The Southern Research and Outreach center of Waseca will host their Open House on Thursday, September 13. Hours will be 4-8PM rain or shine. Food will be served up from 4:30-7:30PM. There will be door prizes include 8 quarter hogs fully processed and packaged.

Activities include a Taste as you Learn exhibit which will feature pork tasting, soybean snacks and milk shakes. Master Gardeners will be on hand. Local honey will be for sale as well as meat and cheeses produced by the University. . You can also learn about the Minnesota grape industry and sample local wines and craft beer.

Bring along the kids for 4-H activities and games and they can try their luck in the corn maze. There will be animals to check out too. Also be horse-drawn trolley rides.

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