April 7, 2019 Charity Ham Shoot
Charity Ham Shoot, Independent Mountain Men of PA, Emlenton, Pennsylvania. Contact Gene Nagel, 724-586-7220, IMMOFPA.com. Muzzleloader shoot starts at 11 a.m. Lunch will be provided. Proceeds are to be donated to Shriners Children's Hospital and St. Jude Children's Cancer Research Hospital. In addition, the organization donates $250 to each charity. Participants may camp if they wish. Take your own water. GPS: 420 Squaw Valley Road, Parker, Pennsylvania.
April 13, 2019 Regency Rally: An 1803 Muster and Social
Regency Rally: An 1803 Muster and Social, Heritage Village Museum, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, Ohio. Contact Bill Dichtl, , 513-563-9484.
Before the War of 1812, militia musters were not just for drilling; they were social opportunities. Linigle’s Company of Ohio Militia, the First Regiment of Rifles and the Second Regiment of Kentucky Volunteer Militia will join Heritage Village Museum for an 1803 event that will include drilling, civilian demonstrations, a tea, and a school of the soldier. New reenactors welcome. Open to Regency/Federal-era reenactors. Takes place in the village of 13 19th-century buildings inside Sharon Woods Park. Public hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Public fee $10; free for ages 4 and younger, members and active/retired military. Advanced registration required.
April 13-14, 2019 Montcalm & Wolf: School of the Soldier 1752
Montcalm & Wolf: School of the Soldier 1752, Old Fort Wayne, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, Indiana. Contact 260-437-2836, www.oldfortwayne.org. F&I education event portraying families involved in the conflict between French with their Native allies against the English with their Native and Colonial allies.
April 13-14, 2019 NMLRA Artillery School
NMLRA Artillery School, Historic Old Fort Wayne, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, Indiana. Contact Jill and Scott Sparrow, 317-987-6185 or 317-224-7500, firstname.lastname@example.org. Course work includes one day of classroom and one day of application of drill and NPS safety regulations as well as various other organizations safety regulations regarding artillery. Course materials provided include a USB drive. Fee for school is $75 per person. Pitch-in dinner Saturday night.
April 26-28, 2019 Bridgeton Rendezvous
Bridgeton Rendezvous, Bridgeton, Indiana. Sponsored by Bridgeton Covered Bridge Association. Contact Celia Case, 765-548-2093, email@example.com. Reenactment 1750-1840 with authentic period camps, clothing, cooking, trading, black powder rifle shoots, primitive bow shoot, knife and hawk throwing demos, woods walk, canoe event. Great educational opportunity for kids to learn history hands-on. No fee for camping. Rustic setting and historic town. Free space for indoor period trade fair vendors. School day Friday. Early setup OK by making arrangements.
April 26-28, 2019 Menominee Muzzleloaders Spring Rendezvous
Menominee Muzzleloaders Spring Rendezvous, 17002 14th Road, Plymouth, Indiana. Contact Kathy Eads, 574-309-8559, or David McCallum, 574-586-9086, firstname.lastname@example.org. Some wood provided, take along your own water. Weather permitting, competitions include woods walk, archery, knife & hawk. Camp fee $25 for non-members and $10 for members. Make prior arrangements for early setup. Not a public event. Take your own drinking water. Some firewood provided.
April 26-28, 2019 Ladies Friendship Circle Rendezvous
Ladies Friendship Circle Rendezvous, Friendship, Indiana. Contact June Patterson, 812-667-0146, , or Mary Green, 317-370-6964, email@example.com. Pastry throw, pioneer woman competition, hemp weaving, butter church and bread baking. One-pot wonder meal Saturday evening. Beginners welcome. Contact to borrow clothing and gear. Camp fee $25 per person. Free for ages 17 and younger. No boys older than 4.
April 26-28, 2019 Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous
Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous, Grassy Run Historical Arts Committee, Williamsburg Community Park, 150 E. Main St., Williamsburg, Ohio. Contact George West, 513-675-3934, , www.grassy-run.org or Facebook page. Commemorates the largest documented battle between settlers and natives in what is now Clermont County. Friday is school day with about 500 children. Public days are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Period vendors and demonstrators are welcome. Competitions include muzzleloading shoot, hawk & knife, bow shoot and a children's BB gun shoot Saturday. The children's Lock, Stock and Barrel area will provide hands-on experience in games and crafts of the era. Pre-registration is encouraged by contacting Kay Shields at 513-724-3740.
April 26-28, 2019 Spring Thaw Rendezvous
Spring Thaw Rendezvous, B&A Primitive Weapons Club, 5190 Days Lane, Roswell, Ohio. Contact Tom Moss, 330-343-5041, www.ballandarrow.org. Camp fee $20. Competitions include woodswalk shoot, hawk & knife, bow trail, kids games. No pets. Non-potable water provided but take your own drinking water.
April 27-28, 2019 Spring Training Encampment
Spring Training Encampment, Fort Bagley, Houghton Lake, Michigan. Contact Brent Kemmer, , 989-366-6531. Pre-registration required. Grounds has a British fort and a French fort ruins. Massachusetts Provincial Battalion is hosting. Opportunity for units to prepare for public campaigns. Non-public event.
April 27-28, 2019 Repair to Black Horse Tavern
Repair to Black Horse Tavern: An 18th c. Inn, Crabill Homestead, 2800 Croft Rd, Springfield, Ohio 45503. Contact Civilian Corp of Interpreters Facebook page. 18th-century event featuring the lives of residents and visitors of Black Horse Tavern. Focused on the daily life of 18th-century civilians.