Spring Events - now thru May 31
(These dates are tentative, depending on the status of the pandemic. Please register or check with the organizer before making plans to attend.)
April 16-18, 2021 - Spring Fest Rendezvous, Blue River Longrifles, Morristown, Indiana. Contact 317-448-0390, , Facebook page. Camp fee $20.
(canceled) April 2021 - Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous, Williamsburg, Ohio. Contact grassy-run.org.
April 23-25, 2021 - Spring Rendezvous, Ball & Arrow Primitive Weapons Club, 5190 Days Lane, New Philadelphia, Ohio. Website www.ballandarrow.org, Facebook page Camp fee $20. Competitions include woods walk, bow trail, hawk & knife, kids games. Take your own drinking water. Walk-ins welcome. No pets.
April 23-25, 2021 - Ladies Friendship Circle Rendezvous, Friendship, Indiana. Contact Joe-D Baxter, (812) 344-4808, firstname.lastname@example.org. 8 a.m. Friday-3 p.m. Sunday. Woodswalk, modern .22 matches, rifle and pistol matches, trap shooting. Instructors and loaner guns available for registered participants.
April 23-25, 2021 - Bridgeton Rendezvous, Downtown Bridgeton, Indiana 47836. Sponsored by Bridgeton Covered Bridge Association. Contact , 765-548-2136, bridgetonindiana.com. Reenactment 1750-1840 with period camps, clothing, cooking, trading, black powder rifle shoots, primitive bow shoot, knife and hawk throwing demos, woods walk, canoe event. No camp fee. Rustic setting and historic town. Free space for indoor period trade fair vendors. School day Friday. Early setup by arrangement.
April 24-25, 2021 - Redbud Trail Rendezvous, Trail of Courage, 37 E 375 N, Rochester, Indiana 46975. Contact Fulton County Historical Society, 574-223-4436, Facebook page. Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission $3.
April 24-25, 2021 - Patoka Valley Long Rifles Spring Rendezvous, 1579 E. Logtown Road, Winslow, Indiana 47598. Contact Tom E Hawk Mosley, 812-677-2318, , Facebook page.
April 28-May 2, 2021 - Lancaster County Longrifles Rendezvous And Black Powder Shoot, Muddy Run Park, Susquehanock Drive, Holtwood, Pennsylvania. Contact Danny Gichner, 717-682-1393, , or Luanne Bell, 717-566-9983, , www.lancastercountylongrifles.com, Facebook page. Pre-1840 fur trade era. Event will have no pre-registration this year and all registration and fees will be paid at the gate. Print the registration form from the Facebook page, and have it filled out with cash or check in hand at the gate. Camp fees are $35 for adults ages 17 and older and $27 for youth ages 12-16. Children ages 11 and younger are free. Family rate is $105. Sutler fee is $25. Adult day shooter is $35 and youth day shooter is $27. Early setup begins after noon April 24 for associate members who pay $10 extra fee for each adult before April 17. Associate members also gain voting privileges for the election of board members. Registered sutlers may set up beginning noon April 25. Early setup for campers is 8 a.m.-8 p.m. April 27; vehicles must be out by dark. Period attire is required beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Gate is open for registration 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday with a one-hour unload time. Camp ends at noon Sunday. Small modern camp available and nearby campground. Competitions include rifle, pistol, smoothbore shoots as well as archery, hawk & knife, woods walk, children's games, Highland games, seminars.
April 30-May 2, 2021 - Greene County Fish & Game Spring Rendezvous, 1538 Union Road, Xenia, Ohio 45385. Contact James Moody, 937-805-9313. Camp fee. No extra fee for traders. Competitions include rifle woodswalk, smoothbore woodswalk, archery. hawk & knife, pistol match, pastry toss.
April 30-May 2, 2021 - Kentucky's Corps of Longriflemen Spring Rendezvous, hosted by Bucksnort Longhunters, Elizabethtown, 1620 Audobon Trace Road, Kentucky. Contact Carl King, , or Charlie Burton, email@example.com.
May 8-9, 2021 - Muster on the St. Mary’s timeline, Old Fort Wayne, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, Indiana. Contact 260-437-2836. Juried; reenactor, sutler, demonstrator applications at oldfortwayne.org/get-involved/reenactor-registration. Vikings through mid-1950s. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
(postponed until further notice) May 13-16, 2021 - NRLHF Corps of Discovery, Nichols Family Farm, 85 TR 1305, Toronto, Ohio. Facebook page. Contact Mark Rebres, 740-632-8625, , www.nrlhfcorpsofdiscovery.com. Free public admission 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Setup Wednesday. A learning rendezvous, seminars, workshops, educational sessions. Archery, hawk & knife and shooting demonstrations. For more details on fees and rules, visit www.nrlhf.org, call 717-312-3016 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 14-16, 2021 - Jennings Creek Council Spring Rendezvous, Camp Clay, 9196 Liberty Union Road, Van Wert, Ohio 45891. Contact Larry Curl, , for registration form or information. Competitions include rifle, smoothbore, archery, hawk & knife and men’s and women’s games. Canned meat prizes; junior aggregate. Council fire Saturday evening. Wooded and open camp sites. Showers. Flush toilets. Fishing and swimming in the pond. No pets.
May 14-16, 2021 - Settlers Encampment on the Auglaize, Auglaize Village & Farm Museum, 12296 Krouse Road Defiance, Ohio. Era of Exploration through the War of 1812 juried event. To apply, contact Mike Judson, , 574-536-9851, or Cheryl Daniel, , 419-551-1134. Public days 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. School day Friday. Settlers, pioneers, French, English and American civilians, military, Natives, merchants, artisans of all trades and any persona relevant to Ohio, the Old Northwest Territory, the Middle Ground or Great Lakes Region pre-1815 are invited to preserve history through education and demonstration. Roomy site with plenty of shade and easy access to all camp areas.
(Modified event) May 15, 2021 - Instead of Siege of Fort Randolph, the event will be a Fort Randolph History Walk, 1186 Charleston Road, Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Contact Fort Randolph Committee, ; Deb Cassady, ; or Fort Randolph Reenactors and Friends Facebook page. The history walk will be 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and is to include short presentations by Cornstalk, Capt McKee, Blackfish and other notable individuals. The trading post will be open and a small group of colonial reenactors will be on hand to demonstrate frontier life skills. The number of reenactors is limited and by invitation only.
May 15-16, 2021 - New Frontiersman's Spring Rendezvous, 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. Camp fee $6. Trail walk Saturday and Sunday. Archery is new for 2021. Camp dinner Saturday 6 p.m. Dogs must be on leash.
(New event) May 15-16, 2021 - Terra Haute Colonial Fair, Vigo County Conservation Club, 10382 Grotto Road, Terra Haute, Indiana. Contact Ron Turner, , vigocountyconservationclub.org. Juried event, 1700-1812 in west central Indiana. Public hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline April 1. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
May 15-16, 2021 - Voyageur Rendezvous, Lake County Parks, Grand Kankakee Marsh County Park, 21690 Clay St., Hebron, Indiana 46341. Contact 219-769-7275, email@example.com.
May 21-23, 2021 - Seneca Muzzleloaders Spring Rendezvous, Sandusky River Coon Hunters grounds, 7575 TR 131, Tiffin, Ohio 44883. Contact Rob Gerding, 419-341-8657, firstname.lastname@example.org. Black powder shoot, archery, hawk and knife. No games or Saturday evening potluck. Camp fee is $25 or $15 and a prize donation. Setup after 2 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday. No pets. Membership fee is $25 per year.
May 21-23, 2021 - Morgan County Longrifles Spring Rendezvous, Wolf Creek Range, Lebanon, Indiana. Contact via Facebook page, www.facebook.com/MorganCountyLongRifles.
May 28-31, 2021 - Sons of Liberty Spring Rendezvous and Trade Fair, Canters Cave 4-H Camp, 1362 Caves Road, Jackson, Ohio. Contact Norman Garringer, 740-773-3891, email@example.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. Weekend includes trade fair postponed from January.
May 28-31, 2021 - Mad River Muzzleloaders Spring Rendezvous, in conjunction with Logan Hills Festival, Hall-Fawcett Park, 4595 CR 153, Zanesfield, Ohio. Contact Marc Boyer, 937-407-0267, , Facebook page. Includes Taloga Outdoor Drama, which depicts local history. Camp fee $20 or $25 at the gate. Vendor fee $25. Fee to watch drama. Set up Thursday and Friday. Early setup available. Lizard pull, archery, hawk & knife. Festival also includes Logan Hills Native Woodland Gathering pow wow.
May 29-30, 2021 - First Siege 1813, Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121, www.fortmeigs.org/events. Juried event. British units, American militia and native groups.
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