Parish Festival Guide

Nativity County Fair, St. Paul Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

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The Catholic Spirit reached out to each parish in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to bring you this 2017 Summer and Fall Festival Guide, a comprehensive listing of carnivals, ho-downs, picnics and family-friendly fun hosted by our parishes.

Please note: The information available by press time varied from parish to parish, and some parishes had not yet finalized dates. Some listings were edited for length and clarity.


May

St. Michael, Farmington — Spring Fling: May 5, 5–10 p.m. Dinner, casino games, silent auction, raffles. Adults only. $25. 22120 Denmark Ave. http://www.stmichael-farmington.org

St. Francis Xavier, Buffalo — Extravaganza: May 13, 6:30 p.m. Auctions, games, dinner, live music, dancing. Adults only. $30. 219 19th St. NW. http://www.sfxparish.com

St. Stephen, Anoka — Spring Raffle Fiesta: May 13, 5–9 p.m. Mexican food, mariachi music, Mexican dancers, raffle. Childcare Fiesta: 5–9 p.m. Pizza, milk, cookies, inflatable obstacle course, crafts, games, Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo presentation. 525 Jackson St. http://www.ststephenchurch.org

Epiphany, Coon Rapids — New and Inflated Spring Fest: May 19-20. 5–11 p.m. May 19; 11 a.m.–11 p.m. May 20. Inflatables, games, 5K race, food trucks, bingo, beer tent, raffle, live music. 11001 Hanson Blvd. NW. http://www.epiphanymn.org

St. Mark, St. Paul — Grand Olde St. Mark’s Festival: May 19-20. 5–10 p.m. May 19; 11 a.m.–10 p.m. May 20. Music, concessions, carnival rides, street dance, games, food pub, medallion hunt, entertainment. Mass 5 p.m. May 20. 2001 Dayton Ave. http://www.markerspride.com

St. Boniface, Minneapolis — MaiFest: May 19-21. May 19-20: Art-a-Whirl artists. May 21: 11 a.m. Mass with francophone community followed by food concessions, brats, beer, wine, children’s activities, live music. Noon–5 p.m. http://www.facebook.com/saintbonifacecatholicchurch

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Maplewood — Spring Festival: May 20-21.  Kiddie Land, theme baskets, raffle tickets, bingo, silent auction, food booths, beer, pull tabs, concessions, outdoor games, live music. May 20: Mexican dinner and live band 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. May 21: Car show and 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. chicken dinner. 1725 Kennard St. http://www.presentationofmary.org

St. Mary, St. Paul — Taste of St. Mary: May 21, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Ethnic food booths and bake sale. 261 Eighth St. E. http://www.stmarystpaul.weconnect.com

St. Michael, Stillwater — Fun Fest: May 21, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Inflatables, petting zoo, pony rides, crafts, silent auction, cakewalk, bake sale, book and media booth, concessions, raffles, chance tickets, DJ, talent show. 611 Third St. S. http://www.stmichaelstillwater.org

June

St. Bridget, Minneapolis — Heart of the Northside Festival: June 4, 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Craft tables, children’s games, food concessions, marketplace, raffle. 3811 Emerson Ave. N. http://www.stbridgetnorthside.com

St. Joseph, West St. Paul — 75th Parish Jubilee and All-School Reunion: June 10. Alumni choir and band, live music, dinner. Mass at 5 p.m. honoring returning alumni, staff and longtime parishioners. 1154 Seminole Ave. http://www.churchofstjoseph.org

St. Anne-St. Joseph Hien, Minneapolis — Summer Festival: June 16-18. 5–10 p.m. June 16; 2–10 p.m. June 17; 10 a.m.–4 p.m. June 18. Vietnamese food, children’s games, live music, raffle. 2627 Queen Ave. N. http://www.gxannagiusehien.net

Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Paul — Summer Festival: June 17, noon–8 p.m. Children’s games, food vendors, live entertainment, dancers, music groups, book store. 401 Concord St. http://www.olgspchurch.com

St. Nicholas, Elko New Market — Chicken Cookout: June 18, 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m. $12 chicken dinner, raffle. 51 Church St. http://www.stncc.net

St. Gregory the Great, North Branch — Summer Festival: June 25, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Mass at 10:30 a.m. celebrated by Archbishop Bernard Hebda. Barbecue cookout with pork sandwiches and sides. 38725 Forest Blvd. http://www.stgregorynb.org

St. Mary, Le Center — Parish Festival: June 25, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Cash raffle, meat raffle, silent auction, white elephant tent, country store, children’s games, bingo, live music, beer garden, beef dinner. 10 a.m. bilingual Mass with mariachi band. 165 N. Waterville Ave. http://www.stmarysthenry.org

July

St. Columba, St. Paul — Funfest: July 7-9. 6–10 p.m. July 7; 3–10 p.m. July 8; 11 a.m.–5 p.m. July 9. Live music, cash raffle, children’s games, bouncy house. Traditional Vietnamese food and drink, American favorites. 1327 Lafond Ave. http://www.stcolumba.org

St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano — Annual Country Festival: July 16, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Pork chop and roast beef dinner, raffle, silent auction, bingo, pull tabs, children’s games, country store, polka band. 1867 95th St. SE. http://www.stboniface-stmary.org

Our Lady of Lourdes, Minneapolis — Lourdes Block Party: July 22, 5 p.m. Mass followed by live music, food, raffle, Minneapolis Aquatennial fireworks viewing. http://www.ourladyoflourdesmn.com

St. Patrick, Cedar Lake — Parish Festival: July 23, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Silent auction, beer garden, live music, antique tractor display, bingo, raffles, country store, children’s games, snack bar, pull tabs. Grilled chicken dinner $12 adults/$6 ages 4-12/free under 3. 24425 Old Highway 13. http://www.stpandc.mn.org

Sts. Joachim and Anne, Shakopee — Julifest German Heritage Festival: July 29-30. Traditional American and Hispanic food, concessions, entertainment, games of chance, children’s games. 5 p.m. July 29 outdoor polka Mass (bring lawn chair). Polka and Hispanic music. St. Mark campus, 350 Atwood St. S. http://www.shakopeechatholic.org

St. Joseph, Rosemount —  Parish Festival: July 29-30. July 29: 5 p.m. polka Mass. July 30: 10 a.m. Mass, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. German music, food, raffles. http://www.stjosephcommunity.org

August

Immaculate Conception, Columbia Heights — IC Nordeast Summer Jam: Aug. 3-6. 5–10 p.m. Aug. 3; 5–10:30 p.m. Aug. 4; 4:30–10:30 p.m. Aug. 5; 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Food, bingo, children’s games and inflatables, bake shop, silent auction, raffle, pull tabs, beer and wine tent, books, media booth. Aug. 3: Live music with Jonah and the Whales. Aug. 4: MSMA Car Show and Rockin’ Hollywoods. Aug. 5: Beatles tribute band Rubber Soul. Aug. 6: Fun Fiesta Day with authentic Hispanic food and live Latin music. 4030 Jackson St. NE. http://www.iccsonline.org

St. Raphael, Crystal — Parish Festival: Aug. 4-6. 6:30–10 p.m. Aug. 4; 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m. Aug. 5; 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Aug. 6. Food, live entertainment, raffles, bingo. 7301 Bass Lake Road. http://www.straphaelcrystal.org

St. John Neumann, Eagan — Annual Picnic Celebration: Aug. 5-6. 6–10 p.m. Aug. 5; 1–4 p.m. Aug. 6. Food, beer, wine, raffles, music, silent auction, bingo. 4030 Pilot Knob Road. http://www.sjn.org

Immaculate Conception, Lonsdale — Parish Bazaar: Aug. 6, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Polka Mass followed by concessions, children’s games, raffle wheel, bake sale, country store, live entertainment by The White Sidewalls. 116 Alabama St. SE. http://www.churchoftheimmaculateconception.net

Nativity, Cleveland — Chicken Dinner and Parish Festival: Aug. 6, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Antique car show, polka band, silent auction, beer garden, cash raffle, games. Chicken dinner $12 adults/$5 ages 6-12/free under 5. 200 W. Main St. http://www.maryschurches.com

St. John the Baptist, Dayton — Parish Festival: Aug. 6, 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Chicken dinner, raffles, silent auction, wall of wine. 18380 Columbus St. http://www.sjbdayton.org

St. John Vianney, South St. Paul — Feast Day Celebration: Aug. 6, 10:30 a.m. Mass followed by pig roast picnic, musical entertainment, children’s games. Free-will offering. 789 17th Ave. N., South St. Paul. http://www.sjvssp.org

St. Gerard Majella, Brooklyn Park — Corn Fest: Aug. 11-12. 6–11 p.m. Aug. 11; 6–11 p.m. Aug. 12. Inflatables, carnival games, sports alley, kiddie train, bingo, basket auction, grand raffle, pull tabs, live entertainment, food booths, beer. Outdoor Mass 5 p.m. Aug. 12. 9600 Regent Ave. N. http://www.st-gerard.org

St. George, Long Lake — Corn Days: Aug.12-13. Aug. 12: Mexican dinner 5–7 p.m. Aug. 13: 8:30–11 a.m. pancake breakfast, 9 a.m. 5K race, 1-mile fun run, noon parade, auction, climbing wall, roasted sweet corn, music, concessions, inflatables, raffles, games, pony rides, live music. 133 N. Brown Road. http://www.stgeorgelonglake.org or http://www.corndays.com

St. Joseph of the Lakes, Lino Lakes — St. Joe’s Summer Festival: Aug. 12-13. Aug. 12: 8 a.m. 5K race, 5 p.m. outdoor Mass in the big tent followed by pig roast, beer garden, games, live band, fireworks. Aug. 13: food booths, bingo, silent auction, games, inflatables, live music, beer garden, cake walk, raffles. Chicken dinner $11 adults/$5 children. 171 Elm St. http://www.mystjoes.org

St. Wenceslaus, New Prague — Parish Festival: Aug. 12-13. 4:30–7 p.m. Aug. 12; 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Aug. 13. Children’s games, raffles, beer garden, live music, bingo, country store, baking sweet shop. Chicken dinner 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Aug. 13. Polka Mass 5 p.m. Aug. 12. 215 Main St. E. http://www.npcatholic.org

St. Andrew, Elysian — Shindig Festival: Aug. 13, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Picnic food, live auction, farmers market, bake sale, treasures sale, family bingo, children’s games. 305 Park Ave. NE. 507-362-4311

St. Pascal Baylon, St. Paul — Summerfest: Aug. 13, 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m. 10:30 a.m. Mass. Raffle, food, beverages, basket raffles, pie room, children’s games. Spaghetti dinner $9 large/$6 small. 1757 Conway St. http://www.stpascals.org

St. Adalbert, St. Paul — Parish Summer Festival: Aug. 18-20. 4–10 p.m. Aug. 18; 2–10 p.m. Aug. 19; 11:30 a.m.–7 p.m. Aug. 20.  Traditional Vietnamese food, live Vietnamese music, raffles. Mass 4:30 p.m. Aug. 19 and 10 a.m. Aug. 20. 265 Charles Ave. http://www.stadalbertchurch.org

Holy Trinity, Waterville — Parish Fall Festival & BBQ Competition: Aug. 19. 3–9 p.m. Live music, silent auction, live suction, bake sale, raffles, kids games, bingo. Menu includes BBQ ribs or hamburgers or hot dogs, baked beans, cole slaw, sweet corn and chips. Adults: $10, Kids 6-12: $5, Preschool: Free

Mary, Mother of the Church, Burnsville — Summer Celebration Mass on the Grass: Aug. 19, 4 p.m. Polka Mass. 333 Cliff Road E. http://www.mmotc.org

Blessed Sacrament, St. Paul — Annual Fun Fest: Aug.19-20. Aug. 19 after 4 p.m. Mass: Fred’s Famous Spaghetti Dinner. $8 adults/$5 children. Aug. 20 following 10:30 a.m. Mass: pulled pork, hamburgers, corn-on-the-cob lunch. Silent auction, pie sale, games, children’s prizes. 2119 Stillwater Ave. http://www.blessedsacramentsp.org

Most Holy Trinity, Veseli — Ho-Down: Aug. 20, noon–6 p.m. Pork and dumpling dinner, live music, children’s games, bingo, food, wine stand, pull tabs, spin-the-wheel game. 4939 N. Washington St. http://www.mhtveseli.com

St. Genevieve, Centerville — Parish Festival and Chicken Dinner: Aug. 20, 11 a.m.– 4 p.m. Silent auction, raffles, pull tabs, children’s games, bingo, country store, cake walk. Chicken dinner $10 adults/$5 children ages 10 and under. 6995 Centerville Rd. http://www.stgens.org

Sts. Joachim and Anne, Shakopee — Marystown Festival: Aug. 20, 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Food, Czech Concertina band, silent and live auction, raffles, bingo, pull tabs, wall of wine, show down, beat the dealer, children’s games, tractor and trolley rides, prize tree, fish pond, ring toss, face painting. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. turkey smorgasbord buffet $10 adults/$5 children ages 4-12/free under 3. 15850 Marystown Rd. http://www.shakopeechatholic.org

St. Thomas the Apostle, Corcoran — Parish Festival: Aug. 20, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Turkey dinner, bingo, farmers market, children’s games, bake sale. 20000 County Road 10. http://www.saintsppta.org

St. Victoria, Victoria — Sunset Fest and 160th Anniversary: Aug. 26. 9 a.m. 5K race, 5 p.m. Mass with Archbishop Bernard Hebda followed by picnic. The Tuxedos band, bingo, children’s games. 8228 Victoria Drive. http://www.stvictoria.net

St. Henry, Monticello — Parish Festival: Aug. 26-27. 6 p.m. Aug. 26; 11:30 a.m. Aug. 27. Food, children’s games, drawings, grand raffle, bingo. 1001 E. Seventh St. http://www.sthenrycatholic.info

St. Michael, Pine Island — Fall Festival: Aug. 26-27. Aug. 26: tractor pull, arts and crafts vendors, country store, raffle, concessions.
Aug. 27: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. roast beef dinner $11 adults/$5 ages 6-12/free 5 and under. 451 Fifth St. SW. http://www.stpaulstmichael.com

St. Peter, Forest Lake — Fall Festival: Aug. 26-27. 6–9 p.m. Aug. 26; 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 27. Comedian, silent auction, raffles, food, music, games. Aug. 27: turkey dinner $10 adults/$6 ages 5-10/free under 5. 1250 S. Shore Dr. http://www.stpeterfl.org

St. Anne, Hamel — Parish Festival: Aug. 27, 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Chicken dinner $12 adults/$6 ages 4-12/free under 4. Silent auction, grand raffle, bingo, Matt the Magician, children’s games. 200 Hamel Road. http://www.saintannehamel.org

St. Luke, Clearwater — Parish Festival: Aug. 27, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Pork chop dinner, games, quilt raffle, bingo. 17545 Huber Ave. NW.
http://www.churchofstlukes.com

St. Mathias, Hampton — Fun Fest: Aug. 27, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Food, children’s games, country store, silent auction, bingo, pot of gold, rip tickets, pork chop and brat meals. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. live entertainment, raffle, live auction. Polka Mass 10 a.m. 23315 Northfield Blvd. http://www.stmathias.com

September

St. Bridget of Sweden, Lindstrom — St. Bridget’s Block Party: Sept. 2, 6–11 p.m. $10 turkey dinner, concessions, beer tent, children’s games, silent auction, Boogie Wonderland band and dance. 13060 Lake Blvd. http://www.stbridgetofsweden.org

St. Mary, Stillwater — German Fest and Wild Rice Festival: Sept. 8 and 10. Sept. 8: German Fest, 5–10 p.m. Live polka music, dancing, German food and beer, hammer schlagen, Dale Dahmen and the Polka Beats. Sept. 10: Wild Rice Festival, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Silent action, children and teen games, raffles, bingo, Lucky Seven, quilts, crafts, books, cotton candy, second-hand treasures, country fair, beer booth. Chicken and wild rice dinner $10 adults/$5 children. 423 Fifth St. S. http://www.stmarystillwater.org

St. Bonaventure, Bloomington — St. Boni’s Fall Festival: Sept. 8-9. 4:30–7 p.m. Sept. 8; 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Sept 9. Sept. 8: Chicken dinner 4:30-7 p.m. $11 adults/$5 children. Sept. 9: 10 a.m. parade, car show, bands, tall man, hula lady, raffle, bingo, silent auction, food, craft booth, children’s games and rides, beer garden. 901 E. 90th St. http://www.saintbonaventure.org

Transfiguration, Oakdale — Fall Festival: Sept. 8-9. Sept. 8: 6:30 p.m. Taste of Transfiguration, $35. Wine, beer and food tastings, music, silent, live auction. Free on-site childcare available with sign-up. Sept. 9: 8 a.m. 5K walk/run. 2–9:30 p.m. silent auction, live music, bingo, cake walk, book barn, games, food, market, inflatables. Spaghetti dinner $6 adults/$4 children/free ages 4 and under/$30 households. 6133 15th St. N. http://www.transfigurationmn.org

Holy Cross, Minneapolis — SeptemberFest: Sept. 8-10. Live entertainment, games, food and raffles. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10 polka Mass followed by ticketed dinner. 1621 University Ave. NE. http://www.ourholycross.org

St. Gabriel, Hopkins — Fall Festival, Sept. 8-10: 5–10 p.m. Sept. 8; 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Sept. 9; 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 10. Sept. 8-9 at St. John campus, 6 Interlachen Road: 4:30 p.m. Mass. Garage sale, concessions, Hispanic food, children’s games, inflatables, live music. Sept. 10 at St. Joseph campus, 1310 Mainstreet: chicken dinner, bingo, silent auction, games, country store, bake shop, wine and beer garden, concessions, raffles. Minnesota Vikings game on big screen at noon. http://www.stgabrielhopkins.org

St. Maximilian Kolbe, Delano — Harvest Festival: Sept. 8-10. Ladies’ bingo night Sept. 8-9; men’s game night Sept. 9: 6–10 p.m. $35, includes dinner, two drinks and games; cash bar, raffles prizes at St. Joseph campus, 401 N. River St. Main event Sept. 10 at St. Peter campus: turkey dinner, food, games, live music, silent auction. 217 S. Second St. http://www.delanocatholic.com

St. Patrick, Oak Grove — Country Fest: Sept. 8-10. Children’s games, food, beer, entertainment, fireworks, 5K race, silent auction, quilt auction. 9 a.m. Mass Sept. 10. 19921 Nightingale St. NW. http://www.st-patricks.org

St. Timothy, Blaine ­— Fall Carnival: Sept. 8-10. 707 89th Ave. NE. http://www.churchofsttimothy.com

Holy Spirit, St. Paul — Spirit Fest: Sept. 9, 5:30–10 p.m. Barbecue, children’s activities, lawn games, DJ, dancing, fireworks. 4:30 p.m. Mass with Archbishop Bernard Hebda. 515 St. Albert St. http://www.holy-spirit.org

Lumen Christi, St. Paul — Block Party: Sept. 9, 5:30 p.m. Food, children’s games, DJ, snow cones. Pulled pork sandwich platter $8 seniors/$10 adults/$5 children. 2055 Bohland Ave. http://www.lumenchristicc.org

Our Lady of the Prairie, Belle Plaine — Fall Festival: Sept. 9, 2–11 p.m. Chicken dinner, raffle, food, children’s games, pet show, bingo, live music with the Ernie Stumpf Band and The Shaw Brothers. 200 E. Church St. http://www.ourladyoftheprairie.com

St. Ignatius, Annandale — Parish Festival, Sept. 9: Meal, cash raffle, music, games, beer garden. 35 Birch St. E. http://www.stignatiusmn.com

St. Jude of the Lake, Mahtomedi — Cornfest: Sept. 9, 3-10 p.m. 4 Seasons broasted chicken dinner, concessions with sweet corn, inflatables, children’s games, climbing rock wall, raffles, live music. 7 p.m. Louie’s Groove Band. 700 Mahtomedi Ave. http://www.stjudeofthelake.org

Holy Family Maronite, Mendota Heights — Fall Festival: Sept. 8-10, 5 p.m.–8 p.m. Sept. 8; 3 p.m.–8 p.m. Sept. 9; 11 a.m.– 6 p.m. Sept. 10: Belly dancing, Bingo, ethnic food, music, games for adults and children, a bake sale, a silent auction and more.

St. Mary, Waverly — Fall Festival: Sept. 9-10. 4-10 p.m. Sept. 9; 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Sept. 10. Raffles, booths. Sept. 9: 4 p.m. Polka Mass, pork chop dinner, Rob Cerar polka band. Sept. 10: 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Mass, brunch, food tent. http://www.stmaryswaverly.net

St. Michael, St. Michael — Fall Festival: Sept. 9-10. Sept. 9: 5 p.m. German dinner. Sept. 10: 11 a.m. chicken dinner, raffles, games, silent auction, bingo, children’s inflatables, toy store, music. 11300 Frankfort Pkwy. NE. http://www.stmcatholicchurch.org

St. Nicholas, Carver — Fall Festival: Sept. 9-10. Sept. 9: 5K race, food and beer garden, silent auction. Sept 10: pancake and French toast breakfast, food, beer garden, silent auction. 412 Fourth St. W. http://www.stnicholascarver.org

St. Odilia, Shoreview — Fall Festival: Sept. 9-10. 3459 Victoria St. N. http://www.stodilia.org

Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis — Parish Picnic: Sept. 10, following 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Masses. Food and games. http://www.mary.org

Immaculate Conception, Madison Lake — Marysburg Fall Festival: Sept. 10, 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. 10:30 a.m. outdoor Mass followed by live music, farmers market, bake sale, church tours, old fashioned root beer floats. Roast beef dinner $10 adults/$5 ages 6-12/free under 5. 27528 Patrick St. http://www.maryschurches.com

St. Boniface, St. Bonifacius — Hog Roast Festival: Sept. 10, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Silent auction, cash raffle, bingo. Dinner $12 adults/$5 ages 5-12/free under 5. 4025 Main St. http://www.stboniface-stmary.org

St. Canice, Kilkenny — St. Canice Fall Festival: Sept. 10, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Games, live music, country store, jar bar, crafts, bingo, raffle. Mass 10 a.m. Chicken and ham dinner $12 adults/$5 ages 5-12/free under 5. 183 Maple St. http://www.hredeemerparish.org

St. John the Baptist, Excelsior — Festival, Sept. 10, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Corn roast, children’s games. 680 Mill St. http://www.stjohns-excelsior.org

St. Stanislaus, St. Paul — Parish Fall Festival: Sept. 10, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Games, bingo, wheel of fortune, mini golf, Miss Ringy Dingy the clown, kid store, slide, raffle, white elephant sale, silent auction, jar bar, bakery, concessions, live music. Turkey dinner $10 adults/$4 under age 12. 398 Superior St. http://www.ststans.org

St. Thomas Becket, Eagan — Fall Festival: Sept. 10, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Titanic slide, petting zoo, dinner. 11 a.m. Mass. 4455 S. Robert Trail. http://www.st.thomasbecket.org

St. Bartholomew, Wayzata — The Gathering: Sept. 15, 5–10 p.m. Hot dogs, sides, music, beer and wine. 630 E. Wayzata Blvd. http://www.st-bartsschool.org

All Saints, Lakeville — Fall Festival and 140th Anniversary: Sept. 15-17. Praise on the Hill, bingo. Sept. 17: chicken dinner, Taco Toms, inflatables, games, silent action, raffle, Marian devotions. http://www.allsaintschurch.com

Annunciation, Minneapolis — SeptemberFest: Sept. 15-17. 6–9 p.m. Sept.15; noon–9 p.m. Sept. 16; 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Pie and ice cream shop, Candyland, food stand, wine booth, beer garden, carnival rides, games, whiffle ball tournament, raffle. http://www.annunciationmsp.org/church

Guardian Angels, Oakdale — Fall Festival: Sept. 15-17. Games, dinners, raffles, book sale, silent auction. 8260 Fourth St. N.
http://www.guardian-angels.org

Nativity of Our Lord, St. Paul — Nativity County Fair: Sept. 15-17. 5-10 p.m. Sept. 15; 10 a.m.–11 p.m. Sept. 16; 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept. 17. Carnival rides, music, food and beverages, raffles, entertainment. Sept. 16: 5:30-11 p.m. auction dinner $50. Sept. 17: outdoor Mass 10:30 a.m. 1900 Stanford Ave. http://www.nativitycountyfair.org

St. Helena, Minneapolis — Autumn Days: Sept. 15-17: 6-10 p.m. Sept. 15; 10:30 a.m.–10 p.m. Sept. 16; 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept. 17. Food, bingo, rides, games, silent auction, garage sale, book sale. Sept. 15: fish fry and 10 p.m. fireworks. Sept. 16-17: parade, pig roast, Asian food. Sept. 17: car show. 3204 E. 43rd St.
http://www.sainthelena.us

St. Joseph, Rosemount — Harvest Festival: Sept. 15-16. Beer, brats, sauerkraut, polka band, bingo, general store. Sept. 16: 6–10 p.m. chicken dinner. 13900 Biscayne Ave. W. http://www.stjosephcommunity.org

Mary Queen of Peace, Rogers — Fall Festival: Sept. 16. 21304 Church Ave. http://www.mqpcatholic.org

St. John the Baptist, Savage — Autumn Fest: Sept. 16. Noon–10 p.m. 5K walk/run, children’s activities, teen games, bingo, bake/craft sale, family dinner, talent show, beer garden, music. 4625 W 125th St. http://www.stjohns-savage.org

Divine Mercy, Faribault — Spirit Fest: Sept. 16-17. Children’s games, raffles, beer garden, mariachi band, authentic Mexican food, the Mollie B and Jim Busta Band. Grilled chicken and ham dinner $10 adults/$5 children. 139 Mercy Drive. http://www.divinemercy.cc/spiritfest

St. John the Baptist, Jordan — Fall Festival: Sept. 16-17: 5–10 p.m. Sept. 16; 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 17. Games, food, music, silent auction, quilt auction, baked goods, bingo, raffle. Chicken dinner $12 adults/$6 ages 12 and under. 313 E. Second St. http://www.sjbjordan.org

St. Mary of the Lake, White Bear Lake — Fall Festival: Sept. 16-17. 6–10 p.m. Sept. 16; noon–3 p.m. Sept. 17. Silent auction, boutique, bakery, general store, jewelry sale, games, raffles, bingo. Sept. 16: booya, music, concessions. Sept. 17: turkey dinner $10 adults/$5 children. 4690 Bald Eagle Ave. http://www.stmarys-wbl.org

St. Patrick, Inver Grove Heights — St. Patrick Fall Festival: Sept. 14-17. 5–8 p.m. Sept. 16; 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept. 17. Food, silent auction, bingo, pull tabs. Sept.16: $7 taco dinner. Sept.17: $10 pork dinner, $5 pasta dinner; children’s games, games of chance, beer tent, margaritas, pizza, crafts, car show, cash raffle. 3535 72nd St. E. http://www.churchofstpatrick.com

St. Pius V, Cannon Falls — Hometown Market and Fall Festival: Sept. 16-17. Sept. 16: Hometown Market 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Games, chili feed following 4 p.m. Mass. Sept. 17: Fall Festival 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Chicken dinner, live and silent auction, kids games, concessions, raffle, bingo, country store. 410 Colvill St. W. http://www.stpiusvcf.org

St. Rita, Cottage Grove — Fall Festival: Sept. 16-17. Children’s games, music, food vendors, raffle, silent auction, fireworks. Sept. 16: 5 p.m. polka Mass and chicken dinner. 8694 80th St. S. http://www.saintritas.org

St. Albert, Albertville — Fall Festival: Sept. 17, 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Chicken dinner, live music by Mitch Gordon (Country) kids games, inflatables, cake walk, country store, raffle, bingo, theme baskets, silent auction, split the pot, wall of wine. 11400 57th St. N.E.

Immaculate Conception, Watertown — Fall Festival: Sept. 17, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Home-style turkey dinner $10 adults/$6 ages 12 and under/$10 take-out. Concessions, silent auction, games, bingo, cash, quilt raffle, country store, polka band. 109 Angel Ave. NW. http://www.iccwatertown.org

Sacred Heart, Rush City — Fall Festival: Sept. 17. Picnic, children’s games, booths. 425 Field Ave. http://www.sacredheartrcmn.org

St. Jerome, Maplewood — Fall Festival, Booya and Car Show: Sept. 17, 10:30 a.m.– 5 p.m. Bingo, children’s games, pony rides, talent tent, silent auction, cake walk, face painting, live music, car show. Booya carry-out prior to 10:30 a.m. outdoor tent Mass. Following Mass: booya by the bowl, brats, hot dogs, French fries, cheese curds, ice cream, cherry tree. 380 Roselawn Ave. E. http://www.stjerome-church.org

St. Margaret Mary, Golden Valley — Fall Festival: Sept. 17, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Entertainment, food, games. 10 a.m. outdoor Mass. 2323 Zenith Ave. N. http://www.smm-gv.org

St. Anne, Le Sueur — Applefest: Sept. 17-18. 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Sept. 17; 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Sept. 18. Silent auction, toy booth, holiday decor tent, farmers market, beer garden, children’s games. Sept. 17: hog roast and 5:15 p.m. outdoor Mass. Sept. 18: grilled chicken dinner. 511 N. Fourth St. http://www.stanneslesueur.org

St. Ambrose, Woodbury — SAW Fest: Sept. 22-23. 5-10 p.m. Sept. 22; 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Sept. 23. Rides, games, food, live entertainment, silent auction, raffle. 4125 Woodbury Drive. http://www.saintambroseofwoodbury.org

Our Lady of the Lake, Mound — Incredible Festival: Sept. 22-24. 5–10 p.m. Sept. 22; 11 a.m.–11 p.m. Sept. 23; 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 24. Dave Waller band Higher Call, carnival, concessions, cash raffle. 2385 Commerce Blvd. http://www.ourladyofthelake.com

St. John the Baptist, New Brighton — Fall Fest and Booya: Sept. 22-24. Inflatables for all ages, raffles, food, BINGO, games, market fair. Friday 5–10 p.m.: Pig Roast, Shane Martin Band. Saturday 2-10 p.m., car show, Necessary Diversion, G.B. Leighton followed by fireworks. Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Polka Mass 10:30 a.m., Booya. 835 Second Avenue NW, New Brighton. http://www.stjohnnb.com

St. Maron, Minneapolis – Lebanese Festival: Sept. 23-24. 1–8 p.m. Sept. 23; 11 a.m.–6p.m. Sept. 24. Authentic Lebanese Cuisine, Beer and Wine, Raffle, Silent Auction, Country Store, Gift Shop, Games, Cedars Dabke Dance Group, and Live Music. 602 University Ave. N.E., Minneapolis. http://www.stmaron.com/events.html

Most Holy Redeemer, Montgomery — Fall Festival: Sept. 24, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Polka Mass 10 a.m. featuring Wendinger Band. Home-style chicken and ham dinner $11 ages 12 and up/$5 ages 5-11/free under 5/take-out $12. Beer garden, bingo, crafts, silent auction, raffles, children’s games, cake walk, farmers market, homemade candy, The Czech Lites and The Wendinger Band. 206 W. Vine Ave. http://www.hredeemerparish.org

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Minneapolis — Walk with Our Lady Fall Festival: Sept. 24, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 11:15 a.m. neighborhood Marian procession with rosary for intercession and protection for Church and community. Noon–3:30 p.m. spaghetti and meatball dinner $10 adults/$5 children/free under 10. Take-out available. Silent auction, root beer garden, ice cream sundae bar, children’s games, raffles, wine grab, live entertainment. 701 Filmore St. NE. http://www.olmcmpls.org

St. John the Baptist, Vermillion — Annual Festival: Sept. 24, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Food, children’s games, silent auction, bingo, pull tabs, pot of gold, beer garden, bake sale, raffle, live entertainment. Cafeteria-style meals featuring pork chop on a stick, sloppy joes, brats, hot dogs, pizza. Children’s Mass 10 a.m. 111 Main St. W. http://www.stjohns-vermillion.com

St. Timothy, Maple Lake — Parish Festival: Sept. 24, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $10 chicken dinner, bingo, raffle, games, meat raffle, cake walk, children’s pedal pull, concessions. 8 Oak Ave. N. http://www.churchofsttimothy.org

St. Alphonsus, Brooklyn Center — Fall Festival: Sept. 29-Oct. 1. 5–10 p.m. Sept. 29; 2-11 p.m. Sept. 30; noon–4 p.m. Oct. 1: Food, beverages, music, raffles, games. 7025 Halifax Ave. N. http://www.stalsmn.org

St. Peter, North St. Paul — Fall Festival: Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Silent auction, games, craft boutique, bake sale, food, raffle. Sept. 29: bingo. Sept. 30: polka band. Oct. 1: Pancake Man and inflatables. 2600 N. Margaret St., North St. Paul. http://www.churchofstpeternsp.org

Christ The King, Minneapolis — Octoberfest: Sept. 30, 5:30 p.m. 5029 Zenith Ave. S. http://www.ctkmpls.org

Guardian Angels, Chaska — AngelFest: Sept. 30, 11 a.m.–11 p.m. Concessions, music, dance, bingo, raffle. 215 W. Second St. http://www.gachaska.org

St. Hubert, Chanhassen — Taste of St. Hubert Harvest Festival: Sept. 30, 4–10:30 p.m. Food, Beer, Wine, the band Sonar, Kids Activities, Bingo, Raffle, Ministry, Hondo the Illusionist, and more! 8201 Main St. The festivities will kick-off with mass at 4:00 PM celebrated with Father Michael Schmitz. The festivities will begin in the front parking lot at 5:00 until 10:30 PM. http://www.sthubert.org/event-listings/taste-of-st-hubert-harvest-festival

October

St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church — Fall Festival: Oct. 1, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Bingo, Bottle Bonanza, Coin Toss, Kid’s games, Pull Tabs, Wheel & Special Raffles, $1,000 Cash Grand Prize Raffle, Bake Sale, Ethnic Foods, Divine Liturgy at 9:30 am. 2201 N.E. 3rd St., Minneapolis. http://www.stjohnsminneapolis.webs.com

St. Francis de Sales, St. Paul — Booya and Fall Fiesta: Oct. 1, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Games, food, live music, booya, gyros, hot dogs, tacos, pazole, atole. Bilingual Mass 10 a.m. Highland Park Pavilion, 1200 Montreal Ave. http://www.sf-sj.org

St. John the Evangelist, Little Canada — Fall Festival: Oct. 1, 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Hot dogs, hamburgers, beer and wine, margaritas, snack shack, children’s games, magician, music, drawings, wine toss, silent auction, fire truck. 380 Little Canada Road. http://www.stjohnoflc.org

St. Patrick, Shieldsville — Fall Festival: Oct. 1, 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 10 a.m. polka Mass followed by raffle, children’s games, bingo, meat raffle, beer garden, polka band, doughnuts, country store. 7525 Dodd Road. http://www.spshieldsville.org

St. Peter, Mendota — Fall Festival: Oct. 1, following 10 a.m. Mass. Pork dinner, children’s games, polka band, concessions, bingo, raffle, silent auction, country store. 1405 Highway 13. http://www.stpetersmendota.org

St. Charles Borromeo, St. Anthony — Fall Festival: Oct. 7. Food trucks, live music, games. 2739 Stinson Blvd. http://www.stchb.org

St. Thomas More, St. Paul — MoreFest: Oct. 7, 1–4 p.m. Carnival with food, games, beer and wine tent, face painting. 5:30 p.m. spaghetti dinner $5 person/$20 family. 1065 Summit Ave. http://www.morecommunity.org

Holy Name, Minneapolis — Fall Festival: Oct. 8, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Pancake breakfast 9 a.m.–noon. Eat Street 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Beer garden, pull tabs, raffle, silent auction, bingo, children’s carnival games, art activities, prizes, live music. 3637 11th Ave. S., Minneapolis. http://www.churchoftheholyname.org

St. Francis of Assisi, Lake St. Croix Beach — Feast Day Celebration: Oct. 8,10:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Mass followed by burgers, brats, bingo, cake walk, raffle. 16770 13th St. S. http://www.catholic-church.org/st-francis

St. Agnes, St. Paul — Parish Festival: Oct. 22, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Games, country store, beer garden, raffles, lots of camaraderie, foods. Booya eat-in or take out: $6 for 16 oz. Masses at 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon. 530 Lafond Ave. http://www.churchofsaintagnes.org

November

St Joseph, New Hope — Fall Festival: Nov. 11, 5–9:30 p.m. 4 p.m. polka Mass. Chicken dinner $10 adults/$6 ages 10 and under. Live music, raffle, silent auction, turkey bingo, children’s games, bake sale, wall of wine, concessions, cash bar. 8701 36th Ave. N. http://www.stjosephparish.com

St. Leonard of Port Maurice, Minneapolis — Breakfast and Christmas Faire: Nov. 26, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Holiday breakfast $8 adults/$6 ages 2-12/free under 2. Silent auction, crafts, bake sale, raffle. 3949 Clinton Ave. S. http://www.stleonardmn.org

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