Saturday, April 25, 2020
Main Stage Contests & Activities
Sap Tapping & Wood Cookie Cross Cut Challenge
Join the fun in our FREE Annual Cross-Cut Saw Competition
and then race to drill a sap-spile hole to hang your bucket!
Location: Main Stage
Team Size: 2 People (Men or Women 18+ yrs old)
Requirement: Each Team Member must sign and complete the Waiver Form and bring it to the event.
Participation is ‘at your own risk’
Compete against the clock and win some PRIZES.
1) Sap-Tapping – timed: -Team members will work on a standing log, with one member steadying the log, the other drills a hole using brace & bit, hammers in a spile, runs and gets bucket to hang on spile.
2) Wood Cookie (Cross Cut Saw Competition) – timed: -Each two-person team gets a turn at cross-cut sawing an approx. 6 to 8-inch log -There will be two rounds. The fastest total time (men and women’s) determine standings.
– brace & bit drill
– cross-cut saws
– saw-horse supplied
– Lumberjack-type clothing
** Team-themes encouraged! **
Main Stage Entertainment
10:00 AM – Smith Falls Gordon Pipe Band
The popular 20-piece Scottish pip and drum corps.
10:30 AM – Official Opening Ceremonies
1) Perth & District Chamber of Commerce President Mike Purdon
2) Perth Mayor John Fenik
3) Perth Town Crier Brent McLaren
4) Lanark & District Maple Syrup
5) Producers Awards Presentation
10:45 – Rick Knowles Band
Country producer/performer with songs from ‘Inside Out’ EP
11:45 – Mississippi Squares Dance Club
Square dancing and round dancing demonstration.
12:00 PM – RedFox Band
Five-piece Indie-folk music group from Montreal.
1:00 PM – ‘Sap-Tapping & Wood Cookie’ Challenge
2-person teams let the chips fly to drill spile holes, hang sap buckets and clock the fastest cross-cut sawing times!
Music throughout the competition by Space Between (Fiddler and Banjo)
2:00 PM – Doubleback
The Valley’s top country entertainers return!
3:00 PM – CR5 Bluegrass
An exciting & progressive 5-piece bluegrass band
Thank You to Our MCs
Brian Perkin – Lake 88.1
John Chatwood – Jack 92.3
And on the streets… Ken Ramsden – Canadian Heritage Fiddler