Children 12 & under are free. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. Tractor Pull starts at 10:00 a.m. Parade Starts at 1:00 p.m. Flea Market with everything from tractor parts to Arts & Crafts! Homemade ice cream! Food Trucks! Corn shelling, wheat thrashing, and blacksmith demonstrations!
Contact Larry Cookey for Flea Market information and reservations @ 254-760-2286
Contact Dustin Metcalf to become a food vendor @ 254-493-8747
Contact Cody Terell for RV reservations @ 254-217-2848
As always, Exhibitors are welcome to start bringing out their displays the week before the show. Please contact one of the officers if you will need late evening/night access. If you are bringing your display the day of the show, enter at the Exhibitor gate. You are welcome to bypass the registration booth, unload and get settled in and come to the registration booth at your convenience. There is no fee for exhibiting or dry camping. Limited RV spaces are available with power and water.
Admission is $10. Children 12 & under are free. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. Tractor Pull starts at 10:00 a.m. Parade Starts at 1:00 p.m. Flea Market with everything from tractor parts to Arts & Crafts! Homemade ice cream! Food Trucks! Corn shelling, wheat thrashing, and blacksmith demonstrations! Big Engines started up and ran all day!
When looking through some paperwork, we came across this photo of Oliver A. Howland standing in front of his steam engine that was eventually donated to the Texas Early Day Tractor & Engine Association. Included with the pictures was a hand written note-
“The Steam Engine was bought by Will Pagett of the Prairie Lee Community in about 1889. It was shipped by Katy Railroad from Pittsburg, Pa. It was then moved by wagon about 6 miles to Prairie Lee. I’m not quite sure just when it was moved to Andice, Texas.
William Davidson built a gin in 1921 in Andice. Does not know when he sold to Carl Doering and Bill McCann. Oliver A. Howland built a cedar mill in Jolleyville, Tx in 1940. He had it in operation several years. He dismantled it all about 1980.”
March 2nd will be a workday. We will begin about 8:00-8:30 a.m. We are looking for some trees to plant to replace the few that didn’t make it. There will also be plenty of spring cleanup to do. Come out for the day, come out for an hour or two, or just come by to say Hello!