Power from the Past Comes to Winamac This Weekend

 The 37th annual “Power from the Past” show will take place in Winamac July 17-20.

The show is geared towards educating younger generations on what farm life was like in its heyday. Featured in this year’s show will be Case Farm Tractors and Equipment, Case L&G Equipment, as well as Hit & Miss Engines L & G Tractors. Those interested in food vending should contact Rachelle Ortman at 574-946-3206, interested flea market vendors can contact Alicia Cotner at 574-205-0188.

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Power from the Past Begins Thursday, Preview Night Wednesday

The Northern Indiana Power from the Past event kicks off this week, with preview night scheduled for Wednesday beginning at 4:30 p.m. with the HAP’s Chicken Bash sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 229. Thursday marks the start of the daily events with entertainment including Jim Kersting and the Monday Nite Pickers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and square dancing with Ralph Hardy beginning at 7 p.m. Line Dancing with the Tri County Kickers will take place as well.

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Winamac Power from the Past Continues Today

The Winamac Power from the Past show continues today in the Winamac Town Park.

On display are Ford and Fordson Tractors, machinery, and tools. Starting at 10 a.m. today and tomorrow, visitors can enjoy viewing antiques and collectibles, a quilt show, flea market, antique motorcycles, shingle mill, tractor games, wheat weaving and crosscut saw contests.

“Over Due” will perform tonight at 8 p.m. and there will be a spark show after the horse pull in the steam engine area.

More great features are set for tomorrow. Admission is $3.

Power from the Past Enters Second Day

The Power from the Past Show goes into its second day today.

“It’s dedication, it’s interest and people just like this kind of stuff,” said Bob Smith about the Power from the Past show. “People just like really like the old stuff. They’re interested in saving it and showing it. It takes a lot of organization to put on one of these shows and a lot of work.”

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