Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show, February 4 -12.

Written by recreationalfishing  |  02. February 2006

HARRISBURG--Adding to its already impressive list of family-fun activities, the 2006 Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show presented by Field & Stream and Outdoor Life, February 4-12, State Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA, will feature NASCAR-type racing simulators, a new interactive gaming pavilion, and a trick-shooting archer. "We're always looking for ways to make the Show more family friendly. This year's entertainment additions are activities that mom, dad, and the kids can experience together and have a lot of fun," says Sandy Pochapin, Marketing Director for the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show. The Nextel Experience Ever wonder what it's like to weave through traffic at 150 mph? This is your chance to experience the excitement of speed! The Nextel Experience allows participants to race against each other or against famous NASCAR driving legends in true-to-life simulators. Interactive Gaming Pavilion The Interactive Gaming Pavilion is a dynamic indoor video game and PC environment. Located in the Equine Hall, this attraction will feature games from XBOX, PS2, THQ, Activision, Rock Star, Infrogrames and more! There will be 20 game ports, plus a large screen monitor port, featuring games rated in E (everyone), T (teen) and C (children) categories. Randy Oitker: Watch Randy Oitker shoot a bow and you'll be amazed at how someone so young can be so good. This 18-year-old, two-time North American Bowhunter and three-time NABH Shooter_ will perform three shows daily of amazing trick shooting with a compound bow! Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Great Elk Tour: The Great Elk Tour is the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's premier traveling conservation exhibit. And this year they're back show-casing all NEW mounts of the largest and most unique bull elk in the world. The Great Elk Tour is a must see for hunters and wildlife enthusiasts! The Great Lakes Timber Show Enjoy a hilarious, nostalgic look into the past, as professional lumberjacks provide a unique blend of sport, history and comedy that's fun for the whole family. Watch them compete daily at axe throwing, axe chopping and chain saw versus two man buck saw, plus perform chain saw carving and springboard chopping demonstrations. And this year they'll be log rolling on roller skates!_ For more information check out their website www.laughsandlures.com . Exotic Animal Adventures Exotic Animal Adventures is an educational and fascinating animal display featuring two grizzly bears, two adult tigers, a gray wolf and a variety of small mammals and reptiles These animals have appeared on The Regis and Kelly Show, The Today Show_and National Geographic Explorer! Taste of the Outdoors On Tuesday, February 7, from 5 to 8 PM, students from the culinary school at Harrisburg Area Community College will be cooking up a variety of delectable game and game fish recipes in the Small Arena. Come sample these wonderful treats and learn some new cooking techniques! The Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show is the largest consumer event of its kind in North America. Attracting outdoor sports enthusiasts from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Washington DC to view hunting and fishing products, plan outdoor sport and camping vacations, shop for fishing boats, RVs, SUVs, motorcycles and ATVs, and participate in a wide range of sport-related contests and family entertainment offerings. For more information, or to buy tickets on-line, visit our website at www.easternsportshow.com or call 800-511-8376. Online tickets are on sale now. NEW DATES & HOURS February 4-12, 2006 Saturdays _9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Sundays __10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Mondays - Fridays_ 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sponsors: Field & Stream and Outdoor Life are registered trademarks of Time4 Outdoors, a division of TIME, Inc., used under license. Chevy is the Official Truck; Bass Pro Shop is the Official Retailer; Yamaha is the Official ATV.

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