A Program of Marion County Schools

11th Annual Silver River Knap-In

February 19th – 20th, 2022 | 9 AM – 4 PM

The Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival is the largest event of its kind in the southeast and takes place on the third weekend of each February. Flint Knapping is the art of recreating ancient stone tools like spear points and arrow heads. Artisans from across the country attend this unique event to demonstrate making stone tools, pottery, traditional bows and arrows, hide tanning, shell carving, fire making and more. Hands-on activities include archery, tomahawk and spear throwing ranges.

Admission: $8, Kids 5 and Under Free

Activities include:

  • Stone Tool Making
  • Bow and Arrow Making
  • Pottery Making
  • Bone and Shell Carvers
  • Basketry and Cordage Making
  • Tram Tours of State Park
  • Traditional Archery Range
  • Tomahawk & Spear Throwing
  • Indian Artifact Displays
  • Archaeology Talks by Experts
  • Museum Scavenger Hunt
  • Food and Craft Vendors