Your weekend: Craft shows and boutiques are set for Saturday
Farmington’s annual haunted garage will return from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31. The garage is located at 18577 Euclid Path. Admission to the garage is a donation to the food shelf.
Trinity Care Center will hold a Halloween party at from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Kids in costume can decorate a cookie, do the cookie walk and trick-or-treat. The care center is located at 3410 213th St.
Craft, quilt and bake sale
Farmington Lutheran Church will hold its annual craft, quilt and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2. Cinnamon rolls and coffee will be available starting at 9 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The church is located at 20600 Akin Road.
Dakota Electric holiday boutique
Dakota Electric Association will hold its 31st annual holiday boutique from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Dakota Electric offices. The boutique will feature hand-crafted items made by Dakota Electric employees and their families. The offices are located at 4300 220th St. W.
Synergy Dance Center Holiday Bazaar
Synergy Dance Center will hold its second annual holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the center, located in the Farmington Mall at the corner of Highway 3 and Highway 50. There will be a number of vendors as well as prizes and deals and door prizes given away every hour. The event is a fundraiser for the Synergy Disney Dancers, who will travel to Disneyland to perform in the ABC-Disney Christmas Day parade.
Try hockey for free
Boys and girls ages 4 to 9 can try hockey for free from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at Schmitz-Maki Arena. The event is held in conjunction with USA Hockey as part of the NHL’s Come Play Hockey Month. There will be prizes from USA Hockey and the NHL. There will also be a limited amount of equipment available for use. To sign up, go to tryhockeyforfree.com and search by zip code or the city of Farmington.
FHS band brunch and indoor concert
The Farmington High School band program will hold its annual bnd brunch from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 3 in the FHS commons. Proceeds will benefit band students. The Tiger marching band will hold an indoor marching band concert at 2 p.m. Nov. 3.
Wii games at the library
Kids ages 10 to 16 can play bowling, skiing, Super Smash Bros. Brawl and more on the big screen at the library from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 4. The library is
Farmington’s annual Patriotic Day will take place at 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at Farmington High School. The event will include a free pork chop dinner for up to 1,200 people starting at 5 p.m. and a program recognizing veterans of the Vietnam War starting at 7 p.m. For more information visit farmington.k12.mn.us.