in popularity every year, the Potato Sack Fashion Show will once
again take center stage Saturday at 11:00 am. The tradition of
the wearing of potato sacks dates back to the 30's when the common
Potato Days attire was vests made out of potato sacks. In fact,
at that time, business owners caught without their vests would
Today, potato sack fashions have been expanded
to include everything from tuxedos to bathing suits, wedding gowns
to bib overalls. This year's theme is 'Potato Days Super Heroes.'
All garments must be made using potato sacks. The category for fashion designs
'Potato Days of Yester-Years!'
Entries must use potatoes or potato sacks, but
do not have to be sewn. Potato sacks can be purchased in Barnesville
at Barnesville Amoco and Barnesville Grocery.
HOW TO ENTER -2016 Fashion Show Registration Form
Entries will be accepted in both the children's and adult categories. There
is no entry fee. Registrations are due before Friday of the Festival and must
include a description of the potato sack garment.
Barnesville Buck prizes will be awarded in both the children (12 and under)
and adult categories. First prize is $25, second prize is $15 and third prize
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Potato Days, P.O. Box 345, Barnesville, Minn. (218) 354-2888 or contact the
Spudline at (800) 525-4901 for an official entry form.