Exhibition of old agricultural machinery scheduled for Friday and Saturday
The 13th Annual Jackson County Antique Farm Machinery Show will be held Friday and Saturday at the Jackson County Fairgrounds, 476 E. County Road 100S, Brownstown.
The Jackson County Antique Machinery Association Inc. event will begin at 9 a.m. daily with prayer and the national anthem.
The show will feature Allis-Chalmers tractors, garden tractors and equipment. There should be around 100 tractors and 100 antique engines at the show.
Admission is $2 for adults and free for children 12 and under. There will also be free entry on Friday for veterans.
A silent auction will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday. Free ham and beans will be served at 6:30 p.m. Friday with live music.
On both days there will be displays of vintage equipment, antique tractors, barrel train rides, a swap meet and flea market and an open cruise for vintage cars and trucks.
There will be live demonstrations of basket weaving, jewelry making, blacksmithing and woodworking in at least one of the fairground buildings.
At 11 a.m. Saturday there will be a pedal tractor draw for the kids.
A variety of food will be available from the Carr Township Conservation Club and other organizations.
The show is sponsored by area merchants and the Jackson County Visitor Center.
For more information about the show, call 812-523-3246 or 812-523-3594. On show days, call 812-216-5597 or search Jackson County Antique Machinery Association on Facebook.