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Okee Dokee Brothers perform at Eidem Homestead in Brooklyn Park

Eidem Annual Bake Contest

Saturday, October 13

Do you enjoy baking or canning? Enter Eidem's annual bake contest and see how your skills stack up to those of your neighbors.  Candidates must be 10 years or older. Each candidate may submit up to a total of 2 items (in any category) for judging. Items must be homemade (no store-bought items). Entries will be judged in the three areas: appearance/presentation, flavor, and texture.  Contest categories are:

  • Potato: anything made using potatoes
  • Sweet Treats: pies, tarts, cakes, cookies, bars, candy, etc.
  • Pastries and Breads: coffee cakes, pastries, breads, muffins, rolls, biscuits, etc.
  • Canned Items: jams/jellies, sauces, vegetables, fruit (traditional and freezer methods acceptable)

All entries must be submitted by noon on Saturday, October 13 with a completed entry form for each item. Entries will be accepted at the Eidem Homestead from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 13; canned items only will also be accepted at the Eidem Homestead from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Friday, October 12 as well as on Saturday. Judging of all entries will run from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 13. Winners will be announced at 3 p.m.

There will be ribbons for first, second and third place in each category for each age group and a grand prize winner for each age group. Submission items and any rewards can be picked up between 3 and 4 p.m. on October 13, or from October 15 to 19 at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Location and office hours

Eidem Homestead

4345 101st Ave N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

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Open seasonally for programmed events and private bookings

Phone and email

Eve Burlingame, Site Manager
Email Eve Burlingame

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