Events

At the Mill Road Thresherman’s Show we have events and activities through out the weekend.

Of course there’s the Tractor Show

On Friday we have the Equipment Consignment Auction and the feature show Lilly Pearl Square Dancing Tractors 2 shows (6 pm and 8 pm), with tractor games between shows

Saturday there’s Horse Farming Demonstrations, Garden Tractor Pull, Bluegrass Music, the Power Parade, Pedal Pull, a Kids Straw Stack Treasure Hunt, Draft Horse Pull and in the evening the Truck and Tractor Pull.

Sunday we have a Church Service first thing in the morning followed by breakfast. Car Show starting at 9am. Bluegrass Music plays while you eat and on throughout the day, and at noon the Antique Tractor Pull fires up.

But that’s just the scheduled stuff. There are Threshing and Baling demonstrations periodically throughout the weekend. On the other end of the grounds Antique farm machinery harvests, then plows ground as the weekend progresses. The Farm Toy Show is in the air conditioned Schutzenfest Building and the Outdoor Flea Market  is in the open barns. Parts and Equipment Vendors are scattered throughout the grounds. There’s a hall dedicated to Antique Farming and a Bee Keepers Demonstration. Kids enjoy the petting zoos. And of course, there’s Fair Food to keep everyone fed.

 

About the Show

The Mill Road Thresherman Show is held at the Effingham County Fairgrounds in Altamont, IL. This is a family friendly show with lots of activities for the kids, great entertainment, bluegrass, antique farming demonstrations, tractor pulls, horse pull, flea market, toy tractor show, and lots, lots, more. Come out and see for yourself.

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