2019 Events


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

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.

Oct. 4-6, 2019     Whiskey Rebellion Encampment and Market Fair

Whiskey Rebellion Encampment and Market Fair, Historical Two-Mile House, 1189 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Contact Lindsay Varner, lvarner@historicalsociety.com, or Sharon Filipovich, sfilipovich@historicalsociety.com, 717-249-7610, www.historicalsociety.com. 225th anniversary event is to include an 18th-century market fair, reenactor encampment, review of the troops and address to the crowd by President Washington and a Pennsylvania whiskey tasting. Vendor fee $50. Friday setup 1 p.m.-dusk. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m.


Oct. 5-6, 2019     Feast of the Hunters' Moon


Feast of the Hunters' Moon, Fort Ouiatenon Historical Park, 3921 S. River Rd., West Lafayette, Indiana. Contact Leslie Martin Conwell, coordinator, for an application, leslie@tippecanoehistory.org, 765-426-2128, www.tippecanoehistory.org. Juried event, time period is 1717-1791 . Public hours 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. No pets.

Oct. 5-6, 2019     Johnny Appleseed Festival

Johnny Appleseed Festival, Auglaize Village, 12296 Krouse Road (GPS only), Defiance, Ohio.  www.auglaizevillagemuseum.org. Demonstrators will be making apple cider, caramel corn, apple butter and sorghum molasses. Kids' activities, music and food vendors. Admission $5 admission. Kids 12 and younger free with paid adult. Annual memberships available.

Oct. 11-12, 2019     Log Cabin's Early American Trades Fair


Log Cabin's Early American Trades Fair: The Apprentice's Journey to Excellence, 8010 Lafayette Road, Lodi, Ohio. Contact 330-948-1082, logcabin@logcabinshop.com. Advanced craftsmen and women sharing knowledge and skills. Open noon-6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Demonstrations include powder horn making, forging, leather work, furniture making, gun building, barrel rifling, candle dipping, flint knapping, quilting and others.


Oct. 11-13, 2019     Mississinewa 1812


Mississinewa 1812, Marion, Ind. Contact www.mississinewa1812.com, 800-822-1812, info@mississinewa1812.com. Largest War of 1812 event in North America commemorates the Battle of Mississinewa. Juried event. Military encampment, Indian village, Rivertown, wilderness area. Public hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission $5 in advance, $7 at the gate; ages 6-12 $3 in advance, $4 at the gate. GPS address: 6000 N 300 W27, La Fontaine, Ind.


Oct. 11-13, 2019     Seneca Muzzleloaders Fall Rendezvous


Seneca Muzzleloaders Fall Rendezvous, Sandusky River Coon Hunters grounds, 7575 TR 131, Tiffin, Ohio. Contact Rob Gerding, 419-341-8657, robbob@hush.com. Black powder shoot, archery, hawk and knife, children’s games, potluck Saturday evening. Registration is $25 or $15 and a prize donation. Setup after 2 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday. No pets.


Oct. 12-20, 2019     Wild Winds Spring Rendezvous


Wild Winds Spring Rendezvous, Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve, 6975 N. Ray Road, Fremont, Ind. Contact Bill Ellias, 260-495-0137. Time period 1780-1850. Competitions and educational stations. Bison farm tours.

Oct. 18-20, 2019     Gathering at Five Medals


Gathering at Five Medals, River Preserve County Park, River Preserve County Park, 68550 CR 31,

Goshen, Ind. Contact Patrick McGuire, 574-848-4322, fivemedals@elkhartcountyhistory.org, gatheringatfiivemedals.org, Facebook page. Great Lakes region from 1670-1816. Merchants, French, British and American military, French voyageurs, Catholic priests and missionaries, woodland Native groups, demonstrations on fur trade topics and a prairie skirmish. Reenactors can register online or by mail. No fee for merchants. School day Friday. Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.


Oct. 18-20, 2019     Salt Festival


Salt Festival, Big Bone Historical Site, Union, Kentucky. parks.ky.gov. Demonstrations of pioneer living and skills, frontier ingenuity, traditions, and lifeways. Browse the crafter's corner to seen the many handmade and hand-crafted items for sale and find lots of good eats at the food court. Enjoy folk and bluegrass music, listen to a storyteller, view prehistoric Ice Age artifacts, and watch a blacksmith working red-hot iron. See how salt was extracted from the waters of Big Bone, watch a flintknapper make a stone point, and discover how bison hair was spun into yarn.



Oct. 18-20, 2019     Sons of Liberty Fall Rendezvous


Sons of Liberty Fall Rendezvous, Canters Cave 4-H Camp, 1362 Caves Road, Jackson, Ohio. Contact Norman Garringer, 740-773-3891, normanga@roadrunner.com. Pre-1840 rendezvous with black powder shoot, hawk and knife and primitive archery competitions. Potluck dinner Saturday night for paid campers only. Friendly-oriented event and newbies welcome.


Oct. 19-20, 2019     Schoenbrunn Village Colonial Trade Fair


Schoenbrunn Village Colonial Trade Fair, 1984 E. High Ave., New Philadelphia, Ohio. Contact Jack Johnson, 419-709-2213, jjohnson3@neo.rr.com, www.schoenbrunnvillagefair.org. Juried event 1750-1789. Application on website. Demonstrators welcome. Camp fee $5 per person. Trade fee $40. Site of the Delaware Moravian settlement 1772-1777, which has 17 reconstructed buildings on their original foundations.


Oct. 25-27, 2019     Jacobsburg Historical Society’s Fall Market Faire & Rendezvous


Jacobsburg Historical Society’s Fall Market Faire & Rendezvous, 402-403 Henry Road, Nazareth, Pennsylvania.  Contact the office at Jacobsburg@rcn.com, 610-759-9029, or event coordinator Amy Gular at amy.gular@verizon.net, www.jacobsburghistory.com. Event celebrates the Henry Family of gunsmiths and the Pennsylvania Longrifle. The Early American Craft Center, 1832 John Joseph Henry House, Pennsylvania Longrifle Museum and Nicholas Hawk Gun Shop are to be open. Activities include kids games, hands-on crafts, blanket traders. Sutlers are encouraged for the market fair and craft demonstrators are invited. Competitions include novelty shoot, woods walk, knife & hawk, archery and muzzleloader shotgun. Pumpkin carving contest and camp feast Saturday night. Camp fee $20 per adult and $10 per child with $50 maximum per family. Add $5 after Oct. 15. Prize donations welcome. Food vendor on site during public hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.  


Nov. 8-10, 2019     Pathways Women's Rendezvous


Pathways Women's Rendezvous, Seven Eagles Historical Education Center, 16486 Wapakoneta Road, Grand Rapids, Ohio. Women only. Beginners welcome. Contact Barb Dailey, 419-378-5861. Inside accommodations available by reservation. Black powder shoot, archery, hawk & knife. Setup anytime Friday. Woodland Indian longhouse, French trapper's cabin, pioneer log house, Scottish tavern, 18th-century trading post, blacksmith shop.

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