The Minneapolis Moline tractor will be the star of the 31st Annual Twin Brooks Threshing Show. The old-fashioned threshing bee is a two-day event Saturday, August 12, and Sunday, August 13. Activities include: threshing, tractor plowing, antique combining, horse demonstrations, corn grading, corn shelling, and vintage hay making. Features include: a flea market, country school reenactment, sawmill, parades, music, nondenominational worship service, tractor pull, and food and other vendors.
The kitchen stays open all weekend. Breakfast starts at 7 a.m. both days. A pork supper is served from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday.
Two parades run – one Saturday at 1 p.m. and another on Sunday at 3 p.m. The tractor pull for 1959 and older models begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Registration starts at 4 p.m. A new class of 1960-1970 up to 8500 out-of-field class only has also been added. The pull is sponsored by Stengel Seed & Grain of Milbank.
A nondenominational worship service begins at 9 a.m. Sunday; Pastor John Hostettler officiates. At 1 p.m. kids are invited to join the South Dakota-sanctioned Pedal Pull. Madison Welding & Repair sponsors the Pedal Pull.
The Twin Brooks Threshing Show grounds are five miles west and 1 ½ miles south of Milbank. Weekend admission is $6. Children under 12 are free. For general information, contact Pam Nelson at 432-9487.