Saturday, September 17, 2016

Minnesota Children’s Book Festival


We went to Red Wing, MN for the 17th Annual Minnesota Children’s Book Festival. It was from 12:00 to 5:00 and was busy. There were activities for kids and adults and was a fun afternoon. Parking and admission were free, which is always a plus. This was held at the Anderson Center, which is a legacy from Dr. Alexander P. Anderson, who was the inventor of the process for making Puffed Wheat and Puffed Rice.

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image2  We played marbles with Tom Fletcher, MN marble champion.

There was also a craft show at the National Guard Armory (also free). Not quite sure about the dinosaur walking around it though.
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I’ve got a few more pictures, plus copies of the brochures from the Book Festival, which you can click here to see.


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