Medina FFA has new event showcasing farm toys
Antique trucks and cars will also be featured on Saturday
MEDINA – The late Lee Roberts was a busy local farmer, but he also made time to play.
Roberts, whose memory will be honored by the Medina FFA with a toy show on Saturday at Medina High School, was also an avid collector of farm toys and tractors. A room in his house was devoted entirely to his collection.
Saturday’s event, planned by Medina FFA adviser Todd Eick, will include vendors, displays and more.
The day will begin with a pancake breakfast in the high school cafeteria from 7 to 11 a.m. The cost of $5 will include admission to the toy show, which will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Without breakfast, admission to the toy show is $3.
Other events of the day include a free antique truck and tractor show in the high school parking lot, along with a Medina Canal Village Farm Market sample tent from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tickets will be available for a basket raffle and drawing for a John Deere Fire Truck pedal car provided by the Medina FFA and FFA Alumni. Tickets on the pedal car are $5 and anyone who buys a ticket and brings the stub to the toy show will received $1 off admission. The pedal car is brand new and comes with the original box and a custom made display case. Drawings will take place at 2 p.m.
Also free will be a National Alpaca Days tour at FFA’s model farm on the southwest corner of the school grounds.
Eick plans to make this an annual event.