Don’t miss the 32nd Annual Mill Road Thresherman’s Association Show this weekend!

The 32nd Annual Mill Road Thresherman’s Association Show will be held at the Effingham County Fairgrounds in Altamont, Ill. Displays will include antique tractors and machinery, stationary gas engines, model trains, farm toys, cars and more. Featured clubs this year are Hartland Oliver Collectors and Southern Illinois Green Iron Club. On Saturday, an FFA petting zoo will be set up on site. Chainsaw carving demonstrations will be given on Saturday and Sunday. Gate fee is $5 for adults. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult admission. Parking and grandstand entrance are free. For more information, contact Jim Schroeder at 217-821-1426.

Friday, July 26

  • 12 p.m. – Flag raising
  • 3 p.m. – Threshing and baling
  • 5 p.m. -7 p.m.- Music at the food court
  • 6 p.m. – Thresing and baling
  • 7 p.m. – Truck and tractor pull

Saturday, July 27

  • 8 a.m. -3 p.m. – Car show
  • 9 a.m. – Auction, horse farming demonstration, garden tractor pull, model train and toy tractor show
  • 11 a.m. – Threshing and baling
  • 1 p.m. – Bluegrass music, bluegrass jam
  • 2 p.m. – Threshing and baling, pedal pull, corn shredding demonstration
  • 3 p.m. – FFA tractor games
  • 5 p.m. – Threshing and baling, Kids Straw Stack Treasure Hunt
  • 7 p.m. – Horse pull

Sunday, July 28

  • 8 a.m. – Worship service
  • 9 a.m. – Bluegrass gospel
  • 10 a.m. – Model train and toy tractor show
  • 11 a.m. – Threshing and baling
  • 12 p.m. – Antique tractor and 10,500 and 12,000 lb. tractors
  • 2 p.m. – Threshing and baling
  • 3 p.m. – Raffle drawing
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