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Chicago outdoors: Far afield for week 7 of outdoors shows

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You have to travel a bit for the key shows, including one of the last 10-day shows, in the seventh week of show season around Chicago outdoors.

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One of the last great 10-day shows is in Indianapolis, where the Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show is at the Indiana State Fairgrounds from Friday through Feb. 24.

I have meant to check this show out for years, but it conflicts with some bowling coverage I do for the Sun-Times.

The Deer, Turkey and Waterfowl Expo is fitted into the bigger show from Friday through Sunday.

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The Milwaukee Muskie Expo is Friday through Sunday at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis.

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The Our World-Underwater is Friday through Sunday at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. There's another show I would love to visit, but haven't yet.

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The Chicago RV & Camping Show continues through Sunday at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

UPCOMING SHOWS

Feb. 22-24: Lake Home & Cabin Show, Schaumburg Convention Center

Feb. 23: Chicago Maritime Festival, Chicago History Museum

Feb. 23-24: Great Outdoors Expo, Woodstock North High School, Woodstock

March 2: Salmon Unlimited Swap Meet, River Park Moose Lodge, River Grove

March 2: Illinois Smallmouth Alliance's Bronzeback Blowout, Elmhurst American Legion

March 2-3: Elmwood All Outdoors Show, Elmwood High School and Grade School

March 6-10: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, Wisconsin Exposition Center, West Allis, Wis.

March 8-10: Canoecopia, Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wis.

March 9: Indoor Fishing Flea Market (Chicago Muskie Hunters), Rolling Meadows High School (ADD)
March 15: Fraternal Order of Police, Evergreen Park Lodge 27, outdoors show, 115 Bourbon Street. Tickets available at Evergreen
Park Police Department.

March 22-24: Rockford RV, Camping & Travel Show, Indoor Sports Center


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