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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/

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

Fish Hippie is Here!!

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