If you love the smell of freshly cut wood, enjoy timber sporting events and classic cars then make plans to attend the 9th Annual Old Mill Days in Port Gamble, Washington September 27 – 29, 2013. The quaint milling community comes alive with the exciting competition to find the “Toughest Timberman in Kitsap County”.
For the first time at Old Mill Days, Cage Warrior Combat / and The Point Casino are proud to present “Mayhem at the Mill”, an amateur MMA event that is sanctioned by Cage Worx. Weigh-ins will be held Friday, September 27th at 5:00 p.m. The event will begin on Saturday, September, 28th at 6:00 p.m.
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Avid car enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the outstanding displays of automotive artistry at the Classic Car Show from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and stay in Port Gamble for the “Mayhem at the Mill” at 6:00 p.m.
For pre-registration forms and more information on the Car Show: www.OldMillDays.com
Professionals in the timber industry will be competing in lumberjack events such as tree topping, log toss and speed climbing. The Lumberjack Show will present contestants from British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest as they show their skills with axes, power saws and crosscut saws. Contestants will compete in events such as: axe throw, springboard chop, single buck and hot saw.
Novice and intermediate lumbermen will also have a chance to improve their skills and become future timber sports competitors. For a complete list of Lumberjack Show competitions go to http://www.oldmilldays.com/events.php
Cheer for your favorites at the “Toughest Timberman” competition. Contestants will be challenging their skills and determination in events such as log toss, tire flip and the obstacle course. This year there are two divisions for weight class – the traditional heavy weight and the new light division athletes. So grab your spot on the lawn and prepare for an exciting display of strength and endurance.
Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.:
Chainsaw champions compete for trophies and prizes. Watch these skilled craftsmen create impressive artwork as they race for titles in Speed Carving and Ice Sculpture Carving. The Beer Garden will also be open and live bands will begin performing at 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.:
The “7th Annual Classic Car Show” is a Saturday only event from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Awards will be presented on the Main Stage at 4:00 pm. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. or preregister at www.oldmilldays.com.
Cage Warrior Combat “Mayhem at the Mill” MMA fights begin at 6:00 p.m. Witness some of the best future champions in the Pacific Northwest.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.:
Join in the “Kick It Up Kitsap” kickboxing demonstration with the amazing Castor Guzman. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun which begins at 11:00 a.m.
The day will be filled with many challenges as contestants compete for the ultimate title of “Toughest Timberman”. Both heavy and light weight division competitors will be battling for titles and prizes.
Old Mill Days will bring new energy and excitement to the usually quiet Port Gamble community. The schedule of events is packed with artistic talents, skilled craftsmen and outstanding athletes. The assortment of activities offers something for everyone. Make your plans to attend Old Mill Days in beautiful Port Gamble, overlooking the pristine Hood Canal.
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For more information: www.oldmilldays.com/
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