Archive for Wednesday, July 29, 2009

McLouth Threshing Bee is Aug. 7 and 8

July 29, 2009

It’s almost time for another McLouth Threshing Bee.

The annual event, which started in 1957, will kick off this year with the antique and classic tractor ride premiere benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

The antique and classic tractor pull starts at 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at the threshing bee grounds in McLouth.

Jeremy Nichols will perform at a patio dance will start at 8 p.m.

Aug. 8 activities begin with steam threshing at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., as well as a parade of power at 1:30 p.m.

An ATV pull is set to begin at 1 p.m., while the drive-in car show and kids pedal tractor pull at 5 p.m. It is open to ages 3-12.

Live bands are scheduled for 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. County Road 5 will start performing at 6 p.m. and Cubby Lane will begin at 9 p.m. at the stage at the main track.

Admission is $5 and coolers may be brought to the grounds for $5. Glass bottles are not allowed.

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