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Annual FFA Toy Show is Saturday in Forreston

Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013 12:42 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, March 7, 2013 1:51 p.m. CDT
Toys and collectables for all ages will be for sale during the FFA Alumni Toy Show & Craft Fair March 9 in Forreston. Here five-year-old Noah Rucker, Rock Falls, plays with a Dale Earnhardt Jr. car during the Polo Toy Show that was held March 2. Photo by Chris Johnson

The Forreston FFA Alumni will hold its 25th annual Toy Show & Craft Fair on Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Forreston Junior-Senior High School. 

The toy show will be held in the Forreston High School gym and the craft fair will be held in the Forreston Junior High School gym and cafeteria. 

A wide variety of items will be available from vendors at this event.

The Toy Show and Craft Fair were created to help people spend a day with friends and families as well as provide funds to support the Forreston High School agriculture and FFA programs.

The toy show will feature toy tractors, farm equipment, memorabilia, and collectibles. 

The event features more than 100 tables with vendors who come from all over the Midwest. 

The Forreston FFA Alumni will also have Oliver Super 77 toy tractors for sale. 

In addition to the show, a non-sanctioned kiddie tractor pull will begin at 1 p.m.

The craft fair will have a large number of vendors offering crafts, food, candles, and other items. 

On the day of the event the Forreston FFA Alumni will raffle $200 and $100 gift certificates for Eickman’s Processing, Seward. 

The Illinois FFA Alumni will also raffle a 2013 John Deere Gator XUV 550 to be given away at the State FFA Convention in June. 

Lunch will be available from the FFA Alumni as well.

For more information log on to www.forrestonffaalumni.org, email FFA Advisor Robert Nelson at rnelson@fvdistrict221.org, or call Forreston High school at 815-938-2175.

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