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Fur Fashion Show Slated For U.P. Trappers Association’s July Event

Getting North American Fur Auctions to bring their famous fashion show to the 55th Annual National Trappers Association Convention and Outdoor Show has the U.P. Trappers Association and the NTA excited. NAFA takes the promotion of wild fur very seriously and their fashion shows are well attended and extremely popular.

Here's what they have to say about their own dedication to wild fur: “Every year NAFA, with the support of the Wild Fur Shippers Council, allocates hundreds of thousands of dollars to promoting wild fur throughout the world. Fashion and media events, designer workshops, and ads in today's top fashion publications ensure that wild fur has a place in today's fashion world.”

Those who watch one or both of the shows on Saturday July 26 will discover the beauty, versatility, and renewability of wild fur. As top Professional Models from Wisconsin display these exquisite garments, attendees will see a “green,” renewable resources turned into works of art. These two shows are sure to be one of the many highlights of the event.

Over 6,000 people are expected to be in attendance for the convention July 24-27 at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST, with Sunday hours 8:00 a.m. to noon. Admission is $10 for all four days and kids under 12 are admitted free.

World famous trapping and outdoor experts will be on hand presenting demos on an hourly basis. A complete listing of presenters and times is available at www.convention.uptrappers.com. Other information on the convention and the surrounding area can be found there as well. Hundreds of indoor vendors and even more “tailgaters” (Outside Vendors) will be there selling their wares. Many people who have never trapped or hunted attend the convention annually just to shop the countless unique items on sale by these fine vendors. “Great savings will be available with “convention specials” and no shipping charges.” stated Jim Fornetti longtime member of the U.P. Trappers Association. Countless activities will be happening, including fishing and games for the kids. The Antique Village and Museum (on the grounds) will be open Friday and Saturday, and there is even a dance on Saturday night featuring Runaway Train. Many local food vendors will be on hand with tasty food - even some local favorites like Great Lakes Whitefish and Pasties!!

Trappers and outdoor enthusiasts probably have never seen this much equipment and inventions in one place. Plan to bring the family and you may very well become one of those families who make the NTA Convention an annual vacation destination.


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