Game Fair and Country Sporting Weekend
The Orvis Game Fair andCountry Sporting Weekend will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22 at the Sandanona Shooting Grounds in Millbrook, N.Y. Orvis Sandanona is the oldest permitted shooting club in the U.S., dating back to the Thomas Jefferson Administration.
The Game Fair offers shooting, fly fishing, game cooking, hunting dogs, birds of prey, country wares, sporting guns, to sporting art and more. Children will delight in bird house building and painting, air rifle instruction and shooting, a bouncy house, balloons, dogs and more. Concessions will feature burgers, hot dogs, gourmet salads, ice cream, and kettle corn for the family, and cigars, scotch and wine tastings for adults.
Events include fly fishing demonstrations, dog training seminars, wildlife exhibitions, Land Rover driving course and more than 70 upscale exhibitors and vendors. The Game Fair starts at 9 daily. On Sunday morning, the 7th annual Orvis Cup, a prestigious competitive shot gunning event, kicks off at 9:30. The fair is free and open to the public; event participant fees vary.