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St. Joe Valley Old Engine Association 2016 Tractor Tour

Length – 44 miles
Place – Starts and ends at the SJVOEA show grounds
Date – Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016
Time – Depart 8:00 AM, scheduled return 3:55 PM

Points of interest
The Barry House Museum, Constantine, Mi. (no admission, donations accepted)
The Royal Cafe in Centreville for lunch
The Langley covered bridge
A break for ice cream at the Dairy Queen in Three Rivers

The procession will follow a lead tractor.  A schedule and turn by turn directions will be provided to each entrant for their convenience.

Driver Requirements
You do NOT need to be a club member
You do need to have a valid drivers license
You do need to register
You do need to sign a liability waiver

Tractor/Vehicle Requirements
Must be able to maintain a 10 mph average speed
Must have a safe secure seat for each passenger
Must have a slow moving vehicle sign
A rear view mirror is recommended

Will take place in front of the club food shop at the show grounds on Wednesday evening, Aug. 3rd from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM and Thursday morning Aug. 4th from 7:00 AM to 7:30AM or by prior arrangement.

For information contact:
Terry Bowlby – 269-476-2726
Duane Hollister Р269-683-9537

July 2014 Newsletter


Saturday, July 19, 7pm – Regular monthly meeting at the Lions Club in Three Rivers, MI. The main topic of discussion will be our Show.

Saturday, July 26, 9 am – Work day at the Jones Showgrounds. All help is appreciated. There will be a potluck around 12 pm. Please bring a dish to pass. A club meeting will be held after lunch.

Sunday, July 27 – Work day at the Showgrounds, if needed. Please call Steve Ammer (269-651-8478) or Susie Hensell (269-435-7206) before you leave home.

Thursday, July 31 – SJVOEA Tractor Tour. The tour will leave the Showgrounds no later than 7:45 am in order to arrive at the restored service station in Cassopolis by 9:30 am. The museum operator will open the station for us.

Registrations will be taken between 7-8:00 PM on Wednesday the 30th, and 7:7:30 am on Thursday the 31st. We encourage you to obtain and fill out the forms in advance. Duane Hollister will have forms available at the July 19th meeting, or call Duane at 269-683-9537, or email sjvoeajudyh@gmail.com to request electronic forms.

Please be on time. There will be a drivers’ meeting at 7:30 am on the 31st, and a follow-up upon return. For more information, please contact Duane Hollister.

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, August 1-3 – 54th Annual Show at Boothill Ranch, in Jones, MI. This year we’ll be honoring Minneapolis Moline.

Help is needed to oversee parking at the show! Contact any club officer to volunteer. Please also confirm that you have a yellow membership card for up-to-date dues. Sign up for the St. Joe County Fair exhibit will be available at the registration booth during the Show. Deadline for sign-up is September 1st.

Saturday, August 16, 7 pm – Regular monthly meeting at the Lions Club in Three Rivers, MI.

September – no monthly meeting

Sunday-Saturday, September 14-20 – We will have a display of tractors, engines, and miscellaneous antique equipment at the St. Joe County Grange Fair in Centreville, MI. See the Fair Rules and Regulations if you’re interested.

Saturday, October 18, 7 pm – Regular monthly meeting and Annual Election of Officers at the Lions Club in Three Rivers, MI. Show your support!


If you’re interested in serving on the Election Committee or would like to be on the Board, please call Steve Ammer.

The Club is making up a Color Guard to raise and lower the American Flag at the Show. If you’re interested, please see a Club officer.

Click for Annual Show Rules and Regulations.