Libby Logger Days
June 28, 2016
Libby held its 58th annual Logger Days celebration over
the weekend, June 23-26, at J. Neils Park. Libby Logger
Days annually celebrates the area's logging heritage,
with fun activities for the entire family. Available
Thursday through Saturday were the carnival, food booths,
merchant booths, and Closeup dunk tank, with the softball
tournament continuing Sunday.
Thursday's highlights included a ping pong ball drop and
kids' water fight, the boxing smoker, and music by 4 on
Friday's schedule included kids' tug-of-war and pillow
fight (Wimp of the Woods), adults' tug-of-war, the
popular lawnmower races, and music by Spokane's Hankers.
Saturday started with a 5/10K run, the annual parade down
Mineral Avenue, a Timberworks Lumberjack show, kids'
logging events and sawdust pile, the ever-popular Bull
and Bullette of the Woods, the ATV raffle and music again
by the Hankers.
Kraig Nelson and Taylor Riggles were the Bull and
Bullette of the Woods winners, each taking home $500 for
their boxing-on-a-log efforts.
The Jack and Jill softball tournament held in conjunction
with Logger Days benefits the Alison Eanes Score
Foundation for Breast Cancer Education.
Logger Days would not be possible without the countless
volunteer hours supplied by members of the community and
the businesses that support the effort. Volunteers are
Photos by Maggie Craig, LibbyMT.com