Winter Festival-Dog Sled
February 16th, 2013
Discover the world of the dog sledder during a day of winter fun. Meet real “mushers” and their dog teams. Learn the about skijoring, cross country skiing with your dog, while surrounded by the Wildlife Science Center’s resident wolf packs. Vendors and local experts demonstrate equipment and techniques. Bring your leashed dog along for the fun. This event takes place with or without snow.
Dog sled rides during the day – an additional $5 fee will be charged.
11:00 am Gates Open
11:30-3:30 pm Dog Sled Rides Available $5 per person
Inside Presentations (in our Education Building)
12:00-1:00 Robyn Smith, Northland Kennels: Skijoring & More
1:30 – 2:15 Peggy Callahan, WSC: Is my dog a wolf?
2:30 – 3:30 Scott Miller, Tales from the Trails: Dog Sledding
Outside Presentations (under our pavilion)
11:30-3:30 pm Meet More Sled Dogs and their Mushers
Quimitsiaq Malamutes with Scott and Terry Miller
Lonesome Pine Malamutes with Sandy and Jan Hagan
Northland Kennels with Robyn Smith
3:45-4:00 pm Wolf Howl on Deck
4:00 pm Event Concludes