GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Friday, November 1

Celine Dion 'Courage World Tour'

Celine Dion's latest tour will be at the Target Center Friday night, with doors opening at 6:30 pm and the show starting at 7:30 pm. Tickets are still available. 

Saturday, November 2

Anoka Pumpkin Smash

The self-proclaimed 'Halloween Capitol of the World' wants your jack-o'-lanterns! From 9 am-11 am, bring your pumpkins to Rick Sorenson Park (2015 State Ave.) and toss your old gourds in a compost bin to keep them out of the landfill. There will be cider, a selfie station and a giant bounce house, weather permitting. 

Parallel 45 cup roller-ski loppet

Head downtown by Commons Park in Minneapolis to see Olympians in action.
Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg are among the competitors in the "Parallel 45 cup roller-ski loppet." The race will be fast, and the turns tight, and it will take the athletes around a city block. The action begins at 9:00 am.

Wordsmith

The Loft Literary Center hosts "Wordsmith" this weekend at the McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis.The career, craft and connection conference is aimed at making meaningful connections for local writers.