Old Thresher’s Reunion Coming Next Week

Preparations are underway for the 31st annual Nebraska State Antique Tractor and Horse Plowing Bee and Rae Valley Old Thresher’s Reunion to be held the weekend of Aug. 23-25.
Sponsored by the Rae Valley Heritage Association, Friday activities will include a tractor cade which is expected to arrive at the location of the event, just west of Petersburg, by 5 p.m. Friday.
Featured all three days of the event will be steam engines, a working blacksmith, shingle mill, gas engines, antique tractor, saw mill as well as horse-powered machinery. Family activities have always been a feature of the celebration and this year will be no different. There will be a sand pile, kiddie rides, money scramble, parade Saturday and Sunday, and a pedal tractor pull competition.
On both Saturday and Sunday, there will be a flea market.
A consignment auction will be held Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. The stock antique tractor pull is slated to get underway at noon.
For more information, go to www.raevalley.org.”