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Visit Dakota City during the Fair!
Visit Dakota City during the Fair!
August 7 - 13, 2017
Monday, August 8
Noon - 9:00 pm

Tuesday - Saturday, August 9 - 13
10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Sunday, August 14
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free admission with paid entry to the Dakota County Fair.
Location
Dakota County Fairgrounds
4008 220th Street West
Farmington, Minnesota 55024

Visit us during the fabulous Dakota County Fair, one of the largest and oldest county fairs in the state! Our Chautauqua is free with your paid fair admission!

Things to Do
Monday August 7

Dakota City opens at 12:00 noon!
5:00 pm Baker Fan / Dynamometer Demonstration – go towards the tractors – you’ll HEAR this one!
7:00 pm Chautauqua in the Big Tent behind Drugstore

Tuesday August 8

11:00 am Lake Wobegon Ladies String Band in the Drugstore
1:00 pm Tractor Parade through the Village
2:00 pm Baker Fan / Dynamometer Demonstration by Tractors
2:00 pm Threshing NW corner of the Village
7:00 pm  Chautauqua in the Big Tent behind Drugstore

Wednesday August 9

11:00 am Baker Fan / Dynamometer Demonstration by Tractors
1:00 pm Tractor Parade through the Village
3:00 pm Baker Fan / Dynamometer Demonstration by Tractors 5:00 pm  Curtis & Loretta in the Bandstand
7:00 pm  Chautauqua in the Big Tent behind Drugstore

Thursday August 10

Senior Citizen Day
10:00 am Czech Area Concertina Band in Bandstand
11:00 am  Rambling River Dumdiddies Mt. Dulcimer Club playing in Ahlberg Hall
11:00 am  Immigrant Trunk Program in Church
Noon  Summer Pops Band in Bandstand
1:00 pm Tractor Parade through the Village
1:00 pm  Immigrant Trunk Program in Church
2:00 pm  Chautauqua in Big Tent behind Drugstore
2:00 pm Threshing in NW corner of Village
3:00 pm Ron Seipp at the General Store
4:00 pm Chautauqua in Big Tent behind Drugstore
5:30 pm Baker Fan/Dynamometer Demonstration by Tractors
6:00 pm Chautauqua in Big Tent behind Drugstore
7:30 pm Baker Fan/Dynamometer Demonstration by Tractors

Friday August 11

11:00 am Baker Fan/Dynamometer Demonstration by Tractors
1:00 pm Tractor Parade through the Village
2:00 pm Button Box Accordion playing in Ahlberg Hall
2:o0 pm Threshing in NW corner of Village
3:00 pm Ron Seipp on Village Porches
4:00 pm Chautauqua in the Big Tent behind Drugstore
5:00 pm Minnesota Sliders in the Bandstand
6:00 pm Chautauqua in the Big Tent behind Drugstore

Saturday August 12

10:00 am Spinning Demonstration on Harris House Porch
11:00 am Baker Fan/Dynamometer Demonstration by Tractors
11:00 am  Spinning Demonstration on Harris House Porch
12:00 pm Songs for Children in the Bandstand
1:00 pm Tractor Parade through the Village
2:00 pm Button Box Accordion in Ahlberg Hall
2:00 pm Chautauqua in Big Tent behind Drugstore
2:00 pm Threshing in NW corner of Village
3:30 pm Baker Fan/Dynamometer Demonstration by Tractors
4:00 pm Chautauqua in Big Tent behind Drugstore
6:00 pm Chautauqua in Big Tent behind Drugstore
7:00 pm  Dakota Brass in Bandstand

Sunday August 13

10:30 am  Presbyterian Church Service
1:00 pm Tractor Parade
2:00 pm  Chautauqua in Big Tent behind Drugstore
3:30 pm Baker Fan/Dynamometer Demonstration by Tractors

Food & Drinks

Ice cream, cookies, 1919 Root Beer and more will be available in the Drugstore every day of the fair.

Lemonade will be available every day at the lemonade stand across from the General Store.

Sweet corn will be available at the corn stand across from the Post Office, Thursday through Sunday.