BREAKING: Leaders of the 33rd annual Sublette Farm Toy and Antique Tractor Show said at 7:30 p.m. Thursday they were discussing whether to have the event this weekend.
On the event Facebook page, this appeared at 7:30 p.m.: "Out of an abundance of caution for the health of all involved in the Toy Show, staff will be consulting with local health department and a decision will be made as to whether or not the Toy Show will be held this weekend. Please watch our page for further announcements."
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SUBLETTE — The annual toy show casual dinner will on Saturday, March 14 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Hall.
There will be a catered dinner at 6 p.m. followed by entertainment by the Purdy River Band.
The band will be performing many original songs in the traditional contemporary style of bluegrass along with classic standards, instrumentals and gospel music.
The band is family friendly. Tickets may be purchased at the Pioneer Bank in Sublette or may be purchased at the door. Tickets cost $20 and include dinner and entertainment.
Village of Sublette is preparing for an influx of visitors for its 38th annual farm toy and antique tractor show this weekend too. The show features seven buildings with farm toys as well as a full-size tractor show.
The show is featuring International Harvester and the IH Collectors’ Club is expecting over 200 tractors and trucks to be on display.
Sunday, there’s a pancake and sausage breakfast at the Ellice Dinges Center sponsored by the Sublette Fire Department. On Sunday there’s also a craft show and bake sale Our Lady of Perpetual Help Hall.
The show usually attracts nearly 7,000 visitors from throughout the Midwest.
A trolley will be available to shuttle people building to building. Food stands are located in two buildings with food being served by the local 4-H clubs.
The event has attractions for the whole family. It’s held in connection with National Agriculture Week.