There are a couple of great summer fun events this month at The National Agricultural Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kansas.
On July 14, 2012, bring the whole family out for "Tractor Daze and Mud Run" starting at 9 a.m. The rumble - rumble of an antique tractor kicks off a day full of family fun that doesn't end until the vroom – vroom of the last Mud Run competitor. From 9:00 am until 4:00 pm enjoy activities include an Antique & Classic Tractor Pull, Lawn Tractor Pull, Kiddie Pedal Pull, Miniature Train Rides, Milking Demonstration, Stagecoach Rides, FREE Blue Bell Ice Cream and Bounce House, Hay Rides, Farming Demonstrations, Working Antique Construction Equipment, Shawnee County Sheriff's Posse, Midwest Mustang & Burro Rescue, Blacksmith, Living History, and more! The Mud Run starts at 4:00pm.
Admission prices are as follows: Adults $10, $5 for children 4-16, under 4 and members free.
Then, on July 28, 2012, you'll want to join in with muscle cars, classic trucks and more! The 39th Annual Show N’ Shine Truck & Car Show will feature a variety of cars and trucks from antique roadsters to modern Trans Ams. Special admission price of only $3 per person gets you into the show plus museum exhibits, living history, miniature train rides and more.
Interested in showing off your car or truck? There will be Dash Plaques & Door Prizes, Top 60 and Best of Show. Registration is $20 per vehicle from 8 am until 11 am. This is sponsored by the Genuine Chevy GMC Truck Club of KC. Fun for all ages!
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame is located just northeast of I-70/K-7 interchange in Bonner Springs, Kansas, two miles west of the Kansas Speedway. For more information call 913-721-1075 or visit them online at www.AgHallofFame.com.
About the Agricultural Hall of Fame
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame is a nonprofit 501(C)3 organization that was Chartered by congress to serve as the National museum of agriculture and to honor American Farmer. The 164 acre museum complex features the Agricultural Hall of Fame, Museum of Farming, National Farmers’ Memorial, Poultry Museum, Educational Garden and FarmTown USA, an early 1900s farming community which includes a farmstead, one room school, railroad depot, blacksmith shop and more; a narrow gage miniature train takes visitors on rides around the town. The Smith Event Barn, the Rural Electric Conference Theater, and the Ag Hall of Fame’s park-like grounds are available for corporate outings, receptions, seminars, and weddings.