Partly Cloudy
79°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast

Threshing bee starts Thursday

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 9:37 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 2:23 p.m. CDT

SYCAMORE – The 58th Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Taylor Marshall Farm, 27707 Lukens Road outside Sycamore.

The show will run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, with threshing, wagon rides and barrel train rides running from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to the event website, threshingbee.org, and buildings open at 8:30 a.m.. Visitors can see a 1900 Sandwich stationary wire-tie baler bale straw, wheat grinding, and more than 275 sizes and types of gas engines. There will be a parade of steam engines, tractors, cars and other antique machines at 1:30 p.m. daily.

Admission is $7, with children ages 12 and younger free. On Thursday, admission for senior citizens is $4.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Reader Poll

Do you donate money to political candidates or political action committees?
Yes, regularly
Yes, occasionally
I did once
No, never