ESCANABA - The Upper Peninsula Steam and Gas Engine Association will be hosting its annual Labor Day show on Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 at the U.P. State Fairgrounds.
For 39 years the association has featured antique farm equipment and demonstrations such as thrashing and rock crushing. The Antique Village has evolved over the years to offer nostalgic experiences for young and old, organizers said.
New this year the association will be hosting a barn dance at 6:30 p.m., on Sunday, Aug. 31. The Country Hashbrowns will bring music to the Red Barn until 9:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
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The U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association’s 39th annual show is coming Aug. 29 through Sept. 1. Above, Bob Willis, vice president of the U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association, works to tune up a 1926 Rumley Oil Pull tractor for the association’s show during a past U.P. State Fair. This year’s featured farm equipment will be the Sheppard diesel tractor.
The Wisconsin Appaloosa Horse Club will have its Fall Rendezvous Show in conjunction with the Steam and Gas Show. The Flea Market and Gun and Knife Show will be also be back again this year.
The gate will open at 12 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, and each day thereafter from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 per day or $10 per person for the weekend. Children under 14 with an adult are admitted free.
For more information contact Ann Miller 630-9523.