60th Parade of Homes. Tour 497 model homes in 105 communities throughout the Twin Cities area. Today through Oct. 5. Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Free ($5 charitable donation to the two Dream Homes). Presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities. 651-697-1954.

Homes by Architects Tour. More than 25 homes designed by members of the Minnesota chapter of the American Institute of Architects in the Twin Cities, Lindstrom and Lake City, Minn. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 20 and 21. Tickets: $30 at www.homesbyarchitects.org and 612-338-6763.