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Your weekend: Farmington Lutheran Church will hold Holy Hoot Saturday


Wine tasting

Farmington Liquors will hold a wine tasting event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Rambling River Park Shelter, 17 Elm Street. The event will move to the downtown liquor store in the event of rain.


Live music

Farmington singer-guitarist Lowie Rutten will perform light acoustic music from 8 to 10 p.m. Sept. 28 at Dunn Bros. Coffee in Farmington. Dunn Bros. is located at 20700 Chippendale Ave.


Holy Hoot

Farmington Lutheran Church will hold its fourth annual Holy Hoot starting at 11 a.m. Sept. 29. The event will feature a car and motorcycle show, a variety show and a performance by Gloryland Gospel Band. For more information visit


Free skating lessons

The Farmington Youth Hockey Association, the Heritage Figure Skating Club and the City of Farmington will offer a free learn-to-skate session from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at Schmitz-Maki Arena. Interested skaters can attend this session and one on Oct. 9. Anyone who plans to attend should email with their name. For more details visit and click on the player development tab.


Garage sale

St. Anne's Circle of St. Michael's Church will hold their second annual garage sale Sept. 26 through Sept. 28. There will be many household and holiday treasures, including very nice kitchen cupboards, for sale. Proceeds will go to a needy family at Christmas.

Upcoming events

Wii games at the library

Teens can play Nintendo Wii games on the big screen at the Dakota County Farmington Library from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1. The library is located at 508 Third St.

Family history on the Internet

Discover some of the best genealogy websites and learn to use Ancestry Library Edition free from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. Registration is required. For more information call the library at 651-438-0250.

Farmington Library book group

Join the Farmington Library Book Group from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 2 to discuss Eve Ann and meet local author D.D. Belton. The library is located at 508 Third St.

Storytime for babies

There will be a storytime for babies from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Oct. 4 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. Storytime will include stories, songs, bounces and playtime. The event is meant for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. The library is located at 508 Third St.

Blood drive

There will be a Red Cross blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Farmington Fire Station No. 1 on Denmark Ave. To sign up to donate call Erin at 651-755-9444 or visit