Empire Threshing Association’s Annual Thresheree
The Empire Threshing Association is hosting its annual Thresheree on Saturday, Aug. 24. It will take place on the John Wettstein farm, six miles east of Eden on County B, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Look for the signs to find the specific location.
No admission is charged for this event.
Many different activities will be held throughout the day. You can also walk around and look at the different displays.
You will be able to see old-time steam threshing and sawing, cutting, plowing, bailing, chopping and silo filling. There will also be antique tractors, garden tractors, farm equipment and engines on display.
The kids can get involved by participating in the annual kids pedal pull around 12:30 p.m. They will use pedal tractors to pull a weight as far as they can. Awards will be given out to the top performers in the different weight classes.
Then stick around for a while to listen to music that will be provided from 3 p.m.-7 p.m.
There will be plenty of events going on throughout the day to watch and learn about some farming history.
You can treat yourself to food and refreshments, sponsored by the Campbellsport FFA Alumni.
All day tractors, equipment and garden tractors will be on display. Blacksmith and rope making demonstrations will be held during the afternoon along with engine displays.
So, make sure you come out to rural Eden for the Empire Threshing Association’s 35th annual Thresheree.
In case of inclement weather, the rain date will be Sunday, Aug. 25.