Winter Events - now thru March 31
(These dates are tentative, depending on the status of the pandemic. Please register or check with the organizer before making plans to attend.)
(canceled) Jan. 2-3, 2021 - Historical Trade Faire: Pre-1890 Original & Reproduction Trade Show, Boone County Fairgrounds, 300 E. 100 S, Lebanon, Indiana 46052. Contact Samson Historical, 765-279-1990, general questions to , vendor questions to , www.HistoricalTradeFaire.com. Vendor registration due Dec. 1. In case of COVID cancellation, vendor registrations will be refunded. See COVID plan at https://historicaltradefaire.com/covid-19-plan. Vendor setup 4-10 p.m. Jan. 1. Public hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
Jan. 13-24, 2021 - Alafia River Rendezvous, 1000 Old Fort Meade Road, Homeland, Fla. Contact booshways Don and Barb Boger, , www.floridafrontiersmen.org. Early set-up Jan. 13-15. (2020 info; 2021 to come later) Camp fee is $55 per person ages 18 and older if pre-registered, or $65 at the gate. Trade fee $35, or $50 at the gate. Pre-registration form and fees must be postmarked by Dec. 1. Visit website for registration form or contact Susie Hull, 1879 King Edward Dr., Kissimmee, FL 34744, firstname.lastname@example.org. No pets. Competitions include shoots, hawk & knife, archery. Also seminars, games and entertainment.
(canceled) Jan. 16-17, 2021 - Frostbite Rendezvous, Ball & Arrow Primitive Weapons Club, 5190 Days Lane, New Philadelphia, Ohio. Contact Padre, 740-922-5015, or Troy, 330-432-8939. Website www.ballandarrow.org, Facebook page Camp fee $10 (one shooter included). Additional shooters $10. Blanket shoot with $15 prize required. Camp feed potluck Saturday evening. Take your own drinking water.
(Postponed until May 22-23) Sons of Liberty Trade Fair, Canters Cave 4-H Camp, 1362 Caves Road, Jackson, Ohio. Contact Gary George, , 740-856-7262.
(canceled) Jan. 16-17, 2021 - American Heritage Living History Show, Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Rd., St. Charles, Illinois. For application, contact Jim Fairchild, email@example.com.
Jan. 17, 2021 - Tea & Crafts, 2-4 p.m., Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121, www.fortmeigs.org/events. Enjoy a tea and learn a new craft inspired by the skills of yesteryear. Included with general admission to the site. The craft varies in January, February and March.
(canceled) Jan. 23-24, 2021 - Linton Trade Fair, Roy Clark Community Building, Linton, Indiana. Hosted by Buck Creek Muzzleloaders. Contact Tim Goldman, 812-887-4497, or Larry McCoy, 812-886-6294. Time period 1750-1840. Guest author Eddie Price. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission $3; children 12 and younger free with adult.
(canceled) Living History Trade Fair, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, Fremont, Ohio. Canceled because of COVID restrictions in the building.
Feb. 13, 2021 - Contemporary Gunmakers & Allied Artists Show, Campus Martius and Ohio River Museum,
601 2nd St, Marietta, Ohio 45750. Contact Bill Reynolds, 740-373-3750. Featuring the work of several dozen traditional gunmakers from around the Ohio Valley as well as 18th- and 19th-century craftsmen such as horn makers, hunting bag makers, leather workers, tinsmiths, cabinet makers and other allied trades. Open 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission to the museum required.
(canceled) Feb. 20-21, 2021 - Living History Trade Fair & Antique Arms Show, Conner Longrifles, Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2003 E. Pleasant St., Noblesville, Indiana, Hamilton County. Contact Mike Bird, 317-902-3710. Hand-crafted items, antique arms, blacksmith creations, horn carvings, pottery, black powder supplies, jewelry, Native American collectables and other items from 1700-1899. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
Feb. 20-21, 2021 - Winter Rendezvous, Jefferson County Longrifles, 1000 Harriger Hollow Road, Brookville, Pennsylvania 15825. Contact JeffersonCountyLongrifles.blogspot.com or Facebook page.
Feb. 21, 2021 - Tea & Crafts, 2-4 p.m., Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121, www.fortmeigs.org/events. Enjoy a tea and learn a new craft inspired by the skills of yesteryear. Included with general admission to the site. The craft varies in January, February and March.
(canceled) March 6-7, 2021 - Old Town Trade Fair, Assembly Hall, Greene County Fairgrounds, 120 Fairground Road, Xenia, Ohio. Contact Tim and Sharon Milligan, , 937-857-9745 or Facebook page. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission $4 per person; children 11 and younger free. Food available on site. Reenactors, dealers, collectors, educators, craftsmen and history buffs welcome. Wares must pre-1890 originals or reproductions.
March 13, 2021 - Fiber Artisans Fair, Campus Martius Museum, 601 Second St., Marietta, Ohio. Contact (740) 373-3750.
Weaving, knitting, quilting and other fiber arts. Items for sale and artisans sharing techniques and offering suggestions.
March 13-20, 2021 - Southwestern Regional Rendezvous, Prescott, Arkansas. Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/southwesternrendezvous. Contact Steve Holmes, 505-368-3167, , or James Thompson, 501-860-2547, firstname.lastname@example.org. Camp fees if registered before Feb. 24 are $25 ages 13 and older, $5 ages 12 and younger, $20 for Sprinkle mug, $17 for medallion, $65 for trader (which includes on adult fee). Add $10 to adult and trader fees after that date. Early setup March 10-12. Public days March 13-20. Competitions include shoots, archery, hawk & knife, cooking contest, Highland games, kids' games. Seminars and colleges.
(canceled) March 20-21, 2021 - Kalamazoo Living History Show, Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake St., Kalamazoo, Michigan. Sponsored by Yankee Doodle Muzzle Loaders Inc. Contact Leslie Martin Conwell, 765-563-6792, , www.KalamazooShow.com. Participants must pre-register.
March 21, 2021 - Tea & Crafts, 2-4 p.m., Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121, www.fortmeigs.org/events. Enjoy a tea and learn a new craft inspired by the skills of yesteryear. Included with general admission to the site. The craft varies in January, February and March.
(New event) March 26-27, 2021 - NMLRA American Longrifle Show, National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association Education Center, Friendship, Indiana. Contact or (812) 667-5131. Seeking gunsmiths, artisans, craftspeople and enthusiasts for a two-day celebration of the preservation of the skills needed to create the American longrifle and its accompanying accoutrements. Fee at the door is $5 for a single day or $8 for both days. Table registration is $45 to be paid after application acceptance.
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