Family Farm weekend at Milwaukee County Zoo, Sept. 8 and 9

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Zoo is offering a Family Farm Weekend on September 8 and 9 at the Northwestern Mutual Family Farm. 

The event will be taking place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m both days, and will have plenty of activities for all ages. Adults can shop for locally grown produce, while kids can ride pedal tractors. 

Other events include a Wisconsin Spudmobile, where you can learn about the potato production process, a milk chugging contest, a pickle eating contest, basket weaving and the farmer's market.  

All activities are free with regular zoo admission. For more information, call the zoo at (414) 771-3040, or visit milwaukeecountyzoo.org.

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