FEBRUARY 3 CABIN FEVER KNAP-IN
Michigan Flintknappers private event.
APRIL 22 ROBERT LOVE MEMORIAL KNAP-IN
To be held at the Chelsea Rod & Gun Club, 7103 Lingane Road, Chelsea, Michigan. Flintknapping demonstrations throughout the day. Also flintknapping and traditional skills information, along with crafted items and flintknapping supplies. Open to the public from 10 am - 4 pm.
JULY 28 & 29 SUMMER KNAP-IN
Our summer knap-in will be held at the Ludington State Park, Ludington, Michigan. We'll be at the warming hut, straight ahead at the front gate. Once you get to the park follow the signs to the knap-in site. Flintknapping demonstrations throughout the day. Open to the public from 9 am - 4 pm on each day. Hotels are available in the area.
SEPT 22 & 23 FALL KNAP-IN
Our fall knap-in will again be held on the beautiful Leelanau Penninsula at Peshawbestown, near Sutton's Bay, Michigan. Once you get to the Leelanau Sands Casino, look for our signs and follow them to the knap-in site. Flintknapping demonstrations throughout the day. Open to the public from 9 am - 4 pm on each day. There are motels in the area.
OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST
MAY 25-27 MARSHALL PRIMITIVE ARCHERY RENDEZVOUS
Event hosted by the Wilder Creek Conservation Club. Beautiful venue. Many Michigan Flintknappers members are often in attendance at this event and flintknapping is demonstrated. 2D and 3D target ranges to challenge your shooting skills. Bow building and folks teaching all kinds of primitive skills. More information: https://www.facebook.com/MarshallPrimitiveArchryRendezvous
AUGUST 1 - 5 GREAT LAKES TRADITIONAL ARTS GATHERING
Immerse yourself in the rich diversity of traditional arts, crafts, and natural wonders of the Great Lakes region. Spend four days on beautiful Drummond Island working directly with the region's most noted traditional artists, craftspeople, historians and naturalists in small group settings with dozens of workshops for both adults and children. Enjoy a relaxing island venue featuring a sandy beach, shallow cove and stunning scenery.
More information: http://www.islandgathering.org/islandgathering/Welcome.htm
AUGUST 15 - 19 GREAT LAKES PRIMITIVES GATHERING
The Great Lakes Primitives Gathering invites you to participate in a unique learning experience. Teachers and practitioners of primitive life skills gather to share knowledge of our ancestor's art forms and survival technologies. Classes and workshops are offered to share and preserve regional traditions and culture. This is an opportunity to learn ancient art forms and survival skills that will promote and protect the local environment and preserve our natural resources. A variety of classes and workshops will be offered. Lakeside venue for swimming and fishing. Kayaks and canoes available. Event will be held at the Cedar Lake Outdoor Center, 2500 Pierce Rd., Chelsea, MI, 48118. More information: http://greatlakesprimitivesgathering.tripod.com/