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Rae Valley Days to begin this Friday

Threshing powered by a steam tractor is one of the attractions at Rae Valley Days.
Threshing powered by a steam tractor is one of the attractions at Rae Valley Days.

Rae Valley Heritage Association is planning activities for all ages during its 35th annual Nebraska State Antique Tractor & Horse Plowing Bee set Friday through Sunday, Aug. 25-27, at Charlie’s Park west of Petersburg.

Friday:

• Tractor cade, Creston to Petersburg 5 p.m. arrival

• Cream can supper 5:30 p.m.

• Open music jam/barn dance 8 p.m.

Saturday:

• Consignment auction, ag-related items 9 a.m.

• Working events start on grounds 11 a.m.

• Antique tractor pull 12 noon

• Kid’s pedal tractor pull 1 p.m.

• Parade of Power 3:30 p.m.

• Short tractor cade 4:30 p.m.

• Knights of Columbus steak fry 5-8 p.m.

• Steam engine spark show at dusk

• Open music jam/barn dance 8-10 p.m.

Sunday:

• All faiths worship service 10 a.m.

• Tractor games and working events 11 a.m.

• Walking plow, horse/mule plowing 12:30 p.m.

• Antique tractor plowing 1 p.m.

• Kid’s tractor pull 1 p.m.

• Carson’s Cow Tipper’s Clown Alley 1-3 p.m.

Final events:

• Parade of Power, kid’s money scramble, Henn’s shooting T-shirts,

  • Trophy presentation and raffle drawings 3:30 p.m.