Celebrate the harvest by learning how to cook and preserve nature's bounty. Watch the skills of border collies during stock dog trials. Enjoy the fall colors on a wagon ride and see a llama show. Tour the gardens and orchard. (9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next Sun. $5. Gale Woods Farm, 7210 W. County Road 110, Minnetrista. www.threerivers parkdistrict.org.)
How do you prefer your scarecrow? Whether it be frightening or funny, there's a wide variety at this annual event. Ride a pony or a camel and jump into a giant haystack. Also live entertainment and other family activities. (10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, Sat.-next Sun. $5. Emma Krumbee's Orchard and Farm, 501 E. South St., Belle Plaine. 952-873-3006. www.emmakrumbees.com.)
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