Things are about to get steamy at Pastime Park

Old and older—that’s the name of the game when it comes to the equipment displayed and demonstrated at the Miami Valley Steam Threshers Show in Plain City.
Old and older—that’s the name of the game when it comes to the equipment displayed and demonstrated at the Miami Valley Steam Threshers Show in Plain City.

(Posted July 7, 2016)

The 67th Annual Miami Valley Steam Threshers Association Show and Reunion will take place July 14-17 at Pastime Park, located on U.S. Route 42 on the north side of Plain City. The show’s main entrance is at the park’s north gate.

General admission is $5 at the gate. Camping is available on a first come, first served basis. On Thursday, admission for senior citizens is $2. Children 12 and younger are admitted free with an adult. An annual membership in the association is $15 and comes with two show passes.

All gas engines and tractors are welcome. This year’s featured maker is Minneapolis Moline. Daily activities include: displays of steam engines, antique tractors, gas engines, model engines and hit-n-miss engines; shingle mill, sawmill, veneer mill, drag saw, threshing, baling and blacksmith shop demonstrations; Baker fans, Ashcraft fans and Prony brake; and children’s activities.

The show schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 14

10 a.m.—Opening ceremonies

11 a.m.—Ohio Ag Net

11 a.m.—Shingle and veneer mills periodically until noon

11 a.m.—Tractor games

1:15 p.m.—Shingle and veneer mills

3—Wheat threshing

7—Horse pulls by Buckeye Pullers

Friday, July 15

10 a.m.—Opening ceremonies and flag raising

10 a.m.—Shingle and veneer mills periodically until noon

11 a.m.—Wheat threshing

1 p.m.—Wheat threshing

1:30 p.m.—Shingle and veneer mills

1:30 p.m.—Children’s games

3 p.m.—Wheat threshing

6 p.m.—Grande Parade downtown

7 p.m.—Lawn and garden mower racing (www.letsmow.com for more information)

8 p.m. Ohio Village Muffins vs. Plain City Baseball Association coaches

Saturday, July 16

10 a.m.—Opening ceremonies and flag raising

10 a.m.—MVSTA fun pull, $10 hook fee

10 a.m.—Shingle and veneer mills, 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 mills, periodically

1:30 p.m.—Children’s games

3 p.m.—Wheat threshing

6 p.m.—Tractor and truck pulls (See www.cotpc.com for details.)

Sunday, July 17

8 a.m.—Church services

10 a.m.—Opening ceremonies and flag raising

10 a.m.—Shingle and veneer mills, periodically until noon

10 a.m.—OSATPA tractor pull

1 p.m.—Wheat threshing

2 p.m.—Kiddie tractor pull.

The Miami Valley Steam Threshers Association is a non-profit organization. Volunteers are always welcome. Tax-deductible donations may be sent to: P.O. Box 364, Plain City, OH 43064.

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