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Loggers Jamboree Heats Up North Fork This Weekend

NORTH FORK – The 56th Annual Mid-Sierra Loggers Jamboree brings hot competition to the North Fork Rec Center this Saturday and Sunday, July 4 & 5.

Gates open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, with the Pro-Am competition starting at 10 a.m., followed by the Junior Ax Throw, the Jason Taylor Ax Throw and then the Horseshoe Tournament at noon.

The Jamboree Parade steps off at 5 p.m. on North Fork’s Main Street, followed by a community dinner at the Town Hall at 6 p.m., and the announcement of this year’s Little Logger. Dinner is $10 for adults, $5 for children.

At 8 p.m., everyone is invited to dance the night away under the stars at The Woodchopper’s Ball, which kicks off at 8 p.m. with the coronation of the Loggers Jamboree Queen.

Last year’s Queen Cheyenne Whitener will be passing the crown to one of the 2015 contestants – Heather Lutz, sponsored by Box Feed; Nichole Fiske, sponsored by Gas n’ Stuff; or Brittany Burnett, sponsored by Bandit Town.

Entertaining the revelers at the Woodshopper’s Ball will be Lynette Skynyrd, the world’s only all-female tribute band to Lynyrd Skynyrd, followed at 10 p.m. by Wildwood Highway. Admission is just $5 presale, and $10 at the gate. Get your tickets at http://loggersjamboree.ticketleap.com/thewoodchoppersball/.

Sunday starts off at 7 a.m. with the ever-popular Lions Club Pancake Breakfast at the Town Hall. Presale tickets are $6 for adults, $5 kids under 12. At the door tickets are $7 for adults, $6 kids under 12. They will be serving until 10 a.m., when the gates open at the Rec Center for a second day of competition starting at noon.

After the log birling competition, The Wild West will entertain at 5 p.m.

Admission to the Jamboree is just $5, kids under 12 are free.

The North Fork Rec Center is located at 33507 Road 230.

The North Fork Town Hall is located at 33060 Mono Drive.

Schedule of Events 2015 Loggers Jamboree - courtesy of North Fork Boosters

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