18th Century Cannon Demonstration at Fort de Chartres. Two dates: Saturdays, July 4th & August 1st. Members of the French Colonial Artillery will demonstrate the techniques used to fire a cannon and explain the role that artillery played at the Fort. See website for more info.
Fort de Chartres State Historic Site can be visited year-round and is open Thursday - Sunday, 9am - 5pm. Admission is FREE, but donations are appreciated. The Fort also holds several events throughout the year, including the Fort de Chartres Rendezvous held in June, the Fort de Chartres French & Indian War Encampment in October, and the Fort de Chartres Winter Rendezvous & Woodswalk in November.
Please check the website listed on each event to get the most up-to-date information.