The St. Anthony Civic Orchestra Fall Concert will be Sunday, Nov. 6, 3 p.m. at the St. Anthony Community Center, 3301 Silver Lake Road NE, St Anthony. Admission is free. The program includes, Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture, Strauss: Tales of Vienna Woods, and Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 “Eroika.” For more information call, 612-788-3516.
African Violet Society of Minnesota presents a fall display and sale, “The Magic of Autumn,” Friday Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Northtown Mall, 398 Northtown Drive NE, Blaine. They will be adjacent to Best Buy. The event is free and will have a lot of African Violets and other Gesneriads on display and on the sales tables. Plan now for your fall/wintering gardening needs and gather any supplies you need for cultivating your new plants and old favorites. There will also be an education table and growers on hand to answer questions. Several demonstrations are also planned on the various aspects of growing and caring for your plants. Visit their web site https://sites.google.com/site/avsminnesota/, or call 763-786-9704 for more information.
Fall Festival at St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 2201 3rd St. NE. Sunday, Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Join them for Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. Event features bingo, bake sale, handcrafts, silent auction, pull tabs, bottle bonanza, special raffles, games for kids and a $1,000 cash prize.