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Autumn on Parade


25th annual car, truck, motorcycle show Oct. 4 The Oregon Lions Club is behind the wheel again at this year’s 25th annual car, truck and motorcycle show, slated for Saturday, Oct. 4 at Oregon Park East. “We’re delighted to have the Lions Club coordinate the car show again. This is a great way for the Lions to raise additional funds for their service projects,� said Marseyne Snow, AOP president. Profits from the show will be donated to various charitable causes, especially those that help with hearing and vision difficulties. This year’s show will again

be held Saturday at Oregon Park East, just across River Road, east of Oregon. In the event of inclement weather, the show will be held on Sunday, Oct. 5. Registration will be from 8-11:30 a.m. The first 250 entries to register will receive a Commemorative Glass

Mug. The registration fee for each vehicle is $15. Awards will be presented at 3 p.m. Five special trophies will be provided for: s0RESIDENTS0ICK s$ANIS0ICK s0EOPLES#HOICE#AR

Truck, Motorcycle Entertainment will be PROVIDED BY  $ 3OUND Lunch will be available on site. For more information about the car, truck and motorcycle SHOW CONTACT $OUG !KEN AT 815-440-3581 (dgaken1@ or Rob Arneson The Autumn on Parade/Oregon Lions Club annual car, truck, and motorcycle show at 815-751-5857. will be held at Oregon Park East on Oct. 4 surrounding the historic Chana School.

Come see antique tractors at Oregon Park East Whether you like John $EERE GREEN OR &ARMALL RED the 22nd annual Autumn on Parade Antique Tractor Classic and Gas Engine

Exhibit should be just what the tractor doctor ordered. This year’s show will be held at Oregon Park East on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m.

to 5 p.m. Show chairman Stan Eden said past shows have featured more than 50 outstanding exhibits representing Oliver,

Farmall IH, Minneapolis Moline, Allis Chalmers, J.I. Case, Fordson and John $EERE “Max Armstrong’s Farmall tractors will be on exhibit at the show on Saturday and he will drive in the parade on Sunday,� Eden said. “We will also have a gasoline engine exhibit on Saturday.� The tractor classic showcases the area’s farming industry and offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy the farming heritage of the community. Visitors will see restored and sometimes, unrestored farm tractors as well as gas engine exhibits. Owners are invited to register by 9

a.m. on Saturday morning. Exhibits of lawn and garden tractors are also welcome. Steel wheeled tractors will not require the use of planks. Antique farm tractors and newer ones of all makes and models are invited to participate. All exhibits must be in running condition. Great food, prepared by The Chana School Foundation, will be available at the site. Recognition and Awards will be presented at 3:30 p.m. at Oregon park East. The 4RACTOR$RIVETHROUGH/REGON will begin at approximately 4 p.m. All exhibitors will receive a commemorative “dash plaque�. All exhibits

must be in running condition. Entries will be accepted at Oregon Park East until 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. Preregistration is welcome but not required. Participants are invited to enter the parade on Sunday but that entry must be completed on a separate form. Agriculture and agricultural related industries are a leading force in the economy of Ogle County and northwestern Illinois. “Ogle County is one of the state’s leading producers of agricultural crops and livestock,� said Eden. “Come to the 2014 tractor show and learn more about our agricultural heritage.�

AOP shuttle runs on Saturday

Saturday visitors to Oregon’s Autumn on Parade festival will find it easy to get to all the festival attractions by buying a wristband for $2 and riding the festival’s shuttles. Roger Macauley sits on top of a tractor owned by Max Armstrong that was shown at Wristbands allow visitors the 2013 Autumn on Parade Tractor Show. unlimited shuttle access.

The shuttle to Stronghold’s Olde English Faire, located north of Oregon, and the Auto and Tractor Classic and Chana School, located at Oregon Park East, will operate on a regular schedule near the intersection of Ill. 2 and Ill. 64.

Children under five will be allowed free transportation with parents. Check arrival and departure times at each venue and at the Shuttle Center. Rock River Center will provide the buses for this year’s shuttle.

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