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  • Area events: Saturday, June 22

  • Saturday, June 22

    Antique Engine/Tractor  Show

    The 25th annual Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Show will continue today on the Crawford County Historical Museum grounds.

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  • Saturday, June 22
    Antique Engine/Tractor  Show
    The 25th annual Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Show will continue today on the Crawford County Historical Museum grounds.
    There will be numerous operating exhibits, including old gas engines, antique tractors, full-size hay baling, antique farm machinery, flea market and craft items, antique and classic cars. There will also be children’s games and activities, as well as a rolling pin contest and women’s skillet toss.
    The “Parade of Power” will begin at noon, and also planned are a slow tractor race (stock) and drawings for exhibitor door prizes. There will be no garden tractor or lawn mower pull this year.
    Food and refreshments will be available on the grounds.
    Admission is $4 per person. Children 12 and younger will be admitted free.
    Pittsburg Farmers’ Market
    Pittsburg Farmers’ Market will open at 7:30 a.m. at Second and Broadway and continue until noon or sold out.
    Items available at the market will include blueberries, beets, turnips, green garlic, yellow squash, new potatoes, snap peas, asparagus, eggs, grass-fed Dexter beef, Ossabaw hog, traditional pork, green onions, sweet candy onions, spinach, oriental salad greens, kale, Swiss chard, radishes, leaf lettuce, potted herbs, tomato plants, pepper plants, pole or yard bean starts, currant (very small) tomato plant starts, cabbage, spring onions, hostas, Japanese ferns, iris bulbs, baked goods such as fruit tarts, cookies, cinnamon rolls, strawberry cream pie, cakes, Jumbles, Amish white bread, honey whole wheat bread, cinnamon raisin swirl, sun-dried tomato asiago, Italian bread,  jams and jellies, honey butter, garlic butter, homemade soaps, beeswax lip balm and lotion bars, candles, jewelry, hand-cast silver jewelry charms, bird feeders, bird baths, handmade dolls, hand-drawn color books and Kathy Flora’s new cookbook.
    Free coffee is available for market shoppers at the information booth. Available for purchase at this booth will be Pittsburg Farmers Markets coffee mugs for $6 and reusable shopping totes for $3.
    Anna Mae Brown, Wildcat Extension District Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, will be available with ideas, hints and recipes to share to make homes, food and family more efficient and cost- effective.
    The Farm, Inc. (TFI) will be represented at the market to share about services they offer in the community, including working in foster care services to provide safe, stable homes for children in need.
    Musicians, traditional crafters, artists, cooks, grill masters, performers, clubs, groups and non-profit organizations are invited to use the community booth. However, the booth is not available for political figures wishing to promote their elections or their views. Anyone interested in using the community booth needs to make a reservation by contacting Dana Parsons at 620-231-3835.
    Cherokee breakfast
    CHEROKEE — Cherokee American Legion will serve breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m.
    Page 2 of 2 - Menu will offer five breakfast plates, each costing $5. They are biscuit and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs and hash browns; two pancakes, two sausage patties and eggs; biscuit and sausage gravy, hash browns and sausage patties; two pancakes, two sausage patties and hash browns; and eggs, sausage patties and hash browns.
    Coffee is included in the price. Milk or juice will be available for an additional 50 cents.
    Nature Center open house
    GALENA — Southeast Kansas Nature Center, located south of Galena in Schermerhorn Park, will have an open house from noon to 4 p.m. to welcome the new director, Jenn Rader.
    Refreshments will be served.
    Girard benefit
    GIRARD — The Girard American Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion will have a benefit at the legion hall for the family of the late Bob Brown, 47, Farlington, who died unexpectedly in March.
    A free-will donation dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m., followed by a live auction at 7 p.m. All members and guests  from the community may attend.
    Check donations may be made out to the Bob Brown Benefit Fund at the Girard National Bank.
    Spaghetti dinner
    ARMA — Effective this month and until further notice, Arma American Legion Post No. 182 will serve its traditional spaghetti dinners only on the second Saturday of each month.
    Revival services
    Revival services will continue at 6 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Pittsburg Church of God, 13th and Tucker.
    Speaker will be Dr. Joshua Rice, associate pastor of Mt. Paran North Church of God, a church of more than 3,000 members in Atlanta, Ga. He is also adjunct professor of New Testament at Lee University and Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland, Tenn.
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