Thank a cow and a dairy farmer today.
Here are today's dairy events at the fair:
o 9 a.m.: Dairy Day awards breakfast in the Empire Room.
o 10:30 a.m.: Celebrity Milkshake Contest, Chevy Court Pavilion. Members of the press show off their skill at making a unique milkshake flavor while trying to beat the clock.
o 11 a.m.: The Big Cheese auction. Cheese in blocks small, large, and gigantic are auctioned off at the Chevy Court Pavilion. Free samples available while you bid!
o 6 p.m.: Dairy Day goes to the State Fair Daily Parade. Dairy princesses, milk trucks, and lots of streetside giveaways highlight this edition of the parade around Chevy Court.o All day: Cheese sculptor Sarah Kaufmann will carve cheddar into unique sculptures in the Dairy Products Building.