The following is a calendar for outdoors recreational events in and around southern Wisconsin as of Aug. 17, 2018. Please note that readers are advised to contact clubs and organizations, especially in the event of inclement weather, to check the status of each listing.
Aug. 18: Benefit trap and sporting clays merchandise shoot for the Wisconsin Chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America. Argyle Rod & Gun Club, W9408, Highway 81 in Argyle. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Jim Rutledge at 608-558-7687.
Aug. 19: Baraboo Bowmen's ASA-style 2-man team shoot. Range located on Neuman Road. Food and drink available. See http://www.baraboobowmen.com.
Aug. 19: Columbia County Sportsman's League clay shoot. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also shooting Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Rio Conservation Club, W5950 Gorman Road in Rio.
Aug. 19: Oakland Conservation Club annual picnic fundraiser. Merchandise trap shoot. Club located 3 miles east of Cambridge on Highway A between highways 12/18. Call 608-444-3885.
Aug. 19: Roxbury Valley Trap Club's 40th Annual Bruno merchandise shoot, raffle, and chicken bar-b-q. Shooting starts at 9 a.m., dinners served at 11:30 a.m. Raffle drawing at 1 p.m. Located midway between Highway 12 and Roxbury on Highway Y. Call 608-643-4733.
Aug. 19: Waunakee Gun Club's weekly open shooting (5-stand sporting clays). 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Heated shooting pavilion. Also open for shooting Wednesdays 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 to 3 p.m. 6680 Ripp Drive in town of Dane. Call 608-669-0197 or visit http://www.wgcsportingclays.com.
Aug. 19: Open shooting at North Bristol Sportsman's Club. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 7229 N. Greenway Road in Sun Prairie. Also shooting Thursdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 608-837-6048.
Aug. 19: Hope Rod & Gun Club open shooting. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also open Mondays from 4 p.m. to dusk. 3435 Siggelkow Road in McFarland. Call David Murray at 608-770-9720.
Aug. 20: Deer Creek Sport & Conservation Club's monthly meeting. 7 p.m. 8475 Miller Road in Verona. Also, open shooting Thursday nights at 5 p.m. through Sept. 20. $5 for 25 birds. Call Ray Gilden at 608-516-6948.
Aug. 25 and 26: Valley Archers 3-D shoot. Registration 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Twenty-eight Rinehart targets. 9436 Braun Road in Black Earth. Call Ralph Okeson at 608-832-1533 or 608-235-4485.
Sept. 2: Merrimac Conservation Club’s Labor Day Weekend shoot. Located 1 mile west of Merrimac on Highway 78 and 113. Call Dick at 608-434-0246.
Sept. 28 and 29: 15th Annual Pioneer Gun & Collectibles Show. Noon to 8 p.m. (Fri.) and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sat.). Marquette County Fairgrounds in Westfield. $5 entry donation. Call 608-296-4146 or visit http://www.westfield-wi.com.
Sept. 29: Merrimac Conservation Club’s Fist Full of Dollars shoot. Located 1 mile west of Merrimac on Highway 78 and 113. Call Dick at 608-434-0246.