Book party Friday, 7 p.m., at Chapter2Books with local author David Fabio and his latest book, Bayfield's Secret Notebook. Look for "historical fiction, set in Hudson, Stillwater, Bayfield and other towns along the Mississippi and St. Croix rivers. Full of mystery, romance, murder, espionage and treasure hunting," according to the Hudson bookshop.
Willow River Trail Run and Fall Open House Saturday, 9 a.m., at Willow River State Park. Run along a beautiful and challenging course. The run starts at the beach and goes through the woods and prairies on park trails. Free admission to the park. There is an entry fee for the run. For more information, email the park at firstname.lastname@example.org or check the park website.
Hudson High School Chorale Department Fall Carnival Sunday, noon–4 p.m., at Hudson High School. Celebrate fall at this year's Fall Carnival fundraiser benefitting the Hudson High School Choral Department: family-friendly games, food, silent auction, crafts, crazy hair, cake walk and so much more. Fun for families and children of all ages. Lots of great silent raffle items available for bid. All proceeds goes towards the HHS Choral Department's 2014 Spring Spain Tour.