"Mighty Machines" take over Capital Mall

3 years 3 weeks 9 hours ago Saturday, August 27 2016 Aug 27, 2016 Saturday, August 27, 2016 4:19:00 PM CDT August 27, 2016 in Top Stories
By: Justice Henderson, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY- Families in Cole County participated in a different kind of car show Saturday.

Kids had the chance to climb inside and learn how to operate “Mighty Machines” such as tractors, EMS trucks, SWAT trucks and school busses.

Jefferson City Parks and Recreation intern Drake Rhodes said it was a great turn out and kids really seemed to enjoy the event.

“Residents have been asking us to bring something like this to Jefferson City for a while now and I think they enjoyed it,” Rhodes said.

The kids really enjoyed honking the horns and pretending to drive on all the machines.

The city plans to have the event again next year, with more machines for families to enjoy.

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