Bird City antique, thresher show marks 60 years
Published on -7/4/2013, 12:14 PM
Special to The Hays Daily News
BIRD CITY -- Ten working steam engines and more than 200 antique tractors will be highlighted during the 60th annual Tri-State Antique Engine and Thresher Show from July 25 to 27 at the show grounds in Bird City.
Seventeen buildings will be filled with antiques.
Beginning with a patriot flag raising at 10 a.m., daily events include corn shelling, blacksmithing, printing and sawmill demonstrations, a quilt show, wheat threshing, player piano concerts, old schoolhouse presentations, tug-of-war (kids vs. steam engine), and a parade at 1:30 p.m. each day.
Events include a community yard sale and swap meet, concerts, children's events, stagecoach rides and more.
For information, call Rod Klepper at (785) 734-7369 or Darci Schields at (785) 734-7172 or visit atwww.threshershow.org or threshershow.blog.com.