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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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    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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    Okmulgee Manna Day
    Aug
    11
    8:00 AM08:00

    Okmulgee Manna Day

    The annual Manna Day School Supply Distribution for Okmulgee County students will be on Saturday, August 11 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 311 W. 5th in Okmulgee.

    This event is sponsored by the Salvation Army.

    Vouchers are required to receive school supplies and those are now available at the Salvation Army Family Store, 111 E. 8th Street or at the Okmulgee Times office at 320 W. 6th.
     

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