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canman
09-07-2006, 02:29 AM
Anyone know of any antique tractor, machinery, and engine shows comming up in the N.W. Ga. or N.E. ALA. area? Also any old time craft demonstrations or shows like Blacksmithing, chair canning and etc.? Anyone have any links to such events?
Thanks for your time.
E-mail jalgarn@comcast.net

IOWOLF
09-07-2006, 05:42 AM
No but there is one in Shelby,Iowa. Carstens farm.right off I 80 between Omaha and Des moines. Always a good show.

PTSideshow
09-07-2006, 09:28 AM
heres a couple of links http://www.farmcollector.com/forums/
http://www.steamtraction.com/
http://www.FarmCollectorShowDirectory.com is the book you want well worth the money covers all shows that send in info. What they have as far as extra's ole timey stuff along with the scrap iron, and old time skills. Covers 19 shows in the state of Ala. mostly in the north end but tends towards the west. 10 shows in GA. north half mostly. They are just sending out the pre publish for 2007 covers Canada also and Alaska.:D

lynnl
09-07-2006, 11:55 AM
One used to be held on Sand Mountain, in NE Ala, at or near Rainsville. And as I recall it was in the Nov-Early Dec timeframe. I remember seeing it listed in the HSM magazine a few years ago, but haven't seen any mention of it recently (last 2 or 3 years).

There's one held at Athens Ala in early-mid August each year. I think it was weekend of 12 Aug this year. I missed it tho.

There's also one at Brooks High School, on US hiway 72 at Killen Ala (east of Florence). It usually precedes the Athens show by a few weeks.

Steve Stube
09-07-2006, 04:51 PM
Here is another link to keep a watch on;

http://www.ntractorclub.com/events/events.htm

TARHEEL
09-07-2006, 11:05 PM
"Farm Days of Yesteryear" will be held at the Lee Newton Memorial Park, 500 Stegall Dr., Jasper, GA this Friday & Saturday, Sept. 8 & 9.

"Inman Farm Heritage Days" will be held at the farm of Rick & Joanne Minter, 283 Hills Bridge Rd., Inman, GA on Sept. 15 - 17. This will be the 10th anniversary for this show. Their permanent exhibits will be in operation: sawmill, threshing, syrup mill, cotton gin, log cabin, grist mill, broom maker, blacksmith shop, etc. There will be a church service on the grounds Sunday morning.

"Calhoun Engine & Tractor Show" will be held at Cherokee Capital Fairgrounds, Hwy 53 West, Calhoun, GA on Oct. 20-21.

The above shows are sponsored by the Georgia Antique Engine Club.

Larry Hoke
Doraville, GA

halac
09-08-2006, 12:06 AM
This might be a bit far for you to go, but there is an antique tractor and engine show in Eagleville, TN this weekend (Sept 8-10). Small but good show. I plan to go Saturday morning.