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Blackpowder Shoot

October 8th & 9th, 2022 (past event)

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You are invited to our Black Powder, Muzzleloader Shoot at the Pleasant River Fish & Game Conservation Association in Columbia, Maine, on October 8th & 9th, 2022.  This is the second Blackpowder event we have hosted in recent years, and we hope to bring anyone and everyone with an interest in Blackpowder and history together.  We would like this to become a popular, annual gathering.

Planned events include:
     50 yard Rifle, Smoothbore and Pistol Competitions
     100 yard Rifle and Smoothbore Competitions
     Military Volleyfire Competitions
     Smoothbore and RifleWoods Walks
     Demonstrations, Fun shoots, and Plinking
     Open range times for Plinking.

Additionally, primitive cooking, crafts, and living history skills, and lifestyle will be on
display and all participants are encouraged break out their wools, buckskins, irons,
and woods, and plan on having a fun and interesting time.

As with all our activities we welcome the whole family and encourage everyone to get involved, get
hands on.

Overnight camping is available with primitive camping and primitive
living and history set-ups and demonstrations encouraged.  A Pot Luck Dinner is scheduled on Saturday night.

Our facility is located on the Pleasant River so activities such as hiking, fishing, swimming,
 & canoeing are available on site.

Cost: $20 for the weekend with camping, $15 Shooting only, $10 Saturday,
$5 Sunday shooting only. Youth under 12 free.

Vendors, presenters, or those with questions call Rick Henion at (207) 963-4052

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