Fire department sets open house

ST. MEINRAD — The St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire Department, in conjunction with the Early Days Antique Club, will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT at the St. Meinrad Community Center and Park on Sunday, Oct. 7.

All are welcome to come eat, view the trucks, antiques, visit with the members and buy some last-minute raffle tickets at $5 a piece First prize is $1,000.

Chicken and pork chop dinners will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT; hamburgers and desserts also will be sold. The open house will also feature a Stat Flight helicopter landing and a kiddie tractor pull sponsored by the Heritage Hills FFA at 11 a.m. CT. A performance by the Sweet Water Band will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT. A raffle drawing will take place at 2 p.m. CT.

An antique tractor show will feature John Deere tractors and equipment. Demonstrations of wheat threshing, buck sawing, corn shredding, corn grinding with a hammer mill

and sorghum pressing will take place throughout the day. A tractor parade will start at 1:30 p.m. CT with judging beginning at 2 p.m. CT. Plaques will be awarded.

For more information about the show, call 812-549-8093, 812-630-2721 or 812-630-2205.

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