Fairborne and Fairchild, the Minnesota State Fair mascots, get the crowd ready for this week's special three-hour broadcast
Garrison Keillor and Heather Masse sing "Let it Be Me" during the warmup
Senator Amy Klobuchar delivers a Senate Resolution celebrating Lake Wobegon and A Prairie Home Companion
Amy Klobuchar, Garrison Keillor, and Heather Masse
Kicking things off with Bob Douglas, Adam Granger, Mary DuShane, Pop Wagner, Howard Levy, and Dakota Dave Hull
Robin and Linda Williams
Maria Jette, Janis Hardy, and Vern Sutton
Old Crow Medicine Show
GK talks with Howard Levy
"Early," Prudence Johnson and Garrison Keillor
Garrison and Iris DeMent
David Rawlings and Gillian Welch
"Hold On, I'm Comin'," Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele
Garrison welcomes everyone back from the first intermission
Tim Russell and Russ Ringsak share a few memories from the show's time on the road
"Singing as We Rise," Joe Newberry and the band
A visit from Ruth Harrison: Reference Librarian
Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman
Sam Bush and Stuart Duncan
Howard levy and Joe Savage
This week in Lake Wobegon...
Butch Thompson on piano
Joe Newberry prepares for his next tune
Pop Wagner and Adam Granger play a song for Bill Hinkley
Garrison chats with Judy Larson
Lois Binder, who attended our very first show
Garrison Keillor and Heather Masse
Sam Bush joins the Steele Sisters on "Baby I Love You"
"There's a Whole Lotta Heaven"
Los Texmaniacs return for "Amor de Mi Vida"
"Brushy Mountain Conjugal Trailer"...
...Old Crow Medicine Show help us close out the broadcast.
"Just a Little While to Stay Here," as we go off the air in St. Paul
The sponsor signs come down after the show
"S.Res.492 — A resolution congratulating "A Prairie Home Companion" on its 40 years of engaging, humorous, and quality radio programming."