Fridays, through Sept. 27
>Isanti Family Farmers Market
The Isanti Family Farmers Market will be held every Friday through Sept. 27, from 2-6 p.m. at 400 West Dual Blvd., near the Isanti Liquor Store.
Saturdays, through Oct. 26
>Cambridge Farmers Market
The Cambridge Farmers Market will be held every Saturday through Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the City Center Market parking lot in Cambridge (122 N. Buchanan St.).
>North Branch Farmers Market
The North Branch Farmers Market will be held every Saturday through Oct. 26, from 8 a.m. to noon in the Members Cooperative Credit Union parking lot in North Branch (on Eighth Avenue and Main Street).
Friday, Sept. 6
>North Branch Schools Grand Opening Celebration
North Branch Area Public Schools invites the public to attend a Grand Opening Celebration from 4-6 p.m. The Sunrise River School, middle school and high school will all be available to tour. There will be a time capsule dedication at 5 p.m. at the new high school fitness center, raffles at each site, treats by culinary students, donated free food and more.
Saturday, Sept. 7
>Peace Walk in Cambridge
The bi-monthly peace walk in Cambridge will take place at 9 a.m. The group meets in the parking lot at Highway 95 and Birch Street, and the walk takes about half an hour. They try to keep their messages positive, supporting equal rights and justice for all, protection of our environment and an end to violence. Anyone is welcome to join. They walk on the first and third Saturdays of every month.
>Oktoberfest at St. John’s German Lutheran Church
The 11th annual Oktoberfest, an annual fundraiser and community recognition event, will be held from 4-8 p.m. at the Historic St. John’s German Lutheran Church of Bradford, 900 County Road 5 NW, Isanti. Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door. All proceeds go toward the upkeep and maintenance of the church. The event will feature Kris and the Riverbend Dutchmen and an Old Time Bavarian Dinner, Dance and Bierstube. For tickets call 763-444-4261 or email email@example.com.
Sunday, Sept. 8
The next meeting of the East Central MN Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will be at 2 p.m. at Common Ground, Cambridge United Methodist Church, 404 N. Cypress, Cambridge. If you are in need of support, or wish to support or have questions on LGBT issues, they encourage you to attend. Questions about the organization or meetings, call 320-272-0069 or visit ecmnpflag.org.
Monday, Sept. 9
>American Red Cross Blood Drive
An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at First Lutheran Church in Rush City (1000 South Jay Ave., Rush City), from 1:30-6:30 p.m. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information.
>Unity Group AA
Unity Group AA meets weekly at 7 p.m. every Monday at First Baptist Church in Cambridge, 304 Main St. S.
Tuesday, Sept. 10
>Open House in Honor of Cambridge Librarian
The Friends of the Cambridge Public Library will host an Open House in honor of Cambridge Librarian, Nancy Dunbar’s retirement, from 4:30-6 p.m. in the lower level of the library, 244 Birch St. S., Cambridge. All are welcome to wish her farewell.
>North Branch American Legion Auxiliary
The North Branch American Legion Auxiliary will hold its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. Join them as they start the 2019-2020 year celebrating 100 years of service to our veterans, our military and their families.
Wednesday, Sept. 11
>The Art and Music of Mike Holmquist
The Art and Music of Mike Holmquist will be presented at 3:30 p.m. in the Alice Studt Library at the Braham Event Center, 655 Eighth St. SW, Braham. Refreshments served. No charge; everyone welcome.
Thursday, Sept. 12
>Memory Cafe in Cambridge
Cambridge ACT and Family Pathways invites the community to Memory Cafe from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the SAC’s Enrichment Center, 140 Buchanan St. N., Suite 164, Cambridge City Center Mall. Come with your loved one or care companion and share your stories and socialize with others who are concerned about memory loss in a relaxed setting. Coffee and treats provided. For more information or to register contact Angie Detert at 320-364-1115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no fee to attend, but donations welcome to off-set costs.
>Kenny Krona Live in Concert
All are invited to join for the last of Common Ground’s summer concert series performances. Kenny Krona will be live in concert at 7 p.m. at Common Ground: A United Methodist Community, 404 Cypress St. N., Cambridge. Ticket are $12 each. Available at the door or in advance in the church office, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Friday, Sept. 13
>Cambridge Customer Appreciation Event
The Cambridge Customer Appreciation Event will be held in downtown Cambridge from 4-8 p.m. Free hot dogs, brats, chips, apples, cake and ice cream will be served. There will also be a walking tour of historic Cambridge (leave post office at 6:30 p.m.), giveaways, fire and rescue display, Minnco magic show, dunk tank, live music, farmers market, bouncy house, kids games, balloon artist and a classic car show. Registration for the car show begins at 3 p.m. in front of the post office. No per-registration required.
Saturday, Sept. 14
>City Center Market Fall Picnic
City Center Market will host a Fall Picnic from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by for live music by the Jensen Sisters from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and fun kid’s activities like face painting and homemade bubbles. The horses Dusty and Daisy will be visiting again too! And a special delicious co-op lunch will be available for purchase. City Center Market is located 122 N. Buchanan St., Cambridge.
>Gerdin’s Cemetery Association Meeting
The Gerdin’s Cemetery Association meeting will be held at the Creamery Crossing in Isanti in the Lodge Room. Lunch will at 1 p.m. followed by the meeting at 2 p.m. Seeking new members and nominees for the office of secretary. Questions, call Barbara Ann Erickson, 763-444-4762.
Sunday, Sept. 15
>Almelund’s Apple Festival
Almelund’s 26th annual Apple Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Amador Heritage Center and Swedish Immigrant Log Farm in Almelund. There will be food to purchase, entertainment and many special events. No entrance fee. For more info visit the Almelund Apple Festival on Facebook.