Activities

Join us Tuesday, March 17th from 8:30am-8pm and Wednesday, March 18th from 8:30am-8pm.

BLAKE Pedal Pull

sponsored by 

  • (Sign-up is 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday; event is 5:30 p.m. Wednesday)

  • Sponsored by Blake Radio (96.7 FM)
  • Awards given by Farm Credit Services and BLAKE FM
  • BLAKE, as well as, The Young Farmers Association and the Delta High School FFA will help with this event
  • BLAKE DJ, Brian Maddox, will be the MC during the BLAKE Pedal Pull

Weight Classes

  • Up to 40 pounds
  • 41 – 55 pounds
  • 56 – 70 pounds

Radio Remotes Both Days

BLAKE  Radio Tuesday -10a.m. to 12p.m.

WERK   Radio Tuesday -12p.m. to 2p.m.

WLBC    Radio Wednesday -11a.m. to 1p.m.

Indiana State Police

8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days

Commercial and Informational Exhibits

  • Look for our Farmer Signs in Heartland Hall.  Let’s All Thank A Farmer Today!!
  • Many booths for your viewing pleasure

HEARTLAND HALL

  •  Auction Sponsored By  Gaddis Chrysler -Tuesday, starting at 6:00 p.m. Bid on your favorite items donated from area businesses and our farming community.

  • All Meals, with the exeption of the Concession Stand, will be served in Heartland Hall.  (Look under the Food Tab for more information)

COMMUNITY BUILDING

Again This Year…...

This year we will be having an inflatable corn maze for the kids to test their skills in, and an inflatable combine. These are being brought to us by A-1 For Fun (Bob Walsh). This will be set up in the Community Building.

I U Health is going to have their lifeline helicopter make a touch down at this years’ festival. Of course this will be done if there are no prior emergencies or bad weather.

 

Cracklin’s

  • Come and see how cracklin’s are made the old-fashioned way.
  • Cooked over an open flame and put through a lard press
  • Will have tasting samples — NOT FOR SALE

Kettle Corn

  • Good old-fashioned kettle corn popped to perfection over an open flame
  • Will have tasting samples and can be purchased for $1.00 per bag

Farm Animals

  • The Delta FFA will be entertaining children of all ages with an abundance of farm animals
  • You may touch the animals and may ask questions about the animals
  • Cows will be available for milking also.
  • There will also be a young children’s Farm Play Area complete with grain boxes (like sand boxes) to play in
  • The Farm Play Area will have a coloring area and a hammer and peg board area for young carpenters

Horses

  • Different sizes of horses ranging from very large to quarter horses and miniature horses

Sheep Shearing

  • Performed by Will Herr & Lee Miller – Narrated by Marvin Gray

Farming Implements

  • You can see the difference between the size of the implements and the time it takes to farm, from the “old days” to now
  • Large Farm Implements
  • Antique Horse-Drawn Farm Implements

Other Interests

  • There will be a variety of antique tractors, tools and machinery.
  • There will be an old-fashioned “outhouse” and a “pitcher pump”