Mountain men re-enactors hold annual rendezvous in Sequim area this weekend
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Will Ulry of Olympia fires his muzzleloader at a metal turkey target on the range at the Slab Camp grounds south of Sequim during 2010's Mountain Man Rendezvous.
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SEQUIM — The Green River Mountain Men will host the group's annual rendezvous on Slab Camp Road south of Sequim this weekend, with public activities scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Admission is free to come and look around. Group members will be at the rendezvous from Friday to early Monday,
The public is encouraged to visit on Saturday and Sunday since that is when activities and historical re-enactments are scheduled.
Hours on Friday, when no activities are scheduled, are from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The shooter's fee is $20 per person for ages 13 and older.
The camp is a re-enactment of the annual fur trappers' gatherings in the early 1800s.
It features historic-style campsites, traders and period-dressed re-enactors, with hands-on opportunities.
Activities include black-powder shoots, primitive archery, seminars on fur trade skills and lore, music, storytelling, children's activities and a traders' row.
Food vendors will be on site.
Slab Camp Road is just off Lost Mountain Road. Directional signs will be placed along the way.
The Green River Mountain Men is a nonprofit organization of men and women dedicated to educating the community about the pre-1840s fur trade era.
For more information, contact Vickie Shurr at 253-884-6763 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last modified: August 28. 2014 12:14AM