49th ANNUAL MARK TWAIN OLD THRESHERS REUNION July 12-13-14-15, 2018 at the Paris, Missouri Fairgrounds

July 11, 2018

So much to see and do for young and old alike!! Bring your lawn chairs for comfortable seating!!! NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED

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$5.00 ADMISSION Button Good for All Shows & Events ALL WEEKEND! 12 Years & Under: Free when accompanied by an adult! 16 & Under must have parental supervision

-- PROGRAM BOOKS AVAILABLE -- this year's featured tractors: Allis Chalmers, Rumley, Classic and Related Equipment (all other brands are welcomed)

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Thursday, July 12

Breakfast (biscuits & gravy/cinnamon rolls) 7am-9am

Tractor Cruise (poker style tractor run, 40 miles round trip) registration 8am; line up 8:45am, leave fairgrounds 9am

Brisket Dinner at the Food Shack 5:30pm-?? $9/plate $4/six and under

Music by Kelly Stafford

Friday, July 13

Breakfast (biscuits & gravy/cinnamon rolls) 7am-9am

Baby Show registration 5pm; Show 6pm (open to all babies 0-35 months old)

Old Threshers Little Mr. and Miss. Contest (3-5 years old)

Immediately following the baby show, Old Threshers Contest

Mr. and Mrs. Old Threshers (19 years old and up)

Mr. and Miss Old Threshers (15-18 years old)

Jr. Mr. and Miss Old Threshers (12-14 years old)

Prince and Princess (6-11 years old)

Miniature Draft/Pony Pull 3:30 Weigh in 6:30 Pull

Music by Silver Wings Band 8pm

Saturday, July 14

Breakfast 7-10:30am

Parade registration 8-9am line up at 9am parade at 10am

Antique Car and Truck Show after the parade under the shelter 11am-1:00pm; trophies awarded at 1pm (cars and trucks must be 25 years old and older

Tractor games 11am-2pm

Mo State Saddle Club Assoc Horse Shows 11am-4pm in the Arena.

Games for Kids (straw scramble, hula hoop, pedal pull, and more)

Auction 1pm

Washers Tournament 2pm

Garden Tractor Pull 2pm

Antique Classic Tractor Pull, registration 2pm, starts approx at 3pm

Professional Draft Horse Pull 6pm

Music by Ridge Runners Band 8pm (Old Country)

Sunday, July 15

Horse Shows in the arena at 11am

Available daily:

Flea Market - Crafts

Conservation Exhibits

Saw Mill in Operation

Baling Straw with Tractor

Shingle Mill

Civil War Reenactors

Threshing Demonstrations with Old Time Equipment

Early Day Gas Engines

Early Day Farm Tractors - Rope Making Machine


Mark Twain Old Thresher's Food Booth is serving BBQ Pork steak Meals, Hamburgers, Brats, Hot Dogs, Walking Tacos, Cold Soda, Tea, Bottled Water, Lemonade, and Bags of Ice.

**Live Feeds by Monroe County Appeal Editor, Robin Gregg throughout the event, watch the Monroe County Appeal Facebook Page for those live feeds**