Whiskey Flat Encampment

(Held every President's Day Weekend)
FEBRUARY 13~15, 2015


Camp Events
Friday Noon to Sundown:
· Educational Encampment and authentic
   demonstrations of Life in the Old West!
· History & Occasional Gunfights~ 2:00 & 4:00 PM
· Wells Fargo Station & Eatery
· Chuckwagon Cook'n & Coffee
· Horse Trader and Livery
· Horse Shoe'n and Horse Doctor'n
· Whiskey Flats Saloon
· Justice of the Peace
· Saddle Maker and Leather Craft
· Bath House, Beautifier and Hygienist
· Story Tellers of the Wild West
· Mining and Sawmill Demonstrations
· Civil War Confederate Camp



Whiskey Flat Camp Photo Gallery Link

Chuckwagon Chow
· **Weapons Safety Check Information**
 
Camp Events
Saturday ~ Immediately following Parade

till Sundown:
· Educational Encampment and authentic
   demonstrations of Life in the Old West!
· Gunfights & History ~ 2:00 & 4:00 PM
· Wells Fargo Station & Eatery
· Cowboy Cook'n
· Horse Trader and Livery
· Horse Shoe'n and Horse Doctor'n
· Whiskey Flats Saloon
· Justice of the Peace
· Saddle Maker and Leather Craft
· Bath House, Beautifier and Hygienist
· Story Tellers of the Wild West
· Mining and Sawmill Demonstrations
· Civil War Confederate Camp



Camp Events
Sunday ~ 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM:
· Educational Encampment and authentic
   demonstrations of Life in the Old West!
· Old West Church Service ~ 10:00 AM
· Gunfights & History ~ 11:00 AM
· Wells Fargo Station & Eatery
· Cowboy Cook'n
· Horse Trader and Livery
· Horse Shoe'n and Horse Doctor'n
· Whiskey Flats Saloon
· Justice of the Peace
· Saddle Maker and Leather Craft
· Bath House, Beautifier and Hygienist
· Story Tellers of the Wild West
· Mining and Sawmill Demonstrations
· Civil War Confederate Camp







Mountain Man Camp
Friday & Saturday ~ Noon to 5:00pm Sunday ~ 10:00am to Noon
· The Breckenridge Buckskinners, a l820-1840 reinactment club, provide living history of the fur trade era. Traders demonstrations and games including :
· Ax Throwing
· Camp life Demonstrations
· Leather Craft Work
· Trapping (Simulated) & Trapping Demonstrations
· Period Tools Demonstrations




Whiskey Flats Mountain Man Camp

Mountain man lean to
Video Link
Gypsy Sheep Wagon

Historical Education & Experience
For All Ages:
The atmosphere at the encampment will be presented in the 1800's dress and mannerism. The encampment will have ongoing events throughout the day. Men, women and youth will be active in the reenactments of the era.

The Breckenridge Buckskinners, a l820-1840 reinactment club, provide living history of the furtrade era. Traders demonstrations and games including tomahawk throwing.

Come join the fun while stepping back in time to watch demonstrations of the days of the wild west as real Native Americans and Cowboys lived, in peace and harmony with nature. The Kern River Valley is a place of beauty and full of wealth in many forms. The history of life in this lush valley brings knowledge that is fast becoming lost to those unfortunate to miss this golden opportunity and experience.



Kern Valley Indian Camp
Friday & Saturday ~ Noon to 5:00pm Sunday ~ 10:00am to Noon
· Authentic Crafts
· Native American Games:
   Double Ball & Stick Ball
· Archery
· Flint Knapping
· Native American Food Preparation
· Arts & Crafts:
   Dream Catchers, Beading, Tule Weaving, and other crafts
· Drum Circle, singing, dancing
· Native American Cultural displays using
   artifacts from ancestors
· Actual building of the huts from
   natural native resources
· Display and Information of the local native
    plants used by Local Native Americans
· Open fire pit used for cooking
· Working Hides / Making Deer Rattles
· Story Teller of Native Americans from the
    valley


Whiskey Flats Native American Camp

WF Indian Camp Archery
Video Link
Native American Celebration Historical Education & Experience
For All Ages:
The atmosphere at the encampment will be presented in the 1800's dress and mannerism. The encampment will have ongoing events throughout the day. Men, women and youth will be active in the reenactments of the era.

The Breckenridge Buckshinners, a l820-1840 reinactment club, provide living history of the furtrade era. Traders demonstrations and games including tomahawk throwing.

Come join the fun while stepping back in time to watch demonstrations of the days of the wild west as real Native Americans and Cowboys lived, in peace and harmony with nature. The Kern River Valley is a place of beauty and full of wealth in many forms. The history of life in this lush valley brings knowledge that is fast becoming lost to those unfortunate to miss this golden opportunity and experience.



Cast & Credits
~ GROUPS REPRESENTED ~
Lone Star Productions, Mike Woodward
Native American Indians, Dave "Laughing Horse" Robinson
Old West Mounted Lawmen's Association, Mike Thomas
Breckinridge Buckskinners, DeeDee Moore, Director
3rd Texas Cavalry, Fort Tejon
Small Engine Historians, Perry Steinhoff
1st North Carolina Cavalry, Cpt. Dan Hogan
LawDawgs, Rob Lambert
Kernville Ferriers, Ronnie Crowder

~ CREW ~
Producer/Director: Mike Woodward
Whiskey Flat Camp Director: Dave Ryskamp
Indian & Mountain Man Camp Director: Dave 'Laughing Horse' Robinson & Kate Devries
Whiskey Flat Camp Manager: Francis Moore
Mountain Man Camp Manager: DeeDee Moore
Miner and Sawmill Camp manager: Perry Steinhoff
Safety Officer: Francis Moore
Story Telling Coordinator: Dave Ryskamp
Weapons Check Coordinators: Dave Ryskamp, Francis Moore, Dean Marshall

~ OLD WEST CAMP RESIDENTS ~
Mike Woodward (Gun Fight Coordinator)
Nathan Eddy "Crazy Fox" (Gunfight Coordinator)
Dave Ryskamp (Land Claims/Story Tell'n)
John Wilson (Town folk)
Rob Lambert (Deputy/Miner)
Billy Lambert (Town folk)
Glen Lambert (Miner)
Monica Lambert (Town folk)
Sandra DeSpiganovitz (Town folk)
Stephanie Alvary (Town folk)
Erin Woodward (School Marm)
Randy Henderson (Blacksmith)
John Spoon (Travel'n Pastor)

Francis Moore (WF Camp Sheriff)
Jeannie Hawkins (Gypsy/Sheep Wagon)
Mike Jackson (Mortician)
Cheri Newsome (Fallen Doves)
Dean Marshall "Buffalo Robe" (Mountain Man Camp)
Kat Marshall "Buffalo Slayer" (Mountain Man Camp)
Ed Wortsman (Miner)
J.R. "Bob" Kastrup (Miner)
Eileen Bissmeyer (Fidler/Town folk)
Terry Boon (1840 Trader Mercantile)
Jeannie and Jerry Clearwater, Eileen Bissmeyer (Music)
Chuckwagon Cooks: Randy Hoskins, Dennis Young,
Bill Schonhorst, Rose McLaughlin, John Olinger

~ NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN CAMP~
Dave 'Laughing Horse' Robinson (Coordinator)
Kate DeVries (Camp member/Videographer)
Ruth Berkemeier (Adawehi)
Charlie Pruitt (Broken Feather)

INTERESTED IN REENACTING?
Email:
Lone Star Productions


Encampment Location
Scodie Ave. Kernville
On The Kern River Walk Property
Across from Rodeo Grounds
"WHISKEY FLAT CAMP"


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For more information:

LONE STAR PRODUCTIONS
P.O. Box 245, Kernville, CA 93238
E-mail: Lone Star Productions

Photos Provided ©2005-2014 Lone Star Productions
Indian Camp Video ©-2010-2015 by Kate DeVries
Artwork Layout and Design ©2005-2015M. L. Ludiker, Kern Valley, CA, USA. All Rights Reserved