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Thanks to Karen for the details on this one:

This is your invitation to step back 200 years into America’s past at the Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous. This Rendezvous demonstrates what a rendezvous might have ben like along the banks of the Des Plaines River before Chicago became a city. Re-enactors portray life on the prairie from the time DuSable opened the first trading post at the mouth of the Chicago River until the Laughton brothers closed theirs at the Chicago Portage around 1883.

When? Saturday Sept. 29th, 10am – 5pm
Sun. the 30th, 10am -4pm

Where? Columbia Woods in Willow Springs,IL- Willow Springs Road north of Archer ave. FREE shuttle bus access

What? A gathering of fur trappers, settlers, craftsmen and entertainers along the banks of
theDes Plaines River.
*Authentic Early American Food
*Music and entertainment
*Craft Demonstrations
*Tomahawk exhibitions
*Canoe Races and More!

Admission for a Family $15, Kids 6-12 $3, Adults $8, under 6 free.

For more info Call 708-937-0009 or visit the website at: ariverthruhistory.com

PLEASE FORWARD TO EVERYONE! this is really a great event and the re-enactors are wonderful.

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