Departure Celebration – May 13 & 14
May 13 @ 10:00 am - May 14 @ 4:00 pm
Celebrate the departure of Lewis & Clark as they set out on an expedition of discovery! Reenactors, historic artisans, and more will celebrate this important date in Illinois and American history.
Demonstrations will include artillery, muskets, candle making, fiber arts, cooking, and more. Volunteers will exhibit the replica of the White Pirogue the Expedition journeyed in.
With plenty to see and do, this event is perfect for any age and any previous historical knowledge.
The Departure Event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday (May 13) and Sunday (May 14). Free to the Public!