Schedule of Events for 2016:
Every Hour on the Hour, the popular “History Tent” will highlight the Beale Street Puppeteers with their version of the the historic Punch and Judy Show.
On the half-hour, hands-on puppet making opportunities will be offered between shows.
Also featured in the area of the History Tent will be Rachel O’Connell, who trained with and served as Assistant to the “Natural Philosopher”, Dean Howarth. O’Connell will demonstrate many favorite activities such as: trapball, croquet, Game of Graces (hoop toss), Shut the box (dice game), lawn bowling, mirror box, Newtons Inertia toy, tablecloth pull trick, friction tug o war, bed of nails, and singing wine glasses.
Periodic announcements will be made during the day of special Native Demonstrations going on in the Chicone Village area of the Jamboree. The Pocomoke Indian Nation from Crisfield, Maryland will leading these demonstrations.
2016 Nanticoke River Jamboree Participants (as of August 31, 2016
Bealle Street Puppeteers with Punch and Judy Show
Rachel O’ Connell – Games and Intrigues of Science
Frank Bittner – Faux Grain Painting
Center for Research in Basketry – “Eye of God” and Basket Displays
Eric Cook – Mid 18th c. Frontier Living History
Paul Gasparo – Horn and Leather Wares – Dice Games
Fairplay Vintage Baseball Club of Talbot – Historic Baseball
Handsell Kitchen- “African American Doll Making and other Games”
The Kite Loft – kite flying and sales
Carolyn and Monte Hailey – Parlor Past Time
For Woodness Sake – Tops, Rhythm Sticks, Cup & Ball
Jugglers and Unicyclist – What fun!
Lady Aimee’s Fine Sewing and Sutlery
Arthur J. Malestein – 17th Century Living History
Shore Good Farms – All Things Corn!
Steve Sullivan – Custom Martin Houses
Terry White and Maura Manley – Parlor Music and Story Telling
Beverly Wright – Spinner and Sheep Shearing – Niddie-Noddie
Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth
and Nanticoke Watershed Alliance – Horseshoes and Checkers
Dorchester County Master Gardeners – Chicone Nature Trail
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park – African American Games
The Captain Timothy Hill House
Dan Coates – Certified Archeological Technician
Terry Crannell – Artifact Collection
Phillip Goldsborough – Chipping and Native Crafts
Thomas Jefferson – Mid Atlantic Cherokee Tribe
Lennie Lenape – Dancing Horse
Lenni Lenape – Dawn Manyfeathers – Indian Dice Game and Native Jewelry
Nause Waiwash Band of Indians
Pocomoke Indian Nation- Corn Toss and other Native Games
Lockhardt, Barbara – Author
Handsell General Mercantile -NHPA Fundraising, Goods and Sundries
2 Chicks Catering-Food
Ed Otter – Archaeologist and volunteers – “Digging for Treasures”