When: Fri 23 Sep 2022 - Sun 25 Sep 2022
Where: Chimney Point State Historic Site Addison VERMONT 05491 New England - United StatesElsa Gilbertson Elsa.Gilbertson@vermont.gov 802-759-2412
2022 Northeastern Open Atlatl Championship Weekend Information
23 Atlatl Workshop
CHIMNEY POINT * 12:00 – 5:00 PM * $70
Atlatl experts Bob and Cheryll Berg of Thunderbird Atlatl teach traditional and modern techniques of atlatl and dart construction, flint knapping, hafting stone points, and cordage making. Enjoy atlatl lore and coaching on the use of your new atlatl. Pre-registration required Call 802-759-2412. Fee includes instruction and materials. Vermont Archaeology Month event.
September 24 The 27th Annual Northeastern Open Atlatl Championship
CHIMNEY POINT * 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM * COMPETITORS: $10 * VISITORS: $5 ADULT, FREE UNDER 15
Participate in or watch this annual atlatl championship testing skills in accuracy and distance. The sport of using the atlatl to throw darts is based on the ancient hunting technique. Newcomers to experts welcome. Flint-knapping demonstrations and lessons throughout the day. Depending on the pandemic situation, be prepared to practice social distancing and wearing facial masks if needed.Pre-registration mandatory. Call (802) 759-2412 to register. Vermont Archaeology Month event.
25 Wood Spoon Carving with Barry
CHIMNEY POINT * 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM * $60
Carve your own wooden spoon with expert guidance from Barry Keegan. Material provided, and carving equipment made available for the day. Enjoy a relaxing time on Lake Champlain as you learn and create. Pre-registration and payment are required, call (802) 759-2412. Vermont Archaeology Month event.