By Staff 

Copper Days Festival chugs into third decade


The Encampment/Riverside Lions Club will once again host the Copper Days Festival. Now in its 20th year, the festival will feature many family friendly activities throughout the weekend.

At 11 am, on Sept. 6 and 7, attendants can watch antique tractors pull heavy, weighted trailers to compete for the title of strongest tractor. The competition tractors have been collected for decades by those who reminisce about simpler times when hard work was rewarded with an afternoon of friendly one-ups-man-ship. Enthusiasts often come from all over the region to compete in the competition.

The tracto...

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