52nd Annual
 Makoti Threshing Show
North Dakota's Largest Threshing Exhibition
(The Makoti Threshing Show features a parade on Saturday and Sunday the first full weekend in October at 1:00 p.m. on the Threshing Grounds)

"The annual event was started in honor of the late Clarence Schenfisch and his collection of Antique machinery."

Saturday & Sunday-October 6 & 7, 2012

Come to the Threshing Show while you go to the Norwegian Hostfest in Minot, ND.

Over 300 Units Operating
Parade will Take Place on the Threshing Grounds
$10 Button is your admission for the Weekend; Children Under 18 Free.
 Archive Threshing Show Photo Album
Take a step back in time,
Lots of fun for young and old!

(Schedule as of printing deadline; check updated schedules
posted on the threshing grounds for updates & corrections)
• 9:00 a.m.Tractor Trek (from Makoti to Ryder & back)
• 5:30-9:00 p.m. Makoti Development Corp. Whiskey Steak Fry at the K-Bar


• Noon Registration starts for Chili Cookoff; 4:00 Judging (John Deere Building)

• Tractor Barrel Roll (Threshing area; after parade)

• Bessie Bingo

• 2:00 Pickup Pull

• 2:00-4:00 Live Music by the Miller Family (John Deere Building)

• 4:00 Kiddie Tractor Pull (in front of grandstand)

• 4:00-8:00 Jam Session (John Deere Building)

all welcome to participate

• 5:00 Giant Pumpkin Judging & Weighing (by John Deere Building)

• 5:00-7:30 Spaghetti Supper (North Shore School)

• 8:00-Midnite Live Music, Dave Diffley; Door Prize Drawings (John Deere Building)




• 7:00 -10:00 Threshers’ Pancake Breakfast (North Shore School)

• 9:30 & 10:30 Church Services (Pioneer Village)

• 10:00-1:00 Bingo (John Deere Building)

• 10:00 Register for Dutch Oven Cookoff–3:00 Judging (South Building)

• Antique Tractor Pull (following parade in Threshing area)

• Kiddie Parade

• 2:00-4:00 Lenny the Clown & Magic Show (John Deere Building)

• World Championship John Deere 2-Cylinder Slow Race (following parade in front of Grand Stand)

Both Days

• 1:00 Giant Parade

• Pioneer Village

• Large Stationary Engine Display

• ND’s Largest Crawler Collection

• Indoor Flea Market (Middle Bldg. Sat. 8:00-5:30; Sun. 9:00-4:00)

• 10:00 Mucker (Road Building) Demo (south of Flea Market Bldg.)

• 11:00 Plowing Demonstration (south of Flea Market Bldg.)

• Children’s Story Hour (following parade in Pioneer Village School)

• Food Served all Day (on grounds & in town)

• Giant Pumpkin Display & Silent Auction (John Deere Building)

• Neil Larson Collectibles (uptown)

• Souvenir Sales

• 3:00 Kids’ Prizes Drawings



• Threshing

• Saw Mill in Operation

• Antique Power Log Saw (by Stationary Engine Building)


New Heated Location for Giant Flea Market
Call Mike 701-240-4449/ 701-726-5729

The Threshing Show Features:

          o Over 300 Units operating!
          o Neil Larson's exhibit in Case Implement building uptown
          o Saw Mill in Operation
          o Tractor Barrel Roll in Threshing Area
          o Antique Power log Saw in operation
          o Giant Indoor Flea Market--For Flea Market Spot call Mike (701) 726-5729
          o North Dakota's largest crawler collection Hand Feed Thresher

Also, Don't miss these attractions during the annual threshing show

    * Pioneer Village
    * Souvenir Sales- Books, Caps, Cups, Sweatshirts, Limited Edition Belt Buckles
    * Lunch Served From Cook Cars-Homemade Dinners Served by Local Churches
    * Bring Lawn Chairs
    * Handicapped Parking on Parade Route-check with North Gate Button Salesman

Buttons for 2-day admission. Only $10.00. High School and younger FREE!
Room for campers on ground-- $15 for weekend Call 726-5623.
Lighted Parking Areas
There are 100 electrical hook-ups for campers on the grounds. Paid in Advance
Showers & Bathrooms
Free Parking
Motels available at Minot, New Town, Garrison, Parshall
Handicap parking on parade route available--check with North gate button salesmen

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