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Greenville, Ohio 45331
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Friday Evening Living History Encampment Candlelight Tour

July 27, 2018

PLEASE NOTE:

This is for the encampment area only – the museum grounds will be CLOSED on Friday.
Parking will be available in the front and back museum lots.

4:00-8:00pm

Encampment opens to the public. Shopkeepers and camps will be open. Strolling entertainers will be performing. Join our many demonstrators and vendors as they display their wares, share historical stories/knowledge and skills: blacksmiths, scrimshaw artists, basket weavers, soap makers, fabric workers-weaving, spinning and dying, tanners, gun and knife makers, box makers, horn workers, leather workers, broom makers, wood carvers, traders, quill and calligraphy artists, etc. Visit our campers as they tell their stories at their camps and demonstrate daily living skills from the time period. 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.
 

8:00-10:00

Encampment at Night. 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. This is a natural setting so plan accordingly. Bring bug spray and a lantern or flashlight.

Saturday Gathering at Garst Schedule of Events

July 28, 2018

10:00 a.m.

  • The Gathering at Garst Opens at 10am – The Living History 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 10-5. Regular admission applies to tour museum.

11:00 a.m.

  • Artillery Demonstration #1-Battlefield Camp – Encampment

  • Lewis and Clark Trailside Tavern opens on museum grounds.

11:30 a.m.

  • Native American Drumming-Native American Camp- Encampment

12:00 noon

  • Megan Renee – Main Stage – Museum Grounds

  • Liberty Dancers-Encampment vendor area

12:30 p.m.

  • Native American Storytelling/Anthony Wayne Peace Council House

1:00 p.m

  • Artillery Demonstration #2-Battlefield Camp – Encampment

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

1:30 p.m.

  • Chief Black Hoof speaks at –Bower – Encampment

  • Shannon Clark and the Sugar – Main Stage – Museum Grounds

2:00 p.m.

  • Tomahawk & Knife Throwing-Encampment Area

  • Muzzleloader Demonstration-Encampment Area

2:30 p.m.

  • Spear Throwing-Encampment Area

  • Taylor Moyer & Pat Stephens/Wayne’s Legion & the Battle of Fallen Timbers-Bower

3:00 p.m.

  • Artillery Demonstration #3-Battlefield Camp – Encampment

3:30 p.m.

  • Native American Storytelling-Anthony Wayne Peace Council House

4:00 p.m.

  • Ramblin’ Rovers (Music)-Bower – Encampment

  • Noah Back – Main Stage – Museum Grounds

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

4:30 p.m.

  • Ramblin’ Rovers (Music)-Bower – Encampment

5:00 p.m.

  • Artillery Demonstration #4-Battlefield Camp – Encampment

7:00 p.m.

  • Carry In Dinner for Encampment Participants-Encampment Area

8:00 p.m.

  • Concert – Main Stage – Museum Grounds: Sounds of Summer: A Beach Boys Tribute

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

  • The Lewis and Clark Trailside Tavern is open till 10 p.m.

Sunday Gathering at Garst Schedule of Events

July 29, 2018

The museum grounds will not open until 11 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

  • Divine Service with Parson John- in the Living History Encampment - Public Welcome...

    • 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 confuse for an “f”. You are most welcome to attend the divine fervice!

 

Note: Please park in the front museum parking lot off of N. Broadway. Wilson Avenue, that runs beside Garst Museum, will be closed until 11:00am.
 

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 11-5. Regular admission applies to tour museum.

12:00 Noon

  • Lewis and Clark Trailside Tavern Opens

  • Artillery Demonstration #5-Battlefield Camp - Encampment

  • Zeb and Jeff - Main Stage – Museum Grounds

12:30 p.m.

  • Native American Storytelling-Anthony Wayne Peace Council House

1:00 p.m.

  • Liberty Dancers- Encampment - Vendor Area

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

2:00 p.m.

  • Artillery Demonstration #6-Battlefield Camp – Encampment

2:30 p.m.

  • Chief Black Hoof-Bower – Encampment

3:00 p.m.

  • Spear Throwing-Encampment Area

  • Muzzleloader Demonstration-Encampment Area

  • Higgens & Madewell – Main Stage – Museum Grounds

3:30 p.m.

  • Tomahawk & Knife Throwing-Encampment Area

4:00 p.m.

  • Artillery Demonstration #7-Battlefield Camp – Encampment

5:00 p.m.

  • Event Closes

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We did it again! The Reader's of Ohio Magazine named us the Best Summer Festival in Ohio and we couldn't be more excited about it!

 

Many Thanks to our Visitors, Vendors, Participants and Volunteers who help to make the Gathering at Garst Ohio's Best.

 

-Thanks to all that voted!