Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Norfolk, Va., in-the-water boat show at Waterside Marina. Call (215) 449-9910.
Sept. 24-27: Sunfest Boat Show, Shantytown Village, West Ocean City. Open daily at noon. More than 100 boats on display. Call (410) 213-1121.
Sept. 24-27: Penn's Landing in-the-water boat show, Penn's Landing Boat Basin, Philadelphia. Call (215) 449-9910.
Tuesday: DNR Tidewater Fisheries hearing on proposed sea trout regulations, Wicomico County Free Library, 1222 S. Division St., Salisbury, 6 p.m.
Friday to Sept. 20: First Fall Flounder Tournament at the Hotel Wachapreague and Island House Restaurant. Cash prizes; entry fee required. Call (804) 787-2105.
Oct. 10-11: Annual Bethany-Fenwick Surf Fishing Tournament headquartered at the Delaware National Guard camp in Bethany Beach, Del. Cash prizes for adults and merchandise for youth class winners.
Wednesday, Friday, Sunday: Advanced bowhunting course sponsored by the Natural Resources Police at Howard County Fairgrounds. Fee and preregistration required. Call Philip Krista, (410) 461-3007.
Wednesday, and Sept. 16, 23: High powered rifle championships at Hopewell Fish and Game, Inc., in Stewartstown, Pa. Distances of 100 and 200 yards. Competition starts at 5:30 p.m.
Friday: Meat shoot at Hopewell Fish and Game Inc., in Stewartstown, Pa., 7 p.m. Claybird and deadmark (12-gauge only, no scopes, polychokes or sleeved barrels for deadmark). Call (410) 329-6666 (days) or (410) 357-8116 (evenings).
Saturday: Gen. George G. Meade Chapter of Ducks Unlimited auction, raffle and social, 6 p.m. at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Hall on Route 175 in Anne Arundel County. Admission is $35 ($20 membership in DU and $15 dinner fee). Call (301) 854-2742.
Today-tomorrow: Mid-Atlantic Mini Multihull Race Weekend for boats with waterlines of 25 to 31 feet. Five races overall on Round Bay, Severn River.
Tuesday: Prep course for U.S. Coast Guard license exam for inland (six nights) or ocean (seven nights) operators, 6-11 p.m. Call (410) 825-5710.
Wednesday: Mountain Club of Maryland Carroll County ramble.
Wednesday: Mountain Club of Maryland hike through Roland Park.
Wednesday: Mountain Club of Maryland hike through the Liberty Reservoir watershed.
(Items for the Outdoors Journal may be mailed to Outdoors Editor, The Baltimore Sun, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, Md. 21278-0001. Please include time, date and location of events to be listed as well as a short description of planned activities and a telephone number for more information. The Outdoors Journal is published each Sunday in The Sun. Please mail listings four weeks before the date of the event.)