Ferryville to host River Bluff Daze July 26

A busy and noisy day is in store for everyone in Ferryville, WI Saturday, July 26 during the annual River Bluff Days celebration. The day begins at 9 a.m. with Market in the Park featuring Amish goods, produce and a variety of products in Sugar Creek Park.
Also at 9 a.m., many antique tractors will be arriving at the Ferryville Community Center to register for the antique tractor pull. At noon, the 8th Annual Antique Tractor Pull begins for all to enjoy. To register for the Antique Tractor Pull, go to www.ferryvilletractor.com. The Antique Tractor Pull is hosted and organized by the Ferryville Antique Tractor Association. Raffle tickets are on sale now and drawings for a 55-inch Toshiba LCD TV, Rugar 30 06 Rifle with Bushnell Scope, and cash prizes of $250, $100, $75 & $25 in the afternoon at the event.
Beginning at 12 noon, all children will be able to participate in the kids games at the Fire Department. Food and beverages will be available at the Community Center provided by Freeman Lutheran Church and adult beverages by the Ferryville Fire Department and First Responders. Location for GPS is 170 Main Street, Ferryville, WI 54628.
Transportation to the Market in Sugar Creek Park will be available via tractor and wagon. A variety of venders will be available at the Market with Amish quilts, baskets, local produce, baked goods and more.
The annual Ferryville Vision & Promotion raffle this year features a quilt entitled “Leaves Gone Wild” as well as Kay’s Potiques - a Hi Fired original turtle design stoneware bowl and a $100 Cabela’s gift certificate. The quilt was designed by Ferryville Quilters and the quilting done by Jean Mezera of Eastman, WI. The Backstitch Quilt Shop of Elkader donated fabric for the array of fall-colored leaves. All will be on display and raffle tickets will be available all day at the Community Center. These raffle items will be drawn and winners announced at 9 p.m. The Ferryville Tourism Council 50:50 raffle drawing for $500 is at 9 p.m. also.
The tractor pull will be ending at 4:30 p.m. Then activity will move downtown where the restaurants – The Swing Inn, Sportsman’s Bar & Grill and Wooden Nickel - will all have food specials. Starting at 6:30 p.m., Sportsman’s Bar & Grill will have live music featuring “Long Haul Road Show” playing until the start of the fireworks. A D.J. will be on stage from 10 p.m. until closing.
Fireworks start at dusk. The fireworks show is put on each year by Mike and Roberta Callaway and staff of Cheapo Depot/Fireworks Outlet and also sponsored by Ferryville Vision and Promotion Board and donations by the entire community.

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