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  Rendezvous at Spoon River Encampment   

Rendezvous at Spoon River Encampment

  • Location: ISM Dickson Mounds Museum, Lewistown
  • Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012 through Sunday, October 14, 2012 , 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum will host the annual “Rendezvous at Spoon River” – a living history re-enactment, during October 6, 7, 13, 14, 2012 of the Spoon River Scenic Drive weekends.  Members of the Mackinaw Valley Longrifles Association will be on hand to teach the public about the lifestyles, survival skills, and rich cultural history of Illinois 18th and 19th century inhabitants.
 
The public is invited to visit their primitive encampment on the museum grounds and engage in blanket trading and knife-hawk throwing; view demonstrations of wooden spoon carving, fiber arts, and much more.  The event is open to the public from 8:30 am - 5:00 p.m. and admission is free.

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