The 2003 Elk Toss Semifinals and Winter Festival will be held in and around Danville on February 22nd.  The Elk Toss Finals will be held in Benezette later in the Spring.  The preliminary schedule for the day's events is as follows:

9am - Pappas Restaurant for Breakfast
11:00am - Salvation Army Shopping Trip
noon - Jerseytown Tavern in Jerseytown (570-437-2251) - Jerseytown Burger Eat-Off
1:30pm - BJs Steakhouse in Danville (570-275-5110) -annual DGS officers meeting (open to public)
2:00pm - Competitions in Canal Park (Salad Toss, Scrap
Iron Toss, Sled-Dog Race, Mystery event, etc)
3:00pm - ELK TOSS at Stinger's/Nooning House (570-275-3387)in Riverside
3:30pm - Charity Auction at Stinger's - Please Bring
Stuff to Donate to the Auction!
5:00pm - Break
6:00pm - Winter Music Festival at the Pine Barn Inn
featuring Van Wagner and other delicious Bluegrass
11:00pm -  Magic Show courtesy of Fred Iobst at
the Pub in Danville (if we can find Fred)
late - Cheese Cosmos at Danville Sub Shop

Frederick  Iobst

The officers have decided that this years fundraisers will benefit the Women's Center of Bloomsburg PA.  The Women's Center, Inc. in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1974 and incorporated in 1976. The Center serves the residents of Columbia and Montour counties.  Please help us raise as much as possible for this great cause!  You can do this by entering our various competitions Feb. 22nd, and by participating in the auction.  Please bring ANYTHING you can donate to this years auction!  Also, feel free to dress up in your best PA German outfit!  See you Feb 22nd!

The Danville German society proudly recommends anyone who has enjoyed fermented beverages to book a room at the Pine Barn Inn (800-627-2276 or 570-275-2071).  Tell them you are with the Danville Germans and you'll get a mint on the pillow.

For directions to Danville, Jerseytown, or Germany, please email us or check out our directions page.

For more about Elk Tossing, click here.

DISCLAIMER - If you have ever seen an elk, you know that "tossing" an elk is quite difficult.  An adult male elk can weigh 800 lb.  We do not "toss" elk without proper safety harnesses and have never even touched an elk without these devises.  We do not wish to harm the magnificent elk or ourselves in any way.  Please do not attempt to toss an elk at home.

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