April 8-11, 2021 - School of the Longhunter, Prickett's Fort, 88 State Park Road, Fairmont, West Virginia, 26554. Contact (304) 363-3030 or register at www.prickettsfort.org/register. Intense weekend of instruction, exploring the role of early frontiersmen on the American frontier. Speakers focus on frontier skills of the longhunter. Space is limited and registration is required. Fee is $45.
April 16-18, 2021 - Spring Fest Rendezvous, Blue River Longrifles, Morristown, Indiana. Contact 317-448-0390, , Facebook page. Camp fee $20.
(canceled) April 2021 - Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous, Williamsburg, Ohio. Contact grassy-run.org.
April 23-25, 2021 - Spring Rendezvous, Ball & Arrow Primitive Weapons Club, 5190 Days Lane, New Philadelphia, Ohio. Website www.ballandarrow.org, Facebook page Camp fee $20. Competitions include woods walk, bow trail, hawk & knife, kids games. Take your own drinking water. Walk-ins welcome. No pets.
April 23-25, 2021 - Ladies Friendship Circle Rendezvous, Friendship, Indiana. Contact Joe-D Baxter, (812) 344-4808, email@example.com. Woodswalk, modern .22 matches, rifle and pistol matches, trap shooting. Instructors and loaner guns available for registered participants.
April 23-25, 2021 - Bridgeton Rendezvous, Downtown Bridgeton, Indiana 47836. Sponsored by Bridgeton Covered Bridge Association. Contact , 765-548-2136, bridgetonindiana.com. Reenactment 1750-1840 with period camps, clothing, cooking, trading, black powder rifle shoots, primitive bow shoot, knife and hawk throwing demos, woods walk, canoe event. No camp fee. Rustic setting and historic town. Free space for indoor period trade fair vendors. School day Friday. Early setup by arrangement.
April 24-25, 2021 - Redbud Trail Rendezvous, Trail of Courage, 37 E 375 N, Rochester, Indiana 46975. Contact Fulton County Historical Society, 574-223-4436, Facebook page. Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission $3.
April 24-25, 2021 - Patoka Valley Long Rifles Spring Rendezvous, 1579 E. Logtown Road, Winslow, Indiana 47598. Contact Tom E Hawk Mosley, 812-677-2318, , Facebook page.
April 28-May 2, 2021 - Lancaster County Longrifles Rendezvous And Black Powder Shoot, Muddy Run Park, Susquehanock Drive, Holtwood, Pennsylvania. Contact Danny Gichner, 717-682-1393, , or Luanne Bell, 717-566-9983, , www.lancastercountylongrifles.com, Facebook page. Pre-1840 fur trade era. Event will have no pre-registration this year and all registration and fees will be paid at the gate. Print the registration form from the Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/lancastercountylongrifles and have it filled out with cash or check in hand at the gate. Camp fees are $35 for adults ages 17 and older and $27 for youth ages 12-16. Children ages 11 and younger are free. Family rate is $105. Sutler fee is $25. Adult day shooter is $35 and youth day shooter is $27. Early setup begins after noon April 24 for associate members who pay $10 extra fee for each adult before April 17. Associate members also gain voting privileges for the election of board members. Registered sutlers may set up beginning noon April 25. Early setup for campers is 8 a.m.-8 p.m. April 27; vehicles must be out by dark. Period attire is required beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Gate is open for registration 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday with a one-hour unload time. Camp ends at noon Sunday. Small modern camp available and nearby campground. Competitions include rifle, pistol, smoothbore shoots as well as archery, hawk & knife, woods walk, children's games, Highland games, seminars.
April 30-May 2, 2021 - Greene County Fish & Game Spring Rendezvous, 1538 Union Road, Xenia, Ohio 45385. Contact James Moody, 937-805-9313. Camp fee. No extra fee for traders. Competitions include rifle woodswalk, smoothbore woodswalk, archery. hawk & knife, pistol match, pastry toss.
April 30-May 2, 2021 - Kentucky's Corps of Longriflemen Spring Rendezvous, hosted by Bucksnort Longhunters, Elizabethtown, 1620 Audobon Trace Road, Kentucky. Contact Carl King, , or Charlie Burton, firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 8-9, 2021 - Muster on the St. Mary’s timeline, 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. Vikings through mid-1950s. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
May 14-16, 2021 - Jennings Creek Council Spring Rendezvous, Camp Clay, 9196 Liberty Union Road, Van Wert, Ohio 45891. Contact Larry Curl, , for registration form or information. Competitions include rifle, smoothbore, archery, hawk & knife and men’s and women’s games. Canned meat prizes; junior aggregate. Council fire Saturday evening. Wooded and open camp sites. Showers. Flush toilets. Fishing and swimming in the pond. No pets.
May 14-16, 2021 - Settlers Encampment on the Auglaize, Auglaize Village & Farm Museum, 12296 Krouse Road Defiance, Ohio. Era of Exploration through the War of 1812 juried event. To apply, contact Mike Judson, , 574-536-9851, or Cheryl Daniel, , 419-551-1134. Public days 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. School day Friday. Settlers, pioneers, French, English and American civilians, military, Natives, merchants, artisans of all trades and any persona relevant to Ohio, the Old Northwest Territory, the Middle Ground or Great Lakes Region pre-1815 are invited to preserve history through education and demonstration. Roomy site with plenty of shade and easy access to all camp areas.
(Modified event) May 15, 2021 - Instead of Siege of Fort Randolph, the event will be a Fort Randolph History Walk, 1186 Charleston Road, Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Contact Fort Randolph Committee, ; Deb Cassady, ; or Fort Randolph Reenactors and Friends Facebook page. The history walk will be 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and is to include short presentations by Cornstalk, Capt McKee, Blackfish and other notable individuals. The trading post will be open and a small group of colonial reenactors will be on hand to demonstrate frontier life skills. The number of reenactors is limited and by invitation only.
May 15-16, 2021 - New Frontiersman's Spring Rendezvous, Ashland Conservation Farm, Ashland, Ohio. Contact Dave and Teri Moore, 419-589-4843, or Roy Howman, 419-961-1620, www.acwcl.org. Set up Friday. Camp fee $6. Trail walk Saturday and Sunday. Archery is new for 2021. Camp dinner Saturday 6 p.m. Dogs must be on leash.
(New event) May 15-16, 2021 - Terra Haute Colonial Fair, Vigo County Conservation Club, 10382 Grotto Road, Terra Haute, Indiana. Contact Ron Turner, , vigocountyconservationclub.org. Juried event, 1700-1812 in west central Indiana. Public hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline April 1. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
May 15-16, 2021 - Voyageur Rendezvous, Lake County Parks, Grand Kankakee Marsh County Park, 21690 Clay St., Hebron, Indiana 46341. Contact 219-769-7275, email@example.com.
May 21-23, 2021 - Seneca Muzzleloaders Spring Rendezvous, Sandusky River Coon Hunters grounds, 7575 TR 131, Tiffin, Ohio 44883. Contact Rob Gerding, 419-341-8657, firstname.lastname@example.org. Black powder shoot, archery, hawk and knife. No games or Saturday evening potluck. Camp fee is $25 or $15 and a prize donation. Setup after 2 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday. No pets. Membership fee is $25 per year.
(New event) May 22-23, 2021 - Early Ohio on the Portage River, Wood County Museum, 13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green, Ohio. Juried timeline event, 1750-1865. Contact Frank Butwin, 419-270-0622, email@example.com.
May 22-23, 2021 - Sons of Liberty Indoor Trade Fair, Canters Cave 4-H Camp, 1362 Caves Road, Jackson, Ohio. Contact Gary George, , 740-856-7262. Period vendors selling wares from the time periods of 1890 and earlier. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission $3; $2 in period dress. COVID-19 mandates such as masks and social distancing in place at the time will be observed.
May 28-31, 2021 - Sons of Liberty Spring Rendezvous, Canters Cave 4-H Camp, 1362 Caves Road, Jackson, Ohio. Contact Norman Garringer, 740-773-3891, firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-1840 rendezvous with black powder shoot, hawk and knife and primitive archery competitions. Potluck dinner Saturday night for paid campers only. Friendly event and newbies welcome.
May 28-31, 2021 - Mad River Muzzleloaders Spring Rendezvous, in conjunction with Logan Hills Festival, Hall-Fawcett Park, 4595 CR 153, Zanesfield, Ohio. Contact Marc Boyer, 937-407-0267, , Facebook page. Includes Taloga Outdoor Drama, which depicts local history. Camp fee $20 or $25 at the gate. Vendor fee $25. Fee to watch drama. Set up Thursday and Friday. Early setup available. Lizard pull, archery, hawk & knife. Festival also includes Logan Hills Native Woodland Gathering pow wow.
May 29-30, 2021 - First Siege 1813, Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121, www.fortmeigs.org/events. Juried event. British units, American militia and native groups.
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 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 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. 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.
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.
Aug. 7-8, 2021 - 18th-Century Colonial Trade Fair at the Mill, Wolf Creek Grist Mill Museum, 3175 SR 3 South, Loudonville, Ohio 44842. Contact Trevor Ross, 419-606-0274, , , www.wolfcreekmill.org, Facebook page. Juried event seeking demonstrators and traders. Setup Aug. 5-6 and can stay through Aug. 9. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 7-8. Admission $3/adults and $1 off for wearing period dress.
Aug. 12-15, 2021 - Sandusky County Bicentennial +1 Celebration, White Star Park, Gibsonburg, Ohio. Contact Sue Brinker, , or Vicki Johnson, 419-601-2495, email@example.com. Celebrating Ohio 200 years ago, but any era welcome. Festival is 3-10 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. until after 10 p.m. fireworks Saturday. Early setup available Thursday and takedown is anytime Sunday. No camp fee. Music, performers, cannons, festival atmosphere.
Aug. 13-15, 2021 - Seneca Muzzleloaders Summer Rendezvous, Sandusky River Coon Hunters grounds, 7575 TR 131, Tiffin, Ohio 44883. Contact Rob Gerding, 419-341-8657, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Aug. 13-15, 2021 - Whispering Pines Rendezvous, Whispering Pines Cap & Flint Club, northern Pennsylvania, www.whisperingpines.club. Contact email@example.com. Camp fee is $25 and shoot registration is $7 per person. Rifle, pistol, trade gun, black powder cartridge, woods walks and aggregates for men, ladies and juniors. Archery woods walk. Primitive attire is not required to attend or compete.
Aug. 14-15, 2021 - Revolution on the Ohio Frontier, Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121, www.fortmeigs.org/events. Juried event. Recreation of life in early America with weapon demonstrations and drilling.
Aug. 28-29 and Sept. 4-6, 2021 - Great Trail Festival, festival grounds, SR 43, Malvern, Ohio. Contact 330-794-9100, www.greattrailfestival.com. Reenactors, musicians, blanket traders and buckskinning families by invitation and inquiry. Cannon firing, tomahawk contest, battle reenactments, French Quarter and participant dinner. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Aug. 28-29, 2021 - Post Miami – 1754-1763, 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. Known as the “Seven Year’s War,” French Marines, Forces of the Crown and Native allies wrestle for supremacy in North America. Public hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
Sept. 3-6, 2021 - Greene County Fish & Game Labor Day Rendezvous, 1538 Union Road, Xenia, Ohio 45385. Contact James Moody, 937-805-9313. Camp fee. No extra fee for traders. Competitions include rifle woodswalk, smoothbore woodswalk, archery. hawk & knife, pistol match, pastry toss.
Sept. 4-5, 2021 - The Fair at New Boston, George Rogers Clark Park, 936 S. Tecumseh, Springfield, Ohio. Contact Pam Cottrel, 937-322-4181, , 937-882-9216, www.fairatnewboston.org. Sponsored by George Rogers Clark Heritage Association. Invitation-only, juried event. Time period 1790-1812. Friday school day. Entertainment, food, taverns, craftsmen, Woodland Indian village, military encampment, children’s games and puppets, music, street entertainers, shopping. Learn dance steps from 1800. Battle reenactment each day.
Sept. 4-5, 2021 - Fort Henry Days 2021, Wheeling, West Virginia. Website, www.forthenrydays.org. A tribute to Wheeling’s frontier era. Setup Friday 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and 7-9 a.m. Saturday.
Sept. 4-6, 2021 - Fort Rowdy Gathering, Covington Community Park, 140 W. Broadway, Covington, Ohio. Contact Kari Hollis, 937-570-8548, , Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1644286689160840 . Rendezvous and community festival along the Stillwater River, connected by a 209-foot-long portable footbridge. Free live entertainment on both sides of the river and food and crafts on the festival side.
Sept. 10-12, 2021 - Jennings Creek Council Fall Rendezvous, Camp Clay, 9196 Liberty Union Road, Van Wert, Ohio 45891. Contact Larry Curl, , for registration form or information. Competitions include rifle, smoothbore, archery, hawk & knife and men’s and women’s games. Canned meat prizes; junior aggregate. Council fire Saturday evening. Wooded and open camp sites. Showers. Flush toilets. Fishing and swimming in the pond. No pets.
Sept. 10-12, 2021 - Rendezvous On The Reserve, Montpelier Historical Society, Montpelier, Indiana 47359. Contact Bryon Maddox, 765-730-0400, firstname.lastname@example.org. Educational event for public. Participants are encouraged to demonstrate a skill from the Indiana fur trade era; $5 stipend for demonstrators. Advanced registration preferred before Sept. 7. Limited to first 50 camps. Camp fee is $20 if pre-registered; $25 at the gate. Setup starts at 10 a.m. Thursday. Enter and check in at north gate. Take your own drinking water. Competitions include shoots, hawk & knife, archery, skillet toss, kids' games.
Sept. 11-12, 2021 - Muzzleloader Rendezvous Black Powder Shoot & Artisan Show, Endless Mountains Primitive Outdoorsmen, American Legion Post 510, Route 6, Black Walnut, Pennsylvania. Black powder shooting, sharpshooter and pistol paper targets, a hawk and knife walk, a woods walk, primitive archery, trapping, fire starting. Primitive or non-primitive camping. $10 camp doantion. $20 vendor donation.
Sept. 16-19, 2021 - 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.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Lantern tour at dusk Friday. No competitions. GPS address: 180 Summit St., Tiffin, Ohio. Printing map from website recommended.
Sept. 16-19, 2021 - Military timeline event, Crestline Historical Society & Museum, former Hutson Football Stadium, Crestline, Ohio. Contact Julie Rossington, 419-569-4454. Timelines starts with Revolutionary War and continues through time. Event is fundraiser for museum taking place during the Harvest Festival. Friday school day tentatively planned.
Sept. 17-19, 2021 - The Legacy of Mary Ingles, Mary Ingles Trail Associates, Beech Fork State Park, Barboursville, West Virginia 25504. Contact association, 304-937-4505, , ridinghorses5.wixsite.com/maryinglestrail.
(New event) Sept. 18-19, 2021 - Warren County Frontier Fair, downtown Lebanon, Ohio, at Historic Glendower Mansion, Harmon Museum campus and Molly Harmon Park. Hosted by Warren County Historical Society and Main Street Lebanon. Contact Sheila Kendall, 513-232-2218. Ohio frontier event, 1790s-1820s. Seeking portrayals, demonstrations, skills, crafts, music, storytelling relevant to the time period. Period sutlers and food vendors are welcome with no vendor fees. Reenactors camping on the Glendower lawn. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Official opening of the soon-to-be-placed Beedle Cabin planned during the event.
Sept. 25-26, 2021 - Life in Early Ohio, Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio. Contact 419-874-4121, www.fortmeigs.org/events. Juried event. Historic skills and
765-573-3033, email@example.com. Largest War of 1812 event in North America commemorates the Battle of Mississinewa. Juried event. Military encampment, Indian village, Rivertown, wilderness area. Commemoration of battle fought Dec. 17-18, 1812. Public hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission $7 in advance, $9 at the gate; ages 6-12 $5 in advance, $6 at the gate. GPS address: 6000 N 300 W27, La Fontaine, Ind.
Oct. 1-3, 2021 - Vermilion Creek Colonial Muster, 11854 Peacock Road, Laingsburg, Michigan 48848. Contact 517-651-9193. Queen’s Rangers and Peacock Road Family Farm co-host a colonial event for 1750s-1780s. Demonstrations of period music, cooking, crafts, mock battle scenarios, artillery firing. Natives, French, British and American soldiers and civilians of the colonial period. Early setup on Thursday for those participating in the school program on Friday.
Oct. 7-10, 2021 - Harvest Moon Rendezvous, Infirmary Mound Park, 4351 Lancaster Road, Granville, Ohio. Contact Jason Vermilion, 740-258-8962, firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-1840 event. Setup is Thursday. Rendezvous starts at 9 a.m. Thursday. Camp fee is $10. Vendors camp free. Trade blankets welcome. Public days 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Walk-in shooters welcome, but period dress is required. Rifle and smoothbore woodswalk, hawk & knife, archery, fire starting with re-entry, pistol match is blanket shoot. Saturday evening potluck with auction to follow. No pets.
Oct. 9-10, 2021 - Feast of the Hunters’ Moon, Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Fort Ouiatenon Historical Park, 3921 S. River Road, West Lafayette, Indiana. Contact 765-476-8411, , www.tippecanoehistory.org. Juried event: 1717-1791 . Public hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. No pets.
Oct. 15-22, 2021 - Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve Fall Rendezvous, 6975 N. Ray Road, Fremont, Indiana. Contact 260-495-0137, email@example.com.
Oct. 15-17, 2021 - Seneca Muzzleloaders Fall Rendezvous, Sandusky River Coon Hunters grounds, 7575 TR 131, Tiffin, Ohio 44883. Contact Rob Gerding, 419-341-8657, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. 15-17, 2021 - Sons of Liberty Fall Rendezvous, Canters Cave 4-H Camp, 1362 Caves Road, Jackson, Ohio. Contact Norman Garringer, 740-773-3891, email@example.com. Pre-1840 rendezvous with black powder shoot, hawk and knife and primitive archery competitions. Potluck dinner Saturday night for paid campers only. Friendly event and newbies welcome.
Oct. 15-17, 2021 - Schoenbrunn Colonial Trade Faire, Historic Schoenbrunn Village, 1984 E. High Ave., New Philadelphia, Ohio. Contact Jack Johnson, 419-709-2213, for application. Juried event, Ohio frontier 1750-1789. Home school day 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday. Public hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Located on the site of the Delaware Moravian Village in use from 1772-1777. There are 17 reconstructed buildings including a school, meeting house, four native round log cabins and 14 square log cabins. 18th century trade goods, music, cooking demonstrations, weaving, medical demonstrations, apothecary, musket demonstrations, 18th-century church service on Sunday, indentured servant demonstrations, kids games.
(New event) Oct. 15-17, 2021 - Historical Indiana 1680s thru 1815, Jimtown Historical Museum, Elkhart County, Indiana. Juried event.
Oct. 22-24, 2021 - Five Medals at The Trace, Stone's Trace, 5111 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, Indiana 46767. Contact Mike Judson, 574-536-9851, firstname.lastname@example.org. Check website for application. 1740-1890 event focused on demonstration and education. Well-known presenters, demonstrators and merchants. Range for live shoot. Skirmish. Saturday evening candlelight tour followed by artillery and musketry night firing. Friday student education day.
Oct. 23-24, 2021 - Patoka Valley Long Rifles Fall Rendezvous, 1579 E. Logtown Road, Winslow, Indiana 47598. Contact Tom E Hawk Mosley, 812-677-2318, , Facebook page.
Oct. 29-31, 2021 - Greene County Fish & Game Fall Rendezvous, 1538 Union Road, Xenia, Ohio 45385. Contact James Moody, 937-805-9313. Camp fee. No extra fee for traders. Competitions include rifle woodswalk, smoothbore woodswalk, archery. hawk & knife, pistol match, pastry toss.
Nov. 4-7, 2021 - 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.
Nov. 5-7 - Kentucky's Corps of Longriflemen Fall Rendezvous, hosted by Wilderness Rangers at Tanner's Station, Blue Licks Battlefield State Park, 10299 Maysville Road, Carlisle, Kentucky 40311. Park number, 859-289-5507, Erik.Unthank@ky.gov.