Published Feb. 15, 2012
The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition kicks off Friday with demonstrations of everything from fly fishing to cooking.
This year marks the 30th exposition, which attracts more than 500 artists and exhibitors from around the world. Organizers expect more than 40,000 people to attend the three-day expo, which includes oyster roasts, a sportsman ball and a gala, among many other events.
Nearly 300 exhibits open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Sunday, the exposition is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ducks Unlimited and other exhibitors from across the country will be there. Jack Hanna will host two animal shows with handlers from the Columbus Zoo, and chefs from Lowcountry restaurants will also have cooking demonstrations.
The event ends Sunday with a retriever demonstration, the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Show and the DockDogs Finals.