A quick look at what’s happened – and what’s coming up – at the Minnesota State Fair.
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What's on tap: 'Read and Ride' day
Bring a valid public library card, and get a couple bucks off admission.
9 a.m. – Minnesota's public libraries stage shows and games all day at Carousel Park, including a magician, a yo-yo master, a hypnotist and more.
7:30 p.m. – Patti LaBelle at the Grandstand
Today's State Fair forecast
The overnight rain and storms give way in the morning, and lead into a partly sunny day with a high of 83 degrees. Tonight, it drops down to about 69 degrees.