The 63rd annual Lions Club Pancake Day is an all-you-can-eat affair with the goal of raising money for sight, hearing and diabetes needs in the community. The meal includes freshmade regular or gluten-free pancakes served with sausage. Bacon is available for an extra charge. Beverages choices are coffee, milk or juice. Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door. Parking at the DECC will be free. Pancake Day typically brings more than 9,000 community members together.
Bent Paddle Brewing Co. celebrates eight years in business with its annual street festival. The event includes two stages of live music, food trucks, games and family friendly activities and a lot of Bent Paddle beer.
Chum's 16th annual Rhubarb Festival promises lots of rhubarb -- including hundreds of pies, muffins and crisps, as well as rhubarb brats and burritos. There will also be live music, games, crafts, auctions and stage shows. The festival is held on London Road at 11th Avenue East. (Note to mathematicians: This year would have been the 17th annual Rhubarb Fest, but the 2020 edition was cancelled due to COVID-19.)
The All Pints North Summer Brewfest includes beer from more than 120 breweries. The event is put together by the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild, a not-for-profit organization founded in 2000. The goal is to "promote Minnesota breweries, create an open line of communication between brewers and connect beer to the consumer." Chairs and blankets can be brought to the festival, but no pets are allowed. The event will be held rain or shine. Sober driver tickets are $15 and general…
Lake Superior Sustainable Farming Association's 26th Harvest Festival features one of the largest farmers markets in the region, live music, hot food court, artisan wares, family activities, renewable energy fair, Kiwanis kite fly and informational exhibits. The festival will continue rain or shine.
There will be more than 60 orchard and food booths, nearly 100 arts and crafts booths, a kids carnival with games and rides, and more at the 59th annual Bayfield Apple Festival Oct. 1-3. Apple pies, tarts, tortes, dumplings, caramel apples and ciders galore will fill the streets of Bayfield in a celebration of the autumn harvest and Bayfield’s agricultural heritage.