August 2009 PAGE 2
A Plow Day
has been scheduled for Saturday, August 8th, at the sod farms off of KY Hwy 1694 on SchulerLane. From the Gene Snyder Hwy 841, take Hwy 22 east to Hwy 1694, go northeast to Schuler Lane andfollow the signs. The start time is 8:00am. Our Club member contact is Gene Crady at 502-592-0341.
The Eminence Day Parade and show
will be held Saturday, August 8th. They are staging at the oldBrunswick Plant in Eminence at 8:00am for a parade start at 9:00am.
Our Club Picnic
will be held Sunday, August 9th, at the Finchville Ruritan Club in Finchville, Kentucky. Weplan to gather at 2:00pm for a late lunch and socializing.
A Tractor Drive
is being put on Saturday, August 22nd, by our member Roger Brown. The Drive will startat 1:00pm from the field behind the Country Pantry grocery located at the intersection of KY Hwy 1319 andDawson Hill Road in the Northeastern tip of Bullitt County. After taking a 15 mile tour of some Kentuckyback roads, you will be able to enjoy some great food and tractor games. For safety reasons, you are askedto have the safety triangle on your tractor, and only one person on the tractor unless you have a seat for theadditional person. A tow chair or strap would also be a good idea.
The Robert Yount Antique Farm Machinery Show
will be held on August 28th and 29th at the YountFarm located at 5541 Bethlehem Road, Pleasureville, KY, 1.5 miles north of Bethlehem, KY. This show willfeature tractors, steam engines and horses. There will be a host of working displays including hayingoperations, plowing and disking, the Rock Crusher, a Thrashing Machine, and two working Saw Mills.In preparation for this show, a group of us ran the binders through the wheat field where we cut and bound3 wagon loads of wheat for the Thrashing Machine to process. We took pictures and video so you will beable to see the whole process.There will also be good food and Bluegrass music Friday night. A special part of the event will be the AntiqueTractor Pull which will include a
Steam Engine Pull
on Saturday evening. You will not want to miss this!Contact Robert Yount at 502-845-4068 for show information and Reuben Yount at 502-706-0083 forinformation on the pull.
The Brownsboro Festival
was a moving target but we now understand that the final dates for the showare Friday August 21st. and Saturday, August 22nd. Most folks are bringing their equipment on Friday withthe main show being on Saturday. Gene Crady is the contact and his cell phone is 502-592-0341.
The Lanesville Tractor Show
will be held on Thursday, September 10th through Sunday September 13th.Our Club is always well represented at this event. A number of our members start bringing in theirequipment on Wednesday and stay through the weekend.
The Jeffersontown, KY Parade
will be held on Thursday, September 17th. We will meet at 5:00 pm atthe J-Town High School. The Parade starts at 6:00pm.
: The Jeffersontown parade falls on the third Thursday in September which is our normal Clubmeeting night, so the regular Club meeting has been moved to the next Thursday, September 24th, 2009 atour regular meeting location.
The Finchville Festival, parade and show
will be held Saturday, September 26th at the Finchville RuritanClub. The parade will start at 10:00am, so you should try to get there about 9:00am to get unloaded and setup for the fun. As always, there will be plenty of parking for your trailer rigs and tractors. After the parade,there will be food, tractor games and an auction of many unique items. The auction proceeds help supportthe Festival. Our member contact for this event is Stewart Stratton at 502-772-5262.