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October 2014

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Park & Ride for Zoo Boo at Como Zoo

Dates: October 18, 2014 - October 26, 2014

Hours:
Shuttle hours are 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Admission:
Free

Description:
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.

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State FairWear Liquidation Sale

Dates: October 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014
Location: Visitor’s Plaza

Hours:
Friday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Description:
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 info@msffoundation.org.

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Weapons Collectors Show & Sale

Dates: October 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Location: Warner Coliseum

Hours:
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults $5, Children 12 and under Free. Under 18 years of age not admitted without parent or guardian

Description:
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.

November 2014

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North Star Roller Girls

Date: November 8, 2014
Location: Warner Coliseum

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Hmong American New Year

Dates: November 15, 2014 - November 16, 2014
Location: Warner Coliseum

Hours:
8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Admission:
Advanced Tickets: $5.00 - Purchase at 1088 Rice Street #2, Saint Paul, MN 55117<br />Tickets at the Door: $7.00

Description:
An annual Hmong American New Year Celebration that attracts attendees throughout the United States. We will have vendors selling traditional Hmong dishes, 40+ merchandise vendors. Activities on stage includes: Dance competitions, singing competitions, pageants, traditional ball tossing and more. Come join us!

For more information visit www.hmongamericaninc.org or call 612-615-2256.

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Prime Promotions - Fall Antique Show

Dates: November 21, 2014 - November 23, 2014
Location: Warner Coliseum

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

Admission:
$6.00 adult, children 12 and under FREE, $1.00 coupon found on website

Description:
Prime Promotions, Inc. announces the Fall Antique Show inside the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Warner Coliseum building. 100+ antique dealers exhibiting a unique blend of antique furniture and collectables. Discount coupons are available from website. Interested dealers please visit our website or contact us directly.

For more information visit www.mnantiqueshows.com , send an email to general@mnantiqueshows.com or call 651-771-3476.

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Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk

Date: November 22, 2014
Location: Various Roadways

Hours:
9: 00 a.m. - Noon

Admission:
Adult Registration: $30 Through the end of October and $35 from November 1-21. Registration on day of will be $40.<br />Children 12 & Under: $15 through November 21 and $20 on day of.

Description:
Chosen as one of the most incredible races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays! Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5k route with your team members and celebrate the season with giving.

For more information visit JBRTwinCities.kintera.org or send an email to bfornengo@arthritis.org.

Upcoming Events

State FairWear Liquidation Sale

Dates: October 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014
Location: Visitor’s Plaza

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Weapons Collectors Show & Sale

Dates: October 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Location: Warner Coliseum

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