Cambridge and Isanti Farmers Markets
The Cambridge Farmers Market takes place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays in the City Center Mall parking lot. The Isanti Farmers Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays at Riverside Market in Isanti.
City Center Market Tent Sale
Friday, Aug. 22: City Center Market is hosting its 2nd Annual Tent Sale. Local foods and all the benefits of buying and eating local will be the highlight of the day. Locally-grown produce and herbs from Princeton, Mora and Cambridge, grass-fed beef from Princeton, barbecue sauce, gluten-free baking mixes, bread flour ground in North Branch, coffee roasted in Minneapolis, cereal, popcorn and more will be available to sample and buy. Local musicians will play throughout the day, and you can get a henna tattoo from a local artist. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the City Center Market parking lot, 122 N. Buchanan St., Cambridge. Visit www.citycentermarket.coop for more information or call 763-689-4640.
Isanti Family Farmers Market
Friday, Aug. 22: The Isanti Family Farmers Market is open every Friday from 2:30-6:30 p.m. in downtown Isanti off Main Street behind Isanti Custom Meats. Shop farm fresh produce, artisans and craft and homemade goods. For more info visit www.isantifamilyfarmersmarket.org.
Pig and Turkey Roast in Braham
Friday, Aug. 22: The 18th-annual Community Fellowship Gathering ‘Pig and Turkey Roast’ will be held from 5-7 p.m. at Braham Ev. Lutheran Church (County Road 4 & West Central Drive). Side dishes and dessert will also be served. Free-will offering. All are welcome.
‘Farm to Table’ Cooking Class
Saturday, Aug. 23: City Center Market and Uproot Farm in Princeton are collaborating to offer a ‘Farm to Table’ cooking class with food as fresh as it gets from 3-6 p.m. at Uproot Farm. Participants will help pick, clean, and cook or grill the foods for the menu. Learn some new recipes and have a wonderful meal. Kids are welcome. Call 763-689-4640 or visit www.citycentermarket.coop for more detailed information.
John Larson Memorial Ride
Sunday, Aug. 24: The 9th-annual John Larson Memorial Ride will be held at Larson’s Cycle (205 Garfield St. S.) in Cambridge. Gather at Larson’s Cycle at 11 a.m. and the ride will leave at noon. It’s an 80-mile easy-paced motorcycle ride. The ride ends around 3 p.m. at Captain’s on Long Lake with food, drinks and live music. No cost to ride.
Breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace
Tuesday, Aug. 26: 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. Complimentary coffee. For more information call 763-689-1474.
MOPS Fundraiser at Culver’s
Tuesday, Aug. 26: Mother’s of Preschoolers (MOPS) has been encouraging moms from the Cambridge area for over eight years. MOPS will hold its annual fundraiser from 4-8 p.m. at Culver’s in Cambridge. At MOPS all moms are welcomed, accepted and inspired to reach her potential and recognize her influence within her family and her world. A percentage of the sales at Culver’s will support the two MOPS groups of Cambridge.
Sons of Norway Meeting in Cambridge
Tuesday, Aug. 26: Rumelva Lodge, Sons of Norway in Cambridge will meet at 7 p.m. at the Isanti County Historical Society, located at the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge. The program will explore superstitious beliefs of old-time Norway as well as the Norwegian folk tales that have been passed down through generations of Scandinavians. Sons of Norway is an organization that promotes and preserves the heritage and culture of Norway. For more information, contact Kathy Hagfors at 763-689-3401 or Ann Saterbak at 763 389-4908.
Cambridge Senior Dance
Wednesday, Aug. 27: Cambridge Senior Dance will be held at American Jane’s Grill & Bar (formerly American Legion) from 1-4 p.m. with John Kujda + 3. Cost is $7. Great lunch is included.
CHS Class of 1960 annual Luncheon
Thursday, Aug. 28: The Cambridge High School Class of 1960 will hold its annual luncheon at 11 a.m. at Sidelines in Cambridge.
Paint and Pinot: Paint a Poppy
Thursday, Aug. 28: Cambridge Center for the Arts is hosting the next “Paint and Pinot” class from 6:30-9 p.m. MaryAnn Cleary will guide beginning and advanced painters through the process of “painting a poppy.” All painting supplies and canvas are included in the cost. Bring your favorite wine or other beverage and enjoy an evening of painting fun (appetizers provided). Cost: $35, $30 for CCFA members, limited to 12 pre-paid students. Information and registration: www.cambridgecenterforthearts.org, or call 763-552-0320. Cambridge Center for the Arts, 140 Buchanan St., Cambridge, in City Center Mall.