ST. CLOUD — Enjoy the beautiful fall weather while you can with some amazing event that are fun for the whole family this weekend around Central Minnesota. Get to know George Maurer with his Stripped Down concert series, toast at the Central Minnesota Craft Beer Festival, get scared at the Harvest of Horror, have some family fun at Abounding Joy Lutheran Church, and take a walk through the country side at Collegeville Orchards. Read more in The Weekender!

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    Stripped Down With George Maurer

    Pioneer Place

    Get to know some local musicians this weekend at Pioneer Place. Minneapolis-based pianist, composer and George Maurer and Fabulous Armadillos lead singer Billy Scherer will answer your questions as they share their songs and stories with you Sunday. This is the second show of Maurer’s “Stripped Down” series. Tickets for the show are $19 in advance and $22 at the door. Show time starts at 7:30 p.m.

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    - Sunday, October 16th, 7:30 p.m.

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    Central Minnesota Craft Beer Festival

    St. Katharine Drexel School

    Craft beer lovers it's time for a toast this weekend in St. Cloud. Central Minnesota's finest brewhouses will be at St. Katharine Drexel school Saturday for the 1st Annual Central Minnesota On Tap Craft Beer Festival. Enjoy samplings of over 30 craft beers and ciders, along with hot food, and live music. You can also vote for the best beer and best brewery. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. The festival runs from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information!

    - Saturday, October 15th, 2:00 p.m.

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    Harvest of Horror

    St. Augusta

    Gobblins, monsters, and witches are just a few of the frightening things you'll come across at the Harvest of Horror in St. Augusta. The spooky trail takes you through at hayride through the Field of Screems, the Timbers of Terror and the Maze of Madness where you will be met by some scary creatures of the night along the way. Harvest of Horror is open from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. rain or shine. The last ride leaves at 10:45 p.m. Tickets are $13 per person. The horrors run every Friday and Saturday night throughout October.

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    - Friday, October 14th, 7:00 p.m.
    - Saturday, October 15th, 7:00 p.m.


    Creatures lurk around every corner at the Harvest of Horror. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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    Harvest of Joy Fall Festival

    Abounding Joy Lutheran Church

    Grab your family and enjoy some fall festive fun this weekend in St. Cloud. Abounding Joy Lutheran Church is holding their Harvest of Joy Fall Festival Saturday. The day includes crafts, door prizes, baked goods, children activities, a silent auction, music and lunch. It's free to attend however all proceeds will go towards their Youth Education Scholarship Fund. The fun starts at 10:00 a.m. and goes until 2:00 p.m.


    - Saturday, October 15th, 10:00 a.m.

    Abounding Joy Lutheran Church is a few weeks away from their first service. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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    Collegeville Orchards

    St. Joseph

    Here's a kid friendly event which will bring smiles to everyone's face. Collegeville Orchards has something for everyone from a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, petting zoo, wagon rides and more. The fun happens every weekend in October from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets are just $3 per person.


    - Saturday, October 15th, 12:00 p.m.
    - Sunday, October 16th, 12:00 p.m.

    Collegeville Orchards have fun events for the whole family during the Fall Season. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)