37th Annual Prairie Pothole Day
Sat, Sept. 7th from 9am-5pm
at Stoney Ridge Farm
Stoney Ridge Farm is located on U.S. 71 1/8th mile South of the junction with Minnesota 9, near New London, Minnesota.
Prairie Pothole Day 2019! Anyone that enjoys the outdoors will enjoy this event! It is a FREE outdoor family fun day from seminars to shooting sports to dog events galore. There is something for everyone. Event is rain or shine. Come out and support the local Minnesota Waterfowl Association that puts this event on for the main purpose of getting YOU OUTSIDE!!!!
FEATURING SEMINARS BY
Scott Threinen: 3 Time MN State Champion & World Team Calling Champion
Sandy Austin: Wild Game Chef; Demonstrations & Tips of Cooking Wild Game on the BBQ Grill
FOR THE KIDS
Kids have been a focus or Prairie Pothole Day activities since 1983 and this year is no exception. Returning for a another year is the wildly popular rock climbing wall where kids can try and scale the wall to ring a bell. Scared of heights? No problem, kids can try their hand at the archery range or BB gun range. Want to step back in time? Head out to the black powder range and see if you can hit the bulls eye.
FOR THE DOGS
Prairie Pothole Day was started by a group of avid waterfowlers who wanted to help protect local wetlands. So it only made sense that their four-legged hunting buddies would show up and want to play games. This year Dock Dogs will be back again. Wildly popular this is a chance for your pup to get some big air. Up for a challenge, then let your dog work in the pond where we simulate hunting situations. Singles, doubles, land-water-land, poison birds… we’ll set up just about any retrieve.
Prairie Pothole Day has something for everyone. Want to learn about wetland ecology stop down by the lake. Want to learn about oak savannahs, take the prairie woods walk led by local naturalists. Need to make some noise, bring your gun and try and break some pigeons on the sporting clays course. Too noisy, bring your bow and walk the 3-D archery trail. Hungry after all the games, have lunch on the grounds before you shop in the educational and vendors booths in the farmyard.
A local fundraising event for the Minnesota Waterfowl Association. Hosted by the friends and volunteers of Prairie Pothole Chapter.
Free Parking & Admission (adults urged to purchase $10 raffle tickets)
Lunch and Snacks on Grounds
For Safety: Guns and bows must be cased. All dogs must be on a leash. Please, no alcoholic beverages.
For more information call Roger at 320-354-2418.
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