Be sure to visit the RenScots Living History Village and experience 18th century life in the Scottish Highlands. Visit the Armory to learn about weapons and tactics in battle, and see actual artifacts from the 1740s. Watch our blacksmiths fashion household goods from hot iron. See the Colorado Tartan being woven, and watch wool spun into yarn at Wick and Woollery. Discover leatherwork, candle making, basketry, highland dress, and much more!
The RenScots’ Mission is to bring Highland Scottish life and heritage crafts to the Celtic community and public in an entertaining setting, and to educate about the contributions of the Scots to American culture. they make experiencing history fun! they also teach to help preserve heritage crafts by passing them on to a new generation. The RenScots Living History Village is highly visible on the field and from the road.
the renscots’ activities are ongoing all day, but here is a schedule of their special events:
10:45am to 11:15am - Candle Making Demo
11:15am to 11:45am - Weapons Demo
11:45am to 12:15pm - Make & Take Leather Workshop ($5 Materials fee)
1:45pm to 2:15pm - Weapons Demo
3:30pm to 4:00pm - Make & Take Leather Workshop ($5 Materials fee