Thunderbird Atlatl will be at the annual Stone Tool Show this weekend. The show is located at the beautiful Letchworth State Park in Mt. Morris, New York.
There will be flintknapping demonstrations and atlatl contests all weekend.
On Saturday, August 26, at 7 pm, guest speaker Marquardt Lund, travels from Germany, to present on the following topics:
– a short history of the European flint knapping scene and Knap-Ins
– An experiment he and two friends did when they made a dug out with flint axes
– Egyptian flint tools and tomb drawings showing knapping activities
– Fabulous late palaeolithic find sites near his home town
– ideas about the hafting of flint points, experiments he conducted and the fundamental differences
This event is open to the public and free to all participants in attendance at the 2023 Stone Tool Craftsman Show, sponsored by the Genesee Valley Flint Knappers Association. The program will be at the Highbanks Recreation Center’s North Shelter.
World Atlatl Day is June 2. It is a great time to meet new atlatl friends and join in atlatl fun. There are events planned in New York, Connecticut, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Ohio, Missouri and Dublin, Ireland.
The first Saturday in June is designated as World Atlatl Day by the World Atlatl Association. World Atlatl Day (WAD) was initiated by Linda Brundage and the New York Atlatl Association in 2011. Due to its popularity, the WAA membership attending the 2012 Annual Meeting voted to officially recognize the first Saturday in June of each year as World Atlatl Day.
Contact information can be found on the World Atlatl Association website.
Joining the World Atlatl Association is a great way to keep track about events in your area and to meet fellow atlatlists.
Candor, NY is having a Daffodil Festival Saturday, April 29, rain or shine! Come to Candor and enjoy.
Thunderbird Atlatl will hold atlatl contests, including ISACs, at 90 Main Street, Candor, New York (behind our shop). We should be starting around 1 p.m., depending on weather. Call 607-659-3854 or 607-222-9873 to check!
Enjoy spring in Candor!