Rough & Tumble Engineers
Kinzers, Pennsylvania

Schedule

Antique Tractor Pull Saturday, April 22nd
4/22/2017

The years first event, the Antique Tractor Pull will be held April 22nd at Rough and Tumble. Come out to the pulling track and watch antique gas tractors complete pulling down the track. Gates Open 8:00 AM. Tractor weigh-in starts at 9:30 AM. Tractor Pull starts at 10:00 AM Blacksmith Shop demonstrations can also be seen at the show.

R & T Members Free, Children under 6 years Free, $2.00 per person age 6 to 12, $5.00 per person over 12 years old.

Spring Steam-Up, May 12th and 13th
5/12/2017 - 5/13/2017

Come and Join in the Fun of the Opening of our Show Season. The highlights, Always a Crowd Pleaser, is Plowing with both Steam and Gas Tractors (plowing to be held only if weather is favorable to plow). On Display and in Operation will be Steam and Gas Engines, Steam and Gas Tractors, Antique Cars, Model Shop, Sawmill, Two Steam Trains, Blacksmith Shop plus more!

Spring Steam-Up is a special event each year at Rough and Tumble. It's time to get the steam engines out of hibernation and fire them up. Better yet, it is plowing season, and again weather permitting, both steam and gas powered tractors may be seen plowing in the fields adjacent to the R & T grounds. Along with the gas and steam powered tractor pulls, there were many opportunities to see these engines working under a load!

R & T Members Free, Children under 6 years Free, $2.00 per person age 6 to 12, $5.00 per person over 12 years old

Steam School, May 20th and 21st
5/20/2017 - 5/21/2017

2017 Steam School will be held Saturday May 20th and Sunday May 21st. Students register for school at the Time of Harvest Show. The school is limited to the first 27 applicants, age 14 and over and school fills quickly. 2017 School is filled. Tuition is $75.

Emphasis is placed on safety, maintenance, operation, and the hands-on experience. Class time is limited to half of the first day, with remaining time dedicated to practical, hands-on operation, including cleaning, inspection, maintenance, and operation of numerous steam traction engines. Operating and conditions permitting, students also may operate 2 railroad engines (The Shay and Little Toot) and more.

IHC Spring Show, R & T Tractor Pull & Antique Car Show
6/8/2017 - 6/10/2017

The International Harvester show is sponsored by the IHCC of SE PA Chapter #8H. Tractors & Equipment displays include IH Trucks & Scout Cadet Tractors & Equipment. The AACA will have a drive in of over 200 Antique Autos on Thursday. Watch Dynamometer Testing, the Red Power Parade, and Tractor Games and Rough and Tumble Tractor Pull. Also visit Stationary Engines & a Flea Market.!

R & T Members Free, Children under 12 years Free, $5.00 per person adults.

John Deere Days, July 21st and 22nd
7/21/2017 - 7/22/2017

This annual show is sponsored by the Waterloo Boys Club of Southeastern Pennsylvania. See a Wide Range of John Deere Tractors with Deere History and Tractor Pulling Events. Watch the John Deere Parade of Power both days with many different and unique models. On Friday there will be the Garden Tractor Parade and Pull. On Saturday there will be a Kiddy Pedal Pull as well as Large Tractor Pulling. Don't forget the Raffle Tractor Drawing!

R & T Members Free, Children under 12 years Free, $3.00 per person age 12 to 18, $5.00 per person adults over 18 years old.

69th Annual R&T Threshermen's Reunion
8/16/2017 - 8/19/2017

Come see the "Most Complete Steam and Gas Show in the East"! Exhibits include Steam Traction Engines, Antique Tractors, Threshing Machines, Hit & Miss Gas Engines and Large Gas Engines. Ride Two Steam Trains, Watch the Saw Mill and Shingle Mill in Operation. Visit the Model Shop and Antique Car Museum as well as a Large Stationary Steam Engine Museum. See the featured Case Display, Stationary Balers, Antique Wagons and the new Line Shaft Machine Shop.

Watch the Blacksmiths pounding Iron, Walk thru the Huge Flea Market. See the large John Deere and IHC Displays, Craft Displays. Watch our Antique Earth Moving Equipment in Action. See the Daily Parade of Power and the Pageant of Threshing. Enjoy the Good Home Made Food with Plenty of Shade around the grounds. Evening activities include Tractor Pulls, Steam Games, Antique Tractor Pulls and the Children's Pedal Pull.

R & T Members Free, Children under 6 years Free, $5.00 per person age 6 to 12, $10.00 per person over 12 years old

A Time of Harvest Show, October 13th and 14th
10/13/2017 - 10/14/2017

Come join in on our final show of the year celebrating "A Time of Harvest". Special events will be held for children on Saturday including the Pedal Tractor Pull, Harvest Rides, Candy Corn Ring Toss, Pumpkin Bowling & other games and events for children including Pumpkin Face Painting and a Barrel Train Ride. Rough and Tumble equipment will be in operation from steam trains, gas engines, and the model shops to steam traction engines, and more.

R & T Members Free, Children under 6 years Free, $2.00 per person age 6 to 12, $5.00 per person over 12 years old.

Membership Meeting and Banquet, October 22nd
10/28/2017

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. the Rough and Tumble Membership meeting will be held at the Fairmont Home in Ephrapa followed by our 2017 Annual Banquet at 6:00 p.m. The cost of a ticket is $16.50 per person and $8.50 for children 6-12. Tickets will be available starting at the Threshermen's Reunion or by mail. No tickets will be sold after October 22nd.

Please plan to bring your ticket along in order to be served. We are planning to give door prizes and have entertainment. If you would like to donate a gift please bring it with you the night of the banquet or contact Kathleen Hazzard at 484-624-9064. If you plan to attend the Time of Harvest, we will accept donated gifts at that time at the Gift Shop.

Mid-Winter Get Together, February 10th
2/10/2018

The annual Mid-Winter Get-Together will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10 am. until 3 pm. in the Model Building. As usual there is no formal program, just a chance to get out of the house and get together with fellow Rough & Tumblers to "chew the fat". Everyone is encouraged to bring models and other projects, complete or not, crafts, any photos from trips or past shows (R & T and elsewhere), videos or other interesting stuff.

The Blacksmiths plan to have their forge and pot bellied stove fired up also. Lunch is bring-your-own with coffee, donuts, soda, chips and cookies provided. The Blacksmiths will be hosting a "pot-luck" lunch so bring a food dish and join them at the Blacksmith Shop. You won't go away hungry. Video equipment will be available, and we will have the heater in the Model Building and the stove in the Blacksmith shop fired up for your comfort. So, shake off those winter blues, and come on out! The snow date will be Saturday, February 18.