Winter rendezvous and indoor trade fairs
Dec. 5-7, 2015 - 18th century Christmas Market, Prickett's Fort, Prickett's Fort State Park,
Fairmont, W.Va. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-4 Sunday. No charge to visit market
in visitor's center. Historical tour fees $3 adults, $2.50 seniors, $1.50 children ages 6-12. Guests
can browse historic products such as jewelry, ornaments, handmade items, baskets, books and
toys, and enjoy a cup of hot wassail from the hearth. Contact Pricketts Fort Memorial Foundation,
www.prickettsfort.org, 304-363-3030. Directions: The fort is 2 miles off I-79 at exit 139. Follow
signs to the state park.
Jan. 17-18, 2015 - 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, email@example.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.
Feb. 6-7, 2015 - 18th Century Artisan Show, The Country Cupboard, Lewisberg, Pa.
Contact John Getz, 570-658-7263, or Art DeCamp, 814-643-6343, firstname.lastname@example.org,
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. 7-8, 2015 - Living History Show, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, SR 53 and US 20,
Fremont, Ohio. Contact Renee Rathfelder, Smiling Fox Forge, 419-334-8180,
email@example.com, or Donlyn Meyers, Smoke & Fire Co., 419-878-8535,
firstname.lastname@example.org, www.smoke-fire.com. Two buildings of 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. 6-7, 2015 - 18th Century Market Fair, Bucksnort Longhunters, Pritchard Community
Center, Elizabethtown, Ky. Contact Dan Hill, 270-369-6129. Admission $3; children 12 and
younger free. Open noon-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Setup 8 a.m.-noon Friday. Table
fee $25 for both days, or $20 for walk-in trader. Food available. Address: 404 S. Mulberry St.,
Elizabethtown, Ky. Location: Junction of US 62 and the 31-W bypass.
Feb. 14-15, 2015 - Living History Faire, Fulton County Historical Society, Rochester, Ind.
Contact 574-223-4436, www.fultoncountyhistory.org, email@example.com. Pre-1890 event. Historic
attire preferred. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Address: 37 E. 375
North, Rochester, IN 46975. Location: 4 miles north of Rochester on New U.S. 31.
Feb. 21-22, 2015 - Conner Longrifles Antique Arms: A Living History Trade Faire, Hamilton
County Fairgrounds, Noblesville, Ind., Hamilton County. Contact Mike Bird, 317-577-9364,
Facebook page. 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
Feb. 27-March 1, 2015 - Winterfest Rendezvous, Seven Eagles Historical Education
Center, Grand Rapids, Ohio, Wood County. Contact Mike Rupert, 567-298-1484, Vicki Johnson,
419-601-2495, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Martin Nagy, 419-509-0095, MartinNagy@aol.com,
www.seven-eagles.com. Black powder shoot, hawk & knife, ice fishing on pond if ice is good. Setup
after 9 a.m. Friday. 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.
March 6-7, 2015 - Old Town Trade Fair, Assembly Hall, Greene County Fairgrounds,
Xenia, Ohio. Contact Tim and Sharon Milligan, email@example.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 7-8, 2015 - Living History Faire, Fulton County Historical Society Museum,
Rochester, Ind. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 574-223-4436. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9
a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Pre-1890 indoor show. Historical attire preferred. Address: 37 E. 375 N,
March 21-22, 2015 - 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
email@example.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.
March 21-23, 2014 - Seneca Muzzleloaders Winter Rendezvous, club grounds, TR 131,
Tiffin, Ohio, Seneca County. Contact John Miller, 419-447-2656. No competitions. Annual
get-together and potluck Sunday afternoon for members and guests. 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.
West Central Ohio
East Central Ohio
Event outside Ohio