Buffalo Days Set for May 28, in Greenfield

by James McNary, Editor

The Greenfield community is inviting residents and visitors alike to the 2022 edition of Buffalo Days, with many events taking place on the square in Greenfield on Saturday, May 28.

Things get started early, with breakfast served from 6:30-10 a.m. by Washington Masonic Lodge No. 87 of Greenfield.

Exhibitor booths will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Also starting at 9 a.m. will be the cake walk activity.

There will be a 9 a.m. meeting at the bandstand for those participating in the Little Bison Parade, which will begin at 9:30 a.m.

The Buffalo Days parade is set to begin at 10 a.m., with line-up starting near Main Street Baptist Church. The route will proceed past the Dade County Nursing Home, pass to the west of the city park, then turn toward the square, finally ending at Greenfield High School. A full map of the planned route is in this week’s Lake Stockton Shopper, available from The Vedette in print and online.

Serving as grand marshal for this year’s parade is Bob Jackson of Greenfield, an individual who has worn many hats over the years working in the community.

The parade will also feature an appearance by the Chadeau Mountain Clydesdales.

At 11 a.m., there will be wreath presentation and dedication ceremony at the Veterans Memorial on the courthouse lawn. Guest speaker will be Bob Brumley.

Also at 11 a.m., the Greenfield area firefighters will begin serving barbecue chicken and buffalo burgers.

The band Dacomo will provide musical entertainment from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Other activities will be held from 11:30 a.m. through the afternoon, including the turtle races, bubblegum bubble blowing contest, the Annual Buffalo Chip Chucking Contest, bounce house, dunk tank, human foosball, and a water balloon dodge. Other activities include wet sponge dodgeball, the cake walk, a corn box treasure hunt, and available cornhole boards.

Do note that all times are subject to change without notice.