Sept. 16. Third annual Solomons Offshore Grand Prix. Information: solomonsrace.com.
Sept. 22-24. The National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame third annual 3rd Annual Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous & Regatta, Annapolis. Any boat under 60 feet in length whose hull is built of from wood and whose design dates before 1970 may participate (including newer wooden boats built to pre-1970 design). Information: nshof.org.
Ephrata Bowmen 3D Shoot
Sept. 23, sunrise to 1 p.m. Thirty targets, 899 N. Maple St., Ephrata, Pa. Information: email@example.com or 717-490-2165.
Family Hiking Day
Sept. 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appalachian Trail Conservancy Visitor Center at 799 Washington St. in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., is hosting Family Hiking Day to introduce families to the Appalachian Trail. Free and open to the public. Information: appalachiantrail.org.
Great Pumpkin runs
Sept. 30. Great Pumpkin Fun Run to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Summers Farm in Frederick. The 100-acre farm at 5614 Butterfly Lane will host a 5K and 1-mile fun run/walk. Information: summersfarm.com. Information: Jo Ann Pruchniewski, 301-668-9045; Teresa Summers Greenwood, 301-620-9316.
U.S. Sailboat Show
Oct. 4-8, Annapolis. Oct. 4 is VIP preview day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Oct. 5-7 are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 8 is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 410-268-8828, usboat.com.
Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association club grounds, 3400 Northwind Road, Carney. Cost is $5 a gun. Information: Robert Batchelor, 410-592-9276.
U.S. Powerboat Show
Oct. 11-14, in Annapolis. Oct. 11 is VIP preview day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Oct. 12 and 13 are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 14 is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 410-268-8828, usboat.com.
Skeet & Trap
Skeet & Trap, wobble, 5-stand at Loch Raven Skeet & Trap Center, 12301 Dulaney Valley Road, Phoenix. Every week: Wednesday and Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Thursday, noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 410-252-3851, lochravenskeettrap.com.
Wobble Trap League
Loch Raven Skeet & Trap Center, 12301 Dulaney Valley Road, Phoenix. Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., through Nov. 15. 50 targets. Information: 410-252-3851, lochravenskeettrap.com.
Youth/family introduction to skeet shooting, Loch Raven Skeet & Trap Center, 12301 Dulaney Valley Road, Phoenix. Second Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., until winter weather. Register in advance. Information: 410-252-3851, lochravenskeettrap.com.
Adult introduction to skeet shooting, Loch Raven Skeet & Trap Center, 12301 Dulaney Valley Road, Phoenix. Fourth Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., until winter weather. Register in advance. Information: 410-252-3851, lochravenskeettrap.com.
Trap shooting, Carney Rod & Gun Club, 9721 Hilltop Drive. Sundays, 1 p.m.; Wednesdays, 6 p.m. $5 per round. Information: 410-668-1019.
Prepare for hunting
Patuxent Research Refuge North Tract hunting permits are on sale Mondays through Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bow qualifications are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to dark and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Hunting Control Station is on Bald Eagle Drive off routes 198 and 32. Information: mnha.net.
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