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  • 09/11/2020
  • 09/13/2020
  • Andover SD

GMC Fall Rally 

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Hosts: Donna & Kevin Anderson, Butch & Val Donahue When: September 9 - 11, 2020

Where: Threshermen’s Park, Andover, SD

Hello Greater Midwest Classics friends!

We have a great opportunity September 11, 12, & 13, 2020 to experience the early 1900’s on the farm at the James Valley Steam Show! Visit to check out past events and their history. Andover is located on Hwy 12, 30 miles east of Aberdeen and 50 miles west of Interstate 29.

Daily steam events include: sawmills sawing, threshing, steam engines plowing and a 1:30 steam and antique car parade. Also available are heritage crafts, a quilt show & programs, museums, flea market, concessions, breakfast and lunch on the grounds at the Feed Mill, 9:30 Sunday church service on the grounds.

If desired our group is welcome to arrive in Andover, SD by 4:00pm on Wednesday the 9th for a tour of the foundry, on Thursday, where they built parts for the World’s Biggest Steam Tractor in history.

 Thursday, 10th
8:00 am - Coffee & continental breakfast at the Anderson Museum

 Bring a cup of fruit to share.
11:00 am - Carpool to tour the foundry, followed by lunch

 Reservation required

 Please let Butch know if you’d like a reservation 5:00 pm - Happy Hour at campsite

 Friday, 11th
8:00 am - Coffee & continental breakfast at Anderson Museum

 Bring a cup of fruit to share Day at the threshing show

 5:00 pm - Potluck at Anderson Museum
Just after dark - Moonlight Steam Ride to Main Street Bar

 Saturday,12th
8:00 am - Coffee & continental breakfast at Anderson Museum

 Bring a cup of fruit to share
Day at the threshing show
6:00 pm - Prime Rib Dinner at Anderson Museum

 $25.00 Reservation Required

 Please let Butch know if you’d like a reservation Just after dark - Spark Show at fairgrounds

 Sunday, 13th
8:00 am - Coffee & continental breakfast at Anderson Museum

 Bring a cup of fruit to share 9:30 am - Church at fairgrounds. Noon -Depart AndoverOptional stop on your way home is the Terry Redlin Art Center in Watertown, SD

Notes: Breakfast and lunch are available at the Feed Bin Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Main Street Bar serves dinner on Friday and Saturday Nights

Reservations by August 1st & payment must be received by August 31st. Send to Butch Donahue, 2745 County Rd. 19, Maple Plain MN 55359 Phone: 612.723.2530

  •   Season Pass for Steam Show - $25.00

  •   Camping $25.00 per day

Please note, there are no electric spots available.
 If you don’t have a generator a large generator will be supplied big enough for

4-6 coaches.
There is a dump and freshwater.

 Foundry Tour – Free
Please let Butch know if you’d like to attend

 Golf Cart Rental - 2 seater $75.00/day or 4 seater $100.00 (Campsite is approximately 6 blocks from fairgrounds)

If you chose, the National Rally is in Rapid City, South Dakota, which is a 5 hour drive from Andover. You could have two full weekends of nothing but GMC rally’s and fun!

Donna & Kevin Anderson,
Butch 612.723.2530 & Val Donahue 760.346.5264

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