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CFFCM’s Summerfest coming up


July 24, 2013

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (CFFCM)’s Summerfest: Anglers Market, Hardy Cup, Canvas Paint Out, Jubilee Day is coming up on August 3 and 4 at the center.

The Anglers Market features over 100 tables of fly-fishing and outdoors sports-related equipment, collectibles, fly tying materials, old rods, reels, and more. The market runs Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Once again, CFFCM will host The Hardy Cup, a bamboo rod casting contest. This event consists of three competitive casts: two for distance and one for accuracy. You’ll have a chance to win a Hardy flyreel. After casting for the Hardy Cup is completed, Hardy provides a pig roast barbeque. This no charge and everyone is welcome. On Sunday after casting has been completed, all winners will be announced at 1 p.m.

New this year will be an arts and crafts show, and the first outdoors art show in cooperation with Canvas, a monthly arts, culture and entertainment magazine. Artists will have their art for sale, and there will also be a Paint Out, in which each artist has a theme to complete over the weekend. All paintings will be featured in an art show in the Wulff Gallery and runs from August 15 through October 18. See more events in next week’s paper. Visit www.catskillflyfishing.org or call 845/439-4810.