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Published May 01, 2008, 12:00 AM

Floodwood Plans Farm and Garden Fest

The Floodwood Farm & Garden Fest will be held Saturday, May 3 by the water tower – with plenty of activities for all.

The Floodwood Farm & Garden Fest will be held Saturday, May 3 by the water tower – with plenty of activities for all.

The day’s activities will begin with a Pancake Breakfast at 8 a.m., served at the fair center.

At 9 a.m. there will be a Flag Dedication at Veterans Park and an Animal Swap Meet at the feed mill.

The day really gets under way at 10 a.m., when the Opening Ceremony and Prayer will be held at the Center Stage, the Antique Tractor Show will begin, the flea market opens, and music by a DJ will entertain from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Talk to the Pros” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as well, featuring Master Gardeners Jan Fagre and Roger Hill, an animal nutritionist from Famo Feeds, Grassland Central, Wick and Associates, Northern Minnesota Nurseries, World’s Grooviest Greenhouse, Floodwood Auto and Motor Sports, Gallagher Fence Specialists, Floodwood Farm and Feed, and Floodwood Hardware.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., you can get involved in Paint-A-Pot and Plant-A-Flower.

Kids’ games begin at 11 a.m., with free pony rides offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Pet Parade will get under way at noon at Northview Bank (only non-aggressive and not-in-season pets).

A $100 prize will be offered for the Best Scarecrow, with competition to begin at 2 p.m.

Don’t miss this event – bring the family because there is something for everyone! For more information, call 218-476-2233.

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