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World Class Chainsaw Carving Competition

August 17 - August 20

Come on out for 3 days of watching masters transform cedar logs into works of art!  This event is a must-do.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 17

Carvers begin:  8am – 5pm

Friday, August 18

Carvers Continue:  8am – 5pm

Speed Carving:  11am – 1pm

Speed Carving Auction:  1:30pm

Concerts in the Park – Ndidi Cascade & Friends:  6:30pm-8:15 (hosted by Hope and District Arts Council)

Saturday, August 19

Carvers Continue:  8am – 5pm

Great Fraser River Salmon BBQ Competition:  8am-5pm

Hope Mountain Market:  8am-3pm

First Nations Artists:  10am-4pm

Official Welcome:  11am

Speed Carving:  11:15am-1:15pm

Speed Carving Auction:  1:45pm

Kid’s Outdoor Learning Centre:  12pm-2pm (hosted by Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning)

UFV Kid’s FREE Books:  11am-2pm

Birdhouse Painting for Kids:  11:15am-2pm (hosted by Envision Financial)

Unveiling of Memorial Pole:  2pm (at Telte-Yet Campground)

Sunday August, 20

Carvers Finish:  8am-12pm

Speed Carving:  11:30am – 2:30pm

Speed & Designated Large Carving Auction:  3pm


August 17
August 20
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