'Stewie' from The Family Guy television program showed up to rock Mount Cain during the annual Kids Fest races and games Saturday.

'Stewie' from The Family Guy television program showed up to rock Mount Cain during the annual Kids Fest races and games Saturday.

Kids stake claim on Mount Cain: Kids Fest a great success

More than 70 youngsters, a record turnout, made the annual Kids Fest at Mount Cain Ski Area a big success Saturday.

More than 70 youngsters, a record turnout, made the annual Kids Fest at Mount Cain Ski Area a big success Saturday.

Held in blowing snow for much of the day, the event featured races, an obstacle course, snow sculptures, face painting and various arts and crafts.

Entirely volunteer-run, Kids Fest was backed by sponsorship of North Island business ranging from Port Hardy, Port McNeill and Sointula to Campbell River and Courtenay.