Winter boat show opens Thursday
The 56th annual Oklahoma City Winter Boat Show opens Thursday at State Fair Park.
The show, which runs daily through Sunday, will be held in the Cox Pavilion and the Travel and Transportation Building.
Sponsored by the Oklahoma City Boat Dealers Association, the show will feature boats, personal watercraft, ski equipment, four-wheelers, fishing tackle and boating accessories.
Professional bass anglers Mark Menendez, Kenyon Hill, Brad Hallman and Terry Butcher will be appearing.
Show hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday; noon to 9 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Tickets are $7 for adults. Ages 11 and younger receive free admission. On Thursday and Friday only, couples receive $10 admission.
Discount tickets are available at 7-Eleven stores. For more information, visit www.okcboats.com.
Tackle show at Cox Convention Center
After a two-year absence, Oklahoma City is getting a winter tackle show but with a new promoter and at a new location.
The Oklahoma Tackle and Hunting Show will be Friday through Sunday at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City.
The show will include tackle, fishing and hunting guides, gun and knife dealers, a dog show, fishing seminars, a kids' fishing pond, kids' archery shooting, bluegrass music, a wild turkey calling contest, a rattlesnake show and more.
Montgomery Productions of Adair, which has put on tackle shows in the Tulsa area for several years, has organized the Oklahoma City show.
Trophy bass guide Chuck Justice, Lake Eufaula crappie guide Todd Huckabee, pro bass angler Mike Delvisco and catfish angler Danny King will be conducting fishing seminars.
Former Tampa Bay pitcher Jim Morris, whose story was featured in the Disney movie “The Rookie” will be signing autographs Saturday.
Show hours are Friday from noon until 9 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Admission is $10 for adults, $3 for ages 6 through 12 and free admission for ages 5 and younger.
For more information, visit www.okctackleandhuntingshow.com.
Ducks Unlimited banquet in Edmond
Edmond Ducks Unlimited is having its annual fundraising banquet Feb. 5 at the Oak Tree Country Club.
Doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner being served at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $60 for singles, $75 for couples and $15 for greenwings. A corporate table is $550, and a sponsor couple costs $300.
To reserve tickets, call 282-8313. Register by Friday for a chance to win a prize.
WOW chapter organizing
An Oklahoma chapter of DIVA … WOW (Women Outdoors Worldwide) is forming.
An organizational meeting for the chapter is scheduled Saturday at H&H Gun Range in Oklahoma City from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
DIVA membership is open to women of any age who are interested in discovering their outdoor passion.
SHE Outdoor Apparel and Rawhide, an Oklahoma City western store, will be displaying products.
For information on the organization, visit divawow.org.