Colonial Lost Arts Festival

Category: Misc. & Special Interest

Event Date:

Saturday, May 20 - May 21, 2017


Seven Eagles Historical Education Center
16486 Wapakoneta Rd
Grand Rapids, OH 43522

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Martin Nagy




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A weekend full of sights, sounds and aromas of 18th century northwest Ohio awaits visitors to the 2017 Colonial Lost Arts Festival. Traditional arts, crafts, music, entertainment, camp life, military demonstrations, and much more will be on hand. The 2017 Colonial Lost Arts Festival opens to the public on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and continues Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at 16486 Wapakoneta Road in Grand Rapids, Ohio. The festival celebrates the history and pageantry of 1600-1840, featuring historic craft demonstrations, music, arts, and the history of early Ohio and frontier of the Maumee River Valley. Historical interpreters in authentic camps and vintage ‘garb’ greet visitors in the Woodland Indian Longhouse & Village, Western Plains tipis, French Trappers Sod Hut, Pioneer Log House, Scottish Tavern, 18th Century Trading Post, Blacksmith Shop and more than twenty other period encampments. Traditional artists demonstrate daily life and skills. The festival will include blacksmithing, basket weaving, bead work, hand sewing, wood carving, gourd work, spinning, tanning, leather work, soap making, candle dipping, archery demonstrations, tomahawk throwing demonstrations and cooking authentic foods.
Admission fee collected at the gate:$10/per carload, or $5/adult, $2.50/children. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, please contact Martin Nagy 419-509-0095, [email protected], or Vicki Johnson at 419-60102494 [email protected]
Registration applications for artists, craftsmen, demonstrators and traders available soon on the event’s page and on the Seven Eagles HEC website.

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