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Fort de Chartres Colonial Trade Faire and Musket & Rifle Frolic 

When: Sat., April 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., April 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2018
Phone: 618-284-7230
Price: Free
The Colonial Trade Faire is a JURIED living history event for participants depicting the Illinois Country ca. 1750-1790. The Trade Faire, which features costumed historic interpreters, shooting matches, and period games. Craftspeople and merchants will sell reproduction period goods. The Colonial Trade Faire is hosted by the Kaskaskia Company, a group that re-enacts the lives and skills of longhunters, professional hide hunters who would routinely embark on grand hunts lasting months and sometimes more than a year. Les Amis du Fort de Chartres will sponsor this event, with additional support from Illinois Historic Preservation, part of the Illinois Department

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