Milton Days returns

Nick Moase
Published on July 15, 2014

The annual festival Milton Days returns this weekend, from July 17 to 20. Favourites such as the barn dance, children's pageant and garden party are all back for the four day festival.

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A celebration of community living returns this weekend in Milton. 

The festival starts off with the Little Miss/Master pageant on Thursday night. Children can show off their talents and vie for the coveted title of Little Miss or Little Master for Milton Days 2014.

Registration is July 16 at the Milton Hall, starting at 6 p.m. Applications are available from Ron's Trophies and Sign Shop, or by phoning Betty Anne at 354-7382.

Friday evening on July 18 is the Western Barn Dance, featuring Dave Burbine and Traditional Country. The dance goes from 9p.m. to 1 a.m., with tickets costing $8 each.

Saturday kicks off with the Kids and Pets on Parade at 11 a.m. The parade goes from the Milton Centennial Pool Parking lot to the Milton Hall.

Later on that day is the Meet Your Neigbours Ham Supper. Sit down with friends both old and new, to enjoy a meal of ham, seasonal salad and great desserts.

The supper goes from 4 to 6 p.m., and tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.

After that spend the evening at the hall for the Great Milton Garden Party, with plenty of games including bingo inside and booths outside of darts, a grocery wheel and the ever popular Hatt's Booth.

The Mersey Band will be performing that evening as well.

The final day starts off with a Pancake Breakfast at the hall from 8 to 10 a.m., with the cost at $7 for adults and children under 5 eat free.

Capping off the weekend is a Variety Show from 1 to 4 p.m., with local musicians taking the stage including Dave Burbine and Traditional Country. The entry fee is $6 per person.