Parish Festival Guide

Parish Festival Guide

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April

St. John the Baptist, Vermillion — Bingo Fun Day: April 7, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Bingo, children’s games, door prize, food. St. John’s School Community Room,111 West Main St. http://www.sjb-school.org.

St. Stephen, Anoka — Spring Festival of Flowers and Raffle: April 27, 5–9 p.m. 5 p.m. bilingual Mass followed by authentic Mexican food, folkloric dancing, Coney dogs with all the toppings, beverages, ice cream, raffle (grand prize: TORO zero-turn mower or $5,000 cash), DJ, children’s games, candy shoppe. 525 Jackson St. http://www.ststephenchurch.org.

St. Michael, Prior Lake — Aprilfest: April 27-28. 9 a.m.–11 p.m. April 27; 8:30 a.m.–noon April 28. April 27: 5K race, arts and crafts, bake sale, children’s games, food, bingo, raffle, silent auction, beer tent, live auction, chicken and ribs dinner, children’s dance party, Euchre tournament, live music. April 28: Mass, pancake breakfast, silent auction, bake sale, cash raffle. 16400 Duluth Ave. SE. http://www.stmichael-pl.org/aprilfest.

May

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Maplewood — Spring Festival: May 4, 10 a.m.­–9 p.m. 10 a.m. 5K walk/run, 10:30 a.m. Kiddie Land, silent auction, theme baskets, food booths, beer, pull tabs, books and media booth. 4 p.m. Mass. 5–7 p.m. Mexican dinner by Acapulco with margarita bar. 7:20 p.m. raffle drawing. 7:30–9 p.m. bingo. 1725 Kennard St. http://www.presentationofmary.org.

St. Mark, St. Paul — Parish Festival: May 17-18. 5–10 p.m. May 17; 11 a.m.–10 p.m. May 18. Live music and theater, street dance, children’s games and activities, country store, medallion hunt, silent auction, outdoor Mass, school gala, food, soft drinks, beer, wine. 2001 Dayton Ave. http://www.onestrongfamily.org/festival.

St. John Vianney, South St. Paul — Spring Festival: May 18th following 4 p.m. Mass. Taste of St. John Vianney, face painting, balloon animals, raffles, pull-tabs, bingo, bake sale, children’s games and more. 840-19th Ave. N., http://www.sjvssp.org.

St. Michael, Stillwater — Fun Fest: May 19, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Inflatables, petting zoo, pony rides, silent auction, cakewalk, games, bake sale, book and media booth, DJ, concessions. 611 Third St. S. http://www.stmichaelstillwater.org.

June

St. Pius X, White Bear Lake — St. Pius Xtravaganza: June 1, 5–9 p.m. Mass followed by catered dinner, outdoor cash bar, music, wine toss, raffle, live auction. 3878 Highland Ave. http://www.churchofstpiusx.org/events.

St. Mary, St. Paul — Taste of St. Mary’s: June 2, 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Ethnic food booths, bake sale, crafts, flea market, bingo. 261 8th St. E. http://www.stmarystpaul.org.

St. Mary, Le Center — Parish Festival: June 23, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Cash raffle, meat raffle, silent auction, bucket raffles, country store, children’s games, bingo, live music, beer garden, wall of wine, roast beef dinner served family style, outdoor food court. 10 a.m. polka Mass with music by the Wendinger Band. 165 N. Waterville Ave. http://www.stmarysthenry.org.

July

St. Columba, St. Paul — Fun Fest: July 12-14: 5–10 p.m. July 12; 3–10 p.m. July 13; 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m. July 14. Traditional Vietnamese food menu, Vietnamese live music, raffles. 1327 Lafond Ave. http://www.stcolumba.org.

St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano — Country Festival: July 21, 11 a.m.–2:30 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.

St. Patrick, Cedar Lake Township — Parish Festival: July 21, 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 3 and under. 24425 Old Highway 13. http://www.stpandc.mn.org.

St. Adalbert, St. Paul — Summer Festival: July 26-28: 4–10 p.m. July 26; noon–10 p.m. July 27; 11:30 a.m.– 6 p.m. July 28. Traditional Vietnamese food, live Vietnamese music, raffles. Mass 4:30 p.m. July 27; 10 a.m. July 28. 265 Charles Ave. http://www.stadalbertchurch.org.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Minneapolis — Lourdes Block Party: July 27. 5 p.m. Mass followed by live music, food, raffle, children’s activities, Minneapolis Aquatennial fireworks viewing. 1 Lourdes Place. http://www.lourdesmpls.org.

August

Immaculate Conception, Columbia Heights — IC Summer Jam: Aug. 1-4. 5–10 p.m. Aug. 1; 5–10:30 p.m. Aug. 2; 2–10:30 p.m. Aug. 3; 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Aug. 1: Free Fallin (Tom Petty tribute band) and Madd Company (Bad Company tribute band). Aug. 2: SFO (Journey tribute band) and Heartless (Heart tribute band); MSMA car show. Aug. 3: The Crown Jewels (Queen tribute band) and Rubber Soul (Beatles tribute band). Aug. 4: Transit Authority (Chicago tribute band), Show ‘n Shine car show. Daily: food, raffle, pull tabs, beer and wine tent. Aug. 2-4: bingo, children’s games, inflatables, bake shop, silent auction. 4030 Jackson St. NE. http://www.parish.iccsonline.org/summer-jam.

St. Raphael, Crystal — Parish Festival: Aug. 2-3. 5–10 p.m. Aug. 2; 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Aug. 3. Softball tournament, roast beef dinner, food concessions, live entertainment, raffles, games, silent auction, bingo, pull tabs. 7301 Bass Lake Road. http://www.straphaelcrystal.org.

St. John Neumann, Eagan — Summer Sizzle: Aug. 3-4. 5–9 p.m. Aug. 3; 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 4. Mass, food, beer, wine, raffle, silent auction, bingo, entertainment, children’s games, inflatables. 4030 Pilot Knob Road. http://www.sjn.org.

Immaculate Conception, Lonsdale — Parish Bazaar: Aug. 4, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. 10 a.m. Mass followed by food concessions, children’s games, bake sale featuring Czech specialties, country market, live entertainment, bingo, book of prizes. 116 Alabama St. SE. http://www.churchoftheimmaculateconception.net.

Nativity, Cleveland — Aug. 4, 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 5 and under. 200 W. Main St. http://www.maryschurches.com.

St. John the Baptist, Dayton — Parish Festival: Aug. 4, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Chicken dinner 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., raffles, silent auction, wall of wine, flea market, country store. 18380 Columbus St. http://www.sjbdayton.org.

St. Gerard Majella, Brooklyn Park — Corn Fest: Aug. 9-10. 6–11 p.m. Aug. 9; 5–11 p.m. Aug. 10. Inflatables, carnival games, bingo, basket auction, grand raffle, pull tabs, live entertainment, food booths, wall of wine, beer. Outdoor Mass 4 p.m. Aug. 10. 9600 Regent Ave N. http://www.st-gerard.org.

St. Joseph of the Lakes, Lino Lakes — Summer Festival: Aug. 10-11. Aug. 10: 8 a.m. 5K race. 5 p.m. outdoor Mass under the big tent followed by 6–10 p.m. pork dinner, concessions, beer garden, games, live band, fireworks. Aug. 11: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. silent auction, bingo, games, inflatables, car show, live music, beer garden, cakewalk, raffles, chicken dinner. 171 Elm St. http://www.mystjoes.org.

St. George, Long Lake — Corn Days Festival: Aug. 10-11. 1–11 p.m. Aug. 10; noon–5 p.m. Aug. 11. Roasted corn, live music, beer tent, children/teen games and activities, inflatables, petting zoo, pony rides, climbing wall, silent auction, super raffle, food, craft and merchandise vendors. Aug. 10: fiesta dinner; Aug. 11: pancake breakfast, Long Lake Area Chamber of Commerce parade and 5K, Fun Run, FitHaus Shortcut. 133 Brown Road N. http://www.corndays.com.

St. Wenceslaus, New Prague — Parish Festival: Aug. 10-11. 4:30–7 p.m. Aug. 10; 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Aug. 11. Children’s games, raffles, beer garden, live music, bingo, country store, baking sweet shop. Chicken dinner 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Aug. 11. Polka Masses: 5 p.m. Aug. 10; 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 11. 215 Main St. http://www.npcatholic.org.

Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis — Basilica Day: Aug. 11 following 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Masses. Ice cream social celebrating the Basilica’s solemn dedication. 88 17th St. N. http://www.mary.org.

Sts. Joachim and Anne, Shakopee — Two parish festivals unite as JACS JAM: Aug. 16-18 (previously Julifest and Marystown). Aug. 16: food, drinks, Latino music. Aug. 17: 5K morning run/walk, 4 p.m. outdoor polka Mass, 5–11 p.m. live bands, food and beverage stands, raffles, silent auction, country store, bake sale, bingo, pull tabs, wall of wine, games including famous “Chicken Plop.” Aug. 18: 9 a.m. Mass, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. all festivities and Sunday-only events including smorgasbord dinner, family entertainment, afternoon Czech concertina band. St. Mary of the Purification campus, 15850 Marystown Road, Shakopee. http://www.ssjacs.org.

St. Mary of the Lake, White Bear Lake — Summerfest: Aug. 17, 6–10 p.m. 10th annual Summerfest concert, fresh food, soft drinks, crafts, beer, wine. Under the big top: The Elements followed by The Good, the Bad and the Funky. 4690 Bald Eagle Ave. http://www.stmarys-wbl.org.

Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Minneapolis — Parish Festival: August 17–18. Sat. 10 a.m.–9 p.m. and Sun. 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Soccer Tournament, Volleyball Tournament, Ecuadorian Food, Kids Games, and Beer Wagon, Ice Cream and Traditional Dance Performance. Big Raffle, Big Wheel, Hispanic Food. Raffle with $1,400 in prize money. 1315 Second St. N.E.

Most Holy Trinity, Veseli — Ho-Down: Aug. 18, 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. 18, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Silent auction, raffles, pull tabs, children’s games, bingo, country store, cake walk. Chicken dinner includes corn on the cob, mashed potatoes, dressing, cucumbers, tomatoes, rolls, homemade pie. 6995 Centerville Road. http://www.stgens.org.

St. Joseph, West St. Paul — Old Time Picnic and Corn Feed: Aug. 18, noon–4 p.m. Free roasted sweet corn, games, music. 1154 Seminole Ave. http://www.churchofstjoseph.org.

St. Thomas the Apostle, Corcoran — Parish Festival: Aug. 18, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Turkey dinner, music, bingo, farmers market, children’s games, bake sale. 20000 County Road 10. http://www.saintsppta.org.

Blessed Sacrament, St. Paul — Fun Fest: Aug.18-19. 3–9 p.m. Aug. 18; 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Aug. 19: Aug. 18: 3–6 p.m. classic car show, 5–7 p.m. Deacon Fred’s Famous Spaghetti Dinner, 5–9 p.m. music and dancing with Buster Phelan under the big tent. Aug. 19: Banda Poderosa Mariachi, Dominican dancers, ethnic food fair, pulled pork sandwiches, silent auction, children’s games, take-a-chance, pie. 2119 Stillwater Ave. http://www.blessedsacramentsp.org.

St. Michael, Pine Island — Fall Festival: Aug. 24-25. Aug. 24: tractor pull, arts and crafts vendors, country store, raffle, concessions. Aug. 25: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. roast beef dinner: $11 adults, $5 ages 6-12, free 5 and under. Silent auction. 451 Fifth St. SW. http://www.stpaulstmichael.com.

St. Anne, Hamel — Parish Festival: Aug. 25, 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Chicken dinner, silent auction, grand raffle, bingo, cribbage tournament, children’s games, outdoor food, country store. 200 Hamel Road. http://www.saintannehamel.org.

St. Luke, Clearwater — Parish Festival: Aug. 25, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. pork chop dinner, games, food, beverages, quilt raffle, cash raffle, silent auction, quilt auction, bingo. 17545 Huber Ave. NW. http://www.churchofstlukes.com.

St. Mathias, Hampton — Fun Fest: Aug. 25, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 10 a.m. polka Mass; 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. 23315 Northfield Blvd. http://www.stmathias.com.

St. Bridget of Sweden, Lindstrom — St. Bridget’s Block Party: Aug. 31, 6–11 p.m. Turkey dinner, concessions, beer tent, children’s games, silent auction, live music, dance. 13060 Lake Blvd. http://www.stbridgetofsweden.org.

September

St. Bonaventure, Bloomington — St. Boni’s Fall Festival, Sept. 6-7. 4:30–7 p.m. Sept. 6: broasted chicken dinner. Sept. 7: 10 a.m. parade followed by free entertainment, food including premier pork chops and State Fair Pronto Pups. Children’s games and rides, bingo, raffles, craft booth, beverages, car show with 200+ cars. 901 E. 90th St. http://www.saintbonaventure.org.

Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Paul — Summer Festival: Sept. 6-7. 6:30–11 p.m. Sept 6; 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Sept 7. Children’s games, food vendors, live entertainment, dancers, music groups, book store. 401 Concord St. http://www.olgcatholic.org.

St. Gabriel, Hopkins — Fall Festival: Sept. 6-7. 5–10 p.m. Sept. 6; 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Sept. 7. Sept. 6: concessions, Hispanic food, hamburgers and brats, children’s games, inflatables, live music. Sept. 7: garage sale, concessions, Hispanic food, hamburgers and brats, children’s games, inflatables, live music, 4:30 p.m. Mass, 8 p.m. raffle. St. John campus, 6 Interlachen Road. http://www.stgabrielhopkins.org.

Holy Family Maronite, Mendota Heights — Fall Festival: Sept. 6-8. Sept 6: 5–6:30 p.m. food available, 6:30–10 p.m. bingo. Sept. 7: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. craft sale, bake sale, silent auction, 4 p.m. Liturgy. 5–8 p.m. Messa Plate Evening: Lebanese cuisine, coffee, desserts, games, silent auction, music. Sept. 8: 10-11 a.m. Liturgy, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. festival serving Lebanese sandwiches, kebobs, desserts, beverages. Games, silent auction, raffle drawing, music. 1960 Lexington Ave. S. http://www.holyfamilymaronitechurch.org.

St. Patrick, Oak Grove — CountryFest: Sept. 6-8. 8–11 p.m. Sept. 6; 10 a.m.–midnight Sept. 7; 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 8. Sept. 6: youth block party. Sept. 7: 5K, games, inflatables, food and drinks, pull tabs, barbecue RibFest contest, live band, fireworks. Sept. 8: classic car show, food and drinks, games, quilt auction, silent auction, raffle drawing. 19921 Nightingale St. NW. http://www.st-patricks.org/countryfest.

St. Mary, Stillwater — 5th Annual GermanFest Sept. 6 and 50th Annual Wild Rice Festival Sept. 8. Sept 6: 5–10 p.m. German Fest with live polka music, dancing, German food and beer, games of skill. Sept. 8: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Wild Rice Festival with silent auction, children’s 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. Timothy, Blaine — Carnival: Sept. 6-8 Inflatables including a climbing wall. Games for children, teens, adults raffle for cash and prize. Roast beef dinner. Special chuck a puck for Twins championship seat tickets. 707 89th Ave. N.E. http://www.ChurchofStTimothy.com.

Holy Family, St. Louis Park — Fall Festival: Sept. 7, noon–10 p.m. Food, chicken dinner, beer garden, live band, outdoor games, dancing, silent auction. 5900 West Lake St. http://www.hfcmn.org.

St. Jude of the Lake, Mahtomedi — Cornfest: Sept. 7, 3–10 p.m. Band, sweet corn, food tent, bingo, brown bag auctions, silent auctions, bake sale, raffles, inflatables, games, Gaga Ball Pit. 700 Mahtomedi Ave. http://www.stjudeofthelake.org.

St. Mary, Waverly — Fall Festival: Sept. 7-8. 4–10 p.m. Sept 7; 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Sept. 8. Sept. 7: 4 p.m. Polka mass, pork chop dinner, raffles, booths, Rob Cerar polka band. Sept 8: Masses 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. followed by brunch, food tent, raffles, booths. 607 Maple Ave. http://www.stmarys-waverly.net.

St. Odilia, Shoreview — Fall Festival: Sept. 7-8. Games, food, quilt raffle, silent auction, live music all weekend. 3-10 p.m. Sept. 7: farmers market, book sales, games, live auction 6 p.m. Noon-4 p.m. Sept. 8 Bingo. 5 p.m. Mass with festival choir Sept 7. 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Mass with festival choir Sept 8. Other Masses 7:30 a.m.; 12:45 p.m. (Spanish); 6:00 p.m. Sept 8. 3459 Victoria St. N. http://www.stodilia.org

Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis — Fall Festival: Sept. 8 following 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Masses. Food and games for all ages. 88 17th St. N. http://www.mary.org.

Sacred Heart, St. Paul — Kermesse del Sagrado Corazon Fall Festival — Sept. 8, 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 840 Sixth St. E. 651-776-2741.

St. Maximilian Kolbe, Delano — Harvest Festival: Sept. 8, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. $5 raffle for cash prizes, children’s games, inflatables, bingo, cake walk, wine wheel, country store, silent auction, DJ, burgers, brats, hot dogs, ice cream, cheese curds, popcorn, beer, wine, soda. Turkey dinner: $12 ages 12 and older, $6 ages 5-11, free 4 and under. Includes turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, corn, roll, homemade bars, coffee, milk. St. Peter Church, 217 S. Second St. http://www.delanocatholic.com.

St. Stanislaus, St. Paul — Fall Festival: Sept. 8, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Bingo, wheel of fortune, mini golf, Miss Ringy Dingy the clown, children’s store, games, live music, beer, hot dogs, slide, white elephant garage sale, variety booth, silent auction, jar bar, bakery, lottery tickets. Turkey dinner with all the trimmings: $12 adults; $6 children under 12. 398 Superior St. http://www.ststans.org

Holy Cross, Minneapolis — SeptemberFest – Sept. 13-15. 5-10 p.m. Sept. 13 Ben Noble followed by ROMANTICA. 5-10 p.m. Sept. 14 PopBANG! and Polish Food. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 15 Pancakes by Ideal Diner, Eggs & Sausage Breakfast (9 a.m.-noon), KidsZone & Polka Music. Great food, live music, beer garden, wine toss, pull tabs & theme baskets. The rummage sale is back! 1630 4th St NE. https://www.ourholycross.org/septemberfest.

Guardian Angels, Oakdale — Fall Festival: Sept. 13-15. Games, dinners, raffles, book and craft sale, silent auction, bingo, inflatables, fireworks. 8260 Fourth St. N. http://www.guardian-angels.org.

St. Rita, Cottage Grove — Fall Festival: Sept. 13-15 Saturday Polka Mass, pig roast & live entertainment. Sunday breakfast, carnival rides, food trucks, ministry fair, bingo, fun run/walk, silent auction, farmers’ market, beer garden, raffles, bean bag challenge. 8694 80th St. S. http://www.saintritas.org.

Sacred Heart, Robbinsdale ­— Fall Fun Fest: Sept. 14, noon–11 p.m. Cornhole (bags) tournament, designer purse bingo, entertainment, food concessions, beer tent, games, silent auction, 7–11 p.m. live music with Boogie Wonderland. http://www.shrmn.org.

St. Mary, St. Paul — Fiesta Dinner and Dance: Sept. 14, 6–9 p.m. Authentic Mexican dinner: $25 couple, $15 adult, $7 ages 6-12. 261 Eighth St. E. http://www.stmarystpaul.org.

St. Patrick, Inver Grove Heights — Fall Festival: Sept. 14-15. 5–8 p.m. Sept. 14; 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept 15. Food, silent auction, bingo, pull tabs. Sept. 14 taco dinner. Sept. 15 pork dinner, 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. John the Baptist, Jordan — Fall Festival: Sept. 15, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.  Chicken and ham dinner, Polka Mass with Wendinger Band at 10 a.m., marketplace, sports lounge, giant quilt auction at 3:30 p.m., outdoor food stand, games for adults and kids, and more. 313 E. Second St., Jordan. http://sjbjordan.org.

Immaculate Conception of Marysburg, Madison Lake — Fall Festival: Sept. 15, 10:30 a.m. Outdoor Mass followed by live music, beer garden, farmers market, silent auction, games until 2 p.m., hot dog stand, root beer floats. Ham dinner: $11 adults, $5 ages 6-12, $30 family. 27528 Patrick St. http://www.maryschurches.com.

Immaculate Conception, Watertown — Fall Festival: Sept. 15. 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Home-style turkey dinner. $11 adults, $6 ages 12 and under, $11 take-out. Concessions, silent auction, games, bingo, cash/quilt raffle, country store, cork pull and a band. 109 Angel Ave NW. http://www.iccwatertown.org.

St. Albert, Albertville — Fall Festival: Sept. 15, 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Chicken dinner, live music, children’s games, inflatables, cake walk, country store, raffle, bingo, theme baskets, silent auction, split the pot, wall of wine. 11400 57th St. NE. http://www.churchofstalbert.org.

St. Jerome, Maplewood — Fall Festival, Booya and Car Show: Sept. 15, 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Bingo, children’s games, cherry tree, 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. 380 Roselawn Ave. E. http://www.stjerome-church.org.

St. Margaret Mary, Golden Valley — Fall Festival: Sept. 15, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 10 a.m. outdoor Mass, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. sit-down dinner, entertainment, food, games, silent auction, raffle. 2323 Zenith Ave. N. http://www.smm-gv.org.

St. Mary of the Lake, White Bear Lake — Fall Festival: Sept. 15. 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Live and silent auction, boutique, bakery, general store, jewelry sale, games, raffles, bingo, concessions. Turkey dinner: $10 adults, $5 children. 4690 Bald Eagle Ave. http://www.stmarys-wbl.org.

St. Pius V, Cannon Falls — Hometown Market and Fall Festival: Sept. 15, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Mass 10 a.m. Dinner: $11 adults, $5 ages 5 and under. Live and silent auction, children’s games, concessions, raffle, bingo, country store. Artists, crafters and vendors. 410 Colvill St. W. http://www.stpiusvcf.org.

St. Ambrose, Woodbury — SAWFest: Sept. 20-21. 5:30–10 p.m. Sept. 20; 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Sept. 21. Carnival, games, food, live entertainment, silent auction, raffle, country store. Live entertainment: 6–10 p.m. Sept. 20 with Buck Tucker; 6–10 p.m. Sept 21 with Boogie Wonderland. 4125 Woodbury Drive. http://www.saintambroseofwoodbury.org.

Annunciation, Minneapolis — September Fest: Sept. 20-22. 6–9 p.m. Sept. 20; noon–9 p.m. Sept. 21; 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Pie and ice cream shop, Candyland, food tent, wine booth, beer garden, carnival rides, games, whiffle ball tournament, raffle, silent auction. http://www.annunciationmsp.org/church/septemberfest.

Our Lady of the Lake, Mound — Incredible Festival: Sept. 20-22. 5–10 p.m. Sept. 20; 11 a.m.–11 p.m. Sept. 21; 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 22. Sept. 20-21 evenings: live cover bands. Sept. 22: Dave Waller band Higher Call. Carnival, concessions, bean bag tournament, cash raffle, silent auction. 2385 Commerce Blvd. http://www.ourladyofthelake.com.

Divine Mercy, Faribault — Spirit Fest: Sept. 21-22. Children’s games, raffles, beer garden, Mass with polka music, mariachi band, authentic Mexican food, outdoor entertainment. $12 open-pit grilled chicken and ham dinner. 139 Mercy Drive. http://www.divinemercy.cc/spiritfest.

St. Maron Maronite, Minneapolis — Lebanese Festival: Sept. 21-22. 1–8 p.m. Sept. 21; 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Sept. 22. Authentic Lebanese cuisine, beer, wine, raffle, silent auction, country store, gift shop, games, Cedars Dabke Dance Group, live music. 602 University Ave NE. http://www.stmaron.com.

St. Peter, North St. Paul — Fall Festival Sept. 21-22. 5–9 p.m. Sept. 21: Gulden’s broasted chicken dinner, silent auction, games, boutique, food truck, raffles, beer garden, SongBlast Dueling Guitar show. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept 22: pancake breakfast, bingo, games, inflatables, boutique, silent auction, cornhole tournament, food truck, beer garden, community entertainment and grand prize raffle drawing. 2600 N. Margaret St. http://www.churchofstpeternsp.org.

St. Peter, Forest Lake — Fall Festival: Sept. 21-22. Talent show, casino night, silent auction, food, raffles, live music, carnival games. Turkey and Pork Dinner, $10/adults; $6 ages 5-10, free 4 and under. 1250 S. Shore Drive. http://www.stpeterfl.org/fall-festival.

St. Timothy, Maple Lake — Fall Festival: Sept. 21-22. New this year is a pizza party after Saturday Mass starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday: Brunch 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Live Music by Carver Creek Bluegrass 11 a.m.–1 p.m., and Country Function 1 p.m.–3 p.m. $4000 in cash prizes, Beer Garden and burgers, Bingo, Meat Raffle, Kids Games, Pull Tabs, Cake Walk, and more. 215 Division St. https://churchofsttimothy.org.

Mary Queen of Peace, Rogers — Fall Festival: Sept. 22, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Bingo, children’s activities, chicken dinner, farmers market, beer garden. 21304 Church Ave. http://www.mqpcatholic.org.

Most Holy Redeemer, Montgomery — Fall Festival: Sept. 22, 11 a.m.– 4 p.m. 10 a.m. Polka Mass, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. homestyle chicken and ham dinner (dine-in or takeout). Farmers market, homemade quilts and candies, crafts and silent auction, beer garden, bingo, children’s games, cake walk, raffle, music, entertainment. 206 W. Vine Ave.
http://www.hredeemerparish.org.

St. Pascal Baylon, St. Paul — Fall Festival: Sept. 22, 11:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Sweepstakes with $1,500 first prize, theme basket raffle, food, beverages, children’s games, craft room, pie and coffee room, spaghetti and meatballls dinner. http://www.stpascalbaylon.com.

St. John the Baptist, New Brighton — Fall Fest and Booya: Sept. 27-29. 5–10 p.m. Sept. 27; 2–10 p.m. Sept. 28; 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Sept. 29. Sept. 27: pig roast, 7 p.m. band. Sept. 28: GB Leighton at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks. Sept. 29: Booya. Inflatables for all ages, raffles, food, bingo, designer purse bingo, market fair, car show, polka Mass. 835 Second Ave. NW. http://www.stjohnnb.com.

Guardian Angels, Chaska — Fall Festival: Sept. 28, 2 p.m.–8 p.m. Concessions, car show, music, karaoke from the 1950s-70s, children’s games, bingo, raffle. 215 W. Second St. http://www.gachaska.org.

St. John the Evangelist, Little Canada — Fall Festival: Sept. 28-29. 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 29. $5,000 grand raffle, cash hat, pull tabs, music, marathon, grilled food and Sunday dinner, beer,
wine and margaritas, inflatables, games, tournaments. 380 Little Canada Road. http://www.sjolc.org.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Minneapolis — Walk with Our Lady Fall Festival: Sept. 29, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. 10 a.m. Mass; 11:15 a.m. neighborhood Marian procession with rosary for the intercession and protection for Church and community; noon–3 p.m. spaghetti and meatball dinner: $12.50 adults, $6 ages 3-10. Takeout available. Noon–3:30 p.m. silent auction, root beer garden, ice cream sundae bar, children’s games, raffles, wine grab, entertainment. 701 Fillmore St. NE. http://www.olmcmpls.org.

St. Albert the Great, Minneapolis — Fall Festival: Sept. 29, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.  Classic Fall Festival with a full Roast Beef Dinner, including beverages and dessert for just $14 for adults; $7 for ages 6-12. Kids 5 and under eat free. BINGO from noon–4 p.m. Festival fun includes Urban Growler beer, booths, raffles. Teddy Bear Band & Bouncy house in gym for kids. 3200 E. 29th St., Minneapolis. http://www.saintalbertthegreat.org.

St. John the Baptist, Vermillion — Festival: Sept. 29, 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, brats, hot dogs, pizza. 10 a.m. children’s Mass. 111 Main St. W. http://www.stjohns-vermillion.com.

St. Gregory the Great, North Branch — Booya and Fall Festival: Sept. 29, 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Booya, hot dogs, sloppy joes and more. Silent auction, variety booths, cash prize raffle, games for adults and kids. 38725 Forest Blvd, North Branch http://stgregorynb.org.

October

St. Joseph, Rosemount — Harvest Festival: Oct. 4-5. Oct. 4: 6–9 p.m. homemade pretzels, beer, brats and sauerkraut, Jolly Zuks Polka Band, bingo, crafters, St. Joe’s Boutique, children’s games, raffles. Oct. 5: 5 p.m. Mass followed by annual chicken dinner. 13900 Biscayne Ave. W. http://www.stjosephcommunity.org.

St. Peter, Mendota — Fall Festival: Oct. 5-6. Oct. 5: 4 p.m. Mass followed by live music and pork dinner. Oct. 6: 10 a.m. Mass, 11 a.m–3 p.m. concessions, live music, bingo, silent auction, children’s games (11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.), country store, raffle. 1405 Highway 13. http://www.stpetersmendota.org

St. Francis de Sales, St. Paul — Booya and Fall Fiesta: Oct. 6, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Games, live music, food including booya, beef sandwiches, hot dogs, tacos, pazole, atole. 10 a.m. bilingual Mass. Highland Park Pavilion. 1200 Montreal Ave. http://www.sf-sj.org.

St. John the Baptist Byzantine, Minneapolis — Fall Festival: Oct. 6, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Bingo, bottle bonanza, coin toss, children’s games, pull tabs, wheel and special raffles, $1,000 cash grand prize raffle, bake sale, ethnic foods.
9:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy. 2201 Third St. NE. http://www.stjohnsminneapolis.webs.com.

St. Patrick, Shieldsville — Fall Festival: Oct. 8, 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 10 a.m. polka Mass with Nathan Newman followed by pork dinner with all the trimmings, raffle, silent auction, bingo, meat raffle, beer garden, polka music, doughnuts, country store, free children’s activities. Parking with shuttles, handicap accessible. 7525 Dodd Road, Faribault. http://www.spshieldsville.org.

St. Boniface German dinner and silent auction — Fall Festival: Oct. 13, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at St. Boniface, 629 Second St. NE, Minneapolis. 10 a.m. Polka Mass preceding, featuring the Rod Cerar Orchestra who will also perform for dinner dancing. Menu includes roast pork, potato dumplings, sauerkraut, red cabbage, and dessert. Silent auction. Cost $13/adults or 2 for $25, $5/children 12 and under. 612-379-2761. stbonifacempls.org.

Holy Name, Minneapolis — Fall Festival: Oct. 13, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 9 a.m.–noon pancake breakfast, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Eat Street, beer garden, pull tabs, raffle, silent auction, bingo, children’s carnival games, art activities, prizes, live music. 3637 11th Ave. S. http://www.churchoftheholyname.org.

St. Mary, St. Paul — Fall Booya Festival: Oct. 13, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Raffle, silent auction, games, flea market. Booya: $6 bowl, $15 quart. 261 8th St. E. http://www.stmarystpaul.org. 651-222-2619.

Saint Agnes, St. Paul — Fall Festival: Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m. The Saint Agnes fall festival will include our famous booya, as well as multiple other food options: a German pub, a turkey dinner, and more! There will also be kids games, pull tabs, and other entertainment. 535 Thomas Ave. W., St. Paul.

November

St. Richard, Richfield — Fall Festival, Nov. 9-10. 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Nov. 9 includes spaghetti dinner and bingo. 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Nov. 10, pancake breakfast. 7540 Penn Ave. S. http://www.strichards.com/fallfestival.

St. Leonard of Port Maurice, Minneapolis — Breakfast and Christmas Faire: Nov. 24, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $10 egg bake breakfast, silent auction, raffle, craft tables, bake sale. 10 a.m. Mass. 3953 Clinton Ave. S. http://www.stleonardmn.org.

Photos by Dave Hrbacek / The Catholic Spirit