2018 Spring Steam Up Schedule
Friday and Saturday May 11-12, 2018
Come and join in the fun of the opening of our show season! The highlight, always a crowd pleaser, is plowing with both steam traction engines and tractors (plowing to be held if weather is favorable). The program is available here.
On display and in operation will be steam and gas engines, tractors, antique cars, model shop, and the new line shaft machine shop. The Sawmill, Shay Railroad & Little Toot, and antique construction and earth moving areas will be also operating both days with other equipment around the grounds.
The Blood Mobile for Rough and Tumble's Joy Frantz Memorial Annual Blood Drive, Central PA Blood Bank (By the Gift Shop) will be onsite Sat 8:30 - 1 PM.
|Gates Open||7:00 AM Saturday|
|Kitchen Open||8:00 AM Friday and 7:00 AM Saturday|
|Opening Exercises||9:00 AM - ALL ACTIVITIES STOP|
|Blacksmith Demonstration||Special Blacksmith Demonstration|
|Blacksmith Shop Raffle||Tickets are available all day Friday and until the 3 PM drawing on Saturday|
|Activities Begin||10:15 AM Equipment Running, Displays Open and Demonstrations Start|
|Plowing Demonstrations||1:00 PM Weather Permitting - Groff Farm west of grounds, including steam traction, antique gas powered and garden tractors.|
|Tractor Games||Friday only at 4:00 PM (contingent on participation)|
|Parade of Power||Saturday only at 10:30 AM|
|Garden Tractor Pull||
1:00 PM Saturday only after parade $5.00 hook fee
|Children's Pedal Tractor Pull
(35 lb - 80 lb)
Saturday only at 1:00 PM.
|Central PA Blood Drive||Saturday 8:30 am to 1:00 pm|
|Tractor Pull Friday evening||Weigh in 4-6 pm. and pulling starts at 6 pm. (Fri only)|
R & T Members - Free
Children under 6 years - Free
$2.00 per person - 6 to 12 years old
$5.00 per person - Over 12 years old