October 5, 2022

AmericanHummus

Food & Travel Enthusiast

43rd Annual Home, Sport and Travel Show underway in Bemidji – Bemidji Pioneer

BEMIDJI — The Sanford Center was a buzz of activity on Friday afternoon as the 43rd Bemidji Jaycees’ Home, Sport and Travel Show kicked off for the first time since 2019.

The event continues through 8 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Sanford Center. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for ages 6-17. Children 5 and under will be admitted free.

Joseph Mattson, 1, checks out a machine at the Ironhide Equipment booth with his grandma, Barb Martin, at the 43rd Annual Home, Sport and Travel show on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the Sanford Center.

Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer

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Attendees browse the Growing Our Future booth at the 43rd Annual Home, Sport and Travel show on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the Sanford Center.

Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer

“Everybody knows that once the Home, Sport and Travel Show happens, spring is around the corner and it’s just a great opportunity to showcase our local businesses in town,” said Jaycee member Eva Fisher

during set up on Thursday

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Attendees spin the wheel at the Bemidji Police Department booth to win a prize at the 43rd Annual Home, Sport and Travel show on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the Sanford Center.

Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer

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From left: Jim Perish, guest services, and Steve May, security, greet attendees to the 43rd Annual Home, Sport and Travel show on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the Sanford Center.

Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer

The Jaycees are hoping folks are ready to get back out and hit their rite-of-spring event.

“As events are happening more, we anticipate a lot of people from the community coming through and making those relationships and connections with the businesses here,” Fisher said.