The first-ever Logger Fest makes its debut on Saturday, February 8 in Silverado, celebrating the folklore of lumberjacks, lagers, breakfast food and more at Lakeview Park from noon to 5 p.m.
The event will feature a curated selection of craft beers, with tastings focused on best in class craft lagers. Attendees will taste unlimited samples of craft beers from breweries including Societe Brewing Company, Brouwerij West, Four Sons Brewing, Alpine Beer Company, Wild Barrel Brewing Company, Noble Ale Works and more.
In addition to lagers, a variety of other beer styles, including Russian River Brewing Company’s Pliny The Elder Double IPA, and other favorites will be available for tasting. Attendees can indulge in all-day breakfast foods including traditional lumberjack favorites like corn dogs from The Viking Truck and Meat Up BBQ, chilaquiles from Mess Hall Canteen, breakfast pizza from Sgt. Pepperoni’s and breakfast burritos from Lem N Man.
Professional lumberjacks will compete in axe throwing competitions, two-person cross-cut sawing, chainsaw versus cross-cut races, hot saw racing, underhand chopping, springboard chopping, quick chainsaw carve, log rolling and more. Attendees are challenged to test their own lumberjack skills in amateur log runs, ax-throwing competitions, horseshoe toss, stein holding competitions, and more while enjoying live performances from bands including Cash Up Front — A Tribute to Johnny Cash. Lakeview Park, 5305 E. Santiago Canyon Road, Silverado; Sat., Feb. 8, noon-5 p.m.; $45, $55 early entry, $25 designated driver. loggerfest.com.