(These dates are tentative, depending on the status of the pandemic. Please register or check with the organizer before making plans to attend.)
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June 4-6, 2021 - Living History Days, Crawford Park District, Lowe Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Crestline, Ohio. Contact Julie Rossington, 419-569-4454. Juried event denoting the capture and death of Col. William Crawford in June 1782. Native, Loyalist, militia and Regular forces welcome. Patriot Alliance Council at 8 p.m. Friday where the Americans tried to keep the Native Americans from joining the side of the British in the Revolutionary War. Public days 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Reenactment of the capture of Col. Crawford, Native American camp, storyteller, shop, walk park trails. Lantern tour at 8 p.m. Saturday along with a program about Native Americans and how their lives changed with the arrival of Europeans. Indoor facilities available. Camp potluck with ham provided Saturday night and continental breakfast Sunday morning.
June 4-6, 2021 - Kill-um-buck Beaver Rendezvous, Kill-um-buck Longrifles, 11035 TR 54, Killbuck, Ohio. Contact Angie Frantz, 330-294-7211, or Jessica Mast, 330-466-3852. Camp fee $25, includes one shooter. $10 each additional shooter or walk-in shooter. Competitions include woods walk, archery, hawk & knife, kids games, 50/50 raffle. Ice available. Provide your own drinking water.
June 9-13, 2021 - NRLHF Corps of Discovery, Nichols Family Farm, 85 TR 1305, Toronto, Ohio. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/111214508979551. 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 email@example.com.
June 12-13, 2021 - Siege of Ft. Wayne – 1812, 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. In the fall of 1812, Native Americans and British allies had captured all the other American forts in the Old Northwest Territory. Now it was Fort Wayne’s turn. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
June 12-20, 2021 - Spring National Shoot, National Muzzleloading Rifle Association, Friendship, Indiana. Contact (812) 667-5131 or (800) 745-1493.
(canceled) June 18-25, 2021 - NRLHF Old Northwest Primitive Rendezvous, Hidden Hollow Camp, 8672 Richman Road, Lodi, Ohio 44254. Booshway James Schneider, 330-416-6197.
June 18-20, 2021 - Living history camp at Outdoor Expo, Shiloh Church, 2100 CR 5, Delta, Ohio. Contact Katy Benson, 419-966-5831. Any time period welcome. Public event is Saturday only beginning at 8:30 a.m. Kids activities. Seminars on deer and turkey hunting, trapping, fishing. Entertainment and speakers. Fish fry lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch is provided for reenactors. Set up Friday and take down Sunday.
June 19-20, 2021 - Muster on the Maumee, Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121, www.fortmeigs.org/events. Timeline event. Evolution of 10 centuries of the common soldier. Soldiers, artisans and civilians with military camps and weapon demonstrations.
June 25-July 2, 2021 - Friends of the Old Northwest Rendezvous, Miller Conservation Farm, 5670 E. TR 138, Tiffin, Ohio. Contact booshway Hank Felder, 517-852-9252, , or segundo Dave Pitney, 419-296-8165, firstname.lastname@example.org. Archery, hawk & knife, cooking contest, Highland games, seminars, entertainment. Mail pre-registration by May 1 (if possible) to Friends of ONW, c/o Vicki Johnson, 4636 CR P, McClure, OH 43534 (419-601-2495, email@example.com). Camp fee is $45 per adult and $20 for traders or large blanket traders. Children ages 17 and younger are free. Traders may set up Tuesday, June 22. Setup days area Wednesday-Friday, June 23-25. Public days TBA.
June 25-28, 2021 - Pyrate Fest, Put-in-Bay downtown harbor and DeRivera Park. Contact Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce, (419) 285-2832. Encampment in the park, marketplace and displays, black powder firing demonstrations, activities, performances. Cardboard boat races at 6 p.m. in harbor.
July 10-11, 2021 - Summer Rendezvous, Jefferson County Longrifles, 1000 Harriger Hollow Road, Brookville, Pennsylvania 15825. Contact JeffersonCountyLongrifles.blogspot.com or Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Jefferson-County-Longrifles-250384391644116.
July 17-18, 2021 - Revolutionary War on the Frontier, 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. Post Miami under British control and life in a British trading post. Merchants trading wares while the British Army keeps a close eye out for rebels. Demonstrations will include military and merchant life, period cooking, period artisans, and weapons. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
July 17-18, 2021 - Cass River Colonial Encampment, "Colonial Frankenmuth," River Place, Frankenmuth, Michigan. Contact Brent Kemmer, , 989-366-6531. Fur trade camp contact Merlyn Hodge, , 248-515-2398. Juried 18th-century event for Rev War, F&I, Voyaguers, Woodland Indians. Advanced registration required. A few new rules. Sponsored by Frankenmuth River Place Shops, Bavarian Inn Lodge and Bavarian Inn Restaurant. Town also known for its Bavarian heritage, Zehnder’s and Bronner’s provides back drop for the 18th-century event. Battles centered around a fortified hill and a wooden bridge. Canoe race, period dance and ladies tea. Large public attendance. Powder ration, modern bath 24/7, showers, Saturday dinner and food for purchase on site. Set up after noon Thursday and stay until Monday to shop in town.
July 23-25, 2021 - History Alive at Fort Piqua, Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, 9845 N. Hardin Road, Piqua, Ohio. Contact Wayne's Legion of Fort Piqua or Laura Supinger, 937-418-2859, Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/377087019649820 . Timeline event portraying the Ohio Country 1745-1865. Vendors, cannons, skirmishes, demonstrations. Public hours 4-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
July 24-25, 2021 - Gathering at Garst, 205 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio. Hosted by Garst Museum and Darke County Park District. Contact 937-548-5250, , www.gatheringatgarst.com, Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/gatheringatgarst
July 29-Aug. 1, 2021 - Historic Camp at Spring Brook, 65 Hillside Road, Shavertown, Pennsylvania 18708. Contact Guy Kroll, 570-262-3507, firstname.lastname@example.org. Shoots include woods walk, mountain range, paper. Also hawk & knife and archery. Camp fee $25. Shoot fee $10. Long-distance shot and pistol for fun. Sutlers welcome. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
July 31-Aug. 1, 2021 - Le Rendez-vous du Detroit, Historic Fort Wayne, 6325 W. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, Michigan. Contact Elizabeth Bourne Nido, , , www.facebook.com/HistoricFortWayneEvents. A founders day event celebrating the cultures that put Detroit on the map. French Canadian and Native American music, dancing, food, cultural exhibits, genealogy displays, kids games.
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