Friday is MPR Day at the fair, and the public radio station will be broadcasting from the Carousel Park stage.
In addition, the rides at Mighty Midway and Kidway have a one-ticket discount until 1 p.m.
As for the evenings musical entertainment, The Current's Music On-a-Stick show at the grandstand starts at 5 p.m. and features Semisonic, Dessa and Jeremy Messersmith. Tickets are $35.
Check out the fair's website for a schedule of the day's activities and events. For more information about upcoming fair events or specials, and transportation options, see .
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