If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.


– Rudyard Kipling

The 20th Annual Francis Marion Symposium!

FE DuBose Campus, Central Carolina Technical College 3351 Sumter Highway, Manning, SC

Explore the Revolutionary War Southern Campaign with General Francis Marion Immerse yourself in Francis Marion's world and the significance of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.        "Times of Francis Marion, 1732-1795"     Presentations & Evening dinners in Rev. History Site: FE DuBose Campus, Central Carolina Technical College, I-95, Exit 122, Manning, SC Event Registration

ONSPR – The Gathering

1640-1840 Primitive Rendezvous 297 Reavis Road, Yadkinville, NC

We invite you to come rendezvous with us in the beautiful Piedmont Region of North Carolina where Daniel Boone roamed before heading for the Western Frontier. In the mid-1760s, Boone began to look for a new place to settle. The population was growing in the Yadkin Valley, which decreased the amount of game available for […]

$40

Five Medals at The Trace

Stone's Trace 5111 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, IN

Five Medals at The Trace is entering its second year on the heels of a successful inaugural year. The event showcases a gathering of delightful demonstrators, merchants and general participants, combined with unique and interesting programming.

3rd Annual Prairie D’ Ane Rendezvous

1640-1840 Primitive Rendezvous 297 Reavis Road, Yadkinville, NC

Pre 1840's Rendezvous with a fall time twist. There will be fun and games, prizes to be won by all ages.

$12 – $40

Compass Inn Museum’s 2022 Pumpkin Carving Contest

Compass Inn Museum 1386 US-30 East, Laughlintown, PA

Do you have what it takes to carve the spookiest Jack-O-Lantern on this side of Route 30?  Prove it! The Seventh Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest will be held at Compass Inn Museum on Friday, October 28th, 2022. Families and individuals are encouraged to participate. Design it, carve it, and display it! There is no fee to […]

Free

Hair-Raising History: Frightfully True Stories from the Ligonier Valley

Compass Inn Museum 1386 US-30 East, Laughlintown, PA

The waning autumn sun sets over Compass Inn Museum. Torches and newly-carved Jack-O-Lanterns illuminate the walkways leading to the dimly lit rooms of this once-bustling stop. A cold breeze cuts through the air, rattling the dead leaves still clinging to the old maple tree. Compass Inn Museum's “Hair-Raising History: Frightfully True Stories from the Ligonier […]

$14

PATHWAYS WOMEN’S GATHERING

Fort La Buse (private property) 7238 Shaffer Road, Bellville, OH

Open to participants only, Pathways Women's Gathering is a full 3-day, women-only, event that focuses on learning, fellowship, renewal, competitions, etc. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you would like indoor lodging (otherwise you will need to bring canvas). You may arrive as early as noon on Thursday, 11/3/22. For more information and updates, please request […]

The Hill at Fairfield Plantation Natchez Mississippi

1700 – 1840 Living History 6201 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH

35th annual Pre-1840 rendezvous Competition and raffle for the primitive campers will be held the second weekend. Shooting & Skills Event Aggregate Grand Prize - Matt Avance Muzzleloader (must be primitive camping to compete) Raffle Prizes - Matt Avance Muzzleloader & Other Prizes (must be present to win) Firewood, water, hooters, & showers on site. […]

Compass Inn Museum By Candlelight: Bonfire Night

Compass Inn Museum 1386 US-30 East, Laughlintown, PA

Ligonier Valley Historical Society will kick off our Candlelight Tour season with Bonfire Night at Compass Inn Museum on Saturday, November 5th from 6-9 pm. We'll be celebrating the kick-off of the Candlelight Tour season with a bonfire on the historic grounds and some special fall food cooked in our beehive oven in the authentic […]

$14

Battle of Camden SC

Battle of Camden Event Site 1208 Keys Lane, Kershaw, SC

Battle of Camden Reenactment℠ Our annual Battle of Camden Reenactment event will be held on the second weekend of November 2021. As with previous years, the event hosts hundreds of living historians portraying Crown and Patriot Revolutionary War soldiers and distaff (women and children of the soldiers), along with 18th century craftsmen, period craft demonstrations, and merchants […]

Compass Inn Museum By Candlelight: Celebrating Harvest-Time

Compass Inn Museum By Candlelight: Celebrating Harvest-Time

Compass Inn Museum 1386 US-30 East, Laughlintown, PA

Ligonier Valley Historical Society’s Compass Inn Museum will host our ever-popular Harvest Candlelight Tours of the early 1800s stagecoach Inn on Saturday, November 12th & 19th from 4-8 pm. Tickets may be purchased on-site, the day of the event, or in advance through Eventbrite at the following link- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/compass-inn-by-candlelight-celebrating-harvest-time-tickets-439890162317. Admission prices are: $14- Adult; $12- […]

$14
Compass Inn Museum By Candlelight: Celebrating Harvest-Time

Compass Inn Museum By Candlelight: Celebrating Harvest-Time

Compass Inn Museum 1386 US-30 East, Laughlintown, PA

Ligonier Valley Historical Society’s Compass Inn Museum will host our ever-popular Harvest Candlelight Tours of the early 1800s stagecoach Inn on Saturday, November 12th & 19th from 4-8 pm. Tickets may be purchased on-site, the day of the event, or in advance through Eventbrite at the following link- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/compass-inn-by-candlelight-celebrating-harvest-time-tickets-439890162317. Admission prices are: $14- Adult; $12- […]

$14
Compass Inn Museum By Candlelight: Celebrating Yuletide

Compass Inn Museum By Candlelight: Celebrating Yuletide

Compass Inn Museum 1386 US-30 East, Laughlintown, PA

Ligonier Valley Historical Society’s Compass Inn Museum will host our ever-popular holiday Candlelight Tours of the early 1800s stagecoach Inn on select Saturdays and Sundays in November and December from 4-8 pm. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/compass-inn-by-candlelight-celebrating-yuletide-tickets-439907674697) or on-site, the day of the event. Admission prices are: $14- Adult; $12- Adult […]

$14

Yorktown Yule

Yorktown Yule

Watermen's Museum 309 Water Street, Yorktown

Enjoy a holiday through time. Learn about ancient Norse tradition’s influence on modern Christmas. Resolve your disputes before Odin by participating in the Viking Althing! Play some Viking games! Meet the Viking dog! The Swedish Vallhund! Meet and learn about these fury Vikings during our dog show! Experience a Victorian Age Christmas to witness the […]

Free
Yorktown Yule

Yorktown Yule

Watermen's Museum 309 Water Street, Yorktown

Enjoy a holiday through time. Learn about ancient Norse tradition’s influence on modern Christmas. Resolve your disputes before Odin by participating in the Viking Althing! Play some Viking games! Meet the Viking dog! The Swedish Vallhund! Meet and learn about these fury Vikings during our dog show! Experience a Victorian Age Christmas to witness the […]

Free

Monthly Open Shoot

Thunder Creek Long Rifles Monthly Open Shoot

Traditional Black powder shoot. Matches consist of Paper and Metal targets but are open to the range officer discretion. NMLRA rules. $5.00 entry. Pre1840 attire is appreciated, but not necessary Caplock or Flintlock Muzzleloaders only http://thundercreeklongrifles.org/About-us/ Location: 8 miles East of Martinsville, IN, off of Bear Wallow Rd. Range in Valley off main road, Cabin […]

$5

Thunder Creek Long Rifles Wintervous 2023

Thunder Creek Long Rifles is a nonprofit NMLRA Charter Muzzle-loading club. Wintervous is held at the cabin at the top of the hill. Dress for the weather. Bring Water and all your food and beverages. Pre 1840 attire is required. Modern footwear acceptable for the weather conditions. Location: 8 miles East of Martinsville, IN, off […]

Canter’s Cave Trade Fair

Canter's Cave 4H Camp 1362 Caves Rd, Jackson

Pre 1890 Trade Fair, Canter’s Cave 4H Camp, 1362 Cave’s Rd, Jackson OH Sat 8-5 Sun 9-3 Door $4.00 adults, 12 and under free vendor tables $30  

$4.00

Monthly Open Shoot

Thunder Creek Long Rifles Monthly Open Shoot

Traditional Black powder shoot. Matches consist of Paper and Metal targets but are open to the range officer discretion. NMLRA rules. $5.00 entry. Pre1840 attire is appreciated, but not necessary Caplock or Flintlock Muzzleloaders only http://thundercreeklongrifles.org/About-us/ Location: 8 miles East of Martinsville, IN, off of Bear Wallow Rd. Range in Valley off main road, Cabin […]

$5

Noblesville Living History Trade Fair and Antique Arms Show

Hamilton County 4H Fairgrounds 2003 Pleasant St, Noblesville, IN

Everything you need for reenactments, shooting Muzzleloaders, rifles, pistols and shotguns. Shooting pouches, horns and everyting to make them and to make the arms themselves. Also lots of knives, antique arms including swords, knives, leather, primitive archery, camp gear, clothing and almost everything in between! Saturday 9-5 Sunday 9-3

Noblesville Living History Trade Fair and Antique Arms Show

Noblesville Living History Trade Fair and Antique Arms Show

Hamilton County 4H Fairgrounds 2003 Pleasant St, Noblesville, IN

Everything you need for reenactments, shooting Muzzleloaders, rifles, pistols and shotguns. Shooting pouches, horns and everyting to make them and to make the arms themselves. Also lots of knives, antique arms including swords, knives, leather, primitive archery, camp gear, clothing and almost everything in between! Saturday 9-5 Sunday 9-3

Maple Sugaring Camp at Fairhaven Farm

Fairhaven Farm 3213 S. State Road 237, English, IN

Experience the lives of your grandparents and great-grandparents at this circa 1890-1930 civilian camping event. This is a reenactor-only, non-public event that focuses on the social gathering that was maple sugaring. It is also intended to be an introductory event, so while we do require appropriate historical clothing, you don't have to have a perfect […]

Old Towne Trade Fair

Greene County Fair Grounds 120 Fairground Road, Xenia, OH

Welcome to the 2023 Old Towne Trade Fair in Xenia, Ohio. "Living History" This is The Show to attend - and one that should not be missed!  You will find Dealers, Collectors, Educators, History Buffs, Craftspeople, and much, much more. Vendors will be selling 18th and 19th-century Historical Items including -  Iron Forgings, Clothing, Fabrics/Patterns, […]

Monthly Open Shoot

Thunder Creek Long Rifles Monthly Open Shoot

Traditional Black powder shoot. Matches consist of Paper and Metal targets but are open to the range officer discretion. NMLRA rules. $5.00 entry. Pre1840 attire is appreciated, but not necessary Caplock or Flintlock Muzzleloaders only http://thundercreeklongrifles.org/About-us/ Location: 8 miles East of Martinsville, IN, off of Bear Wallow Rd. Range in Valley off main road, Cabin […]

$5
Kalamazoo Living History Show 2023

Kalamazoo Living History Show 2023

Kalamazoo County Expo Center 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI

The Kalamazoo Living History Show is the largest indoor event in the Midwest devoted to pre-1890 antique firearms; period clothing and crafts; re-enactment and living history supplies. More than 10,000 historical re-enactors, history enthusiasts, collectors and the general public from the United States and Canada are expected to attend the 47th annual Kalamazoo Living History […]

$9.00 – $13.00