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St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jordan will host its annual fall festival on Sunday, Sept. 15, starting at 9 a.m. For more than 50 years, the annual event has been held on church grounds.

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Where the heck was it? We learned that 9-year-old Ronan Uner of Chanhassen was thrilled to identify last week’s photo as the red fox on the sign for the Fox Hollow Drive neighborhood off Highway 101 in Chanhassen. We received more correct answers after the newspaper's print deadline. Congrat…

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The correct answer to last week's quiz was "The Oaks" neighborhood marker at Galpin Boulevard and Lukewood Drive. No correct guesses this week.

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Late summer in the southwest metro can feel like a money pit. It starts with the Scott County Fair, then the Minnesota Renaissance Festival begins it's seven-week residence, meanwhile, the Minnesota State Fair kicks into full gear — all while Oktoberfests and harvest festivals are on the horizon.

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One of the most fun things to do at the Minnesota State Fair is to try the new foods and exclusive beers. This year, the fair featured 31 new foods and 53 new beverages, so we set out to try a few and let you know what you should get and what you should skip.

You don’t have to go to downtown Minneapolis to enjoy good theater in September, the Collection of One Acts presented by Eden Prairie Players will be on stage 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 through 14 and 19 through 21, and 2 p.m. Sept. 15 and 22.

For decades, Lake Minnetonka residents and their friends have celebrated fall, and the legacy of apples in the area, with the Apple Day festival. The fun returns to downtown Excelsior on Saturday, Sept. 21.

For decades, Lake Minnetonka residents and their friends have celebrated fall, and the legacy of apples in the area, with the Apple Day festival. The fun returns to downtown Excelsior on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Have you heard of Parkrun? Join organizers for its informal introduction in Chaska at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Meet at the trail head by the Carver County Courthouse.

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Valleyfair announced it will put on its largest ever event next year called Grand Carnivale, which will include a parade and a street party with food, drinks and music from around the world, according to an Aug. 15 press release. The event will run every day from July 25-Aug. 16 next summer.

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The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community will present the Indian Horse Relays Aug. 22-25 at Canterbury Park. Indian horse relays are one of the rarest sporting events in the country, Canterbury spokesman Jeff Maday said. The sport involves four Native American riders and three horses racing …

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