Sublette packs September schedule with family-fun events

SUBLETTE – The village of Sublette is planning for a busy month of September.

The first event is Hops and Harmony on Saturday, Sept. 3 at Centennial Park, sponsored by Sublette 365. Beer tasting is from 4-6 p.m. featuring live music by ‘Irene’s Entropy.’ There will be beer from 12 micro-breweries. A beer garden will be from 6-8 p.m. featuring live music by ‘Kirkland.’ The cost is $30 for beer-tasting and live music, and $10 for the beer garden only and band after 6 p.m.

Pullin’ in the Park is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 11 behind Ellice Dinges School, presented by the Sublette Park Board. Check-in is at 8 a.m. and the pull begins at 11 a.m. There will also be food and lots of activities for kids, including games and a bounce house. The entry fee is $20 and pullers must be 16 to pull. Admission is $10, 12 and under free. For more information, call Chris at 815-849-5171 or Steve at 815-712-1832.

The Country Car Show will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on U.S. 52 across from Vaessen Brothers Chevrolet. The show will feature Kaiser-Frazer, Willys-Overland, and Hudson and Nash, but all makes of antique, classic and special interest cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. There may even be a few tractors at the show. There is no judging and no trophies, just a day for enjoying old vehicles. 3-D Sound will provide the emcee service for the show.

Antique Power Days is set for Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 at Mendota Hills Campground located three miles northwest of Sublette on U.S. 52. Show hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m-2 p.m. Sunday. There will be exhibits of steam, gas, garden tractors and farm implements, and some old cars and trucks on display. The show will also include vendors with crafts, antiques, food and produce, and fun games are planned for the family. Admission is $2 per person or $5 per car load.