Plan to go to Waterman this Saturday, July, 20, 2013 for some great small town family fun. The Waterman Lions Club hosts the Waterman Lions Antique Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Truck Show annually on the third Saturday in July at Waterman Lions Park in Waterman. There is no admission, and there is no charge for most events.
This is a family oriented event that offers something for everyone. It is a fun-filled all day family oriented affair that will start with a 7 a.m. French Toast Breakfast and end late in the evening following a fireworks show and beer garden. Come for the bands, music, food, championship garden tractor pull and lots of kid’s entertainment, including train rides and hay rides. Watch some old time baseball or participate in the Cowboy Quick Draw for some unique fun! Special guest Orion Samuelson of WGN and RFD-TV will announce the tractor parade and do a book signing.
Bands playing Saturday include Ann Stewart & The Banjo Buddies Trio, Party Doctors and local favorite,The Relics. Waterman’s Lion’s Park is located at 420 S. Birch St., Waterman, IL 60556. A complete schedule events is below. Check out their website!
Schedule of Events
7 a.m. French Toast Breakfast by DeKalb Noon Lions
Antique Tractor and engine show
Antique Truck Show & Museum in cooperation with NW Illinois Chapter
Crafts and Vendor booth market and displays
Championship Garden Tractor Pull (many in high horsepower class) in cooperation
with Rock County Pullers . Hay ride wagons will provide transportation to pull area.
Parade of Power tractor & truck parade – Orion Samuelson announcer
Orion Samuelson book signing – You Can’t Dream Big Enough
Old Time Baseball
Cowboy Quick Draw – See how fast you are
Waterman Lions Food Concession
Music and Bands
Ann Stewart & The Banjo Buddies Trio – dixieland & variety
Mallory Wilson – variety
The Relics – 60s band
Lions Draw Down Raffle – Raffle information
Many kid’s activities
Waterman and Western Train Rides
Kiddie Pedal Pull
Tractor and Truck Trophy Awards
FFA Kid’s Petting Zoo
Other Family Oriented Activities
Evening Beer Garden with Bands
Evening Fireworks Display
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