Outdoors calendar

The listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations may be required.


Today: Pinetucky Gun Club will hold an ICORE (International Confederation of Revolver Enthusiasts) shoot at 9 a.m. Cost is $4 for club members and $12 for nonmembers. Call (706) 592-4230 for more details.

Tuesday: The Sierra Club's Savannah River group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Unitarian-Universalist Church, Walton Way Extension. Todd Daniel, a Sierra Club expert on population issues, will present a program followed by discussion. The public is welcome. For details, call (706) 650-8314.

Friday-Saturday: An archery-only hunt will be held at Bussey Point in Lincoln County. Bag limit is two does and one quality buck (four points or more on one side or a 15-inch or greater outside spread). For details, call Ken Boyd at (800) 533-3478, ext. 1159.

Saturday: A Concealed Weapons Permit class for South Carolina residents will be held at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club in Windsor, S.C. Contact Robert Brewer at (803) 649-9972 or robcarbrewer@bellsouth.net for details.

Saturday: An ATA Registered Trap Shoot will be held at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club. Shooting will start at 10 a.m. Call (803) 640-0878 or e-mail carolinak80@aol.com for details.

Sept. 23: A Scholastic Clay Target Program meeting will be held at 3 p.m. at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club. This trap and skeet shooting program is open to all elementary through high school students. Contact Cecil May at cgmay2@peoplepc.com or call (803) 649-0390 for more details.

Sept. 23: A three-gun (rifle, pistol and shotgun) shoot will be held at 8:30 a.m. at Pinetucky Gun Club. Cost is $4 for members, $12 for nonmembers. Bring lots of ammo. Call (706) 592-4230 for more details.

Sept. 29: A Bowling Pin shoot with three classes of handguns (revolver, auto and .22 rimfire) will be held at Pinetucky Gun Club at 9 a.m. Cost is $4 for members and $12 for non-members. Call (706) 592-4230 for more details.

Sept. 29: NRA First Step Pistol Orientation classes will be held at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club. These classes are for beginning pistol shooters. Cost is $60. Contact Ed Majzlik at edmajzlik@atlanticbb.net or (803) 641-1742 to register.

Oct. 5-7: Graves Mountain, a former mine known for its rare - and sometimes very valuable - minerals, will be open to the public for the semiannual Rock, Swap & Dig event in which visitors can chisel away at rock outcrops in search of treasure.

The Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Fred Perry at (706) 791-5078.

To submit an item for the Outdoors Calendar, send to: Outdoors Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, Columbia County Office, 4272 Washington Road, Suite 3-B, Evans GA 30809; e-mail to rob.pavey@augustachronicle.com; or fax to (706) 868-9824.



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