Feature & Entertainment Lineup
Every year we bring unique features, entertainment and education to our shows as an added value to you! Check out the lineup below and click the links for more details on each!
Timberworks Lumber Jack Show
Come watch 2 lumberjacks and 2 lumberjills compete in a series of thrilling events! Pick a side and cheer on your team as they compete in log rolling, cross cut sawing, hot sawing, axe throwing, chain saw carving, chopping, can’t hook chocker racing and the exhilarating speed pole climb!
Thursday 4:30 pm & 6:45 pm
Friday 12:00 pm, 3:30 pm & 6:45 pm
Saturday 10:30am, 1:00pm, 4:00 pm & 6:30pm
Sunday 11:30 am & 2:30pm
Served as Chief Floral Designer from 2009-2015
As creative director for flowers and décor, Laura Dowling managed White House floral design for thousands of official and private events, including state dinners, parties, receptions and large-scale installations, such as the Fourth of July, Halloween and the iconic White House Christmas.
Her lush and lively floral creations also graced the White House state rooms, East and West Wing offices, Camp David and the Presidential private residence.
As Chief Floral Designer, Laura launched innovative strategic partnerships with the nation’s top artists and designers, creating imaginative, cutting-edge décor and flowers.
Laura is a long-time presenter and judge at the Philadelphia Flower Show, the nation’s oldest and largest flower expo, as well as a regular speaker at national, regional and local horticultural associations, garden clubs and museums. Her flower designs have been featured in design magazines and on Home and Garden Television (HGTV). She currently travels the country giving inspiring talks about her White House experience and her philosophy of floral artistry – with the goal of creating beauty wherever she goes.
DIY Guru Doreen Stovenour
Doreen Stovenour is just a ordinary mom who likes to DIY while making you laugh and making up songs. She will share how to rethink common household items and decor on a budget.
Field & Flame Cooking Seminars
Featuring Chef Frank McQuade
Frank McQuade, owner and head chef of McQuade’s Pub and Grill located in Two Harbors, MN is passionate about brining quality food, spices and breading to consumers. Frank has been in the food and restaurant industry for over 15 years. A love for the outdoors and cooking wild game has been the recent motivation to grow Field and Flame. Living in Northern Minnesota provides immense diversity with the fish, birds and other wild game that inhabit the area.
From Walleye to Whitefish, cooking Minnesotas favorite game fish!
Thursday 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm & 5:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am, 2:00 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:00 pm
Sunday 11:30 am & 2:00 pm
Liechty Mobile Housing by Schult
Liechty Homes has been a family-owned company since 1955. If you are in the market for a quality modular or manufactured home, make your way to the Arrowhead Home & Builders Show where Liechty Homes can help you find your dream home. Schult Homes will have a 3 bedroom, 2 bath beautiful home (The Roosevelt) from their Patriot Series on display at the upcoming show in Pioneer Hall.
Colorful Parakeet Landing
Back by popular demand is the colorful Parakeet Landing! Make your way to Paulucci Hall where you will find the Parakeet Landing.
Year after year, kids of all ages enjoy these friendly, colorful birds as they fly around their enclosure landing on arms, hands, shoulders and heads! The young ones are especially amazed as they can see the birds up close! You will want to have a camera ready to capture the looks on their faces as the parakeets elicit wide smiles and oohs and aahs of amazement!