SHOWSThrough next Sunday: Chesapeake Changes, a natural...

PETER BAKER'S JOURNAL

September 19, 1993|By PETER BAKER

SHOWS

Through next Sunday: Chesapeake Changes, a natural history exhibit that focuses on the geology, geography, wildlife and human settlement in the 64,000-square-mile watershed of the bay, at Explorers Hall of the National Geographic Society, 17 and M streets NW, Washington.

Saturday and next Sunday: 28th Annual Governor's Invitational Firelock Match at Fort Frederick State Park in Washington County. Team and individual competition with musket, pistol, drilling, artillery and tomahawk. Period cooking and dress. Admission is free. For more information, call (301) 842-2155.

Saturday: Hunting and fishing expo sponsored by Post No. 60 Sportsman's Club, American Legion Post 60, Main Street Laurel, 9 a.m. Guest speakers, turkey shoot, hunting fishing and camping equipment for sale. Admission $3, children under 10 free.

Next Sunday: National Hunting and Fishing Day, north tract of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, sponsored by PWRC and Meade Natural Heritage Association, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Goose and zTC turkey calling, fishing clinics and speakers and exhibits on wildlife related issues. For more information, call (410) 674-3304.

Oct. 2-3: Gun and knife show sponsored by the Camrod Hunting Club, Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, 9 a.m. each day. Five hundred trade tables. Admission is $4. For more information, call (410) 391-8883.

FISHING

Thursday: Monthly meeting of the Potomac-Patuxent Chapter of Trout Unlimited, 7:30 p.m., Glenallen Elementary School, Heurich and Randolph Roads, Wheaton. Speaker will be Jerry Stercho of Fly Fishing Guide magazine on fly fishing the Catskills. The public is welcome. For more information, call (301) 762-2769.

Saturday: Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association Fall Tournament for bluefish, sea trout and summer flounder. Cash prizes, skill level categories, weigh-in stations in all areas of Maryland waters of Chesapeake Bay. For more information, call (410) 768-8666.

Next Sunday: Bass Bonanza 93, open fishing tournament on Loch Raven Reservoir, sponsored by Liberty Bassmasters, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Cash prizes and entry fee. For more information,

call 592-2585, 256-7225, 254-2774 or 557-9761.

HUNTING/SHOOTING

Today: International Bowhunter Education Course, Baltimore Bowmen Archery Club, 8 a.m. Pre-registration required. For more information, call (410) 254-9588.

Today and next Sunday: International Bowhunter Education courses at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, refuge auditorium, 9 a.m. For more information, call (804) 336-6122.

Wednesday and Saturday: Hunter safety education course at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-registration required, $2 fee and limit of 60 students. For more information, call (410) 549-4963.

Oct. 27 and 30: Hunter safety education course at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-registration required, $2 fee and limit of 60 students. For more information, call (410) 549-4963.

BOATING

Tomorrow: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Sailing and Seamanship course offered by Flotilla 11 at Oakwood Elementary School in Glen Burnie, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. two nights a week for seven weeks. For more information, call 363-0925 days or 363-2827 evenings.

Wednesday: Registration for basic boating class taught by Patapsco River Power Squadron, Mt. Hebron High School, 9440 Route 99, Ellicott City, 7 p.m. The course will run 10 weeks.

Saturday: Start of the Whitbread Round the World Race, Southampton, England.

Oct. 11-16: Columbus Cup Team Racing Regatta, sites split between Annapolis and the Inner Harbor. Team racing days are Oct. 12-13 in Annapolis, Oct. 15-16 in the Inner Harbor.

HIKING

Wednesday: Mountain Club of Maryland hike in Centennial Park, Columbia. For more information, call 265-7412.

Saturday: MCM hike at Old Rag Mountain. For more information, call 247-2563.

(Items may be mailed to Outdoors Editor, The Baltimore Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., 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, including area code for more information. Outdoors Journal is published each Thursday and Sunday. Please mail listings four weeks before the event.)

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