Winter rendezvous and indoor trade fairs


(Collecting 2016 dates. Please send them to vicki@rendezvousohio.com)



Jan. 16-17, 2016 - Sons of Liberty pre-1890 Indoor Trade Fair, Canter's Cave, Elizabeth L.
Evans Outdoor Education Center Canter's Cave 4-H Camp, Jackson, Ohio,
Jackson
County. Contact Norm Garringer, 740-773-3891, normanga@roadrunner.com; dealers call Larry
Harris, 740-286-4058, www.canterscave4hcamp.com/events. Time period 1750-1890. Open 9
a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Table fees $25 per table. Admission $3 per
person, $2 in period dress, ages 12 and younger free. Food available onsite. Overnight
accommodations available at Harrison Powell Lodge. Address: 1362 Cave Road, Jackson, Ohio.

Jan. 16-17, 2016 - Frost Bite Camp, B&A Primitive Weapons Club, Roswell, Ohio. Contact
740-922-5015, www.ballandarrow.org. Potluck Saturday night; club provides meat. Take your own
drinking water. Camp fee $10, which includes one shooter. Additional shooters $10 each.
Address:  5190 Days Lane, Roswell, Ohio. Directions: Take I-77 to New Philadelphia, exit 81. Take
SR 39 east through New Philadelphia and continue about 5 miles to Roswell. Turn left onto Beaver
Dam Road (which becomes Main Street), then left onto Days Lane. Look for the bear signs.


Jan. 23-24, 2016 - Linton Trade Fair, Roy Clark Community Building, Linton City Park,
Linton, Ind.
Contact Larry McCoy, 812-886-6294, 812-847-9615, lmccoy7937@yahoo.com.
Hosted by Buck Creek Muzzleloader Club. 1750-1840. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3
p.m. Sunday. Admission $3; children 12 and younger free. Location: Hwy 54 in Humprey Park next
to Auto Zone.

Feb. 5-6, 2016 - 18th Century Artisan Show, The Country Cupboard, Lewisberg, Pa.
Contact John Getz, 570-658-7263, or Art DeCamp, 814-643-6343, ajdecamp@verizon.net,
18thcenturyartisanshow.com. Open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission $5.
Period jewelers, potters, furniture makers, copper smiths, tinsmiths, flintlock rifle and powder horn
makers and others. One room features muzzleloading gun parts and supplies. Address: 101 Hafer
Road, Lewisberg, Pa. Directions: Two miles north of Lewisburg, PA, on US 15 North, five miles
south of I-80, Lewisburg Exit 210A.

Feb. 6-7, 2016 - Living History Show, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, SR 53 and US 20,
Fremont, Ohio.
Contact Renee Rathfelder, Smiling Fox Forge, 419-334-8180,
smilingfox@smilingfoxforge.com, or Donlyn Meyers, Smoke & Fire Co., 419-878-8535,
store@smoke-fire.com, www.smoke-fire.com. Vendors and craftsmen from Medieval era through
Civil War. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. $4 per person; children 11 and
younger free with an adult. Food available on-site. Directions: Take the Fremont exit off the Ohio
Turnpike. Follow SR 53/US 20 to Fremont and follow fairgrounds signs.

Feb. 20-21, 2016 - Conner Longrifles Antique Arms: A Living History Trade Faire, Hamilton County
Fairgrounds, Noblesville, Ind.,
Hamilton County. Contact Mike Bird, 317-577-9364,
www.facebook.com/pages/Annual-Antique-Arms-Show-A-Living-History-Trade-Fair/164265667110812. Setup 10
a.m.-7 p.m. Friday. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission $7 Saturday, $5 Sunday, or
$10 for both days. Kids 11 and younger free. Door prizes and free parking. Address: 2003 E. Pleasant St.,
Noblesville, Ind. Directions: From Indianapolis, take I69 north to SR 37 and go north to Pleasant Street in Noblesville.
Turn left at the first light.

Feb. 26-28, 2016 - Winter Rendezvous, Seven Eagles Historical Education Center, Grand
Rapids, Ohio,
Wood County. Contact Mike Rupert, 567-298-1484, Vicki Johnson, 419-601-2495,
vicki@rendezvousohio.com, or Martin Nagy, 419-509-0095, MartinNagy@aol.com, or search
Seven Eagles volunteers (Grand Rapids, Ohio) on Facebook. Black powder shoot, hawk & knife,
ice fishing on pond if ice is good. Setup after 9 a.m. Friday. Indoor sleeping accommodations
available. Camp fee $15. Public welcome to walk through. Woodland Indian longhouse, French
trapper's cabin, pioneer log house, Scottish tavern, 18th-century trading post, blacksmith shop.
Address: 16486 Wapakoneta Road, Grand Rapids, Ohio. Location: One mile south of Grand
Rapids and one mile north of US 6.

Feb. 26-28, 2016 - Pricketts Fort Firearms and Accoutrements Show, Fairmont, W.Va.
Contact Greg Bray, 304-363-3030 or visit www.prickettsfort.org. Hours are 1-6 p.m. Friday, 9
a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3 at the door. Address: 88 State
Park Road, Fairmont, W.Va. Location: Two miles off I-79 at exit 139.

March 5-6, 2016 - Old Town Trade Fair, Assembly Hall, Greene County Fairgrounds,
Xenia, Ohio.
Contact Tim and Sharon Milligan, stitchersm@aol.com, 937-857-9745,
facebook.com/oldtowntradefair. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
Admission $3 per person, $2 if dressed in pre-1890 clothing; children 12 and younger free. No
animals. Food on-site. Address: 120 Fairground Road, Xenia, Ohio. Directions: From I-70 take the
US 68 exit and go south to Xenia. Turn right on Ankeney Mill Road and continue onto Fairgrounds
Road. From I-75, take the SR 35 exit to business route 35. At the courthouse, turn north and then
west on Fairground Road.

March 11-13, 2016 - Seneca Muzzleloaders Winter Rendezvous, club grounds, TR 131,
Tiffin, Ohio,
Seneca County. Contact Rob Gerding, 419-341-8657 or robbob@hush.com. No
competitions. Annual get-together and potluck Sunday afternoon for members and guests (and
anyone camping). No pets. Located at the Sandusky River Coon Hunters lodge. Directions: From
SR 53, turn east onto CR 6 and right onto TR 131. Follow signs.

March 19-20, 2016 - Kalamazoo Living History Show, Kalamazoo County Expo Center,
2900 Lake St., Kalamazoo, Mich.
Sponsored by Yankee Doodle Muzzle Loaders, Inc. Contact
Leslie Martin Conwell, P.O. Box 2214, West Lafayette, IN 47996, 765-563-6792, kalamazooliving
historyshow@gmail.com, www.KalamazooShow.com. Participants must pre-register. The largest
juried show in the Midwest with more than 270 craftspeople and dealers devoted to pre-1890
original or reproduction living history supplies, accoutrements and related crafts. Also, educational
programs, craft demonstrations and children's activities. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9
a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission $7 for one day; $10 for weekend pass. Children 12 and younger
free. Address: 2900 Lake St., Kalamazoo, MI. Directions: From I-94 West, take exit 81 to merge
onto I-94 Bus. Turn right onto Olmstead Road and the first left onto Lake Street.

Red -
Northwest Ohio

Blue -
Northeast Ohio

Orange -
Southwest Ohio

Purple -
Southeast Ohi
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Green -
C
entral Ohio

Rust -
West Central Ohio

Teal -
East Central Ohio

Black -
Event outside Ohio