Events Calendar

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 16-18,  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.

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/

WWII – March 9-11, Eastern Front battle, Newville GWA site, Newville, PA. Contact: ostfrontjohn@verizon.net

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

 

May 2018

WWII – May 5-6, WWII Weekend, Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. 1601 Valley Forge Rd. Phoenixville PA 19460,  http://ww2weekend.org/about-us/

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

WWII – May TBA. 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 TBA, 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 –  TBA, 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/

Civil WarCivil War Artillery School  Sat May 19th, 2018 to Sun May 20th, 2018 – All Day Civil War reenactors hone their skills at the Fort. Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY. http://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

 

June 2018

Civil War – June 1-3, Blue-Gray Reunion, Philippi, WV. Contact Edgar Brown 304-457-4265.

WWII – June 1-2-3,  Reading Air Show,  Reading Airport, Reading, PA. http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html

Civil War – June 9-10, Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. Civil War Reenactment of the Battle of Antietam.  http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

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

WWII – June 23-24, 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 23 10 am -5 pm,  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 CenturyJune 30-31, To Garrison the fort. Fort Frederick, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/calendar.htm

Old West – June 23-24, Wild West Weekend. Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

 18th Century– June 29-July 1, French and Indian War Encampment, Old Fort Niagara’s annual recreation of the historic Siege of 1759. Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY. https://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

July 2018

Civil War – July 5,6,7 & 8, Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg, Pa. Gettysburg Anniversary Committee. http://www.gettysburgreenactment.com/

18th Century – July 5-8, 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 – July14,  New Deal Festival, Arthurdale, WV. Sponsored by  Arthurdale Heritage Inc.  Reenactors in period clothes welcome.   http://www.newdealfestival.org/

Timeline – July 13-15, 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 TBA, “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.

18th Century – July 28-29, War of 1812 Grand Encampment.This year only. The Grand Encampment will be the largest 1812 event yet seen at the Fort.  Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY. http://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,10/

August 2018

WWII –  August 3- 4,  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 4-5, 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 4-5, 253rd Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run. Bushy Run Battlefield, 1253 Bushy Run Rd, Jeannette, PA. http://bushyrunbattlefield.com/news-events/

Pirates – August 10-12, Pirates and Wenches Weekend, Rock Hall, MD. http://www.rockhallpirates.com/

Civil War -TBA, 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/   http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

WWII – August 17- 18, D-Day Reenactment, Conneaut, Ohio. http://www.ddayohio.us

Civil War – Aug. 25-26, 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 25-26, 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 2018

*We have been advised that there will not be a Civil War encampment at Eckley Miners Village this year. Sorry for any inconvience.

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.

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. 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. https://www.liberationofnewoxford.com/

20th Century Timeline, September 22 & 23, 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/

18th Century – September 22-23 and 29-30. Penn’s Colony Festival, 365 Saxonburg Blvd, Saxonburg, PA. http://pennscolony.com/

WWII- September 29, Remembering WWII Reenactment weekend.  Linden, Tennessee. http://rememberingwwii.com/

October 2018

Militaria Show – 5-8,  MAX Show  (Military Antiques Extravaganza) Monroeville  Convention Center, just outside Pittsburgh, PA. See: http://www.themaxshow.com

WWII– October 4,5,6 and 7, 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/

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

Civil War – October 20-21,  Battle of Cedar Creek, Middletown, VA. Sponsored by Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation. For info: http://ccbf.us/?page_id=32

18th Century – October 27, 18th Century Scottish festival. Campbellton Landing, Fayetteville, NC. https://www.caledonianfest.com/

November 2018

WWINovember 2-4,  Newville, Pa. GWA Fall National Living History and Tactical Event. For more Information: http://www.great-war-assoc.org

Timeline – November 3-4, 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

 

 

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