Category Archives: Festivals

The Stillwater Harvest Fest drew a big crowd today. The weather was an awesome 82 degrees with sunny skies. It was one of the nicest fall days I remember here in Minnesota in October. The crowds gathered along the St. Croix River downtown to watch the Pumpkin Regatta – people racing hollowed out giant pumpkins down.
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I made a stop for dinner in Madison, Wisconsin on the way out to Milwaukee. The Parthenon restaurant features authentic Greek gyros with lamb, tomatoes, onions, and a cucumber sauce. Very good and plenty filling (see photo – it was huge!). After dinner I wandered along State Street where the Madison Street Festival was going.
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I enjoyed a couple hours this afternoon at the Afton Strawberry Festival. In the park I wandered from vendor to vendor looking at homemade jams and salsa, photography, crafts, jewelry, and much more. Up the street I went into Squire House Gardens – a store located in a house filled with cool garden items, knick.
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