Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Feast of the Hunters Moon West Lafayette Indiana

If you live within 50 miles of central Indiana and you have not been to the Feast of the Hunters Moon you are so missing out on an authentic good time!  This is unlike any festival you've ever attended!  Home cooked food over open pits - Sorry No elephant ears here and other garbage as such.  Go to some townie commercial festival if that's what you seek.  Want homemade cornbread, pork and beans, fresh corn on the cob, homemade apple fritters, venison, and the list goes on....  endless ~ seriously!


courtesy of  IndyDiane

This is a reenactment of the annual fall gathering of the French and Native Americans which took place at Fort Ouiatenon, a fur-trading outpost in the mid - 1700s.   It's held annually in early autumn on the banks of the Wabash River, four miles southwest of West Lafayette, Indiana.


courtesy of MidKnightSun627's

Love it when the voyagers arrive!!!


courtesy of IndyStone


 
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42nd Highlanders with Rogers Rangers at the flank.

 
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Many of the vendors and enthusiast stay in actual canvas tents and camp through the whole weekend. 

FACES of the FEAST



I Love each and everyone of these beautiful faces and I so thank IndianaShutterBug  for capturing all their strength, character, warmth and their giving... to make this not only an Awesome but an Aspiring event.  Thank you so much to our Lafayette volunteers, vendors and contributors !  You do a fine job each and every year, even when the rain pours!
God Bless America.
Ps...Thank you for letting us have beer.

If your weekend is free, come see us at the 42nd Annual Feast!
October 10th and 11th, 2009 at Historic Fort Ouiatenon Park near West Lafayette, Indiana.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT, Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m




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