Initial 2018 Calendar of events

January 8, 2018 - No Comments

by Jim Barnes

Here is what we have so far for the coming year through April.

January 2018

WWI – Jan 12-14, 2018: “Bathelémont: Baptism of Fire”(Hosted by FR 90 (German) and the 18th RI (French)). Time period: November 1917. Event held at the Caesar Krauss Great War Memorial Site, Newville, PA. http://www.greatwarassociation.com/Schedule.html

WWII – Battle of the Bulge Reenactment, January 31-Feb 4. Ft. Indiantown Gap PA. Contact: http://www.wwiiha.org/new/index.php/fig

February 2018

WWII – Elbe River Event, February 17,  Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. regardless of the weather as usual. They still
have several buildings available and are currently accepting pre-registrations.

  • The scenario revolves around the final days of the Third Reich. All Allied units are encouraged to attend. Including but not limited to; Americans, British, Canadians, French, Partisans, Poles, and Russians. Axis units to include but not limited to; Fallshirmsjagers, Kriegsmarine, Waffen SS, Wehrmacht, and Italians.
  • The battle starts promptly at 10AM.

Attached is the link for registrations and such:  www.freewebs.com/elbe1945/For any questions, call: Roger Bombard at: 703-431-6843.

18th Century – Winter Woods Battle  Sat Feb 17th, 2018 – Old Fort Niagara All Day. A full day of hands-on activities highlights winter life at the Fort. https://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

WWII – February 16-18, 2018: “Winterline Campaign, Italy” (Hosted by the Co. L 109th Inf. 28th Div. AEF). Time period: Winter 1944-1945. Event held at the Caesar Krauss Great War Memorial Site, Newville, PA. http://www.greatwarassociation.com/Schedule.html

Militaria Show – February 22-25. Show of Shows, sponsored by Ohio Valley Military Society. Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY. http://www.themaxshow.com

18th Century – February 23-25. Prickett’s Fort, Prickett’s Fort State Park, Fairmont, WV. 18th Century Firearms and Accoutrements Show.  http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

March 2018

Timeline – March 23,24-25. Reenactor Appreciation Weekend,  Gettysburg, PA.  For information see:  http://www.reenactorappreciationweekend.com/

Timeline – Military Through the Ages, March 17-18 at Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown, VA. http://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown-settlement/military-through-the-ages/

18th Century – March 24, 1-3 pm. Colonial Dance Class  , Prickett’s Fort, Rt. 3 Fairmont, WV 26554. http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

 

April 2018

18th Century – April 5-8. School of the Longhunter, Prickett’s Fort, Rt. 3 Fairmont, WV 26554. http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

Pirates – TBA, Privateers Day Festival, Fell’s Point, MD. https://www.facebook.com/PrivateerFestivalFellsPoint/

WWI – April 20-22, , GWA Spring National Living History and Tactical Event. Great War Association Site, Newville, PA. Sponsored by GWA.

http://www.great-war-assoc.org/

18th CenturyPatriots Day Weekend Sat Apr 21st, 2018 to Sun Apr 22nd, 2018 – All Day Commemorate the opening of the American Revolution in 1775. Free admission for veterans and active duty military.

18th Century– April 26-29 (probably),  18th Century Market Fair, Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/index.htm

 

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