Monday, June 29, 2009
Southeast Old Threshers' Reunion
Tomorrow, June 30, begins the first day of the 39th Annual Southeast Old Threshers' Reunion in Denton Farm Park in Denton, NC. It will be held from June 30 through July 4. The gates open every day at 8AM. The main attractions are restored buildings from yesteryear, antique farm equipment and demonstrations, engines and tractors. Also included are steam train rides, Donald Thomas' famous border collies, soap making, barnyard petting zoo, pony rides, arts & crafts, antique dealers, flea market, moonshine still and exhibits of antique farm equipment and antique cars. The Threshers' Queen Pageant will be June 27 at 7:30PM and fireworks will be seen on July 4 at 9PM. Twice daily are performances by RC Harris & Blue Denim, Goldwing Express, The Jones Brothers & The Log Cabin Boys, Jonalee White, Eddie Miles, Midnight Ramblers, The Jacobs Family, The LeBeaus, The Dosses and Billy "Crash" Craddock. This event is a lot of fun, but the hottest place on earth during July 4. Johnny went to Denton on Thursday, July 2, and it lived up to being hot, dry and dusty.