U.S. Powerboat Show
Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Annapolis. Information: Call 410-268-8828 or go to usboat.com.
Md. Trout Unlimited
Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. The monthly meeting of Maryland Trout Unlimited features representatives from Tochterman's, Backwater Anglers and Great Feathers Fly Shop presenting and discussing new fly-fishing gear. At Towson Presbyterian Church, 400 W. Chesapeake Ave. Open to the public: nonmembers welcome.
Appalachian Trail hike
Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m. Hike 7.6 miles on the Appalachian Trail through Harpers Ferry and the Maryland Heights Trail with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or call 410-263-1844.
Hurd run and walk
Nov. 10, 9 a.m. The Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk at Harford Community College honors the memory of a former history major at the college from 1999 to 2003 who was killed in 2008 by a distracted driver. On-site registration is 8a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at the Susquehanna Center auxiliary gymnasium. Information: harford.edu/heather or call 443-412-2449.
Wobble Trap League
Loch Raven Skeet & Trap Center, 12301 Dulaney Valley Road, Phoenix. Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 8p.m., through Nov. 15. 50 targets. Information: 410-252-3851, lochravenskeettrap.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.
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.
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, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bow qualifications are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. to dark; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, go to The Hunting Control Station is on Bald Eagle Drive, off routes 198 and 32. Information: mnha.net.
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