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2024 Events
I'm adding 2024 events as I receive them or verify them.
 
If you know dates for events in 2024, please let me know by emailing them to Vicki@RendezvousOhio.com ... 

This list includes events that take place in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. 

Click here for national/regional events that are at least five days long.

(Last updated July 6, 2024)
 

2024 events

July 22-27, 2024 - Pioneer Life Week, Carter Caves State Resort Park 344 Caveland Dr., Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164. Contact 606-286-7009, https://parks.ky.gov/events/ pioneer-life-week-3809. A week dedicated to the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and settlement of lands around the Ohio River. Pioneer camp open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Saturday. Programs throughout the week include tomahawk throwing, black powder rifle demonstrations, spinning and weaving demonstrations, primitive fire making, pioneer clothing interpretation and other living history skill demonstrations.

July 26-28, 2024 - Gathering at Garst, 205 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio. Hosted by Garst Museum and Darke County Park District. Contact 937-548-5250, info@gatheringatgarst.com, www.gatheringatgarst.com, Facebook page www.facebook.com/gatheringatgarst.

July 26-28, 2024 - Gunmakers Fair at Kempton, Kempton Community Center, Kempton, Pennsylvania. (Near Dixon's Muzzleloading Shop where the event took place for 37 years.) Contact John DeWald, 570-220-6450, Gunmakersfair@yahoo.com, https://gunmakersfair.wixsite.com/gunfair, www.facebook.com/GunmakersFairKempton. Seminars, gunmakers, artisans, horners, reenactors, vendors of 18th and 19th centuries. Rifle and accoutrements judging and awards. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission $5 per person ages 16 and older.

July 30-Aug. 4, 2024 - Mackinaw Rendezvous and Trade Fair, Mackinaw City, Michigan. Contact sniderconst@centurylink.net, mackinawcity.com/ rendezvous-in-mackinaw--18th-century-trade-fair-114.

Aug. 1-4, 2024 - Ohio Valley Mountain Men Summer Rendezvous, 157 Richmond Lane, Glen Easton, West Virginia. Contact Allen Gellner, 304-650-4657. Gun trail woods walk, archery trail walk, painted target shoot, hawk & knife, fire starting, kids games. Camp fee $20. Dealers welcome with no extra fee. Camp feed Saturday night. Ice available. Service pets only. Public welcome 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Aug. 2-4, 2024 - Gnadenhutten Pioneer Days, 352 S. Cherry St., Gnadenhutten, Ohio. Contact Ed Ackman, 330-831-6135. Event in conjunction with community celebration. Set up after 5 p.m. July 31. Camp fee $5. Traders welcome. Blanket traders encouraged. Saturday evening camp feed with meat provided. Hawk & knife demonstrations. Sunday morning church service.

Aug. 3-4, 2024 - Napoleonic Days 1799–1815, Old Fort Wayne, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, Indiana. Contact 260-437-2836. Reenactor, sutler, demonstrator applications at oldfortwayne.org/get-involved/reenactor-registration. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Aug. 8-10, 2024 - Contemporary Longrifles Association Show & Meeting, Central Bank Center, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington, Kentucky 40507. Contact 540-886-6189, cla@longrifle.com, www.longrifle.com. Members-only show. Memberships available. Thursday setup. Open 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Aug. 9-11, 2024 - Seneca Muzzleloaders Summer Rendezvous, Sandusky River Coon Hunters grounds, 7575 TR 131, Tiffin, Ohio 44883. Contact Rob Gerding, 419-341-8657, robbob@hush.com. Black powder shoot, archery, hawk and knife. Camp fee $25. Setup after 2 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday. No pets.

Aug. 10-11, 2024 - 18th-Century Colonial Trade Fair at the Mill, Wolf Creek Grist Mill Museum, 3175 SR 3 South, Loudonville, Ohio 44842. Contact Trevor Ross, 419-606-0274, tross1757@gmail.com, mark@wolfcreekmill.org, www.wolfcreekmill.org, Facebook page. Juried event seeking demonstrators and traders. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission $3/adults and $1 off for wearing period dress.

Aug. 16-18. 2024 - Fort Fest and Fort Jennings 1812, Fort Jennings Park, Fort Jennings, Ohio. Contact Jason Ricker, 419-604-9516, or Amy Ricker, 419-604-9127, amy.ricker@gmail.com, www.fjfortfest.com. Honors veterans and first responders from 1812 to present. Military reenactments, vehicles and displays. Living history camp, Native storytelling, twilight demonstrations, skirmishes, tavern games and demos.

Aug. 17-18, 2024 - Galesburg Heritage Days, Lake Storey Park, Galesburg, Illinois. Contact Dave and Lisa Bernhart, 309-335-7743 or 309-342-6159, thebernharts@yahoo.com or galesburgheritagedays@gmail.com, Facebook page and www.galesburgheritagedays.org. Early setup starts at 8 a.m. Aug. 14. Pre-1840 Early American Colonial/Frontier Rendezvous and Civil War Battle Encampment/Reenactment at two separate, but close, venues at the park. Event includes almost 1,000 visual storytellers, reenactors, merchants and sutlers. Free public admission. Rendezvous fee $25 per camp and $50 per trader. Civil War camp fee is $10 per person ages 16 and older.

Aug. 22-25, 2024 - Kekionga Festival Rendezvous, East Jackson Street north of Riverside Center, Decatur, Indiana. Contact Phil Wells, 419-393-4105, Countrywide@artelco.net. No camp fee. Pre-registration due by July 1, but walk-ins welcome. Rifle, archery, hawk & knife, skillet toss, coin toss for kids. Council fire Saturday night.

Aug. 23-25, 2024,  and Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2024 - Great Trails Festival, festival grounds, SR 43, Malvern, Ohio. Contact 330-794-9100, www.greattrailfestival.com. Reenactors, musicians, blanket traders and buckskinning families by invitation and inquiry. Cannon firing, tomahawk contest, battle reenactments, French Quarter and participant dinner. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Aug. 24-25, 2024 - 50th Anniversary of the North West Territory Alliance, Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121, www.fortmeigs.org/events. Juried event. Participants must be members of the NWTA or be invited by the organization. For inquiries on receiving an invitation, contact recruiting@nwta.com.

Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2024 - Fort Rowdy Gathering, Covington Community Park, 140 W. Broadway, Covington, Ohio. Contact Kari Hollis, 937-570-8548, khollis311@gmail.com, Facebook page. Rendezvous and community festival along the Stillwater River, connected by a 209-foot-long portable footbridge. Free live entertainment on both sides of the river and food and crafts on the festival side.

Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2024 - Greene County Fish & Game Labor Day Rendezvous, 1538 Union Road, Xenia, Ohio 45385. Contact Brian Lavery, 937-241-8327, or Hope Lavery, 937-241-8915. Camp fee. No extra fee for traders. Competitions include shoots, archery, hawk & knife, pastry toss.

Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2024 - Fall Rendezvous, Ball & Arrow Primitive Weapons Club Inc., 5190 Days Lane NE, New Philadelphia (Roswell), Ohio 44663. Contact Jamie Maize, 330-663-8190, or Larry Pringle, 330-432-8244. Period dress required. Camp fee $25. Additional shooters $10 each. Walk-ins welcome with $25 per shooter fee. Rifle woods walk, primitive archery woods walk, knife & hawk and kids games. Provide your own drinking water. Ball & Arrow is celebrating its 50th anniversary. No pets.

Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2024 - The Fair at New Boston, George Rogers Clark Park, 936 S. Tecumseh, Springfield, Ohio. Contact Pam Cottrel, 937-322-4181, rcottrel@woh.rr.com, 937-882-9216. Sponsored by George Rogers Clark Heritage Association. Invitation-only, juried event. Time period 1790-1812. Friday school day. Entertainment, food, taverns, craftsmen, Woodland Indian village, military encampment, children’s games and puppets, music, street entertainers, shopping. Learn dance steps from 1800. Battle reenactment each day.

Sept. 6-8, 2024 - Jennings Creek Council Fall Rendezvous, Camp Clay, 9196 Liberty Union Road, Van Wert, Ohio 45891. Contact Paul Reams, 419-905-5395, paulreams44@gmail.com. Pre-registration appreciated, but not required. Camp fee $25, which covers two adults and children. Additional adults $10 each. Setup after 2 p.m. Thursday. School day Friday. Competitions include rifle, smoothbore, archery, hawk & knife, Seneca run. Cash prizes. Junior aggregate. Camp meal Saturday evening; take along a dessert to share. Wooded and open camp sites. Showers. Flush toilets. Fishing and swimming in the pond. No pets. Open to public 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 6-8, 2024 - Traditional Bow Shoot, Ball & Arrow Primitive Weapons Club Inc., 5190 Days Lane NE, New Philadelphia (Roswell), Ohio 44663. Contact Greg VanFossen, 330-260-0946, or Steve Cronk, 330-339-1250. Recurves, self-bows and stick bows only. Woodswalk, 3D targets, night-time coon shoot, novelty shoots. Competition registration 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Provide your own drinking water. No pets.

Sept. 6-8, 2024 - Pioneer Days, Historic Lyme Village, 5001 SR 4, Bellevue, Ohio. Contact Roger Knight, vrknight@hotmail.com, 419-483-4949. Download registration form at www.lymevillage.org. Set up after noon Thursday or after 2:30 Friday. Student Day Friday. Camp fee $5 per person ages 13 and older if registered by July 1; $10 thereafter. Sutler/vendor fee $35 before July 1, but may be waived if participate in Student Day Friday. After July 1, sutler fee is $50. Saturday meal provided with reservations.

Sept. 6-8, 2024 - Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial's Historic Weekend, Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial 93 Delaware Ave., Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Contact 419-707-3205, robert_whitman@nps.gov, www.nps.gov/pevi/planyourvisit/2015-historic-weekend.htm. Commemorates the Battle of Lake Erie and the men on both sides that fought in it. Ceremony, parade, historic weapons demonstrations, trade demonstrations, living history. The Perry Group charters a ferry for a wreath laying at the battle site. Reenactors portray U.S. Army, Navy (Marines), militia, camp followers and trades and hopefully Crown forces and indigenous forces, all from the War of 1812. Friday setup. Camp is open and demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday.

Sept. 6-8, 2024 - Long Run Massacre, Red Orchard Park, 704 Kentucky St. Shelbyville, Kentucky 40065. Hosted by The Painted Stone Settlers. Contact Kathy Cummings, 502-228-3746, kathy.cummings@graphicenterprises.net, https://paintedstonesettlers.org/index.html. Juried Revolutionary War event, 1770-1785, telling the story of Squire Boone’s station and an impending Indian attack. Friday school day. Saturday public day 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Scouts visit Saturday morning to see the 20 stations from Friday's school day. 2 p.m. reenactment of the 1781 event that history calls the Long Run Massacre and Floyd’s Defeat. Saturday night feast. 10 a.m. Sunday church service.

Sept. 12-14, 2024 - Fur and Ginseng Trading Post Days, Bicentennial Rendezvous at Bear Mountain, Pikeville, Kentucky. Juried event: 1760-1800 and 1801-1840. Contact Charles Chalk, 606-216-8002, fgtradingpostdays@gmail.com, fgtradingpostdays.com. Camp fee $35 per person or $40 per family. Rifle, smoothbore, longbow, hawk & knife, best camp.


Sept. 13-15, 2024 - A River Through History, Columbia Woods Forest Preserve, Willow Springs, Illinois. Contact Monique Koenigsmark, 708-955-2035, monique@ariverthruhistory.com, www.ariverthruhistory.com. Friday school day. No fee for general camper, $25 for blanket traders, $45 for general traders. Fees waived for demonstrators with sales less than $75. Registration by June 1. Skillet toss, flint & steel, fashion show, voyageur landing, canoe race, woods walk ambush.

Sept. 14-15, 2024 - New Frontiersman Fall Frolic Campout, Ashland Conservation Farm, Ashland, Ohio. Contact Dave and Teri Moore, 419-589-4843, or Roy Howman, 419-961-1620, www.acwcl.org. Set up Friday.

Sept. 14-22, 2024 - Fall National Shoot, National Muzzleloading Rifle Association, Walter Cline Range, Friendship, Indiana. Contact 812-667-5131 or 800-745-1493.

Sept. 20-22, 2024 - Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival, lower level of Hedges-Boyer Park, Tiffin, Ohio. Contact Rudi Feasel, rudifeasel@basbroadcasting.com, www.tiffinfestival.com. Advanced registration required. Setup Thursday and after 2 p.m. Friday. School day Friday. No competitions. Demonstrators encouraged.

Sept. 20-22, 2024 - Rendezvous on the Reserve, Montpelier Historical Society, Montpelier, Indiana 47359. Contact Bryon Maddox, 765-730-0400, bryon.maddox60@yahoo.com. A fur trade living history encampment on the Blackford County Reservation of Myaamia Chief Francois Godfroy. Mississinewa Confederation Native village, settlers, traders, trappers, voyageurs. Shoots, archery, hawk & knife, women's and kids' games. Advanced registration preferred. Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Sept. 20-22, 2024 - Hill’s Fort Rendezvous, American Farm Heritage Museum, Greenville, Illinois. Contact Kan Gaffney, 217-246-3891, kencathy22@hotmail.com. Located at reconstructed 1812 frontier fort off I-70 45 minutes of St Louis. War of 1812, Colonial, fur traders, buckskinners. Demonstrations, fife & drum, blanket shoot, blow shoot, candy cannon. Traders welcome. Food on site.

Sept. 20-27, 2024 - NRLHF Eastern Primitive Rendezvous, 438 Trout Run Road, Zion Grove, Pennsylvania 17985. Contact Charlie Kovalewski, 570 590-3839, cfk@epix.net, www.nrlhf-1.org. Early setup Wednesday and Thursday. Pre-registration fees are $60 per adult for NMLRA members; $70 for non-members. Children ages 17 and younger are free. No pets.

Sept. 21-22, 2024 - Life in Early Ohio, Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121, www.fortmeigs.org/events. Juried event. Registration required. Check-in starts at noon Friday. Everyone ages 16 and older must check in. Lantern tour 7-10 p.m. Friday.

Sept. 21-22, 2024 - Trail of Courage, Fulton County Historical Society, 37 E. 375 N, Rochester, Indiana 46975. Contact 574-223-4436, fultoncountyhistory.org, Facebook page. Blanket traders and merchants, craft demonstrations, historical programs, Native dancers. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission $10 adults, $5 kids ages 6-11. Proceeds go to operate the museum.

Sept. 21-22, 2024 - Colonial Market Days, Abner Longley Park, 1601 Longley Dr., Lebanon, Indiana 46052. Contact 317-762-0117, https://colonialmarketdays.com for application form. Colonial merchants, demonstrators and craftsmen. Military units and tacticals. Entertainment such as jugglers, street performers, magic and music.

Sept. 27-29, 2024 - Luckey Fall Festival Rendezvous, between Krotzer Avenue (SR 582) and Gilbert Road on Adams Street, Luckey, Ohio. Contact Sue Brinker, thunderlodge@yahoo.com. Camp in conjunction with Luckey Fall Festival, https://luckeyfallfestival.com.

Sept. 28-29, 2024 - Michigan Antique Arms Collectors Inc., 46100 Grand River, Novi, Michigan 48374. Contact Greg Zemsta, 248-556-6590, mauserman98@hotmail.com, www.michiganantiquearms.com. Guns and accoutrements, Native artifacts, knives, relics and similar items. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Members admitted at 8 a.m. Admission fee $8 and parking $10.

Oct. 5-6, 2024 - American Heritage Days at South Park, 100 Brinkerhoff Avenue, Mansfield, Ohio. Sponsored by Richland Early American Center for History. Contact Tom Pappas, 419-564-5097 (leave voicemail) or email  tpappas@gmail.com. Set up Thursday evening or Friday. Friday is a Food Truck Festival for townspeople as they watch the official opening and camp set-up. Food truck also will be onsite Saturday and Sunday. Grounds feature an 1808 log cabin with Rumford fireplace and baking oven, an original 1812 blockhouse and a late 18th/early 19th-century blacksmith/woodworking shop. Dance Saturday evening with period musicians. Camp breakfast Saturday and Sunday before the event. Details will be given upon arrival. No camp fee. No merchant fee. Take down camp Sunday evening or Monday. Public hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Oct. 5-6, 2024 - Feast of the Hunters’ Moon, Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Fort Ouiatenon Historical Park, 3921 S. River Road, West Lafayette, Indiana. Contact Leslie Martin Conwell, feast@tippecanoehistory.org, 765-476-8411, www.feastofthehuntersmoon.org. Juried event: 1717-1791. Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. No pets. More than 40 recreated period foods. Musicians, interpreters, military reenactors and Native American groups.

Oct. 5-6, 2024 - Vermilion Creek Colonial Gathering, 11854 Peacock Rd, Laingsburg, Michigan 48848. Contact 517-651-9193. Register at vermilioncreek@gmail.com or qrshighlandcompany@gmail.com. Setup starts at noon Friday. Cannon and military drills, battle, surgeon, cooking, sutler's row, frontier trading post trading with Native Americans of the Great Lakes region.

Oct. 4-6, 2024 - Seneca Muzzleloaders Fall Rendezvous, Sandusky River Coon Hunters grounds, 7575 TR 131, Tiffin, Ohio 44883. Contact Rob Gerding, 419-341-8657, robbob@hush.com. Black powder shoot, archery, hawk and knife, children’s games, potluck Saturday evening. Camp fee $25. Setup after 2 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday. No pets.

Oct. 4-6, 2024 - Vermilion Creek Colonial Gathering, Peacock Road Family Farm, 11854 Peacock Road, Laingsburg, Michigan 48848. Contact Queen’s Rangers Highland Company – Michigan, 517-625-4322, highlandmann@gmail.com. Juried 1750s-1780s event on the banks of Vermilion Creek. Saturday evening pig roast and potluck. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.

Oct. 5-6, 2024 - Feast of the Hunters’ Moon, Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Fort Ouiatenon Historical Park, 3921 S. River Road, West Lafayette, Indiana. Contact Leslie Martin Conwell, feast@tippecanoehistory.org, 765-476-8411, www.feastofthehuntersmoon.org. Juried event: 1717-1791. Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. No pets. More than 40 recreated period foods. Musicians, interpreters, military reenactors and Native American groups.

Oct. 10-13, 2024 - Harvest Moon Rendezvous, Infirmary Mound Park, 4351 Lancaster Road, Granville, Ohio. Contact Mat Stickles 740-403-1372, mathew.stickles@gmail.com, or Jason Vermilion, 740-258-8962, vermilionjason@yahoo.com. Pre-1840 event. Setup is Thursday. Rendezvous starts at 9 a.m. Thursday. Camp fee is $10. Vendors camp free. Trade blankets welcome. Public days 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Walk-in shooters welcome, but period dress is required. Rifle and smoothbore woodswalk, hawk & knife, archery, fire starting with re-entry, pistol match is blanket shoot. Saturday evening potluck with auction to follow. No pets.

Oct. 11-12, 2024 - Early American Trades Fair, Log Cabin Shop, 8010 Lafayette Rd, Lodi, Ohio 44254. Contact 330-948-1082, logcabin@logcabinahop.com, www.logcabinshop.com. Visitors are invited to meet with and learn from skilled artisans as they work. Handcrafted items for sale and trade. Free admission. Food available. Open noon-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

(Canceled for this year) Oct. 11-13, 2024 - Mississinewa 1812, Mississinewa Battlefield, site at 6000 N 300 W27, La Fontaine, Indiana 46940. Contact 765-613-9248, info@mississinewa1812.com, www.mississinewa1812.com. Juried event. Largest War of 1812 event in North America commemorates the Battle of Mississinewa. Military encampment, Indian village, Rivertown, wilderness area. Commemoration of battle fought Dec. 17-18, 1812. Public hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission.

Oct. 11-13, 2024 - Fort Obie Rendezvous and Living History Encampment, Steve Kaiser Farm, 817 Cleveland Road, Colona, Illinois. Contact Nick Hopper, 515-577-9566, or Jeff Hopper, 515-729-3479. Friday school day 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Shoots, archery, hawk & knife, demonstrations , trade goods, music. Public hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.

Oct. 18-20, 2024 - Sons of Liberty Fall Rendezvous, Canters Cave 4-H Camp, 1362 Caves Road, Jackson, Ohio. Contact Norman Garringer, 740-773-3891, normanga@roadrunner.com. Pre-1840 rendezvous with black powder shoot, hawk and knife and primitive archery competitions. Potluck dinner Saturday night for paid campers only. Friendly event and newbies welcome.

Oct. 18-20, 2024 - Thunder Creek Long Rifles Annual Rendezvous, east of Martinsville, Indiana, on Bear Creek Road, Morgantown, Indiana. Contact 812-785-6166, thundercreek1972@gmail.com, https://thundercreeklongrifles.org. Setup Thursday. Competitions include archery, rifle, smoothbore, pistol, hawk & knife.

Oct. 18-20, 2024 - ​Salt Festival, Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, 3380 Beaver Road, Union, Kentucky 41091. Contact Melissa Lohman, mlohman513@gmail, 513-266-3627, Facebook page. New vendor information this year. Contact Greta Gay, 859-384-3522. Early setup is Thursday. School day Friday. Open to public 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

Oct. 18-20, 2024 - Fall Rendezvous, Dogg Clan Muzzleloaders, 323 N. State Line Road, Darlington, Pennsylvania. Contact Papa John, 330-853-4522, or Dan, 727-312-6713. Take your own drinking water. Shoots. Public day Saturday.

Oct. 18-20, 2024 - Frenchmen's Frolic, Macktown Living History, 2221 Freeport Road, Rockton, Illinois 61072. Contact Mike Bost, 815-978-8090, http://macktownlivinghistory.com. Seminars, workshops, games, shoots, hawk & knife, boules tournament. Traders and trade blankets welcome. Camp fee $35. Set up after 10 a.m. Wednesday. Friday setup after 2 p.m.

Oct. 19-20, 2024 - Girty's Town Rendezvous, north of the High Street bridge along the canal, St. Marys, Ohio. Contact Harold Curry, 419-295-2710, hcurry23@gmail.com, Facebook page. Camp fee $15. Beginners and veterans welcome. Nature walk Sunday. Archery and hawk & knife competitions. Blacksmith available. Camp dinner Saturday.

Oct. 19-20, 2024 - Historic Fall Trade Fair at Fort Piqua, Johnston Farm, 9845 N. Hardin Road, Piqua, Ohio. Juried event: 1742-1862 early Ohio. Applications due by Sept. 1. Wayne's Legion of Fort Piqua Facebook page. Demonstrations, role of women in the 18th century, longhunters, Colonial ballads, introduction to the Notorious Professions of the 18th Century, canal boat rides, shopping.

Oct. 19-20, 2024 - Fall Rifle Frolic, Buck Creek Muzzleloaders, Linton, Indiana. Contact Facebook page. Woods walk rifle and smoothbore, rifle and smoothbore "mountain man" contests with hawk & knife and flint & steel, pistol shoot, junior (12-15) and subjunior (5-11) shoots. Fees are $15 per person or $5 per subjunior, or $25 per family. At least one registered participant per camp is required. Shoots are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.

Oct. 25-27, 2024 - Greene County Fish & Game Fall Rendezvous, 1538 Union Road, Xenia, Ohio 45385. Contact Brian Lavery, 937-241-8327, or Hope Lavery, 937-241-8915. Camp fee. No extra fee for traders. Competitions include shoots, archery, hawk & knife, pastry toss.

Oct. 25-27, 2024 - Camp Dubois Rendezvous, 198 N. Main St., Wood River, Illinois. Contact Luke Reinhold, www.facebook.com/luke.reinhold.5, also event Facebook page. Camp fee $10 and trade fee $25. Black powder shooting, woods walk, longbow, blacksmithing, clay baking ovens. School day Friday.

Nov. 1-3, 2024 - Pathways Women's Gathering, Fort La Buse, Belleville, Ohio. Women only. Theme TBA. Beginners welcome. Contact Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/777477168965740. Inside accommodations available by reservation. Plenty of space for tents. Registration by Oct. 1 strongly encouraged. Camp fee is $30, or $35 at the gate. Setup Thursday; no early arrivals. Seminars and workshops. Competitions. Potlucks. Raffle.

Nov. 2-3, 2024 - Fort de Chartres Winter Rendezvous and Woods Walk, Prairie du Rocher, Illinois 62277. Contact 618-284-7230, lesamisdufortdechartres@gmail.com, www.fortdechartres.us. Features 18th and early 19th-century camp life 1700-1820. Muzzleloader woods walk shooting competition, hand-made crafts, period music and food. Soldiers, trappers, traders and Native Americans.

Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2024 - Michigan Antique Arms Collectors Inc., 46100 Grand River, Novi, Michigan 48374. Contact Greg Zemsta, 248-556-6590, mauserman98@hotmail.com, www.michiganantiquearms.com. Guns and accoutrements, Native artifacts, knives, relics and similar items. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Members admitted at 8 a.m. Admission fee $8 and parking $10.




 

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