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The Times
  • Annual antique engine show is this weekend at Fly Creek Cider Mill

  • Fly Creek Cider Mill and Orchard will host its 20th Annual Antique Engine Show on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 24 and 25.
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  • Fly Creek Cider Mill and Orchard will host its 20th Annual Antique Engine Show on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 24 and 25.
    Single-cylinder gas engine enthusiasts around the region will join together in displaying their prized antiques from the early 1900s.
    Returning to the show this year is John and Kris Dingman’s 1921, 7-horsepower Galloway Masterpiece and David Lambert’s 1903, 15-horsepower Reid Engine weighing in at over 5,000 pounds with 5-foot diameter flywheels.
    The engine show will take place rain or shine from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Admission and parking are free.
    The mill will conduct its annual inventory reduction tent sale on Saturday in conjunction with the annual Fly Creek Community Day area-wide lawn sales. Saturday morning’s events will start with a pancake breakfast served at the Fly Creek Fire Hall from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Tired and hungry shoppers will be able to refresh themselves at the Fly Creek Cider Mill’s Snack Barn or at the Grange Hall where the Fly Creek Area Historical Society will sell coffee and sweets starting at 8:30 a.m. followed by hot dogs and hamburgers. The Fly Creek Methodist Church will conduct a bake sale in addition to a lawn sale on their grounds.
    Visitors for all events are asked to register at the Grange Hall and receive a map of the participating sales.
    For more information on these events visit the mill’s website at www.flycreekcidermill.com.
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