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 can be reached at 864-762-4090.