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ARE NOT provided.
Primitive attire required
rendezvous rules apply
Camp will remain primitive
24 hours a day from
beginning to end
Potable drinking water is
Hooters (port-a-potties or
other) are provided
In shoot listings …
roundball and open
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Rendezvous / reenactments / trade fairs
June 20-22, 2014 - Fort Recovery Harvest Jubilee
Rendezvous, Fort Recovery, Ohio. Contact Jeff "Copperhead"
Thomas, 419-790-9766. Setup June 19. Camp fee $10 plus $5 for
a medallion pre-ordered. Showers. Location: SR 49 at
Amabassador Park, Fort Recovery.
June 20-28, 2014 - NRLHF Old Northwest Territory Primitive
Rendezvous, Spencer, Ohio. Contact booshway Gary Flegel,
(330) 421-7451, firstname.lastname@example.org, or scribe Kelly Flegel, (330)
416-7673, email@example.com. Advance registration ends May 20.
Advanced registration fees are $45 per adult for NMLRA members;
$55 for non-members. Children ages 17 and younger are free.
Dependents 18 and older are $22.50 each. Early set-up fees are
$5 per day per adult if not pre-registered. Trade fee $35; blanket
trader $10. For more details on fees and rules, visit www.nrlhf.org,
call 717-312-3016 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Early setup
starts June 18. Gate hours: Early setup June 18-19, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.;
general setup June 20, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; public days, June 21-22, 7-9
a.m. (out by 10 a.m.) and 5-7 p.m. (out by 8 p.m.); June 23-27,
8-10 a.m. (out by 11 a.m.) and 3-5 p.m. (out by 6 p.m.). Public
days 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 21-22 and noon-3 p.m. June 23.
Admission $5 for ages 13 and older. Children ages 12 and
younger and military personnel with current ID are free.
June 21-22, 2014 - 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 21-28, 2014 - Midwest Rendezvous Inc., Grand Valley
Cap n Ballers Muzzle Loading Club, Hopkins, Mich. Contact
booshway Ron Nanzer, 616-776-1313, or segundo Dennis Priddy,
517-852-0939. Early setup Wednesday. Camp fee $40 per adult
age 18 and older, free for ages 17 and younger. Trade fee $30.
Modern camp available. Address: 3576 26th St., Hopkins, Mich.
Location: South of Grand Rapids.
(note new event) July 4-6, 2014 - Whitehouse 150th
anniversary celebration, Whitehouse, Ohio. Contact Red
Bear, 419-806-5147, or Barb or Steve, 419-877-6383. New event
seeks reenactors of Civil War and earlier time periods to camp or
walk through in period attire. Camp open Friday through Sunday.
Public day is Saturday. Fireworks and festival atmosphere.
July 5-6, 2014 - Pre-1840 Rendezvous, Zane Shawnee
Caverns and Southwind Park, Bellefontaine, Ohio. Contact
937-592-9592. Camp fee $15, which includes "one group" of
firewood. Fee for more wood. Competitions include hawk & knife,
archery, shoots. Other activities are Native dance demonstrations,
kids games, hiking trails and guided tours are available of cave,
museum and village. Address: 7092 SR 540, Bellefontaine, Ohio.
July 11-13, 2014 - Artillery Encampment and Demonstrations,
Crabill Homestead, Buck Creek State Park, Springfield, Ohio.
Contact Cindy Jackson, 937-362-4813,
email@example.com. Time periods 1754 (F&I) to 1865 (Civil
War). Public hours 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Artillery pieces to be
on display including howitzer, smoothbore, ordinance rifle, mortar.
Among the artillery units to demonstrate are the 1st Mad River
Light Artillery, 4th Indiana Light Artillery and the 19th Indiana Light
Artillery. Location: Buck Creek State Park at Overlook Drive and
Croft Roads, Springfield, Ohio.
July 12-13, 2014 - Revolutionary War - The Western Front,
Historic Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, Ind. Contact 260-437-2836,
firstname.lastname@example.org, www.oldfortwayne.org. Juried event,
1775-1783. Setup after noon Friday. Public hours 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Address: 1201 Spy Run Ave.,
Fort Wayne, IN 46805.
(Note new event) July 17-20, 2014 - F&I Grand Encampment,
Penn's Colony, Saxonburg, Pa. Visit grandencamp
ment.org/index.html for registration details and other information.
First-year event. Military reenactment of the French & Indian War,
1750 to 1763. Sutlers by invitation only. Camps for civilians, scouts
and spies portraying individuals from 1750-1763.
July 19-20, 2014 - Oak Ridge Festival, Attica, Ohio, Seneca
County. Contact Tamra Leddick, email@example.com,
567-224-6018, www.oakridgefestival.com. Event in conjunction with
a craft festival. Car show Saturday. Antique machinery display.
Competitions include primitive archery, rifle and smoothbore woods
walk, hawk & knife. Set-up Friday. Traders can set up Thursday.
Setup Friday. Tear-down 4 p.m. Sunday. Camp fee for
pre-registered families is $25 and $30 for traders, plus a prize
donation of $15 value. Walk-in fees are $5 more. Public hours 10
a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. No pets. Address: 15498 E. TR
104, Attica, Ohio. Directions: Go north from the US 224/SR 4
intersection in Attica and turn right on TR 104.
July 19-20, 2014 - Seven Years War/French and Indian War
Encampment, Fort Boonesborough, Richmond, Ky. Contact
Adam Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org,
www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org. Presented by The First
Virginia Regiment of Foot Hoggs Company of the Seven Years War
Battalion. Address: 4375 Boonesboro Road, Richmond, Ky.
July 25-27, 2014 - Gathering at Garst, Greenville, Ohio, Darke
County. Email email@example.com or call 937-548-5250.
Timeline event from French and Indian War to Civil War. Public
hours 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
Address: 205 N. Broadway St., Greenville, Ohio.
July 25-27, 2014 - Derby Days, Blue River Longrifles club
grounds, Morristown, Ind. Contact Mike Vandenbark,
317-326-4506, or Donnie Munden, 317-326-7ay639,
blueriverlongrifles.com. Camp fee $20. Potluck Saturday evening.
GPS only address: 11680 N. Blueriver Road, Morristown, Ind.
(Note date change) July 26-27, 2014 - Pioneer Days at the
Mill, Wolf Creek/Pine Run Grist Mill, Loudonville, Ohio.
Contact Big Mark, 419-560-0136, midnightrider_1840@hot
mail.com, 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.
July 26-27, 2014 - Rendezvous in the Sault, Sault Ste. Marie,
Mich. Contact Harry Burgess, 810-841-6412, or Rose Burgess,
810-841-3312. Visit www.historicwaterstreet.org/rendezvous for
registration form. Registration requested by July 15. Set up after
noon Thursday. 1668-1840 event at historic site on the banks of
the St. Marys River includes French, British, Revolutionary War,
War of 1812 and Fur Trade. Sunday breakfast provided (if
registered in time).