Backcountry - Helping You Enjoy The Great Outdoors

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Backcountry is one of British Columbia’s largest hunting, fishing and outdoor supply stores. The Fort St. John area is home to some of the best hunting and fishing opportunities in North America and often referred to as “The Serengeti of the North”.

High on Ice weekend schedule

The winter festival continues today through Sunday, with events lasting all day long. Here is the schedule for events this Saturday and Sunday:

Location: Centennial Park

Saturday

Professional Ice Carving Competition continues 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Amateur Ice Carving and Mayor's Challenge 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Children's Activities in the Park 1 – 4 p.m.

Sunday

Professional Ice Carving Competition completion 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Media Ice Carving Competition 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Children's Activities in the Park 1 – 4 p.m.
Ice & Snow Sculpture Judging 2 – 4 p.m.
Awards Ceremony 4 p.m.
Fire & Ice Celebration 5 p.m.

Location: Charlie Lake

Saturday

Crystal Cup Pond Hockey Challenge 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sunday

Crystal Cup Pond Hockey Challenge 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Mile 91 Inga Lake

Saturday

Ice Fishing Derby 9 a.m. – Dusk

Sunday

Ice Fishing Derby 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: Curling Club

Saturday

Bonspiel continues 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Curling Club Community Dinner & Dance 6:30 p.m.

Location: Toboggan Hill

Saturday & Sunday

Horse-drawn Sleigh Rides 11 a.m. -3 p.m.

Location: Pomeroy Sport Centre

Saturday

Free Family Skate 7 – 8 p.m.

Sunday

Free Family Skate 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Other entertainment Saturday night:

Ice Jam @ JD Fitzgerald’s Pub 7 p.m.
Theatre Presentation of Annie by Dr. Kearney Middle School @ Cultural Centre 7 p.m.
Comedy Night @ Lido Theatre 8 p.m.

 

*Please note the toboggan races and snow carving competitions have been cancelled due to lack of snow