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October 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 9, 2022
Learn about the world of tractors and everything they powered on New York State farms at the tenth annual Tractor Fest. See classic tractors, small engines, and other machinery––illustrating the growth of farming technology. Regular museum admission rates apply. Walk from The Otesaga or downtown Cooperstown and enter through the museum’s South Gate.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m: Sign-up for the Kiddie Pedal-Tractor Pull (Tavern Green)
2:00 p.m: Kiddie Pedal-Tractor Pull (Tavern Green)
12:00 p.m: Tractor Parade around the Museum’s Country Village
1:00 p.m: Straw Bale Throwning Contest for adults and children See how far you can throw!
• Farm Toys: Toys of Yesterday and Les Sigrist
• For Kids: Kid’s corn box, peddle-tractors, and games such as cornhole, tic-tac-toe, and checkers
• Face Painting by Nature’s Canvas
• Food from The Grapevine (Food Truck).
11:00 a.m. & 2:30 p.m: Ross Corn Cutter demonstrations (Tavern Green)
11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m: Plowing the fields (Farmstead)
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m: Tractor-Pulled Wagon Rides (starting outside the Main Barn)
1:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m: Baling Oat Straw (20 minute demo, next to the church)
Haypress: 1904 Ohio Cultivator Company Hay-Press, courtesy of Tired Iron of Butternut Valley.
The Farmers’ Museum would like to thank the Central New York Antique
Engine Club, Tired Iron of the Butternut Valley, and the Franklin Doodlebug
Club for all they have done to make this event a success.
Sponsored in part by Five Star Subaru of Oneonta.