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Outdoors show to support Otter Tail County’s Early Childhood Initiative

On Friday and Saturday, April 12-13, bring the family out for a fun-filled event at the Fergus Falls Community Arena.

The two-day Fergus Falls Area Outdoors Show will include more than 50 outdoor information and outdoor enthusiast booths.

There is no cost for admission, but free will donations will be accepted. All proceeds will go to support programs offered through the Otter Tail County Early Childhood Initiative.

The event will be going on from 3-8 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m.-5p.m. Saturday.

Friday night will include “Men’s Night” Health Screenings sponsored by Lake Region Health Care Foundation. There will also be talks on mental wellness, men’s cancer prevention and weight management for men.

At 6:30 p.m., keynote speaker and outdoor wildlife author, Gary Clancy, will share an inspirational story about his battle with cancer and his passion for hunting and fishing.

Saturday will be packed with family activities, including more than 50 health and wellness vendors, free youth activities including a 40-foot climbing wall and Fuel Up to Play booth, an area to have deer antlers scored for free, and lots of door prizes.

Saturday will also feature hunting, fishing, and wild game cooking seminars from 10 a.m- 3p.m.

For more information, call 218-736-5147 or go to