Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


August 7, 2013

Power of the Past returns to the Tree City


At 2 p.m., a parade of antique tractors will travel around the fairgrounds. Bleachers will be set up for those who wish to watch the parade and an announcer will describe each vehicle as it passes. A Catholic mass will take place at 3 p.m. for those interested in attending. Also at 3 p.m. will be the junior tractor games. Beginning at 5 p.m., a pony pull will be held. Kids’ games will start at 6 p.m., including a pedal tractor pull. The heavyweight horse pull is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. From 5 to 9 p.m., musical entertainment will be provided by Friends of Bluegrass, New Balance, Common Ground, and Kyle Ramey and Friends.

Sunday the 18th, the final day of the festival, the toy show will remain open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. A vesper service will take place at 8:30 a.m. and will feature the Barnstormin’ Bluegrass Band. The consignment auction of farm related articles and antiques will begin at 9 a.m. and is expected to last for four or five hours.

Participants may bring their own golf carts, but a charge of $5 will be required to be paid beforehand. Handicapped patrons may bring golf carts at no charge. There will be a limited number of golf carts that will be loaned to handicapped patrons for one hour at a time at no charge. Shuttles will be running on a set schedule to assist attendees who must park far away from the festival itself. Shuttle rides will be free of charge.

General questions about Power of the Past can be directed to club president Tom Cherry at 812-593-8977 or vice-president Clark Martin at 812-663-4723. Questions about the consignment auction should be directed to Larry Smith at 812-374-9488 and questions about the tractor pulls should be directed to John Hiltenbeitel at 812-525-5650. Additional information about Power of the Past, including lodging information, can be found at

Contact: Amanda Browning 812-663-3111 x7004

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