Church of St. Peter hosts community festival this weekend

The Church of St. Peter, 1250 South Shore Dr. in Forest Lake, will host two days of festivities on Sept. 15 and 16.

Saturday begins with the third annual 5K fun run at 8:30 a.m.

The golf tournament begins at 1 p.m. at Castlewood.

Argument of the Month club will be from noon to 5 p.m.

Bingo runs from 2 to 4 and from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Youth events for grades 3 to 6 and 7 to 12 cost $8 and require advance ticket purchase in the parish office.

A family dance will have music by The White Sidewalls from 6 to 10 p.m., for a $3 cover charge.

The classic car show will be from 6 to 9 p.m., and the cribbage tournament will start at 6:30 p.m.

A fireworks display in Beltz Park will begin at 10 p.m.,  weather permitting.

Inflatables and kids’ games are from noon to 7:30 p.m.

The silent auction goes from 4 to  9:30 p.m., the Texas Hold’em Tournament is at 7, and wine toss and lucky pick from from 6 to 8 p.m.

On Sunday, Sept. 16, dinner will be served from 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults pay $9, seniors $6, ages 5 to 9 $5, and ages 4 and under eat free.

The polka mass begins at 11 a.m., followed by the polka band under the big tent from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

The NET ministries kick-off show will be under the big tent starting at 2:30 p.m.

The raffle drawing will be at 4:30 p.m.

Visitors can shop at the country store, craft booth, treasure palace, media medley or silent auction. The silent auction closes at 3 p.m.

Win prizes at the dime toss, lucky pick, cake walk, wine toss, pull tabs or bingo.

Kid’s games, inflatables, concession stand and beer tent will be available, and football fans can watch the Vikings play the Indianapolis Colts.

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