2018 Dripping Springs Rendezvous
Nov
8
to Nov 10

2018 Dripping Springs Rendezvous

Welcome to the Dripping Springs Rendezvous. Take a step back in time to the 1800's, first full weekend in November at Dripping Springs park in Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

Early Setup – November 5 – 7

School Days – November 8 – 9

Competition Day – November 10

Tear Down – November 11 by 5:00 p.m.

Visitor Rules

  1. Yes, the fire, guns, knives, and all equipment is real and 100% functional. Please act accordingly. 
  2. If a person from camp tells you to do or not to do something, please do it. It is for you own safety. 
  3. The camps are where re-enactors live during an event. We love visitors. Please act as though you were visiting someone's home, because you are. 
  4. Re-enactors have spent year and thousands of dollars on their equipment. It is their own personal property. Please ask before touching. 
  5. If you have any questions, please ask. 
  6. Have fun. The re-enactors are, and so should you. 

Re-enactors information

  • Pre 1840 Rules apply to all, including trade goods.
  • No vehicles left in camp, please unload and set up in a timely manner.
  • Period dress required for primitive campers and traders.
  • All dogs must be on a leash and have current tags.
  • No walk in competitors
  • Please keep Handicapped parking open for visitors
  • Early Bird Hot Dog Dinner – Wednesday night
  • Ladies Tea and Skillet Toss – Friday, 3:00 p.m.
  • Dutch Oven Cook Off and Potluck – Saturday Evening
  • No vehicles in camp Saturday night
  • Church Service – Sunday morning
  • No driving through camp during church
  • Camp Fee - $20 (includes trade blanket)
  • Traders Fee - $20 (plus blanket prize)
  • Competition Fee - $5 per person (includes all events)
  • Firewood and water on site
  • Hot showers nearby
  • Modern camping with water and electric hook up nearby (Park fees will apply)

For more information, contact Event Booshway, Jeremy Kitchen, President ITRC at 918-752-4135

Facebook @Dripping Springs Rendezvous

Park Information: Dripping Springs Park 918-756-5971

Driving Directions to Rendezvous Site

Starting from HWY 75 in Okmulgee, take 6th Street West through downtown about 6 miles to the entrance of Okmulgee Lake area. Then follow the lake road around Okmulgee Lake for approx. 7 miles to Dripping Springs Lake area and Rendezvous site.

Alternate Route

Starting from HWY 75 in Okmulgee, take 20th Street West (it becomes Sharpe Road), go approx. 7 miles to Wilson Road. Turn South (left) and go 1 mile to Honey Creek Road, then turn West (right) onto Honey Creek Road and go 4 miles to Rendezvous site.

 

    Sponsored by

    Indian Territory Rendezvous Club

    In Association with the

    S.E. Colorado Council of Buckskinners

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    Scare on the Square
    Oct
    31
    4:00 PM16:00

    Scare on the Square

    Join Okmulgee Main Street and Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce for Scare on the Square for trick or treaters 12 years old and younger.

    All participating merchants need to register with Okmulgee Main Street in order to reserve a space and to also be included in all the event’s publicity. to register, please contact the Okmulgee Main Street office at 918-758-1015 before Oct. 23.

    To enter the Chamber of Commerce costume contest, click on the below picture, or stop by the Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce and fill out an entry form. 

    Downloadable Entry Form

     

     

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    Fat Quarter Camp
    Oct
    18
    to Oct 20

    Fat Quarter Camp

    Welcome, Campers!

    Gather some of your girlfriends for a fun filled 3 day, 2 night bus trip to 9 unique quilt shops across Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Sign up, depart and arrive from any of the 9 shops. Your $345 fare includes round trip bus transportation, lodging for 2 nights (double occupancy) and all meals!

    Here are the participating shops:
    The Quilted Cow-Branson West,MO
    Rooster Creek Company-Holts Summit,MO
    Heavenly Notions-Granby,MO
    Primitive Stitches-Warrensburg,MO
    Brenda’s Quilt Stop-Osceola,MO
    Mama’s Log House-Huntington,AR
    Sager Creek Quilts & Yarnworks,AR
    Thread Lightly Studios-Okmulgee,OK
    Quilt Nuts-Sand Springs,OK

    For more information, please contact Thread Lightly Studios at (918) 777-2580

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    McTeacher Night!
    Oct
    16
    5:00 PM17:00

    McTeacher Night!

    McDonald’s will be hosting a McTeacher Night Event October 16, from 5 - 8 p.m. to raise money for Okmulgee Primary School. Owners, Matt and Mary Baldwin are donating 20% of sales during that time to the school. Teachers will also be onsite dressed up as Pie Princesses, competing to sell the most pies and earn the honor of being their school’s Pie Queen!

    McDonlad’s has donated pies to the school and the money raised benefits Okmulgee Primary 100%! Jennifer Neal, Okmulgee Primary Principal, has even offered up a challenge. If enough pies are sold, she will take a pie to the face.

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    Harvest Spoon Chili Fest
    Oct
    13
    9:00 AM09:00

    Harvest Spoon Chili Fest

    Hosted by Okmulgee Main Street

    Bring your friends and family to beautiful, historic Downtown Okmulgee for this family focused annual event.  Taste delicious chili, see fantastic cars, purchase crafts at the marketplace, watch short films at the 48-Hour Film Festival, and have a blast! See who will be the newest owner of Sterling Bass (the Big, Amazing, Sterling Spoon) Award!

    Click the link below for entry forms! 

    www.okmulgeemainstreet.com

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    Sep
    26
    11:45 AM11:45

    Chamber Luncheon

    Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce will have the Chamber Luncheon on September 26 beginning at 11:45 a.m. in the Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology Student Union. 

    Guest Speaker:  Belinda Wall from Oklahoma Works and Wendi Mendenhall with Eastern Workforce Investment Board, Inc. 

    If you are interested in eating lunch we encourage you to come a bit early and enjoy OSUIT's food at Cowboy Cafe. 

    For more information or questions, please come by the Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce at 112 N Morton Ave, or call at 918-756-6172.

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    Miss Mary's Market Ribbon Cutting
    Sep
    4
    2:00 PM14:00

    Miss Mary's Market Ribbon Cutting

    Please join the Okmulgee Chamber Ambassadors as they celebrate the opening of Miss Mary's Market. The ribbon cutting will be held on Tuesday, September 4 at 2 p.m. Location of Miss Mary's Market is 114 W 8th St. 

    If you have any questions regarding the ribbon cutting, please contact the Chamber office at 918-756-6172. 

    For more information regarding Miss Mary's Market, please visit their Facebook Page.

     

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    Active Shooter Training
    Sep
    4
    9:30 AM09:30

    Active Shooter Training

    Eastern Oklahoma Works is hosting an Active Shooter Training presented by the Muskogee Police Department for all of their staff and Partners. Training is set for Tuesday, September 4.

    Session times include:  9:30 a.m. - 11:30 .m. or 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Location for this training will be at the Eastern Workforce Investment Board office at 215 State Street, Suite 400, Muskogee, OK.

    For more information, please contact Belinda Wall at 918-550-2658.

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    Okmulgee Co. Fairgrounds Kick-Off Ribbon Cutting
    Aug
    31
    10:00 AM10:00

    Okmulgee Co. Fairgrounds Kick-Off Ribbon Cutting

    Please join the Okmulgee Chamber Ambassadors as they celebrate the 2018 Okmulgee County Fair with a special ribbon cutting!

    Ribbon cutting will be held at the Okmulgee County Fairgrounds on Friday, August 31, at 10 a.m.

    The Okmulgee County Fair will be held from September 6 - 8 at the Okmulgee County Fairgrounds. 

    For questions regarding the ribbon cutting, please contact the Okmulgee Chamber office at 918-756-6172. 

    For questions regarding the 2018 Okmulgee County Fair, please contact the OSU Extension Agency at 918-756-1958

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    CANCELED - Okmulgee Main Street's Eats + Beats
    Aug
    30
    5:00 PM17:00

    CANCELED - Okmulgee Main Street's Eats + Beats

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. 

     

    The last Thursday from May-August, Okmulgee Main Street will be hosting "Eats & Beats" on Council House Square! 7th Street from Grand to Morton will be blocked off for Food Trucks & Live Music! The event is from 5-8PM. Food Trucks (different trucks each month) will be open from 5-8PM & live music will be from 6-8PM. Load the family up, grab a blanket or lawn chair & enjoy a night out on Council House Square!

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    CJ's Crossroads Car Show & Shine
    Aug
    25
    6:00 PM18:00

    CJ's Crossroads Car Show & Shine

    Come out and join CJ's Crossroads and Robert Rentie for a car show and shine on Saturday, August 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Door prizes and trophies will be awarded. 

    Car Show will be located on 6th and Oklahoma at CJ's Crossroads. 

    For more information Please contact CJ's Crossroads at (918) 650-3161

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    Wilson Law Office & Richard Larabee Ribbon Cutting
    Aug
    24
    11:00 AM11:00

    Wilson Law Office & Richard Larabee Ribbon Cutting

    Please join the Chamber Ambassadors for a ribbon cutting. Grand Opening for Clint Wilson Law Office and relocation for Richard Larabee, Independent Petroleum Landman will be held on Friday, August 24 beginning at 11:00 a.m. located at 115 N Morton Ave. Clint Wilson will also have tours of the building that used to house the Okmulgee Police Department.

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    Chamber After Hours
    Aug
    16
    5:30 PM17:30

    Chamber After Hours

    Thursday, August 16, 2018 Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an "After Hours" get together for Chamber members and prospective members. If you are interested in networking with other small businesses in the area in an informal setting come out to El Don's Mexican Grill and Cantina at 5:30 p.m. Make sure to bring plenty of business cards, flyers, and any other promotional items you would like to share. 

     

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