RANGELEY — Everything Moose will happen in Rangeley and Oquossoc this weekend during the Moose Lottery Festival, sponsored by the Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Association. There will be moose calling, moose stash geocache, fishing derby, barbecues, three days of family fun and the moose lottery.

Schedule of events:

Friday

* Tagged fishing derby begins. Registration and boat inspection for invasive plants at Rivers Edge, Oquossoc, 6 a.m.

* Vendor booth setup in Oquossoc. Registration at the association booth, noon.

* Registration for moose lottery events at Moose Alley, 4 p.m.

* Semifinals of World Invitational Moose Calling Contest at Moose Alley, 6 p.m.

* Begin Moose Festival bowling event at Moose Alley (50 percent of bowling revenue will be donated to Casting for Recovery), 7 p.m.

Saturday

* Tagged Fishing Derby continues. Registration closes at 10 a.m.

* Moose Alley bowling event continues.

* Golf driving range event at Mingo Springs.

* Adventure climbing playground, climbing wall/bounce house/bungee trampoline, in Oquossoc Village.

* Guide ATV ride begins, meet at public park and ride lot on Depot Street, just off Main Street at 8:30 a.m.

* Moose stash geocache contest at Oquossoc Marine, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

* Turkey Shoot at RRG&SA Rifle & Pistol Range, Morton Cutoff Road, Oquossoc, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

* Fun trap shooting contest, Rangeley Sporting Clays and Trap Club, Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

* 15 Target 3D archery contest at RRG&SA Clubhouse archery area, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

* Flycasting contest at RRG&SA Clubhouse pond, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

* Canoe/kayak event at Ecopelagicon, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

* Sailing regatta/race at Lakeside Convenience & Marina, 10 a.m.-noon

* Art show at The Gallery at Stoney Batter Station, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

* Rangeley Public Library event for children, 10:30 a.m.-noon

* Rangeley Health & Wellness Pavilion family fitness event, noon- 2 p.m.

* Maine professional guides meeting at Oquossoc Marine, 12:30 p.m.

* Book signing and story telling by retired Maine Guide John Ford at Ecopelagicon, 1 p.m.

* Finals of the World Invitational Moose Calling Contest at the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Oquossoc, 2-3:30 p.m.

* DIFW’s 2012 Moose Lottery Drawing at Oquossoc Marine, 4 p.m.

* Baked bean supper at RRG&SA Clubhouse, Oquossoc, 6:30-8 p.m.

Sunday

* Adventure climbing playground, climbing wall/bounce house/bungee trampoline, in Oquossoc Village, all day.

* Nature photography workshop by Nick Leadley, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Call 864-2328.

* Archery instruction by Mac Dudley at RRG&SA Clubhouse archery area, 10 a.m.-noon.

* Flycasting instruction at RRG&SA Clubhouse pond, 10 a.m.-noon.

* Avery sporting dogs demonstration by Eric Bartlett at Bald Mountain Camps, Oquossoc, 10 a.m.-noon.

* Zesby trick shooting team at Rangeley Sporting Clays and Trap Club, Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc, 10 a.m.-noon.

* Conclusion of fishing derby, 11 a.m.

* Fly casting demonstration by Joe Loughran at RRG&SA Clubhouse Pond, 11:30 a.m.

* Awards ceremony at Oquossoc Marine, 1 p.m.

For more information, visit rangeleyoutdoors.com.

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