Upcoming Events in Mount Pleasant
Chainsaw Carving and Art Forest Festival
October 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
River Bend Nature Center hosts its annual Chainsaw Carving & Art Forest Festival on Sunday, October 2nd. During the free event, the public is invited to watch chainsaw artists create incredible sculptures from logs and then join the bidding when all carvings go to a lively public auction. Admission is FREE!
Explore the autumn forest guided by a nature trivia trail for adults and for children…refresh yourself along the trail with unique craft beers from Black Husky Brewing. Great food and soft drinks also available.
Children can discover the Andis Chickadee Trail, featuring the latest book on the story trail and a natural playscape winding through the forest.
Enjoy an art fair featuring handmade, original works of art and crafts for sale. Other activities include- extensive silent auction, chainsaw raffle, children’s activities and the chainsaw carving auction. Canoe and kayaks will be available for rent to view all the fall colors from the river.
9am-2pm: Chainsaw carving, forest nature trivia hike, story trail, forest beer hike, art fair, silent auction, raffle, children and family activities, food and refreshments.
3pm: Chainsaw carving public AUCTION. Be sure to stay for the auction! Bidding is exciting and you could take home your favorite carved piece!