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2017 Events

Wed. - Sat, Grandstand Gates open 1 hour prior to the start of the event.
Date        Event Location Start Time   End Time
Mon 8/7 Education Building exhibit drop-off
Departments 28–30
8:00 am 8:00 pm
Mon 8/7 Agriculture Building exhibit drop-off
Departments 17–27 & 117
5:00 pm 8:30 pm

Tue 8/8 Agriculture Building exhibit drop-off
Departments 17–27 & 117
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue 8/8 Education Building exhibit drop-off
Departments 28–30
8:00 am 12:00 pm
Tue 8/8 Depts 28–30: Education Judging Education Building 4:00 pm
Tue 8/8 Dept 19: Floriculture Judging Agriculture Building 6:30 pm
Tue 8/8 Dept 20: Canning and Preservation Judging: Divisions O (Wine) & P (Beer) Agriculture Building 6:30 pm
Tue 8/8 Dept 21: Baking Judging Agriculture Building 6:30 pm
Tue 8/8 Dept 117: FFA Crops Judging Agriculture Building 7:30 pm
Tue 8/8 Dept 17: Farm & Garden Crops Judging (Divisions A, B & C) Agriculture Building 7:30 pm

Wed 8/9 Dept 20: Canning and Preservation Judging Agriculture Building 6:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 21: Baking Judging (continued from previous day) Agriculture Building 6:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 25: Arts, Crafts, Hobbies & Antiques Judging Agriculture Building 7:00 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 26: Health Care Residents Judging Agriculture Building 7:00 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 27: Photography Judging Agriculture Building 7:00 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 22: Household Art Judging Agriculture Building 7:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 23: Clothing Construction Judging Agriculture Building 7:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 24: Knitting, Crocheting Judging Agriculture Building 7:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 17: Farm & Garden Crops Judging (Divisions A, B & C) Agriculture Building 8:00 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 18: Fruit Judging Agriculture Building 8:00 am
Wed 8/9 Exhibit buildings and barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Wed 8/9 Gates Open 8:00 am 10:30 pm
Wed 8/9 4-H Poultry Show Judging Show Tent 8:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 15: Pigeon Show (following 4-H pigeons) Poultry Barn 11:00 am
Wed 8/9 Beef Cattle in place 12:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Commercial buildings open 12:00 pm 10:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Dairy Cattle in place 12:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Livestock must be entered by noon Wed 12:00 pm
Wed 8/9 4-H Rabbit Show Judging & Agility Show Tent 1:00 pm
Wed 8/9 4-H Swine Show Judging Show Area between Hog & Llama Barns 1:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 16: Rabbit Judging (following 4-H rabbits) Rabbit Barn 1:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 107: FFA Hogs Judging Show Area between Hog & Llama Barns 3:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 108: FFA Sheep Judging (following open Division and FFA Hogs) Show Tent 3:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 7: Hogs Judging (following FFA hogs) Show Area between Hog & Llama Barns 3:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Pig Races Racing Pigs 3:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 8: Sheep Judging Show Tent 4:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 4:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Herb Gardening
Have you ever wondered what herbs you should plant or use in cooking? Or maybe how they are used in oils, health, or household needs, or even to spruce up the air? Wonder no longer—we'll have Dawn from the Watertown Floral Shop here to give her input on herbs and their uses. She'll answer all your questions and guide you to create your own herb garden at home. Where it can go from there is only known by you.
Agriculture Building 4:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Pig Races Racing Pigs 5:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Erin & Madison Entertainment Center 6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Minnesota Minn-E-Rod Tractor Pull
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open and practice begins at 5:00
More info
Grandstand 6:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Up South Patio 6:30 pm 10:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Pig Races Racing Pigs 7:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Johnny Holm Band
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:30 am

Thu 8/10 Dept 9-14: Poultry, Waterfowl, Game Birds Judging Poultry Barn 8:00 am
Thu 8/10 Exhibit buildings and barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Thu 8/10 Gates Open 8:00 am 10:30 pm
Thu 8/10 4-H & FFA (Dept 104) Dairy Show Judges' Square 9:00 am
Thu 8/10 4-H Horse Game Show West Arena 9:00 am
Thu 8/10 Commercial buildings open 10:00 am 10:00 pm
Thu 8/10 4-H Wool Fleece Judging Show Tent 11:30 am
Thu 8/10 4-H Lamb Lead and Sheep Show Judging Show Tent 12:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Plate of Bars Contest
Entry time 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
More info
Agriculture Building 12:15 pm
Thu 8/10 Unique, Clever Ideas for Cake Decorating
Ever wonder how they make the fancy roses or add the decorations to your party cake? Well, here is your chance to come watch and enjoy as Mackenthun’s demonstrates decorating cakes. They'll show you how to take a 9×13 cake and make it a masterpiece. Who knows, after some practice maybe you can enter your cake at the fair next year!
Agriculture Building 1:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 3:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Mollie B with the Jim Busta Band Entertainment Center 3:30 pm 7:30 pm
Thu 8/10 Pig Races Racing Pigs 4:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Thu 8/10 4-H Llama and Alpaca Show: Intermediates & Seniors Show Tent 5:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 5:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Dept 3: Llamas & Alpacas Judging Show Tent 6:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Pig Races Racing Pigs 6:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Castaways Patio 6:30 pm 10:30 pm
Thu 8/10 Open WSCA Horse Game Show
More info
West Arena 6:30 pm
Thu 8/10 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Motokazie
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open and practice begins at 6:00
More info and invitation to local riders
Grandstand 7:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Pig Races Racing Pigs 8:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Them Pesky Kids
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 8:00 pm 12:00 am

Fri 8/11 Exhibit buildings and barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Fri 8/11 Gates Open 8:00 am 10:30 pm
Fri 8/11 4-H Goat Show Judging Show Tent 8:30 am
Fri 8/11 4-H Horse Show: Training, Cloverbud, Pleasure & Trail Classes West Arena 8:30 am
Fri 8/11 Dept 4: Dairy Cattle Judging Judges' Square 9:00 am
Fri 8/11 Commercial buildings open 10:00 am 10:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Dept 5: Dairy Goats & Dept 105: FFA Goats Judging (following 4-H goats) Show Tent 10:00 am
Fri 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 12:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Cookie Jar Contest Judging
Entry time 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
More info
Agriculture Building 12:15 pm
Fri 8/11 Carver County Junior Holstein Heifer Show Judges' Square 12:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Veterans Program 2:30 pm 4:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 3:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Flower Arranging Contest
More info
Entertainment Center 4:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Jason Paulson Band Entertainment Center 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Wood Carving – Detailing & Finishing
You have a piece of wood carved out and looking like what you want—now what? Join us for a demonstration of detailing and finishing your carving. Let Henry tell you how he finishes off one of his beautiful carvings. He will help you understand the art of detailing a simple piece of wood into a finished masterpiece. Something you don’t want to miss if you enjoy working with wood. And who knows, maybe next year you can exhibit a piece of wood that you created.
Agriculture Building 4:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Pig Races Racing Pigs 4:30 pm
Fri 8/11 4-H & FFA (Dept 106) Beef Show West Arena 5:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Dept 6: Beef Cattle Judging (following 4-H & FFA Beef) West Arena 5:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 5:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Fri 8/11 NTPA Tractor Pull
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open at 5:30
More info
Grandstand 6:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Pig Races Racing Pigs 6:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Chopper
FREE!
7:00 pm 11:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Red Letter Band
"Sold" by Red Letter Band [Official Video] on YouTube
Patio 7:00 pm 10:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 7:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Hitchville
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:30 am
Fri 8/11 Pig Races Racing Pigs 8:30 pm

Sat 8/12 Exhibit buildings and barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Sat 8/12 Gates Open 8:00 am 10:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Open WSCA Horse Performance and Youth Show
More info
West Arena 9:00 am
Sat 8/12 Commercial buildings open 10:00 am 10:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull
Registration at 10:30 AM; Ages 4 to 11
Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Sat 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 12:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Diaper Derby
Registration at 12:30 pm
Entertainment Center 1:00 pm 1:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Rooster Crowing Contest
More info
Show Tent 1:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
$500 prize!
Registration form
Entertainment Center 2:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Want to Learn About Pottery?
Would you like to see a patchwork lion or dolphin being hand built from clay? Sue Christensen, who owns the pottery shop Sideshow Gallery at the Minnesota State Fair, will demonstrate building original pieces that will later be covered with plaster to make molds for slip casting lightweight porcelain wall art. You will see the tools and processes used in clay work, hear an explanation of mold making and slip casting, see examples of the colorful finished products and have the opportunity to ask questions.
Agriculture Building 2:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 3:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Pig Races Racing Pigs 4:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Sat 8/12 4-H Llama Show: Cloverbuds & Juniors Show Tent 5:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 5:00 pm
Sat 8/12 The Bingos Entertainment Center 5:00 pm 9:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Out-of-Field Tractors, Semis and Pick-ups Pull
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open at 4:30
More info, rules and entry form
Grandstand 5:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Pig Races Racing Pigs 6:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Dale Dahmen & The Beats Patio 6:30 pm 10:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Horse Ranch Rodeo
More Info
West Arena 6:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Pig Races Racing Pigs 8:00 pm
Sat 8/12 32 Below
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 9:30 pm 12:30 am

Sun 8/13 Exhibit buildings and barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Sun 8/13 Gates Open 8:00 am 8:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Chuck Thiel and the Jolly Ramblers – Polka Church Service Entertainment Center 10:00 am 11:00 am
Sun 8/13 Commercial buildings open 10:00 am 8:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Minnesota Circuit Riders Open NSCA Show
More info
West Arena 10:00 am
Sun 8/13 4-H Pet/Cat Show Show Tent 12:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Pig Races Racing Pigs 12:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 12:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Amateur Talent Contest
More info, rules and entry form
Entertainment Center 1:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Chuck Thiel & the Jolly Ramblers Patio 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 1:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Let us Help You Expand Your Creativity Within!
You have that favorite pet or you want to try drawing some of the animals you see when hiking in the parks. Well, here is your opportunity to learn the fundamentals, along with how to finish it off once you have the basic design. Mary and Cathy are here to help you, whether it is in pencil, water color pencils or another tool they have to show. Make sure you stop in and try your hand at drawing.
Agriculture Building 1:00 pm
Sun 8/13 4-H Round Robin Showmanship Contest Show Tent 2:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Pig Races Racing Pigs 3:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Demolition Derby
Age 7 through adult: $8.00; Children Age 6 & under: free
Gates open at 3:00
Ticket info, rules and entry forms
Grandstand 4:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 4:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Pig Races Racing Pigs 5:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Waconia High School Jazz Band Patio 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Traveled Ground with Jenn Bostic Entertainment Center 6:00 pm 10:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Cattle Excused 8:00 pm
Motokazie
Carver County Fair Midway
Hitchville
Pig Races
Johnny Holm Band
Exotic Zoo
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament
Demolition Derby
Tippy the Cow