Coe Hill Wild West Weekend ready to roll on Aug 1 and 2

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.

David Burke is one of the organizers of the Coe Hill Wild West Weekend, Aug. 1 & 2, 2009

David Burke is one of the organizers of the Coe Hill Wild West Weekend, Aug. 1 & 2, 2009

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.

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