2015 Minnesota Events

International Cockshutt Club Spring Meeting
April 10-12
Otsego
Feature: Cockshutt, CO-OP
Contact: Gordy Lefebvre, 612-210-9668
Email: marego7@msn.com
Website: cockshutt.com

 

Minnesota Association of Antique Power Shows (MAAPS) Spring Meeting
Hosted by Root River Antique Engine and Tractor Show
April 18
Spring Valley
Contact: Jody Hicks, 612-940-5588

 

Le Sueur County Pioneer Power Swap Meet
April 24-26
Le Sueur
Venue: 6 miles east
Contact: Mike and Julie Bluhm, 507-934-5841
Email: julie@stonebarrier.com
Website: www.pioneerpowershow.com

 

Greater Minnesota Two-Cylinder Club 23rd Annual Field Days, Swap Meet and Toy and Craft Show
May 2-3
Little Falls
Feature: John Deere numbered series tractors; John Deere Snowmobiles; Jacobson garden tractors
Venue: Morrison County Fairgrounds
Contact: Garrett Doucette, 320-360-7059
Email: lamortenson@jetup.net

 

Scott-Carver Flea Market and Auction
May 2
Jordan
Venue: Threshers Park east of Scott Country Fairgrounds
Contact: Gary Boettcher, 952-686-3191
Website: www.scottcarverthreshers.org

 

Nowthen Historical Power Association Spring Tractor Pull Event
May 16
Nowthen
Venue: 7415 Old Viking Blvd NW. or 6 miles northeast of Elk River
Contact: Kurt, 612-790-3554
Website: nowthenthreshing.com

 

North Central Minnesota Farm and Antique Association Annual Flea Market & Swap Meet
May 23-24
Grand Rapids
Venue: 7 miles east on Hwy. 2, behind the Blackberry store
Contact: Bruce Gould, 218-752-6592
Website: www.thebalckberryshow.org

 

Rice County Steam and Gas Engines 16th Annual Swap Meet and Flea Market
May 23-24
Dundas
Venue: 7 miles east of 1-35 (exit 69) on Hwy. 19, 4 miles south of Northfield on Hwy. 3
Contact: Carmen Sevcik, 507-663-0882
Website: ricecountysteamandgas.com

 

Dakota County Two Cylinder Club Swap meet and Farm Market
June 20-21
Farmington
Venue: Dakota County Fairgrounds
Contact: Larry Ahrens, 651-707-2915
Email: adouglass@frontiernet.net
Website: dakotacountrytwocylinderclub.org

 

University of Rollag Steam Traction Engineering Course
Registration required
June 20-21
Rollag
Venue: Steamer Hill, 35 miles southeast of Fargo, ND
Contact: Tom Hall, 218-233·1771
Website: rollag.com

 

Gopher-Hawkeye Power Association Farming of Yesteryear Horse Show and Swap Meet
June 27
Kiester
Venue: 1736 600th Avenue
Contact: "Jake" Jacobson, 507-383-1966
Website: www.kiestermn.org

 

Gopher-Hawkeye Power Association Farming of Yesteryear Swap Meet and Antique Tractor Pull
June 28
Kiester
Venue: 1736 600th Avenue
Contact: Warren, 507-525-1828
Website: www.kiestermn.org

 

Root River Antique Historical Power Association 33rdd Annual Antique Engine and Tractor Show
July 17-19
Spring Valley
Feature: Allis-Chalmers; old trucks
Venue: Next to Deer Creek Campground
Contact: Les Radcliffe, 507-254-0622
Email: lesradcliffe@yahoo.com
Website: rootrivershow.org

 

West Central Antique Power Show
July 18
Blomkest
Feature: Cockshutt
Venue: 1 mile east on Hwy. 7
Contact: Chuck Molitor, 320-664-7043
Email: cmcasec@frontier.com
Website: www.wcapc.org

 

25th Annual Little Log House Antique Power Show
July 24-26
Hastings 
Feature: John Deere; Ford
Venue: 6 miles south on Hwy. 61, 1 mile east on 220th Street  
Contact: Angie Jordaan, 651-437-2693
Email:littleloghouse@gmail.com
Website: www.littleloghouseshow.com      

 

Scott-Carver Threshers 52nd Annual Harvest Festival
July 31 – August 2
Jordan
Feature: Ford; upright gas engines
Venue: Threshers Park east of Scott County Fairgrounds
Contact: Gary Boettcher, 952-686-3191
Website: www.scottcarverthreshers.org

 

23rd Annual Park Rapids Antique Tractor and Engine Club Field Days
August 1-2
Park Rapids
Feature: Minneapolis-Moline
Venue: 1008 8th Street
Contact: Noel Allard, 218-732-5100
Email: nallard@unitelc.com

 

Lake of the Woods Steam & Gas Show      
August 1-2
Roosevelt      
Venue: 9 miles north, on Rocky Point Road (Co. Road 17)
Contact: William Olson, 218-442-6381
Email: weolson@wiktel.com
Website: www.wiktel.net/lowsteam        

 

Pioneer Power Good Old Days and Threshing Show
August 1-2
Hanley Falls
Feature: Oliver tractors; air-cooled gas engines
Venue: Minnesota Machinery Museum, St. Hwy. 23
Contact: Laurie Johnson, 507-768-3522
Email: agmuseum@frontiernet.net
Website: mnmachinerymuseum.com

 

Dakota County Two Cylinder Club Antique Thrashing Demonstrations at the Dakota County Fair
August 3-9
Farmington
Contact: Gordy Peters, 952-432-6189
Email: adouglass@frontiernet.net
Website: www.dakotacountrytwocylinderclub.org

 

41st Annual Days of Yesteryear
August 8-9
Rochester
Venue: Olmsted County History Center, 1195 Circle Drive SW
Contact: Marlys Ohnstad, 507-288-2790
Email: mlohnstad@mhrt.org
Website: www.mhrt.org

 

Dakota County Two Cylinder Club Tractor Pull
August 8
Farmington
Venue: Dakota County Fairgrounds
Contact: Lloyd Lancaster, 952-457-6323
Email: adouglass@frontiernet.net
Website: dakotacountrytwocylinderclub.org

 

North Central Minnesota Farm and Antique Association Blackberry Farm Show
August 8-9
Grand Rapids
Venue: 7 miles east on Hwy. 2, behind the Blackberry store
Contact: Jim Rodenberg, 218-326-1437
Email: theblackberryfarm@gmail.com
Website: www.thebalckberryshow.org

 

Rose City Threshing and Heritage Festival
August 8-9
Miltona
Feature: Oliver
Venue: From Miltona, 4 miles east on Co. Road 14, 2.5 miles north on Co. Road 66, around curve east 1.5 miles; From Browerville, 14 miles west on Co. Road 66, 2.5 miles.
Contact: Karen Kuhnau, 218-943-5631
Email: kmkuhnau@midwestinfo.net
Website: www.rosecitythreshing.org

 

Heritage Days
August 14-16
East Grand Forks
Venue: Highway 220 North
Contact: Kim Nelson, 218-779-3034
Email: kim.nelson3034@gmail.com
Website: www.egfheritage.com

 

Butterfield Steam and Gas Engine Show    
August 15-16  
Butterfield  
Feature: Oliver
Venue: West on Co. Road 2, just off St. Hwy. 60
Contact: Howard Madson, 507-317-5858
Email: hernadson@yahoo.com
Website:  www.butterfieldmn.com    

 

Forest City Minnesota Threshers  
August 15-16  
Litchfield
Feature: John Deere
Venue: 5 miles northeast of Litchfield on Hwy. 24
Contact: Arthur Riebe, 320-693-6559

 

45th Annual Nowthen Historical Power Association Threshing Show  
August 21-23
Nowthen  
Feature: Oliver Hart-Parr
Venue: 7415 Old Viking Blvd. N.W. or 6 miles northeast of Elk River
Feature: International Harvester; Stover; Minnesota-made small engines
Contact: Sharon Wilhelm, 763-295-2600
Email: wilhelm@tds.net
Website: www.nowthenthreshing.com    
 

Minnesota Valley Antique Farm Power and Machinery Association 35th Annual Threshing Show
August 21-23
Montevideo
Feature:  Cockshutt tractors
Venue: 4 miles easy on Hwy 7
Contact: Gerald Kleene, 320-894-9149
Email: gkleene@hcinet.net
Website: hertagehill.us

 

North Central Minnesota Farm and Antique Association Northern Gear Head Show
August 22
Grand Rapids
Venue: 7 miles east on Hwy. 2, behind the Blackberry store
Website: www.thebalckberryshow.org

 

42nd Annual Le Sueur County Pioneer Power Show
August 28-30
Le Sueur
Feature: John Deere tractors and equipment
Venue: 6 miles east
Contact: Tom Graham, 507-248-3515
Website: www.pioneerpowershow.com

 

54th Annual Lakehead Harvest Reunion    
August 28-30  
Esko  
Venue: 4 miles north on St. Louis River Road
Contact: Glen Hansen, 218-624-7941
Website: www.lakeheadharvestshow.org
   

40th Annual Summer Folk Festival
August 29-30
New York Mills
Venue: 3 miles east on Hwy. 10 to Hwy. 106, south 2.5 miles, .5 mile west on 340th Street
Contact: David Witikko, 218-385-3439

 

50th Annual Donnelly Threshing Bee
August 29-30
Donnelly
Feature: International Harvester; 1965 tractors and machinery
Venue: East edge
Contact: Harry Kruize, 320-246-3337
Email: chkruize@runestone.net
Website: www.donnelythreshingbee.com

 

St Charles Flowerfest Tractor Show
August 29-30
St. Charles
Venue: Winona County Fairgrounds
Contact: Tim & Terry Jones, 507-251-4565
Email: tim.johes.1@hotmail.com

 

41st Annual Rice County Steam and Gas Engines Show
September 4-6
Dundas
Feature: Minneapolis-Moline
Venue: 7 miles east of 1-35 (exit 69) on Hwy. 19; 4 miles south of Northfield on St. Hwy. 3
Contact: Roger Janak, 952-652-2062
Website: www.ricecountysteamandgas.com

 

Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion
September 4-7
Rollag
Feature: Fairbanks-Morse engine; blacksmithing
Venue: 12 miles southeast of Hawley on Hwy 32
Contact: 701-212-2034
Website: www.rollag.com

 

West Central Antique Power Collectors Plowing Bee
September 5
Olivia
Venue: North of Olivia, watch for signs
Contact: Randy Mertz, 320-523-2147
Email: mertzmail_56277@yahoo.com
Website: www.wcapc.org

 

White Pine Logging and Threshing Show      
September 5-7  
McGrath    
Feature: Oliver Hart-Parr
Venue: 85 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul. 
Contact: John Langenbach, 651-433-5067
Email: whitepinewoodman@frontiernet.net    

 

Forest City Threshers Antique Tractor Pull 
September 6
Litchfield
Venue: 5 miles northeast of Litchfield on Hwy. 24
Contact: Arthur Riebe, 320-693-6559

 

Lake Region Pioneer Threshermen Association Today Touching Yesterday 62nd Show      
September 11-13  
Dalton   
Feature: International
Venue: I-94 exit 67, 2 miles north on Co. Road 35
Contact: Julie Hruby, 320-492-3974
Email: bjhruby@prtel.com      
Website:  www.lrpta-dalton.org      

 

32nd Annual Gopher-Hawkeye Power Association Farming of Yesteryear Threshing Festival    
September 12-13  
Kiester    
Feature: Massey; Ford
Venue: 1736 600th Avenue
Contact: Bryan, 507-525-2345
Website: kiestermn.org

 

Andersons’ Rock Creek Relics Threshing and Sawing      
September 12-13
Rush City
Venue: I-35 exit 165, 1east 1 mile to 4-wqy stop, right 2.5 miles to showgrounds on the left
Contact: Dale Anderson, 320-358-3130
Email: branderson@q.com
Website: www.andersonsrockcreekrelics.com

 

Atwater Threshing Days    
September 12-13
Atwater    
Contact: Adam Bosch, 320-382-6184
Email: adamcherib@frontiernet.net    
Website:  www.atwaterthreshingdays.com    

  
Stearns County Pioneer Club 40th Annual Albany Pioneer Days Threshing Show
September 18-20
Albany
Feature: Allis-Chalmers; Massey-Harris; Fairbanks-Morse
Venue: 1-94 to Albany exit 147, Hwy 238 north 1 mile, follow signs
Contact: Lee Mortenson, 320-393-2542
Email: lamortenson@jetup.net
Website: www.albanypioneerdays.com

 

16th Annual Corn Shredding Autumn Harvest Days
September 26-27
Lake City
Venue: 25 miles north of Rochester on Hwy. 63, or 15 miles southwest of Lake City on Hwy. 63, follow signs
Contact: Michael Ohlhaber, 651-269-2780
Email: mikeohlhaber@gmail.com
Website: www.lakecity.org

 

35th Minnesota State Corn Husking Contest
September 26
Lake City
Venue: 25 miles north of Rochester on Hwy. 63, or 15 miles southwest of Lake City on Hwy. 63, follow signs
Contact: Kathy Ofstie, 651-923-4835
Email: mikeohlhaber@gmail.com

 

Nowthen Historical Power Association Fall Tractor Pull
September 26
Nowthen
Venue: 7415 Old Viking Blvd. NW
Contact: Sharon Wilhelm, 763-295-2600
Email: wilhelm@tds.net
Website: www.nowthenthreshing.com

 

West Central Antique Power Collectors Tractor Pull
September 27
Blomkest
Venue: 1 miles east on Hwy 7
Contact: Chuck Molitor, 320-664-7040
Email: cmcasec@frontier.com
Website: www.wcapc.org

 

Minnesota Association of Antique Power Shows (MAAPS) Fall Meeting
Hosted by Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers
October 10
Lake Itasca
Contact: Jody Hicks, 612-940-5588