Marmora Area Canoe and Kayak Festival

 

Welcome to Mackfest 2014!

Confirmed dates : April 26-27th

 

Itinerary

 

Friday

  • Depending on what time you arrive, try to get a few hours of playboating in! See "playgrounds " tab for more details on where to go
  • Grab some dinner/drinks at Bunkers Hideaway
  • Check-into motel/B&B or set up camp at Bunkers Hideaway

Saturday

  • 08h30am : Gather at Bunkers
  • Enjoy free coffee from the Havelock Tim Horton's outside
  • Complimentary carrot cake and croissant from the Marmora Inn
  • Choose your river and pick up info on put-ins, take-outs and possible hazards
  • Get your Mackfest t-shirt and toque
  • 09h30-10h00am : Take off paddling
  • 4h00-5h00pm : Gather back at Bunkers
  • 6h00pm : Enjoy Bunker's pasta buffet with caesar salad and buns for $15
  • Admission is $5
  • Buy your raffle tickets
  • 7h30-8h00pm : Silent auction and raffle to be drawn
  • 8h00pm : Live music with a 4 man band!
  • Bonfire outside to close out the evening
  • DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE, WE WILL HAVE OUR USUAL SCHOOL BUS SHUTTLE DONATED BY STC TO TAKE YOU BACK TO YOUR HOTEL, SCHEDULE RUNS WILL BE POSTED AT BUNKERS

Sunday

  • 7am : All you can eat breafast at Bunkers!!! 
  • 10am : Upper Black team race
  • Registration : Saturday night at Bunkers until Sunday morning 10am; $10/racer. Teams of 4 to 7 but you're only as fast as your slowest paddler! Race is from put-in to take-out at the dam; details and safety briefing to be given at 10h45am. 
  • New to this year : $500 cash prize to the winning team!

** You are responsible for your own safety on the river **

  

 

For any info, contact Manny Lawson at mannyfergie@hotmail.com