WHITEFIELD — On June 24-25, the Mount Washington Regional Airport and Presby Transportation Museum invite community members to join them to celebrate the fifth annual tractor show and swap meet and the airport’s 70 anniversary. The event has quickly become an annual tradition with over 1,000 people attending last year’s event. There is no charge for admission or parking, and activities will be offered for all ages.
On Saturday, June 24, attendees can enjoy a variety of activities and exhibits free of charge including; ice cream, a large selection of antique tractors and classic airplanes on display, hay rides, a classic car cruise in, large-scale model railroad, radio control airplane demonstrations, OHRV safety demo rides, OHRV simulator, pedal tractors, children’s aviation crafts and more.
Airplane and helicopter rides will be offered for a donation or small fee. Food and craft vendors will be on site offering their products as well. Airport activities will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with tractor show activities running from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Once the sun sets, a Hangar Dance will be held from 7:30-10:30 p.m. featuring the music of the Not Your Mother Band. Tickets for the dance cost $15 in advance and $18 on-site, and include light refreshments with beer and wine available for purchase.
On Sunday, June 25, a free pancake breakfast sponsored by the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund will be held from 8-11 a.m. Activities will be held rain or shine. For more information or to purchase tickets for the Hangar Dance visit: www.mountwashingtonairport.com or www.presbytransportationmuseum.com.
The Presby Transportation Museum is home to a collection of antique tractors that are both restored and in the original condition. The museum showcases equipment that was used in New Hampshire’s North Country and highlights the rich agricultural history of the region. For more information visit: www.presbytransportationmuseum.com or call (800) 473-5298.
The Mt. Washington Regional Airport has provided general aviation services in the White Mountains of New Hampshire for 70 years. Located just west of Mount Washington, the airport is 60 miles east of Montpelier, Vt., and 25 miles southwest of Berlin. For airport information visit: www.mountwashingtonairport.com or call (603) 837-9532.