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Schedule of Events 2021

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FRIDAY

Living History Encampment Exclusive

PLEASE NOTE:

  • This is for the encampment area only – the museum grounds will be CLOSED on Friday.

  • FREE Parking will be available in the front and back museum lots on Friday.

 

  • 4:00p.m. - Encampment opens to the public. Shopkeepers and camps will be open.

  • 4:30p.m. – 6:00p.m. Rascals, Rogues, Scoundrels, Mountebanks & The Flea Circus!!! Faire Wynds Camp

  • 6:00p.m.  – 8:00p.m. Native American Storytelling and Song – Native American Camp

  • 7:00p.m. – Hawk & Knife Throwing – Hawk & Knife Area

  • 8:00 – 9:30p.m. – Drab Irish Band – The Bower

 

  • Strolling entertainers will be performing. Join our many demonstrators and vendors as they display their wares, share historical stories/knowledge and skills. Learn about and share with your children and grandchildren these many virtually lost historical trades, skills and stories spanning the period from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War.

  • Join us as evening falls and the lanterns and campfires are lit. Listen to the Native American Indians as they share stories, songs, and drumming. Bring your blanket to sit on and plan to experience an evening you will never forget.

 
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SATURDAY

Saturday – July 24 10:00 a.m.  The Gathering at Garst Opens

  • Encampment and Garst Museum grounds are open to the public.

  • Flag Raising/Gun Salute/Anthem/Cannon Shot to Start The Gathering takes place in the encampment.

  • All vendor booths open. Garst Museum Hours 10-8. Regular admission applies to tour museum. Parking available on museum grounds $5.00 per car.


Encampment All Day Activities Include:

The Snake Clan, Native American Camp, The Air Balloon will be on the grounds flying. Historic vendors and demonstrators of all sorts! Blacksmiths, potters, beading, linen workers, weavers, furnishings, candle makers, book shop, gun makers, clothing, fabrics, shoes, wheel maker & camp boxes, trade silver, cooking and food preservation and so much more!
 

  • 10:15a.m. – “Rascals, Rogues & Scoundrels: An introduction to the Low End of 19th Century Society” Faire Wynds Camp

  • 11:00 a.m. –  Artillery Demonstration – Encampment -  Cannon Grounds

  • 11:30 a.m.

    • Hawk & Knife Throwing – Encampment

    • “Montebanks and the Early Entertainments Part 1” Faire Wynds Camp

  • Noon

    • Lewis and Clark Trailside Tavern opens on museum grounds.

    • Green DeVilles – Main Stage – Museum Grounds – Noon - 2:00 p.m.

    • Chief Black Hoof – The Bower – Encampment

  • 12:15p.m. – “The Cheat, Liar, and, Thief: Street Gaming, Magic, and the Language of the Hustle Gangs”Faire Wynds Camp

  • 12:30 p.m. –  Spikeman’s Co. – Encampment – French and Indian War, 18th Century American Military & Civil History

  • 1:00 p.m.

    • Artillery Demonstration – Encampment – Cannon Grounds

    • Annie Oakley and Frank Butler – Photo Opportunity –  In front of museum – 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • 1:30p.m.

    • Native American Storytelling and Song – Anthony Wayne Peace Council House

    • “The Little Ones Presents: A Fleas Circus” Faire Wynds Camp

  • 2:00 p.m. –  Daughters of the American Revolution/Lady Karen Burkett – The Bower – Storytelling

  • 2:15p.m. – “Higgin’s Five Sweet Swindles for Success” Faire Wynds Camp

  • 2:30 p.m.

    • Annie Oakley – Main Stage – Museum Grounds

    • Spikeman’s Co. – Encampment – French and Indian War, 18th Century American Military & Civil History

  • 3:00 p.m. –  Artillery Demonstration – Encampment – Cannon Grounds

  • 3:15p.m. – “What Would You Do to Survive” Faire Wynds Camp

  • 3:30 p.m. --  Hawk & Knife Throwing - Encampment

  • 4:00 p.m.

    • Blue Leafs – Main Stage – Museum Grounds - 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

    • Native American Storytelling and Song – Anthony Wayne Peace Council House

    • Annie Oakley and Frank Butler – Photo Opportunity – In front of museum

  • 4:30p.m. -  “Mountebanks and the Early Entertainments Part 2” Faire Wynds Camp

  • 5:00 p.m. -- Artillery Demonstration – Encampment – Cannon Grounds

  • 6:00 p.m. – Drab Irish Band – Encampment -  Bower 

  • 7:00 p.m. – Artillery Demonstration – Encampment – Cannon Grounds

  • 8:00 p.m. – Concert – Main Stage – Museum Grounds: The McCartney Project – 8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.

    • Please note: It is a vendor’s choice to remain open or close at this time.

    • Garst Museum Closes at 8:00 p.m. – No entry allowed for vendors or public after 8:00 p.m.

    • Last Call for Beer & Wine in Tavern is  9:00 p.m. The Lewis and Clark Trailside Tavern is open till 10:00 p.m.

  • 10:00 p.m. – EVENT CLOSES -

    • Reopens at 10:00 a.m. Sunday for Devine Church Service in Encampment

 
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SUNDAY

10:00 a.m. Divine Service with Parson John-Encampment-Public Welcome

  • Please park in the front museum parking lot off of N. Broadway.

  • Wilson Avenue, that runs beside Garst Museum, will be closed until 11:am .

  • *The museum grounds will not open until 11 a.m. Free parking in this lot until 11:00 a.m.


Parson John will hold an 18th century Church Service. The public is invited to attend as he provides a glimpse into the type of hymns that would have been sung and the style of sermon a person might have heard during the years between 1740 and 1800.  The Pamphlet (bulletin) printed for the service uses 18th century fonts and type styles including the long “s” which many confufe for an “f”. 

 

You are most welcome to attend the divine fervice!

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11:00 a.m. -- The Gathering at Garst Opens

  • Encampment and Garst Museum grounds are open to the public. All vendor booths open.

  • Garst Museum Hours 11-4. Regular admission applies to tour museum.
     

Encampment All Day Activities Include:

The Snake Clan, Native American Camp, The Air Balloon will be on the grounds flying. Historic vendors and demonstrators of all sorts! Blacksmiths, potters, beading, linen workers, weavers, furnishings, candle makers, book shop, gun makers, clothing, fabrics, shoes, wheel maker & camp boxes, trade silver, cooking and food preservation and so much more!
 

  • 11:00 a.m. – Artillery Demonstrations – Encampment Cannon Grounds

  • 11:30 a.m.

    • Native American Storytelling and Song – Anthony Wayne Council House

    • “Mountebanks and the Early Entertainments Part 1” Faire Wynds Camp

  • Noon

    • Lewis and Clark Trailside Tavern Opens

    • The Lonesome Strangers – Main Stage – Museum Grounds -  Noon – 2:00 p.m.

    • Drab Irish Bank – Encampment – The Bower

  • 12:30p.m. – “Higgin’s Five Sweet Swindles for Success” Faire Wynds Camp

  • 1:00 p.m.

    • Artillery Demonstrations – Encampment – Cannon Grounds

    • Annie Oakley and Frank Butler – Photo Opportunity – In front of museum -  1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • 1:30 p.m. -- Spikeman’s Co. – Encampment – French and Indian War, 18th Century American Military & Civil History

  • 2:00 p.m. – Chief Black Hoof – Bower – Encampment

  • 2:15p.m. – “The Cheat, Liar, and Thief: Street Gaming, Magic and the Language of the Hustle Gangs” Faire Wynds Cam

  • 2:30 p.m.

    • Annie Oakley – Main Stage – Museum Grounds

    • Hawk & Knife Throwing – Encampment  Hawk and Knife Area

  • 3:00 p.m.

    • Repeating Arms  – Main Stage – Museum Grounds – 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    • Artillery Demonstrations – Encampment – Cannon Grounds

  • 3:30p.m. – “The Little Ones Presents: A Fleas Circus” Faire Wynds Camp

  • 4:00p.m.

    • Native American Storytelling and Song – Anthony Wayne Peace Council House

    • Last Call for Beer and Wine in Tavern is 4:00 p.m.

  • 4:15p.m. – “What Would You Do to Survive” Faire Wynds Camp

  • 4:30 p.m. -- Artillery Demonstration – Encampment – Cannon Grounds

  • 5:00 p.m. – EVENT CLOSES  -  Thank you for celebrating our history.  See you next year: July 30-31, 2022