ANDOVER FAMILY FUN FEST: Craft show, parade and family entertainment. July 10-11. Andover City Hall, 1685 Crosstown Blvd. NW. www.andovermn.gov/252/Andover-Family-Fun-Fest.
ANOKA RIVERFEST AND CRAFT FAIR: More than 140 juried crafters and artisans display and sell their wares. Also: live music, food vendors, family activities and boat rides. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 11. Downtown Anoka. www.anokariverfest.com.
ANOKA COUNTY FAIR: Midway, live music, 4-H demonstrations and more. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 21-25; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 26. $4-$9. Anoka County Fairgrounds, 3203 NW. St. Francis Blvd. 763-427-4070. www.anokacountyfair.com.
BLAINE FOOD TRUCK FAIR: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. June 20. National Sports Center, 1700 NE. 105th Av. www.mnfoodtruckfair.com/blaine/.
BLAINE FESTIVAL: Demonstrations, seminars craft show and vendor fair, entertainment and family activities. 5 p.m.-midnight June 26; 10 a.m.-midnight June 27; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 28. Free. Aquatore Park, 9191 NE. Lincoln St. www.blainefestival.org.
EARLE BROWN DAYS: Parade, golf tournament, kids’ fishing contest and family activities. 6:30 p.m. June 25; 9 a.m. June 26; 10 a.m. June 27. Fireworks at 10 p.m. June 27. Centennial Park, 6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy. 763-569-3400. www.cityofbrooklyncenter.org/index.aspx?nid=104.
TATER DAZE: Talent contest, kiddie parade, dress-the-spud potato-decorating contest and more. 5-10 p.m. June 18; 5-11 p.m. June 19; noon-5 p.m. June 21. Noble Sports Park, 4701 97th Av. www.brooklynpark.org/tater-daze.
FATHER HENNEPIN FESTIVAL: Medallion hunt, airplane show, ice cream social and more. Fireworks at 10:15 p.m. June 13. June 12-14. Free. Mississippi Point Park, 651 West River Rd. www.fatherhennepinfestival.com.
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS JAMBOREE: Carnival, beer garden, puppet show and live entertainment. June 24-28. Huset Park, 3965 Jefferson St. www.ci.columbia-heights.mn.us.
COON RAPIDS 4TH OF JULY: Parade, carnival, bingo and more. Fireworks at 10 p.m. July 4. 8 a.m. July 2-4. Grounds of Coon Rapids Ice Center, 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd. (new location this year) www.coonrapidslions.org.
ARTSOUP: Festival includes juried art exhibition, cultural performances, theater, live music and dance. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 27. Downtown Elk River. 763-441-4725. www.elkriverart.org.
SHERBURNE COUNTY FAIR: Live entertainment, 4-H displays and animal judging. 7 a.m.-midnight July 16-18; 7 a.m.-10 p.m. July 19. $3. Sherburne County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 10 and Joplin St. 763-441-3610. www.sherburnecountyfair.org.
FRIDLEY ’49ER DAYS: Parade, blood drive, bingo, pie-baking contest and petting zoo. June 25-27. Commons Park, 555 61st Av. NE. www.ci.fridley.mn.us.