Stump Lake Threshing Bee ahead Sept. 4, 5

Louise Oleson, Editor
One of the featured concerts at the 16th Annual Stump Lake Threshing Bee will be the Dakota Keys accordion band.

You don’t have to be into local history to enjoy the Stump Lake Threshing Bee coming Labor Day weekend.

Both days you will be treated to the Thresherman’s breakfast at 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. and craft show all day long. There will be a parade at 2 p.m. both Sunday and Monday and the Village Gift Shop is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Old time threshing, sawmill and blackmith demonstrations will go on both days and there will be free white mule team rides, food vendors and live music.

Someone will be demonstrating making lefse in one location and serving fresh pie with ice cream in another.

Sunday only

Sunday only there will be a church service at 8 a.m., the Country Cousins in concert at 10 a.m., Amy Redding and Family in concert at noon and the Dakota Keys accordion band performing at 3 p.m.

Kid’s games at 12:30 p.m., plus Kid’s Pedal Pull and the Slow Tractor Race will both take place Sunday afternoon following the parade.

Monday Only

On Monday only the Dier Family will be in concert at 10 a.m. and the High Plains Trio at noon. There will be an antique hat show at 1:30 p.m., the Pecka Band at 3 p.m., the Stump Lake Tractor Club tractor pull at 3 p.m and the Kid’s Money Scramble at 3:30 p.m.

The Stump Lake Pioneer Village is located 10 miles south of Lakota on Highway 1 at the entrance of the Nelson County Park on the shores of Stump Lake.