BDN hosting Outdoors Expo in Portland

Posted May 04, 2013, at 12:38 p.m.

BDN Maine Events today inaugurated its first Portland-based event: the Outdoors Expo, a showcase of Maine outdoors gear, sports, and activities.

The Portland Exposition Building is the site for what BDN Events producer Pat Lemieux called “a truly exciting show for our Southern Maine Audience.”

“We have built an event that features all there is to do in Maine during the summer months,” Lemieux said, “and we have several talented authors and speakers, plus family-friendly activities including a climbing wall, a bungee jump, and a 70-foot inflatable obstacle course.”

The BDN Maine Outdoors Expo runs until 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Portland Expo, 239 Park Ave. Admission is $5, children under 12 are free. For information, visit BDNMaineOutdoorsExpo.com.