MEA weekend is here, so to keep from hearing "I'm bored" from youth, get out and enjoy the brisk fall season.

Harvest Days at Oliver Kelley Farm enlists help from guests to finish quilts, husk corn and bring in the last of the harvest. (10 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Sat.; noon-5 p.m. Sun. $6-$9. 15788 Kelley Farm Rd., Elk River. 763-441-6896.

Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze has extended hours so that children and their guardians can exert energy in the name of fun. The attraction features a corn maze with a Minnesota Wild theme, kids play area, petting zoo, hayride and more. (10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sun. $12. 8001 109th Av. N., Brooklyn Park.

For the teenager who's too cool for the pumpkin patch, Scream Town offers a frightfully good time with more than 400,000 square feet of haunts. Beware of creatures from space that have landed in the new Crop Spawn area. Wind your way through the Ludicrous Labyrinth, Oak Blood Forest, Circus Asylum and other creepy, dark spaces. (6:30-11 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 6:30-10 p.m. Sun. $25-$55. Scream Town, 7410 Hwy. 212 W., Chaska.


Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and Donald take the audience on an enchanting journey through three timeless fairy tales. Watch as Snow White searches for her true love and Cinderella gets ready for an extravagant ball. The beauty in the yellow gown, Belle, finds happiness through an unexpected twist. (12:30 & 3:30 p.m. Sun. $22.50-$72.50. Xcel Energy Center, W. 7th St. and Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul. 1-800-982-2787.)MELISSA WALKER