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15th Annual Heritage Day June 17th
Please join us on June 17, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 4:00
PM at our new location at 101 Shady Lane, Carlisle, Pa
17013 for the 15th Annual Heritage Day!
We are offering a great day of activities:
Over 60 Fly Fishing Vendors, Exhibitors, Seminars and
Speakers. All-day Fly casting instruction and Fly Casting
Games, Fly tiers in action Raffles and auctions.
Events will be held in the museum, the adjacent Comfort
Inn, and along the banks of the Letort Spring Run. Suggest
you bring your own lawn type chair.
10:00—Ed Jaworowski / "Casts and Techniques for Dry
Fly Fishing” under all conditions.
11:00—Tom Gilmore / Presentation to include highlights
from Tom’s new book: “Fly Fisher’s Guide to
1:30—Greg Hoover / “Streamside Aquatic Insect
FREE admission for children 15 years of age and younger,
Register is $10.00 at the event. Lunch Trucks will be
available to purchase lunch.
REMEMBER! Museum members qualify for a special
lodging rate of $74.00 + taxes at the Comfort Inn.
If interested in a Vendor spot, please call Jerry Girard at
PFFMA 18th ANNUAL FALL FUND-RAISING BANQUET
The Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Museum’s 18th Annual Fundraising Banquet and Auction will be held Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Comfort Suites Carlisle, 10 South Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA 17013.
Festivities begin at 5PM with a cash bar, silent and live auction item viewing, and musical entertainment. A buffet dinner begins at 6 PM., followed by our annual museum induction ceremony. A short presentation containing slides from the private collections of Vince Marinaro, Jim Bashline and Lefty Kreh will follow the induction ceremony.
In addition to the many silent and live auction items, we will be drawing the winning raffle tickets for the 5 Fly Rods and the 5 Guide/Hosted Fly Fishing Trips. Raffle tickets are available online and may also be purchased at the banquet.
Buffet banquet tickets are $40 each. The buffet includes, salad, rolls, 2 entree selections, starch, vegetable, chef's choice dessert and coffee and iced tea. A vegetarian entrée option is available with advanced notice. Buffet tickets may be purchased online, or by sending a check to: PFFMA, PO BOX 205, Boiling Springs, PA 17007. Deadline for banquet ticket purchase is Friday, November 4th.Overnight guestrooms are available at a rate of $89.00 per night with a $4.00 per night per vehicle parking charge. A hot continental breakfast is included in the guestroom rate. Reservations may be made by calling 717-960-1000.
As the banquet is one of the main fundraisers for the year, we will happily accept any donations, fly fishing related or not. Please contact Jim Rainey at email@example.com if you wish to donate any items, trips, gift cards, services, etc.
Live and Silent Auction Items
We have an awesome line-up of auction items for your bidding pleasure. Included are an array of fly fishing trips, rods, reels, artwork, books, and other items. If you are attending the banquet, you may bid on these items during our LIVE and SILENT auctions. But if you cannot attend, you may submit a proxy bid. Here is how the proxy bids will work.