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34th Annual Rangeley Logging Museum’s Festival and Parade

Posted July 16, 2014, at 10:09 p.m.

Friday, July 25, 2014 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum, 221 Stratton Road, Rangeley, Maine

For more information: 8023805867; rlrlm.org

34th Annual Logging Festival & Parade

Friday and Saturday, July 25th & 26th

FRIDAY, July 25th – FESTIVAL KICK-OFF

10 to 5pm-Museum open all day

11 to 1pm-Bluegrass & traditional music performed by the Missisquoi River Band

1 to 3 pm-Bob Giles, Horse Logging Down East Maine in the 50’s & 60’s with two teams of draft horses

3 to 4 pm-Lance White & Muscles #3 (skidder) demonstration

12 to 4 pm-Slide presentation of Elijah “Tiger” White, Sr., the White family; logging and the history of Muscles one and on.

*Mid-Day-preparation of the burying of the bean-hole beans.

*Mid-Day-Bakewell Cream biscuits baked on reflector ovens (sponsored by New England Cupboard of Hermon, ME)

*Trails open throughout the day; take a short hike on the trails to Haley Pond

7 to 9 pm-Friday Evening Program $4.00 Entrance Fee

Little Mr. & Miss Wood Chip, Student Art Contest, performance by the

Missisquoi River Band, Logger’s Hall of Fame Induction

SATURDAY, JULY 26TH FESTIVAL DAY AND PARADE

10:00 PARADE BEGINS

10:00 – Museum open 10:00 to 5:00 pm

11:00 – Gates open immediately following parade. $5.00 Adults,

Children 12 and under free

11:30 to 2:30 pm – Bluegrass & traditional music by Missisquoi River Band

11:30 to 1:30pm – Bean-hole Dinner with Reflector Oven Bakewell Cream biscuits sponsored by New England Cupboard

11:30 – 3:00 pm Lumber Jack & Jill Logging Competition (sponsored by Stihl)

*Continuous slide presentation of Elijah “Tiger” White, Sr., the White family; logging and the history of Muscles one and on.

*On the fairgrounds, The Elijah “Tiger” White family with Muscles

*All Day chainsaw carving demonstrations by Ron Cowan, The Garden Muse/ Garden Faces and Nancy & John Arsenault of Always Carving

*All Day woodworker and fiber artisans demonstrations

Slide presentation of Elijah “Tiger” White, Sr., the White family; logging and the history of Muscles one and on.

*Trails open throughout the day; take a short hike on the trails to Haley Pond

*Barrel train rides for the children

Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum

221 Stratton Road, Rangeley, ME – www.rlrlm.org or (207) 864-3939

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