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Muzzeloaders at Fairgrounds Jan. 15, 16

Step back in time by attending the North Dakota Muzzle Loaders Convention and Historical Trade Fair on Saturday, Jan. 15, and Sunday, Jan. 16, at the Agriculture Building on the Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo. Hours are 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday.

This event will be a learning experience for all ages with displays and demonstrations of trades and crafts from the 1700's and 1800's. Vendors from several states will feature historical items such as trade beads, black smithing, brain tanned leather, clothing, muzzleloaders, beeswax candles, and trade silver.

The scheduled presentations include: foot powered wood lathe demonstration by historical re-enactor Roger Pilsner from Prentice Wis., Traditional Muzzleloading, Trade Silver, and Primitive Fire Starting, an original Civil War cannon and Civil War era firearms display.

Adult admission is only $3, while children 12 and under are $2. On Sunday, children 12 and under will be admitted free.'

For more information contact Darrell at 701-428-0104 or