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Dates: September 30, 2014 - October 5, 2014
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area
Minnesota Harvest Horse Show
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:45 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m.
Grand Prix - Saturday
Doors open: 5:30
Activities begin: 6:30
Show starts: 7:30
Minnesota Harvest Horse Show: Free Admission; Grand Prix: General Admission - $14 at the door, $12 advanced (online); Children 10 and under - Free; Groups of 20+ receive a 10% discount (at the door only); Parking is free for both events
Minnesota Harvest Horse Show: Specializing in English Saddle Hunter/Jumper events. Grand Prix: Spectacular night of Grand Prix show jumping that benefits We-Can-Ride, a therapeutic riding program for children and adults with disabilities. The thrill of speed, challenging big jumps and plenty of beautiful horses will have you on the edge of your seat as you witness show jumping like you have never seen.
For more information visit www.minnesotaharvesthorseshow.com.
Dates: October 1, 2014 - October 4, 2014
Location: Merchandise Mart
Wednesday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The YMCA Garage Sale features clothing, furniture, appliances, athletic equipment, books and many other household items. Proceeds go towards funding YMCA Camp Widjiwagan and Camp du Nord.
Dates: October 3, 2014 - October 4, 2014
Location: Progress Center
Release your inner German at Twin Cities OktoberFest. Featuring Summit OktoberFest beer with other fine Summit beers, Pedroncelli wines, traditional OktoberFest music, food and dance entertainment, games & more!
Date: October 4, 2014
Location: Education Building
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tickets available at the door for $8/Adult. Children 9 & under are free. Get $1.00 off admission with a canned food shelf donation.
The Midwest's largest comic book convention. Comic book creators & dealers from all over the USA. Lots to see and do! Something for everyone!
Dates: October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily
Half Price Books Clearance Event. One of the Twin Cities' Largest Used Book Sales. Everything $3 or Less. Hardback Fiction & Non-Fiction. Children's Books. Thousands of DVDs, CDs, Videos, Cassettes, Software and More!
Date: October 11, 2014
Location: Progress Center & Fine Arts Center
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Twin Cities Book Festival is a day-long celebration of literature and features readings by world class authors and local literary heroes; a book fair featuring publishers, authors, booksellers, and arts organizations; a children’s pavilion with storytelling, crafts, and activities; a used book sale, and more!
Date: October 12, 2014
Location: Parking lots north of Hoyt. Ave.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$5 per person and swapper
Automotive parts, accessories and related items.
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Dates: October 16, 2014 - October 19, 2014
Location: Warner Coliseum
For more information visit http://www.mnbeefexpo.com/.
Dates: October 17, 2014 - October 18, 2014
Location: Education Building
Friday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Scrapbook Expo is excited to offer an exhibit floor full of scrapbook supplies, rubber stamp, paper crafting and tools from several scrapbook manufacturers and retailers. You can do, make and take projects and enjoy free demos. For an additional fee you can choose a technique workshop and enjoy one of our themed crop events.
Dates: October 18, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Shuttle hours are 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Como ZooBoo guests are encouraged to park in this FREE Park and Ride lot. The parking lot is located next to the International Institute of Minnesota at 1694 Como Avenue, directly across from the State Fairgrounds (exit Como Avenue from Snelling Avenue and head west). Take the free shuttle to and from the Zoo grounds. ZooBoo is a trick-or-treating event for families at Como Zoo.
For more information visit www.comozooconservatory.org or call (651) 487-8229.
Dates: October 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014
Location: Visitor’s Plaza
Friday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Don’t miss this big bargain event! In time for the holidays, close-out deals on apparel, hats and novelties featuring both the Minnesota State Fair and your favorite local sports teams. Select merchandise discounted up to 70% off! New this year, the clearance sale will be held in the State FairWear Gift Shop located in Visitor's Plaza, on the corner of Underwood St. and Dan Patch Ave. Parking is available in the Kidway Lot just north of the sale, as well as on surrounding streets. A portion of all proceeds benefit the Minnesota State Fair Foundation mission to preserve and improve State Fair buildings, grounds and educational experiences.
For more information send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dates: October 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Location: Warner Coliseum
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Adults $5, Children 12 and under Free. Under 18 years of age not admitted without parent or guardian
The Minnesota Weapon Collectors Association, the largest and oldest weapons collectors group in the state, returns with their bi-annual show at the Warner Coliseum. 100% firearms, ammunition and accessories will be featured. The event offers collectors the opportunity to buy, sell and trade.
For more information visit www.mwca.org or call (612) 721-8976.