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April 24, 2012
Dancing Tractors? Only in Oregon House

 

compressed pink1.26MB tractor.jpgVintage tractor lovers -- and we know you're out there plowing away -- can travel a bumpy road over to Oregon House, in Yuba County, on May 5-6 for the eighth annual Vintage Tractor Days.

The event takes place at the aptly-named Eventful Acres farm at 9594 Yuba Ranch Way and is free (though a $5 donation is requested).

Among the events: tractor games, parades and driving competitions.

Then there's tractor dancing. We'll let the event organizer, Janet Marchant, describe this activity:

Dancing tractors? That's right, a team of expert drivers, calling themselves the Exhibitionists, will perform choreographed moves and patterns to square dance and quadrille tunes including John Deere Green, Grandpa, and International Harvester.  This not-to-be-missed event is scheduled for 4:00 pm on Saturday, right before the drawing of the winning ticket for the now famous Pink Tractor which has raised some $20,000 to be shared 50-50  between the American Cancer Society and the Community Center.

More information here.

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