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Rendezvous in Mackinaw

 

Event Date:

August 1st - August 3rd, 2014
Rendezvous in Mackinaw (Full Schedule)

Rendezvous in Mackinaw & 18th Century Trade Fair Conkling Heritage Park

18th & 19th Century life in Native American, Military & Civilian Encampment. The Fort Michilimackinac's intent is to present Native Americans, Americans, French & English as they mixed together in the 1700's & early 1800's in the Mackinaw Region.

The 18th Century Trade Fair will feature merchants & blanket traders with 18th & 19th Century crafts, clothing and accessories. There will also be Musket Firing, Cooking and other demonstrations. Hawk and knife, archery and other competitions. See below for a schedule of events.

2014 Rendezvous in Mackinaw Tentative Schedule of Events

Friday August 1st, 2014

10am

Camp setup, Merchant area open to the public

1pm

Kids Games & Competitions

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Camp Closes

Saturday August 2nd, 2014

10am

Encampment & Merchant area open to the public

11am

Hawk & Knife Competition

12pm

Musket firing demonstration

1pm

Looting of Merchant stores, Central Avenue & Mackinaw Crossings. Ending with a Skirmish in Mackinaw Crossings Performance Court with Native American Militia.

3pm

Fashion Show

4pm

Kids Games/Camp Competition

8pm

Public Auction of 18th & 19th Century items and blanket raffle. Mackinaw Crossings at the Performance Court.

10pm

Encampment and Merchant area closed.

10pm

Live band performing at The Depot in Mackinaw Crossings.

Sunday August 3rd, 2014

10am

Encampment & Merchant area open to the public.

11am

Looted items presented to Re-enactor’s and Merchants.

1:30pm

Skirmish in Performance Court in Mackinaw Crossings.

4pm

Encampments are closed to public.

** Times and Events are subject to change due to weather or other situations. Demonstrations will be going on throughout camp from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm.

Sponsored by the Fort Michilimackinac Pagent, Inc. and in Cooperation with the Village of Mackinaw City and the Mackinaw Crossings Shopping Center. Proceeds going towards 2014 & 2015 events in Mackinaw City.

Info provided by: www.mackinawcity.com

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