Join Thunderbird Atlatl in Candor October 6, 7 & 8. Visit the Candor Fall Festival!

Thunderbird Atlatl will be at our home location this weekend for the 25th annual Candor Fall Festival. Check out the many events happening over the weekend. There will be atlatl contests and demonstrations at the Thunderbird Atlatl shop, 90 Main Street, Candor, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8. Stop by or call 607-659-3854 or our cell phones: 607-743-4379 or 607-222-9873 for more information. Here are some photos from last year’s Candor event.

Come to Vermont this weekend. Atlatl workshop, Contests Chimney Point Historic Site

Thunderbird Atlatl will be in Vermont this weekend September 22 to 23 at the Chimney Point Historic site. The workshop will be all day on Friday, Sept. 22. Atlatl contests will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23. Chimney Point is located in Addison, Vermont.

Workshop Participants try their newly made atlatls and darts

Join Thunderbird Atlatl in Ohio at the Flint Ridge Knapin Sept. 1 to 3

The Flint Ridge knapin will be taking place this weekend in Coshocton, Ohio. Please note this is a new location for this popular knapin. The new locations is the Coshocton County Fairgrounds, 724 South 7th Street, Coshocton, Ohio.

Thunderbird Atlatl will be there Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Stop by us and see us. The Ohio Atlatl Association will be on hand to offer demonstrations.

Join Thunderbird Atlatl at the Stone Tool Show August 25 to August 27

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.