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October 2017

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Title Nine Blowout Sale

Dates: September 28, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Location: Dairy Building

Hours:
Thursday
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Admission:
Free Admission. Open to Public.

Description:
Save up to 75% off on women's dresses, swim bras, jackets, pants, skirts, tops, sweaters, shorts, shoes and more at the Title Nine Blowout Sale. Arrive early for the best selection! We accept cash, check and credit cards. Gift cards not accepted at teh sale. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

For more information visit www.titlenine.com or call 1-800-342-4448.

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Fall Festival Arabian Horse Show

Dates: September 29, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Hours:
Friday 9 AM
1 PM
6 PM
Saturday 9 AM
1 PM
Sunday 10 AM

Admission:
Free pubilc admission

Description:
An all Arabian Futurity show that awards over $200,000.00 in prize money. Horses are presented by amateurs.

For more information visit www.medallionstallion.com or call (612) 860-4888.

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Military Relic & Collectors Show

Dates: September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults $6, Children 10 & under Free

Description:
The show and sale highlights military history items from Civil War to present with emphasis on Minnesota Military History. Dealers are from around the country and Cana

For more information visit www.battlefieldstore.com or call (612) 801-4673.

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Antique Spectacular Show & Flea Market

Dates: September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Location: Grandstand

Hours:
Saturday
8 AM - 5 PM
Sunday
10 AM - 4 PM

Admission:
Adults $7, Children 12 & under Free

Description:
250 dealers exhibiting both indoors and outdoors. Dealers offer a unique blend of antique furniture, collectables and outdoor flea market items. Discount admission coupons available on website, in newspapers or by calling Prime Promotions. Interested dealers can visit website for contracts or call Prime Promotions.

For more information visit www.mnantiqueshows.com or call (651) 771-3476 or ge.

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MWCA Weapons Show & Sale

Dates: September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Location: Education Building

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

Admission:
Adults $5, Children 12 & 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 annual show at the Education Building. 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.

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Midwest Fall Swap Meet & Antique Auto Show

Date: October 1, 2017
Location: North Lots

Hours:
7:30 AM - 3 PM

Admission:
Adults $5, Seniors 65 & over $3, Children 10 & under Free

Description:
The Midwest Fall Swap Meet & Auto Show features hundreds of vendors offering automotive related items and a car corral with cars for sale. Trophies will be awarded in ten classes for show cars 1992 and older, plus one People's Choice trophy.

For more information visit www.midwestswapmeet.com or call 952-994-3225.

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Fall FFA Invitational

Date: October 3, 2017
Location: Miracle of Birth Center

Description:
Dairy Cattle & Poultry Judging FFA - U of M Invitational

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Minnesota Harvest Horse Show

Dates: October 3, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

Hours:
Tuesday-Sunday: 7:30 AM
$25000 Grand Prix
Saturday- 7:30 PM

Admission:
Free public Admission during the day. Tickets for $25,000 Grand Prix on Saturday, October 8 at 6 PM -$15 at the door, $14 at door with discount coupon. $13 online (see website)

Description:
Longest Running Indoor, exclusively hunter/jumper horse show in United States. Celebrating its 25th Anniversary.

For more information visit www.minnesotaharvesthorseshow.com.

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Twin Cities Oktoberfest

Dates: October 6, 2017 - October 7, 2017
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
5:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Admission:
$25 includes 24 oz stein and 1 fill; discounts at living social, groupon, twitter and website <br />

Description:
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!

For more information visit www.twincitiesoktoberfest.com or call info@twincitiesoktob.

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Gold Country FairWear Sale

Dates: October 6, 2017 - October 7, 2017
Location: Visitors Plaza

Hours:
Friday
Noon - 6 p.m.
Saturday
9 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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Half Price Books Clearance Event

Dates: October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Location: Grandstand

Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily

Admission:
Free

Description:
Half Price Books Clearance Event. One of the Twin Cities' Largest Used Book Sales. Everything $2 or Less. Hardback Fiction & Non-Fiction. Children's Books. Thousands of DVDs, CDs, Videos, Cassettes, Software and More!

For more information visit www.halfpricebooks.com or call 651-639-1700.

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Fall ComiCon

Date: October 7, 2017
Location: Education Building

Hours:
10 AM - 5 PM

Admission:
Tickets available at the door for $9/Adult. Children 9 & under are free. Get $1.00 off admission with a canned food shelf donation.

Description:
The Midwest's largest comic book convention. Comic book creators & dealers from all over the USA. Lots to see and do! Something for everyone!

For more information visit http://www.mcbacomicons.com/ or call 612-237-1801.

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Citywide Community Cleanup Event

Date: October 7, 2017
Location: North Lots

Hours:
Drop-Off Times: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Description:
Citywide Community Clean up Event

For more information visit stpaul.gov/recycle or call 651-266-8866.

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Pumpkin Nights

Dates: October 13, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Location: DNR Complex

Hours:
Sundays - Thursdays
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays: 6:30 PM - Midnight

Admission:
Tickets at pumpkinnights.com/tickets. GA Tickets: Seniors (60+) $16, Adults (13-59) $20, Kids (4-12) $16, Children (3 and Under) FREE. Family Pack (2 Adults, 2 Kids): $64.

Description:
Rekindle the enchantment and wonder of Halloween at Pumpkin Nights! This outdoor festival immerses you in a half-mile walking path of over 3,000 carved pumpkins, larger-than-life displays and multi-sensory experiences. In addition to pumpkins, Pumpkin Nights offers food and activities for the whole family!

For more information visit www.pumpkinnights.com or call info@pumpkinnights.c.

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Twin Cities Book Festival

Date: October 14, 2017
Location: Progress Center

Hours:
Saturday
10 AM -5 PM

Admission:
Free

Description:
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 childrens pavilion with storytelling, crafts, and activities; a used book sale, and more!

For more information visit www.twincitiesbookfestival.com or call bookfest@raintaxi.co.

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Roadsters Swap Meet

Date: October 15, 2017
Location: North Lots

Hours:
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission:
$5 per person and swappe

Description:
Automotive parts, accessories and related items.

For more information visit roadsterstwincities.com.

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Minnesota Beef Expo

Dates: October 19, 2017 - October 22, 2017
Location: Warner Coliseum & Livestock Area

For more information visit www.mnbeefexpo.com.

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Park & Ride for Zoo Boo at Como Zoo

Dates: October 21, 2017 - October 29, 2017

Hours:
October 21-22 and October 28-29

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MWCA Weapons Show & Sale-Coliseum

Dates: October 28, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Location: Warner Coliseum

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

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Riders and Ribbons Horse Show & MN Academy Equestrian Finals

Date: October 29, 2017
Location: AgStar Arena

Hours:
9 AM - 4 PM

Admission:
Free to Spectators

Description:
Starting at 9 AM is the 6th Annual MN Academy Equestrian Finals. The afternoon Riders & Ribbons starts. These show are designed for riders in lesson programs to showcase and test the skills by competing in a safe inspiring environment.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/MNAcademyEquestrianFinals or call carrybartz@aol.com.

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Dates: December 8, 2017 - December 10, 2017

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