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Plain City hosts Steam Threshers show July 15-18

(Posted July 8, 2010)

The Miami Valley Steam Threshers Association presents its 61st annual show and reunion July 15-18 at Pastime Park in Plain City.

General admission is $5. Senior citizens get in for $2 on July 15. Children age 12 and under are admitted free with a paying adult. The park is located at 370 N. Chillicothe St. (eastside of U.S. Route 42 on Plain Citys north side).

Displays and demonstrations will feature steam engines, antique tractors, gas engines, a drag saw, threshing, baling, a blacksmith shop, the wheat-to-flour process, model engines and shingle, veneer and grist mills.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Thursday, July 15
10 a.m.—Opening ceremonies
11 a.m.—Ohio Ag Net      
11 a.m.—Shingle and veneer mill periodically until noon
1:15 p.m.—Shingle and veneer mill
3 p.m.—Wheat threshing
7—Tractor games
 
Friday, July 16
10 a.m.—Opening ceremonies and flag raising
10 a.m.—Shingle and veneer mill periodically until noon
11 a.m.—Wheat threshing
1 p.m.—Wheat threshing
1:30 p.m.—Shingle and veneer mill
1:30 p.m.—Childrens games
3 p.m.—Wheat threshing
6 p.m.—Grand parade downtown      
8 p.m.—Ohio Village Muffins vs. Plain City Baseball Association Coaches

Saturday, July 17
10 a.m.—Opening ceremonies and flag raising
10 a.m.—MVSTA Fun Pull
10 a.m.—Shingle and veneer mill periodically until noon
11 a.m.—Wheat threshing
1 p.m.—Cornhole tournament
1 p.m.—Wheat threshing
1:30 p.m.—Shingle and veneer mill
1:30 p.m.—Childrens Games
3 p.m.—Wheat threshing
6 p.m.—Tractor and truck pulls

Sunday, July 18
8 a.m.—Church services      
10 a.m.—Opening ceremonies and flag raising
10 a.m.—Shingle and veneer mill periodically until noon
10 a.m.—OSATPA tractor pull
1 p.m.—Wheat threshing
2 p.m.—Kiddie tractor pull

The sawmill runs periodically throughout the four days of the show.

For more information, go to www.miamivalleysteamshow.org or call Tony Obert, association president, (614) 266-5466. The number to call during the show is (614) 270-0007.

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