SUNNY PLAIN COMMUNITY -- Tractor pulls, antique farm equipment exhibits, mule-drawn wagon rides, children's games and entertainment and lots of good food and family fun will be featured at the Sunny Plain Antique Power Association's 17th Annual Old South Farm Festival Oct. 20-22.
The festival will be held at the track and campground located eight miles west of St. Matthews off Highway 176 on Culclasure Farm in Upper Calhoun County.
A Practice Pull for Antiques Tractors, 1960 and older, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20. Admission will be $8 for adults; children 12 and under will be admitted free.
Opening ceremonies for the Old South Farm Festival are scheduled for 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, with a Competition Antique Tractor Pull starting at 12:30 p.m.
The festival will feature an Antique Car, Truck and Tractor Display and other farm-related exhibits. Also featured will be mule-drawn wagon rides, a Civil War Artifacts Display and a working blacksmith shop and sawmill. Exhibitors are welcome.
Events for children will include the popular Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull, a Kids' Money Hunt, a Bouncy House inflatable and the Greased Pig Chase.
On Sunday, Oct. 22, an outdoor worship service will be held at 10 a.m. No admission will be charged on Sunday. Following the worship service, Lakeside Pulling from Manning will hold a Garden Tractor Pull starting around 11 a.m. Fun-filled games will also be on tap.
This year's Old South Farm Festival promises plenty of good food and family fun. No alcoholic beverages will be allowed on the grounds.
Camping will be available for the weekend at a cost of $25, which includes electricity and water hookup.
For more information, call Jim O'Donnell at 803-334-9500 or Charles Horger at 803-707-1493.