In the late 1800s, farmers would come to the community to acquire twine with which they could bind sheaves of wheat. Charlie Shaw, a resident, offered food and entertainment to those farmers, hence the festival was born.
Organized and operated entirely by volunteers, Binder Twine has become a successful community event, and has resulted in new town signage, and the creation of Binder Twine Park.
The festival features the Binder Twine Queen contest and a Quilt Raffle, along with craft sales and musical entertainment.
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