The Steele City Flea Market & Machinery Show will be held September 16th & 17th in Steele City, Nebraska. Vendors are needed for the event, selling everything from antiques and primitives to collectibles and crafts. Vendors can Pre-register and reserve spaces for $20 per space per day ($40 for the weekend). All unreserved spaces are FREE on a first-come first-served basis starting the Friday of the Flea Market. There will be a charge of $15.00 for vendors requiring electricity. Electric hookups must be reserved in advance, because the number of hookups is very limited. Food Vendors are especially needed for the two day event. Please contact Phyllis McCown at 402-729-5805 for more information or if you would like to reserve a spot.
Held with the Flea Market is the Historical Demonstrations such as the lumber cutting mills. Midway up the hill in Steele City, Blacksmith Demonstrations will be held by area Blacksmiths, through-out both days. Historical museum buildings will be open for viewing in the Steele City Historical District. An Antique Machinery Show is also conducted and includes everything with older tractors. A tractor show, tractor games, tractor pull, tractor drive and tractor parade is planned during the Flea Market. A Sand Volleyball and Street Dance will be held on Saturday. The street dance will feature the popular Caleb Bradley Band at 7:30 in the city park.
The Flea Market and machinery show is sponsored by the Jefferson County Historical Society and you can contact the Rock Island Depot in Fairbury at 402-729-5131 for more information.