Fall Gathering

The annual NAVC Fall Gathering is a conference where like-minded individuals passionate about the history of the Great Lakes fur trade gather.  Through workshops, speakers, demonstrations, and exhibits we deepen our knowledge of this fascinating era. Join us for great food, fun conversation, and learn about our history!

Fall Gathering 2022

The Fall Gathering will take place as a virtual event for 2022

Sessions are listed below, and registration is open!

Our schedule for the 2022 Virtual Fall Gathering is as follows:

Friday, November 4 @ 7 pm CST – Pursuing the Craft: Period Beverages with L. Halvorson

Saturday, November 5 @ 11 am CST – The Salon: a Makers Gathering with D. Young

Saturday, November 5 @ 1 pm CST – Fur Trade Book Club with J. Kingsbury

Saturday, November 5 @ 3 pm CST – Isobel Gunn or John Fubbister: A Closer Look at an Orcadian Labourer with J. Kingsbury

Sunday, November 6 @ 11 am CDT – The Fur Trade & Sault Ste Marie  with N. Currie

Sunday, November 6 @ 1 pm CDT – Exploring the Curiosities of Finger Weaving with M. Beauvais

Sunday, November 6 @ 3 pm CDT – Maple Sugaring with J. Pavlik

For more details, click on the Registration button above or the Fall Gathering banner below!