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Foothills Antique Power Association
Catawba County
North Carolina
Phone: (828) 256-8818
Email: ksigmon@sigsnet.com 


Thanks For Coming out to the 2016 Power Show
Hope to see everyone next year and atout SWAP Meet in September
Click here to see pictures from the 2016 Show​
 
 
The Foothills Antique Power Association of North Carolina is a non-profit organization dedicated to Preserving the Past for the Future. We do so through the collection, restoration,  and demonstration of antique farm machinery, as well as autos, trucks, motorcycles, chainsaws, and stationary
engines, and many other types of equipment whether hand-powered or horse-powered. Our members each endeavor to preserve these remembrances of the past, restoring and demonstrating them.
 
Our two-day Annual Antique Power Show held the third weekend in May at the American Legion Fairgrounds in Hickory N.C, Our primary venue for displaying and demonstrating our antique equipment.
At this show, we have more than tractors on display. We have a Lawn Mower Pull on Friday evening, a Pedal Tractor Pull on Saturday morning, and a Truck & Tractor Pull on Saturday afternoon and evening. Demonstrations of equipment such as threshers, steam engines, shingle mills, grist mills, blacksmithing, and many others can be enjoyed throughout the day.  Plenty of good food can be had all weekend long, but no alcohol is permitted. Camping hook-ups are also available.
Besides the annual Antique Power Show, an annual Swap Meet is held on the third Saturday in September at the same fairgrounds as the Antique Power Show.
Our members also participate in various parades, festivals, and shows throughout our local area. One of these events is the annual Murray’s Mill Fall Festival in October hosted by the Catawba County Historical Association. By way of all of these events we endeavor to give the younger generations a view of how we came to be where they are. We also provide an opportunity for those of the older generations to reminisce of days past.

Of course, we cannot do what we do alone. We have many wonderful sponsors who help us accomplish our task each year. With their help and with the funds we collect during our annual show from gate receipts, and souvenir sales, we have been able to give (over the past 13 years) over $100,000 to local charities.
Our business meetings are held monthly and a monthly newsletter is published to keep all members updated as to the latest happenings and information





 
 
 

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