On the Go upcoming events

Weekly Farmer’s Markets

Ongoing: There will be a weekly Cambridge-Isanti Farmer’s Market happening May through October on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cambridge at the City Center Market and Isanti on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Riverside Market.

Isanti Community Blood Drive

Thursday, Aug. 29: An Isanti Community Blood Drive will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Isanti Community Center, 121 Norelius St. One donation can help save up to three lives, and all donations in August are matched with a pound of food donated to Second Harvest Heartland. So make a donation appointment today and help Memorial Blood Centers save lives at local hospitals and fight hunger in our local communities. Sign up at www.mbc.org/searchdrives and enter sponsor #9797, or call Katie at 651-332-7162 to make an appointment. Walk-in’s are also welcome.

GracePointe Crossing Tractor Show

Friday, Aug. 30: GracePointe Crossing-Gables West will be hosting a Tractor Show from 1-4 p.m. The Crystal Mountain Kruzers band will be performing. If you would like to reserve a spot for your tractor, call Penny at 763-691-2117.

Isanti Family Farmer’s Market

Friday, Aug. 30: The Isanti Family Farmer’s Market is held every Friday from 2:30-6:30 p.m. at Eagle Park, 18 Broadway St. SW, downtown Isanti. Friends of the Isanti Area Library will have a booth at the Market Aug. 30. Books and totes will be available. For more info visit isantifamilyfarmersmarket.org or call Sean Sullivan or Holly Buboltz at 763-444-5512.

Captain’s 7th Annual Motorcycle Ride

Sunday, Sept. 1: Captain’s 7th Annual Motorcycle Ride to benefit Isanti County Beyond the Yellow Ribbon will be held at Captain’s on Long Lake in Isanti. Registration is from 10-11:45 a.m. with the Ride beginning at noon. Cost is $20 per motorcycle; $10 per passenger. Ride will conclude at Captain’s with live music. $5 breakfast specials will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon.

Breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace

Tuesday, Sept. 3: Join your friends for breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace, 235 Fern St. N. in Cambridge, on Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Good food, friendly service and great prices. For more information call 763-689-1474.

Cambridge Community Blood Drive

Thursday, Sept. 5: The Cambridge Community Blood Drive, to benefit the American Red Cross, will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. For more information or to make an appointment, call Konnie at 763-689-3653. Pictured ID or Donor Card Required.

Gerdin Cemetery Association Meeting

Saturday, Sept. 7: Gerdin Cemetery Association will hold its fall meeting at the Creamery Crossing Isanti-Lodge Room. Lunch will be at 1 p.m. with the meeting at 2 p.m. Any questions, contact Barbara Anne Erickson at 763-444-4762.

North Country Hillbillys Car, Truck Show

Saturday, Sept. 7: The 8th Annual North County Hillbillys Car and Truck Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Braham Covenant Church, Highways 4 & 107. Register on site, and custom dash plaques will be given to first 50 entrant. Prize drawings and live gospel music throughout the day. Participate in the “Valve Cover Race” at 1 p.m.  The “Slow Ride Race” will be at 2 p.m. and the Muffle Rap Contest at 3 p.m. No entry fee, but a nonperishable food item for the food shelf is appreciated. For more information call Les Orvis at 320-492-4579 or Mike Mason at 612-221-4295 or visit www.thench.com.

Classic Car Show at North Isanti Baptist

Sunday, Sept. 8: A Classic Car Show at North Isanti Baptist Church, 2248 313th Ave. NE, Cambridge, will begin at 12:15 p.m. with registration beginning at 9 a.m. New sermon series by Pastor Travis Blake, “Ephesians: Fully Equipped, Ready to Ride,” will begin at the worship service at 11 a.m. The classic car show is at 12:15 p.m. and the picnic is at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Food, fun and fellowship will begin following the worship service. Questions, call 763-689-3576.

Pork Chop Dinner at Christ the King Church

Sunday, Sept. 8: Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge will host its annual “Pork Chop Dinner” from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Catholic Parish Hall, 230 N. Fern St. The public is invited to enjoy a delicious dinner, as well as a bake sale, kids carnival, and a silent auction that will end at 1:15 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $9.50 for adults, $6 for ages 6-12 with five and under eating free.

Bingo offered in Braham

Sunday, Sept. 8: Starting Sunday, Sept. 8, Bingo will be held at Zimmer Hall at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 1050 Southview Ave., Braham. Lunch served 12:30-1:30 p.m. by Sts. Peter and Paul youth group. Bingo from 2-4 p.m. Bring family, friends and neighbors for a fun filled afternoon. Other dates are: Oct. 13, Oct. 27 and Nov. 10.  Sponsored by Braham Area Community Center.

 

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