Thursday, July 25, 2013

Fort Roberdeau 18th Century Marketfaire and Rifle Frolic

" Village Restorations and Consulting, Inc., the National Muzzleloading Rifle Association and the Getz Barrel Company are pleased to announce the Fort Roberdeau 18th Century Marketfaire and Rifle Frolic. This event will be held at Ft. Roberdeau in Altoona, Pennsylvania on October 11-12, 2013. If you are an artisan or sutler, we have space left to accommodate you. The shoot will be held in conjunction with the market fair at the neighboring Altoona Rifle and Pistol Gun Club.

Tour the 1770′s Fort!

The Fair
18th Century Sutlers
Childern’s Colonial Games
Period Demonstrations: 
Blacksmithing, Horn Smithing, Rifle Making, Stone Carving, Log Hewing, Period Cooking, Spinning

The Frolic
Various Woods Walks – Rifle, pistol, knife and hawk throw and fire-starting.
On the Line Shooting – Daily Prizes in Off-hand, Chunk Gun, Trade Gun, Traditional Pistol, Cross-sticks, plus Novelty and In-line Rifle. Chunk Gun and Light Chunk Gun.
Open sights, shaders allowed, no in-line actions or sealed ignitions, no false muzzles. 14 pound limit on light chunk gun weight. 
One Gun Championship 
Off-hand Championship

Please see our website Marketfaire and Frolic for more information."

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