- Tons of restored and unrestored tractors and equipment on display.
- Antique cars and trucks.
- A 20-mile tractor ride through Hendricks County.
- Field demonstrations.
- Tractor games.
- An antique tractor pull if it doesn't rain.
History...Education...Fun Await at 2013 Spring Gas Up
Posted on May 26, 2013 at 11:00 PM
Hendricks County, Indiana, has a long, rich agricultural history, and from May 31 through June 2, the Hendricks County Antique Tractor & Machinery Association (HCATMA) is bringing a part of that history back to life during the 2013 Spring Gas Up event just west of Stilesville. If you've been to any of the First Friday Cruise-Ins in Downtown Danville, Indiana, over the past couple of years, you've probably seen some antique tractors on display along with the cool cars and trucks. When I checked out the HCATMA's website to see when else I might get to see those tractors, I noticed the Spring Gas Up event this weekend. This looks like a really neat and inexpensive family outing, so I wanted to learn more and called the club's vice president, Jerry Kittle. The Spring Gas Up is held at Chandler's Farm, right off U.S. 40 at 3105 S. County Road 825 East in Fillmore, Indiana. It starts on Friday, May 31 and lasts all weekend, featuring a wide variety of family-friendly events including: