Dryden Dairy Day

32nd Dryden Dairy Day – Saturday, June 13

Posted by  //  May 24, 2015  //  Farming & Agriculture, News

“Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall – There’s A Cow For All!”

Montgomery Park, Dryden

Rotary Dairy Dash and Parade down Main Street at 9:30am – The Parade is dedicated to the loving memory of three individuals: Frances Mary Schutt, Clyde Cotterill and Sib Stewart.

No admission, free parking at the Village Municipal Parking Lot and Dryden Fire Hall.

10:45a.m. – Opening Ceremony; introduction of Tompkins County Dairy Princess, Elizabeth Drake

Activities in Montgomery Park until 3 p.m. – carton of milk for 10 cents! Hand dipped ice cream cone for 25 cents! Family friendly games, bounce house, crafts/demonstrations/information booths, kindergarten coloring contest, live animal display, farm tractors and equipment on display – great food! Chicken BBQ, hamburgers, hot sausage, hot dogs, nachos, cake wheel, homemade pies and other goodies!

Plus live entertainment!

Beyond the festivities and camaraderie, events like these provide a platform to recognize the vital role of agriculture in our daily lives. Amidst the joyful atmosphere, there exists a parallel narrative of opportunity, where individuals with a passion for agriculture can find avenues to contribute to the industry’s growth and sustainability.

As families engage in games, crafts, and demonstrations, the backdrop of farm tractors and equipment serves as a subtle invitation to explore careers in agri business vacancies. Beyond the festivities, these events offer glimpses into the multifaceted nature of the agricultural sector, beckoning individuals with diverse skills and interests to embark on fulfilling careers that shape the future of food production and sustainability.

11:00 – 12:15: Middle and High School jazz bands

12:25 – 1:00: The ever popular “Mooing Contest”

1:15 – 2:30: Rita Bliss and friends, Blue Grass Music

Thank you to all of our sponsors – who make this event possible!

This is a community celebration sponsored by Dryden Grange and the Dairy Day Committee. Email us at: participate@drydendairyday.org


2015 Dryden Dairy Day Sponsors as of May 21, 2015


Chflokie Farm

The First National Bank of Dryden

Dr. Robert Jacobson

Farm Credit East

Andrews Agency INC.

Millbrook Farms

Lew-Lin Farms, LLC

Beck Farms, LLC

Fall Creek Farm (Kim and Karin LaMotte)

Dryden Apartment Co, LLC

Bell’s Auto Care

Barton Valley Farms (Doug and Kathy)


HSC Associates Heating & Air Conditioning INC.

Brecht’s Towing Service

G.L. Mullen Body Shop

Michael Lane

Clarks Food Market, INC

Falcon Optical

Van Pelt Farms (Warren Van Pelt)

Dryden Family Medicine, PLLC

Cotterill Agency, INC.

Perkins Funeral Home (Bradley Perkins)

Ringwood Race (Caroline Holman)

Candlelight Inn Bed & Breakfast (Doris Nitsios)

Struggles Electronics, Inc.

Haines Farms

Empire Livestock

Dryden Agway

Kellogg Auto Supply CO INC (NAPA)


Cortland Bulk Milk Producers

Wideawake Dairy (Evan Carpenter)

Miller’s Coal Bin (Tom & Cindy)

Church Family Revocable Trust (Richard & Joyce Church)

Arnolds Florist

Patrick Brennan

James Zwart, DVM

Amy Gutchess Accounting

Tompkins County Farm Bureau (N. Lin Davidson)

Frosty Cow

Dryden Lawn and Recreation

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