Waterman Summerfest and Antique Tractor & Farm Equipment Show
Saturday, Jul 21, 2012
Waterman Lions Park, 420 South Birch Street, Waterman
The Waterman Lions are in the final planning stages for their 12th Annual Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Farm Equipment Show which will be Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Waterman Lions Park. The day will begin at 7am with a french toast breakfast and runs all day, ending with a fireworks display at 9pm. New to this year’s show is the Northwest Illinois Chapter of American Historical Truck Association and their traveling museum, a vintage base ball game and a Cowboy Fast Draw Contest.
The Championship Garden and Mini Tractor Pull will run from 10am-4pm. It features most classes of garden tractors. The annual parade of antique tractors will be held around 12noon. Other planned attractions includ Dixieland band Barb City Stompers playing from 2:30-4:45pm, crafter/flea market booths, petting zoo, train rides on Pete’s (Waterman & Western) Miniature Train, Lions Club food concessions, kiddie tractor pull, kids games and and other family activities.
The Lions will draw names in its draw-down raffle at 5 p.m. Pub West will host a beer garden starting at 3 p.m. The band (not yet decided) will play at 8 p.m. Waterman Lions Park is located at 420 S. Birch St. in Waterman, Ill. Waterman is located on US Route 30 about 25 miles west of Aurora. It is just 10 miles south of DeKalb.