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, 2013.

2013 Full 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 11th
9:00 – 5:00 Museum of the Mountain Man Gallery & Gift Shop Open
3:00 – 5:00 American Mountain Men Encampment Setup
6:00 pm Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal Reception & 2013 Awards
7:00 Author presentations and book signing: Mark William Kelly – “Lost Voices on the Missouri: John Dougherty and the Indian Frontier”
7:30 pm RMFTJ Editor & Author Jim Hardee – “Obstinate Hope: the Western Expedition of Nathaniel J. Wyeth, 1832-1833”

Friday, July 12th
9:00 – 5:00 Museum of the Mountain Man Gallery & Gift Shop Open
9:00 – 10:00 AMM Camp – Mountain Man Clothing talk
9:00 – 10:30 Children’s Program with Lapita Frewin
10:00 – 11:00 “Trade Guns of the Fur Trade” by Barry Bohnet
10:30 – Noon Children’s Programs with Lapita Frewin
10:30 – 1:00 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment
11:00 – Noon AMM Camp – Sign Language talk
11:00 – 3:00 Buffalo Burger Lunch on the MMM patio
1:00 – 2:00 AMM Camp – Beaver Skinning demonstration, Trapping, Fur Press
1:00 – 2:15 Children’s Program with Lapita Frewin
2:00 – 4:00 Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal Guest Speakers
2:30 – 3:45 Children’s Program with Lapita Frewin
3:00 – 4:00 AMM Camp – Mtn Man Shelter, Buffalo Hides talk
3:00 – 5:00 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment
6:00 Three Worlds Meet Pinedale High School Auditorium (free!)

Saturday, July 13th
9:00 – 5:00 Museum of the Mountain Man Gallery & Gift Shop Open
9:00 – 11:00 AMM Camp – Horses, Tack & Packing talk
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 AMM Camp – Knives, Tools, Accoutrements talk
1:00 – 2:00 AMM Camp – AMM Camp – Beaver Skinning demonstration
1:00 – 2:30 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment
1:00 – 3:00 Children’s Programs by Lapita Frewin
2:00 – 3:00 AMM Camp – Firearms talk
2:00 – 4:00 Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal Guest Speakers
3:00 – 5:00 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment
4:00 – 5:00 AMM Camp – Beaver Trapping, Skinning, Fur Press talk & demos
6:00 Three Worlds Meet Pinedale High School Auditorium (free!)
8:30 American Mountain Man Campfire Stories and Songs

Sunday, July 14th
9:00 – 5:00 Museum of the Mountain Man Gallery and Gift Shop Open
9:00 – 10:00 AMM Camp – Sign Langage
10:00 – 11:00 AMM Camp – Horses, Tack & Packing
10:30 – 12:30 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment
11:00 – Noon AMM Camp – Mountain Man Clothing talk
1:00 Green River Rendezvous Pageant at the Rodeo Grounds
2:30 – 4:00 Bad Hand Plains Indian Encampment

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 2013. For other weekend events see the Pinedale Online Rendezvous Calendar and the Green River Rendezvous Pageant website.