Summer festival season is underway, and from art fairs to civic pride days, there'll be a celebration of family entertainment just about every weekend through Labor Day. LAKE ELMO FALL FESTIVAL: Parade and family activities. Sept. 18. Lake Elmo Lions Park, 3525 Laverne Av. N. 651-777-5510. LINO LAKES BLUE HERON DAYS: Parade, street dance and family events held at various locations. Aug. 20-22. MAPLE GROVE MAPLE GROVE DAYS: Art fair, parade, games, sports tournaments and live entertainment. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday; 7 a.m.-midnight Friday; 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Fireworks 10 p.m. Saturday. For complete schedule, go to 763-494-5985. MOUNDS VIEW FESTIVAL IN THE PARK: Car show, parade, craft booths and live music. 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 21. Fireworks at dusk. City Hall Park, 2401 Hwy. 10. NEW HOPE DUK DUK DAZE: Kiddie parade, carnival rides, fireworks, live music and more. 5-11:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Northwood Park, 3800 Boone Av. N. 763-531-5129. RAMSEY HAPPY DAYS: Craft show and business expo, classic car show and carnival. 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 18; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 19. Teen dance at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Sept. 18. Ramsey Town Center, 7550 Sunwood Dr. NW. 763-576-4308. SHOREVIEW SLICE OF SHOREVIEW: Art fair, parade, live entertainment, carnival and petting zoo. 7 p.m. July 23; 10 a.m. July 24; 1 p.m. July 25. Fireworks at dusk July 24. Island Lake Park, 3655 N. Victoria St. 651-303-4667. ST. PAUL HIGHLAND FEST: Held along Ford Parkway, this event includes kids' activities, art and business fair, live entertainment and music. 2-10:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Free. RONDO DAYS: Parade, 5K walk/run, live music, food, marketplace vendors; drill team competition at St. Paul Central High School, 275 Lexington Pkwy. Saturday and Sunday. Free. Martin Luther King Park, 270 N. Kent St. 651-646-6597. For schedule details see IRISH FAIR OF MINNESOTA: All things Irish, including music, food, entertainment and activities. 3-11 p.m. Aug. 13; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 14; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 15. Free. Harriet Island, Plato Blvd. and Justus Ohage Blvd. www. PABA FEST: Ethnic dance performances, food and merchandise sales and live entertainment. Noon-6 p.m. Sept. 18. Free. Held on Payne Av. between York and Jenks Sts. 651-771-1152. STILLWATER LUMBERJACK DAYS: Lumberjack shows, live entertainment, family activities and sports tournaments. July 22-25. Lowell Park, S. Water St. and E. Myrtle St. 651-430-8800. VADNAIS HEIGHTS DAY IN THE PARK AND ROTARY CLUB ICE CREAM SOCIAL: Live entertainment, refreshments and an opportunity to learn more about the park and recreation departments. 6:30-8 p.m. today. Vadnais Heights Community Park, 661 E. County Rd. F. 651-204-6000. HERITAGE DAYS: Senior picnic, pig roast, live music, car show, parade, fire truck rides, entertainment and games. Events at various times and locations around Vadnais Heights. Aug. 11-15. 651-204-6000. WHITE BEAR LAKE MARKETFEST: Fine art, live entertainment, children's activities, farmers market and more. 6-9 p.m. each Thursday through July 29. Downtown White Bear Lake, 4701 Hwy 61. 651-429-8256. WHITE BEAR PARADE: Featuring local organizations. Route from Ivy St. to Aldrich Arena. 7 p.m. today. 651-429-8256. www. WOODBURY WOODBURY DAYS: Live music, Taste of Woodbury, sporting events, parade, dances, car show, carnival rides and fireworks. Aug. 27-29. Ojibway Park, 2695 Ojibway Dr. 651-714-3500. www.wood WOODBURY LAKES ART FAIRE: Juried art fair featuring paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography, clothing and more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Woodbury Lakes Shopping Center, on Hudson Rd. off I-94 at Radio Dr. exit. 651-251-9500. www.woodbury Compiled by MELISSA WALKER