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Tractor power: Banks BBQ set this weekend

COURTESY PHOTO - Get ready for some dusty, loud fun this weekend at the Banks BBQ. A tractor and truck pull and combine demolition derby are among the full slate of events Aug. 19-21.Get ready for some dusty, loud fun this weekend at the Banks BBQ. A tractor and truck pull and combine demolition derby are among the full slate of events Aug. 19-21.

Here’s a tentative schedule of activities:

NEWS-TIMES/TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Get ready for some dusty, loud fun this weekend at the Banks BBQ. A tractor and truck pull and combine demolition derby are among the full slate of events Aug. 19-21.Friday, Aug. 19

n Hamburger stand, beer garden open: 6 p.m.

n Texas Hold’em Tournament registration at Schlegel Hall, 485 S. Main St., 6:30 to 7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 20

n Pancake Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m.

n Car Show registration, 8 to 11 a.m.

n Six-Gun Fast Draw Registration at Schlegel Hall, 9 a.m.

n Annual Tractor Pull, Lawnmower registration, 10 a.m.

n Car Show judging/beer garden opens, noon

n Grandstand opens, 1 p.m.

n Truck registration begins, 1 to 5 p.m.

n Tractor Pull begins, 2 p.m.

n Truck Pull begins, 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 21

n Pancake Breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m.

n Truck/Tractor/Lawnmower Pull registration begins, 8 to 11:30 a.m.

n Parade registration at corner of Northwest Main Street and Northwest Sunset Avenue, 8:30 a.m.

n Six-Gun Fast Draw Registration, 9 a.m.

n Church service at Kelly Field, 9:30 a.m.

n Banks Grand Parade, 11 a.m.

n Flag raising at Schlegel Hall, BBQ sandwiches go on sale, grandstand and beer garden open and kids’ games and rides in picnic area, noon

n Misty Mamas bluegrass band plays, noon to 2 p.m.

n Annual Tractor and Truck Pull, 1 p.m.

n Grease pole/frog jumping contest in picnic area, 1:30 p.m.

n Annual Combine Destruction Derby, Truck Tug-O-War, 4:30 p.m.