It’s almost hunting season and time to get ready for fall fishing. If you love the outdoors, you’ll want to make sure and make the Lake D’Arbonne Country Sportsman’s Expo in Farmerville part of your Fall, too. Mark your calendar: Saturday, September 21. It is also a really great day to help young people learn more about hunting, fishing and the outdoors.
There will be fun and activities, good food and plenty of displays to interest young and old alike (check here for a schedule of events: http://www.darbonne-sportsmans-expo.com. Some highlights include:
COOKING — “Blowin’ Smoke” grilling competition will be a hot feature of the Sportsman’s Expo (Saturday, September 21). If your organization or business has a cook team ready to fire up the grill, go ahead and enter now. For entry form, go to the web page listed above. Just think: your team could win bragging rights, admiration of your peers … and a big honkin’ TROPHY.
DUCKMEN LOOKALIKE — The Lake D’Arbonne Country Sportsman’s Expo on Saturday, September 21 will hold a Duckmen lookalike contest to choose those best resembling any of the famous Duck Commander guys or any cast members of the “Duck Dynasty” television show on A & E network. Prizes will be awarded in two categories: adults (age 18 and up); youth (17 and under). A panel of three judges will choose winners based on entrants’ appearance and demeanor, Jack.
SHOTGUN RAFFLE — Deal of the weekend! You could be the proud new owner of a Remington 887 3-1/2 inch magnum 12 gauge shotgun for just $5. There’s just one catch: You have to buy a raffle ticket and there will be only one winner. Still, it’s a deal that’s too good to pass up. For more information, contact Toni Smith. Tickets are also available at the Chamber Office, Read Lumber and local banks in Farmerville. Buy a ticket. It’s worth a shot.