September 15 – 16: Annual Fort Crevecoeur Fall Gathering. Gates are open to the public Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $1 per adult. Children under 12 accompanied by an adult will be admitted for free. All proceeds from the gate go towards the upkeep of Fort Crevecoeur Park.
The event will feature encampments, blanket traders and rope making.
Flint knappers will demonstrate the Native American art of chiseling arrowheads, knives and other tools.
A black powder shoot is open to the public on both days of the event.
The park side will boast an open air flea market. Live bluegrass music will be played by “We are Gospel,” and “Day Spring” will perform Native American songs.
Concessions, face painting and henna tattoos will also be available.
Camping grounds have electricity and water along with picnic and playground areas.