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18th Century Market Fair 2012
Saturday, October 27 & Sunday, October 28, 10 am-4:30 pm


Notice is herewith given that a Market Fair shall be held at the seat of Major William Croghan, known as Locust Grove, six miles up-river from the Falls of the Ohio. You are invited to join with Historic Locust Grove and the Illinois Regiment of Virginia as we bring the spirit of the past alive with the Market Fair. You can participate in 18th c. style entertainment, purchase replicas of 18th century military and household items, and enjoy food and drink as our founders did, meet and converse with early Americans. Mock battles for our country’s independence feature General George Rogers Clark’s own militia, the Illinois regiment, as well as British Dragoons and Marines, and German Hessians. Native Americans will be present as well-whose side will they be on this year? Admission for adults is $6 and children $3.

Available at all times, both days:

Victuals
His Lordship’s BeefCaterers of Fine Victuals also serving hand crafted wines and ale

Crown Point Baking Company - the best bread & cheese you've ever had

The Sweet Liberty Food ShopHomemade stew, cornbread and delicious desserts

Entertainment on the Grounds

The Amazing Budabi BrothersJugglers Extraordinaire!

Signora Bella - slackrope virtuoso

Children’s Games - try some games of the period

Father, Son & FriendsTraditional Celtic music

Jack SaltTraditional sea songs and chanteys

Dance instruction - learn jigs & reels

The Doctor Is InVisit an 18th Century doctor

The Marketplace

Vendors of 18th century wares from ceramics to blacksmith's work to furniture, candles, and ready-made clothing for children & adults; and fabric, patterns & notions to make your own

(Preliminary) Schedule for Saturday, October 27th

10:30-10:50 Morning Parade of the Military
11:00-11:30 Artillery Demonstration
12:30-1:00 Father, Son and Friends musical performance
12:30-1:00 Tour of the Military Camp - meet at the log cabin by the stone wall for a tour of the British Camp - meet at the stone foundation in the field for a tour of the American Camp
1:00-2:00 Dance demonstration with Tom Tumbusch
1:00-1:30 Tour of the Military Camp -meet at the log cabin by the stone wall for a tour of the British Camp - meet at the stone foundation in the field for a tour of the American Camp
1:30-2:00 Tour of the Military Camp
1:30-2:00 Jack Salt musical performance -meet at the log cabin by the stone wall for a tour of the British Camp - meet at the stone foundation in the field for a tour of the American Camp
1:30-2:00 Father, Son and Friends musical performance
2:00-2:45 Military Recruitment
3:00-3:45 Battle between Colonial and British Forces in the field
4:15-4:30 Military Retreat

(Preliminary) Schedule for Sunday, October 28th

11:00-11:20 Morning Parade of the Military
11:30-12:00 Father, Son and Friends musical performance
12:00-12:30 Artillery Demonstration
12:30-1:00 Tour of the Military Camp -meet at the log cabin by the stone wall for a tour of the British Camp - meet at the stone foundation in the field for a tour of the American Camp
1:00-1:30 Father, Son and Friends musical performance
1:00-1:30 Tour of the Military Camp -meet at the log cabin by the stone wall for a tour of the British Camp - meet at the stone foundation in the field for a tour of the American Camp
1:30-2:00 -meet at the log cabin by the stone wall for a tour of the British Camp - meet at the stone foundation in the field for a tour of the American Camp
1:30-2:00 Jack Salt musical performance
1:30-2:30 Military Recruitment
3:00-3:45 Battle between Colonial and British Forces in the field
3:45-4:00 Military Retreat

Thanks to our sponsors: Commonwealth Bank, Louisville Metro External Agency Fund, The Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, The General Society of Colonial Wars, Don & Ann Roth, Chanley Martin & Matt Davis

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