Swaps & shows: Chicago outdoors Show & Go

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Considering how beautiful the weather will be this weekend, I am not sure if that is a good thing or a bad thing for a plethora of shows, swap meets and auctions.

Click here for the extended list of all winter shows around or related to Chicago outdoors.


Let’s startwith the local swaps meets and auctions.

DRiFT’s 23rd annual auction is Saturday at the Villa Park VFW.

Midwest Musky Club’s winter swap meet is Saturday at the Village Sportsmen’s Club in Alsip.

A bit farther away, one of the last 10-day outdoor shows in the county starts today when the Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show begins at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.TheGreat American Fly Fishing Expo is also at the Indiana State Fairgrounds today through Sunday.

The Chicago RV & Camping Show runs through Sunday at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

The Rockford Boat, Vacation & Fishing Show opens today and runs through Sunday at the Indoor Sports Center.

Bass Pro Shops Fishing Classic runs through Sunday.

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