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Davy Crockett Days Schedule

Saturday, August 13, 2022


Program Schedule
Saturday, August 13th
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 AM Participant Registration
Located: Homestead Welcome Tent

9:00 AM Opening Ceremony
Located: Crockett Monument
Presentation of colors, Raising of flag and Pledge of Allegiance - Sons of the American Revolution
Star Spangled Banner - David Crockett High School Choir
Speaker: Rep. David Hawk, TN State Representative, 5th District
Fire of Volley - Militia and Overmountain Victory Trail Association

9:00 AM BLACK POWDER SHOOT*
Located: Black Powder Range
Led By: Gary Purchase, Park Ranger, David Crockett Birthplace State Park
*Registration begins at 9:00am and is required to participate. Black Powder Shoot is limited to first 20 registrants. (9am to 1pm)

10:00 AM FIREARMS OF THE 18TH CENTURY
Located: Beside Crockett Cabin
Led By: Fred Bloom, Washington County Militia

10:30 AM FURS OF THE FRONTIER
Located: Beside Crockett Cabin
Led By: Ranger Cory Franklin, Sycamore Shoals Historic Park

11:00 AM MUSIC of the 1780's
Located: Gathering Tent
Led By: Nate Dodson, Park Manager, Sgt. Alvin C. York State Park

11:30 AM 18th Century KIDS GAMES
Located: Demonstration Area
Led By: Vickie Wade, Sarah Vogt, Madeline Wingerter

11:30 AM Tomahawk Throwing
Located: Riverbank below the Homestead
Led By: Thomas Batchelor, David Crockett Birthplace State Park

1:00 PM 1780's AUCTION
Located: Gathering Tent
Led By: Chad Bogart, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
(Proceeds benefit Friends of David Crockett Birthplace State Park)

2:30 PM THEIR FIRST WAR: A YOUNG DAVID CROCKETT AND A YOUNG TENNESSEE IN THE WAR OF 1812
Located: Gathering Tent
Led By: CPT Robert K. Rambo (US Army, Retired)

3:00 PM THE PECULIAR HISTORY OF THE LOST STATE OF FRANKLIN
Located: Gathering Tent
Led By: Joe Nowotarski, Park Manager, David Crockett Birthplace State Park

3:30 PM THE STORY OF THE OVERMOUNTAIN MEN
Located: Gathering Tent
Led By: Steve Ricker, Interpretation Director, Overmountain Victory Trail Association




Program Schedule
Sunday, August 14th
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 AM FRONTIER WORSHIP SERVICE
Located: Gathering Tent
Led By: Pastor John Jarboe

11:00 AM FIREARMS OF THE 18TH CENTURY
Located: Beside Crockett Cabin
Led By: Fred Bloom, Washington County Militia
11:00 AM Tomahawk Throwing
Located: Riverbank below the Homestead
Led By: Thomas Batchelor, David Crockett Birthplace State Park

11:30 PM THE LIVES OF THE CHEROKEE IN THE 1780'S
Located: Gathering Tent
Led By: Mark and Sherry Finchum

1:00 PM EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANT HIKE
Located: Meet at Gathering Tent
Led By: Joe Nowotarski, Park Manager, David Crockett Birthplace State Park

1:30 PM 18th Century KIDS GAMES
Located: Demonstration Area
Led By: Vickie Wade, Sarah Vogt, Madeline Wingerter

1:30 PM FIRE-STARTING WITH FLINT AND STEEL
Located: Beside Crockett Cabin
Led By: Dalton Wade, Watauga SAR and OVTA

2:00 AM THE BATTLE OF FLINT CREEK
Located: Gathering Tent
Led By: John Beaudet

3:00 PM THE STORY OF THE OVERMOUNTAIN MEN
Located: Gathering Tent
Led By: Steve Ricker, Interpretation Director, Overmountain Victory Trail Association


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