July 15, 2024

Vendor show offers wide variety of items

The annual Historic Farm Days will be held July 11-14 on the grounds of the I&I Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Club in Penfield, Illinois.

PENFIELD, Ill. — Whether it’s toy tractors, tie rods or tea towels, the vendor show at Historic Farm Days offers something for everyone.

Guests can take a shopping break and browse through the more than 30 booths, located inside and outside on the show grounds.

“The ladies like the crafts and the guys tend to go for the parts and tools,” said Joann Warner.

Warner, along with I&I Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Club co-vice president Barry Maury, coordinate the vendor offerings at the Historic Farm Days and the Half Century of Progress shows.

While the vendor show at Historic Farm Days is smaller than at the Half Century event in Rantoul, Warner said there will be a wide variety of items available in Penfield.

The vendor show will feature tools and parts vendors, antique and farm toy vendors, a flea market and crafts.

“While the show is smaller, we pack a lot of interesting things into the vendor show space. Our visitors will see a wide variety of unique items,” Warner said.

The vendor show booths will be open starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 11. Hours for the individual vendors vary, and Warner said most vendors close around 5 p.m. each day of the event.

Some outdoor booth spaces still are available. To rent a space, contact Warner at 217-202-6598.

Jeannine Otto

Jeannine Otto

Field Editor