Redbud Trail Rendezvous Scheduled Next Weekend

Redbud Festival

The annual Redbud Trail Rendezvous in Rochester is always a sure sign that spring has sprung.

This year’s festival is scheduled April 27-29, rain or shine, at the Fulton County Historical Society Living History Village in Rochester. More than 100 historical reenactors set up camps and live outdoors during the three-day event, demonstrating traditional crafts, frontier life ways and pioneer skills like cooking over wood fires, muzzle loading shooting and tomahawk showing. Musical performances will be showcased throughout the weekend, and meals prepared over wood fires Will be served. Several of the craft demonstrators will also be selling their wares, ranging from homespun, woven items to handcrafted grapevine wreaths and baskets.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Fulton County Historical Society. Visit for more information.