Corn Days Continues 18 Aug 12

The 51st annual Buttered Corn Days celebration continues today (SAT) in the City of Sleepy Eye! “All Fired Up For Corn” is the theme. The annual Corn Eating Contest took place Friday afternoon, with returning champions Sleepy Eye Off-Sale defeating Arneson Distributing by only 2 points. Buttered Corn Days highlights today include the Buttered Corn Days Fitness Extravaganza, a Waffle Feed, the Grand Parade at 5pm, city-wide garage sales, and more. The Sleepy Eye Fire Department is celebrating it’s 125th anniversary this weekend as well with an open house and a dance at the Eagles Orchid Inn following the parade.