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Prairie Sugar and Sweets Weekend

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oliver Kelley Farm, 15788 Kelley Farm Road, Elk River. Prairie sugar, also known as sorghum, was made 150 years ago as a sweetener for farmers and their families. Visitors can help with the process of turning sorghum into sweet, syrupy molasses. Then explore the sugar beet crop in the fields and discover how sugar beets are processed into granulated sugar. In the new learning kitchen, visitors can help make and sample a variety of sweets using many different types of sweeteners. Cost: Included with site admission of $12 adults, $10 seniors and college students, $6 ages 5-17, free age 4 and under and Minnesota Historical Society members. 763-441-6896 or [email protected]

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Date:
September 30
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Oliver Kelley Farm
15788 Kelley Farm Rd.
Elk River, 55330 United States
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Phone:
763-441-6896
Website:
http://sites.mnhs.org/historic-sites/oliver-h-kelley-farm