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Crosby holds 50th Annual Divide County Threshing Bee

Submitted Photo The Divide County Threshing Bee will hold their Annual Tractorcade today. Those who attend will get a chance to see a variety of tractors. Photo submitted by The Journal.

The 50th Annual Divide County Threshing Bee will be taking place this weekend. Hitting a big milestone, the event has a lot planned. All events will take place at the Pioneer Village in Crosby.

Starting off the event today at 9 a.m., its annual Tractor Cade will take off and showcase a parade of tractors for attendees to see. From there the Threshing Bee has an event titled “Women teaching women steam engines” planned for 2 p.m., a free BBQ celebrating the Threshing Bee’s big anniversary at 5:30 p.m. and the Ryan Keplin Band providing some entertainment at 7 p.m.

Saturday will bring out another “Women teaching women steam engines” at 10 a.m. with a parade planned for 1 p.m. A “Threshers Meal” will take place at 11 a.m. until either 1 p.m. or until gone. Saturday’s activities will come to an end with a Talent Show at 7 p.m.

Sunday will start with a church service at 9 a.m. and then a parade at 1 p.m.

Throughout Saturday and Sunday, a Farm Toy Show will be taking place. Saturday will have an Antique and Car Show and Sunday will have an Antique Auction.

Throughout the weekend, the Threshing Bee will feature home cooking, horse-drawn bus rides, a blacksmith shop, a machine shop, stationary engines, 22 restored buildings, a flea market, a museum and a bakery for attendees to enjoy.

The event is for all ages and events for kids are planned too with old time children’s games, carnival games and “Money in the Straw.”

Admission is $10 per day or $20 for all three days and those 12 and under are free.

More details can be found at dcthreshingbee.com.

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