st. david's center fall festival

A day in the great outdoors with activities for children of all ages and abilities. Get up close with crawling critters from the Minnesota Zoomobile. Dance for fitness with Kidsdance or try rock climbing. Interactive art and health-boosting activities and horse-drawn wagon rides. (10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. Free. St. David's Child Development and Family Services, 3395 Plymouth Rd., Minnetonka. 952-548-8604.

Fall harvest celebration

Bring clothes and accessories to enter the scarecrow contest. There is also a pumpkin decorating contest. See miniature horses and make craft projects. Take a tour of the historic Dorenkemper House, plus beer tasting and food concessions. The Minnesota History Center presents a program on immigrant workers with an actor playing Mary Dodge Woodward, a domestic manager of a bonanza farm. Live music by Paul Spring, Middle Spunk Creek Boys and the Sound of Simon. (2-7 p.m. Sat. Riley-Jacques Barn, 9096 Riley Lake Rd., Eden Prairie.