Outdoor briefs

ORV event

BALDWIN — The Lake County ORV Outdoor Expo is set for Aug. 14-16 at the Baldwin Airport. There will be obstacle courses and a radio-controlled jet air show. The water obstacle course will open at 8 a.m. while the jet rallies open at 9 a.m. Overflow camping will be available along with free ORV classes to the youngsters and a youth archery shoot.

A blessing of the ORVs is set for Sunday afternoon.

The event is being hosted by the Lake County Sportsman’s Club, the area Chamber of Commerce and the Lake County Modelers and Flyers Association.

Bass tournament

BIG RAPIDS  — The seventh annual Mike Sims Memorial Bass tournament is set for 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 16 at Newaygo State Park. Check in time is 7 a.m. Lunch is provided after the tournament. There will be trophies for first and second place with a traveling championship plaque. The state park is accessible by taking U.S. 131 and going to exit 125 on Jefferson, west to Beech Street North.

Proceeds will benefit treatment of ALS.

Contact George Sims at (231) 388-0923 or Bob Kowal at (616) 893-7546.