It’s time again for the Annual YesterYear Fair -- when you have the chance  to step back into the past and experience life on the prairie.  The event, sponsored by the Augusta Historical Society, has become a local favorite.  Admission is free.
Tour Augusta’s first building, the historic C.N. James Trading Post, built in 1868 and one of the * Wonders of Butler County.  Don’t miss the recently updated Historical Museum with new exhibits.
Children will enjoy rope making and watching the masters at wood carving, flint knapping and coopering barrels.  There will be live blacksmithing demonstrations in the new blacksmith shop.  There is fun for the entire family.
Other featured activities include:
• Gun fights featuring Cow Town Cowboys at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
• Kids crafts
• Horse drawn wagon rides
• Model train displays
•  Visit a prairie school room
• Soap making and much more.

A delicious lunch will be served.  The menu choices  will be homemade ham and beans with cornbread, dessert and a drink, or homemade sloppy joes with chips, dessert, and a drink, or hot dog, chips, dessert and drink.
For more information on this event, contact the museum at 775-5655, or visit: augustahistoricalsociety.com.