Celebrate Fall in Candor & Enjoy an Atlatl Contest or Two – October 11

Thunderbird Atlatl will be joining businesses, residents and various organizations throughout Candor, NY Saturday, Oct. 11, celebrating the Candor Fall Festival sponsored by the Candor Chamber of Commerce.

Along with the annual Fall Festival Pumpkin Contest and ISACs on both Saturday and Sunday, there are lots of things to see throughout the community including the annual woodcarvers show and quilt show.

We will be at Side Hill Acres Goat Farm on Spencer Road, Candor. Side Hill Acres is located on Route 96, just inside the village limits as you head to Spencer, NY. Side Hill Acres will also have a number of vendors at their site and, of course, their delicious goat cheese and tours of the farm. There will also be wine tasting and a professional pumpkin carver on site. Stop by for a great day and pick up a brochure at Side Hill Acres or at many of the places located in Candor. See you there. For further information call us at 800-836

Atlatlists cast darts in Candor

Atlatlists cast darts in Candor at a previous fall festival

-4520 or 607 743 4379.

Montauk Archaeology Fest & Meigs Point Festival

Thunderbird Atlatl will be at two places this weekend, October 4 & 5. Stop by if you are in the area of the Second House Museum in Montauk, Long Island or Hammonasset State Park.

The Friends Of Hammonasset State Park will be hosting the Meigs Point Festival on Saturday and Sunday.

In Montauk, check out the Archaeology Fest on Saturday, Oct. 4.

Both events promise a variety of activities and, of course, fun with atlatls. See you there.

Chimney Point Historic Site-Atlatl Salute to John and Bette Morris

Great time at Chimney Point Historic Site in Addison, Vermont (on the shores of Lake Champlain. This weekend is our 19th year here.

It is always a great time. This year there was a special tribute to John and Bette Morris of Vermont. John and Bette were remembered for their giving natures, enthusiasm and strong support of the atlatl.

25th Stone Tool Craftsman Show at Letchworth State Park August 22, 23 & 24

If you haven’t been to the Stone Tool Technology Show at Letchworth State Park, the 25th anniversary of this annual event is a great time to visit!
Flintknappers and Atlatlists from across the country will gather this weekend on the north end of beautiful Letchworth State Park (the Highbanks Recreation area) near Mt. Morris, NY. Letchworth also features a great weekend of atlatl contests, a Mountain Man encampment, and more. Camping is available.

There will be vendors will amazing crafts, good food, an auction, and great camaraderie. Stop by Thunderbird Atlatl’s booth near the atlatl range and visit. We will be offering atlatl and dart making workshops during the weekend.

Here is the information on the Stone Tool Craftsman Show.

Ready for a weekend of Atlatl Fun? The Stone Tool Craftsman Show at Letchworth State Park is the place to be. In this photo from a previous year, atlatlists join together to cast darts.

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Back at the Pennsic War!

Thunderbird Atlatl is back at the Pennsic War through August 7. If you are on the Street of Gold, stop by our booth. You can try the atlatl on the Thrown Weapons range and check for the times of atlatl battles during the evening hours on the battle field.

Saturday, August 2, we spent a couple of fun hours at the Vestal Museum Sara Berg helped Cheryll Berg during the demonstration.

Earlier in July, Bob and Cheryll Berg had a great time on Drummond Island at the Great Lakes Traditional Arts Gathering