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Sept. 8: Deer Hunter Education. Caledon Natural Area Pavilion, King George County. 8 a.m. –4 p.m. Designed to teach safe, basic and advanced strategies for successful deer hunting. Mix of classroom and practical field instruction. Taught by certified Hunter Education Safety Instructors and DGIF personnel. Includes ethics, gear & guns/bows, stands & blinds, deer sign & stand selection, and more. Class ends with actual field dressing and butchering of a deer. Call Rick Wilks, 540/775-4625.
Sept. 13: 42nd Annual Fredericksburg Ducks Unlimited Beef and Crab Feast. Fredericksburg Rod & Gun Club. 2–10 p.m. Skeet shooting, live music, dinner, live auction. $95. Order tickets at ducks.org/ virginia/events/28734/fredericksburg-dinner. For details, call Will Dickinson at 540/405-3111.
Sept. 29: Waterfowl USA LOCS Chapter 21st Annual Banquet. Lignum, Ruritan Club. 5:30 p.m. Silent/live auction raffles.$50 single, $60 couple (includes membership and Waterfowl magazine subscription. For ticket information, call Frank Wade, 540/841-4100.
Oct. 20: Rappahannock River Bass Restocking Pig Roast Fundraiser. Fredericksburg Fairgrounds. Live music by Borrowed Time. 2–7 p.m. $20/person with kids under 12 free. Moon Walk, Casting Contest, Silent Auction, Raffle. Contact Bruce Lee, 540/226-2047.
HUNTER EDUCATION CLASSES
To register for a class, go to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fishing web site http://my.register-ed.com/panel/statelanding/ VA. For more on this activity, email Leonard Hart at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 8: Accakeek Hunt Club, Stafford
Sept. 8–9: Lake Anna State Park, Spotsylvania
Sept. 22–23: IWLA, Stafford
Oct. 6–7: IWLA, Spotsylvania
HOW TO SUBMIT ITEMS
E–mail the information, with subject line stating “Outdoor Calendar,”
to Ken Perrotte at email@example.com or mail it to Box 1069, King George, Va. 22485.