6123 St. Rt. 350
Managed on behalf of the Ohio History Connection
25th Annual Fort Ancient Celebration: A Gathering of Four Directions
Saturday, June 13, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 14, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Experience one of the premier Native American-themed educational events in the region! Enjoy Native flute music and drumming, and view up to 100 dancers in full regalia. View demonstrations by silversmiths and flint knappers, or participate in dream catcher workshops and walk through an 18th century camp.
Hear expert storytellers ply their trade, or sit in on presentations by herb and Native heritage experts. Get in on the fun with crafts, games, tomahawk-throwing, archery, and prehistoric garden tours with the Master Gardeners.
Sponsored by: P&G, Brickman, and Local 12 WKRC.
Summer Solstice Sunrise
Sunday, June 21
Celebrate the longest day of summer at Fort Ancient with a program for morning birds! At dawn, view the archaeoastronomical alignment of the earthworks with the sunrise, and learn its importance to the Fort Ancient and Hopewell cultures.
Saturday, July 18, noon - 4:00 p.m.
Archaeologists and geologists will be on hand from 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. to assist in identifying historic artifacts and stone fossils, and from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. there will be a nature hike lead by Dave Woehr, an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist. Included with regular admission.
2014 Fort Ancient Bluegrass Festival
Saturday, September 20, 2014
High atop a bluff overlooking the Little Miami River, the Fort Ancient Bluegrass Festival will fill the 2,000-year-old earthworks with the sounds of American roots music. This day-to-dusk music festival will offer great entertainment, craft beer, food and artisan vendors.
Admission: $20/adults (17+) online; $25 the day of.
Online sales have now ended. All sales are final. Pets are allowed at the Festival, but must be registered and current on vaccinations. No coolers.
Nature Photography Walk
Saturday, September 13, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of outdoor photography from an expert as you watch demonstrations of practical techniques and enjoy a leisurely walk that will provide instant opportunities to use your new skills in the field. Bring your own camera, and learn more about picture composition and framing, choosing and capturing subjects near or far, lighting and exposure, and more. Included with regular admission.
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