Calendar of Special Events 2016
One Lewis and Clark Trail
(GPS 3500 New Poag Rd.)
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016
This event will not be open to the public, but the site is expecting an overwhelming amount of 4th graders. These students will go from station to station learning many new, but historic ways of doing all sorts of wonderful games and skills.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 14 & 15, 2016
Point of Departure!
Demonstrators will include: blacksmithing, candle making, broom making, coopering, cooking, weaving, carving, and much more.
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016
From 9 a.m. until noon the site in cooperation with the Illinois Audubon Society will be catching and banding hummingbirds.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2016
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 SEPTEMBER. 24, 2016
Lewis & Clark Frontier Dog Walk!
This event will center on walking your dogs on a two mile course. There will be dog trainers, groomers, and dog adoptions from local societies. At 11:00 am a guest speaker will be hosted within the Interpretive Center’s theater. The event is only on Saturday, from 10 am to 2 pm. Dogs will only be allowed in the theater between 1 pm and 2 pm. Dogs may be walked through and around Camp River Dubois.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, DEC. 10 & 11, 2016
Arrival at Camp River Dubois!
This year’s Arrival Event will feature exhibitors of vintage tools, guns, rock & minerals, artillery, and historic dog photos. Camp will be open for tours on the bottom half of the hour.
Events and parking are free. Donations are appreciated.
For more information, call 618-251-5811.
The site is located at Route 3 and New Poag Rd.
GPS: 3500 New Poag Rd.
www.campriverdubois.com email: email@example.com
Reenactors shooting at Camp Dubois special event.