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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.

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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/
Apr
22
Sat
Piedmont Earth Day Fair @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Piedmont Earth Day Fair @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds  | Winston-Salem | North Carolina | United States

Mark your Calendar!  The Eleventh Annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds.

The Piedmont Earth Day Fair is the largest Earth Day celebration and one-day environmental education event in the region. Thanks to the support of our sponsors and community partners, the Piedmont Earth Day Fair is a FREE event including free parking, free admission, free activities and free entertainment throughout the day.  Program partners will provide workshops and demonstrations throughout the day, and many activities will be geared toward inspiring and engaging children in learning about sustainability.

The theme of the 2017 Piedmont Earth Day Fair is “Support the Planet and Celebrate the Community.” Piedmont Environmental Alliance hosts the largest Earth Day celebration and one-day environmental education event in the region. The fair includes great food and music, activities for adults and kids, and wonderful exhibitors who share ideas and products related to green living.

May
6
Sat
Fly Fishing Class — Triad @ Private Pond in Germantown, NC
May 6 all-day

The Great Outdoor Provision Co. Fly Fishing Class is a very comprehensive one day course with two instructors for six to eight students.

We’ve packed a lot of information into an eight hour day, including: casting, knots, equipment, fishing strategies and fly selection, for cold water, warm water and saltwater species.
Beginners can expect to learn the skills that will allow them to catch fish on their own, and intermediate level fly fishers can advance their casting skills and fill in some holes in their technical knowledge.

We provide all equipment, including a textbook, a few flies, as well as lunch and drinks. Just bring your sense of humor, a willingness to have fun and learn, but register early.

*All Winston-Salem fly fishing registration is handled by the Winston-Salem shop*

To Register Please

a) Call (336) 727-0906
b) email the staff at gopc601@greatoutdoorprovision.com
OR
c) stop by the Great Outdoor Provision Co. store in Thruway Shopping Center at 402 S. Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC.

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Winston-Salem is heaven for the avid outdoorsman. We have both lakes and rivers, allowing for a variety of daytime trips, from paddling the frisky Dan River to fishing right in town at Salem Lake.  Our incredible staff members cite Hanging Rock State Park as one of their favorite places in the country for climbing and exploring. There are seven miles of natural trail way around Salem Lake, and Pilot Mountain and the Sauratown Trail are great options if you have a bit more time.

We here at Great Outdoor Provision Co. want you to take advantage of everything Winston-Salem has to offer – even the things you don’t know about yet! Our manager, Darren Schwartz, and his staff have worn paths in many of the trails around Winston-Salem, from the most popular to the obscure, can’t-even-find-it-on-the-Internet places. We don’t mean for these best-kept secrets to stay secret, though! At our store, we’re more than happy to share all of the knowledge we’ve gathered with you.

Throughout our adventures, we have spent time testing several of the products in our store. You may not realize that the backpack that feels great when you wear it for five minutes in the store will rub your sides raw after eight hours on the trail. That’s where we come in. We’ll tell you what has worked for us and what hasn’t, so you can make an educated decision about your outdoor purchases. Come check out our store at the Thruway Shopping Center – we can’t wait to see you!

Store Manager:

Darren Schwartz
gopc601@greatoutdoorprovision.com

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