Lots of Boat and Outdoor Shows still on the horizon as we progress towards spring. Her are a few coming up starting this weekend.
NY Metro Boat Show: February 10-12 at the Westchester County Center
White Plains, NY. Admission: Adults $8 / children under 10 FREE. Friday, 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. / Sunday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Convenient to the Bronx River Parkway, I-287, Routes 119 and 100. Featuring the latest powerboats, cruisers, fishing boats, performance sport boats, family trailerables, ski boats, pontoons, inflatables, jet skis and personal watercraft. For info: www.metroboatshow.com
"The Northeast Fishing & Hunting Expo" will be held at the Connecticut Expo Center at 265 Reverend Moody Overpass in Hartford, Conn., Exit 33 off Interstate 91. Hours: Thursday, February 16 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, February 17 from 12noon to 9 p.m., Saturday, February 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, February 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $9 for adults; $2 for Children 6-12; and Free for children under age 5. On-site parking: $5 per day. For more information about the event, including the schedule of free seminars and events and driving directions, contact North East Expos, Inc. at (860) 844-8461 or visit www.fishinghuntingexpo.com
THE WORLD FISHING & OUTDOOR EXPOSITION ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN SUFFERN, NY: Discover the great outdoors at the World Fishing & Outdoor Exposition at Rockland Community College Field House in Suffern, NY March 2-5, 2006. Now in its 29th year, the Expo features an unparalleled lineup of fishing and hunting products. Presented by The Outdoor Channel, the Expo features aisle after aisle of incredible displays Visitors will be amazed at the numerous displays of fishing boats, guides, outfitters and lodges, taxidermists and sporting organizations. Whether you prefer inshore or offshore saltwater fishing, or are a freshwater enthusiast targeting lakes and rivers, all the bases are covered at the Expo. The show runs March 2 - 5 at the Rockland Community College Field House in Suffern, NY. Show hours are Thursday, 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Friday, 1 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, 9:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Children under five are admitted for free. To get to the Rockland Community College Field House, take Exit 14B (Airmont Road) from the New York State Thruway. Parking at the Field House is free. For more information, visit the show website at www.sportshows.com.
Original Fishermen's Fishing Flea Market: Will be held Saturday, March 11
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus in Lindenhurst, Long Island. It's only $4 admission with door prizes every hour. Breakfast, lunch, refreshments, food, soda, beer on premises Vendor spaces available. Call: 732-713-8494