45th Annual Lumberjack Day

Parking lots are on Hwy 26, across from Ace, behind Dollar General, the fee is $5.00 and benefits Bret Harte FFA.  Handicap parking is accessible in the from 9:30 to 10:00 in front of Blue Mt. Coalition for Youth and Families Center. A courtesy shuttle from parking lots to Pure Joy on Pine St will run all day. 

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7:00 am Pancake Breakfast

  The Awana’s Pancake Breakfast at the West Point Veterans' Memorial Hall, Hwy 26, across from the red Community Covenant Church.

8:30 am Soapbox Derby

 Soap Box Derby on Main Street. Course begins by the Pizza Parlor. 

9:00 am Car and Motorcycle Show

 Car and Motorcycle show on Main St. South. Raffles, Hot Dogs, and DJ. 

9:30 am - Parking Limitations

Limited Access to Handicap parking on Main St. Enter from Top of Main St & Hwy 26. Blue Placard required. 

10:00 Unveiling of Town Hall Renovations

  Lions International of West Point is honored to reveal the new town hall renovations along with our supervisor Jack Garamendi will cut the ribbon.  The West Point Red Cross has many acquisitions of new equipment for our shelter in place updated building. The display will be shown by Dennis Lewis of WP red cross.  The funds for this upgrade were made available from the Butte Fire Infrastructure compensation to the county. 

The WP Lions members have spent extensive time collecting photos of early West Point/ Wilseyville and they will be on display on the walls of the hall. 

10:30 am King and Queen Announcement

 Announce the King and Queen of Lumberjack day at the Judges stage in front of Blue Mountain Theater, Main St. 

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10:55 am National Anthem

  Singing of the National Anthem by Genna Bianchi and Jorge Jimenez at the Judges stage area, Main St.

11:00 am Parade

Parade commences, a Calif State Horseman's Assn. sanctioned event. The Grand Marshall is Dorrie Klith, our theme this year is” Salute to our Heroes".  Parade begins at the top of Main street and Hwy 26 continues down main and turns left on Pine St back to Hwy 26.

12:00 noon Childrens' Area Opens

 The Children's area on Main street and Pine opens with a full day of bounce house, slides, rock climbing wall and face painters. Admission is a wristband of $5.00 and includes two attempts at the rock wall, additional attempts   may be purchased. This year’s children’s activities will be managed by Calaveras high School Marching Band under the direction of Band leader Brittany Church.  

12:00 noon Vendors, Petting Zoo, Dunk Tank and other attractions open

The West Point 4-H hosts a free petting zoo and dunk tank across the street at Pure Joy area on Pine St. The Street Fair, vendors, artisans, and nine food booths are all open at the festival grounds on Spink Rd.  including the fire house BBQ.

12:00 noon Live Music

 Live Music on the Lumberjack Day stage behind the Academy Club. This year we are featuring the Slade Rivers Band. 

1:00 pm Logging Show

The Logging show begins in the festival area. Signups are taken all morning. You may enter that day please provide your own safety equipment, goggles, gloves, etc. Overall there are more than $5000 in cash prizes awarded in 16 different categories. 

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1:00 pm Horseshoe Tournament

Horseshoe Tournament - over on the West side of the fire house heading towards cemetery lane. Everyone is welcome to participate.

2:00 pm Parade Awards

 Parade awards are announced at the Community garden shady area next to the VFW.  All trophies will be awarded at this time.  

3:00 pm Lions Club Raffle

The Lions Club Raffle winner is announced. 

3:00 pm Logging Show Raffle

 The Logging Show raffle for chain saws and chrome axes are announced. 

5:00 pm The End

  Official end of Lumberjack Day, The logging show may still be finishing up a few competitions.