MADRID – The St. Lawrence Power and Equipment Museum’s Old Fashioned Harvest Days Exhibition Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, will be packed with fun and interesting working displays of antique engines, plowing and sawmilling demonstrations, and much more.
Gates open at the museum’s farm at 1755 State Rt. 345 at 9 a.m. each day. Admission is $5, while kids under 12 get in free. Crafters are welcome (no food), but they must be museum members and have sales certificate.
Among the attractions are mini and draft horse pulls, tractor pulls, flea market, crafts, textile demonstrations, a woodcarver , antique cars and trucks, and farm animals.
Good food is available all weekend, with a spaghetti dinner on Saturday and a chicken barbecue on Sunday.
The museum’s Collection Building, Horse Drawn Equipment Building, Farmhouse, Maple Producer’s Building, Granary, Shoe Repair Shop, Schoolhouse, and Gas Station will all be open to the public.
The 11th New York Regiment Civil War re-eneactors will have an encampment at the museum. The highlight of their program will be cannon loading demonstrations.
On Saturday night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., there will be dancing with Pure Country.