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[DNR] Mississinewa to hold Outdoor Adventure Showcase, June 7
Start Date: 6/7/2014Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 6/7/2014End Time: 5:00 PM
Entry Description
Check out new outdoor recreational items and ideas at the Mississinewa Outdoor Adventure Showcase on June 7.

This outdoor vendor extravaganza will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with RVs, campers, mountain bikes, outdoor equipment, water safety and more. The band Pottsie’s Pasttimes will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. All events will take place at the beach, Miami State Recreation Area on Mississinewa Lake. Most activities are free with paid admission at the gate.

The day’s events will include:

—5K Fun Run -$10 per runner and is not timed- and a 1 mile Kids Run at 8 a.m.

—Kids Free Fishing Derby from 8:30 – 11 a.m. Bring a pole, we’ve got the bait. Prizes.

—Kokomo Kookers will provide a demonstration and sampling of Dutch oven cooking with “A Taste of the Outdoors” at 11:30 a.m.

—Learn to clean, cook, and eat Asian Carp at 2 p.m. with Indiana Anglers and Kokomo Kookers

—Ski shows to be preformed by Lake City Ski Club at 1 and 3 p.m.

—Proper RV care and maintenance demos at 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. with Tri-County RV.

—Indiana Anglers will have a Bow Fishing demonstration below the Mississinewa Dam at 4 p.m.

—Pottsie’s Pasttimes will perform from 5 – 7 p.m.

Throughout the day:

—Test ride bicycles, off-road included, with Breakaway Bike and Fitness.

—Tour new RV units, and view parts and accessories, with Tri-County RV.

—Wave runners and ATVs with Maximum Power Sports

—Bass and Bucks will have archery equipment demonstrations

—Visit with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for water safety tips

—Kettle Corn with the Lions Club (fee)

—Ice slushy drinks with American Heritage Girls (fee)

Indiana State Park and Reservoir gate fees are $5 per in-state vehicle, $7 per out-of-state vehicle.

Mississinewa Lake (stateparks.IN.gov/2955.htm) is at 4673 S. 625E. Peru, 46970.
Contact Information:
Name: Teresa Rody
Phone: (260) 468-2127
Email: trody@dnr.in.gov
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