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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 to Sunday, May 19, 2013
The Osage Spring Knap-in - Boonville Missouri
Join us to exchange ideas, methods and materials just east of Boonville, Mo. on Highway 70 then south at Exit 111.
This location is on the “Brady Show Grounds”. Bring your own tables, chairs, shelter, and ground cover. Knapper’s registration fee is $5.00 for each Knapper or Knapper and spouse. Children under 16 are free accompanied by a parent. Everyone is required to wear a registration badge. Free primitive camping is permitted, and some full hook-ups are also available for a fee. Pets must be on a leash. Only Knap-in related items may be displayed in the designated knapping area(stone, tools, lithic repro’s, Indian crafts). Set up as early as Wed. 8:00 A.M.
NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS
For more information contact one of the event coordinators:
BOB HUNT 816-807-1334, ROY MOTLEY 816-229-6025, DENNIS GARRISON 816-650-3559 MIKE MOSER 660-848-2621
Friday, May 17, 2013 to Saturday, May 18, 2013
Oakville Indian Mounds Multi-Cultural Festival
26th Annual Festival: See Prehistoric, Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw, Civil War and more living history reenactors in character. Primitive Arts displays, kids arts and crafts, craft vendors, Native American food vendors, canoe and wagon rides and much much more. Please visit our website or Facebook page at Facebook.com/oakvilleindianmounds for more information.
Friday, May 17, 2013 to Monday, May 20, 2013
More than 35 Knappers from Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany, etc. will attend.
It will be hosted by the Haderslev Museum, where they have lots of great Originals to look at before trying ourselves!
Friday, May 24, 2013 to Saturday, May 25, 2013
Spring 2013 Flint Ridge Knap-in
Come and join us for a fun and educational weekend. Witness craftsman and artisans demonstrate how to make arrowheads, spears, stone tools, bows, atlatls, stone pipes, cordage as well as other items from hide and bone. Flint Ridge is the same location the Native Americans visited to quarry flint they needed to produce weapons and tools for everyday survival. Take a nature walk through the woods on the park trials and see the remains of the ancient quarry pits left behind by the native people. Then take a tour of the museum to learn about the history and geology of Flint Ridge.
9 - 4 Friday and Saturday, 9-2 Sunday. Entertainment for the entire family.
Contact Roy Miller, Event Coordinator at 330-473-7041, or Roy@RoyMillerFlintRidge.com, or Bill & Pat Weaver, Site Managers at 740-763-4127.
Please visit the link (.pdf) below to view all Knap-in details:
Spring Flint Ridge Knap-in Flier
Saturday, May 25, 2013 to Sunday, June 02, 2013
6th Annual North Umpqua/Illahee Flats Knap-in
Brad Baughman and Jim Hopper will be hosting. There is no charge for camping and Porta-Potties will be provided. There is plenty of room for any type of vehicle parking and camping. Illahee Flats is a traditional abo gathering area, so bring your tarps so we don’t contaminate the area with modern debitage. Also, bring your knapping chairs. Bring your fishing rods. There are several good lakes close by as well as the river. Dry Creek Store is only 2 miles away and has gas and a deli.
Directions: From I-5, take highway 138 east (towards Diamond Lake/Crater Lake) to MP 47 at Dry Creek Store. Go just past Dry Creek Store (200 feet east of store), and turn left (north) on a gravel forest service road. Go about 2 miles, then turn to the right at the Illahee Flats sign. For more information, contact: Brad Baughman at (541) 705-5034, or e-mail: email@example.com
Saturday, May 25, 2013 to Monday, May 27, 2013
2013 Tri-Cities Memorial Weekend Knap-In, Richland, WA
CREHST Museum (Columbia River Environment, History, Science and Technology) agreed to co-sponsor a gathering of knappers in Richland, WA. This will be held in the north end Amon Park on the east edge of Richland next to the Columbia River near the boat launch with open spaces and trees for shade. This is one block east of the main North/South street of Richland, George Washington Way.
General: The public will have easy access to our activity, and we can expect many visitors wishing to see and learn about this ancient craft. Visitors must wear eye protection if they try pressure flaking of rocks. Being in a city park, we must clean up debris and remove equipment at the end of each day, the time of this based on the desires of attendees.
Contact for additional information: GREG GREGER, (509) 943-3951.
Saturday, May 25, 2013 to Saturday, May 25, 2013
5th Annual Kingsport Knap-in & Primitive Arts - TN
Flint knapping & stone-age skills gathering
Saturday, May 25, 2012
9:00 am – 5:00 pm (approximately)
This is a 1 day event. Open to the public.
Location is at Rainbow Motors
2945 East Stone Dr.
6.4 miles east of I-26 on 11W –OR– 2 miles east of Hwy. 93 on 11W
FESTIVAL EVENTS, CRAFTS & DEMOS:
Flintknapping, Primitive arts, survival skills, etc.
No prior registration required, although we would appreciate a call to let us know if you would like to come and participate. There are no vendor fees. This is a fun time to set up and display some of the skills and material you have worked so hard to make.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 to Sunday, June 02, 2013
Devil's Hole Knap-in
Devil's hole Knap-in starts with early set-up no sooner than noon on Thursday May 30th. We will have evening programs on Friday and Saturday and a drawing at 2PM on Saturday, featuring donated items from participants. A donation of $5.00 per family is appreciated, to cover the cost of pavilions and other expenses. Saturday afternoon, things start to wind down and on Sunday morning, Larry Kinsella will lead a tour to Cahokia Mounds. The tour takes about 3 hours. For more information go to www.flintknapper.com and click on Devil's Hole. Musicians, bring your instruments!
Sunday, June 02, 2013 to Sunday, June 02, 2013
Bakersfield Monthly Knap-In, Bakersfield, California
A monthly knap-in is held on the first Sunday of every month. The one-day event goes from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Hart Memorial Park. The park is eight miles northeast of Bakersfield on the Alfred Harrell Highway. Knappers meet at the East end of the park.
Directions: While on highway 58, east of Bakersfield, take the Comanche exit and turn to the north. Comanche curves around 5 to 6 miles and dead ends into highway 178. Turn north on 178 (right) then a quick left (less then 14 mile) onto Alfred Harrell highway. Alfred Harrell 7-8 miles goes into Hart Park. The knap-in is 100 yards or so from the entrance on the right hand side of the park. For more information contact Gary Pickett at: Home: (661) 392-7729, Cell: (661) 444-6163, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, June 14, 2013 to Sunday, June 16, 2013
Southern Indiana knap-in
southern Indiana flint knap-in this is 21 year for it. There many knapper from across the country attend this knap-in . There are many rock vendor with all types of knapping. Stone for sale. Like to invite you to come knap with us. There is primitive camping on site and there Is a few spot camper .vender fee is $25.00. Camping fee is $5,00 . For more info call Eric\'s rocks 8129684615
Thursday, June 20, 2013 to Tuesday, June 25, 2013
3rd Annual Bitterroot Valley Knap-In - Montana
Joan and Richard Urata will be hosting the 3nd Annual Bitterroot Valley Knap-In at the Larry Creek Campground in the Bass Creek Recreation Area, Bitterroot Valley, Montana. We will be there to set up from noon Thursday 6/20 thru noon Tuesday 6/25 for clean-up. As with all PSK knap-ins, everything is free. This is a family event. There is a paved parking lot for RV’s (no hookups) and vehicles. There will be lots of room for tents under the trees or under the stars. Forest Service restricts RV’s to 30 ft. and vehicles need to stay in the parking lot – camp gear will need to be carried a short distance to your campsite. This is BEAR country so tenters should bring a long rope to hang your food up in the trees, or leave it in your vehicles. There will be a pot luck dinner Saturday evening with the hosts providing the main dish. This will be a Forest Service group area with trees providing about 75% shade where we will be gathering and tenting. There is a 50 X 50 yard open area for an archery/atlatl range and tents. There is a large supermarket 6 miles away and restaurants 6 to 8 miles away in Stevensville. There is a motel 15 miles away in Lolo.
The RV spaces at Larry Creek Group Campground are limited so be sure to make your reservations with Richard & Joan to guarantee a space in the group camp. A list of alternative RV Parks and Hotels is available by emailing Joan at the address below.
Charles Waters Campground – the first come first served campground - is about a mile from Larry Creek in the same complex – cost is $10/night and no hookups or $5/night with Senior National Park Pass. This campground has individual spaces and will be busy the weekend after the holiday.
If you are planning on coming to the Montana Knap-In please drop us a line at email@example.com or call us at (406) 360-1752 and let us know how many are in your party and if you are tent camping or staying somewhere else in your RV. The Forest Service likes to get a tentative number of attendees so they can help us in our facility planning.
Directions: Drive to Missoula, Montana, on Interstate 90. Take exit 101 and head south on Reserve Street (also designated Hwy 93) to Hamilton. Turn right on Brooks street (also designated Hwy 93). You will pass 2 towns, Lolo and Florence. Turn right onto Bass Creek Road, 0.6 miles south of mile post 71 to Bass Creek Recreation area. Go 2 miles into Bass Creek Recreation area then turn right to Larry Creek campground group area. Go 1 mile on gravel road to our group campground.
Thursday, July 04, 2013 to Sunday, July 07, 2013
Primitive Summer Gathering East
Oxford Rod and Gun Club, 215 Ingraham Rd. Oxford , NY 13830
Vendors and demonstrators are welcome to this fun filled 4th of July event. We welcome all educators to come demonstrate. Knappers, re-enactors, primitive archers, Native American, and all the rest, come show all. The knowledge needs to be passed. There is no vending fee.
A donation to the club is welcome but not required. Any vendors or demonstrators please contact AJ Bagg (607)244-0711 pre-registration before June 1, 2013 appreciated due to advertising and space planning purposes. Contact AJ ASAP if you want to be advertised. This is a public event. We just want an idea of who is interested. Pre-registration is not required but it helps a set up plan.
We will have 4 full days of ISAC, unlimited 40 target woods 3D course ($15.00 for the entire event), Running Deer, Charging Boar, night time Coon Hunt, Practice Range, long range targets including a full size 3D elk, aerial shooting.
There are 2 ISAC targets that are available anytime a flight gets together. Scheduled ISAC tournaments are at 11am and 5 pm, all 4 days.
The club is having a Black Powder Shoot on Sunday July 7. The club welcomes all black powder shooters for this. 3D course will be closed for safety, during this shoot. Contact: Jim VanGiesen (607) 656-8882.
Primitive camping is abundant. We are NICE dog friendly. It’s great to sit around the fire, telling tall tales. The kitchen will be open for basic breakfast and lunch Fri, Sat, and Sun. There will also be a central cooking fire burning through the event for all to use. If you want to share, we welcome all donations to feed the group. No one has ever gone hungry.