COE HILL — Organizers of the first Coe Hill Wild West Weekend say everything is a go for next weekend at the fairground on old Hwy 620 in town.
From organized trail rides to trade exhibitions to a bank robbery re-enactment, there’s plenty planned for two days. Admission is $10 per person per day, with children five and younger admitted free. Weekend pass is $18 per person.
The volunteer-run event is a sub-committee of the Wollaston Recreation Committee. A donation from proceeds will go to the Coe Hill community care and Hospice North Hastings.
Here’s what’s planned, says David Burke, one of the organizers.
- Petting Zoo domestic & exotic Both days
- Pony rides – Both days
- Trick riding demonstrations – Both days
- Bank Robery (Re-enactment) – Noon both days
- Jail break (Re-enactment) – 3 p.m. both days
- Horse Games – Sat. 10 am. to 5 p.m.
- Wagon Rides (Tentative ) Sunday
- Cowboy Church – Sunday 10:30 a.m. (may not proceed — looking for a preacher)
- Shooting Gallery (air guns) – Both days
- Fast Draw Competition – Both days
- Panning for Gold – Both days
- Childrens Games – Both Days
- Chuck Wagon dinner – Sat. 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Dance (live band Faron Brown) – Sat. 8:30 p.m. to midnight
- Pancake Breakfast – Sun. 8 a.m.
- All day Sunday trail ride – leaves 9 a.m.
- Special event Jack Pot Barrel Race winner takes all purse is $600.
For information about volunteering, entering horse competitions, renting exhibitor space or camping spots, call 613-337-8893 or 1-800-721-3109.