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Hart-Parr/Oliver Collectors Association's National Summer Show starts Friday near Emporia Featured

By Devon Swartz July 11, 2019 424
Hart-Parr/Oliver Collectors Association's National Summer Show starts Friday near Emporia Central States Hart-Parr/Oliver Collectors Association photo

Starting on Friday, the Hart-Parr/Oliver Collectors Association Annual Summer Show will come to the Emporia area.

Kicking off July 12th at 10:00 am, the show will last through July 14th. A plethora of showings, demonstrations and more are set for the three-day-long event. Dale DeLong, site host and President of the Flint Hills Antique Power Association, says this year's show will be unique from previous ones.

Along with the national show, tours of the local area will also be offered on July 13. A banquet catered by the Olpe Chicken House will also be held on July 13th at the Anderson Building at 6:30 pm. Cost of entry for the banquet is $32.

Friday's schedule of events (10:00 am - 4:00 pm):

10:00 am - Detroit Timing Demo
10:30 am - Wheat Threshing Demo using 1922 Avery Thresher
10:30 am - Hay Baling with 1920's Ann Arbor Hay Press
11:00 am - HPOCA Chapter Meeting
12:30 pm - Parade of Power
2:00 pm - Field Demonstrations
2:00 pm - Antique Wheat Binding & Combines Harvesting
2:00 pm - Antique Prairie Hay Baling
2:00 pm - Antique Forage Harvesting


Saturday's schedule of events (10:00 am - 4:00 pm):

10:00 am - Antique Tractors Plowing
10:00 am - Detroit Timing Demo
10:30 am - Wheat Threshing Demo using 1922 Avery Thresher
10:30 am - Hay Baling with 1920's Ann Arbor Hay Press
12:30 pm - Parade of Power
2:00 pm - Field Demonstrations
2:00 pm - Antique Wheat Binding & Combines Harvesting
2:00 pm - Antique Prairie Hay Baling
2:00 pm - Antique Forage Harvesting


Sunday's schedule of events:

10:30 am - Wheat Threshing Demo using 1922 Avery Thresher
10:30 am - Hay Baling with 1920's Ann Arbor Hay Press
12:30 pm - Parade of Power
2:00 pm - Field Demonstrations
2:00 pm - Antique Wheat Binding & Combines Harvesting
2:00 pm - Antique Prairie Hay Baling
2:00 pm - Antique Forage Harvesting


The three-day show is free to the public and will be held at DeLong's farm at 1420 Road 210 just outside of Emporia. For more information on the show, the banquet, tours, and more visit www.centralstatesoliver.com or contact Dale DeLong at (620) 366-2037.

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