Show Schedule

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All events are free and are scheduled weather permitting.

Check updated schedule as posted on the show grounds. 


Friday Events Schedule

FRIDAY, JULY 23
Tractor registration: pick-up your exhibitor plaque–Pavilion #17
6:30 a.m…………..Breakfast, lunch and dinner available at various locations
7 a.m……………….Golf cart rental pickup, fully staffed #14
8 a.m……………….Show opens with singing of our National Anthem
8:30 a.m…………..Snap Coupler seminar. Discussion will cover the basics, operation, and
safety of the Snap Coupler and the rebuilding of lift latches, Dave Buttjer and Jim Palmer–east
end of Indoor Tractor Display building #19
9 a.m……………….Haying demonstrations–field south of Grandstand
9 a.m……………….Free Bus Trip with 3-stop rural shopping experience–west end of Toy Building #10
9:15 a.m…………..Power shift front wheel seminars by Tom Hager–east end of Indoor Tractor Display
building #19
9 -11 a.m…………Magnetos, injector pumps, traction booster system and turbos, presented by Tom Foss–east end of Indoor Tractor Display Building #19
10-11 a.m………..Bingo, 25 cents/card, prizes–Ladies Seminar Bldg. #23
11 a.m. ……………Golf cart rental goes to an “on call” basis #14
11 a.m. ……………Allis-Chalmers.com Forum members meeting–east end of Indoor Tractor
Display building #18
11 a.m……………..SimpleTractor Forum – Lawn & Garden Tractor/Equipment Display building #9
11 a.m……………..Drive a Tractor–Horse Arena #31
11 a.m. -1 p.m…..Barrel train rides
11 a.m.-1 p.m……A-Frame performs–Pavilion#16
12 noon……………Living History of the Roto-Baler: Gary Agrimson–north side of grandstand
12-3 p.m………….Craft Class, Quilt Square, 1 x 1 ft., pre-drawn, $30 per person, limit 10, Ladies
Seminar Bldg. #23
12:30 p.m…………Living History of the All-Crop Harvester; Arland Lepper–north side of grandstand
12:30 p.m…………People mover starts pick-up and drop-offs to field demos–east of the 4-H Cafe
12:30 p.m…………Free Bus Trip to the McLeod County Museum–west end of Toy Building #10
1 p.m……………….Field demos: see-through combine, threshing with an Allis-Chalmers 22-36
threshing machine; presented by Arland Lepper & Gary Agrimson–south of grandstand #34
1:30 p.m. approx. (following threshing) Field Demonstrations: combining, raking, baling
(round and square), bale loading, plowing with lawn and garden tractors, discing, cultivating,
and hay chopping #37
2 p.m……………….Free Bus Trip with 3-stop rural shopping experience–west end of Toy Building #10 2-4 p.m……………The Two of Us performs–Pavilion #16
3 p.m……………….Golf cart rental ends. No more golf carts will be rented for the day. #14
3:30-5 p.m……….Craft Class, Faux Stain Glass Window, 11”x 14”, $5 per person, Ladies Seminar
Building #23
5 p.m. ……………..Ending raffle ticket sales, renewal and new memberships, memorabilia
5 p.m……………….People mover rides stops
6 p.m……………….Tractor ride. The ride will be driving through the City of Hutchinson. There will be a
people mover(s) made available for anyone that wants to ride and not drive a tractor – line up at
north gate entrance at 5:30 #1
7-10 p.m………….Isaiah Muller Trio performs–Pavilion #16
8:30 p.m. (approx.) Tractor ride returns to show grounds.

 

 Saturday Events Schedule

Tractor registration: pick-up your exhibitor plaque–Pavilion #17
6:30 a.m…………..Breakfast, lunch and dinner available at various locations
7 a.m……………….Golf cart rental pickup, fully staffed #14
8 a.m……………….Show opens with singing of our National Anthem
8:30 a.m…………..Snap Coupler seminar. Discussion will cover the basics, operation, and
safety of the Snap Coupler and the rebuilding of lift latches, Dave Buttjer and Jim Palmer–east
end of Indoor Tractor Display building #19
9 a.m……………….Haying demonstrations, field south of Grandstand
9 a.m……………….Free Bus Trip with 3-stop rural shopping experience–west end of Toy Building #10
9:15 a.m…………..Power shift front wheel seminars by Tom Hager #19
9-11 a.m………….Magnetos, injector pumps, traction booster system and turbos, presented by Tom
Foss–east end of Indoor Tractor Display Building #19
10 a.m……………..Tractor Parade–Show Grounds
10-11 a.m………..Bingo, 25 cents/card, prizes–Ladies Seminar Bldg. #23
11 a.m. ……………Golf cart rental goes to an “on call” basis #14
11 a.m. ……………Allis-Chalmers.com Forum members meeting–east end of Indoor Tractor
Display building #18
11 a.m……………..SimpleTractor Forum–Lawn & Garden Tractor/Equipment Display building #9
11 a.m……………..Drive a Tractor–Horse Arena #31
11 a.m.-1 p.m……Barrel train rides
11 a.m.-1 p.m. ….Gravel Road performs–Pavilion #16
12 noon……………Living History of the Roto-Baler: Gary Agrimson–north side of grandstand
12-3 p.m………….Craft Class, Quilt Square, 1 x 1 ft., pre-drawn, $30 per person, limit 10, Ladies
Seminar Bldg. #23
12:30 p.m…………Living History of the All-Crop Harvester; Arland Lepper–north side of grandstand
12:30 p.m…………People mover starts pick-up and drop-offs to field demos–east of the 4-H Cafe
1 p.m……………….Kids’ pedal pull (sign up at 12:15 p.m.)–east end of Indoor Tractor building #7
1 p.m……………….Field demos: see-through combine, threshing with an Allis-Chalmers 22-36
threshing machine; presented by Arland Lepper & Gary Agrimson–south of grandstand #34
1:30 p.m. approx. (following threshing) Field Demonstrations: combining, raking, baling
(round and square), bale loading, plowing with lawn and garden tractors, discing, cultivating,
and hay chopping #37
1:30-3 p.m……….Jason Paulson Duo performs–Pavilion #16
2 p.m……………….Free Bus Trip with 3-stop rural shopping experience–west end of Toy Building #10
3 p.m……………….Golf cart rental ends. No more golf carts will be rented for the day. #14
3:30-4 p.m……….Craft Class, Decorative Basket Holder, $6 per person, Ladies Seminar
Building #23
4 p.m.-7 p.m…….Entertainment by Tom Ginkle Experience – Pavilion #16
5 p.m……………….Ending raffle ticket sales, renewal and new memberships, memorabilia
5 p.m……………….People mover rides stops
5:30 p.m…………..Scholarship Auction–Pavilion #16
7 p.m……………….All Allis-Chalmers Farm Tractor Pull–Grandstand
10 p.m……………..Tractor pull could end
All events are free unless noted and are scheduled weather permitting.
Check updated schedule as posted on the show grounds.

 

Sunday Events Schedule

Tractor registration: pick-up your exhibitor plaque–Pavilion #17
6:30 a.m…………..Breakfast, lunch and dinner available at various locations
7 a.m……………….Golf cart rental pickup, fully staffed #14
8 a.m……………….Show opens with singing of our National Anthem
8:15 a.m…………..Church service, Pastor Stephen Foster, Ruth House Twin Ports, Duluth–Pavilion #16
9:15 a.m…………..Power shift front wheel seminars by Tom Hager #19
10 a.m……………..Tractor parade–Show Grounds
10 -11 a.m……….Magnetos, injector pumps, traction booster system and turbos, presented by
Tom Foss–east end of Indoor Tractor Display Building #19
11 a.m. ……………Golf cart rental goes to an “on call” basis #14
11 a.m. ……………Allis-Chalmers.com Forum members meeting–east end of Indoor Tractor
Display building #18
11 a.m……………..SimpleTractor Forum–Lawn & Garden Tractor/Equipment Display building #9
11 a.m……………..Drive a Tractor–Horse Arena #31
11 a.m.-12 noon..Craft Class, Make a Wind Sock, Adult and Child Activity, free, Ladies Seminar
Building #23
11 a.m.-1 p.m……Bill Litzau performs–Pavilion #16
11 a.m.-1 p.m……Barrel train rides
12 noon……………Living History of the Roto-Baler: Gary Agrimson–north side of grandstand
12:30 p.m…………Living History of the All-Crop Harvester; Arland Lepper–north side of grandstand
12:30 p.m…………People mover starts pick-up and drop-offs to field demos–east of the 4-H Cafe
1 p.m……………….Kids’ pedal pull (sign up at 12:15 p.m.)–east end of Indoor Tractor building #7
1 p.m……………….Field demos: see-through combine, threshing with Allis-Chalmers 22-36
threshing machine; presented by Arland Lepper & Gary Agrimson–south of grandstand #34
1:30 p.m. approx. (following threshing) Field Demonstrations: combining, raking, baling
(round and square), bale loading, plowing with lawn and garden tractors, discing, cultivating,
and hay chopping #37
2 p.m……………….Golf cart rental ends. No more golf carts will be rented for the day. #14
2:30 p.m…………..People mover rides stops
3 p.m……………….Raffle drawings

Children’s Activity building (6) – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day: arts and crafts, coloring, sandbox, pedal tractor driving.

Raffle ticket sales– Indoor Tractor Display #18 and Toy Building #10

Memorabilia, renewal and new membership– Toy Building #10

 

Other Activities

  • Dyno testing, seminars, huge toy and memorabilia
  • Large swap meet area – $30 fee per vendor (set up Thursday).
  • Visit the Allis-Chalmers Fuel Cell Tractor located at the McLeod County Heritage Museum
  • Museum hours: Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. ($3 if not in-county resident)

 

Food Vendors on the Grounds:

Pavilion Area: B. CONCESSIONS–Kettle Korn, Lemonade; ELKS–Ice Cream, Water; KIWANIS–Hot- dogs, Burgers, Chips, Pop, Water; LIONS–Mini Donuts.

Country Diner—IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL: Breakfast-Pancakes, Ham or Sausage, Scram- bled Eggs, Pastries, Coffee, Milk, Juice; Lunch (varies by day)-Turkey, Ham, or Rib Sandwich, Pizza, Chips; Dinner (varies by day)-Pulled Pork, Pork Chop, Beans, Kraut, Sweet Corn-based on availability, Ice Cream, Pop, Water.

4-H CAFÉ—JOANIE’S CATERING: Burgers made to order, French Fries, Onion Rings, Fried Pickles, Hot Beef Sandwiches, Salads, Walking Tacos, Nachos, Assorted Pies, Cookies, Bars, Fruit, Chips, Beverages. Grandstand entrance area—IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL: Ice Cream, Assorted Snacks and Beverages available during the Saturday evening tractor pull.

Field demonstration area–IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL: Water and pop wagon available during field demonstrations.

*All menus subject to change.