MAXWELL TO HOST PRAIRIE RENDEZVOUS--
Blast into the past with mountain men, buffalo
CANTON — The public is invited to attend the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge Prairie Rendezvous on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4 . This event is a living history experience complete with mountain men, Indians, cowboys, and buffalo.
The event will be a gathering of mountain men, Native American re-enactors, and other demonstrators of life in Kansas during the early 1800s. Mountain men primitive camps, early-day Kansas demonstrations, Indian folklore, flint knappers, bird watching, and arts and crafts will be featured.
On Saturday, bluegrass music will be performed at 10 a.m. by the Black
Kettle Band and by the Walnut River String Band at 12:30 p.m. Concessions
will include buffalo burgers and much more.
One of the finest outdoor educational events of the year, the Maxwell Prairie Rendezvous drew 1,600 visitors last year, including 500 school children. Those who plan to attend the event should phone (620) 628-4455 or visit www.cyberkraft.com/maxwell for more information.
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