Events Calendar

January 2017

WWII – Battle of the Bulge Reenactment, January 25- 29. Ft. Indiantown Gap PA. Contact: http://www.wwiiha.org/new/index.php/fig

February 2017

WWII - Elbe River Event, February 18,  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.

Militaria Show - February 23-25. Show of Shows, sponsored by Ohio Valley Military Society. Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY. http://www.themaxshow.com

18th Century - February 24-26. Prickett’s Fort, Prickett’s Fort State Park, Fairmont, WV. 18th Century Firearms and Accoutrements Show.  http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

March 2017

Timeline - March 10,11,12. Reenactor Appreciation Weekend,  Gettysburg, PA.  For information see:  http://www.reenactorappreciationweekend.com/

WWII -  CANCELLED Russian Front Tactical event. March 11-12. Newville GWA site. Sponsored by 193rd Rifle Division and Fusilier Regiment Nr. 90 re-enacting units. Contact John Niemiec at : ostfrontjohn@verizon.net 

Timeline – Military Through the Ages, March 18-19 at Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown, VA. http://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown-settlement/military-through-the-ages/

18th Century – April  6-9. School of the Longhunter, Prickett’s Fort, Rt. 3 Fairmont, WV 26554. http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

 

April 2017

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

WWI – April 21-23, , GWA Spring National Living History and Tactical Event. Great War Association Site, Newville, PA. Sponsored by GWA.

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

18th Century- April 27-30,  18th Century Market Fair, Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/index.htm

 

May 2017

WWII - May 6-7, WWII Weekend, Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. 1601 Valley Forge Rd. Phoenixville PA 19460,  http://ww2weekend.org/about-us/

18th Century, May 19-20, Siege of Fort Randolph, Point Pleasant, WV. www.fortrandolph.org/index_files/siege.htm , www.facebook.com/fortrandolph, Contact Craig Hesson, 304-675-7933, chesson1774@suddenlink.net, or Deb Cassady, ftrandolph@yahoo.com, fortrandolph.weebly.com;

WWII – May 19-20. OstFront-Odessa Tactical Event, Odessa, New York. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ostfront-russian-event-2017-tickets-32572244460?aff=erelexpmlt

ostfrontodessa@gmail.com

Early 20th Century -May 20-21, Brownsville, PA.  Brownsville Steam, Gas and Horse Association, 31st Annual Reunion,https://www.facebook.com/pages/National-Pike-Steam-Gas-and-Horse-Association/141862562548542

Civil War -  May 20-21, Reenactment of the Battle of New Market, VA. Website: https://www.facebook.com/newmarketreenactment/

Civil War – TBA, Julia Pierpont Day, Marion Co. Historical Society, Fairmont, WV. https://www.facebook.com/marionhistorical/

Timeline – May 27-28, Soldiers through the ages. Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY. http://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

 

June 2017

18th Century- June 3-4, Rebels and Redcoats. Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY. https://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

Civil War – June 1-4, Blue-Gray Reunion, Philippi, WV. Contact Edgar Brown 304-457-4265.

WWII – June 2-3-4, 2015, Reading Air Show,  Reading Airport, Reading, PA. http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html

Civil War – June 3-4, Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. Meet the Confederate Generals.  http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

Civil War – June 10 -11, Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. Civil War Reenactment. http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

WWII – June 9-11, Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival, Butler, PA. http://www.bantamjeepfestival.com/

Civil War – June 17 – 18, Civil War Reenactment, Union Gap, WA, The reenactment will have 5 battles total, three on Saturday and two on Sunday. Each battle is unique and takes on a spirit of its own. Nearly 400 soldiers and reenactors are anticipated to participate in the 2-day event. There are separate encampments for the North and South and the encampments are open to the public. Highlights include the camp store with great Civil War items for purchase, the medics tent, families in period costumes and more. Contact: Eric Patrick at 509-985-7768 or info@visituniongap.com for additional information.

1930s – June 17, Norwich, CT. 1930′s ERA G-Men”Guys With Guns” event. https://www.facebook.com/deoa1938/

WWII - June 24-25, Jacobsburg WWII Weekend.  Living History and Tactical. Boulton Historic Site and Jacobsburg Historical Society 402 Henery Rd. Nazareth, PA 18064. Battles Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Campfires and vehicles welcome. Website: http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/  For more information, please contact john.uhler@rcn.com 

WWII – June 24 10am -10pm,  WWII Remembrance Day & Living History, Amqui Station, Madison, TN, On the grounds of the historic Amqui Station & Visitors Center. Living History Encampment;  Meet WWII Veterans; Exhibits & Displays; Home Front Display; Vendors; Bluegrass Pickin’ Party on Friday Night, June 23; Stage Door Canteen Big Band Dance, Evening of June 24. Reenactors contact: www.facebook.com/AmquiStation  All Others: execdirector@amquistation.org  or 615-891-1154  303 Madison Street, Madison, TN 37115.

18th Century - June 18,  The  annual “Battle of Bloody Mose” Commemoration, St. Augustine, Florida, The Fort Mose Historical Society, and by Fort Mose Historic State Park, Event will feature a re-enactment of the “Battle of Bloody Mose,” as well as interpretations and demonstrations of military and civilian life in colonial Spanish Florida during the War of Jenkins’ Ear (1739-1743). For further information, please see the attached press release or contact us at info@floridalivinghistory.org / 1-877-FLA-HIST (1-877-352-4478).

18th CenturyJune 24 & 25, To Garrison the fort. Fort Frederick, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/calendar.htm

Old West - June 24 & 25, Gunfight at the OK Corral. Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

 

July 2017

18th Century – July 1-3, Hundreds of re-enactors recreate the historic siege of 1759. Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY. http://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

Civil War – July 1-3, Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg, Pa. Gettysburg Anniversary Committee. http://www.gettysburgreenactment.com/

18th Century – July 6-9, Whiskey Rebellion Festival, Washington, PA. http://www.whiskeyrebellionfestival.com/

WWII -TBA, 5th Annual Breakout: Operation Cobra, Chesterfield, Michigan. Breakout features Axis and Allied encampments, a recreation of the front lines, and reenactments of skirmishes between the two forces based on Operation Cobra summer 1944.http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-breakout-operation-cobra-reenactment-in-chesterfield-mi-july-9-10-registration-21259152698  or  https://www.facebook.com/BreakoutChesterfield

1930′s – July 8,  New Deal Festival, Arthurdale, WV. Sponsored by  Arthurdale Heritage Inc.  Reenactors in period clothes welcome. Speeches by President and Mrs. Roosevelt  http://www.newdealfestival.org/

Timeline - July 14-16, Historic Beverly, WV. Beverly Heritage Days, including Timeline living history camps. Impressions from 1750 to Vietnam. Military and Civilian.  Also Reenacting  the 1861 Battle of  Rich Mountain http://www.beverlyheritagecenter.org/

WWII-July 22-23, “Honoring the Stuart Tank in its hometown!” Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, Featuring Berwick’s own “Lady Lois” – one of 15,224 Stuart Light Tanks built by workers at ACF Berwick. WWII Living History Encampments – Military Vehicles & Daily Vehicle Convoys – Battle Reenactments – Weapons Demonstrations – Historical Displays – Military Flea Market – Live Big Band Music – Veteran Support Groups – Community Groups – Food Vendors – Something for everyone! FREE ADMISSION. Saturday evening (July 22) features a 1940s swing dance with music by Spirit of Swing Big Band from 6-9 p.m. at Reliance Fire Company No. 1 in Berwick (501 W 3rd St, Berwick, PA 18603). 1940s attire encouraged. Concessions will be sold. Also FREE ADMISSION.

Online registration forms: https://sites.google.com/site/berwickwwiiweekend/re-enactor-registration
Contact Kristen Bogash (570) 956-3630, kristen.bogash@gmail.com for more info.
Find us on Facebook: Stuart Tank Memorial Association.

 

August 2017

WWII -  August 3- 6,  Bridge at Remagen Reenactment, Tidioute, PA. https://www.facebook.com/groups/bridgeatremagentidioutepa/

Old West- August 5-6, Great Durbin Train Robbery, Durbin, WV. Guests are encouraged to join in the fun by dressing in Period Clothing. (No guns, please) Call 877-686-7245 for reservations or on-line at: http://mountainrailwv.com/

WWII – August 5-6, Eckley Miners’ Village, Weatherly, PA, 1940′s Weekend:Come catch a glimpse of life during WWII, with home front demos, military displays, food, and a swell time! 10 am to 5 pm daily. Registered reenactors free. There will also be a Swing Dance at the nearby Freeland Park Pavilion on Saturday night 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. $10 per person with $2 discounts for persons in costume! Email: c-krawhous@pa.gov  Website: http://www.eckleyminersvillage.com

18th Century – August TBA, 253rd Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run. Bushy Run Battlefield, 1253 Bushy Run Rd, Jeannette, PA. http://bushyrunbattlefield.com/news-events/

WWII – August TBA. 1940s WWII Weekend at Eckley Miner’s Village Museum at Weatherly, PA. All Allied and Axis  reenactors are invited to attend. No registration fees for encampments. Information about the museum:  www.eckleyminersvillagemuseum.com . For questions contact:  or https://www.facebook.com/eckleyminersvillage, Morgan Pearce at c-mpearce@pa.gov, or http://eckleyminersvillage.com

Pirates – August 11-13, Pirates and Wenches Weekend, Rock Hall, MD. http://www.rockhallpirates.com/

Civil War – August 19, Fort Mulligan Days, Petersburg, WV. http://www.wvcommerce.org/travel/travelplanner/event/Fort_Mulligan_Day_-_Petersburg/4153/default.aspx

18th & 19th Centuries – August 18-19. Frontier Living History, Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. https://www.facebook.com/oldbedfordvillage/

WWII – August 17- 19, D-Day Reenactment, Conneaut, Ohio. http://www.ddayohio.us

Civil War – Aug. 26-27, Meet the Union Generals. Living History Event, Old Bedford Village, Bedford PA. http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.phpThe Confederation of Union Generals & their ladies discuss their lives & the Civil War.

18th Century – August 26-27, French and Indian War Muster. French, British, and American Indian reenactors assemble for three days of 18th century living history demonstrations and battle reenactments. Fort Frederick, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/calendar.htm

September 2017

War of 1812 – September 2-3, Reenactment of British attack on Fort Niagara that took place on December 19, 1813. Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY. http://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

Napoleonic Wars -  Sept. 2-3, Napoleonic Grande Tactique, Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php ,Infantry and cavalry portray the battles, tactics and life of soldiers of 1800’s Europe. Armies of France and Britain and their allies will be on hand for the event. Don’t miss seeing a different era in reenacting.

Civil War - September 9 and 10, biannual Civil War Reenactment and Encampment Weekend, Historic Zoar Village, Zoar, OH. Registration is $10.00 prior to August 18, $15.00 between August 18 and September 8, or $20.00 September 9 and 10. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.zoarcivilwar.com/ or call 330-874-3011 or toll free at 800-262-6195.

Civil War – September 9-10, Civil War encampment, Eckley Miners’ Museum, Weatherly, PA, Civil War Encampment: Visitors will have access to the museum, the reenactments, and can take an hour long guided tour of the historic buildings throughout the village. Food will be available for purchase from vendors. 10 am to 5 pm daily. Reenactors free with registration. Email: c-krawhous@pa.gov Website: http://www.eckleyminersvillage.com

WWII – September 16-17,  WWII Weekend, Eisenhower Farm National Historic Site, Gettysburg, PA. https://www.nps.gov/eise/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?event=C50DC83A-155D-451F-67FAC14CBFF20E3B

WWII – September 15-16. Liberation of New Oxford. New Oxford, PA. Reenactment of the liberation of a Dutch Village in 1944. Some particpants at the Ike Farm living history will also take part in this event. http://www.liberationofnewoxford.com/

18th Century – September 16-17 and 23-24. Penn’s Colony Festival, 365 Saxonburg Blvd, Saxonburg, PA. http://pennscolony.com/

WWII- September 22-23, Remembering WWII Reenactment weekend.  Linden, Tennessee. http://rememberingwwii.com/

October 2017

Militaria Show – 5-7,  MAX Show  (Military Antiques Extravaganza) Monroeville  Convention Center, just outside Pittsburgh, PA. See: http://www.themaxshow.com

WWII- October 5,6,7 and 8, Currahee Military Weekend, Toccoa, Georgia. 3 day event centered around honoring the Airborne Paratroops who were trained at Camp Toccoa. Events include a swing dance event Friday, a challenge run up Mt Currahee, WWII encampment displays, a town parade, and banquet. See website for more details. http://www.toccoahistory.com/events/

20th Century Timeline, October TBA, Lots and lots of real, running armored vehicles.  The Virginia Museum of Military Vehicles. For information contact Bruce Oppenhagen at (email): armornerd@comcast.net  Website: http://www.vmmv.org/

WWII – October TBA , Williamsport, MD, WWII Weekend, Registration available at: http://www.williamsportmd.gov

Civil War – October 14-15,  Battle of Cedar Creek, Middletown, VA. Sponsored by Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation. For info: http://ccbf.us/?page_id=32

November 2017

WWI -November 3-5,  Newville, Pa. GWA Fall National Living History and Tactical Event. For more Information: http://www.great-war-assoc.org

Timeline – November 4-7, Troops and Trains. RR Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, PA. http://www.rrmuseumpa.org/visitors/seasonal/troopstrains/index.shtml

WWII – November TBA, Eastern Front Tactical. Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. Germans by invitation of Grossdeutschland Division only. Soviets contact John Niemiec at ostfrontjohn@verizon.net

Old West – November TBA. Old West Weekend at Fort Randolph, Point Pleasant, WV. The target era is 1865-1890. Please no outright Confederate impressions as we are going for post war. For more information, contact Josh Wilson at lordwilson83@yahoo.com

 

December 2016