Antique Farm Show Sept. 16


At the Union County Fairgrounds

By Charles Warner - cwarner@s24511.p831.sites.pressdns.com



Charles Warner | The Union Times Tractors make their way through the Walmart parking lot during the “Parade of Power” which helped kick off the 14th Annual Union County Antique Farm Show which was held Sept. 17, 2016 at the Union County Fairgrounds, which served as the starting point and destination of the parade. The 15th Annual Union County Antique Farm Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Fairgrounds. Like previous Farm Shows, this year’s Farm Show will feature a variety of agriculture-related activities for both children and adults.


UNION — A “Parade of Power” to and from Walmart, blacksmithing, a Cornhole tournament, Bluegrass music, and the making of Sassafras Tea will all be part of the 15th Annual Union County Antique Farm Show.

The Union County Antique Farm Show is a free event held each year at the Union County Fairgrounds, Highway 176, Union. This year’s Farm Show, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 16 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., will, as in previous years, feature a variety of agricultural activities to entertain both children and adults. Those activities, many of them annual traditions of the show, include:

• Display of Antique Tractors.

• Food and craft vendors on-site.

• Saw milling demonstrations.

• The “Parade of Power,” a parade of tractors from the Fairgrounds to Walmart and back again.

• Poultry Showmanship.

• Woodcarving demonstrations.

• Display of a Woodworking Tool Collection.

• Blacksmithing demonstrations.

• Bluegrass music performances.

• An Ugly Tractor Contest.

• Antique Homestead, a building built and decorated to represent early farm life.

• Cornhole Tournament.

• Making Sassafras Tea.

• Pedal Tractor Pull.

• Soap Box Derby Races.

• Fire Trucks on display.

• Display of antique cars and trucks.

Farm Show Committeeman Allen Owens said that a new feature of this year’s show will be “a team of Belgian Horses” that will be on display.

For more information about the Farm Show call Allen Owens at 864-426-0068 or Raymond Sligh at 864-426-0922.

Charles Warner | The Union Times Tractors make their way through the Walmart parking lot during the “Parade of Power” which helped kick off the 14th Annual Union County Antique Farm Show which was held Sept. 17, 2016 at the Union County Fairgrounds, which served as the starting point and destination of the parade. The 15th Annual Union County Antique Farm Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Fairgrounds. Like previous Farm Shows, this year’s Farm Show will feature a variety of agriculture-related activities for both children and adults.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/web1_web1_IMG_0005Tractors.jpgCharles Warner | The Union Times Tractors make their way through the Walmart parking lot during the “Parade of Power” which helped kick off the 14th Annual Union County Antique Farm Show which was held Sept. 17, 2016 at the Union County Fairgrounds, which served as the starting point and destination of the parade. The 15th Annual Union County Antique Farm Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Fairgrounds. Like previous Farm Shows, this year’s Farm Show will feature a variety of agriculture-related activities for both children and adults.
At the Union County Fairgrounds

By Charles Warner

cwarner@s24511.p831.sites.pressdns.com

Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.

Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.

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