Events & Activities

Sugardogs dogsled rides

Dog Sled Rides

Sugar Dogs Adventure Company is coming back to Kearney to offer Dog Sled Rides on Saturday February 4th from 11a.m. to 3p.m. This will give you a taste of what dog sledding is like. Ed Schmidt of Sugar Dogs Adventure Company will be arriving in Kearney Saturday morning with a couple of expert handlers and…

Dog Sled Rides

Dog Sled Rides

We are very excited, for the first time in a few years Dog Sled Rides will be available at the Kearney Dog Sled Races this weekend. On Saturday February 13th from 11a.m. to 3p.m. you can get a taste of dog sledding. Ed Schmidt of Sugar Dogs Adventure Company will be arriving in Kearney Saturday…

volunteer

Volunteers Needed!

We couldn’t do it with out our Volunteers The Kearney Dog Sled Races Committee is looking for new volunteers to help organize this year’s event.  We always have a lot of volunteers race weekend, many of which come back year after year, and we are truly grateful for them because the weekend simply would not…

Kearney Dog Sled Races

Dog Sled Photography

Photography at the Kearney Dog Sled Races Each year the Kearney Dog Sled Race brings the wonderful opportunity to photograph Dog Sled Teams competing over a two day period. Having actively photographed this event for the past few years has given me some insight into the dos and don’ts while out on the trails. The…

Children Face Painting

Children Face Painting

Children Face Painting Children face painting at the Kearney Dog Sled Races will be provided by Jessica Kaercher age 19. Born and raised in Muskoka, Kearney Emsdale specifically. Jessica loved drawing at a young age, inspired by her mother Terri Kaercher McKay. Jessica was involved in art through Huntsville Highschool and Fleming College.  She volunteered…

vintage snowmobile show

Vintage Snowmobile Show and Parade

Rickward’s Fourth Annual Vintage Snowmobile Show   In a land with as much snow as Canada, and Central Ontario in particular, it’s no wonder snowmobiles have become a staple of the winter landscape. Snowmobiles rugged enough for life in Central Ontario started to be available to the public in the mid-1900’s when other forms of…

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Race Weekend layout Downtown

Dog Sled Race Changes for 2015 You will notice some changes in downtown Kearney this year if you are a returning musher or spectator to the Dog Sled Races in February 2015… Main St in Downtown Kearney, between Lakeview and the LCBO at Rain Lake Rd will be closed to vehicular traffic during the weekend, as it…

win a chainsaw carving

Win a Chain Saw Carving

Buy a Raffle Ticket to Win a Chain Saw Carving Like so many other inventions, modern chain saws were first designed with an entirely different purpose in mind. In the 18th century, the concept of the chain saw was developed for surgical purposes, to aid doctors in cutting bone without causing as much damage to…

Igloo Building

My winter home is an Igloo

              THE GRAND SHELTERS ICEBOX® The ICEBOX® igloo construction tool is used for igloo building by creating sequential blocks in place. You set the clamps on the form then fill it while packing. after you have filled it you unclamp it and slide it to the next position. A pole…