Multiple activities and attractions are scheduled when the Mid-Lakes Rustic Iron Club and the Manitowoc County Historical Society host an International Harvester Farmall Frolic on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7-8.
The event will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days on the grounds at the Pinecrest Historical Village. It is located at 924 Pinecrest Road, just off County Highway JJ about four miles west of Manitowoc.
During the tractor show and thresheree, visitors can watch live field demonstrations of vintage farm practices powered by diesel, kerosene, gasoline, and steam tractor engines.
Draft horses will also be used to show some farming techniques from a bygone era.
Strongest farmhand and junior farmhand contests will be held on both days. The competition will begin at 2 p.m. for the adults and 2:30 p.m. for the juniors.
Show attendees will be able to see and take part in activities at the more than 25 historical buildings in the village.
Among the attractions will be blacksmithing, cheese making, cooking on a woodstove, and exhibitions of typical farm chores and games played during pioneer days.
Admission fees are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for children, and $18 for a family group of at least four. Food and beverages will be available throughout the event.
More information about the show and thresheree is available by calling 920-684-4445 or by checking the manitowoccountyhistory.org