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Donut Days BAKERY

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History
 
 
On Labor Day weekend in 1972, the bakery opened as a Donut Kastle franchise.  The original owners were the Days - two brothers and their father.  The Days' donut shop opened at the present location which was formerly a hot dog stand.  We believe the name was the "Dog Shack".  Shortly after opening the corporation that franchised Donut Kastle failed and the name was changed to Donut Days. Why Donut Days?  Well, money was tight and the quickest and least expensive way to change the large roof signs was to keep as much of the existing signs as possible. 
Hence, the Kastle portion of the signs were removed and Days was inserted which was a play on the owners' last name.  Around the same time Neill Day bought out his brother and father and continued to expand the business by adding additional baked goods to the Donut Days offerings.
 
In 1985, the front portion of the building was expanded to accommodate additional sitting as well as adding a cake showcase/order center which had become a large portion of the business.  During the remodel,  BAKERY was added to the signage and the transformation from donut shop to full line bakery was complete.
 
In January of 2010, Neill and Cathy Day were approached by the Wohlstein family about selling Donut Days Bakery to their family. After several months of talking and getting to know one another, the Days were satisfied that the bakery would be going into good hands.  After 38 years, Donut Days Bakery changed hands (families). 
 
Fred and Marie Wohlstein with their three children (Zac, Parker and Lexie) now own and operate the bakery.  From the location on Southland Drive (formerly Southern U Pass), Donut Days Bakery now delivers nightly to seven counties.  Our wholesale customers include: hospitals, hotels, churches, universities, schools (public and private) as well as convenient stores.
 
In April of 2014, Donut Days Bakery @ Chevy Chase was opened (next to Charlie Brown's).  Partnering with micro-roaster Creative Coffees of Winchester, the bakery offers gourmet coffee that is locally focused.  The two are a natural pair. 

Learning of the impending closure of Poppy's Donuts in Richmond, Kentucky, the Wohlstein family decided to acquire this location in January of 2016 and expand the offerings to include more bakery items such as: danishes, cream horns, muffins, cookies and cakes.  Hence, Donut Days Bakery @ Eastern Bypass was born.  It's located in the strip center that includes Domino's Pizza, Mad Scoops and La Nails.