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Roadie 20, Tundra 35, 45 & 65

Mar
24
Fri
FMST Annual Conference
Mar 24 – Mar 26 all-day
FMST Annual Conference @ Elkin | North Carolina | United States

The weekend of March 24th through 26th kicks off the 40th Anniversary celebrations of the MST with an expanded annual meeting, the Gathering of Friends, in Elkin, a friendly trail town between Stone and Pilot Mountain state parks that has enthusiastically embraced the MST.

The weekend will officially begin Friday evening with a Hiking Boot Gala – an evening of fellowship and recognition of the accomplishments of the first 40 years.

On Saturday, the annual membership meeting will focus on where the trail is headed and goals for the next 40 years.  National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis, who will hike the MST in 2017, will be the keynote speaker.

Throughout the weekend – from Friday through mid-day Sunday – the Elkin Valley Trail Association is organizing a program of great Trail & Town Excursions – from hikes to mountain biking, from winery tours to paddling on the Yadkin – to help attendees explore the great MST sections in the area. Many of these will start mid-day on Friday, so plan to head up early to explore the area.

Mar
28
Tue
Greek Night in Greensboro @ Greensboro Shop
Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Greek Night in Greensboro @ Greensboro Shop | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States

Join us for GOPC Greensboro’s Greek Night on Tuesday, March 28.  Stop by anytime between 5pm – 9pm to shop our spring lines while mingling with fellow members of fraternities & sororities.

Members of fraternities & sororities wearing their Greek letters:
* will receive $15 off any in-stock item &
* be entered into our GOPC Greek Night Raffle (you don’t need to be present to win).

More information to come!!  Click “Going” to stay updated.
(Or Join our Facebook event for updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/1853745241507036/

Apr
5
Wed
Brews & Bobbins @ Winston-Salem Shop
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

We here at the Great Outdoor Provision Co. in Winston Salem are rebooting our fly tying classes this year with a little different format.

We’re dubbing it, (pun intentional) ….. Brews & Bobbins!

We’ll be hosting 1 of the tying classes in the shop and 2 of the classes out at the Foothills Tasting Room at 3800 Kimwell Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

The in-shop event will feature a local craft brew and the 2 out at Foothills will feature …. well … Foothills brews!

The dates and locations are as follows:

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 – Foothills Tasting Room
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 – Foothills Tasting Room
Wednesday, April 4, 2017 – GOPC in Thruway Shopping Center

We’ll have a couple of prizes:

Attend all 3 classes and be entered into a drawing for a pint cup from Hydroflask.
There will be a competition during the last class for the best fly tied, (novice & experienced.)

Patterns are still being determined.

 

Please find the information below:

The class runs from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm and is open to both novice and experienced tiers.
This series of instructional clinics provide a broad range of patterns for streams to lakes and ponds.

Cost is $15 per class with 7 spots available per class.

Tools and materials are provided (but you are welcome to bring your own).

To Register: Call (336) 727-0906 or stop by the Great Outdoor Provision Co. store in Thruway Shopping Center at 402 S. Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC.

GOPC15-Fish-Prep-Flies

Apr
9
Sun
River Run Film Festival | The Lost City of Z @ UNCSA Main Stage
Apr 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

THE LOST CITY OF Z

Plot

The spellbinding latest work from director James Gray (The Immigrant), The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization. An epically scaled tale of courage and passion, the film also features Robert Pattinson and Sienna Miller and is a stirring account of a conflicted adventurer driven to the verge of obsession.

Film generously sponsored by:

GOPC

SCREENINGS

Apr
11
Tue
GoPro Clinic @ Greensboro Shop
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
GoPro Clinic @ Greensboro Shop | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States

GoPro Clinic Co-Sponsored by NCKFA

Join Zach Wright, local GoPro expert, in our Greensboro shop on Tuesday, April 11th from 7pm – 8:00pm for tips on how to use GoPro cameras to capture your most memorable moments. We will be covering topics such as:

• Choosing Camera Modes & Camera Settings.
• Selecting Mounts & Accessories.
• Utilizing Quik Editing Apps for Phones & Computers.

NCKFA is providing snacks for the clinic.

Join our Facebook event for updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/767137010102057/

Interesting Stories of Greensboro Staff and Adventure

Rob Arends

Greensboro Shop Manager

Carrie Bonds

Benefitting customers with her lifetime spent outdoors (and her smile)

Bill Hoffman

Trail Runner, Paddler, Fun-lover

Top Recommended Hikes

Greensboro and surrounding areas are filled with great vistas!

Greensboro has everything: paddling and fishing at Lake Brandt or the Haw River, hiking and trail running at the Piedmont Environmental Center or the Watershed Lakes trails, and bike trails with majestic views at Hanging Rock State Park and Uwharrie National Forest. Whatever your pleasure is, the Great Outdoor Provision Co. will make sure that you have everything you need to meet the trail (or river) head on. From the big purchases, like a kayak, to the smallest, like a carabiner, Great Outdoor Provision Co. has you covered.

We don’t just carry all of the products you’ll need for your outdoor adventures. Our manager, Rob Arends, and his staff offers something equally, if not more important: knowledge and education about the great outdoors. We spend our off days using the same equipment we sell, so we can tell you what to expect where you’re going, and what things you do or don’t need.

Our motto – explore global, shop local – epitomizes the way we do our business. We want to open the world to exploration, and it starts with our community. Stop by our store, and let us show you what Greensboro has to offer. You might be surprised at the wilderness right outside our back door.

Store Manager:

Rob Arends
gopc801@greatoutdoorprovision.com

Fish Hippie Is Coming. stay Tuned!

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