ETS is excited to announce its partnership with Sutton Ridge Farm at the fourth annual
“Military Appreciation Family Day at the Farm”
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm (gates open at 9:30am)
Location: 1500 West 200th Street, Jordan, MN 55352
Join us as we celebrate our United States Military members in an event-filled, family-fun day. Free to military members!
This one-day, outdoor event is set aside to thank and honor our Military Veterans who continue to sacrifice past their days of active service. Military members (Active Duty, Reservists/National Guard, Retired) and their families are invited to come, as well as the general public.
The Jensen family, of rural Jordan, is honored to host the event on their private farm.
- Speakers from ETS and the DAV of MN
- A flag-raising ceremony
- Hay-wagon rides
- Close-up views of farm animals
- Skilled demonstrations including shearing sheep, woodturning and milking a cow
Special highlights include a parachute jump by Navy Seals from the Patriot Parachute Team and a Service Flag award ceremony.
- All proceeds benefit ETS services to support veterans and their families.
- Veteran resource groups/organizations
- Boot camp for the kids. NEW! this year, a jousting ring.
- Local vendors
Free to military members!
Lunch is included in the registration ticket. Free concessions available.
Goals for this Year’s Event
- Support the families of our troops and all Veterans
- Present available resources for Veterans
- Display and promote patriotism in our community
- Increase public awareness of Every Third Saturday (ETS) and its mission
- Thank the men and women who are or have served in our military
- Be a place where Veterans can connect & foster relationships with others who served our country
- Inform civilians how they can support our Military members