Widmer Brothers Rivers Edge Mountain Bike Marathon
U.S. National Whitewater Center; 50-mile race will serve as Southeast Mountain Bike Marathon Championships. Information: www.charlottemtnbike.com.
National Mountain Bike Oktoberfest
Fisher Farm Park in Davidson; four events that include the final race of the USA Cycling Ultra Endurance Calendar. Information: www.nationalmtboktoberfest.com.
Yellowfin Fall Brawl King Classic
Ocean Isle Beach. Entry fee $215 per boat. Entrants may choose to fish on either Oct. 25 or Oct. 26. Information: (910) 575-3474.
First segment of N.C. dove season;
Shooting hours are noon to sunset on Sept. 1 and a half-hour before sunrise to sunset thereafter; daily bag limit is 15 birds.
First segment of S.C. dove season;
Shooting hours are noon to sunset Sept. 1-6 and a half-hour before sunrise to sunset thereafter; daily bag limit is 15 birds.
Alligator Hunting Seminar,
10 a.m., Clemson Pee Dee Research & Education Center, 2200 Pocket Rd., Florence, S.C. Topics include capture and handling, rules and regulations, equipment and meat processing. Information: (803) 734-3886.
Lake Norman Wildlife Cruise,
Sponsored by the Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists. Queens Landing on N.C. 150 west of Mooresville. Check-in time is 12:45 p.m. and the cruise on the Lady of the Lake begins at 4. Tickets are $40 each or $75 per couple and include refreshments and hor d'oeuvres. Information: lakenorman wildlife.org or (704) 332-5696.