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Threshers and Combines Weekend
September 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday through Monday, Sept. 2-4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oliver Kelley Farm, 15788 Kelley Farm Road, Elk River. Celebrate Labor Day weekend and the culmination of the grain growing season at Kelley Farm. Help the farmers bring grain bundles in from the fields, thresh the grain in a horse-powered threshing machine, bag up the grain and rake away the straw. Then compare that experience to a modern combine. Visitors can also discover the story of flour and gluten in the new learning kitchen and sample treats made from a variety of grains. 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]