The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

September 2, 2012

Lumberjackin' Bluegrassin' Jamboree Oct. 12-14 in Mullens


DNR Communications

BECKLEY — Southern West Virginia’s deciduous forests provide the colorful backdrop for the 30th Annual Lumberjackin’ Bluegrassin’ Jamboree at Twin Falls Resort State Park near Mullens Oct. 12–14.

A family-oriented event, the Jamboree features a woodsman’s competition, bluegrass music, Appalachian clogging and a variety of arts, crafts and food by area residents.

 The event will feature Lumberjacks and Jills competitions and demonstrations plus bluegrass music.

The competition is Saturday only beginning at 10 a.m. and concluding at approximately 2 p.m.

Coordinated by Twin Falls Resort State Park, forestry teams from West Virginia University and Penn State will be competing in events that include the ax throw, log roll, crosscut saw, chain saw, one-man bucking, bolt splitting, horizontal chop, pole fell and more.

The woodsman’s competition will be at the ball field area at Twin Falls State Park.