We will be using old farm equipment & showing how it was used. Machines such as cotton pickers, cane mills, old cotton gin, grist mill, corn binder to cut syrup cane. gathering hay & hand feeding hay baler, making apple cider, making ice cream using antique engine for power, and mush more. Gate admission is $5.00 donation.
Rain Date: November 3
Antique tractor Pull starts @ 11:00 am, pedal pull starts @ 1:00 pm, antique car,truck & tractor show, food & craft vendors, RC airplane show. $10.00 admission / kids under 10 FREE . Fun for the whole family, NO alcohol
The 2020 Theme is “It’s Fair Time!” The Gathering of the Green Conference will include informative technical workshops, lively entertainment, a full vendor hall, interactive and amazing displays, knowledgeable and entertaining speakers, tours at several John Deere factories, various farms, private collections, and more. Girls Gather too! 2020 will include more opportunities for workshops for the women and expanded hospitality.
Registration for Conference and Tours opens October 1, 2019
Hotel reservations available now. See website for hotel listings.
For questions on the 2020 Conference, please email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text Gathering Information at 563-845-3298.
Be Part of the 2020 Displays!
Planners seeking John Deere equipment from the 1930s – 1970s. (Including associated lines, such as Brillion, Heider, and/or Letz, etc.) Must be willing to bring items to Davenport on March 15-22, 2020. Please contact Ed Vieth at email@example.com or 563-271-3551.
Northeastern Illinois’ largest Steam Exhibition and Tractor Show! See threshing, sawmill, corn shelling, silo filling and stationary baling demonstrations along with flour and corn meal grinding as well as an operating steam shovel. Free rides offered on the PSRR scale model railroad. Live music, wagon rides and other activities. Large Flea Market and plenty of food available including Fays Pork Chop and Chicken Barbeque. Parking Free. Admission just $7, Seniors just $5 on Thursday. Children under 12 free. Steam, Ag Tractor & Garden Tractor Parade Daily at 1:30 PM.
The White River Valley Antique Association (WRVAA) Show takes a step back in time for both farmers and city folk and draws over 18,000 guests each year. This years show will have trucks, over 700 antique tractors, steam engines, horse demonstrations, field demonstrations, hay press, machine shop, wood working shop, threshing, hand dipped candles, sawmill, gristmill, largest flea market in the area, food, ice cream, and much, much more. There is a village with stores, print shop, hardware, working post office, and a bank, all in the early 1900’s. There are many activities planned and this is an event that you will not want to miss.