P.K. Fall Gathering - Agenda

Here is the schedule for the P.K. Fall Gathering 2018. We hope you can join us!

FRIDAY, November 9, 2018

12:00 Noon: Camping Setup: You may set up your camp site any time after 12:00 noon. Camping spots are first come first serve.

5:00 pm: Heating up the Fire pit... Drying, the sand under the pit.. your welcome to add some rock, to try heat treating.

6:00 pm: Bill Seebeck will be Primitive open hearth Firing, some of his pottery... You're welcome to add some of your own pots to the fire.

7:00 pm: Evening Fire

SATURDAY, November 10, 2018

9:00 am: FLINT KNAPPING in the Pit. "open" All Day - Feel free to bring your toughest rock, and problems.

10:00 am: Camping Set up.

11:00 am: Guy Neal will be demonstrating: The process of "Retting" tree bark for cordage.

12:00 Noon: Lunch

1:00 pm: Building a bark cordage Deer Snare. Guy Neal will demonstrate the construction and setting of a bird snare.

2:00 pm: Making primitive Pottery from, local Middle Creek clay..

3:00 pm: Community Dinner, Served cafeteria style.

4:00 pm: Trading Blanket ......... (Bring stuff, you will want something to trade)

5:00 pm: Evening bonfire... Stories, Lies and Music...all allowed. Bill Seebeck will be Primitive open hearth Firing, some of his pottery... You're welcome to add some of your own pots to the fire.

6:00 pm:

SUNDAY, November 11, 2018

10:00 am: Morning Bow Shoot, Balloons and other targets. This year primitive Bows & Arrows will be provided for those that want to shoot.

11:00 am: Flint Knapping in the pit... Help with problem pieces.

12:00 noon: Meal, and any leftovers.

1:00 pm: Knapping Tough Rock...with WOOD billets.. PA Purple Rhyolite is tough, but thin blades can be made with a soft wood billet..

3:00 pm Last Meal... Left overs.

4:00 pm: Check out time.