The Rice County Steam and Gas Engine Club will be hosting the 8th Annual Armed Forces Day Historic Military Timeline Weekend this Saturday and Sunday at their show grounds three miles south of Northfield right on Minnesota Highway 3. The gates will be open Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The cost is $8.00 for adults with a non-perishable food item, $10.00 without. Kids 7 to 12 years old $6.00, kids under 7 and World War II Veterans are free!

This event will be fun and educational for the whole family! There will be re-enactors from many different time periods, military vehicles, authors, veterans, military swap meet, World War II themed battles, Civil War artillery, and weapons demonstrations. In addition of course there will be food and beverage concessions. If you would like more information on the Armed Forces Day Historic Timeline Weekend this Saturday and Sunday go the web site www.ricecountysteamandgas.com. Hopefully the weather will cooperate this year!