Paddlefest on June 3


FARMINGTON – The second annual Sandy River Paddlefest will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 3, rain or shine, from Strong to Fairbanks.

The paddle is 9.5 miles flat/quick/easy class I, and shuttles will be available. The river will be stocked with trout for a free fishing day.

There will be free fly tying, casting demonstration and instructions and kayak demonstrations at Fairbanks bridge, Route 4.

Breakfast and a chicken barbecue will be offered along with games, races, photo contest, prizes and 50/50 raffle.

For more information, call Gary O’Brien at 778-9214 or Heidi Richards at 684-2073.