Celebrate fall with a street party.
© Beth Gauper
Apple Day in Excelsior, Minn. On the shore of Lake Minnetonka, there's an artisan fair, apple pie-eating contest, music and a street dance. Sept. 22.
Party on the Pavement in Racine, Wis. Racine's biggest street festival features five stages of entertainment and a car show, art walk, carnival rides and zones for kids and sports. Sept. 22.
Doors Open Milwaukee in Milwaukee. More than 170 historic buildings — theaters, breweries, mansions, cathedrals, hotels, museums — are open to the public, and many offer free guided tours. Sept. 22–23.
Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines. This festival at Western Gateway Park features Latino music, dancing, arts, cultural booths, children's activities and a corn-eating contest. Sept. 22–23.
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