Parish festivals

| September 5, 2014 | 3 Comments




Fall festival at St. Patrick, Inver Grove Heights — September 11 to 14: Begins Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. with a rummage sale at 3535 72nd St. (sale continues Friday and Saturday). Festival activities continue Saturday with a golf tournament and Mass at 4 p.m. followed by a taco dinner, live auction and games. Activities continue Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and include a food court featuring a roast pork dinner, pasta bar and more, a country store, games and a cash raffle. Classic car show Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

Autumn Daze Festival at the Church of St. Helena, Minneapolis — September 12 to 14: Friday 6 to10 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Friday, a parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, live entertainment, rides, silent auction with gift baskets, bingo for cash and 50 homemade quilts, children’s games, and games of skill, food (including a fish fry on Friday night), and more. Located at 3204 East 43rd St. For information, call (612) 729-7344 or visit

County Fair at Nativity of Our Lord, St. Paul — September 12 to 14: 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at 1900 Stanford Ave. Activities include rides, kids games, food, beverages, Art Market, creative activities,live and silent auctions, Fun Run, raffle, bingo and ongoing entertainment.

Fall festival at St. Michael, St. Michael —  September 13 and 14: Polka Mass at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the historic church at 19 Main St. N. Followed by a German Bierstube dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with polka band and beer garden until 8 p.m. at 11300 Frankfort Parkway N.E. Sunday begins at 11 a.m. and ends with the main raffle drawing at 5 p.m. Features a chicken dinner, raffle with $10,000 grand prize, bingo, silent auction, kids’ games with inflatables and petting zoo, refreshments and more.

Fall festival at  Immaculate Conception of  Marysburg, Madison Lake — September 14: Outdoor Mass at 10:30 a.m. followed by live music, a full menu and lots of activities. Located 2.5 miles north of Madison Lake on County Road 26. Visit for information.

Fall festival at St. Michael, Farmington — September 20 and 21: Saturday 5:30 to 9 p.m. and  Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 22120 Denmark Ave. Saturday’s activities include supper (must buy ticket), bingo and hayrides. Sunday’s activities include food trailers, children’s games, bingo, bake sale and silent auction.

Annual community festival at St. Peter, Forest Lake — September 20 and 21: Saturday features games, concessions, a country store, craft booth, beer garden wine toss and more. Family dance with the White Sidewalls followed by fireworks in the evening. Grilled pork and turkey dinner Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. along with activities continued from Saturday.

Parish festival at St. Rita’s, Cottage Grove — September 20 and 21: Begins Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:30  p.m. with a garage sale, followed by a catered chicken dinner from Mike Ptacek of Prescott, Wis. Take-out is available. Polka Mass at 5 p.m. with country store, bingo, silent auction following. Continues Sunday at 11:30 a.m. with country store, funnel cakes, farmers market, kids games, live auction starting at 1 p.m. Located at 8694 80th St. (651) 459-4596.

Fall Festival at St. John the Baptist, Jordan — Sept. 20 and 21: Opens with 5 p.m. Mass Saturday, followed by food, live music, and a Euchre and Sheepshead card tournament at 210 Broadway. Continues Sunday with a country store, jewelry booth, raffles, silent auction, and kids’ fun land open at 9 a.m.; Polka Mass at 10 a.m. with the Wendinger Band; home cooked chicken and bone-in ham dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; adults $12; children 12 and under $6; live music on the grounds; spectacular quilt auction at 3:30 p.m. Visit for information.

Hilltop AutumnFest at All Saints, Lakeville – September 21: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 19795 Holyoke Ave. Activities include games for all ages, music, bingo, cakewalk, country store and concessions, including the legendary Taco Tom. Call (952) 469-4481 for information.

Fall festival at St. Canice, Kilkenny — September 21: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 183 Maple St. W. Features a chicken and ham dinner, country store, children’s games, live music and bingo.

Fall festival at Sacred Heart, Rush City — September 21: Mass at 9 a.m. followed by a chicken dinner served from 10:30 a.m. to
3 p.m., games, live music and more.

Fall festival at St. Pius V, Cannon Falls — September 21: Polka Mass at 10 a.m. at 410 Colville St. W. An outdoor hog roast will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also features live music from noon to 2:30 p.m., bingo, country store and more.

Fall festival at St. Peter, North St. Paul — September 27 and 28: Begins with Mass at 4 p.m. Saturday at 2600 N. Margaret St. Entertainment and a broasted chicken dinner follow Mass. Continues Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a silent auction, craft boutique, games and food. For information, visit

Fall festival at St. Pascal, Baylon, St. Paul — September 28: Noon to 5 p.m. at 1757 Conway St. Event includes a spaghetti dinner, bingo, cake walk, beer, tacos and more.

Fall festival at Most Holy Redeemer, Montgomery — September 28: Chicken dinner served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 206 Vine Ave. W. Also features live music, bingo, raffle, farmer’s market, craft sale, quilt raffle, kid’s games, silent auction, candy sale, beer garden and food stands.


Annual Booya and Fall Fiesta at St. Francis de Sales, St. Paul — October 5: Bilingual Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Highland Park Pavilion. Booya and variety of American and Latino food served starting at 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. (or until sold out). Other activities include games for adults and children and performance by the St. Paul Police Band at
1 p.m.

Fall Festival at Holy Name, Minneapolis —  October 12: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 3637 11th Ave. S. Features a pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon, Eat Street and beer garden from noon to 4 p.m., kids games, silent auction, raffle and more.


NovemberFest at St. Richard, Richfield — November 8 and 9: Begins Saturday with a craft sale with dozens of vendors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 7540 Penn Ave. S. Mass at 5 p.m. followed by a spaghetti dinner and bingo in the social hall, with beer available for purchase. Pancake breakfast Sunday morning with the silent auction and other activities until 2 p.m.


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