Date: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 4, 5 and 6, 2013. From 9:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m.
ANNUAL ANTIQUE TRACTOR SHOW - Visitors invited to educational exhibits and
demonstrations on America’s farming history.
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will host the 25th Annual
Antique Tractor and Engine Show on April 4, 5 and 6, 2013. Antique tractors and
farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on
Demonstrating the craftsmanship and durability of American farm machinery,
the show’s participants will operate working equipment and compete in tractor
races. Visitors will be able to watch demonstrations of wheat threshing, shingle
milling, corn grinding and unusual engines for everyday purposes. Exhibits will
include collections of flywheels, hit and miss engines, water pumps, vintage
pedal tractors, antique cars and farm equipment.
Competitions for adults will include tractor pulls, barrel races and a blind
race. Children can participate in pedal-powered tractor races, an old-fashioned
game of needle-in-a-haystack or a rooster-crowing contest.
Food concessions will include root beer floats, hamburgers and hot dogs,
barbecue and kettle corn. On Saturday afternoon, an antique tractor parade will
feature everything from customized lawn tractors to restored farm machinery.
Admission to the public is $5.00 per vehicle with up to eight passengers. For
more information, call (877) 635-3655.
Fees: Admission to the public is $5.00 per vehicle with up to eight