Farmington Dew Days Schedule of Events 2017

This is a tentative schedule and will be subject to change up to the day of the events. More is at http://farmingtondewdays.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 13

2-3 p.m. Waggin’ Tales – read to certified therapy dogs. Ages 5-10 at the Farmington Library

6-8 p.m. Game Night – play Catan and other board games (geared towards adults) at the Farmington Library

6:30 p.m. Farmington Royal Ambassador Coronation – Boeckman Middle School

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14

10:30-11 a.m. The Bazillions Trio sing along (ages 2-12) at the Farmington Library

1:30-2:30 p.m. Open Knitting – ages 8-80 at the Farmington Library

3-5 p.m. Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Tournament at the Farmington Library (ages 9-16) (registration begins May 31 at 10 a.m.)

6-9 p.m. Flavors of Farmington and Raffles – Beer Garden (rain or shine)

THURSDAY, JUNE 15

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Books and Beyond: Discover an Author  – DCL Farmington Meeting Room (ages 0-6) at the Farmington Library

2-3 p.m. Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest  – DCL Farmington Meeting Room (registration required) at the Farmington Library

3-4 p.m.Coloring Contest – sponsored by Market on Oak (pick up entries at Market on Oak)

5-10 p.m. Beer, Brats and Bingo – sponsored by Longbranch/Gossips (all proceeds to CEEF)

FRIDAY, JUNE 16

9 a.m. Dew Days Classic Tennis Tournament – Junior Divisions -Boeckman and Rambling River Tennis Courts

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Bouncy House – sponsored by Farmington Gymnastics Center – downtown Farmington

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Bungee Trampoline -downtown

10 a.m.-11p.m. Food Vendors open

10  a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dakota County Heritage Village  – tours provided from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Kids Sidewalk Craft Fair  – ages 4-16 (registration required) at the Farmington Library

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Meet the Robots – demo by Farmington High School Robotics Team at the Farmington Library

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Safety Zone – sponsored by Twin Cities Fire Engine Association – demos and events all day on Oak Street

12 p.m.-midnight Lions Beer Gardens – stage by Beer Gardens

12-1 p.m. Chalk drawing contest-sponsored by Janies Home Team in front of Janies Home Team

12 p.m. Crazy hair-face painting and much more for boys and girls

12 a.m.-6 p.m. Model Train Club Display in Senior Center

All Day Pick a Duck – sponsored by Farmington Gymnastics Center – downtown Farmington

12-8 p.m. Art Fair and Business Expo, Crafters

1-2 p.m. Hula Hoop Contest-sponsored by Anytime Fitness (stage by beer gardens)

2-4 p.m. Demonstrations by Farmington Gymnastics Center – Third Street in front of the Bouncy House

3 p.m. Pizza Eating Contest  – sponsored by Pizza Man – stage by Beer Gardens

3 p.m. Bingo for Kids – under the big tent

3:30-4:30 p.m. Friday Fun for Teens – Variety of fun activities (ages 10-16) at the Farmington Library

4 p.m. Bubble blowing contest – age 3 to 103  – in front of Heikkila Studio

5 p.m. Horse Race  – sponsored by Pellicci Hardware (registration at 4:30 p.m.) on Oak Street in front of Anchor bank

5 p.m. Kids Big Wheel Race – sponsored by Anchor Bank (registration at 4:30 p.m.)  – big wheels supplied  – on Oak Street

5 p.m. Dew Days Classic Tennis Tournament – Adult Divisions -Boeckman and Rambling River Tennis Courts

5-8p.m. Jewelry Sale Fundraiser  – Rambling River Center

5:30-6 p.m. Pie Eating Contest – sponsored by  Farmington Bakery-stage by Beer Gardens

6 p.m. Bed Races – down Oak from Second to Fourth Streets in downtown Farmington

7 p.m. Car Cruise – starting at the Dakota County Fairgrounds

8 p.m.-midnight Live music featuring  Hitfaced – stage by Beer Gardens

SATURDAY, JUNE 17

8 a.m. Rib Cookoff – sponsored by Bourbon Butcher – cooking begins

9 a.m. Softball Tournament – tournament will be held at Stelzel Fields (corner of Highway 3 and 195th St. W.)

8 a.m. Volleyball Tournament – tournament will be held at Carbones Pizza & Sports Bar  (10 N. Eighth St., Farmington)

8 a.m. Dew Run – maps available online – start at Rambling River Center

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Second Annual Two Cylinder Tractor Club Swap Meet  – Dakota County Fairgrounds

8:30-11:30 a.m. Fifth Annual Scholarship Waffle Breakfast  – sponsored by the Farmington Masons, Corinthian Lodge No. 67 – 326 Third Street

All day Pick a Duck – sponsored by Farmington Gymnastics Center – downtown Farmington

9-11 a.m. Fishing Tournament – Prairie View Park in Farmington  – sponsored by the  Southern Dakota County

Sportsmen’s Club. Ages 0-15, bait provided.

9:40 a.m. Eighth annual Bike Auction – 325 Oak Street  – bidding begins at 9:40 am and bikes can be viewed early

10 a.m.-12 p.m. Plant Health Care Diagnostics Clinic  – bring your gardening questions and problems at the Farmington Library

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Jewelry Sale Fundraiser  – Rambling River Center

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Model Train Club Viewing – 325 Oak Street

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Bouncy House – sponsored by Farmington Gymnastics Center – downtown Farmington

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Bungee Trampoline -downtown

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Art Fair and Business Expo

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Vendors open

10:30 a.m. Kiddie Parade – sponsored by Farmington Dew Days (registration at 10:30 p.m. before the parade)

11 a.m. Puppet Wagon – near the big tent

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Safety Zone – sponsored by Twin Cities Fire Engine Association – demos and events all day on Oak Street

12 p.m. Dew Days Olympics  – 18 and older

1 p.m. Bean Bag Tournament – sponsored by Dakota County Lumber-downtown Farmington – Oak Street in front of Anchor Bank

2 p.m. Pizza Eating Contest – sponsored by Carbones-downtown stage area

3-4 p.m. Gerster Jewelry Ring Toss – in front of  Gerster Jewelry

4-8 p.m. VFW Steak Fry-hosted by Farmington High School Dance Team – tickets sold at the door  – at VFW

4 p.m. Rib Cookoff -Judging

5 p.m. Grand Parade – see route map on Parade web page

6:30 p.m. Kiss the Pig – stage  under the tent

6:45 p.m. Synergy Dance Studio – In front of Rambling River Center garage  – Oak Street

8 p.m.-midnight Midnight Live featuring  the Dweebs-stage by Beer Gardens