Elk Expo August 18 & 19th

Date: 18-Aug-2018

Details

The Elk Expo will be returning to Pennsylvania’s Elk Country August 18th and 19th, 2018.  The grounds of the Elk Country Visitor Center will come alive for this weekend of celebrating everything elk.  There will be a variety of nature/environmental based seminars all weekend long, including an update on Pa’s elk herd by Jeremy Banfield.    Freddie McKnight will be doing a Predator Hunting Seminar on Saturday and a Trail Camera seminar on Sunday.   The Pa Game Commission will again be doing a session with their canine officer.

The Keystone Elk Country Alliance Conservation Education staff will have a variety of programs and activities running through out the weekend.   The Pa Game Commission Elk License drawing will take place Saturday at 1:00 and the KECA Elk Tag Raffle will be drawn Sunday at 1:00.

The Elk Expo is bringing back John Manders, Caricature artist, and he will be available to draw your caricature at no cost to you.   Story Teller, Denny Murray will be spinning tails through out the weekend to keep you entertained with a variety of fun stories.

If music is more your thing, don’t worry!  We have you covered, the Wrangler Band, Against The Grain and Nick Forsythe will be bringing a wide variety of music to the event.  Can you grunt, bugle, mew, gobble, cluck and yelp?   Our popular NWTF Youth Turkey calling contest and KECA Elk calling contest for both youth and adult will be entertaining the crowds. Prizes will be awarded.  There will also be areas to try out archery, air rifle, atlatl’s. 

As always, the Elk Expo will feature a huge variety of vendors from wildlife calls, outfitters, outdoor recreation, arts & crafts, wine, clothing and of course FOOD!  Bring an appetite and you won’t go away hungry.  Parking at the Center is limited to handicap parking, please use one of the designated parking areas, you will be shuttled to the event.  The Elk Country Visitor Center will have horse drawn wagon rides, 4D story theater, interactive exhibits and much more for you to see and do.  For more information, a list of vendors and a schedule of events, go to ElkExpo.com  

Upcoming Events






VISITOR CENTER SEASONAL HOURS
June - August:
7 days a week 8am – 8pm
September – October:

7 Days a Week | 8am – 8pm
November – December:
Thursday – Monday | 9am – 5pm Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
January – March:

Saturday & Sunday Only | 9am – 5pm **Closed Easter Sunday
April – May:
Thursday – Monday | 9am – 5pm
(closed Tues & Wed)
**Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, 1st Day of Buck, Christmas, New Years**