West Central Ohio
East Central Ohio
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Upcoming rendezvous / reenactments / trade fairs
May 21-25, 2015 - 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 22-25, 2015 - Logan Hills Festival and Pre-1840 Rendezvous, Mad River Muzzleloaders,
Hall-Fawcett Park, Zanesfield, Ohio, Logan County. Contact booshway Sam Miller, 937-407-5003,
firstname.lastname@example.org, or scribe Teresa Miller, 937-407-6430, loganhills.homestead.com.
Outdoor drama depicts local history. In conjunction 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 22-25, 2015 - Seneca Muzzleloaders Spring 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.
May 23-24, 2015 - Settler's Reenactment on the Village Grounds, AuGlaize Village, Defiance,
Ohio. Contact Cheryl Daniel, 419-636-2560, www.auglaizevillage.com. 1750-1812-era event. Public
days 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Address: 12296 Krouse Road, Defiance, Ohio.
May 23-24, 2015 - First Siege 1813, Fort Meigs, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121,
800-283-8916, email@example.com, www.fortmeigs.org. Pre-registration required by May 8. Public
hours 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission $9 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students.
Address: 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Address: 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio.
Directions: From I-75, take Exit 192 (I-475, exit on left), then take Exit 2 (SR 25 / Dixie Hwy). Turn
north on and go about three miles. Turn west onto Indiana Avenue (SR 65) Indiana Avenue becomes
West River Road. Fort Meigs is a half mile on the right.
May 23-24, 2015 - Spring Trade Days, Fort Boonesborough, Richmond, Ky. Social and
business gathering of merchants, traders, artisans, Native Americans, militia members, longhunters,
scouts, and others. For information, visit www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org. Address: 4375
Boonesborough Road, Richmond, Ky.
May 23-24, 2015 - Feast of the Ste. Claire, Port Huron, Mich. Contact Harry Burgess,
firstname.lastname@example.org, or Rose Burgess, email@example.com,
belletre#!feast-of-st-claire/c1f3j. Advanced registration required. No camp fee. Mid-18th to early
19th-century French, British, American, Native American, fur trade and voyageurs. Setup after 10
a.m. Thursday and leave before noon Monday. Public hours 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10
a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission $8 per adult, $6 per student or senior, $20 per family. Music,
dancing, battle and weapon demonstrations, puppet shows, storytelling, games, talks on colonial
topics. Dogs with leashes and shot records are welcome. Location: On the St. Clair River, near I-94,
I-69 and Canada.
May 23-24, 2015 - Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous, Vincennes, Ind. Contact Frank Doughman,
Frank_Doughman@nps.gov; for citizen camp, contact Ken Yochum,
firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
June 5-7, 2015 - Beaver Shoot, Kill-Um-Buck Longrifles, club grounds, Killbuck, Ohio,
Holmes County. Contact Jeanne Gordon, 330-770-8668, or Kathi Frantz, 330-858-4628. 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.
June 5-12, 2015 - Morgan County Rendezvous. Burr Oak State Park, 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, 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.
June 12-14, 2015 - Pioneer and Primitive Arts Festival, Fort Firelands, Marblehead, Ohio,
Ottawa County. Contact Jeff or Terri Barton, 419-366-9611, 419-734-1237, firstname.lastname@example.org,
www.fortfirelands.com. Pre-1865 event. No camp fee. Setup anytime Friday. Meat for Saturday dinner
provided. Take a side dish. Public hours 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Demonstrations
appreciated. Address: 5650 E. Harbor Road, Marblehead. Location: SR 163 west of SR 269.
June 13-14, 2015 - Fort Ancient Celebration, Lebanon, Ohio, Warren County. Celebration of
Native American history, music and dance. Pre-1840 camp. Contact Jack Blosser, 513-932-4421,
800-283-8904, email@example.com. No camp fee. Public hours 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11
a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Location: Seven miles southeast of Lebanon on SR 350. Directions: Exit I-71 at
Wilmington Road (exit 36) and take Middleboro Road south to SR 350. Turn right to the park.
June 13-14, 2015 - Feast of the Strawberry Moon, Harbor Island, Grand Haven, Mich.
Contact Tri-Cities Museum, 616-842-0700, firstname.lastname@example.org,
www.tri-citiesmuseum.org/Feast-of-the-Strawberry-Moon.html. Juried 18th-century event for Native
American, voyageurs, fur traders, military. Applications due by May 15; download application form
from website. No camp fee, except $35 for traders and $20 for blanket traders. No pets. Location:
West of the US 31 drawbridge, Grand Haven, Mich.
June 13-14, 2015 - Siege of Fort Wayne 1812, Historic Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, Ind.,
260-437-2836, email@example.com, www.oldfortwayne.org. Juried event. Public hours 10 a.m.-6
p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Address: 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, Ind.
June 19-21, 2015 - Fort Recovery Harvest Jubilee Rendezvous, Ambassador Park, Fort
Recovery, Ohio. Contact Jeff "Copperhead" Thomas, 419-206-0959. Camp fee $10, plus $5 for a
medallion. No pre-registration needed. Early setup June 18. Camp dinner Saturday. Activities include
hawk & knife, cannon ball toss, round robin and others.
June 19-21, 2015 - Fort Harrod Settlement & Raid, Old Fort Harrod, Harrodsburg, Ky. Contact
David Coleman, 859-734-3314, for application. Time period 1750-1800. Depicts the start of
Kentucky's first permanent settlement June 16, 1774. The 18th-century re-enactment includes
settlers, longhunters, Natives, sutlers and battles. Public days 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday with
paid admission to fort. Battle at 2 p.m. both days. Address: 100 S. College St., Harrodsburg.
June 20-21, 2015 - War in the Wilderness, Battle for North America, Houghton Lake, Mich.
Juried French & Indian War encampment. Full military tactical reenactment for artillery, horse and all
infantry and Woodland Indians. Setup June 19. Sutler fees are $25 and blanket traders are $10.
Register by May 1. Contact Brent Kemmer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 989-366-6531, 6685 W. Nestel
Road, Houghton Lake, Mich.
June 20-21, 2015 - Muster on the Maumee, Fort Meigs, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact
419-874-4121, 800-283-8916, email@example.com, www.fortmeigs.org. Pre-registration required by
June 5. Public hours 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission $9 adults, $8 seniors, $5
students. Address: 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Address: 29100 W. River Road,
Perrysburg, Ohio. Directions: From I-75, take Exit 192 (I-475, exit on left), then take Exit 2 (SR 25 /
Dixie Hwy). Turn north on and go about three miles. Turn west onto Indiana Avenue (SR 65) Indiana
Avenue becomes West River Road. Fort Meigs is a half mile on the right.
June 24-July 1, 2015 - NRLHF Old Northwest Territory Primitive Rendezvous, Glencoe, Ky.
Contact booshway Wayne Badida, 859-466-5691, firstname.lastname@example.org,
www.oldnorthwestprimitiverendezvous.com. Please note this event begins and ends on Wednesday.
Advance registration ends May 24. Advanced registration fees are $50 per adult for NMLRA
members; $60 for non-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.
Trade fee $50; blanket trader $20. For more details on fees and rules, visit www.nrlhf.org, call
717-312-3016 or email email@example.com. Pre-registered vendors may set up Saturday, June 20.
Early setup is Sunday and Monday, June 21-22, and general setup is Tuesday, June 23. Public days
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 27-28. Admission $5 for ages 13 and older. Children
ages 12 and younger and military personnel with current ID are free.
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