25th Annual Rosholt Threshing Bee and Rosholt Centennial Aug. 17-18
The 25th Annual Rosholt Threshing Bee will take place Aug. 17-18, and this year it will coincide with the Rosholt Centennial. Bring the family and plan to spend the weekend in Rosholt. There will be fun and excitement as you step back in time. A schedule of events follows:
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Car Show (Held at the Threshing Grounds. All makes of cars, pickups, tractors, and motorcycles are welcome.)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Horse Games (Held at the Threshing Grounds)
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Craft Show (Held at the Threshing Grounds)
1 – 4 p.m. – RHS All-School Reunion (RHS Gym)
9 p.m. – Street Dance (The Front Fenders)
Food Vendors open all day.
Chainsaw Carving Demo during the day.
Little Tykes Inflatables and Barrel Train all day.
9:30 a.m. – Church Service (in Centennial Park)
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Craft Show (at the Threshing Grounds)
10:30 a.m. to close – Food Court
11:30 a.m. – The 25th Threshermen’s and Centennial Parade
Afternoon – Music and entertainment and All Day Demonstrations (Threshing, gas engines, saw and shingle mill, corn shredding, shelling, and chopping, food demonstrations, chainsaw carving, little tykes inflatables, barrel train, crafts, spinning, ropemaking, animals, souvenirs, book signing by Glen Dykstra in the Heritage Hall and much more!)
2 p.m. – Kiddie Pedal Pull (for ages 4-11)
2 p.m. – Antique Tractor Pull (Weigh in is from 1-2 p.m. only. Open to 1959 Models and older. Use the south entrance. Candyland Tractor Pullers Skid & Scale weigh-in on-site.)
3:30 p.m. – Coin Straw Hunt (for ages 3-11)
Other town events
During the weekend of August 17-18 Rosholt, S.D., will be celebrating its centennial. For more information visit the Rosholt website: http://www.rosholtsd.com.
Buttons for weekend entry to the Threshing Grounds are available for a $5 donation. They are available from members and various businesses in Rosholt weeks before the Bee. They are also available at the gates. Primitive camping is available or there are hotels in surrounding towns. No dogs or pets are allowed on the grounds, unless for medical reasons. No bikes, golf carts, ATVs, etc. are allowed without proper sticker issued by RATA and proof of insurance. No alcohol is allowed on the grounds.
This event is sponsored by the Rosholt Area Threshmen’s Assoc. and Rosholt Lions Club.
Interested in hearing more about the Rosholt Threshing Bee? Go to http://www.rosholtthreshingbee.com. You may also contact Dean at (605) 537-4792 or Avis at (605) 537-4804.