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Kaslo May Days

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Kaslo is buzzing with the excitement of the amazing focus and athletic skills of Monday morning is a great time to pick
our May Days celebration. Every year the competitors. up local plants at the Garden Festival at
at this time since 1892 our sleepy little In Vimy Park you can stroll through the top of Front Street while you wait for
town wakes up! an outdoor market, enjoy some ‘home the parade to start. Then tag along with
The first event to mark the dawn of cooking’ from the food trucks while you everyone down to Vimy Park to watch
summer and Queen Victoria's birthday listen to live music, or take in a slo-pitch the most beloved event of Kaslo May
took place one year before the Village of game. There are old-fashioned games for Days: the Maypole dance.
Kaslo was incorporated as The City of the kids and a clown too. Take a helicop- Special thanks, as always, go to the par-
Kaslo, making 2019 the 128th consecu- ter ride and get a bird's eye view! ent volunteers, teachers and musicians
tive year celebrating May Days in Kaslo. Bigger and even better every year, the who give up their time to support this
There’s so much to do and take in! Both Show and Shine on Front Street is an tradition. It is good to know that the
Saturday and Sunday, spectators at Log- amazing spectacle of unique and rare dance is well supported to continue for
ger Sports are in for thrills as they watch cars and antique engines. another 128 years!

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Enjoy May Days!

Open every day at 6:30 am
Making the Hungry Happy!
Extensi ve menu online Live Music All Weekend!
R E S O RT & R E S I D E N C E S
5 minutes north of Kaslo 250-353-2475
TREEHOUSE 419 Front St.
RESTAURANT 250-353-2955
Your 'Go To' for May Days!
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• Full Serve Deli your M
• Produce
• In-store
Meat roof
Department We've got all your gardening equipment under one
• Bakery Ace Building Centre Kaslo
Hwy 31 250-353-7628
Open Mon - Sat 8am – 9pm, Sun 9am–7pm

Natural Food Store
Groceries • Local BC Produce

Welcome! Come visit –

Drinks & Snacks
Happy May Days!
We’re open all weekend. Have a great weekend! Open Saturday and Sunday
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Strawberr y Ridge Enduro

Bring your camera!
Sunday 2 - 5pm

Friday May 17 th 11am–4pm 1st Day of Logger Sports

11am  Gazebo:  Dave Carroll
EVENING ENTERTAINMENT in town Noon Gazebo:  Turkey Soup - just for
Live Music at Buddy's Pizzeria TBA the kids - music, clowns and fun galore.
Live Music at Bluebelle Bistro, TBA Allison Kane and friends
Live Music at Kaslo Hotel TBA
1pm Gazebo:    Spotted Owls
2 – 4pm Giant Bubbles  with
Saturday May 18
Aviva – around the park
2pm Gazebo: Jay Greg
Kid Centric Saturday 3pm Gazebo: Mountain Weather
10am  Kids' races in front of gazebo 4pm Gazebo: Craig Walters
11am–4pm Helicopter rides. 8pm The Hillties Live at the
$30 per ride (weather dependent) Bluebelle Bistro


Saturday, May 18 – Novice and Intermediate Events


• Intermediate Stock Saw (Top 6) • Kids' Choker Races – • Novice / Local Double Buck
• Intermediate Standing Chop Approx. 12:45 pm • Intermediate Single Buck
1st Heat • Sponsor’s Axe Throw – 1pm • Novice Obstacle Pole
• Novice Single Buck • Local Axe Throw • Intermediate Choker Race
Canadian Championship
• Intermediate Hot Saw • Novice Log Rolling
• Intermediate Axe Throw (top six)
• Intermediate Underhand Chop • Canlog Novice Local Relay Race–
• Novice Tree Climb Canadian Championships
• Intermediate Standing Chop picked show day
(top 4)
2nd Heat

ERIC'S Meat Market

& Deli
Have a
May Days!
425 Front St. 250-353-2436

Have a terrific Have a Great

Kaslo May Days! Weekend
• Burgers
Thomas R. Humphries • Ice Cream
...and much more in
Barrister & Solicitor • Notary Public
Open Daily u g
Family Law Mediator 11 am - 7 pm Mo Kin
404 Front St., Kaslo • • 250-353-2292 333 Front St. 250-353-7788
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10am – 3pm Kaslo Show & Shine Noon – 5pm Beer Garden
Front Street hosts a fine selection of Kaslo Logger sports area, a Kaslo Arena
vintage cars, trucks, hot rods fundraiser. 19+

Sunday May 19
10am – 3pm Antique Steam Engines 11am Gazebo: Kevin Johannesburg
and Machines display, Fourth Street Noon Gazebo: The Lichens
8am start Slo-pitch Tourney & Front Street 1pm Gazebo: Tenise Marie &
Vimy Park 10am – 3pm Chamber of Mines Chris Cullen
8 – 11am Pancake Breakfast – Kaslo display. View mineral specimens from 2pm Strawberry Ridge Race/Fun Ride 
Legion Hall.  Ladies Auxiliary fundraiser historical mines of the local area and Stellar Hangar, Kaslo Airport 
$8 adults / kids pay their age learn more about prospecting 2pm  Gazebo: Celtic Kitchen party
9am – 5pm Craft & Food Vendors 11am – 4:30 Day 2 of Logger Sports 3pm Gazebo: Freya
Vimy Park 4pm  Gazebo: Dominique Fraissard


Sunday, May 19 – Novice and Intermediate Events


• Women’s Stihl Stock Saw • Open Jack and Jill Bucking • Open Springboard (2nd Heat)
• Open Springboard Chop (1st heat) • Open Underhand Chop (1st Heat) • Open Tree Falling (14 tree draw)
• Novice Women's Underhand Chop • Kids' Chop – Approx. 12:45 pm • Open Underhand Chop (2nd heat)
• Local Stock Saw • Sponsor’s Stock – Approx. 1 pm • Local Choker Race
• Woman’s Underhand Chop • SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT • Women’s Choker Race
• Open Obstacle Pole • Open Tree Climb Canadian Championship
• Open Unlimited Hot Saw • Open Choker Race Canadian
• Open Axe Throw (top six)
Canadian Championship Championship
• Women’s Axe Throw (top six) • Open Log Rolling

Rhonda Ruston
Kaslo Husky Q.C. Lawyer
Downtown Kaslo
Happy May Days
• Full Service Fuels • Convenience Store
Come Check Us Out...
for all your weekend snacks, 250-353-2028
soft drinks, chips and ICE!
250-353-2205 404 Front St
Mon - Fri 5am - 9pm, Sat & Sun 6am - 9pm Rhonda Sylvie Upstairs

Welcome to
Kaslo May Days!
• Natural Health Supplements
• Organic Groceries • Juice & Snack Bar

We have what you need to

keep healthy & strong
on the go!
Come, rest your feet.
250-353-3237 404 Front Street 250-353-9667
Citize May The May Pole Dance
n of th Pole
e Year As far back as 1923, the children
of Kaslo have performed this
traditional dance which originated
in England to herald the beginning
of spring.

Monday May 20
8:00 – 4pm Slo-pitch Tourney Vimy Park
After the parade on Monday,
12:30 – 3pm May Days Tea by Kaslo VH-
the traditional May Pole Dance
KAS, United Church Hall.  Delectable treats will be performed in Vimy Park
/ sandwiches & desserts $7 admission by grade 1 and 2 students from
10am Gazebo:  Turkey Soup JV Humphries School.
11am  Gazebo:  Pickled Thistle The dancers this year are:
NOON - FRONT STREET PARADE Westin East, Ronan Dube,
STREET CLOSED FROM 10AM   For late breaking schedule Brennan Barschel, Nina Glickman,
Meet behind the Langham by 11:40!! updates please visit Emma Gillies, Trey Dufort,
1pm Kilties Benjamin Brown, Lola Willott,
may-day-entertainment Ella Kinnear, Onyx
1:20pm Citizen of the Year Award
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ McKarmic, Tenley Mortensen,
presented by Hon. Mayor Suzan Hewat
Dominik Radomski, Tyson Austin,
1:45pm May Pole Dancers  PLEASE NOTE:
As much as we love our fur babies, Hayden Reyden, Ethan Coulman,
2:45pm Kaslo Quilters – Draw Winner Kaeda Dube, Alex Allaire.
and want to take them everywhere,
2:55pm Rubber Ducky Race they are not welcome at the crowded This ancient spring tradition is
– Winner announcement public venues over May Days. directed by Rielle Oswald and
3pm  Gazebo: Diem Thank you for your consideration. the accompanying musicians are
3:30pm  Slo-Pitch Final directed by Terry Marshall.

We'd like to thank

all our customers
for making us
Open 7 Days A Week #1 again!
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serves up homemade goodness every day!
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From your Full Service, Bret Michaels
Home Town Insurers Eddie Money
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Bed Bath Kitchen Great White
“it's worth the drive to Kaslo” STEVE AUGERI
405 Front St., Kaslo 250-353-7633 former lead vocalist of JOURNEY
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