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Sep
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Special Events :: Fundraiser also Special Events :: Garage Sale
River Gear Swap End-of-Season Celebration
2:00 PM
Marantette Park
River Gear Swap   End-of-Season Celebration Description:
Flathead Rivers Alliance and Montana Kayak Academy will hold their first annual end-of-season river gear swap and celebration on Public Lands Day, Saturday, Sept. 24th, 2022 2:00-6:00 PM at Marantette Park (133 13th St. E., in Columbia Falls). This is your chance to buy, sell and swap rafts, kayaks, SUPs, duckies, roof racks, overnight gear, and other river gear while supporting both nonprofit organizations. Come toast to a great float season! Join us 4:00-6:00 PM for a bite to eat and bring a cup and we will fill it up.

RIVER GEAR SWAP OPTIONS

DONATE USED GEAR

Drop donated used river gear at Lary's Fly & Supply (604 Nuclues Ave., Columbia Falls, MT) now till Sept. 23rd. Donated gear will be sold Sept. 24th during event and 100% of those proceeds will benefit FRA and MKA programming. *If you’re donating life jackets specifically for Flathead Rivers Alliance’s loaner life jacket program make sure to include note on life jacket. Organization will decide if it meets criteria for loaner program.

SELL USED GEAR

River Gear Swap is open to anyone who wishes to sell, buy or trade gently-used river gear with other individuals. Any river gear is welcome, including (but not limited to) rafts, kayaks, canoes, paddles, PFDs/Life Jackets, roof racks, overnight river gear. Participants need to come ready to receive or offer cash or venmo payments for gear (depends on your preference of payment). Person to person exchange only. If you would like to sell gear at the event, we ask for a 15-20% donation to MKA and FRA.

For more information:

Sheena Pate, Flathead Rivers Alliance, info@flatheadrivers.org, www.flatheadrivers.org
Dave Meyers, Montana Kayak Academy, dave@montanakayakacademy.com, www.montanakayakacademy.com/
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Marantette Park
Address: 133 13th St E Columbia Falls, MT 59912
Phone: N/A

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