All About Our Heritage
These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage;
Survey the crowd.
Responses were largely favorable. The mariachi band played a great selection of music and had wonderful, traditional outfits. The Wendinger polka band is a favorite from New Ulm and had a bigger crowd than the seating area allowed for. The Norwegian story teller had a small crowd, but made his stories interesting and funny.
Freeborn County Agricultural Society
To bring a variety of cultural heritage and arts programming to the fair, and purchase a stage.