LEINIE LODGE BANDSHELL: Minnesota State Patrol Ceremony: 10:10 a.m.
LITTLE FARM HANDS: A hands-on agricultural experience for children. 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
MIRACLE OF BIRTH CENTER: Thank a Farmer Magic Show: noon, 4 & 6 p.m.; Dairy Goodness With Princess Kay Finalists: 3 p.m.
NORTHWOODS: Ron Schara’s Minnesota Bound: 10 a.m. & 3 p.m. Timberworks Lumberjack Show: 11 a.m., 1:30, 5 & 7 p.m.
PARADE: A 14-block route through the fairgrounds, featuring a high school marching band competition, visiting royalty and more. 2 p.m.
PET CENTER: Giant Sing Along: A public art installation that invites guests to belt out tunes. On Murphy Av. across from the Pet Center. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Luminarium Exxopolis: A walk-through sculpture of winding paths. Located at Cooper St. and Murphy Av. 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. $4; under 5 free.
PROGRESS CENTER/ECO EXPERIENCE: Farm-to-School Films: 7 p.m.
VISITOR’S PLAZA: Fairchild & Fairborn Mascots: Free photo opportunities and autograph sessions. 11 a.m. & 4 p.m.
THE X-ZONE: Flippenout Extreme Trampoline Show: 11 a.m., 1, 4 & 5:30 p.m. 3rd Lair Skatepark at the X-Zone: Athletes demonstrate their skills on skateboards, in-line skates and BMX bikes. Noon-3 p.m., 4:30 & 6 p.m.
DEMONSTRATIONS AND PROGRAMS
AGRICULTURE/HORTICULTURE BUILDING: Looking in the Beehive: 10:30 a.m., 12:30, 2:30, 4:30 & 6:30 p.m.; Cooking With Honey: 11, 11:30 a.m. & noon; Harvesting Honey: 1, 2, 4 & 5 p.m.
CATTLE BARN AND ANNEX: Milking Demonstrations: 10 a.m., noon, 2, 4 & 6 p.m.
CREATIVE ACTIVITIES AND ANNEX: Successful Gluten-Free Baking and Cooking: 10:30 a.m., noon & 2 p.m.
DNR PARK: Fire Tower: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
EDUCATION BUILDING: American Sewing Guild: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
HERITAGE SQUARE: Blacksmith Demonstrations: 9 a.m., noon, 3 & 6 p.m.; Woodturner Demonstrations: 9 a.m., 1, 4 & 8 p.m.
MIRACLE OF BIRTH CENTER: Bees and Honey Demonstration: 1-3 p.m.
AGSTAR ARENA: English Horse Show: Halter Class: 8 a.m.; Minnesota Cutting Horse Association Competition: 2 p.m.
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