Meghan Graham, an organizer of Henderson Sauerkraut Days tells MPR News about the festival, including a kraut eating contest.
The festival runs through Sunday in Henderson, Minn., and features free kraut, tractor rides, and a night-time parade on Saturday night.
Other festivals this weekend include:
• Paul Bunyan Days in Akeley, Minn., featuring an assortment of Bunyan-themed contests.
• Riverfest in Dawson, Minn. featuring a parade on Sunday and the unveiling of the annual Honorary Gnome.
• Twin Cities Pride Festival
• Food Truck Fair
• Twin Cities Jazz Festival
• Somali Independence Day