EXCELSIOR APPLE DAY

A lakeside festival with an old-fashioned street dance music by Hardwood 4. Cooks and eaters compete in the Apple Pie Baking and eating contests. The event also features a vendor street fair, beer and wine garden and kids activity area. (9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat. Free. Water Street, downtown Excelsior. www.excelsior-lakeminnetonkachamber.com/apple-day.html.)

 

LONE OAK DAYS

Autumn-themed activities include a garden harvest, corn husking, plowing and rope making. Visit with barnyard animals and learn a few facts about honeybees. Live entertainment by the Eagan Men’s Chorus and Eagan Women of Note. (11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. Holz Farm, 4665 Manor Dr., Eagan. www.cityofeagan.com/index.php/parks/holz-farm.)

MELISSA WALKER