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Earth Skills Falling Leaves Rendezvous 2023 – SC

October 14, 2023 - October 20, 2023

The Longest Running Primitive Skills Gathering East of the Mississippi

Earthskills Rendezvous is an ancestral skills gathering that happens twice a year in the Southeastern United States. The gathering is a week-long educational camping event where participants come to learn ancient skills, connect with nature, and experience a more community-oriented atmosphere. Join us!

Our focus is top quality instruction in dozens of ancestral and heritage primitive skills such as matchless fire making, foraging for wild edible and medicinal plants, stone tool creation and use, basket making, and wood working just to name a few. After a full day of hands on instruction, evening programs give you the opportunity to join in the revival of the great oral tradition of storytelling around the council fire, or the option to pull up a chair in any of the many camps where homegrown and traditional Appalachian music is played, or the opportunity to answer the call of the drum and dance around the fire under a star filled sky. Striving for cooperation, generosity of spirit, tolerance and harmonious relationships, we welcome the skills, art, music and culture of all human ethnicities.

Classes can include:

Fire making
Flintknapping
Cordage Making
Pottery
Blacksmithing
Bone and Antler Tools
Weaving and Textiles
Felting
Basketry
Edible and Medicinal Plants
Nature Awareness
Traps and Snares
Open Hearth Cooking
Knife Sharpening
Soap making
Natural Dyes
Survival Shelters/Structures
Hide Tanning
Clothing and Adornments
Tracking and Stalking

Tickets go on sale August 1!
Earlybird tickets are limited in quantity and tend to sell out fast. Regular price tickets will be available after earlybird tickets.

Venue

Avalon
Avalon, 444 Patterson Rd,
Westminster, SC 29693 United States
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