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Continued: Day 5: Seniors, Kids and State Patrol Day

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CATTLE BARN AND ANNEX: Make It Better With Butter Contest: 10 a.m.

EDUCATION BUILDING: High School Robotics Competition: 10 a.m., noon & 3 p.m.

SWINE BARN: Junior Barrow Showmanship Open Class: 6:30 p.m.

WARNER COLISEUM: English Horse Show: Performance Class: 1 & 6 p.m.; Stock Dogs Sheep Herding Trials: 8 a.m.

ANIMALS

CATTLE BARN AND ANNEX: Moo Booth: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Hand Milking Demonstrations: 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

MIRACLE OF BIRTH CENTER: Learn about animal agriculture production, veterinary science and the birthing process. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Nursery of Knowledge Presentations and Displays: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

PET CENTER: Pet Surgery: 10 a.m., noon, 2 & 4 p.m.; St. Paul Police K-9 Demonstrations: 7 p.m.

SHEEP AND POULTRY BARN: Baa Booth: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

SWINE BARN: Oink Booth: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

HOME AND HOBBIES

4-H BUILDING: Row to Show: Selection of a 10-Ear Corn Sample: 11 a.m.; Ten Tips for Growing Tomatoes: noon; Be Your Own Plant Doctor: 1 p.m.; 4-H Fashion Revue: 6:30 p.m.

AGRICULTURE/HORTICULTURE BUILDING: Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild Exhibit: Sample flights of Minnesota craft beers. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Educational stations and interactive programs at 3 and 6 p.m. Minnesota Wine Country: Presentations and tastings of Minnesota vineyards and wineries. Daily programs from area winemakers, chefs and experts. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Ask the Apple Grower: 10 a.m.; Ask the Grape Grower: 11 a.m.; Grow and Show Vegetables and Flowers: 2 p.m.; Choosing the Best Tomato Compost System: 3 p.m. Learn to Grow a Straw Bale Garden: 4 p.m.; Is Bee Keeping for Me?: 5 p.m.

CREATIVE ACTIVITIES: Needlework, crafts, baking and canning by Minnesotans. 9 a.m.

PROGRESS CENTER/ECO EXPERIENCE: Honey Bees, Pollinators and You: 10 a.m. & noon; Healthy Local Food Cooking: 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m.; Permaculture and Resiliency: noon; Fix It, Don’t Nix It: 2 p.m.; Choosing Quality Products for Solar Installation: 4 p.m.; Black Gold: 5 p.m.; Create: The Community Meal: 6 p.m.

 

 

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