#HappeningNow: 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous Parade

(Riverton, Wyo.) - The 27th Annual 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous kicked off in Riverton this afternoon with a parade down Main Street. Tonight at the Rendezvous site there will be an official opening ceremony at 6:00 p.m. Food and fun will be served. Beginning today, June 29 – July 3 there will be camp activities run Wednesday, 5pm, June 29, through noon on Sunday, July 3, with the Closing Ceremony on Sunday. The Riverton Rendezvous is the only rendezvous re-enactment located on the actual true historic site. Walk in the same footsteps of great trappers and traders from the past such as Jedidiah Smith, Robert Campbell, Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Joe Meek, Andrew Drips, William Drummond Stewart, Moses “Black” Harris, and others. Watch old fashion black powder shooting, tomahawk ‘n knife competitions from the nostalgic fur trapping era. Saturday is family day with activities. Learn fire starting with flint and steel, dutch-oven cooking, flint knapping, Teepee set-up and organization, trap setting, skinning and hooping furs, embroidery, and historical information about the era. For more information: 307-856-7306,, . #county10 #news #whatshappening