Sep 10, 2010

Upcoming Local Events

Every fall with the start of hunting season around the corner we start to see a flurry of events available to the public related to the outdoors and I figured I would post up a couple in my area.  Make sure to check around your area for some of the same.

Sept. 18 & 19, Sat. & Sun., Cabela's/Ducks Unlimited Northeast Waterfowl Festival
Cabela's/Ducks Unlimited Northeast Waterfowl Festival

Cabela's is proud to be hosting this waterfowl and carving competition. This show combines all aspects of waterfowl. In addition to introducing a new carving show to the New England area, the festival provides a weekend of events and activities for the whole family, including dog trials and training seminars, carving and painting demonstrations and seminars with champion decoy carvers. Other highlights will include waterfowl taxidermist displays and seminars, carving and painting for the kids, educational programs; the Federal Junior duck stamp program display and live birds of prey. Entries and registration for the competition will be between 5pm-6pm on Friday, September 17 and on Saturday, September 18 between 8am-10am. The Festival and competition show will be from 10am - 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free.
Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Outside the Store.

Saturday September 25th - Connecticut Hunting and Fishing appreciation day - to celebrate the contributions that hunters and anglers have made to the conservation of Connecticut's natural resources.  Hunters and anglers have been at the forefront of the conservation movement for over 100 years. They showed their support for conservation by requesting taxes and special fees on hunting and fishing equipment to help pay for wildlife and fish management, habitat restoration, and other conservation programs. It is important to recognize the outstanding contributions that hunters and anglers have made and continue to make towards wildlife conservation.

I had to edit the post because I almost forgot one.   Sunday September 26th, Women Gone Wild event - No it's not what you think, but instead an opportunity for women to experience many outdoor activities such as fishing, shooting and even game care and some first aid.  The proceeds of this event will also be used to help the fight against Multiple Sclerosis.

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