeds benefit North Anoka and Isanti County food shelves. Free will offering.

Bible Talks at Spectacular Events

Sunday, Oct. 30: Nondenominational Bible Talks will be held at Spectacular Events Community Center, 1320 Co. Rd. 5, Isanti, on Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, 13 and 20, from 4-5 p.m. The purpose of the meetings is to bring Christ to those who do not know Him and strengthen the faith of those who do. All are welcome. For more info call 651-470-4699 or 763-444-5461.

Family Fun Night at Dale Evangelical

Monday, Oct. 31: Dale Evangelical Free Church, 45268 Brunswick Rd., Harris, will host a Free Family Fun Night from 5:30-8 p.m. Bouncy House, Candy, Games, Trunk-or-Treat, Facepainting, Popcorn, Hot Dogs, Crafts, Cupcake Walk.

Free Halloween events at Harvest Church

Monday, Oct. 31: Kids of all ages in the community are welcome to come to Harvest Church to enjoy free games, prizes, bouncy houses, and of course candy. They will also have concession food available to purchase. The event will be held from 5-8 p.m. at Harvest Church, corner of Hwy. 65 and Co. Rd. 5 in Isanti. Please bring in a canned good donation for the local food shelf.

Free Community Dinner, Bread Distribution

Thursday, Nov. 3: A free community dinner and bread distribution, as well as free clothing and personal items distribution, will be held the first Thursday of each month. It’s hosted by Cambridge UPC Church, located at 210 10th Ave SW, Cambridge, (renting the Seventh Day Adventist Church), and will be held from 5:30 -7 p.m. Questions, or need a ride, call Pastor David L. Willis at 651-674-8842.

Harvest & Holly Craft & Bake Sale

Saturday, Nov. 5: The annual Holly & Harvest Craft & Bake Sale will be hosted at Cambridge United Methodist Church from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Deer-hunt widows and rest of the public are invited to peruse the goods from church members and vendors. Lunch is offered, including tasty lefse.

  • Darcy

    I took my 3-year-old nephew through the straw maze at Green and we spent time to read the cute stories and collect the treasures. It is very well planned out, very cute fun for the little ones! Be sure to wear play clothes if you will be playing in the corn pit because of the corn dust! Good job Green Barn!

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