Spring rendezvous / reenactments
May 23-27, 2013 - Memorial Day Rendezvous, Blue Ridge Rifles Inc.,
Schuylkill Haven, Pa. Contact Cathy Bates, 610-489-3878,
BlueRidgeRifles@verizon.net, sites.google.com/site//blueridgeriflesinc. Setup
after noon Thursday. Camp fee $20. Children ages 17 and younger are free
and must camp with an adult. No sutler fees, but prize donations appreciated.
Rifle, pistol and smoothbore shoots, including ladies, juniors and primitive
targets; instruction for novice shooters; archery; knife & hawk. Modern camp
available. Visitors welcome until 6 p.m. No pets.
May 24-26, 2013 - Bucksnort Longhunters Rifle Frolic, Elizabethtown,
Ky. Contact Mike Martin, 270-737-3849, or Paul Reed, 270-737-9154. Camp
fee $25. Modern camp available. Early setup Wednesday and Thursday.
Competitions include Friday and Saturday rifle and woodswalk shoots. Other
competitions include smoothbore, archery, hawk & knife. Potluck Saturday
night; meat provided. Open to public until 7 p.m. Provide your own water.
May 24-27, 2013 - Pioneer Days at the Mill, Wolf Creek/Pine Run Grist
Mill, Loudonville, Ohio. Contact Big Mark, 419-560-0136,
firstname.lastname@example.org, or Big Zig, 419-231-9280, www.
wolfcreekmill.org. Setup Thursday and Friday. Camp fee $10 per camp. No
extra fee for traders. Welcome to stay through Monday. Public hours 10 a.m.
-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Competitions include hawk & knife, archery
and shoots. Blanket shoots. Old-time music. Potluck Saturday evening.
Seeking demonstrators for any pioneer for pioneer skills. Non-potable water
available, but bring your own drinking water. Location: SR 3 south of
Loudonville and one mile south of Mohican State Park campground.
May 24-27, 2013 - Logan Hills Festival and Pre-1840 Rendezvous, Mad
River Muzzleloaders, Hall-Fawcett Park, Zanesfield, Ohio, Logan
County. Contact booshway Sam Miller, 937-407-5003,
email@example.com, or scribe Teresa Miller, 937-407-6430,
loganhills.homestead.com. Outdoor drama depicts local history. In conjuction
with Logan Hills Native Woodland Gathering pow wow. Setup Thursday and
Friday. Early setup available. Camp fee is $20 for pre-registered campers;
$25 for walk-in campers; $35 for vendors. Address: 4595 CR 153,
Zanesfield, Ohio. Location: Off SR 33 between Bellefontaine and Marysville.
May 24-27, 2013 - Sons of Liberty Spring Rendezvous, 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. Competition include
woodswalk, hawk & knife, archery. Potluck dinner Saturday evening. Club
provides main dish. Address: 1362 Cave Road, Jackson, Ohio. Directions:
Five miles north of Jackson off SR 35 on TR 223.
May 24-27, 2013 - Blue River Primitive Gathering, Blue River
Longrifles club grounds, Morristown, Ind. Contact Ron or Toni
Vandenbark, 765-785-2493, blueriverlongrifles.com. Potluck Saturday
evening. GPS only address: 11680 N. Blueriver Road, Morristown, Ind.
May 24-27, 2013 - ARMLC Ranger Voo, Clarksburg, W.Va. Contact John
Lamb, 304-622-1036, or Ron Shuster, 304-624-8891. Early setup May 23.
Camp fee $15 per person, or $18 at the gate. No sutler fees. Competitions
include woods walk, hawk & knife, archery. Camp feed Saturday evening and
games for everyone. Limited drinking water. Modern camp available.
Directions: From SR 50, take the SR 19 and 20 exit and head north. Turn left
onto Crooked Run and right onto Lamberts Run. Bear right at the Y in the
May 25-26, 2013 - Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous, Vincennes, Ind.
Contact Frank Doughman, Frank_Doughman@nps.gov; for citizen camp,
contact Ken Yochum, email@example.com, spiritofvincennes.
org. Revolutionary War reenactment, 1700-1812. Citizen camp is on the
French Commons, a fenced area across the street from the George Rogers
Clark National Historical Park. Setup begins at 1 p.m. Thursday for citizens
camp and vendors. Advanced registration required. Get application at
website, www.spiritofvincennes.org/rendezvous/index.htm. First-time campers
are asked to send a photo. Military camp participants on George Rogers
Clark grounds must be members of the Northwest Territory Alliance and
should call 812-882-1776. Military camp setup is Friday. Public hours 9 a.m.
-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Directions: From the east, take
SR 50 and follow signs to SR 41 south. Take the second exit onto Willow
Street and turn right.
May 25-26, 2013 - 18th Century Trade Fair, Fort Boonesborough,
Richmond, Ky. Contact Bill Farmer, 859-527-3131, ext. 216,
firstname.lastname@example.org. Address: 4375 Boonesborough Road, Richmond, Ky.
May 31-June 8, 2013 - Morgan County Rendezvous, Burr Oak State
Park, group camp site, Glouster, Ohio, Morgan County. Contact Jim
Lambert, 740-626-2455, email@example.com, www.mctfr.com.
Setup 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Camp fee $30 per person ages 18
and older if mailed by May 1; $40 at the gate. No extra trader fee. Send
check for camp fees made out to Morgan County Rendezvous with names
and phone number to Pat Tharp, 6100 Revenge Road, Lancaster, OH
43130. Competitions include archery, black powder shooting
smoothbore/rifle, pistol, hawk & knife. Other activities include children's
games, nightly entertainment, camp feast, silent auction with proceeds to
keep event going (pre-1840 item donations appreciated). Public days 9 a.m.
-5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. Address: 10660 State Park
Lodge Road, Glouster, Ohio. Directions: Take I-70 to Zanesville and take SR
60 South to SR 78 towards Malta. Follow signs.
May 31-June 2, 2013 - Living History Day: The Capture of Col.
Crawford, Crawford Park District, Lowe-Volk Park, Crestline, Ohio,
Crawford County. Contact Lou Tommelleo, 419-845-2700, tommelleo.1@osu.
edu. Juried Revolutionary War event. New participants must be approved.
Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 8 p.m. Saturday candlelight tour and 9
a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Re-enactments of the capture of Col. Crawford by
Revolutionary War group Colonel Crawford's Company and "running the
gauntlet." Demonstrations, period games, speakers. Camp dinner Saturday,
meat provided. Address: 2401 SR 598, Crestline, Ohio. Directions: Between
old US 30 and new US 30 on SR 598, north of Galion, and a half-mile south
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