2014 Green River Rendezvous

The Sublette County Historical Society and Museum of the Mountain Man are excited to offer a variety of great programs again this year, along with the presentation of the Seventh Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal and Forum, 2014.

 2014 Schedule (PDF)

Always the second full weekend in July! Four full days of events at the Museum of the Mountain Man Phone 1-877-686-6266 or 307-367- 4101 for more information.

Thursday, July 10th
 9:00 – 5:00 Museum of the Mountain Man Gallery & Gift Shop Open
3:00 – 5:00 AMM Encampment Setup
6:00 pm Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal Reception & 2014 Awards
7:00 pm Cocktail Social and Reception Honoring Thomas Steuart Fothringham, Laird of Murthly Castle

Friday, July 11th
 9:00 – 5:00 Museum of the Mountain Man Gallery & Gift Shop Open
9:00 – 10:00 American Mountain Man Camp – Mountain Man Clothing
9:00 – 10:30 Children’s Program with Lapita Frewin
10:30 – Noon Children’s Program with Lapita Frewin
10:30 –1:00 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment
11:00 – Noon American Mountain Man Camp – Sign Language
11:00 – 3:00 Buffalo Burger Lunch on the MMM patio
1:00 – 2:00 American Mountain Men Camp – Beaver Skinning demonstration
1:00 – 2:15 Children’s Program with Lapita Frewin
1:30 pm Shoshone Tribal Induction
2:00 – 4:00 Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal Guest Speakers

  • “William H. Ashley’s Newly-Discovered 1826 Fur Trade Journal by Dr. Jay H. Buckley
  • “1836 and 1838:  When White Girls Crashed the Party by Jill R. Ottman
  • “The Blackfoot Road to Plunder” by Paul M. Raczka
  • “Jedediah Smith’s Disaster at Defeat River” by James C. Auld

2:30 – 3:45 Children’s Program with Lapita Frewin
3:00 – 4:00 American Mountain Man Camp – Mtn Man Shelter, Buffalo Hide
3:00 – 5:00 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment

Saturday, July 12th
 9:00 – 5:00 Museum of the Mountain Man Gallery & Gift Shop Open
9:00 –11:00 American Mountain Men Camp – Horses, Tack & Packing
9:00 –11:00 Children’s Programs by Lapita Frewin
11:00 Rendezvous Parade Downtown
11:00 –3:00 Buffalo Burger Lunch on the MMM patio
Noon –1:00 American Mountain Man Camp – Knives, Tools, Accoutrements
1:30 – 2:30 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment
1:00 – 3:00 Children’s Programs by Lapita Frewin
1:00 – 2:00 American Mountain Man Camp – Beaver Skinning demonstration
2:00 – Tour of William Drummond Stewart Historical Sites
2:00 – 3:00 American Mountain Man Camp – Firearms
3:30 – 5:00 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment
4:00 – 5:00 American Mountain Man Camp – Beaver Trapping, Skinning, Fur Press
8:00 pm American Mountain Man Campfire Stories and Songs

Sunday, July 13th
 9:00 – 5:00 Museum of the Mountain Man Gallery and Gift Shop Open
9:00 –10:00 American Mountain Man Camp – Sign Language
10:00 – 11:00 American Mountain Man Camp – Horses, Tack & Packing
10:30 – 12:30 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment
11:00 – Noon American Mountain Man Camp – Mountain Man Clothing
1:00 pm Green River Rendezvous Pageant at the Rodeo Grounds
2:30 – 4:00 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment

Locations:

All Journal Forum/ AMM events held at the north amphitheater
All Bad Hand events held across the parking lot/ the east area canopy

Locations: All Journal/ Forum events held at the north lawn grandstand All AMM demonstrations held at the north amphitheater All Michael Terry events held at the far east area canopy All Children’s programs held at the near east area canopy

Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal & Forum, The seventh annual Journal introduced with lectures by authors and discussion panels. Thursday evening will be a special reception and journal signing. Books will be available for purchase.

“Bad Hand” – Michael Terry, Native American Historian and Ethnologist, Plains Indian Encampment. His lectures are FREE to the public and give an overview of life of the Plains Indians in the 1800s. Lapita Frewin, heads up our Children’s Programs with morning and afternoon sessions, free to all kids. The American Mountain Men Trapper’s camp, north of the Museum at the amphitheater. Live lectures and demonstrations throughout Rendezvous weekend will include firearms, sign language, beaver trapping, clothes, tools, fire making, horse tack, packing, and stories & songs.

Friday & Saturday: Buffalo Burger Lunch Sponsored by Shell. 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Museum.

Museum Gallery & Gift Shop Open 9 am to 5 pm, and in the evening during Rendezvous.

The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce Rendezvous Parade is held on Saturday morning at 11:00 am down main street in Pinedale. The Green River Rendezvous Pageant is on Sunday at 1:00 pm at the Rendezvous Grounds just south of Pinedale adjacent to the rodeo grounds.

As part of Pinedale’s Green River Rendezvous weekend, the Society and Museum are excited to offer a variety of great programs for 2014. For other weekend events see the Pinedale Online Rendezvous Calendar and the Green River Rendezvous Pageant website.