The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.
They are gathering at the Henderson County Fairgrounds again.
That's the Olde Tymers we're talking about. It's their 16th annual show on August 23rd and 24th.
Featured this year, according to Judy Overstreet of Blandinsville, is a 1937 John Deere G tractor owned by Robert Harden, and an 1897 Bessemer 15 HP Oil Field Engine owned by "the Jones family."
Saturday's events include threshing and bailing, corn shelling, a parade at 1:00 p.m., non-competitive antique tractor pull at 2:00 p.m., a ham and bean supper at 4:30 p.m., cost is one $2.00 button and music by The Rob Hull Family.
Sunday starts with worship services at 8:00 a.m. Later in the morning there will be threshing and baling and corn shelling again, then a parade at 1:00 p.m. followed by a Kiddie Tractor Pull and kids games at 2:00 p.m.
Come see the other sites on the grounds such as crafts and flea markets, black-smithing, lines of tractors and antique tools. Visit with the olde tymers and friends and have a good time right here in Henderson County.
Parking and admission are free and food will be available provided by Hayloft Concessions of Blandinsville. (See advertisement inside The Quill - p.5, 7-8-9.