Peter Baker's journal

September 13, 1992


Sept. 24-27: Sunfest Boat Show at Shantytown Village in West Ocean City. Show opens daily at noon. No admission. 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 in Philadelphia. Call (215) 449-9910.


Today-Sept. 20: Fall Flounder Tournament at the Hotel Wachapreague and Island House Restaurant. Cash prizes. Entry fee required. Call (804) 787-2105.


Tomorrow: Coast Guard Auxiliary (Flotilla 11) course on boating skills and seamanship at the Marco Club in Middle River. Classes begin at 7:30 p.m. Call (410) 363-0925 (days) or (410) 574-5095, (410) 686-8516 (nights).

Tuesday: Registration for Coast Guard Auxiliary (Flotilla 17) boating course at Pikesville High School, 7621 Labyrinth Road, 7:15 p.m. Classes begin Sept. 21. Call (410) 828-7044.

Wednesday: Registration for Patapsco River Power Squadron classes in boating safety and rules of the road (10-week course) at Howard County Multi-service Building, 3451 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, 7 p.m.

Sept. 21: Opening of several boating classes offered by Flotilla 1303, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 7:30 p.m. at Parkville High School, 2600 Putty Hill Ave. Call (410) 561-3420 after 6 p.m.


Wednesday and Sept. 23: High-powered rifle championships at Hopewell Fish and Game Inc., in Stewartstown, Pa. Competition starts at 5:30 p.m. Call (717) 993-3692 after 5 p.m. or (410) 692-2368.

Friday: Maryland Pro Sports Chapter of Ducks Unlimited annual dinner and auction at the Camden Club in the Warehouse at Oriole Park. Tickets are $65 for dinner, open bar, DU membership, parking and a tour of Oriole Park. Dinner at 6 p.m., preceded by stadium tour. Call (410) 366-1360.

Saturday: Allegheny Mountain Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society sportsmen's banquet at the Wisp Resort in McHenry. Cocktail reception, raffles, dinner. Call (301) 387-6806 or (301) 387-4700.

Saturday: Muzzleloaders' seminar sponsored by the Natural Resources Police at Howard County Fairgrounds, 9 a.m. Fee and pre-registration required. Call (410) 461-3007.


Wednesday: Mountain Club of Maryland hike in the Daniels area of Patapsco State Park. Call (410) 944-4628.

Wednesday: Mountain Club of Maryland hike in the Loch Raven Reservoir watershed. Call (410) 647-0734.

Saturday: Mountain Club of Maryland hike in the St. Anthony's Wilderness Area along the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania. Call (410) 647-1749 or (410) 823-5852.

Sept. 23: Mountain Club of Maryland hike in the McKeldin area of Patapsco State Park. Call (410) 233-3610.

Sept. 23: Mountain Club of Maryland hike along the Lower Gunpowder Falls. Call (410) 435-8443.

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