24th An­nual An­tique Ma­chin­ery show this week­end

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Vic­to­ria Vanier

The Eastern Town­ships An­tique Ma­chin­ery Club will present its 24th an­nual ex­po­si­tion this Satur­day and Sun­day, Au­gust 20th and the 21st, at La Fro­magerie de la Sta­tion, route 208, in Comp­ton. Not less than forty col­lec­tors will be ex­hibit­ing the ob­jects of their pas­sion. An­tique trac­tors, for­est and farm ma­chin­ery, tools and other items used in ev­ery­day life years ago will show vis­i­tors the evo­lu­tion of some as­pects of daily life in the coun­try as well as the city.

There will also be an auc­tion of ob­jects and arte­facts from an­other era at 4:00 pm on Satur­day fol­lowed by a com­mu­nity din­ner, me­choui style, at 6:00 pm. On Sun­day, the An­tique Ma­chines will get to­gether with the Club de voitures an­ci­ennes de Comp­ton and the Louis Saint Lau­rent Mu­seum to cel­e­brate the 1950’s and the 1960’s with spe­cial ac­tiv­i­ties com­mem­o­rat­ing spe­cial events.

Again this year, the Eastern Town­ships An­tique Ma­chin­ery Club is hold­ing the ex­po­si­tion with the sup­port of La Fro­magerie de la Sta­tion, whose cheeses, which are sold on site, are known far be­yond the borders of Que­bec.

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