The annual tour is Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The welcome center will be open to sell tickets 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. as well as the place for a light breakfast or lunch. $20 per carload. Come see 10 barns in Yates Township. Welcome Center is Atkins Seed Co. – on Rt. 24 at Weston (31074 N. 3360 E. Rd., Chenoa). Questions 309-378-2406.

ATTENTION: Change of date for our next meeting
Cultivating the Next Generation of Barn Preservationists
Friday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m.
FS Auditorium – 402 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington
The future of barn preservation work lies with our children and their children. And yet we rely on traditional teaching methods and outreach strategies that are quickly becoming passé or out of touch with mainstream culture. Join us and learn from Dr. Chuck Law, co-founder and coordinator of Wisconsin’s Barn Preservation Program, about some of the ways that we can instill interest and passion among young people for barn preservation work.