Bark Peelers’ Festival July 6-7, 2019

Schedule of events

Saturday, July 6, 2019


9-5 PM                   John Eastlake CCC presentation in the program room

10-4 PM                 Leather Tanning demonstration with Daniel Rhodes in the Tannery Exhibit
11-3 PM                 Kids Corner in the Pavilion
11-1:00PM             Music by: Fair to Fiddlin’ in the stable
Noon                      History Alive! Richard Pawling (in the Mess Hall)
Noon                      Apple Pie Baking Entry Deadline (Main Building)
12:30 PM               Woodhick Skills by Bill Simcox and Family (Arena)
1:00 PM                 Apple Pie Winners Announced (Main Building)

                              Guided Trail walks with DCNR
1:00 PM                 Log Skidding Demonstration in the Arena
2-4:00PM               Music by: Fair to Fiddlin’
2:00 PM                 Greased Pole Competition in the Arena
2:00 PM                 Kid’s Sawdust Scramble near the pavilion
3:30 PM                 Log Rolling Contest (Arena)
3:30 PM                 Door Prize awarded (Arena)

Sunday, July 7, 2019

10-2:00PM             Music by: Fair-To-Fiddlin’
10:00AM                History Alive! Rich Pawling (Main Building)
11-3:00PM             Kids Corner in the Pavilion
11:00 AM               Frog Jumping Contest near the pavilion
Noon                      Have a slice of the log cake (Main Building)
12:30 PM               Log Skidding (Arena)
1:00 PM                 Cross Cut Saw Competition (Arena)
2:00 PM                 Kid’s Sawdust Scramble near the Pavilion
2:30 PM                 Birling Contest (Sawmill Log Holding Pond)
                              Door Prize Awarded
4:00 PM                 Award Ceremony for the Grand Champion Woodhick for 2019


The following demonstrations will occur all weekend-long at Bark Peelers’ Festival”

*Bessie the Cow

*Birch Still


*Chainsaw carver

*Cooking in the Lumber Camp

*Free tractor-pulled hay rides from parking at Denton Hill State Park to the Museum.

*Lumber Heritage Region Information Station
*Crafts, educational booths, books, food and drink vendors

*PA DCNR Information Station

*Pennsylvania Hardwoods’ Woodmobile

*Steam Saw Mill