ADVENTURE CAROLINA: Tube Launch, noon, today and Saturday; Congaree Trip, 2 p.m. Saturday; Saluda Trip, 1 p.m. todayand 11 a.m. Saturday; Date Night Paddle, 5:45 p.m. Wednesday; After work Congaree Trip, 5:30 p.m. Thursday; and K-9 Trip, 5:30 p.m. Friday ; Fall Leaves Paddle, 2 p.m. today; and Haunted Halloween Paddle, 5:45 p.m. Oct. 29, 1107 State St., Cayce. Reservations and fitting for any rental equipment must be made at least 48 hours in advance. (803) 796-4505, adventurecarolina.com
CAROLINA RIVER CONNECTION: Basic canoe, sea/rec and whitewater kayak instruction and rentals. Five different guided trips for all levels of paddlers including half day, full day and overnight trips. Meals are provided, and ages eight and under paddle for free. Paddle the Saluda, Congaree, Edisto and Enoree Rivers. (803) 917-3920; www.carolinariverconnection.com
CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK: Canoe tour reservations for the fourth quarter through Dec. 31 are open; by phone only. Call (803) 776-4396, ext. 0, to speak with a ranger. Voice mail or email reservations will not be accepted. The park is at 100 National Park Road, Hopkins. nps.gov/cong
LAKE MURRAY: 5th annual Lexington County Law Enforcement Officer’s Association Oktoberfest Bass Tournament, 6 a.m. late registration; 6:30 a.m. participants meeting, Oct. 17 at Larry Koon Landing. Registration: $125. www.lcleoa.org; www.lexingtonoktoberfest.com
SANTEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE: Public hunting of white-tailed deer and raccoon season, Monday-Saturday on Pine Island; Fall migration bird walks, 7:30 a.m. Saturday and Oct. 20 at the Refuge Visitor Center, 2125 Fort Watson Road, Summerton. Bring binoculars and a field guide. (803) 478-2217; www.fws.gov/santee
MIDLANDS CUSTOM ROD BUILDING CLUB: Adults and children interested in learning how to build fishing rods are welcome. Meet 10 a.m. Nov. 3 & Dec. 1 at the Windemere Club, Blythewood. (803) 735-8994
Submissions should be sent by 5 p.m. Thursday to statesports@ thestate.com.