At the Minnesota State Fair: Five Things to Know on Sunday
Day 11: Minnesota History Day, final marching band competition and finals of amateur talent contest.
Here are five things to know or do if you're headed to the Minnesota State Fair on Sunday:
To know: It’s Minnesota History Day at the fair and the last day in the marching band competition. Check out the fair’s website for a full schedule of the day’s activities and events.
To see: Come to Carousel Park between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to celebrate Minnesota history with live entertainment, trivia contests and kids’ crafts.
To stroll through history: Learn about the state fair’s past during the History Walking Tour. If you hit all 13 tour stops, you’ll be eligible to receive a free 2011 State Fair Commemorative Art Poster at the J.V. Bailey House.
To mock moo: During the 15th annual Great Minnesota Moo-off, moo-ers in three age groups can copy the clatter of cows to win prizes. Sign-in is at 2 p.m. and the competition begins at 2:30 p.m at the Land O’Lakes Stage.
To hear: Twenty-six contestants vie for the 2011 title in the finals of the Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest. The free show starts at the grandstand at 8 p.m. and will feature a performance by 2010 winner Nick Wishard.