Antique Power Days, other events planned for Sublette

Hudson automobiles were some of the old relics featured at the Sublette Country Car Show on Sept. 11. (Reporter photo)

Car Show & Pullin' in the Park held Sept. 11 & 12

SUBLETTE – From Sept. 24-26, a new event is being planned in Sublette – Antique Power Days. This will be held at Mendota Hills campground on U.S. 52 northwest of Sublette. The event will feature steam power, parades, hay rides, sawmilling and much more.

After a long period with few activities in town due to COVID, the village of Sublette is making plans to bring back many of its former events.

The annual Country Car Show was held on Sept. 11 in downtown Sublette. This was a new location for the event. Classic cars and trucks lined Main Street in Sublette. The show featured Kaiser-Frazer, Hudson-Nash and Willys Overland vehicles, while many more makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles were included in the show. Food was available during the five-hour event and a 50/50 drawing was held.

On Sept. 12, the annual Pullin’ in the Park was held behind the Ellice Dinges Center in Sublette Centennial Park. This included a tractor and truck pulling contest as well as lots of children’s activities. Food was available on the grounds.

October will feature Halloween events and December will bring the annual “Christmas in the Village.”

January will start off with the Machine Shed Classic Golf Tournament.

Recently, the Sublette 365 committee met and it is planning activities for 2022. This will include Dueling Pianos, Hops & Harmony, the 2022 car show and Pullin’ in the Park.

Other organizations are planning the 2022 Farm Toy & Antique Tractor Show in March, the Memorial Day Service in May and the Sublette One-Day Tractor Drive in August.



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