Always the second full weekend in July!
2023 Rendezvous July 6th – 9th, 2023
2023 Rendezvous Schedule (updated 6/17/2023)
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Livestream: All Journal/Forum sessions are livestreamed on our Youtube channel and recorded for later viewing. Please visit to see previous programs:
Four full days of events at the Museum of the Mountain Man featuring:
Auto-Tour: 1833 Rendezvous Sites, Thursday, July 6th, 2023, 9am – 1pm.
Meet at the Museum of the Mountain Man at 8:45am, tour departs at 9:00am. Drive your own vehicle, carpooling encourage. Tour is free and no limit on attendance. Registration encouraged for coordination on tour day by calling 307-367-4101 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org (provide name and cell phone – accessible on tour). 1833 was one of the largest Rendezvous with camps spanning at least 10 miles along the Green River. Visit Fort Bonneville, Horse Creek Overlook (DeSmet Monument), Trapper’s Point, and Sommers Homestead. Bring folding chair, water, hats, sunscreen, mosquito spray, and lunch.
7th Annual Western Art & Wine Auction, Thursday, July 6th, 2023, 6:30pm. Proceeds benefit educational programs at the Museum.
Michael “Bad Hand”, 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 1800’s.
Lapita & Dan Frewin, Hands on 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 Saturday night stories & songs.
Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal & Forum, The annual Journal is introduced with lectures by authors and discussion panels. Friday evening will be a special awards reception and journal signing (6:30pm, just before Mountain Man Movie Night). Books will be available for purchase.
Movie Night: Ten Who Dared – Jedediah Smith (1977 BBC), July 7, 2023 at 7pm followed with panel discussion by fur trade and Jedediah Smith historians. Free pizza and beer.
Sponsors: All programs are free thanks to our generous sponsors: Sublette County Museum Board, Sublette BOCES, Rocky Mountain Power, Jonah Energy, Rex & Heather Stevens.
Phone 1-877-686-6266 or 307-367-4101 for more information.