The Family Rendezvous and Muzzleloader Sight-In will be Oct. 13 at the Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex at Platte River State Park near Louisville.
The shooting range will be open to the public from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for free. Visitors may try out a variety of primitive weapons: hatchets, atlatl, tomahawks, longbows and muzzleloaders. Visitors may sight in their muzzleloaders for $5 per gun.
An addition to the event this year is the Buffalo Run 5K and 1 mile youth run. Adults will complete three outdoor challenges during the run and children will compete one. A buffalo stew meal will be served free to runners and for $5 to visitors. Registration is limited to 50 adults and 25 children. Pre-registration is required. Visit: https://shopoutdoornebraska.ne.gov/Events/Event/Register?id=9&pid=8e7a34286c484d88b9b0835d2424d976 or call 402-234-2217.
A park entry permit is required.
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