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Tackle Show opens Friday at State Fair Park

The three-day Oklahoma Tackle, Hunting and Boat Show will open Friday in the Cox Pavilion at State Fair Park.

Show hours will be from noon to 9 p.m. on Friday; 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday; and 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday.

General admission is $10. Admission for ages 6 to 12 is $5. Admission for seniors and military is $8.

For more information, visit

Last day for OKC Boat Show

Sunday is the final day of the OKC Winter Boat Show at State Fair Park in the Centennial and Cox Pavilion buildings.

The show opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m.

Tickets are $8 for adults. Ages 11 and younger are admitted free. For more information, visit

NWTF event set Saturday in Shawnee

The National Wild Turkey Federation is sponsoring a “Rockin' Retro Party” on Saturday from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Heart of Oklahoma Convention Center in Shawnee.

The night will feature games plus silent and live auctions for NWTF merchandise, including guns, lamps, artwork and more.

Cost is $15, and food and drinks are provided. For reservations, call T.J. Goodpasture at (903) 253-1593, or buy tickets online at

Edmond DU banquet scheduled Saturday

The Edmond Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its annual banquet Saturday at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. For tickets, call Greg Golden at (405) 641-0634, or buy online at or

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