The Heart of Minnesota Great Dane Club celebrates it's 8th Annual year of Back to Back Specialty Shows.

Washington County Fairgrounds - Lake Elmo, MN

Show Chair: Margaret Ontl

Thursday afternoon/evening Specialty - August 26, 2010

Friday morning/afternoon Specialty - August 27, 2010

Judges for 2010: 

Thursday Specialty - Don Carmody

Friday Sweeps: Linda Cain

Friday Specialty - Linda Tonnancour

Thursday we have a potluck type dinner for our exhibitors on the show grounds.

Friday we have a buffet dinner and raffle in the evening after the shows. The location this year will be at the Lake Elmo Inn Event Center at 3712 Layton Avenue North and Hwy 5 in Lake Elmo, MN. See the link below.

Below is a list of the dinner stations.

Station Buffets

Pasta Station - *Penne pasta tossed with chicken breast and an assortment of vegetables, served with Marinara and an Alfredo sauce, parmesan cheese, rolls and butter.

*Cheese tortellini tossed with mushrooms, peas, proscuitto, garlic and served with Marinara and an Alfredo sauce, parmesan cheese, rolls and butter

Carving Station - *Rounds of beef

Mashed Potato Bar - *Sweet and regular potatoes with choice of toppings to add - honey butter, butter, sour cream cheese, bacon, fried leeks and jalapeno peppers

Salad Bar - *mixture of market and greek salad items with assorted dressings

Please let us know if you would like to attend our dinner/raffle so we can let the restaurant know how many to expect.

Play the video on the Lake Elmo Inn website to hear more about them and see the dining location setting.

More exciting shows will also be held on Saturday, August 28, 2010 and Sunday, August 29, 2010 at the same location for the St. Croix Valley Kennel Club, Inc. as well as the the Northstar Working Group Association show on Monday, August 30.  The Dane judge on Monday will be Devertis (Dee) Guerra, a Dane breeder (Hydane) from Kansas City.  Group judge will be Rita Biddle.  Every effort will be made to complete judging by 3:00 p.m.