West Central Ohio
East Central Ohio
Event outside Ohio
Upcoming rendezvous / reenactments / trade fairs
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.
July 11-12, 2015 - 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.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Address:
1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805.
July 16-19, 2015 - F & I Grand Encampment: Braddock's Defeat, Portersville, Pa. Contact Jen
or Mark Wiley, email@example.com, 724-487-8617. Find registration form on Facebook
page, www.facebook.com/groups/braddocksdefeat2015. Registration deadline June 1. Address: 1512
Perry Highway, Portersville, Pa.
July 18-19, 2015 - Colonial Frankenmuth, Cass River Colonial Encampment, Frankenmuth,
Mich. Juried event seeking British, French and American Revolutionary War and French & Indian
War, Voyager Fur Trade reenactors and Woodland Indian reenactors. Advanced registration
required. Early setup for sutlers after noon July 17. Contact Brent Kemmer, firstname.lastname@example.org,
989-366-6531, 6685 W. Nestel Road, Houghton Lake, Mich.
July 18-25, 2015 - NRLHF Northeastern Primitive Rendezvous, French Azilum, Towanda, Pa.
Contact Booshway Alan Kraft, 716-791-4890, email@example.com, or Segundo Dennis Davis,
585-798-6089, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.northeasternprimitiverendezvous.com. Advance
registration ends June 18. 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 Tuesday, July 14. Early setup is
starts July 15 and general setup is July 17. Address: 469 Queens Road, Towanda, PA.
July 25-26, 2015 - Gathering at Garst, Greenville, Ohio, Darke County. Contact 937-548-5250 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 25-26, 2015 - 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).
July 31-Aug. 2, 2015 - Beginner Rendezvous, Seven Eagles Historical Education Center,
Grand Rapids, Ohio, Wood County. Vendors, demonstrators and campers are encouraged to
attend to help teach new people about rendezvous and living history. Contact Jan Lowe,
419-699-1253; Vicki Johnson, 419-601-2495, email@example.com, or Martin Nagy,
419-509-0095, MartinNagy@aol.com, www.seven-eagles.com. Black powder shoot, archery, hawk &
knife. Setup 9 a.m. Thursday-9 a.m. Saturday. Camp fee $15. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday
and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission fee. 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.
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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
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Roundball and open
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