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Thank you for your interest in the Blue Ridge Logging Days annual event. Here is our schedule for 2016.

Friday September 23, 2016 Logging Days Dinner and Dance

Hosted by the Blue Ridge Community League, Dinner featuring Roast Beef, Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy and Vegetables, Assorted Deserts.

• Dinner is at 7:00pm
• Adults $25 each
• Children 7-12 $15
• Children under 7 FREE
• Dance only $5.00 after 8:30pm

Located at the Blue Ridge Community Hall.

Tickets available at:

Blue Ridge Library
Woodlands County Office
Online at

Blue Ridge Community League
M&M Meat Shop – Whitecourt

Saturday September 24, 2016:

Expect free entertainment outside all day at the Briar Patch on our outdoor stage,
check out the Axe Throwing competition and the vendors in our market, listen to some
Alberta writers at the showcase at the library, and finish the day up with a BBQ dinner and
catching the fireworks at dusk.

Blue Ridge Lumber is proud to be the Title Sponsor of the 2016 Blue Ridge Logging Days featuring:

– Axe throwing competition
– Chainsaw & wood carving displays with silent auction for carvings
– Grand Prize $500 for Adults and $250 for Teen and Youth

Saturday Schedule:

Outdoor activities at the Briar Patch (Former School – Main Street)

10:00am Axe Throwing Registrations. Register online or in person. Free practice rounds
Noon Gates open
12:00pm Round 1 – Axe Throwing Competition.
1:30pm Music Act: Bill Heidi
2:00pm Round 2 – Axe Throwing Competition
2:30pm Children’s Area Special Performance
3:30pm Music Act: Rellik
4:15pm Day 1 Summary Results – Axe Throwing Competition
5:00pm Special Event – Celebrity Axe Throwing Event

6:00pm Family BBQ Dinner $20/adult (18+), $15/teen (13-17) and youth(12 and under) are free
6:00 pm Music Act: Flat Earth Society (local Blue Ridge Band)
6:45pm Music Act: Nicky Pearson
7:30pm Music Act: Soap Box Duo
Dusk Fireworks

Sunday September 25, 2016:

-Catch the Chainsaw Wood Carving Displays and hand wood carving displays sponsored by the
Northern Alberta Wood Carving Association! Silent auction for 2 chainsaw carvings!
-Breakfast served from 8 – 11 AM, Breakfast is $5.
-Axe Throwing Competition Finals: Grand Prize $500 for Adults & $250 for Teen & Youth

Sunday Schedule:
Indoor activities at the Community Hall

8:00am Dignitaries welcome last day of events.
Breakfast begins at Community Hall
9:00am Acoustic Music Act – Bill Heidi
10:00am Local Dance Performers
10:45am Acoustic Music Act – Justin Hogg
Breakfast Ends

Outdoor activities at the Briar Patch (Former School – Main Street)

12:00pm Outdoor Wood Carving Display Begins – (NAWCA)
Public Axe Throwing Opens
12:30pm Community Drum Circle Performance
1:00pm Finals – Axe Throwing Competition
1:30pm Acoustic Music Act – Andrea Nixon
2:00pm Aboriginal Dance Performers
3:00pm Closing Ceremony & Award Ceremony
4:00pm Event Ends

Events throughout the weekend (Saturday & Sunday):

Children’s Area: Expect a variety of kids activities in the Children’s area including bouncy castles,
games, face painting, a petting zoo and pony rides at the Briar Patch.

Market Area: As a showcase for Local Artists & Crafts People, Local Businesses, Home Based Businesses,
Farmers Market or Agribusiness, Food Vendors available with a variety of foods.