2015 Illinois Events

15th Annual Pope County FFA Antique Tractor Show     
April 11
Golconda
Venue: Main Street
Contact: Mary Gray, 618-683-5637
Email: mgfarm3@gmail.com

Central Illinois Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Swap Meet
April 26
Pekin
Venue:  Mineral Springs Park, north side of Rt. 9 (north of football field)
Contact: Kevin McWhorter, 309-303-2634

Dutch Days Antique Tractor and Implement Show
May 1-2
Fulton
Venue: Rt 136 (14th Avenue), 1/4 mile west of Rt 84
Contact: John K. Clark, 815-499-0543
Email: clarkcrash@earthlink.net

Spring Swap Meet and Collectables Flea Market
Greenville
May 2
Venue: American Farm Heritage Museum, off I-70 at Exit 45
Website: www.americanfarmheritagemuseum.org

Tri-County Antique Club Annual Spring Gas-Up, Swap Meet & Flea Market
May 2-3
Dow
Venue:  6 miles northeast of Grafton on Highway 3
Contact:  Alex and Paul Harris, 618-535-8575
Email: tacoldendays@aol.com
Website: www.tricountyantiqueclub.org

Adams County Olde Tyme Association Spring Swap Meet and Flea Market
May 16-17
Quincy
Venue: 9 miles northeast on Hwy. 336
Contact: Paul Woodworth, 217-964-2165
Email: pwoodwth@adams.net

AJ’s Garden Tractor Jamboree
May 16
Oregon
Venue: 1 mile east of White Pines State Park, north on South Columbian Road
Contact:  Andy & Lisa Hinrichs, 815-732-6551
Email: hinrichcustomwoodworking@gmail.com
Website: www.hinrichscustomwoodworking.com

23rd Annual Gateway Two Cylinder Tractor and Gas Engine Show
June 7
Waterloo
Venue: Monroe County Fairgrounds
Contact: John Meier, 314-608-4212
Email: jmmeier@htc.net

6th Annual Amish Country Tractor Cruise
June 13
Arthur
Venue: 9 miles west of I-57 on IL 133
Contact: Jim Fleming, 217-791-1026
Email: fbjf1964@consolidated.net

Marshall-Putnam Antique Association 28th Annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show
June 13-14
Lacon
Feature: International Harvester
Venue: Johnson Park
Contact: Clarence Wenzel, 815-223-1877
Email:  mpaa_info@yahoo.com

11th Annual Railroad Days Spoon River Antique Agriculture Association Toy and Tractor Show
June 27-28
Galesburg
Venue: Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom Wilson Boulevard
Contact: Myron Hovind, 309-335-3619
Email: myronhovind@gmail.com
Website:  www.spoonrivertractor.com

Sandwich Early Day Engine Club 44th Annual Show
June 27-28
Sandwich
Feature: Ford tractors; Independent Harvester gas engines
Venue: Historic Sandwich Fairgrounds
Contact: Scott Larsen, 815-357-6282
Website: www.oldengine.org/members/sandwich

Hamilton County Ageless Iron
July 4
McLeansboro
Feature: Ford
Venue: Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 1/4 mile west on Rt. 14
Contact: Andy Miller, 618-757-2556

Corn Items Collector Association Historic Farm Days
July 9-12
Penfield
Contact: Bob Chamberlain, 217-674-3334
Email: awshucks@frontiernet.net
Website: www.cornitems.org

I&I Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Club Historic Farm Days
July 9-12
Penfield
Feature: John Deere; Chevrolet
Venue: 10 miles east of Rantoul, just south of Route 136
Contact: Darius Harms, 217-202-0970
Website: www.antiquefarm.org

Rock Falls Antique Tractor and Engine Show
July 11
Rock Falls
Venue: Long Shots restaurant 3312 West Rock Falls Rt 30
Contact: Terry Hadawa, 815-440-9679

Will County Threshermen’s Association Antique Tractor, Steam Engine and Gas Engine Show
July 16-19
Manhattan
Venue: 4.5 miles south of Manhattan on Rt 52
Contact: Fred Lestina Jr, 815-467-3004
Email: flestina@comcast.net
Website: www.steamshow.org

East Central Illinois Antique Farm Equipment Club Show
July 17-19
Charleston
Feature: Oddballs and Orphans
Venue: Coles County Fairgrounds
Contact: Jennifer Madlem, 217-856-2361
Email: madlemfarms@gmail.com
Website: www.eciafec.org

19th Annual County Line Sod-Busters Prairie Days
July 18-19
Bible Grove
Feature: International
Venue:  South Route 45, east on Bible Grove Road, 20 miles south of Effingham
Contact: Carolyn M. Hollar, 618-238-4775
Email: buttons55@frontier.com
Website: www.prairiedays.com

38th Annual Ol’ Fashun Threshun Days
July 18-19
Ohio
Feature: Case tractors; Sandwich engines
Venue: 2 miles south of Ohio
Contact: Ray Forrer, 815-498-2013
Email: rncforrer@juno.com

Waterman Lions Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Truck Show
July 18
Waterman
Venue: Waterman Lions Park
Contact: Leonard Johnson, 815-757-5056
Email: info@ watermanlionstractorshowandsummerfest.com
Website: www.watermanlionstractorshowandsummerfest.com

12th Annual Farm Heritage Days
July 24-26
Greenville
Feature: International
Venue: 45 miles east of St. Louis on 1-70, exit 45
Contact: Oliver Schaefer, 618-267-3050
Website: www.americanfarmheritagemuseum.org

13th Annual Bi-County Classic Tractor Cruise
July 24-26
Paris
Contact: Dave Galbreath, 217-463-9440
Email: puttputtt@wildblue.net

Summer Harvest Antique Tractor & Equipment Show (featuring John Deere)
July 25  9am-4pm
Princeville
Venue: Princeville Heritage Museum, 325 N Ostrom Ave, Princeville, IL 61559
Contact: Kevin Engquist, (309) 579-3293
Website: www.citractorclub.com

Grandpa’s Day
July 25
Tremont
Venue: 1-155 exit 22 (Townline Road), east 1/4 mile, follow signs
Contact: Vernon Koch, 309-925-5493
Email: rmkoch@juno.com

Adams County Olde Tyme Association 27th Annual Threshing Show
July 31-August 3
Quincy
Venue: 9 miles northeast on Hwy. 336, fairgrounds exit
Contact: Paul Woodworth, 217-964-2165
Email: pwoodwth@adams.net

Green Iron Days
July 21-August2
Grand Detour
Feature: John Deere
Venue: 8334 South Clinton Street
Contact: Brian Hoist, 815-652-4551
Email: johndeerehistoricsite@johndeere.com
Website: johndeereattractions.com

39th Annual Bond County Antique Machinery Club Antique Tractor, Engine and Equipment Show
In conjunction with Bond County Fair
July 31-August 2
Greenville
Feature: International Harvester
Venue: 1-70 exit 45
Contact: Leroy Brave, 618-664-2732
Email: ihleroy39@yahoo.com

Living History Antique Equipment Association Show
August 1-2
Franklin Grove
Venue: 1674 Whitney Road
Contact: Don Hopper, 815-288-6185
Email: bdhopper@grics.net
Website: www.lhaea.org

29th Annual Oblong Antique Tractor and Engine Association Show
August 7-9
Oblong
Feature: Case tractors; Waterloo engines
Venue: Crawford County Fairgrounds, Hwy.  33
Contact: Mike Garrard, 618-546-5615

46th Annual Old-Time Threshing and Antique Show
August 7-9
Freeport
Feature: Farmall; International; Maytag
Venue: Stephenson County Fairgrounds, 1 mile south of Freeport
Contact: Kay Klever, 815-235-7329
Email: thefreeportshow@thefreeportshow.com
Website: www.thefreeportshow.com

48th Annual Western Illinois Thresher’s Bee, Craft Show and Flea Market
August 7-9
Hamilton
Feature:  Minneapolis-Moline
Venue: 2 miles north on 19th Street
Contact: Fred Buckert, 217-847-2690
Website: www.westernillinoisthreshers.org

South Fulton Antique Tractor Annual Show
August 8-9
Vermont
Feature:  Ford
Contact:  Dick Russell, 309-254-3770

Boone County Fair
August 11-18
Feature: Oliver
Contact: Floyd Anderson, 815-544-9265
Email: floydtractor@aol.com

American Thresherman Association 56th Annual Steam, Gas and Threshing Show
August 12-16
Pinckneyville
Feature: Case
Venue: Pinckneyville Fairgrounds
Contact: Deb Schrader, 618-654-9474
Email: debralph@highlandil.com
Website: www.americanthresherman.com

J. I. Case Heritage Foundation 29th Annual Exposition
August 12-16
Pinckneyville
Feature: J. I. Case
Contact: Mark Corson, 219-669-6319
Email: caseheritage@aol.com
Website: www.caseheritage.org

Northern Illinois Steam Power Club 59th Annual Sycamore Steam Show
August 13-16
Sycamore
Venue: 27707 Lukens Road
Contact: Pat Malsch, 262-279-6102
Website: www.threshingbee.org
Clark County Antique Power Club 15th Annual Tractor and Engine Show
August 14-15
Marshall
Venue:  Clark County Fairgrounds, North 2nd Street
Contact: Joe McManus, 217-264-6052
Email:  vmac1@charter.net

Tri-County Antique Club 25th Annual Olden Days Festival
August 22-23
Dow
Feature: Ford tractors and garden tractors; Maytag engines
Venue: 8 miles south of Jerseyville on Rt. 109, 2 miles west on St. Rt. 3, or 6 miles northeast of Grafton on Hwy. 3
Contact: Tom Bechtold, 618-466-7206
Email: tacoldendays@aol.com
Website: www.tricountyantiqueclub.org

Day at the Farm
August 23
Montgomery
Venue:  IL 47, 2 miles north of Yorkville, east on US 30 1 mile to Dickson Road, south 1 mile.
Contact: Ken Wolf, 630-554-1983
Email:  jwolf_308@yahoo.com

Corn Items Collectors Association
August 27-30
Rantoul
Contact: Bob Chamberlain, 217-674-334
Email: awshucks@frontier.com
Website: www.cornitems.org

Half Century of Progress
August 27-30
Rantoul
Venue: Rantoul National Aviation Center Airport
Contact: Darius Harms, 217-202-0970
Website: www.halfcenturyofpreogress.org

Amboy Depot Days Tractor Show
August 29
Amboy
Feature: International Harvester
Venue: Hwy. 52 to Main Street
Contact: John Pierce, 815-857-3366

67th Annual Central States Threshermen’s Reunion
September 3-7
Pontiac
Feature: Minneapolis-Moline
Venue: 2 miles north of I-55 on Rt. 23, exit 201
Contact: Dave Herz, 219-696-6532
Email: cjherz@hotmail.com
Website:  www.threshermensreunion.org

Corn Items Collectors Association Show
September 4-6
Colchester
Contact: Richard Humes, 309-729-5261
Email: dickhumes@ymail.com
Website:  www.cornitems.org

Historic Farm Days
September 4-5
Arthur
Venue: 9 miles west of I-57 on IL 133
Contact: Jim Fleming, 217-791-1026
Email: fbjf1964@consolidated.net

39th Annual Argyle Antique Gas Engine Association Show
September 5-7
Colchester
Feature: Allis-Chalmers
Venue: Argyle Lake State Park
Contact: Dan Savage, 319-850-6786

Southern Illinois Antique Power Club 26th Annual Antique Power Days
September 11-13
Salem
Feature: WWII-era tractors and equipment
Venue: Marion County Fairgrounds
Contact: Kelley Hulsey, 618-335-1462
Email: anitquepowerdays@yahoo.com
Website:  www.antiquepowerdays.com

Stearman Fly-In with Spoon River Antique Agriculture Association Show
September 11-12
Galesburg
Venue: Galesburg Municipal Airport
Contact: Myron Hovind, 309-335-3619
Email: myronhovind@gmail.com
Website: www.spoonrivertractor.com

9th Annual Viola Threshers Reunion
September 12-13
Viola
Contact: Dorothy Graham, 309-596-4110
Email: violathreshersreunion@yahoo.com

Slow Boys Antique Tractor & Farm Equipment Show
September 12
Gilman
Venue: I-57 to Rt. 24 to downtown
Contact: Russell Schuler, 815-265-7712
Email: russmaryann@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.slowboys.net

Tractors for Charity Antique Tractor, Truck & Equipment Show
September 12-13
McHenry
Venue: Rts 120 and 31
Contact: Jeanine Weintz or Vern Stade, 815-847-0625
Email: events@stadefarm.com
Website: www.tractorsforcharity.com

54th Annual Working Farm Show
September 18-20
Geneseo
Feature: Rumely
Venue: 3 miles east of Exit 6 on I-88 on Rt. 92
Contact: Curt Jacobs, 309-314-3603
Email: information@ae.ta.com
Website: www.ae-ta.com

Rumely Products Collectors 23rd Annual Expo
September 18-20
Geneseo
Feature: Rumely
Venue: 13451 IL Hwy. 92
Contact: Curt Jacobs, 309-314-3603
Email: information@ae.ta.com
Website: www.ae-ta.com

2nd Annual “All About Allis-Chalmers” Farm Days
September 19-20
Watson
Feature: Allis-Chalmers
Venue: Percival Springs
Contact: Carolyn Hollar, 618-238-4775
Email: buttons55@frontier.com

Adams County Olde Tyme Association Fall Swap Meet and Flea Market
September 19-20
Quincy
Venue: 9 miles northeast on Hwy. 336
Contact: Paul Woodworth
Email: pwoodwth@adams.net

22nd Annual Lake County Farm Heritage Fall Festival
September 26-27
Wauconda
Venue: Lake County Discovery Museum
Contact: Dan Schreiber, 847-347-0740
Email; shribe31@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.lcfha.org

Edwards River Antique Engine Association 30th Annual Fall Festival
September 26-27
New Windsor
Feature:  Massey-Harris; Massey Ferguson; Wallis
Venue: West edge along Rt. 17
Contact: Lloyd Carlson, 309-334-2324

Farm Heritage Festival
September 26-27
Wauconda
Venue: 27277 North Forest Preserve Road
Contact: Seleena Kuester, 847-968-3421
Email; skuester@lcfpd.org
Website: www.lcfha.org

Stillman Valley Fall Festival Antique Engine and Tractor Show
September 28-27
Stillman Valley
Venue: 6 miles west from Hwy. 251 on Hwy. 72
Contact: Brent Pearson, 815-997-2205
Email: ihcubcadet8@yahoo.com

39th Annual Knox County Scenic Drive Spoon River Antique Agriculture Association Show
October 3-4 and 10-11
Knoxville
Venue: Knox County Fairgrounds
Contact: Myron Hovind, 309-335-3619
Email: myronhovind@gmail.com
Website: www.spoonrivertractor.com

Autumn on Parade Tractor Show
October 3
Oregon
Venue: Oregon Park East U.S. Rt. 64
Contact: Stan Eden, 815-732-7746
Email: edensre@msn.com

American Thresherman Association Annual Fall Festival
October 16-18
Pinckneyville
Venue: Hwy. 154, 127 and 13; Exit 77 on I-57 to Hwy. 154; Exit 50 on I-64, then Rt. 127 South
Contact: Deb Schrader, 618-654-9474
Email: debraIph@highlandil.com
Website: www.americanthresherman.com

7th Annual Plow and Fall Tillage Day
November 7
Arcola
Venue: 9 miles west of I-57 on IL 133
Contact: Jim Fleming, 217-791-1026
Email: fbjf1964@consolidated.net

Spoon River Antique Agriculture Association Horse and Tractor Plow Days
November 7
Galesburg
Venue: 1.5 miles south of Galesburg
Contact: Jim Thurnau, 309-221-5914
Email: j.thurnau@yahoo.com
Website: www.spoonrivertractor.com