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Upcoming rendezvous / reenactments / trade fairs

Sept. 4-6, 2015 - Fall  Frolic Rendezvous,  B&A Primitive Weapons Club, Roswell, Ohio,
Tuscarawas County. Contact Bill Hanslik, 740-922-5082 or www.ballandarrow.org. Two-day trail
shoot. Knife and hawk throw.  Primitive bow trail. Prizes awarded Sunday. Kids games. Non-potable
water provided but bring your own drinking water. Ice available on sight. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Address: 5190 Days Lane, Roswell. 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.

Sept. 4-7, 2015 - Labor Day Rendezvous, Greene County Fish and Game, 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 woodswalks, 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.

Sept. 4-7, 2015 - Labor 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 Friday. 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.

Sept. 5-6, 2015 - Fall Rendezvous Black Powder Shoot, B&A Primitive Weapons Club,
Roswell, Ohio,
Tuscarawas County. Contact Steve Cronk, woundedhead53@roadrunner.com, or
Sally Holdsworth, lou50122@yahoo.com. Address: 5190 Days Lane, Roswell. 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.

Sept. 10-13, 2015 - Jennings Creek Council Fall Rendezvous, Camp Clay, Van Wert, Ohio.
Contact Clint Myers, 419-203-4232, clint@vwymca.org, and send registrations to him at 13347 SR
116 Van Wert, OH 45891. Set up after 2 p.m. Thursday. School day Friday. Pre-registration
appreciated, but not required. Camp fee $25 for two adults and children. Additional adults are $10
each. Competitions include rifle and smoothbore shoot, clay targets, archery, hawk & knife. Camp
meal provided Saturday; campers provide dessert. Council fire Saturday evening. No pets. Address:
9196 Liberty-Union Road, Van Wert, Ohio.

Sept. 11-13, 2015 - Pioneer Days, Lyme Village, Bellevue, Ohio, Sandusky County. Contact
Donna Warner, 419-499-0118, 419-483-4949, davwr@aol.com, www.lymevillage.com. Set-up after
noon Thursday and after 2:30 p.m. Friday. Student day 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Public hours
Saturday-Sunday until 5 p.m. Sunday service 9 a.m. No pets. Registration by July 1 is $3 per person
ages 13 and older (after July 1 is $5); 12 and younger free. Sutler/vendor fee $35 (or $50 after July
1). Address:  5001 SR 4, Bellevue. Locations: SR 4 between SR 113 and US 20.

Sept. 11-13, 2015 - Traditional Bow Shoot, B&A Primitive Weapons Club, Roswell, Ohio,
Tuscarawas County. Contact Duane Winkler, winky4@roadrunner.com, or Sally Holdsworth,
lou50122@yahoo.com. Address: 5190 Days Lane, Roswell. 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.

Sept. 12-20, 2015 - Fall National Championship Shoot, National Muzzle Loading Rifle
Association, Friendship, Ind.
Contact Leslie Martin Conwell, nmlraevents@seidata.com,
765-563-6792, about camp and activities; 812-667-5131 about shoots; www.nmlra.org.
Pre-registration preferred, but not required. Black powder shooting competitions, early American
crafts, heritage arts classes, interpreters and demonstrations, museum displays and lectures, wine
tasting, youth activities, vendors. Primitive and modern camp. GPS address: SR 62, Maxine Moss
Drive, Friendship, Ind.

Sept. 17-20, 2015 - Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival, lower level of Hedges-Boyer Park, Tiffin,
Ohio,
Seneca County. Contact Ron and Melissa Kramer, 419-447-6010, www.tiffinfestival.com.
Registration required. Early setup available after noon Wednesday. No set-ups Friday until after 2
p.m. and must be completed before 9:30 a.m. Saturday. No camp fee. Call for vendor fees. School
day Friday. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Lantern tour at dusk
Friday. No competitions. Saturday evening potluck. Saturday evening military ball. Directions: Printing
map from website recommended.

Sept. 19-20, 2015 - Trail of Courage, Fulton County Historical Society, Rochester, Ind.
Contact 574-223-4436, www.fultoncountyhistory.org, fchs@rtcol.com. Address: 37 E. 375 North,
Rochester, IN 46975. Location: 4 miles north of Rochester on New U.S. 31.

Sept. 25-Oct. 3, 2015 - NRLHF Eastern Primitive Rendezvous, Sunnyside Road, Thornton,
WV.
Contact Booshway Mark "Ditto" Adamik, Jr., 330-604-0841, mark.adamik@twcable.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
nrlhfoffice@gmail.com. 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, leslie@tippecanoehistory.org,
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, info@mississinewa1812.com. 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 Fontaine, Ind.

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, prwolf@centurylink.net,
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, normanga@roadrunner.com. 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, hollys@dennisondepot.org,  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.

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, vicki@rendezvousohio.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. 6-8, 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,
tommelleo.1@osu.edu. 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. 7-8, 2015 - Pennsylvania Antique Arms Show, LULU Shrine Center, Plymouth Meeting,
Pa.
Contact Carl Landis, 610-264-7991, poniexp1@verizon.net, 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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The following details are
assumed to be true at pre-
1840 events and will not  
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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
provided

Free firewood

Hooters (port-a-potties or
other) are provided

No pets

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Roundball and open
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water is NOT provided or
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