Calendar of Special Events 2017
One Lewis and Clark Trail
(GPS 3500 New Poag Rd.)
SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017
Historic Baseball Game
Come and enjoy a recreation of America’s favorite past time as it was played in the early 1800’s. 4 local vintage baseball teams will compete on the grounds at Lewis and Clark State Historic Site
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 13 & 14, 2017
Point of Departure
Marking the anniversary of the Departure of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Lewis and Clark re-enactors will be here along with the White Pirogue. Demonstrators will include: blacksmithing, candle making, broom making, coopering, cooking, weaving, carving, and much more.
SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017
From 9 a.m. until noon the site in cooperation with the Illinois Audubon Society will be catching and banding hummingbirds.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. performers, some in period clothing will play traditional music throughout the site. Local bluegrass favorites will be announced later.
SATURDAY SEPT. 16, 2017
Lewis & Clark Frontier Dog Walk
This event will center on walking your dogs on a two mile course to the Confluence Tower. Dogs may be walked around Camp River Dubois. The Event runs from 9 – noon.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, DEC. 9 & 10, 2017 Arrival at Camp River Dubois
This years Arrival Event will feature exhibitors of vintage tools, guns, rock & minerals, military re-enactors and artillery.