2019 Events


Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2019     Labor Day Rifle Frolic


Labor Day Rifle Frolic, Union County Muzzle Loaders, 50 Sportsmens Club Drive, Millmont, Pennsylvania 17845. Contact Janet Bowersox, 570-412-4499, paddymtn@dejazzd.com. Primitive area is pre-1840. Modern area has no hook-ups. Modern campers don't need primitive clothes to shoot. Day shooters welcome. Paper targets, silhouettes, woods walk, archery and tomahawk/knife throw. Aggregate for registered campers. The main club is available for meals and showers.

Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2019     Fall Menominee Rendezvous


Fall Menominee Rendezvous, Menominee Muzzleloaders, 17002 14th Road, Plymouth, Indiana. Contact David McCallum, 574-586-9086, longhunter1989@yahoo.com. Some wood provided, lake nearby, take along your own water. Competitions include survival, shotgun, archery, knife & hawk. Camp fees $25 for non-member and $10 for members. Pets must be leashed and have proof of vaccinations.


Sept. 6-8, 2019     Jennings Creek Council Fall Rendezvous


Jennings Creek Council Fall Rendezvous, YMCA Camp Clay, 9196 Liberty Union Road, Van Wert, Ohio. Contact 419-235-3522 or mlbrown@email.com. Make checks payable to Jennings Creek Council. Competitions include rifle shoot, smoothbore shoot, primitive archery, hawk & knife, and men's and women’s games. Junior aggregate. Each pays five places in canned meat. Council fire Saturday night. Wooded area to camp. Indoor bathrooms. Showers available. Daily ice runs. No pets. Camp fee $25 for two adults and children. Additional adult fee $10 each. Set up after 2 p.m. Thursday. Open to the public 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Pre-registration appreciated but not required.


Sept. 6-8, 2019     Rendezvous on the Reserve


Rendezvous on the Reserve, Godfroy Reservation,  4200 N. CR 800 E, Montpelier, Ind. Sponsored by the Montpelier, Ind., Historical Society. Contact booshway Bryon Maddox, 765-730-0400, bryon.maddox60@yahoo.com, www.rendezvousonthereserve.weebly.com, Facebook page. Fur traders, settlers and Natives are invited to recreate life in the Indiana wilderness 1796-1840. On site of a trading post operated by Myaamia Chief Francois Godfroy more than 200 years ago. Limit of 50 camp sites. Advanced registration requested by Sept. 1. Camp fee $20. At the gate, $25. Set up after 10 a.m. Thursday. Competitions include muzzleloader, hawk & knife, archery, skillet toss, kids games. Potluck 7 p.m. Saturday. Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Offers $5 stipend for demonstrators. Take your own drinking water.


Sept. 6-8, 2019     Pioneer Days


Pioneer Days, Lyme Village, Bellevue, Ohio. Contact Roger Knight, 419-668-6648, 419-706-3430, vrknight@hotmail.com, lymevillage.org. Advanced registration required. Camp fee $5 per person before July 1; $10 after. Craftsmen, rendezvous and military units. Cabins open. Set up after noon Thursday and Friday after 2:30. School day Friday. Tear down after 5 p.m. Sunday. No alcoholic beverages or pets.


Sept. 13-15, 2019     The Legacy of Mary Ingles


The Legacy of Mary Ingles, Beech Fork State Park, Barboursville, West Virginia 25504. Sponsored by Mary Ingles Trail Associates and Beech Fork State Park. Facebook page.


Sept. 14-15, 2019     Fort Bagley Tactical/Challenge Weekend


Fort Bagley Tactical/Challenge Weekend, Houghton Lake, Michigan. Contact Brent Kemmer, kemmerc@hotmail.com. Tacticals and woods challenges using wooded acres with two forts, one for British and ruins for French. Non-public event. A place to test your skills. Pre-registration required.

Sept. 16-18, 2019     Walk Through History


Walk Through History, Davis Park, 6206 Dixie Highway, Bridgeport, Michigan 48722. Contact 989-777-9819, greatlakeshea.weebly.com. Timeline event sponsored by Great Lakes Historical and Educational Association from late Woodland period through French fur trade, Civil War and Logging eras. Designed for public education in social studies, geography and economics.


Sept. 20-22, 2019     Howard City Fall Shoot

Howard City Conservation Club Fall Shoot, Howard City. Mich. Contact Ray Dauchy, 616-696-0364, or Jim Hall, 231-856-0441, www.beaverbrigade.com. Competitions include shoots, hawk & knife, archery. Sunday church service. Leashed pets welcome. Camp fee $20 per family; anyone ages 18 and older pays separate fee.

Sept. 20-22, 2019     Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival


Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival, lower level of Hedges-Boyer Park, Tiffin, Ohio. Contact Ron and Melissa Kramer, 419-447-6010, www.tiffinfestival.com. Registration required. Early setup available after noon Wednesday. No set-ups Friday until after 2 p.m. and must be completed before 9:30 a.m. Saturday. No camp fee. Call for vendor fees. School day Friday. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Lantern tour at dusk Friday. No competitions. GPS address: 180 Summit St., Tiffin, Ohio. Printing map from website recommended.


Sept. 20-28, 2019     Eastern Primitive Rendezvous


Eastern Primitive Rendezvous, 2911 Stoney Run Road, Grove City, Pennsylvania. Contact Vennie Hotchkiss, 814-706-9169, vennie16350@gmail.com, www.easternprimitiverendezvous.com. Advance registration ends Aug. 20. Advanced registration fees are $50 per adult for NMLRA members; $60 for non-members. Children ages 17 and younger are free. Dependents 18 and older are $25 each. Registration at the gate is $10 more per person, plus a $5 per day early setup fee. Trade fee $50; blanket trader $20. For more details on fees and rules, visit www.nrlhf.org, call 717-312-3016 or email nrlhfoffice@gmail.com.


Sept. 21-22, 2019     Roche de Boeuf Festival


Roche de Boeuf Festival, Waterville, Ohio. www.watervillehistory.org. Historic crafts demonstrated and military units at Waterville Historical Society’s Sargent House on River Road.


Sept. 27-29, 2019     Civil Wars Days and American History Timeline Encampment


Civil Wars Days and American History Timeline Encampment, Commons Park, Angola, Indiana. Contact Tom Frederick, (260) 665-5338 or Facebook page. Sponsored by Interactive Heritage History Group. Revolutionary War through present-day military. Early setup Wednesday. No camp fees. Saturday evening potluck. Vendor fees $35. Friday is education day with more than 800 school children expected. Pre-1840 encampment and other time periods located on the north side of the Commons Park with the Civil War groups premiering skirmishes. An Infantry Bounty of $3 will be paid at Sunday morning pay call. Some of the personalities attending include Abraham Lincoln, General Von Steuben, Benjamin Franklin, Teddy Roosevelt and Admiral Farragut. Free Saturday evening Civil War-period dance, which is open to the public. All American history time periods welcome. Pre-registration is appreciated.


Sept. 28- 29, 2019     Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival


Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival, 4-H Fairgrounds, East Taylor Street, Huntington, Indiana  46750. Contact Rowena Richardson, 260-358-7151, ForksoftheWabashPioneerFestival.org. Advanced registration required by Sept. 15.

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