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Events Department

(651) 288-4306
events@mnstatefair.org

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June 2016

May 2016

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Major Appliance Liquidation Event

Dates: May 20, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Location: Education Building

Hours:
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.| Closed on May 29

Admission:
Free

Description:
Thousands of appliances by major manufacturers. Refrigerators, ranges, dishwashers, wall ovens, cook tops, wine coolers, microwaves and more! Delivery is available. Merchandise must be removed within 48 hours. Event is sponsored by ApplianceSmart.

For more information visit www.appliancesmart.com.

June 2016

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International Gem & Jewelry Show

Dates: June 3, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults $8 ($2 discount available on website), Children 8 & under NOT permitted.

Description:
The International Gem & Jewelry Show is one of the largest exhibitions of gems, minerals and jewelry in the world. The show features one-of-a-kind jewelry creations, gorgeous wedding bands and engagement rings, exotic gems, beads, exquisite fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, estate collections and much more. This event offers convenience, selection, and value, all in one place.

For more information visit www.intergem.com or call (301) 294-1640.

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North Central Reining Extravaganza

Dates: June 3, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Hours:
Fri. - Sun.
8:00 AM - TBD

For more information visit www.ncrha.com , send an email to farrierchad@gmail.com or call 612-805-2181.

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Baby Steps 3K

Date: June 4, 2016
Location: Grandstand

Hours:
7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
3K walk: 9:00 a.m.
Party: 10:00 a.m.

Admission:
Walk & Party: $15 per adult, $10 per child (up to 10 years old) Party only: $8 per adult, $4 per child (up to 10 years old Children under 2 years old FREE!

Description:
Join us for this fun event to celebrate, educate, and raise funds for the neonatal program at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of MN. All ages welcome for the 3K walk around the fairgrounds. Stick around after the walk for a snack, face painting, inflatable castles, and more!

For more information visit http://babysteps.childrensmn.org/ , send an email to briana.oakes@childrensmn.org or call 651-855-2800.

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St. Paul Summer Beer Fest

Date: June 4, 2016
Location: International Bazaar

Hours:
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Description:
Saint Paul's biggest outdoor beer festival dedicated to craft beers! The 8th Annual St. Paul Summer Beer Fest will feature craft beer sampling, a commemorative tasting glass, live music, food, and a silent auction. Tickets available direct from website.

For more information visit www.stpaulsummerbeerfest.com or send an email to info@stpaulsummerbeerfest.com.

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MADA Antiques & Decorative Arts Show

Dates: June 4, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Location: Fine Arts Center

Hours:
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults $6, discount coupon availabe on event's website and at participating antique shops

Description:
The Minnesota Antiques Dealers Association's annual show featuring invited regional dealers with decorative arts and fine antiques for sale for your home and garden.

For more information visit www.mnantiquesdealers.com , send an email to MNantiques@gmail.com or call (651) 430-0095.

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GMCCA Car Show & Swap Meet

Date: June 5, 2016
Location: Machinery Hill (Streets north of Randall and south of Hoyt)

Hours:
6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults $5, Children 12 & under free, Show vehicles $15,Vehicles for sale $20, Swap spaces $15 each

Description:
This show is sponsored by 12 area car clubs and features a unique collection of GM cars and trucks.

For more information visit www.gmcca.com , send an email to cljohnson99@gmail.com or call (952) 240-0414.

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MacQueen Equipment Training Expo

Date: June 7, 2016
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Description:
Equipment maintenance, operation and safety training for municipalities, contractors and refuse companies.

For more information visit www.macqueeneq.com , send an email to akeller@macqueeneq.com or call 651-645-5726.

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Region 10 AHA Championship Show

Dates: June 7, 2016 - June 12, 2016
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Hours:
8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.

Admission:
Free public admission

Description:
An all-Arabian horse show which is open to the public.

For more information visit www.region10arabians.com or call 651-642-2338.

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State Fair Affair - Shops and Hops

Dates: June 7, 2016 - June 28, 2016
Location: Various Roadways (north of Dan Patch Avenue and south of Hoyt Avenue)

Hours:
June 7
5 p.m.- 8:45 p.m.
June 14
5 p.m.- 8:45 p.m.
June 28
5 p.m.- 8:45 p.m.

Description:
Criterium Bike Race

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Parking for MSHSL Track & Field Championships

Dates: June 10, 2016 - June 11, 2016
Location: Event: Klas Center @ Hamline University Shuttles to the “Bishop” on Hewitt Avenue

Hours:
Shuttles run from 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Description:
Minnesota State Track and Field Championship

For more information visit www.mshsl.org.

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Viking Chapter AMCA National Meet

Dates: June 10, 2016 - June 11, 2016
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults $5, Children 12 & under Free

Description:
Large, indoor and outdoor swap meet. This event also includes an antique motorcycle display of over 150 vintage motorcycles!

For more information visit www.vikingmc.org , send an email to moneil2@comcast.net or call 612-508-4855.

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Twin Cities Classic Car Auction

Dates: June 17, 2016 - June 18, 2016

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MSRA Back to the 50's Car Show

Dates: June 17, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Location: Entire Fairgrounds

Hours:
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday: 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults $10, Children 12 & under Free

Description:
The 43rd Annual Back to the 50's Car Show will feature over 10,000 street rods and custom cars along with commercial vendors, swappers, crafters, entertainment and much more.

For more information visit www.msra.com or call (651) 641-1992.

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Tanbark Cavalcade of Roses Horse Show

Dates: June 22, 2016 - June 25, 2016
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Admission:
Free

Description:
Tanbark is Minnesota's largest and most competitive Saddlebred and Hackney Pony Horse Show. This show features world, national and state champions. There will also be a silent auction to benefit The We Can Ride, Inc. and the show will host a special "Pink Ribbon" class to benefit The Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation. Come watch some beautiful horses and ponies and join in on all the excitement and fun!

For more information visit www.horseshowcalendar.com , send an email to Douglas.A.Lindstrom@wellsfargo.com or call (715) 386-3966.

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Star of the North Antique Show

Dates: June 24, 2016 - June 25, 2016
Location: Education Building

Hours:
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Admission:
$6- Good for all three days

For more information visit www.iridescenthouse.com or call (507) 269-1473.

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Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair

Dates: June 24, 2016 - June 25, 2016
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
Friday: 3:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission:
$6 on Friday, $5 on Saturday, Children 10 & under Free

Description:
The 26th Annual Twin Cities Book Fair features used, rare, and antiquarian books including illustrated & children's, maps & prints, first editions, Americana, fine bindings, mysteries, private press, and unusual books in many fields.

For more information visit www.mwaba.com , send an email to Rulon@Rulon.com or call 651-290-0700.

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Pet A Palooza

Date: June 25, 2016
Location: Machinery Hill (Streets north of Randall Ave.)

Hours:
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Description:
CBS Radio is pleased to bring you Pet-a-Palooza presented by The Urban Dog and brought to you by University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center! Pet-a-Palooza is a gift to you…the pet owner, to celebrate our love affair with pets. It’s free to attend, free parking. Enjoy Live Music, Pet Entertainment, Kids Area, Exhibitors, and more! Visit the many pet adoption and rescue organizations and start the process of adopting a new pet for your family.

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