Lewis and Clark Camp DuBois State Historic Site
Lewis and Clark Camp DuBois State Historic Site

Calendar of Special Events 2018
One Lewis and Clark Trail
(GPS 3500 New Poag Rd.)
free parking

Fire pit cooking Lewis and Clark Camp DuBois State Historic SiteSATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018
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. Bring a chair.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 12 & 13, 2018
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. From 10 am to 4 pm.

SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2018
Hummingbird Festival
From 9 a.m. until noon the site in cooperation with the Lincoln Land Association of Bird Banders will be catching and banding hummingbirds. Opportunities to “adopt” and release banded birds come a on first come basis.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018
Music Festival
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, October 13, 2018
Historic Craft Fair
Open from 10 am to 4 pm the event will host a number of local area craftspeople and artisans demonstrating and selling their goods. Baskets, sewing, quilts and other crafts

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, DEC. 8 & 9, 2018
Arrival at Camp River Dubois
This event marks the anniversary of the arrival of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to Camp River Dubois. The event will feature exhibitors of vintage tools, guns, rock & minerals, medicine, military re-enactors and artillery.

 

Lewis and Clark Camp DuBois State Historic Site

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