GRIZFEST IN TUMBLER RIDGE, BC IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK!

The Grizfest committee has been working hard this year to bring you a program that is diverse musically and pleasing to your ear. Tickets are on sale at the Community Centre at a reduced rate until July 15, after then you will pay more for your tickets.

Battle of the Bands will start the weekend off on Friday night. Entrance to the grounds will be free of charge on Friday evening with the winner of the contest playing the opening act on Saturday. So come out and see the local regional talent.

Start the Grizfest weekend off Saturday morning with the Lions Annual Pancake Breakfast and stay to enjoy the Celebration Parade ?25 Years and Still Rockin? theme. Move on down to the Grizfest grounds to enjoy two days packed full of awesome music. Trooper, Faber, Plaid Tongued Devils and Rippin Rattlers will entertain you on Saturday. Sunday will bring Doc Walker, Samantha King, Udder Maddness, St James Gate and High Valley.

Take part in the children?s games and activities this year along with horseshoe tournaments, and beer gardens. Sunday morning you can participate in the Sunrise Golf Tournament sponsored by The TR Golf & Country Club.

Saturday night dance to Udder Maddness in the Community Centre arena celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Tumbler Ridge. Tickets available at the Community Centre front desk.

T-shirts will be on sale soon, pick up your t-shirt and wear it on Fridays until Grizfest to show your support.

Volunteers are the backbone of the festival and without them Grizfest would not happen. Anyone willing to volunteer can phone Cheryl Hayden 242-4246 and leave their name and number.

The Grizfest board consists of Cheryl Hayden, Coordinator and Treasurer, Chris Raque, Chairperson, Peter Thomas, Secretary, Directors ? Amanda Battenfelder, Brian Bray, Sharon Bray, Joanne Kirby, Deanna Walsh, Monika Brown, Lindsey Vandale, Kim Isaak Carley Morrell and Sue Thompson. Anyone wanting more information about Grizfest can phone the Community Centre at 250-242-4246 or access the Grizfest website www.grizfest.com.