Outdoor adventures

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The city of Pickens hosted its first [cointent_lockedcontent]Venture Outdoors festival on Saturday, with activities around the city highlighting all the area has to offer when it comes to outdoor sports. Above, children take off for a bike race at the Town Creek Bike Park behind the Pickens Recreation Department. Other activities included a trail run, fly-fishing demonstrations, a beekeeping workshop and much more. Rocky Nimmons/Courier