With more than 5 million women participating in shooting sports, an increase of 46.5 percent since 2001, this growing demographic will enjoy classes including:
•Intro to Handguns, 9 a.m., Conference Room 2
•Bird Hunting for Beginners, 9:30 a.m., Hunting near NICS counter
•Firearms Safety Depends on You, 11 a.m., Conference Room 2
•Archery for the Ladies, 1 p.m., Archery
According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, new target shooters – those who have taken up the sport in the last five years – are younger, female and urban when compared to established target shooters, or those participating for more than five years.
For women seeking to expand their knowledge and expertise in other areas, such as outdoor cooking, fly tying, orienteering and wilderness survival, classes will include:
•Beginning Fly Fishing and Fly Casting, 10 a.m., Conference Room 1
•Fishing 101, 10:30 a.m., Fishing by reel bar
•Sweeter Side of Grilling, 11 a.m., Outside front
•OutfitHER Fashion Show, Noon, Main drive aisle
•Hiking Tips and Trail Ideas, 12:30 p.m., Camping near African diorama
Classes will be taught by local experts and are free of charge.
Product specialists and industry experts will be on hand to answer questions and provide recommendations while offering suggestions to help ladies make the most of their next outdoor adventure.
“Ladies Day Out is a celebration of women in the outdoors,” said Scott Jones, general manager of the Reno store. “Cabela’s is proud to offer women not only the gear, but also the expert knowledge to pursue their outdoor passions.”
For a complete schedule of Ladies Day Out events, call 829-4100. Cabela’s in Reno is located at 8650 Boomtown Road in Verdi (I-80, Exit 4). For more information or to shop online, visit www.Cabelas.com.