35th Dayton Days Set For This Weekend

File photo from a past Dayton Days Parade
File photo from a past Dayton Days Parade

A cow pie-themed 9-hole golf scramble will kick off the 35th annual Dayton Days this weekend in the 10th annual Cow Pie Classic on Thursday. A myriad of events will continue throughout the weekend including live music, competitions and plenty of food. Co-Chair of Dayton Days, Kathy Alley, talked about changes to this year's event.

This year's headline musical performance will be Chris Hilllman and Herb Peterson at 8 pm Friday night under the new bandshell in Scott Bicentennial Park. The Craft Brothers will begin the concert. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood talked about the headline musicians.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 online at the WYO Theater website or in person, or in Dayton at the Town Hall or the Community Center. Kids under 12 get in free.

Dayton Days events:
Thurs. July 28th: 10th Annual Cow Pie Classic
- Barbeque to follow
9 pm - Movie in the park

Fri. July 29th:
6 pm - Concert in the Park, Craft Brothers opening for,
8 pm - Chris Hillman & Herb Peterson

Sat. July 30th:
6:30-8:30 am - Poker Walk-About Dayton
6:30-9:30 am - Rotary Pancake Breakfast
9:45 am - 4th Annual Dayton Days Mile Run
10 am - Parade on Main Street
- Booths, Food in the Park after the parade
- 4 on 4 Volleyball Tournament -
Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 & Adult
- Drum & Bulge in the park
12:30-3 pm - Driving Rain plays in park
3 pm - Retired Volunteer Fire & Rescue Reunion in Scott Park

Sun. July 31st:
11 am - Pet Parade for Children in Scott Park
12:30 pm - 35th Annual Dayton Days Softball Game
Hamburgers to follow in Scott Park

For more information call Dayton Town Hall at 655-2217


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