Boy Scout Tree Sale
Beginning Nov. 25: Isanti Boy Scout Troop 523 will be having their annual Christmas tree lot at Riverside Market in Isanti starting the Friday after Thanksgiving through Dec. 23. Hours: Fridays 4-8 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thanksgiving Weekend Comedy Show
Friday, Nov. 25: A Thanksgiving Weekend Comedy Show, featuring Todd Andrews, Rox Tarrant and Andy Erikson, will be held at 8 p.m. at Cool Beanz, 38873 11th Ave., North Branch. Tickets are $15—include comedy show and dessert. Available at the door or call 651-277-2326 as soon as possible.
Masons and K.C.’s Spaghetti Dinner
Saturday, Nov. 26: The Helios Masonic Lodge and the Cambridge Knights of Columbus will be serving a Spaghetti Dinner at the Christ the King Catholic Parish Hall from 5-7 p.m. to benefit the Harbor Room—Cancer Resource Center. Cost of the dinner is $6 per person with children five and under eating free. Please bring a non perishable food item for the food shelf.
Isanti Community Blood Drive
Tuesday, Nov. 29: The American Red Cross will host an Isanti Community Blood Drive at Elim Baptist Church in Isanti from 12:30-5:30 p.m. For an appointment call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767).
ABC Theatre Company holding auditions
Tuesday, Nov. 29: ABC Theatre Company is holding auditions for “Pride and Prejudice” from 7-9 p.m. at Spectacular Events Banquet Center in Isanti (1320 Co. Rd. 5 N.E.). The audition will consist of cold readings from the script. Ages range from 16 to 60+. For more information go to www.abctheatrecompany.com
Festival of Lights
Thursday, Dec. 1: The Friends of Cambridge Medical Center (formerly CMC Auxiliary) will host the annual Festival of Lights from 5-6 p.m. in the CMC Cafeteria. Let a light shine this holiday season in honor or in memory of someone you love by making a donation to support the Emergency Department and Short Stay Services expansion project. It will be an uplifting evening of music, lights and remembrance. Call Linda at 763-688-8803 for more information.
Knit Night at Rendezvous Coffee
Thursday, Dec. 1: Join for open knitting/craft night every Thursday at Rendezvous Coffee Shop in Isanti, 310 Dahlin St., from 6-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
The Li’l Farm Holiday Sale
Dec. 1-2: The Li’l Farm Holiday sale will be held at the Christ the King Parish Hall on North Fern Street in Cambridge on Friday, Dec. 1, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon. Not a garage sale or craft sale but a sample sale loaded with all sorts of holiday shopping items.
Isanti Santa Day
Saturday, Dec. 3: Isanti Santa Day will be held at the Spirit River Community Center (formerly Spectacular Events Banquet Center) from 9 a.m. to noon.
Service of Remembrance
Sunday, Dec. 4: Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home of Cambridge will hosts its 13th annual “Service of Remembrance” at 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Lutheran Church. All members of the community who have had a loss of a loved one are invited to a candle lighting ceremony. Guests will hear a message of hope and healing from Rev. Andy Romstad. Musical performers will be Gwen Anderson, Kenny Krona and Denise Osterman. Personalized keepsake Christmas tree ornaments are available to anyone. The service will be available on DVD. For more information call 763-689-2244 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Holiday Bake & Craft Sale
Dec. 9-10: A Holiday Bake & Craft Sale will be held at the Cambridge City Center (formerly Cambridge Mall) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds go to the Isanti County Human Society. On Saturday, Dec. 10, “Just for Paws” Grooming is donating all proceeds from nail trim to the Humane Society. They are also located in the Cambridge City Center.
Braham Santa Day
Saturday, Dec. 10: Braham Santa Day will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Braham. It will feature an All You Can Eat Dad’s Belgian Waffle Breakfast. Tickets on sale at various locations. Advance tickets $7 adults, kids 6-12 $5; At the door $8 adults, $6 kids 6-12, Kids 5 and younger eat free with adult ticket purchase. Something for everyone. This event will serve as a fundraiser for the Braham Community Center.
Isanti VFW Christmas Party
Saturday, Dec. 10: The Isanti VFW Women’s Auxiliary will host its annual Christmas Party from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Isanti VFW, 410 Railroad Ave. Santa will be there with treats, and bring your camera for pictures with Santa.
Red Cross Bloodmobile
Tuesday, Dec. 13: A Red Cross Bloodmobile will be held from 1:30–7:30 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 19921 Nightingale St., Oak Grove. To schedule an appointment, call Caron at 612-282-5372 or Sue at 612-845-8459. Walk-ins are also welcome after 2 p.m. All types of blood needed.