19th annual event features Brown Swiss, Milking Shorthorn breeds
The nation's only antiques exhibition dedicated to the dairy industry, the All-Dairy Antiques and Collectibles Show, again joins the All-American Dairy Show from Sept. 16-21 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.
"This one-of-a-kind show provides a glimpse into the history of the dairy industry and rural America courtesy of private collections and museum pieces," said Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding. "We're very fortunate to have a display of this quality right here for our enjoyment, so we invite visitors and exhibitors to stroll through the Dairy Activities Center during show week."
Dairy memorabilia collectors are invited to show, buy, sell, trade and learn about the many artifacts. Brown Swiss and Milking Shorthorn are the featured breeds of the 19th annual show, and items being exhibited should include descriptive information and date-of-origin. The show is protected by 24-hour security.
New this year, there will be a $10 table charge for tables used for sales. Cabinets and tables used for display purposes only will continue to be provided free of charge.
Register by July 31, by sending checks payable to the All-American Dairy Show to All-Dairy Antiques and Collectibles Show, c/o Gary Gojsovich at 328 Walnut Street, Lemoyne, PA 17043. For more information, contact Gojsovich at 717.635.5067.
Registration forms are available at the www.allamerican.state.pa.us, under All-Dairy Antiques and Collectibles Show.
The All-Dairy Antiques and Collectibles Show will be open Friday, September 16, from noon to 5 p.m., until Wednesday, September 21, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit www.allamerican.state.pa.us to find more details about the All-American Dairy Show. The event features 22 shows in six days in addition to the nation's only all-dairy antiques show. Last year's show featured nearly 3,000 animals and 1,500 exhibitors from around the country.