Eastern Maine Sportsmen’s Show begins weekend run

Outdoors enthusiasts will flock to the University of Maine this weekend for the 76th edition of the Eastern Maine Sportsman’s Show.

Old Town Canoe employees Chris Hopper, left, and Jeremy Smith assemble a display as part of the Old Town Canoe booth at the The 76th Eastern Maine Sportsmen's Show to be held at the University of Maine in Orono over the weekend. The show, which is run by the Penobscot Valley Conservation Association, will be open from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 for those 12 years old and older, and free for those younger than 12. Kevin Bennett|BDN

Old Town Canoe employees Chris Hopper, left, and Jeremy Smith assemble a display as part of the Old Town Canoe booth at the The 76th Eastern Maine Sportsmen’s Show to be held at the University of Maine in Orono over the weekend. The show, which is run by the Penobscot Valley Conservation Association, will be open from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 for those 12 years old and older, and free for those younger than 12. Kevin Bennett|BDN

Be sure to stop by the BDN booth and visit with our BDN Maine Outdoors staffers, along with a few local authors who will be happy to sign their new books for you.

The show, which is run by the Penobscot Valley Conservation Association, will be open from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 for those 12 years old and older, and free for those younger than 12. Kevin Bennett|BDN

 

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About John Holyoke

John Holyoke has been enjoying himself in Maine's great outdoors since he was a kid. Today, he's the Outdoors editor for the BDN, a job that allows him to meet up with Maine outdoors enthusiasts in their natural habitat. The stories he gathers provide fodder for his columns, and this blog.