Family fun: Anoka County Fair

  • Updated: July 20, 2013 - 3:04 PM

A young cowpoke carried the U.S. flag into the arena for the Anoka County Fair’s bull-riding contest.

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ANOKA COUNTY FAIR

Daredevils will compete during the Supercross Championship and bull riding (with patriotic introduction, above). There’s even mutton bustin’ for brave children, a beer garden, live music, 4-H exhibits and more. (10 a.m.-10 p.m. Tue.-Sat.; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. next Sun. $4-$9. Anoka County Fairgrounds, 3203 NW. St. Francis Blvd., Anoka. www.anokacountyfair.com.)

GRANDPARENTS’ DAY AT THE KELLEY FARM

Nana and Papa can join the kiddies for a day of fun on the farm. Grandparents and grandchildren are invited to spend the day together, engaged in 19th-century farming activities. Help out in the garden, meet the animals and even cook up some grub. (10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thu. $6-$9. Oliver Kelley Farm, 15788 Kelley Farm Rd., Elk River. 763-441-6896. www.mnhs.org.)

Melissa Walker

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