The Daly Days Events Climax Saturday July 27
The Daly Days fun starts at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 27, with the Bitterroot Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast.
The all-you-can-eat breakfast features blueberry pancakes and is only $5 per person. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Hamilton Swim Team, who is hosting a swim meet at the Bitterroot Aquatic Center this weekend. The pancakes and more will be served up from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Farmers Market on Bedford and South 3rd runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
In the meantime, the sidewalk sales will start up (including Lions Club Bingo!), Bitterroot Arts Guild will open the second day of their annual "Art in the Park" at American Legion Park, and and the Hamilton Soroptimists International will start entertainment on their stage at Main and 4th Streets. They will have the National Anthem at 9 a.m., a free Zumba class at 9:30, songs with Kappa Oie at 10:45, the second annual Wiener Dog Race at 12 noon,followed by a 1 p.m. appearance by the cast of the upcoming Hamilton Players production of "Nunsense.
At 2 p.m., the Soroptimists will have a "hog calling" contest. And then, the winner of the Kiss the Pig contest will kiss a live little piglet on stage at 4th and Main.
During the day at the Daly Mansion, there will be reduced price tours of the mansion and lots of free activities on the grounds, including antique cars from the Bitterroot Valley Dusters and antique farm equipment from the Tired Iron club.
At 3 p.m. the taps open at the 19th Annual Bitterroot Brewfest at the same location as the morning's Farmers Market - Bedford Avenue.That festival raises money for the Bitterroot Chamber of Commerce. Four musical groups - John Floridas, the Missoula Tube Quartet, Kung Fu Kongress and then Keegan Smith and the Fam will top off the evening.
It's all jammied into the event known as Daly Days.