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Upcoming Macktown Events

Mar. 12, 2023 - Blacksmithing
Apr. 9, 2023 - Atlatl
May 6-7, 2023 - Spring Fling
May 13, 2023 - Getting Ready for Planting

May 20-23, 2023 - Fiber!
June 10, 2023 - Work Day in the Historic District - open to the community
June 11, 2023 -
 Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
July 9, 2023 - Winnowing of Rye
Aug. 12, 2023 - Surveying
Sept. 10, 2023 - Archaeology
Oct. 8, 2023 - Cider Making
Oct. 14-15, 2023 - Frenchman's Frolic
Nov. 12, 2023 - Getting Ready for Winter
Dec. 15, 2023 - Christmas at Macktown

October 14-15, 2023: Frenchman's Frolic

Experience a pre-1850s Rendezvous Camp, featuring:
  • Historic Games & Contests
  • Black Powder Shooting
  • Period Crafts
  • Historic Skills and Lifeways
  • Traders & Trade Blankets
  • and much more!


Mar. 12, 2023
  • Watch a blacksmith ply age-old skills by pounding, shaping, and twisting red hot metal!
  • See the many types of blacksmithing tools and learn what tasks they were used for.
  • There will be items there for sale, too - don’t miss it!
It's All About the Fiber!
May 20-23, 2023!

Click on the poster for registration details.


Pay for the event below:

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More About Second Sundays...

Second Sundays are brought to you by Macktown Living History. These Sundays are a family-friendly way to present aspects of living on the site; both prehistoric and historic.


Reenactors, guest presenters, and Macktown volunteers will present a variety of topics including aspects of archaeology, native culture, gardening, farming, and fiber arts, to name but a few.


These Sundays will span the cultures from prehistoric times through 1850. Visitors Will be able to participate in many of the activities. The goal of Second Sundays is to help The public understand the history of the area.


The dates for the Second Sundays for 2019 are listed above. Please note them on your calendar, watch for flyers and check our website and Facebook page for updates.

We look forward to exploring the past with you every month of the year.  

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