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Chicago outdoors: Land and sea in Week 8 of winter shows

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From Woodstock to Indianapolis, there's options in the eighth week of outdoors shows around Chicago.

The Chicago Maritime Festival is Saturday at the Chicago History Museum. Above Richard Adrianowicz leads the sea shanty, ``All Hands,'' last year.


Bob Clouser, Spence Petros and Eric Haataja headline the Great Outdoors Expo at Woodstock North High School. This has grown quickly into a quality show.


The Lake Home & Cabin Show opens today at the Schaumburg Convention Center.


One of the last great 10-day shows, the Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show continues through Sunday is at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

Another year where I am not going to make it.


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

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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