Winter rendezvous and indoor trade fairs

Indoor Trade Fairs

Feb. 21-23, 2014 - Muzzleloading and Accoutrements Trade Show,
Prickett's Fort, Prickett's Fort State Park, Fairmont, W.Va.
Pricketts Fort Memorial Foundation,, 304-363-3030.
Open 1-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
Admission $3. Location: Prickett's Fort State Park is 2 miles off I-79 at exit
139 in Fairmont, W.Va.

March 1-2, 2014 - Old Town Trade Fair, Assembly Hall, Greene County
Fairgrounds, Xenia, Ohio.
Contact Tim and Sharon Milligan,, 937-857-9745, 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 8-9, 2014 - Living History Faire, Fulton County Historical
Society Museum, Rochester, Ind.
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,
Rochester, Ind.

March 15-16, 2014 - 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, 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.

April 12-13, 2014 - Standing Stone Trade Faire, Fairfield County
Fairgrounds, Lancaster, Ohio.
Contact Mike Tharp, 740-653-6081. Time
period 1700-1890. Admission $3 adults, $2 in period attire. Children 12 and
younger free. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Address:
157 E. Fair Ave., Lancaster, Ohio.

Winter rendezvous

Past events

Jan. 18-19, 2014 - 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,; dealers call Larry
Harris, 740-286-4058, 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,

Jan. 25-26, 2014 - 1750-1840 Trade Fair, Roy Clark Community
Building, Linton City Park, Linton, Ind.
Contact Larry McCoy,
812-887-1373, Hosted by Buck Creek
Muzzleloader Club. 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. 1-2, 2014 - Living History Show, Sandusky County Fairgrounds,
SR 53 and US 20, Fremont, Ohio.
Contact Renee Rathfelder, Smiling Fox
Forge, 419-334-8180,, or Donlyn Meyers,
Smoke & Fire Co., 419-878-8535,, 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. 7-8, 2014 - 18th Century Market Fair, Bucksnort Longhunters,
Pritchard Community Center, Elizabethtown, Ky.
Contact Danny 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

Feb. 15-16, 2014 - Conner Longrifles Antique Arms: A Living History
Trade Faire, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St.,
Noblesville, Ind.,
Hamilton County. Contact Mike Bird, 317-577-9364,!/events/482443798455832. 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. Directions: From Indianapolis, take I69 north
to SR 37 and go north to Pleasant Street in Noblesville. Turn left at the first

Jan. 18-19, 2014 - Frost Bite Camp, B&A Primitive Weapons Club,
Roswell, Ohio.
Contact 740-922-5015, Blanket
shoot Saturday; shooters provide $15 prize. Potluck Saturday night; club
provides meat. Homemade wine tasting, so take along  bottle or two to
share. Ice available. No drinking water provided, but non-potable water
available. 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.

Feb. 7-9, 2014 - Winter Rendezvous, Independent Mountain Men of
Pennsylvania., Parker, Pa.
Contact Chuck Grabenstein, 724-538-4717,; Gene, 724-586-7220; Camp fee
$10. Saturday potluck and music in the tavern. Address: 400 Squaw Valley
Road, Parker, Pa. Directions: From SR 80, take exit 42 for Emlenton. Take
SR 38 north to SR 208. Follow SR 208 north toward Emlenton. Turn right on
Squaw Valley Road (easy to miss). On Squaw Valley Road, stay right at the
Listings assume these
items are provided free.
They won't be included in
listings (to save space).

Primitive attire required
Pre-1840 primitive
rendezvous rules apply
Camp will remain primitive
24 hours a day from
beginning to end
Potable drinking water is
Free firewood
Hooters (port-a-potties or
other) are provided
No pets
In shoot listings …
roundball and open
sights only

If your camp differs from
these norms, please
mention the change.
(For example, potable
water is NOT provided or
pets are allowed.)

Before traveling to an event,
please call or email the
contact people. Sometimes
events are canceled or
changed without notice.