Summer entertainment in the 19th century embraced the pleasures of the outdoors, especially in Minnesota. The Sibley House Historic Site, 1357 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota, will recall those days with afternoon teas on the site's grounds on Aug. 12 and 13.
Continuing the tradition, Dakota County staff and commissioners will be at the Dakota County Fair in Farmington to greet visitors, provide information and discuss issues during this year's fair Aug. 7 to 13.
We are living during an exciting and interesting period of history. Everyday we see new technological breakthroughs that were only dreamed of a few years ago. We have the ability to communicate instantly to almost anyone, anywhere in the world.
Dakota City Heritage Village will again feature a free Chautauqua, patterned after the old-time outdoor and tent shows, during the Dakota County Fair. Performances will be offered each day, Monday, Aug. 7, through Sunday, Aug. 13, at the fairgrounds located at 4008-220th St. W.
Activities from a century ago along with a variety of special events will be featured at Dakota City, a 1900-era village and museum, during the Dakota County Fair Aug. 7-13. Dakota City Heritage Village is located at the western end of the County fairgrounds at 4008-220th St. W. in Farmington.