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The Penobscot County Conservation Association has worked to preserve Maine’s sporting heritage, support wildlife conservation, promote sportsmanship, support student scholarships and youth education. Take part in this tradition by attending the 79th Annual Sportsmen’s Show beginning on Friday, March 10th from 5 to 9 PM, Saturday, March 11th from 9 AM to 8 PM and Sunday, March 12th from 9 AM to 3 PM. Tickets for adults and children 11 and up will be $8, weekend bracelets will be available at $15, and children under 12 enter for free. There will be one chance to win an Old Town canoe with each ticket. Set-up during the event will be 120 exhibitors of canoes, fishing and fly-tying equipment, hunting dogs, trapping and taxidermy, boat and marine supplies, outdoor apparel, bowhunting, camping equipment, backpacking, atv’s and firearms. A variety of interactive demonstrations and outdoor related presentations will be taking place during the event. The Sportsmen’s Show will be held at the University of Maine Field House, in demonstration rooms and at the pool. For a schedule of lectures, exhibitors and demonstrators visit This event is sponsored by the Penobscot County Conservation Association.