48th Annual Threshing and Antique Show

Dates: Friday, August 4, 2017 - Sunday, August 6, 2017
Location:

August 4-6, 48TH ANNUAL THRESHING AND ANTIQUE SHOW. Stephenson County Fairgrounds, 2250 S. Walnut, Freeport. Friday and Saturday: 7 am to 8 pm; Sunday: 7 am to 5 pm. The Stephenson County Antique Engine Club proudly presents this annual event, “The Freeport Show”. It offers over 300 antique steam and horse-powered engines and equipment, and gas engines. This year’s feature is John Deere tractors and equipment.  There will be a huge parade daily at 1 pm, a large flea market, a large display building offering a large antique transportation display, home antiques, crafts, demonstrations, and farm miniatures, a Sunday non-denominational church service beginning at 8:30 am, Gasoline Alley featuring gas powered engines, sawmill, and blacksmith shop. Also ride the Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad antique steam train (Adults: $8; Children Under 12: $2), and visit the Silvercreek Museum (Adults:$4; Children Under 12: Free). Great food is offered from 7 am to 5 pm. A Midwest Championship Antique Tractor Pull will be held on Saturday. Adults: $6; Children under 12: $3; Special Friday Discount (includes gate/show admission, a train ride, and a museum tour): $15. (815-235-2198)

 

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