OUTDOORS CALENDAR

March 16, 2014 

ADVENTURE CAROLINA: Congaree National Park Trip, 12:30 p.m. Sunday and Saturday; closed Monday; Congaree River Trip, 2 p.m. Saturday. Reservations and fitting for rental equipment must be made at least 48 hours in advance. (803) 796-4505; adventurecarolina.com

THE BASS FEDERATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA: The 2014 tournament schedule is available at tbfofsc.com.

CAROLINA RIVER CONNECTION: Basic canoe, sea/rec and whitewater kayak instruction and rentals. Five guided trips for all levels of paddlers, including half-day, full-day and overnight trips. Meals are provided, and ages 8 and under paddle for free. Paddle the Saluda, Congaree, Edisto and Enoree Rivers. (803) 917-3920.

CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK: Tree Trek, 2 p.m. Saturday. Meet at the Harry Hampton Visitor Center, 100 National Park Road, Hopkins. (803) 776-4396; nps.gov/cong

GUIGNARD PARK: Guided Nature Tours hosted by Dr. Rudy Mancke, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. April 19. Participants should meet in the Guignard Park parking lot at the corner of Knox Abbott Drive and Axtell Drive. The 10 a.m. tour is designed for children and nature gifts will be provided to each participant. Tours are free but space is limited; register by calling (803) 550-9520 by April 4. cityofcayce-sc.gov

PALMETTO SPORTSMEN’S CLASSIC: Annual hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation show, March 28-30, at the S.C. State Fairgrounds, 1200 Rosewood Drive. Hours are noon-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, free for children 10 and younger. (803) 734-4008

SESQUICENTENNIAL STATE PARK: Nature Crafts, 9-11 a.m. April 15 and 17, 9564 Two Notch Road. Participants will make their own pinecone bird feeder using peanut butter and birdseed. Designed for all ages; adults must accompany children 15 and younger. Meet at picnic shelter No. 5. No registration required. Free with park admission. (803) 788-2706; SouthCarolinaParks.com

TROUT UNLIMITED PISGAH CHAPTER FLY FISHING SCHOOL: 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. May 3 at Harmon Field on Harmon Field Road, Tryon, N.C. Students will receive instruction from experienced anglers as well as a hands-on learning session. Cost is $125 for adults, $100 for college students, and $75 for children age 12-18. Fee includes lunch. Equipment will be provided. Register at pisgahchaptertu.org.

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