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Bald Eagle Knap-In

This exciting two day festival will transport you back to a time of primitive life through hands on programming and exhibits. Featuring stone tool construction, live encampment displays, arrowhead collections, an open atlatl range, live demonstrations, period vendors, primitive skills programming and presentations. Try your hand at primitive weaponry, create your own arrowhead, make rope from native plants, and become an outdoor survivalist!  Watch, participate, and learn how native people lived during this two day immersion of cultural history that will take place at pavilions 3 & 4 near the Beach Area. 


Tree to a Bow (Pav. 3): 10am – 11am

Hand Drilling Pendants and Gorgets (Tent): 10am – 11am

Open Atlatl Range & Tournament SIGN UP (Range): 10am - 3pm

Historic Charcoal Making Demonstration (Field): 10am – 5pm

Ten Speed Flint Knap Challenge (Pav. 3): 11:45am – 12pm

Native American Story Telling (Tent): 12pm – 1pm

Drum and Dance (Circle): 1pm - 2pm

Arrowhead Auction (Pav. 4): 1pm – 2pm

Wild Edible Walk (Tent): 2pm – 3pm

Drum and Dance (Circle): 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Fire Making (Pav. 4): 3pm – 4pm

Atlatl Tournament (Range): 3pm

Primitive Weapons Talk and Display (Pav. 4): 4pm – 5pm

Brain Tanning Hides (Tent): 5pm – 6pm

Making A Tool (Pav. 4): 6pm - 7pm

Peck and Grind Demonstration (Pav. 4): 7pm – 8pm

Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 10:00am to 8:00pm

Bald Eagle State Park
149 Main Park Road, Howard, PA 16841-3508


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