Gather up the family, pick up Grandpa too, and head downtown when the Tidemark Theatre and Campbell River Salmon Festival Society present Forestry Family Fun Day, a free family event at Spirit Square on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This event celebrates logging in British Columbia with fun for the kids, adults, and seniors starting out with Logger Sports Demonstrations by West Coast Lumberjack Shows.
You can expect to see axe throwing, crosscut saw races, supercharged chainsaws, chopping and fun demos for the kids.
Other activities include a Calk Boot Competition – bring your “ugliest and or “oldest” calk boots to Spirit Square by 11:30 a.m. to enter them in the contest.
Judging is at 12 noon, you can win great prizes.
Ask Grandpa to enter the Chainsaw Competition by bringing his “oldest”, “ugliest”, or “still running” chainsaws by 11:30 a.m. to enter them in the contest Chainsaw judging is at 12:15.
Also included are a Strong Arm Competition – hardest hits win prizes by Bounce-A-Rama, a Dress Up Tent, Antique Logging Truck and Vehicle Display.
Be sure to cross the street to the Tidemark to enjoy Sidewalk Chalk, the Be A Logger Photo Spot – bring your camera, Hot Dog and Burger Sale (loggers like to eat), Face Painting, Chainsaw Display, Historical Logging Industry Display by the Museum at Campbell River, Theatre Tours, and Puppet Theatre.
The Ticket Centre will be open, consider picking up some Good Timber tickets, a rollicking musical revue celebrating the golden years of logging in B.C.
Forestry Family Fun Day, a free event at Spirit Square and the Tidemark Theatre on Sunday, June 26 from 11 to 2. Drop by and play.