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Friday, March 27, 2015 to Saturday, March 28, 2015
14th Annual Mammoth Spring State Park Knap-In
March 27, 2015 - March 28, 2015
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Meeting Place: Ball Field Area
Admission: Free for spectators; knappers - $10
Flintknappers will be demonstrating and teaching the primitive art of making points and arrowheads. Some tools and rock will be available for those starting out. This is an excellent opportunity to watch and learn from seasoned knappers. Demonstrations both days.
Mammoth Spring State Park P.O. Box 36 Mammoth Spring, AR 72554
Ph: (870) 625-7364
Thursday, April 09, 2015 to Sunday, April 12, 2015
2015 Pedernales Knap-In, Johnson City, Texas
The 2015 Pedernales Knap-In has been scheduled for April 9-12, 2015. This is the weekend prior to Nibblet\'s Bluff Knap-In.
The Pedernales Knap-In site takes place at the Blanco County Fairgrounds in Johnson City, Texas. This is located on the north end of Johnson City, Texas, on the west side of U.S. Hwy 281, and on the south side of the Pedernales River.
You can preview the site by going to either Google Maps (satellite view) or Google Earth. Navigate to Johnson City, Texas (west of Austin), then follow U.S. Hwy 281 north to the Pedernales River. The rodeo arena is a good, easy to find landmark. You will be able to see the grove of trees between the rodeo arena and the barns.
Knappers have been pleased with this site. We have access to a small covered pavilion (for inclement weather knapping) and a large area between the pavilion and the rodeo arena with several nice shade trees. The Blanco County Fairgrounds offer knappers plenty of parking, easy in-easy out access, several nearby convenience stores and restaurants, electricity for late-night knapping, water faucets, on-site trash dumpsters, and enclosed restrooms. I will rig up a makeshift shower like I did last year. Knappers will be able to camp at their knapping area, in the parking area, or under some of the large live-oak trees near the arena. Alternatively, since the Fairgrounds are adjacent to the Pedernales River, camping is available next to the River if one so desires.
What we don\'t have on site is motor homecamp trailer hookups. However, there is the nice Roadrunner RV Park (830) 868-7449).It is located 1.5 miles south of the Fairgrounds on the east side of U.S. Hwy 281 and just across the road from the Valero convenience store and gas station. There are also a couple of motels in Johnson City for those who want more comfortable accommodations. They are near the traffic light at the intersection of US 281 and US 290. One is the nearly new Best Western (830) 868-4044 and the other is the older and less expensive Hill Country Inn (830) 868-2614.
We are trying very hard to maintain a cost-effective and affordable Knap-In. There will be no charge for camping. However, all Knappers andor Vendors will be required to pay a $10 Registration Fee for the event. As usual, we will once again be asking knappers and vendors to donate items for our Saturday afternoon auctionfund raiser to help cover Knap-In expenses.
The Pedernales Knap-In will be open to the public at no charge. Since we are located right on the west side of U.S. Hwy 281 with high visibility and plenty of parking, we hope to attract the public in good numbers. We will also be submitting press releases to the local newspapers to advertise the event.
In closing, we hope to see many of you the second weekend of April, 2015 at the Blanco County Fairgrounds in Johnson City, Texas for the Pedernales Knap-In!!!
Let\'s Get Crackin\'!!!
Ron Fieseler, Chairman
Friday, April 17, 2015 to Sunday, April 19, 2015
Southwest Louisiana Knap-in.
The SW LA knap-in is a twice annual event held among the piney woods of Nibletts Bluff Park, in Vinton, LA (between Lake Charles, LA and Orange, TX). Each Spring and Fall Flintknappers and vendors from across the country meet to exchange techniques, sell, trade, and to renew old acquaintances from earlier knap-ins.
The curious and those wanting to learn are very much welcome to browse among the canopies (and perhaps a teepee) of knappers busily breaking flint or sitting enjoying conversation. Join in and learn the ancient secrets of making arrowheads and stone tools. Far different from anything you have ever experienced with friendly folks eager to share. The kind and welcoming host, Tex Holloway, is the heart and soul of the event. You won\'t get away without meeting him.
This is a family oriented event so bring the kids. Besides, it\'s free! The spring-time event sometimes coincide with a thrilling Civil War re-enactment also taking place in the park. Contact Tex at 337-528-2496 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, April 24, 2015 to Saturday, April 25, 2015
16th Annual North Georgia Flintknappers & Primitive Arts Festival
Held at Gatewood Park, Cartersville, Georgia. Take exit 290 off I-75 to Gatewood Park (follow the arrowhead signs)
244 Bartow Beach, Cartersville, GA 30120
Free Admission – Door Prizes - Auction
Watch & participate in demonstrations of arrowhead & spear point making, bow & arrow crafting, fire building, hide tanning, basketry, cord making, trap and snare making and much more!
There will be an onsite food vendor and clean restrooms
April 23 will be vendor set up day and April 26 will be vendor break down day. Both days will be open to the public will limited number of vendors available for sales. Vendor fees are $25.00 for a 15 foot space.
Michael Miller will be available for artifact identification Saturday April 25. You are encouraged to bring your artifacts to the event and let Michael examine them. Sales of artifacts are strictly prohibited at this event!
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Swetmon @ email@example.com, 770-304-8760, Michael Swetmon firstname.lastname@example.org 770-253-5164 or Mike Blackston @ email@example.com, 706-283-7143
Friday, May 01, 2015 to Sunday, May 03, 2015
Watercreek Knap-In - Yellville AR
Come join us on the banks of Water Creek for music, eating, arrowhead making, pottery, gourds, jewelry and lots of fellowship. Contact - Gwen Shipman 870-404-6046 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, May 02, 2015 to Sunday, May 03, 2015
Michigan Flintknappers Spring Knap-In
This is our annual spring knap-in held at the Chelsea Rod & Gun Club, 7103 Lingane Road, Chelsea, MI 48118. This event is open to all flintknappers and primitive skills enthusiasts. Archery range will be open. Bring your atlatls, too.
Saturday is for knappers and other participants only. Sunday is open to the public.
For more info call Mike Cook at 517-242-1352 or email at email@example.com
Friday, May 08, 2015 to Saturday, May 09, 2015
Archaeological Society of South Carolina Knap-in
Knap-in at Lynches River County Park | May 8- 9, 2015
Friday 11:00 - 5:00 & Saturday 10:00 - 5:00
Vendors will offer reproduction stone tools, flint, knapping tools and unique crafts. Enjoy hiking, canoeing and the canopy and river walk among towering cypress trees. Vendor fee $15 & camping $8 per night.
Flintknapping (stone tool making)
Spear throwing with the Atlatl and Dart
Artifact Identification Table
Auction & Archaeology Talk on Saturday
Directions: From Florence: Take US 52 south for 12 miles, take the first right past the Lynches River Bridge onto Old Number 4. Go 2 miles and turn right onto County Park Road. GPS: 5094 County Park Rd. Coward, SC 29530 | 34.038436,-79.789238
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Visit Lynches River County Park\'s website for more information on the park.
Contact Michael Miller for more information on being a vendor, camping, or the knap-in schedule. 330-224-0016 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, May 09, 2015 to Saturday, May 09, 2015
Genesee Valley Flintknappers Spring Knap-In
When: Knap-In Saturday May 9, 2015
Camping Friday May 8 through Sunday May 10
Where: Letchworth State Park
Highbanks Tent & Trailer Camping Area
Knap-in will be held inside the Camping Recreation Hall on Saturday. Open to the public- visitors not camping are welcome!
Participants are welcome and encouraged to bring primitive and knapping-related items, supplies for display sale during the event on Saturday.
As no concessions will be available, participants should plan for their own meals during the weekend. Everyone is encouraged to provide a dish-to-pass and BYOB for a pot luck lunch during the knap-in on Saturday.
Knap-in participants will be camping on sites in Loop #200 [pets welcome in this area]
To view the campsites visit:
To reserve a campsite visit: http:www.reserveamerica.com
• Restrooms showers available
• Electricity available on campsites
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 to Sunday, May 17, 2015
Join us to exchange ideas, methods and materials just east of Boonville, Mo on Hwy 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 $15.00 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). Contact Bob Hunt for more information on 816-8071334.
Friday, May 22, 2015 to Sunday, May 24, 2015
Spring Flint Ridge Knap-in - Ohio
Please click the link for the flyer with all the times, info and map.
For knappers, the vendors fee is $25 for the event (includes camping and vendors space). If you plan on camping but not vending it is $25 for the weekend or $10 per night. Early birds can come in on Thursday.
Friday, May 29, 2015 to Sunday, May 31, 2015
Outdoors Without Limits 2nd Annual Knap-in - Comer GA
Outdoors Without Limits 2nd Knap-in Primitive skills event will be May 29-31 at the Madison County Fairgrounds in Comer GA. We welcome flintknappers and other primitive skill exhibitors to vend and demonstrate your art or crafts.
See flint knapping, making bows and arrows and muzzle-loading firearms, falconry, tanning deer hides, furniture-making, making bamboo fly rods and starting a fire with flint and friction. Craft demonstrations include quilting, woodcarving and the making of knives and walking canes. The event will be heavily publicized.
For more info contact Tim Rowe email@example.com
Friday, June 19, 2015 to Sunday, June 21, 2015
South Indiana Knap-in
I’ve been holding a knap-in every Father’s Day weekend for many years down in “Old Town” Leavenworth, Indiana. It is a beautiful site near the Ohio River.
This will be the 22nd consecutive year. There will be dealers from across the country selling their crafts and knapping stone. You can come in on Thursday and leave Monday.
There will be a $25 fee for vending and a $10 fee for camping on site. Limited electric available.
Please call or email for more info - 812-968-4615 firstname.lastname@example.org