Mississinewa to hold Outdoor Adventure Showcase, June 7



If you enjoy seeing new outdoor recreational items and ideas, you won’t want to miss the Mississinewa Outdoor Adventure Showcase on June 7. The 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 Mississinewa Beach, Miami State Recreation Area. Most activities are free with paid admission at the gate!
 
The day’s event 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.
  • Outdoor Zumba with Miami County YMCA at 12 p.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.
  • Bow Fishing demonstration below the Mississinewa Dam at 4 p.m.
  • Pottsie’s Pasttimes band 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 and Zoomers of Wabash.
  • Wave runners and ATVs with Maximum Power Sports
  • Bass and Bucks will have archery equipment demonstrations
  • Indiana Anglers – polish your casting skills.
  • Camping and Fishing equipment from Woody’s Camp and Bait
  • Peru Disc Golf Club – try your hand at disc golf!
  • Visit with US 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.
 
 

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