Iola Vintage Military and Gun Show coming up Aug. 10-11

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The Iola Vintage Military & Gun Show with Vintage Tractors and Equipment will be held Aug. 10-11 in Iola, Wis.

The event features an indoor gun show plus a swap meet with a large array of collectable military equipment, vehicles and supply items. Collectors of various Vintage Military vehicles and equipment are invited to participate and have them on display. This includes various wheeled equipment such as 6 X 6′s, jeeps, command cars, ambulances, etc. There will be amphibious vehicles and various large caliber guns along with a multitude of other items. Battlefield re-enactments will take place, along with a parade of vintage and current military vehicles each afternoon of the show.

Vintage tractors and Equipment will focus on old tractors, trucks and other working vehicles such as fire trucks, ambulances, taxies, buses, etc. Owners are invited to bring and display their equipment at the show for the general public to enjoy. A Tractor Corral features tractors for sale.

For details, visit www.iolavms.com or see schedule of events below:

 

2013 Schedule of Events
(Subject to Change)

FRIDAY AUGUST 9, 2013
8:00 a.m. Vendor set up day

SATURDAY AUGUST 10, 2013
7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Genuine G.I. Breakfast of S.O.S in Activity Center
8:00 a.m. Show opens – Posting of Colors
Vintage Tractor & Equipment Demonstrations/games during the day
Gun Show opens in Activity Center – East end
Military Exhibits open in Activity Center
Visit Encampments-East area of Swap Meet
M35A2 (Deuce and A Half) Truck Rides (Checking on time)
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Community Blood Center Blood Drive-Located North of tower 11:00 a.m. – Guest Speaker – Don Smith, Jr. – Military History (Adding a short description)
1:00 p.m. Vietnam Re-enactment-Southeast of Tower
2:30 p.m. World War II Battle Re-enactment-Southeast of Tower
3:00 p.m. Weapon Demonstration-Southeast of Tower
3:30 p.m. Vehicle Parade-Southeast of Tower
4:00-6:00 p.m. Dinner is offered for $10.00.
Choice of either 2 Pork Chops or Broasted Chicken (1Breast & 1Wing or 1Thigh & 1Leg) Includes: mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, dinner roll & milk, soda or coffee

SUNDAY AUGUST 11, 2013
7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Genuine G.I. Breakfast of S.O.S in Activity Center
8:00 a.m. Show opens – Posting of Colors
Vintage Tractor & Equipment Demonstrations/games during the day
Gun Show opens in Activity Center – East end
Military Exhibits open in Activity Center
Visit Encampments-East area of Swap Meet
M35A2 (Deuce and A Half) Truck Rides (Tentative-I am checking on)
9:00 a.m. Non-Denominational Service – Re enactor encampment area, east end of grounds
1:00 p.m. World War II Battle Re enactment-Southeast of Tower
1:30 p.m. Weapon Demonstration-Southeast of Tower
2:00 p.m. Vehicle Parade-Southeast of Tower

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