Antique Tractor and Engine Events
Alberta 2018

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Calendar of Events, 2018




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Leduc West Spring Tractor Pull and Swap Meet .......Contact:   Terry Hanlon 780-987-2440 or  Robert McKell 780-985-2557
- - - Saturday, May 26, 2018

Farmall

Come watch or take part in our annual spring tractor pull and swap meet at the Leduc West Antique Society, located 5 km. west of Leduc on Hiway 39 and 1 km north on Range Road #260. (Please note: All participants in the tractor pull are required to sign a waiver for this event).
Attendance is free. A pancake breakfast will be served at 8 a.m., $5 per person. Vendors can find more information about the swap meet here.



Pioneer Acres Spring Tractor Pull, Irricana..........Contact:   The Museum 403-935-4357
- - - Saturday, May 26, 2018

John Deere

Get an early start this spring! Pioneer Acres Museum (located at the north end of Irricana, just west of highway 9 on Township Road 274) is holding a spring tractor pull where you can test out your equipment and enjoy a leisurely day with your fellow tractor enthusiasts. The pull begins at 1 p.m. All regular exhibits will be open, as will the concession booth. Admission is $10 for those 13 years and over, $5 for those 6 to 12 years of age and free for those under 6.


Prairie Tractor Club Spring Tractor Pull, Picture Butte..........Contact:   Pieter van Ewijk, manager 403-732-5451
- - - Saturday, May 26, 2018

Threshing Machine

The Prairie Tractor Club invites you to join them for a fun day out at the Picture Butte Museum, 1 mile south of Picture Butte off Secondary Highway #519. Come and watch the tractor pull, walk through the old tractors on display and explore the Pioneer village. The Coyote Flats Pioneer village incudes a train station, blacksmith shop, post office, school, church, garage and period houses. There's also the Finnegan Ferry -- it spent its working life on the Red Deer River near Gem, the last wooden ferry to operate in Alberta.



Sunnybrook Farm Museum Spring Warm-Up Tractor Pull .......... Contact:   Jeremy Moore 403-357-4187
- - - Saturday, May 26, 2018

Rumely

The volunteers at Markerville Machinery Club and Sunnybrook Farm Museum are planning a spring warm-up in Red Deer for any enthusiasts looking to test out their equipment on a fun Saturday during the museum’s Spring on the Farm event. The event includes a country breakfast, garage sale, concession, cookie walk, face painting, family activities, and a chance to meet the baby animals that are going to live at the farm throughout the summer. The event runs from 8:00am until 4:00pm. Campers are welcome to arrive on Friday and leave on Sunday. Admission by donation (meal charges apply).



Didsbury Tractor Olympics.................Contact:   Cliffort Scott at 403-335-4342 or  Ken Herbert at 403-335-4109
- - - Sunday, May 27, 2018

Rumely Oil Pull

Here's something a little different and a whole lot of fun! We're holding an Antique Tractor Olympics at the Didsbury Ag Society Rodeo Grounds, 1 mile north and half a mile west of Didsbury. If you would like to participate please register by calling Cliffort Scott in advance at 403-507-0175. Everyone is welcome to come and watch -- competition begins at noon with events like the Teeter-totter, Barrel Roll, Stake Racing, Ring Toss and Blind Man's Race.

Camping is free and a concession booth will be open all afternoon. Admission is free but donations are welcome.



Westlock Antique Tractor and Machinery Club Show..........Contact:   Phil Colbourne 780-349-5212 or 780-307-6971;  Pieter Van Dasselaar 780-305-1625
- - - Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3, 2018

John Deere

Join us south of the Canadian Tractor Museum at the Ag Barn on the Westlock Fair Grounds, where about a hundred old tractors and antique farm machines gather for two days of tractor pulls, threshing, plowing and skill events. This year Massey is featured.

Only on Saturday the tractor pull will be a competition pull, with the same classes and rules as any other Alberta pull. Weigh-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and we start pulling with class 1 at 9:00 a.m. We will pull until the "Old Iron" parade starts at 1:00 p.m., then continue after the parade until all classes have finished. Sunday's pull will be a fun pull as in previous years.

The pancake breakfast is available between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., slow 'races' begin at 10 a.m. and events for the kids start at noon. The Tractor Museum is open to all from noon to 6 p.m. and the displays, handicrafts and bench show go on all day -- don't miss them! Admission is $10 -- that includes the pancake breakfast and admission to the Museum. Children 12 and under get in free. The grounds open Friday night for exhibitors and camping is available on the grounds - no hookups.



Ol’ Pembina Tractor Pull Society, Sangudo - Farmer’s Day Event .......... Contact:   Clarence 780-706-0064;  Darcy 780-785-2655;  Don 780-785-2967.
- - -Saturday and Sunday, June 9-10, 2018

Farmall

This annual event has lots to offer, and we invite you to attend! The pull will be held north of the Sangudo Sports Grounds/Riverside Campground. Tractors must be stock and pre 1960. (Exceptions are those series of tractors built identically from 1960 – 1962.) There are 8 classes of tractors: Bantam (under 3,999 lbs), Classes 1 – 6 (ranging from 4,000 lbs – 12,000lbs), and a Demo Class. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded on Sunday in each of the 8 classes. Registration fee is $5 per tractor. Drivers must show proof of liability insurance at registration; insurance can also be purchased on site, along with a club membership. Weigh-in begins at 8 a.m. Saturday and pulling begins at approx. 11 a.m.

If time and weather allow there will also be a Slow Race, a Barrel Race with tricycle style wheel tractors and a Teeter-Totter event. There will be daily prize draw(s) for tractor drivers. A member’s Feature Tractor will also be on display along with the tractor's story.

Young children will enjoy our Pedal Tractor Pull area, while a Silent Auction on Saturday and a Vendor's market both days will add variety to the weekend for all. A concession booth is open both days. Our Society welcomes local and corporate sponsors.

With their $10 admission adults receive a souvenir button depicting our Feature Tractor -- admission on Sunday is free with the button. Children 6-12 years old are $2, children under 6 are free. Public camping is available at Riverside Campground (no reservations, first come, first served).



Two Cylinder Club of Olds' Antique Tractor Days..........Contact:   Mark Gardener 403-660-4919;  Albert Goerzen 403-507-1086
- - - Saturday and Sunday, June 9-10, 2018 (If rained out, show will be held July 7-8)

John Deere

The Alberta Two Cylinder Club of Olds invites tractors of any make or color to join them at the Didsbury Ag Society Rodeo Grounds, 1 mile north and half a mile west of Didsbury. The fun begins at noon each day with the tractor pull. Slow races and flywheel starts are next, and there will be kiddie tractor pulls too!

Camping is free. Public Admission to this event is $5.00 per day per person or $8.00 per person for the weekend. Children 14 and under are free. Contestants are required to have their own personal liability insurance on their tractors.


High River Tractor Pull ...............Contact:   Al Millard 403-938-2385;  Lloyd Groeneveld 403-652-9414
- - - Saturday, June 16, 2018

Rumely

You can find us north of High River at the Rodeo Grounds, just take exit 197 off Highway 2 and turn west on 498 Avenue. The tractor pull will begin at 11 a.m. and Model T races will run again this year. Admission is $10, and the first 200 visitors will enjoy a free pancake breakfast in the Call of the West museum. The museum will be open to explore all day.



Lacombe Annual Vintage Equipment Show..........Contact:  Fred Mueller   Home phone: 403-782-7001;  Cell: 403-391-4127
- - - Saturday and Sunday, June 16-17, 2018

Stationary Engine

Enjoy Father's day weekend with us at the Lacombe Agricultural Society grounds (just follow the signs) for tractor pulls and parades, demonstrations and exhibits.

Saturday starts off with a pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and ends with a supper at 6 p.m. Sunday's breakfast runs from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Displays are open both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the Parade of Power starts at 1 p.m. Stationary Engines are featured this year but we welcome all makes and models of tractor, antique equipment and vintage vehicles. Sawmilling and field demonstrations run during the afternoon, as does the antique tractor pull (no entry fee for competitors). Check out the Museum of Farm Treasures of the Past, the toy show and the vendors' market. Admission is $5 per day; all exhibitors welcome. Camping on the grounds is free (no hookups). Show goes rain or shine!



Markerville Pioneer Days..........Contact:   Len Aucoin 403-886-4086;  Perry Widdfield 403-728-3511
- - - Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24, 2018

John Deere

It's all happening at the ball diamond in Markerville, starting at 11 a.m. with the Parade of Power and going to 6 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. You will also see threshing, field displays, tractor pulls, slow races, and pioneer crafts, including blacksmithing. Sunday morning there's a Pancake Breakfast between 7:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Camping is available.


31st Annual Delburne Antique Tractor Pull...............Contact:   Ben Davidson 403-749-2971
- - - Sunday, July 1, 2018

Farmall

Its the 31th Annual Delburne Antique Tractor Pull this Canada Day, with ball games, races, a pancake breakfast, a parade and, of course, the TRACTOR PULL. The pull starts at 1 p.m. sharp at the Recreation Grounds by the Arena in Delburne. Weigh in is at 11:30 a.m. and, thanks to our sponsors, there is no entry fee! Camping on the grounds is free. Come cheer on these venerable machines and their operators!



Blackie Antique Tractor Pull ...........Contact:   Stacey 403-684-3019
- - - Sunday, July 1, 2018

Rumely Oil Pull

Come cheer on the antique tractors in the Blackie Antique Tractor Pull! You'll find them in the midst of the town's Canada Day celebrations, near the Blackie Seed Cleaning Plant alongside Blackie's main street. The line up for the parade entry starts at 9 a.m., weigh-in starts at 10 a.m. and pulling begins at noon. Don't be afraid to come early though, and check out the rest of the Canada Day activities. Camping is available in the area.



Neerlandia Antique Tractor Pull...............Contact:   Pieter Van Dasselaar 780-305-1625
- - - Monday, July 2, 2018

John Deere

We are holding our annual Canada Day tractor pull on Monday, July 2nd. There will be two pulls in the one day, with registration and weigh-in beginning at 7:30 a.m. Pulling starts with class 1 at 9:30 sharp. We pull up to class 6, then break for lunch, after which we'll pull back down again to class 1. The Neerlandia Historical Society puts on a pancake breakfast in the morning ($2), there are concessions on site and family activities run all day. There is a $10 per tractor hookup fee to be paid at the scale. Come join us for this growing event!



Edgerton Tractor Show and Tractor Pull...............Contact:   Jim Sparks  780-755-2409
- - - Saturday and Sunday, July 7-8, 2018

Stationary Engine

Come one, come all! The Edgerton and District Historical Society invites you to their tractor fair at the Museum grounds on the west side of Highway 14 in Edgerton. Camping is available south of the museum. The fair runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

ON DISPLAY: A real variety of tractors will be on display, including a cross-mount Case, a Hart-Parr 30, two Hart-Parr 18-36s, a Waterloo Boy, a cross-mount Minneapolis Moline, a 10-20 Titan and a 1943 International Hi-Crop tractor. For stationary engine fans there's a 1910 12 HP Fairbanks-Morse and a display of Waterloo stationary engines.

EVENTS: Come cheer on the competitors in the tractor pulls and slow races, and bring your tractor to show it off -- everyone who brings a tractor will receive an Edgerton Tractor Show T-shirt! Weigh in for the tractor pull is 8:30 a.m.; the pull starts at noon. Other attractions at the grounds include baseball and a number of agricultural displays, including a Bullarama on Friday night. A steak fry will be held Saturday evening in conjunction with Edgerton's Sports Day and Agricultural Fair.



Vintage Tractor Pull: Calgary Stampede ...............Contact:   Stampede Office 403-261-9159
- - - Saturday and Sunday, July 7-8, 2018

John Deere

This invitational tractor pull and show and shine takes place in the Saddledome and will showcase immaculately restored vintage tractors 1960 and older. An entry form will be posted by mid March, 2018, on the Calgary Stampede website, as will information regarding rules, weight classes and scheduling. Applications may be made on-line.

We hope everyone will come and watch as these beautifully restored vintage tractors do what they do best!



Big Valley Live Steam, Antique Machinery & Vintage Car Show..........Contact:   Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions,  1-800-282-3994 (in Canada) or  403-742-2811 (outside Canada)
- - - Saturday, July 14, 2018

Stationary Engine

Join us just west of the rail car museum and railway station in the Village of Big Valley, Alberta. Feel the heat and smell the coal burning as model steam engine enthusiasts come together to display their fascinating creations. Working early gasoline pump engines, antique tractors and vehicles, and one of a kind creations are also featured.

You can travel on your own to Big Valley for the show, where admission is free and refreshments are available from local businesses, or ride the Alberta Prairie Railway for an all inclusive trip from Stettler to Big Valley and back (train robbery guaranteed!). Be sure to book early!



Stettler Antique Tractor Pull..........Contact:   Dan Wasyleshko 403-740-3726 or email:  dwasyleshko@cervusequipment.com
- - - Saturday, July 21, 2018

John Deere

Whether your antique tractor is bantam weight or 10,000 lbs we have a class for you at the Stettler Antique Tractor Pull. Weigh-in is from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. when pulling begins. A concession booth is open all afternoon and for the children there is a kiddies tractor pull. Its all happening at the Stettler Fair Grounds -- hope to see you there!



Leduc West Antique Society's Annual Exposition and Antique Tractor Pull........ Contact:   Ron Bodnar 780-465-4041 or  Robert McKell 780-985-2557
- - - Saturday and Sunday, July 21-22, 2018

Stationary Engine

So much is happening! The feature make for 2018 is Minneapolis Moline, although tractors and equipment of all makes are welcome. Come watch as the tractors, cars, trucks and steamers parade past the grandstand. Take in the threshing, plowing and sawmill demonstrations, then cheer on the contestants in the tractor pulls and slow races. The tractor pulls have proven so popular that they run both morning and afternoon. More than 100 tractors will be on display, along with stationary engines, old construction equipment and a steam engine or two. Classic and antique cars will be exhibited, along with a fine selection of vintage trucks.

But it is more than Old Iron -- there's a petting zoo, Jigger Train rides and a market with many tables of antiques, books and crafts. Concessions are open both days.

At 7:30 each morning we begin serving a pancake breakfast, then events and demonstrations run to 4:30 p.m. At 5 p.m. on Saturday supper is served in the Town Square ($15 per person). On Sunday there will be a non-denominational church service at 9:00 a.m.

The fair grounds are located 5 km. west of Leduc on Highway 39 and 1 km north on Range Road #260. Admission is $10.00 per day for those 13 years of age and older, thoses aged 6 to 12 are $5 and children 5 and under are free. Exhibitors - $10 for the weekend. Please note: all participants in the tractor pulls are required to sign a waiver. Don't miss this one!



Antique Tractor Pull in Vermilion................................Contact:   Vermilion Agricultural Society 780-853-4108
- - - Thursday, July 26, 2018

Farmall

The Vermilion Agricultural Society invites you to join in the fun at the Antique Tractor pull, held each year in conjunction with the Vermilion fair. The pull will take place Thursday afternoon, July 26th. Details such as start time will be posted on the Vermilion Ag Society website as they become available. Tractors built in 1960 or earlier are eligible and will compete in seven weight classes. Serial numbers will be checked and competitors are asked to bring a weigh bill for each tractor. There is no entry fee for the pull.

The fair is held at the Vermilion Agricultural Society grounds on the north side of Lakeland College. Camping is available at the Provincial campground but it fills up fast, often several days in advance, so get there early!



Heritage Acres Annual Show, Pincher Creek..........Contact:   Heritage Acres Farm Museum 403-627-2082
- - - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 3-5, 2018

John Deere

Join us at the Heritage Acres Farm Museum for our annual show, 2 miles north of Pincher Creek to Pincher Station, 2 miles east on Highway #3 then 8 miles north on Highway #785.

We expect about 200 tractors to be there, on display, in the parade of power and competing in the tractor pulls. Stationary engines are the featured agricultural equipment this year. Club members will demonstrate threshing, haying, stacking and binding in the field, and logs will become lumber as they are guided through the steam-powered saw-mill. The car show highlights vehicles from our past. For more information and a complete schedule of events, check out the museum's website.

Saturday and Sunday begin with a pancake breakfast and Saturday ends with entertainment. In between concessions are open, there are activities for the kids and demonstrations of pioneer skills such as rope making, butter churning and ice cream making. Sunday a non-denominational church services will take place in the Knox Presbyterian Church of Jumbo Valley.

Then there's THE MUSEUM -- just a few of the many atractions are:

  • The Zoetemen/Vogelaar Barn: an enormous, T-shaped dairy barn, 15,000 square feet of floor space between the main floor and the loft.
  • A restored Dukhobor barn, a fully operational UGG elevator and a blacksmith shop
  • The Crystal Village - a number of buildings constructed from telephone line insulators collected from all over the world.
  • Knox Presbyterian Church originally built in 1917


Leslieville Antique Days..........Contact:   Vern Mosset at 403-896-7337   Vera at 403-729-2663
- - - Saturday and Sunday, August 4-5, 2018

Stationary Engine

The Leslieville Antique and Model Club has it all for you -- antique tractors, portable pump engines and vintage cars on display, and events such as the tractor pull, threshing demonstrations, shingle and lath making and lumber milling. Watch demonstrations of weaving, spinning and butter churning and enjoy the taste of homemade cinnamon buns. Then there's the petting zoo and Royal Scott train rides for the children. Visit the Horborg Station, Ridges and Lane House, school, church, blacksmith shop, and Mercantile Store. There is something for everyone!

Saturday and Sunday mornings the Club serves breakfast from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and the concession booth is open both days. Sunday morning you are invited to an outdoor church service at 10 a.m. The parade begins each day at 11:30 a.m. with the tractor pull to follow. Vendors will be set up in the quonset from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Admission is $5 per person, free for those 15 years and under, and camping, no hook ups, is only $20 for the weekend. The grounds are located 2 miles east and a quarter of a mile south of Leslieville, Alberta.

A supper is served at the Leslieville Community hall Saturday and Sunday evenings -- doors open at 5:30 -- with live entertainment to follow.



Manning Heritage Day Celebration..........Contact:   Battle River Pioneer Museum 780-836-2374 or  Mary 780-836-2180
- - - Sunday, August 5, 2018

Rumely Oil Pull

Everyone is welcome at the Manning Heritage Day Celebration, 1 km east of Manning on highway #691. About 70 tractors of all makes and models will be on display, with about 30 to 40 on parade. We expect to see some caterpillar tractors and stationary engines, too. The day kicks off with a pancake breakfast from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and threshing goes at noon. Other demonstrations during the day may include straw baling, log planing, wood splitting, flour milling and rope making. An interdenominational church service will be held in the morning. A food booth will be open all day, and admission is by donation.



Irricana Annual Reunion and Show..........Contact:   The Museum 403-935-4357
- - - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 10-12, 2018

Farmall

The Pioneer Acres Museum in Irricana brings you Alberta's largest tractor fair - approximately 200 tractors will be on display. Stationary engines, antique cars and trucks, scale models and steam engines will also be well represented. Allis-Chalmers and Rumely Tractors and Equipment are featured this year! The museum is 1/2 mile north of Irricana on Highway 9 and 1/2 a mile west. Daily admission is $12 for adults, $8 for children 6 to 12 years of age and free for children under 6. For Friday only, seniors' admission is $10. Camping is available (no hookups) for $20 for the weekend with a free shuttle to and from the show gate. Parking is free.

EVENTS: Come for the Parade of Power, the tractor pulls, barrel races and slow races, as well as the traditional activities of threshing, plowing and binder work. Check out the craft exhibits, home made buns, baking and trade fair. Watch the sparks fly as blacksmith and wheelwright demonstrate their art. The show runs each day from 9 a.m. to 5 a.m. A Pancake Breakfast is available Friday 8 to 10 a.m., Saturday & Sunday, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. There will be a steak supper on both the Friday and Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. An interdenominational church service will be held Sunday at 9:30 a.m. For mor information, check out our website!


Vegreville Antique Tractor Pull ............Contact:   The Vegreville Ag Society toll free at 1-888-611-0161
- - - Saturday, August 11 (tentatively), 2017

John Deere

The Vegreville Ag society invites you to its fun Antique Tractor Pull in conjunction with our country fair. The pull will begin Saturday night after the chuckwagon races, running from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the Ag society fair grounds in Vegreville, Alberta. We're fairly easy going about the age of your tractor -- anything from the seventies or older is invited.



Prairie Tractor Club Harvest Days, Picture Butte .......Contact:   Pieter van Ewijk, manager 403-732-5451
- - - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 17-19, 2018

Threshing Machine

The Prairie Tractor Club invites you to join them for a great weekend at the Picture Butte Museum, 1 mile south of Picture Butte off Secondary Highway #519. On Friday the tractor pull will begin at 6 p.m. Throughout Saturday and Sunday you'll see the Parade of Power, tractor and heavy horse pulls and a threshing demonstration. You can walk through the 160 plus old tractors on display, through the 25+ open buildings, then stop for refreshments at our concession booth and ice cream parlour.

Be sure to explore the museum and the Coyote Flats Pioneer Village with its train station, blacksmith shop, post office, school, church, garage and period houses. Don't miss the Finnegan Ferry -- it spent its working life on the Red Deer River near Gem, the last wooden ferry to operate in Alberta. Admission is free on Friday night. On Saturday and Sunday admission is $10 for adults while those under 12 are free.



Millarville Fair Antique Tractor Pull .......... Contact:   Doug Martin, 403-875-5557
- - - Saturday ad Sunday, August 18-19, 2018

John Deere

Join us at the 111th Millarville fair for a fun tractor pull (there's no entry fee). On Saturday the first pull starts at 9:30 a.m. and there's a Parade of Power at 11:30 a.m. The second pull begins around 1:30 p.m. (after lunch). There will be one pull on Sunday as well. Camping is available but you must call ahead to reserve a spot.

To get to the Millarville Fair and the Tractor Rumble travel west on Hwy 22X about 23 km. from the south end of Calgary, turn south (left) on Hwy 22, go about 13 km. to Hwy 549, turn east (left) for about 1.6 km. then south for half a mile to the Fair grounds. Watch for signs. Once there you will also be immersed in the oldest, largest (and possibly best) country fair and farmers’ market in southern Alberta -- there's something for every member of the family. Check out the Millarville fair website for a full listing of activities and events.



The Didsbury Tractor Pull ....................Contact:   Cliffort Scott at 403-335-4342 or  Ken Herbert at 403-335-4109
- - - Sunday, August 19, 2018

Steam Engine

Join us for a fun pull at the Didsbury Ag Society Rodeo Grounds, 1 mile north and half a mile west of Didsbury. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; pulling begins at noon. there is no entry fee but donations are welcome. Camping is free and concessions will be open. Everyone is welcome!



Sunnybrook Farm Museum Pioneer Days .......... Contact:   Sunnybrook Farm Museum: 403-340-3511
..........or email sbfs@shaw.ca
- - - Saturday and Sunday, August 18-19, 2018

Farmall

Join us at Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer for our celebration of pioneer life. There will be a Tractor Pull and Parade of Power featuring tractors dating back to the 1920's, demonstrations of threshing, wood splitting and blacksmithing and displays of stationary engines and antique equipment. There are games for the children and a silent auction.

Each activity packed day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. Admission is only $5 per person or $15 per family. A hearty farmer's breakfast is available each morning for a nominal price and a full concession and teahouse will be open all day. Their specialty - home baked pies!

Find us in the heart of Red Deer at 4701 30th Street - just 2 blocks east of The Black Knight Inn. Hope to see you there!


Strathcona Vintage Tractor Association - 2018 Annual Tractor Pull & Show......... Contact:  Ellis (c)780-850-6120 or  Tom (c) 780-918-4310 or  Bob (c) 780-919-3667 or  Joe (c) 587-991-2910
- - - Saturday and Sunday, August 25-26, 2018

Rumely Oil Pull

The Strathcona Vintage Tractor Association is hosting their 14th Annual Western Canada Vintage Tractor Pull & Show just a few kilometers northeast of Sherwood Park on the weekend of August 25 & 26, 2018. The location is at Strathcona County's historic Bremner Farm, 53452 Range Rd 225. The Bremner Farm is located 4.0 km north of highway 16 on the west side of range road 225. Decimal GPS coordinates are Lat +53.608333 and Long -113.224722

We expect up to 100 tractors to be competing in ten classes from under 2,500 lbs to 12,000 lbs. Our weight classes include four separate classes for lightweight tractors under 4000 pounds. Tractors must be stock 1960 and older to compete for prizes but we do provide demonstration pulling opportunities for non-stock tractors if requested in advance and all participants are welcome. We have a drive-on digital electronic scale for weighing.

There are activities for all members of the family including horse and wagon rides, children's toy tractor pulling, a kid's play area, silent auctions, a vendor tent plus static displays of collector cars, trucks, tractors and vintage machinery. Visitors can also enjoy vintage farming demonstrations (threshing and binding) and a noon hour parade of power along the pulling track. Concessions for food and drinks are provided along with washroom facilities. We have grandstands for spectators and large shelter tents for the silent auctions and vendors. You are welcome to bring your own lawn chairs if you wish. Tours of the historic Bremner Mansion are offered by Strathcona County staff. We ask that visitors do not bring pets onto the site. An admission fee is charged at the gate when you enter.

Tractor registration and weighing starts mid-afternoon on Friday, August 24 and continues into the evening and again on Saturday morning before pulling starts. We encourage weighing to be completed on Friday to avoid delays on Saturday morning. Pulling events start at 10:00 AM both mornings. Hauling trailers can be left on site over the weekend and some sites are available for overnight RV parking at no charge. Site security on Friday and Saturday nights is provided. Participants must attend a scheduled safety meeting on Saturday morning before pulling begins. Rules, weight classes, starting times, insurance conditions, pull eligibility and other information is posted on our website at www.strathconavintagetractor.com.



Ol’ Pembina Tractor Pull Society, Sangudo - Fall Pull Event ..........Contact:   Clarence 780-706-0064;  Darcy 780-785-2655;  Don 780-785-2967. Our new email is optps.2009@outlook.com
- - -Saturday and Sunday, August 25-26, 2018

Farmall

This annual event has lots to offer, and we invite you to attend! The pull will be held north of the Sangudo Sports Grounds/Riverside Campground. Tractors must be stock and pre 1960. (Exceptions are those series of tractors built identically from 1960 – 1962.) There are 8 classes of tractors: Bantam (under 3,999 lbs), Classes 1 – 6 (ranging from 4,000 lbs – 12,000lbs), and a Demo Class. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded on Sunday in each of the 8 classes. Registration fee is $5 per tractor. Drivers must show proof of liability insurance at registration; insurance can also be purchased on site, along with a club membership. Tractors must be unloaded, weighed and registered by 9am Sunday.

If time and weather allow there will also be a Slow Race, a Barrel Race with tricycle style wheel tractors and a Teeter-Totter event. There will be daily prize draw(s) for tractor drivers. A member’s Feature Tractor will also be on display along with the tractor's story.

Young children will enjoy our Pedal Tractor Pull area, while a Silent Auction on Saturday and a Vendor's market both days will add variety to the weekend for all. A concession booth is open both days. Our Society welcomes local and corporate sponsors.

With their $10 admission adults receive a souvenir button depicting our Feature Tractor -- admission on Sunday is free with the button. Children 6-12 years old are $2, children under 6 are free. Public camping is available at Riverside Campground (no reservations, first come, first served).



Reynolds-Alberta Museum Harvest Festival (Wetaskiwin)..........Contact:   The Museum 1-800-661-4726
- - - Saturday and Sunday, September 1-2, 2018

Threshing Machine

The Reynolds-Alberta Museum's collection of steam engines, farm machinery and old tractors takes to the fields! Watch threshing, stooking, binding, plowing and baling demonstrations on the museum grounds.

Join us for bread baking, butter churning, rope making and other historical demonstrations. Be sure to take in the rare and beautifully restored exhibits in the Museum's main hall and restoration shop. There's lots going on for the children as well -- a petting zoo and childrens' crafts, to name but two attractions. It all happens Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information check out the Museum's Special Events webpage. Excellent accomodations are available in Wetaskiwin.



High River Fun Tractor Pull ...............Contact: Al Millard 403-938-2385;  Lloyd Groeneveld 403-652-9414
- - - Saturday, September 8, 2018

Farmall

You can find us north of High River at the Rodeo Grounds, just take exit 197 off Highway 2 and turn west on 498 Avenue. Join us to finish off the season with a fun tractor pull and Model T races. Bring the family and check out the Call of the West Museum while you are there!



Old Time Threshing Day, High River ...............Contact: Sarah 703-803-2941
- - - Saturday, September 8, 2018

Threshing Machine

Join the Sheppard Family Park Society for a day of threshing, live music and family fun (there's a petting zoo!) at the Sheppard Family Park in High River. Breakfast begins at 8 a.m. with threshing at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. A lunch will be served, and coffee and pop will be available. Admission is $5 per person or $15 for the family. Come and enjoy!


Pioneer Acres Steam and Stationary Engines Event..........Contact:   The Pioneer Acres Museum 403-935-4357
- - - Saturday and Sunday, September 8-9, 2018

Stationary Engine

Join us at the Pioneer Acres Museum in Irricana as we fire up the steam engines and crank over the stationary engines that powered the farm a century and more ago. The Museum is located at the north end of Irricana, just west of highway 9 on Township Road 274. Activities run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and all regular exhibits and concessions will be open. Admission is $8, $5 for children 6 to 12 and free for children under 6. For more information, have a look at the event website.



Heritage Acres Fall Show, Pincher Creek..........Contact:   Heritage Acres Farm Museum 403-627-2082
- - - Saturday, September 15, 2018

John Deere

Heritage Acres Farm Museum invites you to it's fall show, 2 miles north of Pincher Creek to Pincher Station, 2 miles east on Highway #3 then 8 miles north on Hiway #785. There's something new this year -- a tractor pull exclusively for tractors manufactured from 1960 to 1970! You'll also see our regular events, the threshing team in full swing, agricultural field demonstrations, a bench show and arts and crafts demonstrations. There will be a pancake breakfast at 9 a.m., games for the kids and a concession booth open all day. All museum buildings and exhibits will be open as well. For further information stop by the Museum website.



Leduc West Fall Tractor Pull.....Contact:   Terry Hanlon 780-987-2440 or  Robert McKell 780-985-2557
- - - Saturday, September 15, 2018

Rumely Oil Pull

Come enjoy the harvest at the Leduc West fair grounds, 5 km. west of Leduc on Hiway 39. We will serve breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. and a concession booth will be open all day. At 10 a.m. the provincial championship tractor pull begins, our historic buildings and displays open and the sawmill demonstration fires up. Demonstrations of threshing, plowing and baling are scheduled throughout the day while other events, blacksmithing for example, operate continuously. Check out the website for scheduled events. Vendor booths will be open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Admission is $8 for adults (ages 13 and over), $5 for youth (6-12) and children under 6 are free. Come and enjoy the history.



Camrose Machinery and Old Fashioned Day..........Contact:   The Camrose Museum 780-672-3298
- - - Sunday, September 16, 2017

Steam Engine

The Camrose Museum comes alive! 15 antique tractors, an 80 horsepower Case steamer and numerous old trucks and farm implements will be hard at work threshing grain, sawing and splitting wood and more. Watch ropemaking and handicraft demonstrations; visit the church, the school and the homes of a bygone era. Located on the Camrose Museum grounds right downtown in Camrose, the fair runs Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. All exhibitors welcome!



Onoway and District Historical Guild Old Time Threshing Bee..........Contact:   Brian Turnbull 780-908-7244 or the  Onoway Museum office 780-967-1015
- - - Saturday, September 22, 2018

Threshing Machine

Onoway Museum will once again host its annual threshing bee, 2 miles south of Onoway on highway 43. Along with the threshing you can enjoy various demonstrations, activities for the kids and home made pies. A display of antique tractors and vehicles rounds out this very popular event. Gates open at 11:00 a.m., activities continue until 4:00 p.m.

For additional information, check out our website at onowaymuseum.ca



High River Antique Swap Meet ...............Contact:   Mel Babitzke 403-652-3826;  Doug Hand 403-869-3407
- - - Saturday, September 22, 2018

Rumely

You can find us north of High River at the Rodeo Grounds, just take exit 197 off Highway 2 and turn west on 498 Avenue. This vintage tractor, engine and old iron related antique swap meet will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Inside tables are $25, outside tables $20.



Prairie Tractor Club Fall Pig Roast, Tractor Pull and Silent Auction .......Contact:   Pieter van Ewijk, manager 403-732-5451 or  John Rudelich 403-732-4875
- - - Saturday, September 29, 2018

John Deere

The club is putting on a pig roast supper, silent auction and fun tractor pull -- you are all invited! There will be a $30 charge for the barbecue but the tractor pull, auction and museum are free. The tractors pull goes in the afternoon and the supper is at 6 p.m. You will find us at the Picture Butte Museum, 1 mile south of Picture Butte off Secondary Highway #519. For more information check out our website.






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