This year promises to be even more exciting! We're gearing up for our 50th Annual event!!
Check this page often for updates on Entertainment, Participants, and Fun!
The Dairy Days button has been a long standing tradition and value. A $5.00 button allows you on the grounds, into all of the daytime entertainment, and a discounted admission to the dances on Friday and Saturday night. As an added bonus, many of the Food vendors on the grounds offer a discount for wearing your button. The button is the easiest way to show your support for Dairy Days. Buttons will be made available after August 15th and will be distributed by:
First National Bank
Mound City Bank
Local 4-H Groups
and Your Dairy Days Volunteers!
NOW AVAILABLE VIA THE INTERNET: mail to (firstname.lastname@example.org) and include the following in the subject line of your message: Dairy Days Button Offer . We'll e-mail you with the information you need to receive your Dairy Days Button!
There are hundreds of events happening all weekend. Stop by the grounds to find out what's happening in the Aux. Tent, or check out what's happening in the Food Tent. Or better yet, check out the acts we've lined up in the Main Tent.
8:00pm White Rhino : A fantastic area band that will play all your favorites from the 50's-90's
12:00 (Noon) Frederic's Marionettes : A first for Dairy Days, marionettes are stringed puppets that mimic the movements of humans and animals. The children will find the puppets' antics enthralling while the adults will appreciate the manipulation techniques and satire of the puppets. Bring the whole family and enjoy!
12:45pm Band and Float Awards : See who takes home First place for an excellent parade entry!
1:00pm Norm Barnhart : You'll be seeing some funny things when comedy magician Norm Barnhart presents his fast moving, fun-filled magic show. It's a blend of comedy, audience participation and mystery that has been enjoyed by audiences in 42 states.
2:00pm Frederic's Marionettes
3:00pm Sami Dare : Sami could very well be the finest female hypnotist in the country. In a field dominated by men since the 1700's, Sami has prevailed as one of the finest hypnotists around. A hilarious fun filled show the whole family will enjoy. Sami is an act most feel is good, clean family fun.
4:00pm Norm Barnhart
5:00pm Sami Dare
8:30pm The Torpedoes : With the help of Pioneer Ford, WPVL, and one yet to be named sponsor, Platteville is proud to welcome the Midwest's finest 50's/60's dance band The Torpedoes. For more than a decade, The Torpedoes have reigned as one of the Midwest's premier rock and roll acts. Their critical acclaim and numerous awards stand as testimony to their professionalism and showmanship. In concert, The Torpedoes are, in the words of the Wisconsin State Journal, "Five Star Entertainment."
12:00 (Noon) Cheney & Mills : Together since 1981, this husband and wife act have performed regularly in colleges, festivals, comedy clubs, corporate events, and aboard some of the world's largest cruise ships. Cheney & Mills has opened for Blood, Sweat & Tears, Larry Melman from the Letterman show and has been featured on CBS This Morning, National Geographic Explorer, and America's Funniest People. They were also presenters at the International Broadcaster's Convention in Amsterdam, Holland. On family day, it's only appropriate to bring back one of the best family acts ever to appear on the Dairy Days stage, Cheney & Mills.
1:00pm Local Talent Show : Come see some of Platteville's Finest talents compete for fun and prizes!
2:00pm Cheney & Mills
Look for a brief history of Dairy Days - Coming soon!