Dates set for Dayton Ole Tyme Days

DAYTON— The 15th annual Dayton Ole Tyme Days Festival is here again, April 20-22. Admission is free! New events this year include a 42 tournament and a Youth Bake Off.
The 42 Tournament will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 21 at The Cowboy Church located at 310 N. Church Street in Dayton. Donation per person is $10. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. The team that wins the most games out of eight will win the tournament. First and second prize VISA gift cards will be awarded. For more information, contact Jerry Whitney at 936-298-3011, 936-334-4266 or email:
The Youth Bake-Off registration will be between 9 and11 a.m on Saturday at The Kountry Kitchen restaurant located on Main Street in Dayton. Anyone between the ages of K-12 is welcome to enter their baked goods. For cakes and pies, no “ice-box cakes or ice-box pies” will be allowed. For cookies, 24 cookies are needed to qualify.
The first entry is $3. Additional entries are $2 each. To enter your cakes, pies and cookies in the Bake-Off, contact Mindey Psencik at 936-402-0081 or email: or visit to find an entry form on the Bake-Off page.
Helping Scholarships
The Ole Tyme Days Festival is held annually to promote Dayton, Texas and to raise money for local youth scholarships. The festival has grown tremendously over the past fifteen years.
All proceeds benefit the Dayton Ole Tyme Days Youth Scholarship Fund. Thank you to our many sponsors (past and present).
For more festival information and the full schedule of events, go to the festival website
Volunteers sought
Volunteers are always welcome at the Dayton Ole Tyme Festival. Planning meetings will be held April 5, 12 and 19 in the courtroom of the Dayton Police Department.