Midwest native and national country star Joe Diffie is Saturday’s headline performer for Edgerton’s 44th annual Frontier Days this weekend June 17-18.
Events begin on Friday at 4 p.m. with chainsaw carving and the carnival. Craft and food booths open at 5 and the beer garden at 6 p.m. There will be frog and turtle races on Nelson St. and music on the main stage begins begins with State Line Drive at 7:30 p.m. followed by Goddess of Rock and music by Phil Vandel.
Saturday night, Diffie, born in Tulsa, Okla., will take the stage about 11 p.m. on the main stage. He has had five number one singles including “Home”, “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets)”, “Third Rock from the Sun”, “Pickup Man.”
Prior to Diffie, beginning at 7 p.m. will be Outlaw Jim and the Whiskey Benders, followed by country music duo Branch and Dean.
Saturday events begin at 10 a.m. with the annual parade. This year’s parade grand marshalls are Casey and Judy Carter.
The parade is followed by a candidate debate in city hall at 11 a.m., chainsaw carving, ice cream social, car bash, laser tag, kids ranch rodeo, hypnotist and blind auction.
Complete information and schedule is available online at frontier-days.com.