West Central Ohio
East Central Ohio
Event outside Ohio
Upcoming rendezvous / reenactments / trade fairs
Sept. 25-Oct. 3, 2015 - NRLHF Eastern Primitive Rendezvous, Sunnyside Road, Thornton,
WV. Contact Booshway Mark "Ditto" Adamik, Jr., 330-604-0841, email@example.com or visit
www.easternprimitiverendezvous.com. Advance registration ends Aug. 26. Advanced registration fees
are $50 per adult for NMLRA members, $60 per adult for non NMLRA members. Children ages 17
and younger are free. Dependents 18 and older are $25 each. Registration at the gate is $10 more
per person, plus a $5 per day early setup fee. Trader fee $50, blanket trader fee $20. For more
details regarding fees and regulations, visit www.nrlhf.org, call 717-312-3016 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-registered sutlers may set up Tuesday, Sept. 22. Early setup is Sept. 23
and general setup is Sept. 25.
Sept. 26-27, 2015 - Ohio Heritage Days Festival and In the Spirit of Friends Antique and
Primitive Show, Malabar Farm, Mansfield (Lucas), Ohio. Contact www.malabarfarm.org.
Advanced registration required. No camp fee. Friday setup. Saturday evening potluck. Public hours
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Southeast of Mansfield.
Sept. 26-27, 2015 - 1778 Siege of Boonesborough, Fort Boonesborough, Richmond, Ky.
Battle re-enactment each day. 18th-century militia and settler camps, Native American Village,
merchants, traders, food, music. For information, visit www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org.
Address: 4375 Boonesborough Road, Richmond, Ky.
Oct. 1-4, 2015 - Riley Days, Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, Greenfield, Ind. Camp fee $20.
Potluck Saturday night. Contact Tracy Whisner 317-294-4348, blueriverlongrifles.com.
Oct. 3-4, 2015 - Feast of the Hunters' Moon, Fort Ouiatenon Historical Park, West Lafayette,
Ind. Contact Leslie Martin Conwell, coordinator, for an application, email@example.com, 765-
426-2128, www.tippecanoehistory.org. Juried event, time period is 1717-1791 . Public hours 9 a.m. -
5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. No pets. Address: 3921 S. River Road, West Lafayette, Ind.
Directions from east: Take I-65 to exit 172 and turn on to Indiana SR 26 west. Take SR 26 through
Lafayette and across the Wabash River to SR 43 and US 231. Turn left on US 231 south. Continue
south on US 231 for about 1 mile. Turn right at the traffic signal on to South River Road and proceed
south for about 2 miles.
Oct. 9-11, 2015 - Seneca Muzzleloaders Fall Rendezvous, club grounds, Tiffin, Ohio, Seneca
County. Contact John Miller, 419-447-2656. Black power shoot, archery and hawk & knife
competitions, adult and children's games, camp potluck Saturday evening. Registration is $20 on
site, or $10 plus a prize donation. Setup is Thursday evening and all day Friday. No pets. Located
along the Sandusky River five miles south of Tiffin at the Sandusky River Coon Hunters grounds.
Directions: From SR 53, turn east onto CR 6 and right onto TR 131. Follow signs.
Oct. 9-11, 2015 - Mississinewa 1812, Marion, Ind., Grant County. Contact www.mississinewa1812.
com, 800-822-1812, firstname.lastname@example.org. Commemoration of the Battle of Mississinewa.
Juried event. Call or email for information. Military encampment, Indian village, Rivertown, wilderness
area. Public hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission $5
in advance, $7 at the gate; ages 6-12 $3 in advance, $4 at the gate. Address: 6000 N 300 W27, La
Oct. 9-11, 2015 - NMLRA Ft. Roberdeau 18th Century Marketfaire and Rifle Frolic, Altoona,
Pa. More info at nmlra.org/fort-roberdeau. Juried 1770s fort event with 18th-century sutlers,
woodswalk and on-line shooting.
Oct. 9-11, 2015 - Harvest Moon Rendezvous, Infirmary Mound Park, Granville, Ohio, Licking
County. Contact booshway Randy Wolf, 740-928-8755, email@example.com,
harvestmoonrendezvous.yolasite.com. A pre-1840 event open to period shooters, sutlers,
buckskinners, re-enactors and craftsmen. Early setup Thursday. Period attire required by 9 a.m.
Friday. Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-noon Sunday. Saturday
evening potluck and Dutch oven cooking contest. Competitions include rifle match, hawk & knife,
woods walk, fire starting, archery. Walk-in shooters welcome in period clothing. No pets. Address:
4351 Lancaster Road, Granville, Ohio. Directions: Infirmary Mound Park is on SR 37 about three
miles south of Granville, Ohio. Take I-70 to SR 37 and go north about six miles.
Oct. 16-18, 2015 - Sons of Liberty Fall Rendezvous and Highland Games, Canters Cave 4-H
camp, Jackson, Ohio. Contact Norm Garringer, 740-773-3891, firstname.lastname@example.org. See
the Facebook page for more information. Setup anytime with a two-hour maximum setup and
teardown. Camp fee $10 for members and $15 for non-members ages 18 and older. Potluck
Saturday with meat provided. Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Competitions include Highland games,
woodswalk, hawk & knife, archery. Potluck dinner Saturday evening. Club provides beans. Address:
1362 Cave Road, Jackson, Ohio. Directions: Five miles north of Jackson off SR 35 on TR 223.
Oct. 17-18, 2015 - Schoenbrunn Village Colonial Trade Fair, New Philadelphia, Ohio,
Tuscarawas County. Contact Holly Smith, email@example.com, or text 330-933-6510, www.
schoenbrunnvillagefair.org. Juried event for vendors and participants 1750-1789; get application
from website. Demonstrators welcome. Camp fee $5 per person. Actual site of the Delaware
Moravian settlement 1772-1777, which has 17 reconstructed buildings on their original foundations.
Address: 1984 E. High Ave., New Philadelphia, Ohio.
Oct. 23-25, 2015 - Greene County Fish and Game Fall Rendezvous, Xenia, Ohio, Greene
County. Contact Jim Moody, 937-623-5846, or Shelia Bloom, 937-408-5089, hh_contact@yahoo.
com, gcfng.com. Camp fees $25 per family camp of two adults and children ages 15 and younger,
extra adults $10 each, walk-in shooters in period dress $10 per day, traders $25. Early setup
Thursday after 3 p.m. Rifle/smoothbore woodswalk, pistol match, BB gun match for kids, archery,
hawk & knife, pastry toss. No pets. Address: 1538 Union Road, Xenia. Directions: From SR 68, turn
onto Union Road and go 2.2 miles south to the club grounds. Look for a green and white sign at the
driveway on the left side of Union Road.
Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2015 - Fall Rendezvous, Kill-Um-Buck Longrifles, club grounds, Killbuck,
Ohio, Holmes County. Contact Don Helman, 419-869-8011, or Lou Tommelleo, 419-845-2700,
firstname.lastname@example.org. Shoot fees per person are $15 for one-day shoot, $25 for two-day shoot.
Camp fee waived if non-member shoots. Vendor fee $25. Competitions include woods walk, hawk &
knife, archery and children's scavenger hunt. Directions: From Millersburg, take SR 83 to SR 62 to
SR 520 to TR 54.
Nov. 6-8, 2015 - Pathways Women's Rendezvous, Seven Eagles Historical Education
Center, Grand Rapids, Ohio, Wood County. Vendors and campers contact Barb Dailey, 419-378-
9563, or Vicki Johnson, 419-601-2495, email@example.com. Black powder shoot, archery,
hawk & knife. Setup after 9 a.m. Friday. Limited inside sleeping accommodations available. Camp fee
$20 if pre-registered, or $25 on site. 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.
Nov. 7-8, 2015 - Pennsylvania Antique Arms Show, LULU Shrine Center, Plymouth Meeting,
Pa. Contact Carl Landis, 610-264-7991, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pagca.com. Buy, sell and trade
pre-1898 antique guns only. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Admission $7.
Address: 5140 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, Pa.
Nov. 28-29, 2015 - Winter Trade Days at the Fort, Fort Boonesborough, Richmond, Ky. 18th-
century merchants and traders in cabins and blockhouses. For information, visit www.
fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org. Address: 4375 Boonesborough Road, Richmond, Ky.
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Primitive attire required
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Camp will remain primitive
24 hours a day from
beginning to end
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Hooters (port-a-potties or
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