Bob Berg of Thunderbird Atlatl is at the Silver River Knap-In and Stone Age Arts Festival this weekend, March 26 & 27, at Silver River State Park. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
This weekend event will feature flint knappers from across the Southeast making stone tools like the Native Americans did thousands of years ago. Visitors can watch as stone tools are created from various flints by expert flint knappers. Other artists and crafters will demonstrate how bows and arrows are made, hide tanning, pottery manufacture and firing, how to make shell tools, fire making and other native skills. Vendors will sell replica stone tools and other creations. Archery and atlatl dart-throwing demonstrations will take place both days. Admission is $5.00 per person with children under six and active US military personnel free. State Park admission, museum and parking are free for this weekend. Fees: $5.00 per person; park entry fee waived
Silver River State Park is located east of Ocala, 1 mile south of S.R. 40 on S.R. 35. From Interstate 75, take exit 352 onto SR 40 east, about 9 miles to SR 35. From Interstate 95 take exit 268 to Route 40 west, about 60 miles to SR 35.
Candor Community Showcase
Closer to home we will be at the Candor Community Showcase at the Candor Fire Department on Route 96 B in Candor, NY, Saturday, March 26, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stop in if you are in the area!
World Atlatl Association Annual Meeting
We would love to be at Valley of Fire in Nevada this weekend for the World Atlatl Association annual meeting! Scheduling did not allow this but we wish everyone attending a wonderful time and know the business of the World Atlatl Association will be handled well by our representatives! Here’s the information on the meeting if you are in the area!: Annual Meeting of the World Atlatl Association, March 24 to 27, at the Valley of Fire, Nevada. ISACs all days. Saturday is the main event day. Camping available in group camp area #3 starting Thursday and in group camp area #2 starting Friday. Contact: Tom Mills at (626) 794-9158 or firstname.lastname@example.org