Equestrians are invited to attend a Riders Rendezvous Reunion at Salamonie Lake’s Horseman’s Campground, Sept. 21.
A weekend of activities and entertainment are planned, with a focus on raising funds to "Power the Camp." Trail riders are working to electrify the campground.
Advanced registration is encouraged. Cost is $5 per person for ages 9 and older for the weekend.
Activities planned for Friday, Sept. 21 are:
— 7 p.m. Cowboy Kettle Corn & Bluegrass: Gather around the campfire for some iron kettle corn and BYOB – bring your own bowl. After the campfire, hang around for bluegrass tunes.
Activities planned for Saturday, Sept. 22 are:
— 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Tack Flea Market: Sell or buy extra tack. Table space is available for $5 per table. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Upper Wabash Interpretive Services.
— 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Poker Ride: Get a good hand and win a prize. Cost to play is $10 per person. Participants can pick up their first card at the tent area. All proceeds go to “Power the Camp,” which will help electrify Lost Bridge West’s Horseman's Campground.
— 5:30 p.m., Cowboy Chili Dinner: Visitors should bring their own drinks and a side or dessert to share. Advanced registration is required for the meal.
— 7 p.m. Bluegrass Music will be played by Curtis and Diane Henry & Friends.
Activities planned for Sunday, Sept. 23 are:
— 9 to 9:45 a.m., Cowboy Church: Congregate around the campfire to enjoy a non-denominational time of worship.
For campsite reservations, call 260-468-2125 or camp.IN.gov. Camping and park entry fees apply.
Salamonie Lake (stateparks.IN.gov/2952.htm) is at 9214 West-Lost Bridge West, Andrews, 46702.
To view all DNR news releases, please see dnr.IN.gov.
Media contact: Teresa Rody, interpretive naturalist, Upper Wabash Interpretive Services, 260-468-2127.