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Florida city prepares for 2012 Farm Festival and Quilt Show

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Individuals who have used John Deere tractors will get to see a variety of older farm equipment and agricultural exhibits.
Individuals who have used John Deere tractors will get to see a variety of older farm equipment and agricultural exhibits.

The 22nd annual Farm Festival and Quilt Show in Dade City, Florida, is expected to bring a variety of visitors to the Pioneer Florida Museum, as used tractor enthusiasts will join quilters in the celebration, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

The news source reported that people who quilted for years will compete against others for the Hoffman Traveling Quilt Prize, while individuals who have used John Deere tractors will get to see a variety of older farm equipment and agricultural exhibits.

"We get a lot of quilters but the place fills up with old farmers, too. A lot of them snowbird farmers like to check out the old equipment and the only place you can see the old draft horses anymore is a place like this," Jim Dennisen, a board member of the museum, told the Times.

According to the museum's website, there is a a variety of events for both groups of fans, as there will be a draft horse pulling competitions, children's activities, local food and music, as well as a raffle with prizes from both categories. 

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