A competitor at the pole climbing event in 2010. Come check out all the events this Saturday in Centennial Park.

Timber Day LITE 2011 Schedule

Here's the schedule for the 2011 Timber Day LITE this Saturday, July 9.

Timber Day schedule

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Grizzly Plaza

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Farmers’ Market and loggers’ breakfast

10 a.m. – Logging sports demonstration

– See the CPR Museum Train downtown

Centennial Park

10 a.m. – Grounds open for logging sports registration and practice

– Berry cook-off entries accepted

11:30 a.m. – Registration closes for birling and axe throw

– Birling and axe throw eliminations

– Kids activities

– Berry cook-off judging and auction

– Refreshment tent opens

12:30 p.m. – Pie gobble contest

– Registration closes for all events

1 p.m. – Logging sports competition begins

– Political saw-off between Mayor David Raven and MLA Norm Macdonald

– Chopping demo  – Mitch and Billy will demonstrate an underhand or standing chop

1:30 p.m. – Jonsered ladies stock saw

1:45 p.m. – Men’s choker race

2 p.m. – Chopping demonstration

– Kids nail hammering for ages 8-10

– Men’s axe throw

2:15 p.m. – Jack and Jill buck event

2:30 p.m. Kids choker race for ages 11-13

3 p.m. – Working saw buck demonstration

– Pioneer Logger award present by the B.C. Interior Forestry Museum

3:15 p.m. – Survivor tea boil

3:30 p.m. – Firewood auction

– Kids choker race for ages 8–10

3:45 p.m. – STIHL men’s stock saw competition

4 p.m. – Ladies choker race

4:15 p.m. – Nail hammering for ages 11-13

4:30 p.m. – Fun relay

– Birling competition

– Lucky Logger merchandise raffle

4:45 p.m. – Groucho Marx competition

5 p.m. – Logger, Lady Logger and Sportsman of the day awards



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