Gathering of the Green






"It's Not Easy
Being Green"

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"Gathering of the Green"
A biennial nationwide conference for
John Deere collectors, restorers & enthusiasts.

I can't call you and tell you the latest news, but if you come to this site and click on NEWS, you'll always find out what's new.

The 2018 SPEAKERS have been announced. Take a look HERE.

John Deere Enthusiasts - Save the Dates in 2018!

The 2018 Gathering of the Green will be held on
March 21, 22, 23, & 24, 2018

The 10th edition of this matchless conference will be one you will long remember as we focus on the 2018 theme, "Legend, Made Legacy".

We're Making More Memories!

The Gathering Display Committee is busy planning another spectacular array of artifacts for the 2018 Gathering of the Green Conference. Amazing displays of yesteryear have become a tradition and 2018 is no exception. You can look forward to displays featuring the Dain, Waterloo Boy, and a windmill to name a few. There will be lots of unusual treasures awaiting your viewing pleasure!

The line up of events includes restoration workshops, outstanding speakers, tractor collections, trips and tours, and dozens of vendors for everything you need and want for your own projects.

Connect with old friends and make a few new ones! 2018 will include an opening get acquainted reception, a fun auction, and a family friendly banquet with a keynote speaker.

Just announced! Our special guest speaker on Thursday night will be Neil Dahlstrom, Deere & Company Archivist. Neil will speak about the background leading up to Deere's purchase of the Waterloo Gas Engine Company, and Deere's entrance in the tractor business.

Registration will open in October 2017 - Mark your calendars!

Hotel Reservations available now:
(Please mention Gathering of the Green)

Hotel Blackhawk, Davenport 888-525-4455
Quality Inn, Davenport 563-386-8336
Rhythm City Casino Resort, Davenport 563-328-8000

Continue to check back to our website and/or follow our Gathering FACEBOOK page for information as plans evolve. For questions, you can message us on FACEBOOK or send an email to Call or text questions to 563-845-3298.

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"It's Not Easy Being Green"