Welcome to the
Tri-State Antique Engine & Threshers Show!

*** Schedule of Events ***
Subject to change
Listen for annoucments on the day of the show.

Wednesday Program

6:00 p.m.
Community Potluck
Welcome to our out of town guests in the dining hall on the show grounds.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday Program

7:00 a.m. - Saturday only
Fun run

8:00 a.m.
Breakfast outside South end of dining hall
Food venders will be open all 3 days
Friday only - Western Breakfast
Saturday only - Chuck wagon Breakfast

9:00 a.m.
Opening ceremony at the flag pole
Corliss whistle, Flag Raising / National anthem, Prayer

9:15 a.m.
Corliss talk in dining hall

9:35 a.m.
Saw Mill Demonstration at the saw mill

9:55 a.m.
Steam talk (in front of Wright building)

10:15 a.m.
Corn shelling in southwest end of field

10:35 a.m.
Threshing Demonstration

10:55 a.m.
Plowing Demonstration

11:15 a.m.
Wheat binding Demonstration

11:35 a.m.
Steam races / steamer rides

Noon
Lunch - Country kitchen Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Food vendors east of building 5 and in dining hall

1:00 p.m.
Kids Tug of War - Kids vs. model steam engine in front of grandstands

1:15 p.m.
Thursday Only - Crowning of 2021Queen and Princess
Friday and Saturday Only- Kory Anderson talk at grandstand

1:30 p.m.
Daily Parade of history on parade route
Saturday Only - Big Edís Horseshoe Tournament men and women all ages west side of building 8

3:00 p.m.
Steam engine races
Wheat binding Demonstration
Refreshing snacks - lemonade,pop, pie and ice cream, popcorn, snowcones, and more.
Look for your favorite at the Shriners popcorn wagon, food venders and in the dining hall.
Saturday Only - Free Watermelon feed for everyone beside the Country Kitchen.

3:15 p.m.
Corliss talk in the dining hall
Prony break/Baker fan Demonstration at the steam engine building

3:35 p.m.
Saw Mill Demonstration at the saw mill

3:55 p.m.
Steam talk (in front of Wright building)

4:15 p.m.
Corn shelling southwest end of field

4:35 p.m.
Threshing Demonstration
Player piano concert in dining hall

4:55 p.m.
Plowing Demonstration
Free Bingo for everyone in dining hall

6:00 p.m.
Thursday Only - walking taco supper at Legion Hall Downtown sponsored by Bird City community club
Friday Only - Bar-b-que - Old fashioned barbque with all the fixings at the dining hall on the show grounds. (freewill donation)
Saturday Only - Banquet Legion Hall down town (Must have reservation to attend)

3:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily
All of the buildings are open all day every day for you to explore at your leisure.
Hot and tired of walking? Try some of the following family activities :
Steam rides flag down a steam engine to get a free ride.
Corn Dig - dig for prizes by the Old fashion playground
Other old fashioned kid activities such as stilts, bean bags, play ground all by the school house
Vintage video games
Barrel train - catch it in front of grandstand
Friday and Saturday Only - petting zoo east of Beougher Building.

Friday Tractor Pull Program

6:45 p.m. - Mike Smith Memorial Sanctioned Kiddie
Tractor Pull (4-13 yr olds)
7:15 p.m.- Antique tractor pull
8:30 p.m. - Steam Engine Pull
9:30 p.m. - Fireworks

Sunday Program

9:00 a.m.
Country Church - non-denominational service everyone is welcome to attend.
10:00 a.m.
Clean up and put away equipment
(Volunteers to help are always welcome)

(Daily Events subject to change)

Special Buildings - Open Each Day

Eggers Historical Museum
Sod House
Country School House
Country Church
Blaksmith Shop
Fiber Arts & Quilt Museum
Antique Print Shop
Clark Toy Museum
Thompson Antique Vehicle Museum
Dorsh Sawyer Antique Tractor Museum
Wilkens Toy & Antique Tractor Museum
Wright Building
Beougher Building

Children's Activities - Open Each Day

Steam Engine Tug-O-War
Petting Zoo
Playground
Corn Tank Treasure Hunt
Old Fashioned Stilts
Scavenger Hunt
Kids Crafts
Barrel Train Rides

Camping Sites

There is a large parking area that can be used as a overnight parking area for RV's and Motor Homes that are self contained (i.e.. do not require any hookups.) free of charge.

Come to the Thresher Show Office on your arrival for additional information

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Bird City, Kansas
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