Getting Ready for the Big Day

The Maggie Valley Festival Grounds were busy all day as set up was underway for WinterFest Smoky Style. Of course, for us, that meant we are settled into our S-RV and are getting ready for the big day.

resting up

Resting up in the S-RV.

Timbers

Timbers were delivered for the National Champion Haywood Community College Timbersports Team Demonstrations.

work crews

Work crews were busy laying out the sled dog course.

testing the course

Dan Rehak and his team tested the Sled Dog course.

media interviews

Media interviews were being conducted.

dog entrance

Though we all know who the media really wanted to meet – the working dogs.

law enforcement

Our Opening Night Dinner featured Sgt. Brandon Gilmore explaining the training and work of law enforcement K-9’s.

Saturday is the big day and we hope to meet many readers from this area. Festival gate fee is only $2 for adults and $1 for children and all of those gate fees benefit the Friends of the Haywood County Animal Shelter.

Come on out if you are within driving distance!

2 Comments

  1. Mom 'n Ice on February 28, 2015 at 8:53 pm

    Ice sez: Me ‘n Mom would sure love to be there for the weekend. Kinda far drive from here, though.

  2. carolyn on February 28, 2015 at 9:47 am

    Am starting to fall for where you live. Awesome!

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