Events & Knap-ins

Mark your calendars!  You’ll find Knappin’ Jack at the following events/knap-ins:

2015 EVENTS & KNAP-INS

www.knappinjack.com

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April 23-25, 2015
North Georgia Knap-in

Held at the beautiful Bartow County Gatewood Park, Cartersville, GA.

More info about the North Georgia Arrowhead Makers & Primitive Arts Festival, click here!


May 23, 2015
Kingsport, TN Knap-in

Knappin’ Jack will be at the Kingsport Knap-in, in his hometown! Be there to see:

  • Flintknapping
  • Steel hand-made blades
  • Primitive arts
  • Wood carving
  • Much more!

This is a 1 day event. The public is invited! Knap-ins are not just for knappers!!

DIRECTIONS: Hwy 11W East, next to Legacy Auto at 2945 E. Stone Dr. (google maps link).
Kingsport, Tennessee

One day knap-in, Contact me for details! jfaxon@knappinjack.com

More info, go to the Kingsport Knap-in website, click here!


June 12-20, 2015
Friendship, Indiana Muzzleloading Rendezvous & Flea Market

Find Knappin’ Jack and his custom stone blade knives, points and blades at the Friendship Muzzleloading Rendezvous & Flea Market in Friendship Indiana!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 6n2, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Indiana Events / Flea Market , click here


July 16-18, 2015
Wyoming Rock & Gem Show

Join Jack at the Wyoming State Mineral & Gem Society & Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies Annual RMFMS & AFMS Convention. The Rocky Mountain Federation has clubs in these states: Arizona (15), Arkansas (1), Colorado (19), Kansas (8), Nebraska (western portion of state) (1), New Mexico (7), Nevada (1), North Dakota (western portion of state)(1), Oklahoma (10), South Dakota (western portion of state)(1), Texas (1), Utah (7) and Wyoming (6).
Multi-State dealers, demonstrations & displays and educational activities. Cody is located just 52 miles East of Yellowstone National Park’s East entrance and the show is walking distance to historic downtown Cody and the “5 Museums of the Rockies” – the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

DIRECTIONS: Sweitzer Gym, 920 Beck Ave., Cody, Wyoming
Get more details about the Cody show, click here!

Looking for a great place to stay?! Head towards the northfork of the Shoshone River, halfway between Cody & Yellowstone and stay at a remarkable ranch with true western hospitality, comfortable cabins, great views and horseback riding! You might even run into Jack there! Rand Creek Ranch http://www.randcreekranch.com


September 3-5, 2015
Flint Ridge, Ohio Knap-in

Step back into history and witness accomplished crafters creating implements using the same chipping methods employed by American Indians over 12,000 years ago. Watch skilled craftsmen demonstrate primitive bows and throwing darts with the atlatl. This is the same location as the Native Americans came to quarry flint they needed to produce weapons and tools for everyday survival.

Flint Ridge State Memorial
7091 Brownsville Rd
Glenford, Ohio 43739
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

For more information & special event descriptions and times, click here! (open the Flint Ridge Knap-in Flyer)


Sept. 11-19, 2015
Friendship, Indiana Flea Market & Muzzleloading Rendezvous

Find Knappin’ Jack at the Friendship Flea Market next to the Muzzleloading Rendezvous in Friendship IN!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 62, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Flea Market, click here


Oct. 3-4, 2015
Sycamore Shoals, TN – Fort Watauga Knap-in

Find Knappin’ Jack at the historic Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton, Tennessee!

DIRECTIONS: 1651 W. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN
More about the Fort Watauga Knap-in at Sycamore Shoals, click here & then go to “Special Events Calendar”


Oct. 16-18, 2015
Cove Lake State Park Knap-in

Knappin’ Jack will be at the 4th Annual Cove State Park Lake Knap-in & Primitive Skills Festival held from 9 a.m. to sunset each day.

DIRECTIONS TO KNAP-IN: 30 miles north of Knoxville, TN at the beautiful Cove Lake State Park in Caryville, TN. South of Louisville, KY, take Interstate 65, exit 112, go East 1 mile on Hwy 245
More about the Cove Lake State Park Knap-in
SEE YOU THERE

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2014 EVENTS & KNAP-INS

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May 31, 2014
Kingsport, TN Knap-in

Knappin’ Jack will be at the Kingsport Knap-in, in his hometown! Be there to see:

  • Flintknapping
  • Steel hand-made blades
  • Primitive arts
  • Wood carving
  • Much more!

DIRECTIONS: Hwy 11W East, at Rainbow Motors (google maps link). The public is invited! Knap-ins are not just for knappers!!

One day knap-in, Contact me for details! jfaxon@knappinjack.com

More info, go to the Kingsport Knap-in website, click here!


June 13-22, 2014
Friendship, Indiana Muzzleloading Rendezvous & Flea Market

Find Knappin’ Jack and his custom stone blade knives, points and blades at the Friendship Muzzleloading Rendezvous & Flea Market in Friendship Indiana!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 6n2, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Indiana Events / Flea Market , click here


August 28-31, 2014
Flint Ridge, Ohio Knap-in

Step back into history and witness accomplished crafters creating implements using the same chipping methods employed by American Indians over 12,000 years ago. Watch skilled craftsmen demonstrate primitive bows and throwing darts with the atlatl. This is the same location as the Native Americans came to quarry flint they needed to produce weapons and tools for everyday survival.

Flint Ridge State Memorial
7091 Brownsville Rd
Glenford, Ohio 43739
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

For more information & special event descriptions and times, click here! (open the Flint Ridge Knap-in Flyer)


Sept. 10-21, 2014
Friendship, Indiana Flea Market & Muzzleloading Rendezvous

Find Knappin’ Jack at the Friendship Flea Market next to the Muzzleloading Rendezvous in Friendship IN!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 62, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Flea Market, click here


Oct. 4-5, 2014
Sycamore Shoals, TN – Fort Watauga Knap-in

Find Knappin’ Jack at the historic Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton, Tennessee!

DIRECTIONS: 1651 W. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN
More about the Fort Watauga Knap-in at Sycamore Shoals, click here & then go to “Special Events Calendar”


Oct. 17-19, 2014
Cove Lake State Park Knap-in

Knappin’ Jack  will be at the 4th Annual Cove State Park Lake Knap-in & Primitive Skills Festival held from 9 a.m. to sunset each day.

DIRECTIONS TO KNAP-IN: 30 miles north of Knoxville, TN at the beautiful Cove Lake State Park in Caryville, TN. South of Louisville, KY, take Interstate 65, exit 112, go East 1 mile on Hwy 245
More about the Cove Lake State Park Knap-in
SEE YOU THERE

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2013 EVENTS & KNAP-INS

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April 25-28, 2013
North Georgia Knap-in at Cartersville, GA

Held at the beautiful Bartow County Gatewood Park, Cartersville, GA.

More info about the North Georgia Arrowhead Makers & Primitive Arts Festival, click here!

May 25, 2013
Kingsport, TN Knap-in

Knappin’ Jack will be at the Kingsport Knap-in, in his hometown! Be there to see:

  • Flintknapping
  • Steel hand-made blades
  • Primitive arts
  • Wood carving
  • Much more!

DIRECTIONS: Hwy 11W East, at Rainbow Motors (google maps link). The public is invited! Knap-ins are not just for knappers!!

One day knap-in, Contact me for details! jfaxon@knappinjack.com

More info, go to the Kingsport Knap-in website, click here!


June 8-16, 2013
Friendship, Indiana Muzzleloading Rendezvous & Flea Market

Find Knappin’ Jack at the Friendship Muzzleloading Rendezvous & Flea Market in Friendship IN!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 62, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Flea Market , click here


July 19-21, 2013
Central Kentucky Knap-in and Lithic Art Show
Bernheim Forest, Kentucky 

More about the Burnheim Forest Knap-in, click here 


August 29 – September 1, 2013
Flint Ridge, Ohio Knap-in

Step back into history and witness accomplished crafters creating implements using the same chipping methods employed by American Indians over 12,000 years ago. Watch skilled craftsmen demonstrate primitive bows and throwing darts with the atlatl. This is the same location as the Native Americans came to quarry flint they needed to produce weapons and tools for everyday survival.

Flint Ridge State Memorial
7091 Brownsville Rd
Glenford, Ohio 43739
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

For more information about the daily events, click here! [pdf]

Sept. 14-22, 2013
Friendship, Indiana Flea Market & Muzzleloading Rendezvous

Find Knappin’ Jack at the Friendship Flea Market next to the Muzzleloading Rendezvous in Friendship IN!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 62, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Flea Market, click here

Oct. 5-6, 2013
Sycamore Shoals, TN – Fort Watauga ABO Knap-in

Find Knappin’ Jack at the historic Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton, Tennessee!

DIRECTIONS: 1651 W. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN
More about the Fort Watauga Knap-in at Sycamore Shoals, click here

 

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2012 EVENTS & KNAP-INS

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April 27-29, 2012
North Georgia Knap-in at Cartersville, GA

Held at the beautiful Bartow County Gatewood Park, Cartersville, GA.

More info about the North Georgia Arrowhead Makers & Primitive Arts Festival, click here!


May 11-13, 2012
‘Walkabout Farm’ Spring Knap-In

SPRING knap-in at Walkabout Farm in Western North Carolina
188 Dale Summey Rd., Rutherfordton, NC 28139 (google maps link)

Come as early as Friday stay till Sunday if you like!
Primitive camping, water supplied, well behaved pets allowed.
Flint knapping of all kinds welcome. At-atl and bow range.
Primitive skills. Family fun for all.

Curt Robbins   piper28139@gmail.com
Bob Hanselman   rockbob1@hotmail.com


May 26, 2012
Kingsport, TN Knap-in

Knappin’ Jack will be at the Kingsport Knap-in, in his hometown! Be there to see:

  • Flintknapping
  • Steel hand-made blades
  • Primitive arts
  • Wood carving
  • Much more!

DIRECTIONS: Hwy 11W East, at Rainbow Motors (google maps link). The public is invited! Knap-ins are not just for knappers!!

One day knap-in, Contact me for details! jfaxon@knappinjack.com

More info, go to the Kingsport Knap-in website, click here!


June 9-17, 2012

Friendship, Indiana Flea Market

Find Knappin’ Jack at the Friendship Flea Market in Friendship IN!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 62, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Flea Market , click here


July 20-22, 2012
Central Kentucky Knap-in and Lithic Art Show
Bernheim Forest, Kentucky 

See photos from the knap-in, click here!

More about the Burnheim Forest Knap-in, click here 


August 30 – September 2, 2012

Flint Ridge, Ohio Knap-in

Step back into history and witness accomplished crafters creating implements using the same chipping methods employed by American Indians over 12,000 years ago. Watch skilled craftsmen demonstrate primitive bows and throwing darts with the atlatl. This is the same location as the Native Americans came to quarry flint they needed to produce weapons and tools for everyday survival.

Flint Ridge State Memorial
7091 Brownsville Rd
Glenford, Ohio 43739
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

For more information about the daily events, click here! [pdf]


Sept. 7-16, 2012
Friendship, Indiana Flea Market & Muzzleloading Rendezvous

Find Knappin’ Jack at the Friendship Flea Market next to the Muzzleloading Rendezvous in Friendship IN!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 62, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Flea Market 2011, click here

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2011 EVENTS & KNAP-INS

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April 21-24, 2011
North Georgia Knap-in at Cartersville, GA

Held at the beautiful Bartow County Gatewood Park, Cartersville, GA.

More info about the North Georgia Arrowhead Makers & Primitive Arts Festival, click here!

May 28, 2011
Kingsport, TN Knap-in

Knappin’ Jack will be at the Kingsport Knap-in, in his hometown! Be there to see:

  • Flintknapping
  • Steel hand-made blades
  • Primitive arts
  • Wood carving
  • Much more!

DIRECTIONS: Hwy 11W East, at Rainbow Motors. The public is invited! Knap-ins are not just for knappers!!

One day knap-in, Contact me for details! jfaxon@knappinjack.com

More info, go to the Kingsport Knap-in website, click here!

June 11-19, 2011
Friendship, Indiana Flea Market

Find Knappin’ Jack at the Friendship Flea Market in Friendship IN!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 62, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Flea Market , click here

July 15-17, 2011
Central Kentucky Knap-in and Lithic Art Show
Bernheim Forest, Kentucky 

See photos from the knap-in, click here!

More about the Burnheim Forest Knap-in, click here 

Sept. 2-4, 2011
Flint Ridge, Ohio Knap-in

Step back into history and witness accomplished crafters creating implements using the same chipping methods employed by American Indians over 12,000 years ago. Watch skilled craftsmen demonstrate primitive bows and throwing darts with the atlatl. This is the same location as the Native Americans came to quarry flint they needed to produce weapons and tools for everyday survival.

Flint Ridge State Memorial
7091 Brownsville Rd
Glenford, Ohio 43739
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

For more information about the daily events, click here! [pdf]

Sept. 7-16, 2012
Friendship, Indiana Flea Market & Muzzleloading Rendezvous

Find Knappin’ Jack at the Friendship Flea Market next to the Muzzleloading Rendezvous in Friendship IN!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 62, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Flea Market 2011, click here

Sept. 24-25, 2011
Fall Folk Arts Festival at the Exchange Place

Knappin’ Jack will be at the Exchange Place at 4812 Orebank Rd., Kingsport, TN

More about the Folk Arts Festival in Kingsport, click here!

Oct. 1-2, 2011
Sycamore Shoals Abo Knap-in, Elizabethton, TN

See you there!!

Oct. 14-16, 2011
Cove Lake State Park Knap-in

Knappin’ Jack  will be at the 2nd Annual Cover State Park Lake Knap-in & Primitive Skills Festival held from 9 a.m. to sunset each day.

DIRECTIONS TO KNAP-IN: 30 miles north of Knoxville, TN at the beautiful Cove Lake State Park in Caryville, TN. South of Louisville, KY, take Interstate 65, exit 112, go East 1 mile on Hwy 245

SEE YOU THERE

Nov. 11-13, 2011
Mystery of Natural History Museum Rock & Gem Show

Knappin’ Jack will be at the Exchange Place at 321 Broadstreet, Kingsport, TN

SEE YOU THERE

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2010 EVENTS & KNAP-INS

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Wyoming State Gem and Mineral Show 2010
Powell, WY / June 27, 2010

Knappin’ Jack Faxon appeared at the Wyoming State Gem & Mineral Show on June 19 & 20, 2010 in Powell, Wyoming. The event was sponsored by the Shoshone Rock Club and took place at the Park County Fairgrounds along with a number of other demonstrators and vendors.

The Wyoming State Gem & Mineral Show occurs annually, rotating among 5 different Wyoming towns. The 2011 Wyoming State Gem & Mineral Show will be in Cody, Wyoming. Cody is located 25 miles west of Powell and 52 miles east of Yellowstone National Park’s east entrance.

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Central Kentucky Knap-in / July 16, 17 & 18, 2010

Knappin’ Jack  will at at the Central Kentucky Knap-in at Bernheim Forest.

DIRECTIONS TO KNAP-IN: South of Louisville, KY, take Interstate 65, exit 112, go East 1 mile on Hwy 245
SEE YOU THERE!

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Kingsport Tennessee Knap-in / Aug. 7th, 2010

Knappin’ Jack will be at the Kingsport Knap-in, in his hometown! Be there to see:

Flintknapping
Steel hand-made blades
Primitive arts
Wood carving
Much more!

DIRECTIONS: Hwy 11W East, at Rainbow Motors. The public is invited! Knap-ins are not just for knappers!!

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Friendship Indiana Muzzleloading Rendezvous / Sept. 10-18, 2010

Find Knappin’ Jack at the Friendship Flea Market next to the Muzzleloading Rendezvous in Friendship IN!

DIRECTIONS: State Route 62, 6 miles west of Dillsboro
More about the Friendship Flea Market 2010, click here!

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