Yes, Roseville is a happening place.
And this list of a few notable events occurring, starting this evening and running into the weekend, is proof:
Roseville High School Homecoming Game
The Roseville Raiders football team hosts the Woodbury Royals for the school's annual Homecoming game. The action starts at 7 p.m. A pre-game tailgating party, sponsored by the Endzone Club, precedes the game. It will be held at 6 p.m. in the school parking lot.
Roseville High School Hosts Robotics Competiton
The Roseville Area High School Robotics Team (Roseville FireBears) on Saturday, Oct. 6 will host the second annual Minnesota Robotics Invitational at the Roseville High School, according to FireBears coach Tom Lageson.
Twenty four high school teams from across Minnesota will compete to see which has the best robot for shooting basketballs and balancing on bridges, Lageson said. The matches will be open to the public with the chance to see the robots up close. For further information, click on tohttp://www.firebears.org/mri.html
Xfinity Experience Center celebration Saturday
Comcast Corp. is celebrating the debut of its Xfinity Experience Center in Roseville, the compay's first new format store in Minnesota. It is hosting a grand opening celebration from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6.
The event includes appearances by Minnesota Vikings running back Toby Gerhart and KFANpersonality Justin Gaard, along with face painters, kids crafts, free food and a drawing for a free iPad. The new store is located at 2480 Fairview Ave. in Rosedale Commons. For further details about Xfinity Experience Center, click on this Roseville Patch story.
Roseville Fire Department Auxiliary Booya Sunday
The Roseville Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its annual booya fundraiser starting at 11 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 7) at VFW Post 7555, 1145 Woodhill Drive. Proceeds from the booya event will go to support firefighters or their families in a time of need and firefighter athletic/fitness programs.
Funds also will be used to support a variety of community such programs as the Roseville Area High School lock-in, school safety patrol, fire explorers and other programs not funded through taxpayer dollars, according to a weekly city news update.