West Dallas Antique Tractor, Craft Show had strong crowd

Published 7:13 am Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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By  Travis Gupton

The Selma Times-Journal

Despite a damp and cold day, the West Dallas Antique Tractor, car,gas engine and craft show produced a strong crowd last Saturday at the Orrville Community Center.

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Many classic cars and classic tractors lined the grass and many visitors to the show took pictures and asked questions. A petting zoo with pigs and rabbits for kids to enjoy.

According to event organizer and Orville Volunteer Fire Chief Matt Godbee, the show had between 5,000 and 7,000 in attendance for the one-day event. Over 5,000 attended last year’s event.

“It went well,” Godbee said. “Despite the weather, we had a good crowd all day. There was something for everybody to enjoy. We had stuff for the kids. We had tractors, cars, and engines.”

Proceeds of the event went to the Orrville Volunteer fire department and Safford Volunteer Fire Department.

Countess vendors lined up at the event and served food to spectators. Several bands played live music at the event.