When: Friday, Oct. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Why Go: Meet local artist Marita Bujold, whose work is on display at Regla De Oro Gallery throughout the month of October. Also, any fair trade gift purchase made will benefit Project SUCCESS, a youth development organization.
When: Sunday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m.
Why Go: Meet the incredible author and illustrator of the comic strip Pearls Before Swine.
When: Friday, Oct. 14 & Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m.
Where: , St Louis Park
Why Go: Maggie’s Farm Free Range Theater presents a classic suspense thriller on stage.
Price: $10, tickets available at the door
When: Saturday, Oct. 15 at 1 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m.
Where: , Hopkins
Why Go: The Newbery award-winning children’s novel hits the stage.
Price: Adults $15, Seniors (60+)/Youth (4-17) $12, Youth (3-4) lap pass $5, Free lap pass for youth 2 and under
When: Saturday, Oct. 15 from 7:30 to 11 a.m.
Where: , Minnetonka
Why Go: Take advantage of this glorious fall weather to get fit and support Minnetonka Schools. Following the 5k, 1.5 mile, and 10k runs, there will be food and inflatable jumpers.
Price: $30 for the 5k and 1.5 mile Runs, $35 for the 10k
When: Sunday, Oct. 16 at 3 p.m.
Why Go: Catch the first Wayzata Symphony Orchestra performance of the season, which will feature the Cello.