booya festivals this fall
- dawneileen67 Sep 8, 2010 11:18 AM
Good afternoon! has anyone seen a schedule of booya festivals / feeds in the St Paul area for 2010? this is one our favorite fall traditions... but perhaps it is yet too early for the festivals to be announced. thanks!!
Czech Slovak Festival
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, September 19
Highland Park Pavilion
Montreal Avenue two blocks north of West 7th Street
St. Paul, MN
St. Paul, MN, St Paul, MN
How about a Booya Contest...check it out
On the Road Again in South St Paul
Saturday, October 02, 2010
It is the place to be on October 2nd! Meet on Southview Blvd starting at 9:00 am for the annual South St. Paul Fall Festival. There's a car show, arts and crafts and local community booths along with the Annual Booya Contest that cannot be missed.
For more information, contact Steve Mankowski at Southview 66 at 651-457-2774 .
What I wouldn't give for a better memory!
Up on Roselawn, just east - within spittin' distance - of 35E, is St. Sumbuddy's Church. They are preparing for a booya sometime this month. There's a sign up at the NE corner of Roselawn right as you come across the bridge over 35E, or one block further east.
There's also a church, again I think a St. Sumbuddy, in the West End that has a yearly booya. St. Stanaslaus??? They put a sign on St. Clair, right where the off ramp from 35E hits St. Clair.
I'm sorry for the lack of hard info, but it's the best I can do at 2:30 AM w/o grtting in my car and driving to the two locations. I hope it's a little helpful.
Booya is a stew http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Booyah_(... But, it's really more than that, at least in the Twin Cities. Churches and other community organizations often throw events they call "booyas" as fundraisers, typically in the fall. So, in this context, the OP is asking for booya events in the area. The city of St. Paul actually maintains a booya shed in a city park that is available on a rental basis. There are 3-4 of these ENORMOUS kettles in that shed, then sort of a covered pavillion picnic area, and lots of picnic tables. I always try to go to at least one booya per season.