Fun for the whole family, I will be there….
Experience a day or weekend in the country Activities for the entire family
Gold pan toss, Dirt Toss, “Gold Rush”, Claim Staking, Metal Detecting, and Bannock Baking. Bring a GPS and exchange items to hunt for the “Pin Exchange” or ” Everything Goes” Geo Caches.
Events open to all. Gold nugget prizes for all events.
Antique Equipment display, Prospecting, and Hiking trails.
Wear Klondike Period Costumes.
Visit the Cherryville Artisan’s Shop beside Frank’s General Store on the way. Café on Site or bring a picnic and enjoy the grounds.
Gold Panning Competitions for Children, Teens, Novice,
Intermediate and Experts
Schedule of Events 2007
Friday, May 18
Friday: 3:30 pm- Planting the Roses in the Clare Hewson Memorial Garden
9:30 pm (Approx) – Night metal detecting competition. No lights allowed.
Evening-Music- Mac & Faye McIlveen & Monashee Ramblers. Bring an Instrument and join in
Saturday, May 19
9:00 am – Metal Detecting Competition screwdriver like tool needed
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Games for all- Pan Toss, “Gold Rush”, Claim Staking, Dirt Toss,
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Mixed Elimination Rounds for BC Open Gold Panning Competition
1:00 pm Grudge Match for Experts
4:45 pm – Panning Consolation Round
5:30 pm – Steak Barbecue “Big Steve’s Catering” of Lumby
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Bannock Baking Competition
Evening Music-Mac & Faye McIlveen and the Monashee Ramblers with Guest Apperances
Join Mac and Faye with your instruments , singing voices and skits
Sunday, May 20
9:00 am – Metal Detecting Competition,
9:00 am – 2:30 pm Games for all-Pan Toss, “Gold Rush”, Claim Staking, Dirt Toss
10:00 am – 2:00 pm – B.C. Open Gold Panning finals
2:30 pm – B.C. Open Championships – top 3 panners from all adult categories
3:30 pm – Presentation of GOLD NUGGET Trophies.
4:00 pm – Raffle Draw prizes- 11 gram Yukon gold nugget- $600; Okanagan Opal Pendant- $140,
Klondike Commemorative Coin-$100, Turner Garden Bird-$50, Miner Dressed Bear & Gold-$45