Monday, September 10, 2012
The Burnsville Fire Muster ended with the annual Community Parade featuring political candidates, thespians and 10-foot-tall zombies.
During the final act of the Burnsville Fire Muster, more than 100 floats made their way down 130th Street Sunday afternoon.
Here are a few scenes from Day 4 of the Burnsville Fire Muster.
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Saturday, September 8, 2012
Baby Jordan took first place in the final heat against fellow infants Eliza (second) and Henry (third place).
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Saturday, September 8, 2012
Find out what's happening during the city's key annual event on Sept. 8.
For those who want to give back to the community, there are two opportunities during Fire Muster. The city will be collecting donations for the local food shelf all night long, near the Main Stage and Souvenir Tent. There will also be a blood bank on site, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Civic Center Park, Nicollet Ave. & 130th St. Please visit www.redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or call 1-800-GIVELIFE (800-448-3543).
Friday, September 7, 2012
The Fire Muster begins in earnest on Friday—with pony rides, music, a carnival midway and the first annual Business Expo.
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Thursday, September 6, 2012
The second day of Burnsville's signature annual event is aimed at adults—car lovers and beer fans.
Car Show Date: Sept. 6, 2012 Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Parking Ramp at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Avenue South. Details: Bring your custom ride, dragster or classic car. The first 100 cars park free. Beer Tasting by Red Lion Liquors Date: Sept. 6, 2012 Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: In front of Burnsville Performing Arts Center Details: Red Lion will be giving out free samples, no Fire Muster button required. Sample beers from Left Hand Brewery, Brau Brothers, Fat Tire, Summit Boulevard, and Schells and meet experts from the breweries.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Council Member Dan Kealey told city colleagues that the race is back after a hiatus.
Efforts are afoot to revive what used to be known as the "Heart of the City Half-Marathon" — one of the key events of "I Love Burnsville" week. The race was cancelled in 2011 after key sponsors pulled out and high water closed the route along Black Dog Road. On Tuesday, however, Council Member Dan Kealey said his employer, Pawn America, was interested in bringing the race back to benefit a program called Kids Feeding Kids. Kealey said that this time, the race would likely be a 10K — rather than a 13-mile run. The race will also take place in late summer, during the Burnsville Fire Muster. According to Kealey, the Fire Muster Board has already given the event their blessing. As of now, the race is set for Sept. 9. Be sure to follow …
Saturday, September 10, 2011
A collection of scenes from Saturday night's carnival.
The Fire Muster Carnival runs until 11 p.m. tonight and all day tomorrow after the Community Parade, which begins at 1 p.m. and ends at 2 p.m. For a complete schedule go to the Burnsville Fire Muster website.
In case you missed it, here is Burnsville's signature Fire Truck Parade distilled to one minute, plus a calendar of events still to come.
Today, the Burnsville Fire Muster hit a rather loud, high note with the annual Fire Truck Parade. The lineup featured trucks new, old and older from all over Minnesota. However, the day is only half-over and the Fire Muster festivites are just beginning. Here is a look ahead: Saturday, Sept. 10 The carnival continues all day, from noon to 11 p.m. in Civic Center Park. In addition to midway rides and games, kids can enjoy pony rides, face painting, hair painting, airbrush tattoos and a variety of activities at the Kidz Korner. On both Saturday and Sunday, there will also be helicopter rides throughout the day, which lift off from a hill west of the park's main stage. Adults can also help themselves to a round of bingo at the Beer Tent. The …