Feb 27, 2022, 1pm – Jerry Hammer – State Fair History Is the Minnesota State Fair actually older than the state itself? That ‘s one of the things you will discover in D10 Como Park’s 2022 Sunday Series opening presentation from February 27, 2022. State Fair general manager Jerry Hammer — a longtime District 10 resident — tells stories about the founding and early years of the Fair, offers rare glimpses into the evolution of the Fairgrounds, including a history of buildings and attractions that no longer exist. Hammer also reviews past cancellations of the State Fair, and the impact of Covid. The presentation concludes with a Q&A.