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Buena Vista Logging Days- Remember the Past While Enjoying the Present 



Buena Vista Logging Days – February 1st

Bundle up the family and take a step back in time to an era when logging was done by horse-power. Witness the camaraderie of the lumberjacks as they induct a fellow logger into the Lumberjack Hall of Fame. Lumberjacks will demonstrate crosscut sawing, jammer log loading techniques and more at the 30th Annual Logging Days Celebration.

Sleigh rides, provided by the Go and Whoa Harness Club, will be available all day, with the unique parade of horsedrawn sleighs beginning at noon. The traditional Lumberjack meal of all-you-can-eat flapjacks will be served in the Blacksmith Shop and hearty lumberjack stew will be served in the Chalet. Blacksmith demonstrations, Chainsaw Sculpting, Tomahawk throwing, craft vendors, spinning demonstration, along with entertainment by the First City Square Dancers and live music. Children’s activities include the Paul Bunyan Costume Contest, an Axe Wood Carving session and a treasure hunt.

Public is invited to the induction of new members into the Lumberjack Hall of Fame at 1:00 pm. This year’s ceremony will honor the Teamsters and Logging Day Volunteers whose faithful service helps the “show go on” to keep the spirit of Logging Days alive.  Ceremony held in the Lumberjack Hall of Fame building which celebrates and preserves the history of logging in the area.

Ticket prices range from $6 for Adults, ages 6-12 years $4, Children 5 and under are free, Family Rate $25.
Event runs from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  Please use the entrance to the Logging Village grounds by driveway north of the Buena  Vista Ranch.   www.bvskiarea.com/loggingdays.html 

About Buena Vista

Buena Vista Ski Area and Logging Village, located on the Laurentian Continental Divide, provides winter fun for snowboarders, downhill and cross-country skiers and tubing.  A family owned and operated business since 1949, is also home to the Minnesota Finlandia Ski Marathon. 12 miles north of Bemidji on Irvine Ave/County Road 15,



 

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