I like it when the Yakima Valley salutes the hardworking farmer and their machinery. This always brings back good memories of working on the ranch and using tractors and other equipment to get the job done (sometimes with a lot of creativity of making tools and equipment to do a little more than what they were made for!). The fun of this returns this weekend, bring the entire family for some good ol

Central Washington Antique Farm Expo Through Aug. 21 A large display of antique farm equipment and demonstrations of actual usage: wheat threshing, sawmill, blacksmithing, homemade bread, home made ice cream, and a train for the kids. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Central Washington Agricultural

Museum at Fullbright Park, 4508 Main St. There will be a daily parade of antique tractors and farm equipment and a large flea market with more than 100 vendors.