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101 Things To Do In Memphis #4: Mid-South Sports and Boat Show

by Melissa Thompson

Bring the whole family to the Number One Sports & Boat Show in the state - we have something for everyone!

Great deal son ski gear, wake-boards, water toys, fishing tackle, lures & much more! 

All the TOP DEALERS will be showcasing the newest Ski Boats!  Fishing Boats!  Pontoons! Runabouts and more!  All with special pricing and financing!‚Äč

It’s a Boat Buyin’ Bonanza and FUN for everyone!

Adults $10
Children 12 and under - Free

Friday, Feb 16th, 2 - 9 p.m.
Saturday, Feb 17th, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, Feb 18th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Agricenter
7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis, TN 38120
Tel: 901-867-7007
[email protected]

By and photo credit: http://www.memphisboatshow.com/

101 Things To Do In Memphis #56: Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

by Melissa Hayes Thompson

Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park is a 13,476-acre hardwood bottomland area bordering the mighty Mississippi River 13 miles north of Memphis featuring two lakes, Poplar Tree Lake and Lake Piersol, and mature Bald Cypress and Tupelo swamp. Most of the facilities are on top of the majestic Chickasaw Bluffs that rise from the bottomlands and are covered with large oaks, American beech, hickory and sweet gum. There are 10 state Champion Trees and two National Champion Trees as well as endangered and protected plants. Deer, turkey, otter, beaver, foxes and bobcats are plentiful throughout the forest. Over 200 species of songbirds, waterfowl, shorebirds and birds of prey, including the American Bald Eagle.

The park offers activities focused on the nature and beauty of the park including biking trails, boating, cabins, camping, a disc golf course, fishing, hiking trails, horse-back riding, picnic facilities and swimming. There is certainly something for everyone!

The Meeman Museum and Nature Center is located on the park's grounds. Exhibits include live snakes, turtles, salamanders, fish aquariums, stuffed animal exhibit, indoor live butterfly garden (open seasonally), bone table, insect table and a Native American exhibit.

The park also hosts a variety of fun activities! You won’t want to miss the upcoming Easter Egg Hunt on April 4th. Click here for more info.

Visit the website for additional info or call 901.876.5215

 

By and Photo Credit: tnstateparks.com

Germantown TWRA Mid-South Junior Fishing Rodeo!

by Your Key to Memphis Team

Take the kids fishing this Saturday, June 9 at Germantown's Johnson Road Park and let them enjoy the Germantown TWRA Mid-South Junior Fishing Rodeo. Children ranging from ages 6 to 12 will have a wonderful time fishing and competing for prizes. The Germantown Mid-South Junior Fishing Rodeo begins at 9:00 AM. Come early to claim a great spot around the lake. Participates are allowed only one fishing pole per person. Parents can assist in baiting or taking the fish off the hook. The rodeo is co-sponsored by MLGW.

For more information, contact Michelle McDonnell at 757-7382 or [email protected]. In the event of inclement weather, call 751- KNOW (5669) for details on event status.

Date: 6/9/2012 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cost: Free!

Location: Johnson Road Park
2970 Johnson Road
Germantown, Tennessee 38138

Age: 6 to 12 years

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