July 2009 PAGE 2
Oldham County Days
with their annual Parade, Tractor Show and Community Festival will be held onSaturday, July 18th. This is a great event that includes a fun parade through downtown LaGrange, a beautifularea on the grounds of the Oldham County History Center for our tractor display, and lots of food vendorsthat will supply all types of cuisine for our dining satisfaction. We hope to see you there.Gene Crady is our Club member contact for this event at 502-592-0341.
Henry County Showcase
will be held at the Henry County Fairgrounds in New Castle, Kentucky on July25th at 9:00am. There will be static displays and a tractor parade around the fairgrounds as well as a bandand a lot of farm fresh produce to choose from. Our Contact for this event is Mike Ray, 502-321-7588.
Spencer County Fair Tractor Pull
will be put on by our Club on July 29th, at 6:00pm at the SpencerCounty Fair Grounds. Our Club contact is Jimmy Hance at 502-220-6016. As always, Jimmy and his teamneed your help to make these pulls a success, so come out and lend a hand. It is a lot of fun.
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.
Westport River Daze
which includes a parade and tractor show will be held on August 18th at West PortKentucky on the river. This information is in question at this time.
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 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
is a moving target but we now understand that the final dates for the show areFriday August 21st. and Saturday, August 22nd. Our member, Gene Crady is the contact and his cell phoneis 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.
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 Taylorsville Homecoming Festival
will be held on Saturday, October 3rd. We normally meet at9:00am for the parade that starts about 10:30am. Salt River Antique Power association has participated inthis event for many years bringing 50 to 80 tractors and several hundred participants to support the show.There is some question as to the number of tractors that they plan to allow in the parade this year. If thenumber is limited to 8 or less as suggested, our Club may not be able to support this event. We will justhave to keep you posted.