The 56th Annual Donnelly Threshing Bee will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 26, 27 and 28 in Donnelly. The theme this year is ‘Comin’ Together at the Bee’ and will feature International and Farmall Tractors and Equipment.
At a meet the candidates night on Monday, August 15 two young women were introduced as the queen candidates for 2022. They are Haley Volker, daughter of Matt and Kerstin, Volker of Herman and Cassie Fults, daughter of Joe and Jen Fults of Donnelly.
The festivities will begin on Friday night with a community supper from 5 – 7 p.m. on the Threshing Bee grounds. Admission is a Threshing Bee Button. The West Central Cattlemen’s Association will be doing the grilling.
Saturday will start with a pancake breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. in the steel building. There will also be a 5K Fun Run at the Rod and Gun Club Shoot site. A tractorcade will start at 9 a.m. leaving from Donnelly Co-op.
The Kiddie Parade will begin at 11:30 with a Kiddie Tractor Pull at 2 p.m. The Antique Tractor Pull will begin at 2 p.m.
Coronation for the Donnelly Threshing Bee royalty will take place on the depot stage starting at 7 p.m. followed by a dance on the grounds.
Sunday will feature an open air church service at 9 a.m. and a Classic Car Show. The big parade will begin at 1:30 p.m. The day will end with a horse pulling contest at 3 p.m.