Outdoor Adventure Expo Workshops

WORKSHOPS & DEMOS


 

Demonstrations at Workshop Tent

Check out these great sessions in the Workshop Tent in the middle of the field.

RE Farm Café

1 pm - 2 pm

Join RE Farm Café for a culinary demo. 

RE Farm provides Farm to Table dining, and regenerative farming while fostering community connections!

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Nittany Ridge Apiary

2 pm - 3 pm

Want to learn more about the basics of beekeeping? Mike Dahlberg will lead a 30-minute workshop on the how-tos of beekeeping including what type of equipment you need, what to do with it, and when to start. For those not ready for their own hive, Mike will share alternate ideas on how to increase the pollinator population in your area. 

This is a hands-on workshop where people are encouraged to ask and invited to touch the hive and honey extraction equipment. The session will culminate with a honey extraction from recently pulled frames.

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Scheduled Vendor Workshops/Demos

 Meet these vendors in their tents for these fun and informative workshops and demos 

Wild Trout Fly Fishing, LLC. 

12 pm - 1 pm & 3 pm - 4 pm 

Dave will be doing a casting demo on Spring Creek

Dave Swan teaches fly fishing as well as provides guide services and does commercial fly tying.

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Local Historia

Tours leave hourly from 1 pm - 4 pm

Local Historia is here to shine light upon the past, connect with community in the present, and preserve local history for the future. Sign-up for historic walking tours of Talleyrand Park and the surrounding area. 

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PA Wilderness Skills

1 pm - 2 pm & 4 pm - 5 pm

PA Wilderness Skills will be doing a variety of wilderness survival demos at their tent.

PA Wilderness Skills offers outdoor/camping/hiking-type merchandise for sale. Along with wilderness skills kits, they put together.

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Journeyman Hammocks

1:30 pm & 2 pm

Join Journeyman Hammocks at their booth and learn everything you need for a warm, comfortable, dry night’s sleep under the trees.

Elevate your camping experience with Journeyman Hammocks. Test our simple, complete, robust Journeyman Hammock Camp today. Get off the ground. It’s better up here.

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American Fly Fishing Company 

2 pm - 3 pm & 4 pm - 5 pm

Interested in learning how to fly fish? Jamie SanFilippo will hold hourly casting demonstrations at her tent. Get hands-on experience with fly fishing rods. Stop by her tent to enter to win a FREE Half Day Guided Trip for Two.

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All Day Vendor Workshops/Demos

 Meet these vendors in their tents for these fun and informative workshops and demos 

Sue’s Salves

All Day

Meet Sue in her tent for a workshop that includes using medicinal plants to create herbal remedies. Sue will be showcasing how to Make herbal medicine such as salves & tinctures.

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Talleyrand Croquet

All Day

Have an interest in croquet? Join the Talleyrand Croquet Club for a pick up game of croquet for fun and social entertainment.

TCO Fly Shop

All Day

TCO will be offering a fly tying demo at their tent.

Formed in 1990, TCO Fly Shop is the largest, most Complete Fly Fishing Outfitter on the East Coast. TCO (Tulpehocken Creek Outfitters) was named after one of the finest tailwater fisheries in the East, the Tulpehocken Creek.

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Freeze Thaw Cycles

All Day 

Freeze Thaw will offer all-day demos

Located in the centre of downtown State College, PA, we are proud to serve a variety of cyclists including Families, Beginners, Students, Racers, Cross-Country Journeyers, Gravel Enthusiasts, Epic Mountain Trail Seekers and any future category of bicycle riding that is yet to be discovered and embraced by us. Our crew specializes in finding you the perfect bicycle and outfitting you with the right gear for any adventure you have in mind.

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Tussey Mountain Outfitters

All Day

TMO is offering all-day demos of canoes and kayaks.

Is it finally time to pick up a canoe or kayak? Have a quick paddle on Spring Creek thanks to TMO!

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Girl Scouts

All Day 

Girl Scouts will have a variety of activities for kids

At Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania, we support girls who choose to raise their voices on causes they support. We strive to help each girl tap into her leadership potential and use her voice to build a more just community. We respect the rights of each individual girl and adult member of our Movement to make their own decisions regarding participation in demonstrations, protests or marches in support of causes they care about.

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