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Dairy Day nears; pageant deadline set for May 26

Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 4:40 pm

Dairy Day is set for Saturday, June 3, beginning at 8:30 a.m. with live music by the backup singers from the Fabulous Fifties Show at the bandstand on the square.

This year’s pageant categories are Little Farmer Boy and Girl for ages 1 to 3 and Dairy Prince and Princess for ages 4 to 7, both with a $10 entry fee; Dairy Maid for ages 8 -10 with an entry fee of $15; and Dairy Queen for ages 11-14 with a $20 entry fee.

To register call Jenny Brown at 256-658-4320 or 931-937-6373. Registration deadline is May 26. Entries will not be accepted on the day of the pageant. Participants who bring pets will be disqualified.

Other Dairy Day events will include a cow bawling contest, milk balloon toss, cow milking contest, ice cream eating contest, “Guess the Weight of the Cow” contest, petting zoo, ring toss, butter making station, train rides for $1 and other fun activities.

Chances for a Tumbler giveaway can be purchased via donations to YF&R, Young Farmer and Ranchers. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.

No pets allowed.

Dairy Day is sponsored by Lincoln County Young Farmers and Ranchers and Fayetteville-Lincoln County businesses.