2014 MINNESOTA - APRIL 2014
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
(see also: 2013)
April 1-30, 2014 Farm Babies
Apple Valley, Minnesota
Come out and enjoy the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm! There’s nothing cuter than baby chicks, piglets, lambs, calves, goat kids, and bunnies. There will be fun and hands-on kids’ activities.
April 5, 2014 Taste of Heritage - Albert Lea, Minnesota
Discover Albert Lea's diverse heritage from today, yesterday and tomorrow, and enjoy free live entertainment, displays of heritage, food samples, and games and activities for the kids. Held at Northbridge Mall.
April 5-6, 2014 New Vintage Days - Chisago City, Minnesota
Winehave Winery. Be the first to sample our wines from the new vintage including our LaCrescent and Marquette. Admission and wine tasting are free - bring your friends!
April 5-6, 2014 7th Annual Minnesota Alpaca Expo - Owatonna, Minn.
Level IV halter show has over 500 alpacas in the most astonishing array of colors. In addition to a Level II Award winning fleece will be on display throughout the weekend! This is the only event in Minnesota of this nature and we only come around once a year. Open to the Public. Free admission and free parking.
April 12, 2014 Vergas Maple Syrup Fest - Vergas, Minnesota
Vergas is Home of the World's Largest Loon. We hope you’ll join us for great pancakes topped with PURE Maple Syrup, other homemade goodies, and a fun run.
April 22, 2014 Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
April 26, 2014 5th Annual Savor Minnesota - Canterbury Park, Minnesota
Savor Minnesota was developed to showcase the best of Minnesota food and drink, underscoring the importance of supporting the local movement while spotlighting top producers throughout the state. Many Minnesota wineries and several breweries will be winning guests over with their local libations.
April 27, 2014 The Great Chefs of Minnesota - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sample from the menus of 20 area top restaurants & chefs. Wine Pull, Live Entertainment, Heads &mps; Tails Raffle to win great prizes, Beer, Wine and Bloody Mary Bar, and much more!!