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36th Annual Show
The 2016 Old Threshers Show will be held FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th

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* Demonstrations and Exhibits *

Wheat threshing twice a day, all three days! 6 team power unit runs an IHC sheller each day! Horse powered baling, plowing, grinding, shelling and planting! Watch the blacksmith working in the Blacksmith Shop. The 1894 Sawmill demonstrations run twice a day. Sweet Adeline's International Choir performs Friday evening. Live Entertainment and Old Time Music on Saturday evening. Live music at different times and places througout all three days. Tour the Denver Airstream Club trailers on Saturday afternoon. Trick Roper & Western Entertainer, Saturday evening, entertainment for the whole family.

See exhibits including the worlds largest barbwire tool collection and an extensive quilt exhibit. Guns, arrowheads and other collections can be seen downstairs in the red barn. Many other interesting exhibits are shown throughout the Old Threshers and Yuma County Fair Grounds.

* Draft Horses & Mules *

Several teams of Draft Horses & Spans of Mules provide great excitement with live demonstrations. Six Teams power the Case Dingee - Woodbury Sweep Horse Power Unit, powering an old time corn sheller. Teams demonstrate old time farm equipment, including plowing with Champion reversable disk plows. An old horse powered baler is demonstrated twice each day.

* Draft Horse Pull *

Sunday morning you can see some of the best pulling teams compete for prize money in a very impressive Draft Horse pulling contest. These teams pull over twice their own weight & some weigh in at over a ton per horse.

* Antique Tractor Pull *

Double tree pull on Saturday afternoon. Pull under the lights Saturday evening. The Sunday afternoon pull is the Grande Finale of the show. See these drivers and antique tractors compete for the longest pull or greatest percentage of the tractors weight pull.

* Parade of Power *

If it runs, drives or moves, it will be in this great display of power from yesterday. Each vehicle passes up Main Street in Old Town, the announcer identifies each owner and type of vehicle in the parade.

* Old Town *

Old Town Buildings filled with original furnishings, tools, equipment and collections. Buildings include a Church, School, Bank, Creamery, Land Office, Store with Barbershop, Blacksmith Shop, Veteran's Museum, a House and More. Each building is filled with authentic items from the past.

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