Saturday Evening Square Dance Saturday 7:00 PM

The Mule Day Square Dance is held at the Ridley 4-H Center with a charge of $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children 6-12, children  under 6 free.

The Saturday Evening Square Dance was the culminating event for Mule Day in the early years and the tradition continues today. The old time Appalachian style square dance is held on Saturday night. Along with square dancing there is line dancing, buck dancing, two stepping and waltzes. This event features a live band and callers Frank Fite and Bobby Russell.

A special event for several years is the presentation of the Mule Day Queen and her Court at 8:00 p.m. followed by a buck dance contest held at 9:00 p.m. for ages 5 and under; 6-12; 13-18; 19-60; 60+. There will be a male and female winner in each age group.

Friends of the Park will operate the concession stand which provides hamburgers, hotdogs, funnel cakes and a variety of other treats. For more information, contact Frank Fite 931-381-0772.  E-mail:

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