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Louisville Boat, RV and Sportshow showcases latest outdoor gear, gadgets

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It may be cold outside, but it's not too early to start thinking about hitting the lake and camp sites this summer. Keith Kaiser is checking out the boats and RV's at the 2014 Louisville Boat, RV and Sportshow.

While winter temperatures are keeping the region chilly, the 2014 Progressive Insurance Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow returns to the Kentucky Exposition Center January 22nd through the 26th, bringing with it hundreds of new boats, RVs and hunting and fishing accessories, plus a variety of activities for all ages - in water or on land.

Plenty of family fun including like a chance to walk on water in Rockin', Rollin' Bubbles; an opportunity to try stand-up paddleboarding, canoeing and kayaking at Paddlefest; hunt for wild game.

Plus learn about outdoor skills through RV Bootcamp and Boating 101.

The show's youngest visitors have the chance to meet some creepy crawlers and learn about conservation camp or try their hand at fishing at the Kid's Trout Pond, free for children 12 and under.

Boating, fishing, hunting and RV enthusiasts have the opportunity to view and compare hundreds of the newest boats and RVs, plus hundreds of booths showcasing the latest outdoor gear, gadgets and destinations.

The event features competitive deals from more than 150 regional boat and RV dealers, plus dozens of outdoors-related companies.

Adult tickets are $10, and senior citizens admission is $8. Children under 15 and active military (with military ID) are free.

Event show hours vary by day:

Wednesday, January 22 - 5 - 9 p.m.
Thursday, January 23 - 12 - 9 p.m.
Friday, January 24 - 12 - 9 p.m.
Saturday, January 25 - 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, January 26 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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