Annual Rendezvous returns to Fort de Chartres next weekend

The two-day popular annual Rendezvous, returns the first weekend in June, and features shooting competitions, military drills, dancing, music, food, and traders of 18th century style goods.

The boom of cannons, the smell of campfires and a parade of colorful uniforms will transport visitors back to the 1700s on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4 at Fort de Chartres State Historic Site’s annual Rendezvous, attracting many thousands to the site during this two-day special event. The event is open and free to general public with special event parking.

For more on the Rendezvous, please see this week’s print edition.