OFF TO THE WOODS!
(Life as a Lumberjack)
« Wanted: Lumbermen!
Are you Alert, Sure Footed, Quick, Tough Rugged, Powerfully Built and Intelligent? Would you like to earn ten dollars a month plus rations and board? If so, then come work for the Big Salmon River Lumbering Company! Enjoy the wilderness build character and earn good pay. »
Join seasoned performers, Don Rigley and Michelle Daigle, of Frantically Atlantic, for an interactive experience that introduces you to the daily life of a lumberman at Big Salmon River. From the work of the camp construction crew, to the swampers, teamsters and ox masters, scalers, fellers, tree-toppers, sled tenders, top loaders, trail cutters and stream drivers, Don and Michelle will explore the many hardships and occasional joys of spending a winter in the woods around Big Salmon River. You will learn how to be a sawyer at the portable sawmill, then relax at a Cookhouse Corner Shindig and hear the music shanty men made to entertain themselves during long winter nights.
Meet at the Cookhouse for 2pm start.
24 hour advanced reservations are required with a minimum of 5 participants to book. Park admission rates apply. Call 833-2019 for more info!