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25th Annual Mountain Man Rendezvous April 29-30
Updated April 25, 2017 6:56 AM | Filed under: Event
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(BRIDGETON) - Come to Bridgeton for the 25th Annual Mountain Man Rendezvous on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come out and enjoy a taste of authentic early 1800s living in a beautiful historic setting. Walk through the Mountain Man camp and see re-enactors in authentic costumes, trading posts and pioneer goods for sale. Watch live black powder muzzle loader shooting at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, a canoe race on Raccoon Creek at 2 p.m. Saturday, and knife and tomahawk throwing demonstrations.

Enjoy pioneer crafters at work including a blacksmith, woodworkers, spinning and knitting, and plenty of fun learning activities for the kids. Come by the 1822 Case Log Cabin and see how the pioneers cooked their meals on the hearth including chicken-on- a-string and sourdough bread baking.

Visit the Bridgeton Grist Mill for an 1800's corn grinding demonstration and try some fresh stone-ground Parke County products. For lunch visit Collom's General Store for beans and cornbread or the Mill Snackshop for a variety of goodies. Visit the 1878 Barn, the Artisan Barn at the Mill, and Colloms Store for handmade crafts, artwork, and more.

And don't forget to take a stroll through the Bridgeton Covered Bridge. No admission charges to any of these events. There's something for all ages, bring the whole family!

Bridgeton Fire Dept. Jonah Fish Fry

Come join the Bridgeton Volunteer Fire Dept. for our Jonah Fish Fry Saturday from 2 to 7 p.m. Enjoy the fish and fixins at the New Firehouse.

Bridgeton is located in Southern Parke County 9 miles south of Rockville, or take State Road 59 North from Brazil to the Bridgeton billboard, or travel East of Rosedale 6 miles.

For further information call (765) 548- 2136.

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