Ferryville River Bluff Daze scheduled for July 27


River Bluff Daze Hike in Ferryville, WI July 27 ... The annual River Bluff Daze Hike is scheduled for Saturday, July 27 in Ferryville, WI. The family-friendly hike on Sugar Creek Bluff involves a gradual one-and-a-half mile hike through the blufftop habitat among summer blooming wildflowers, the sounds of the birds singing, and views similar to that pictured above from the trail’s end. Participants will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Ferryville Boat Landing (turn toward the river at the Cheapo Depot) for treats and handouts. The group will then carpool to the trail head on North Buck Creek Road for the 9 a.m. hike. After the hike, additional River Bluff Daze events will include the Market in the Park, the antique tractor pull, and fireworks around 9 p.m. For more information, call Joanne White at 608-734-9018. Submitted photo.

Ferryville, WI will be hosting its annual River Bluff Daze Saturday, July 27. A variety of free activities are taking place throughout the day, with more details available in the advertisement to be printed in a future edition of The Standard or online at www.visitferryville.com.

The day will begin at 8:30 a.m. with an expert-guided nature hike at Sugar Creek Bluff, meeting at the Ferryville Boat Landing to carpool up to Sugar Creek Bluff. The Farmers Market in Sugar Creek Park begins at 9 a.m. offering a wide variety of products plus free coffee to sip while it lasts.

The 12th Annual Antique Tractor Pull hosted and organized by the Ferryville Antique Tractor Association begins at the Ferryville Community Center at 12 noon, with weigh-in taking place from 10 a.m.-noon. Three classes for the pull include the Antique Class, Ageless Farm Class and Non-Turbo Farm Class.

For more information and to register for the Antique Tractor Pull, go to www.ferryvilletractor.com.

Also beginning at 12 noon, children are invited to participate in the Kids Games at the Fire Department. The annual Ferryville Vision & Promotion raffle this year features a king/queen size quilt created by local quilt artist Diane Rosenthal as well as a Kay’s Potiques Hi-Fired stoneware bowl, among other items.

These raffle items will be drawn at 9 p.m. with proceeds going to the Playground Fund. At dusk, approximately 9 p.m., the fireworks show will bring the day to conclusion.
 

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