The latest in recreational gear will be on display at the 22nd annual Outdoor Recreation Show

The latest in recreational gear will be on display at the 22nd annual Outdoor Recreation Show

Countdown to Outdoor Recreation Show is on

Two-day event features the latest in rec equipment and old-fashioned shooting range

  • May. 29, 2014 9:00 a.m.

June is just around the corner and so is the 22nd annual Outdoor Recreation Show.

The two-day event, put on by the Courtenay and District Fish & Game Protective Association, will take place at Comox Lake on June 7 and 8.

The show runs from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and 9-4 on Sunday.

The fun starts the moment you get out of your car, as you hop onto a hay wagon and ride it from the parking lot to Boomtown, to the Shotgun Facility and the show grounds.

Come hungry, as there’s a traditional pancake breakfast both mornings.

There will be interesting exhibits to see such as the latest ATVs, RVs, water sports equipment, children’s activities, lots of food including a pancake breakfast each morning, a bake, plant and book sale, and archery. Watch retriever dogs show their stuff or visit the 97.3 The Eagle geocaching tent and search for special caches on the property.

Shooting fans will have no lack of entertainment. The shotgun facility will be open, to try trap and skeet; long-lost cowboys can visit Boomtown, the tiny frontier town that takes you back in time to the Wild West or. for a nominal fee, try black powder shooting of muzzleloaders of an era long ago.

There will be live music and good food. Kids can build birdhouses, try pellet shooting, spin casting, archery, have their face painted, etc.

Free hourly prize draws are available as well as raffles, including a trip for two anywhere that WestJet flies.

Admission and parking is free (food bank donations are accepted), but bring some money for food, activity tickets or that special item that some exhibitor has available just for you. Any exhibitors that have not sent in their application form should do so as soon as possible to guarantee space.

Information and applications are available at www.courtenayfishandgame.org, or e-mail the-office@courtenayfishandgame.org.

Bring your family and have some fun!

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

One of the rescues at CATS - Cat Advocates Teaching & Saving Society’s new location on Knight Road in Comox. Photo by Erin Halushak
Feline rescue organization growing into new space

Cat Advocates Teaching & Saving Society opens new facility on Knight Road

Comox Valley RCMP had access to 20 Street blocked off between Cousins and Choquette avenues as they conducted a raid of a house on the block. Photo by Terry Farrell
Comox Valley RCMP raid Courtenay problem house, several arrests made

Neighbours have reached out to media on several occasions with complaints about the property

A vial of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at a family doctor office, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 in Paris. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Christophe Ena
Tentative COVID-19 vaccine site chosen in the Comox Valley

B.C. is moving into Phase 2 of its COVID-19 mass immunization plan

Cumberland is considering downtown densification proposals, and with that comes questions around parking, among other things. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Water bottling ban, parking key changes for Cumberland zoning

Bylaw on amendments still need adoption following March 2 hearing

Arzeena Hamir, working her booth at the Comox Valley Farmers Market. LUSH Valley was recognized last month as a partner of the year by the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets. Photo by Bill Jorgensen
LUSH Valley recognized for collaboration with Comox Valley Farmers’ Market

They won Partner of the Year award by the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry head for the B.C. legislature press theatre to give a daily update on the COVID-19 pandemic, April 6, 2020. (B.C. government)
B.C. nears 300,000 COVID-19 vaccinations, essential workers next

564 new cases, four deaths, no new outbreaks Thursday

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Municipal Affairs Minister Josie Osborne speaks in the B.C. legislature, March 4, 2021. (Hansard TV)
B.C. Liberals, NDP sing in harmony on local election reforms

Bill regulates paid canvassers, allows people in condo buildings

The intersection of Melrose Street and Third Avenue. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Suspect in custody after two pedestrians struck in Port Alberni hit and run

RCMP asking for video footage, credit witnesses for quick arrest

The Courtenay Fire Department hopes to start a new recruit training program in mid-2021, pending Provincial Health Orders. Scott Stanfield photo
Courtenay Fire Department gets creative

Due to public health orders resulting from COVID, the Courtenay Fire Department… Continue reading

(National Emergency Management Agency)
No tsunami risk to B.C. from powerful New Zealand earthquake: officials

An 8.1 magnitude earthquake shook the north of New Zealand Thursday morning

(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
Pandemic stress, isolation key factors as to why Canadians turned to cannabis, alcohol

Study found that isolation played key role in Canadians’ substance use

Grand Forks’ Gary Smith stands in front of his Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster float. Photo: Submitted
Grand Forks’ Flying Spaghetti Monster leader still boiling over driver’s licence photo

Gary Smith, head of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster of B.C., said he has since spoken to lawyers

Most Read