Festival Schedule

Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Saturday, October 12, 2019  

Location: Tommy Gun Warehouse

MC: Mark Robinson: Conservative Constitutional Activist

10:00 am Festival Opens

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Opening Ceremony

  • Opening: Monroe County Color Guard followed by National Anthem by Vanessa Owens
  • Invocation: Matthew Guedes, Founder Camp Freedom
  • Founder's Address: HJ Sean Moon, Founder of Rod of Iron Ministries
  • Speakers: John TIG Tiegen, Benghazi hero and author of 13 Hours and Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation

1:00 pm – 5:30 pm Activities

  • Shooting Range:
    • Specialty guns
    • Shooting of Tyrant Targets!
    • Shotgun clay shooting
  • Guns and Glamour: Featuring interesting outfits & guns available for photo shoot.
  • Photo session with VIPs (Hospitality Tent)
  • Youth activities
  • Gun Appraisal booth. Rob Campbell, gunsmith & historian (Appraisal tent)
  • Seminar tent: TBA... 2nd amendment and gun topics
  • Media Tent: Interviews will be scheduled with media (Hospitality Tent)
  • Rod of Iron Art Show: Youth, Adult and on-line categories (Art Tent)
    • Theme: The God Given Right to Bear Arms
    • Awards for each category: money, ribbons and prizes

Scheduled afternoon activities :

  • 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Gun Auction to benefit NRA, GOA and 2nd Amendment Foundation (main stage)
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Book signing by HJ Sean Moon / Our Father Forsaken (Book signing tent)
  • 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm Self Defense demo: Led by Black Belt Master Jojo (main stage)
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Gun Auction to benefit NRA, GOA and 2nd Amendment Foundation (main Stage)
  • 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm: Amanda Suffecool Concealed Carry Fashion Show (main stage)

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm  “Rod of Iron Freedom Awards”

National Award: Gun Owners Foundation received by John Velleco, Executive Vice President of GOA
State Award: Armed and Feminine received by Founder Kelly Ann Pigeon
Local Award: Friends of NRA received by Mike Barth and Kory Enck

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Music Festival led by Madison Rising Band

8:00 pm Grand Finale Fireworks  

9:00 pm  Festival Closes

Sunday, October 13, 2019  

10:00 am: Festival Opens

11:00 am 12:30pm Opening Ceremony

  • Opening: National Anthem by Vanessa Owens
  • Invocation: Pastor George Cook
  • Founder's Address: HJ Sean Moon, Founder of Rod of Iron Ministries
  • Speaker: Craig “Sawman” Sawyer, Founder of Vets 4 Child Rescue

1:00 5:30 pm: Activities

  • Shooting Range:
    • Specialty guns
    • Shooting of Tyrant Targets!
    • Shotgun clay shooting
  • Guns and Glamour: Featuring interesting outfits & guns available for photo shoot.
  • Photo session with VIPs (Hospitality Tent)
  • Youth activities
  • Gun Appraisal booth. Rob Campbell, gunsmith & historian (Appraisal tent)
  • Seminar tent: TBA... 2nd amendment and gun topics
  • Media Tent: Interviews will be scheduled with media (Hospitality Tent)
  • Rod of Iron Art Show: Youth, Adult and on-line categories (Art Tent)
    • Theme: The God Given Right to Bear Arms
    • Awards for each category: money, ribbons and prizes

Scheduled afternoon activities

  • 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Gun Auction to benefit NRA, GOA and 2nd Amendment Foundation (Main Stage)
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Book signing by HJ Sean Moon / Our Father Forsaken (Book signing tent)
  • 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm Self Defense demo: Led by Black Belt Master Jojo (Main Stage)
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Gun Auction to benefit NRA, GOA and 2nd Amendment Foundation (Main Stage)
  • 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm: Amanda Suffecool Concealed Carry Fashion Show (Main Stage)

5:00 6:00 pm: Art Competition Awards
Speaker: Alan Gottlieb, Second Amendment Foundation

6:00 pm 7:00 pm: Music Festival (Main Stage)

7:00   GRAND FINALE BONFIRE

Ongoing Both Days

Wall of Remembrance

Exhibitors: local merchants, vendors, art show, etc.

International Food Tent

Food Vendors

Media Tent

Gold Tommy Gun Giveaway and other raffles. Gun giveaway every hour on the hour.

Rod of Iron Art Show

Wall of Guns / Raffle / Auction 50% of proceeds to benefit Friends of the NRA Weekend and on-line raffle. Automatic entry into raffle with festival ticket.

Amanda will be running her Radio Show, Eye On The Target Radio throughout the weekend.

Music Headline: Madison Rising

Merchants & Food Vendors

Shooting Range

Seminars & Self Defense Demo

Rod of Iron Art Contest

Fireworks Saturday
&
Bonfire Sunday