WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Historical Society, in conjunction with the Prairie Reapers Power Reunion, will again host Fourth of July activities at Pioneer Village.
Pioneer Village will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 4. All historical buildings will be open. Several food vendors will be on site, offering Indian tacos, nachos, taco salads, pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, soft-serve ice cream, root beer floats and more.
Midnight Forge Works will give a blacksmithing demonstration. The Prairie Reapers will have a rope-making demonstration, turning out jump ropes for children, and a kiddie train will give rides on the Pioneer Village grounds. Family outdoor games, such as cornhole, ladder golf, giant Jenga, giant Yahtzee and bocce ball will be available on the grounds.
The Prairie Reapers organization will have its 33rd annual Power Reunion, this year featuring Allis Chalmers equipment. Many tractors will be displayed. An antique tractor pull is scheduled for 10 a.m., with the tractor parade at noon, kiddie tractor pull at 1 p.m. and watermelon feed at 2 p.m.
Norm Rehborg, president of the Prairie Reapers Power Reunion, said all people interested in bringing any type of tractor or piece of equipment are welcome to do so. He can be reached at 360-5951.
There will be an entry fee for adults; children age 14 and younger are free with a paid adult.
Pioneer Village will also be open special hours from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.