Events Calendar

All listed events are tentative pending Covid restrictions, government rulings, etc. Several events have not yet posted their schedules.

February 2022

18th Century February 25-27. Prickett’s Fort, Prickett’s Fort State Park, Fairmont, WV. 18th Century Firearms and Accoutrements Show.  http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

March 2022

Timeline – March ? No info at this time. Reenactor Appreciation Weekend,  Gettysburg, PA.  For information see:  http://www.reenactorappreciationweekend.com/

Timeline – March 19-20, Military Through the Ages,  at Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown, VA. http://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown-settlement/military-through-the-ages/

WWII – March 18-20, Russian Front event, 1944-45, Great War Association Site, Newville, PA. http://www.great-war-assoc.org/Schedule.html

April 2022

18th Century – April 1-3. School of the Longhunter, Prickett’s Fort, Rt. 3 Fairmont, WV 26554. http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

WWI – April 8-10, , GWA Spring National Living History and Tactical Event. Great War Association Site, Newville, PA. Sponsored by GWA.

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

Civil War- April 23-24, 160th anniversary reenactment of the Battle of Shiloh, Historic Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, PA. https://danielladyfarm.com/events

18th Century April 21-24,  18th Century Market Fair, Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/index.htm

May 2022

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

18th Century, May 14, History walk.   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; A walking tour will be held on May 14. Reenactors welcome. Organizers would like to revive enough interest to restart the siege of Fort Randolph next year.

Timeline – May 14-15, 9am-4pm, Across the Centuries, History Class Comes Alive! Witness 2,000 years of world history when visiting Fort Loudoun’s “Across the Centuries”, a living history timeline of soldiers and civilians from Ancient Times to Modern Day.​ http://www.fortloudounpa.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

WWII – May 20-22, 2022: “Okinawa PTO Event” Great War Association site, Newville, PA. http://www.great-war-assoc.org/Schedule.html

Civil War – May 14-15, Opening Day Civil War Encampment. 44th Georgia Camp of instruction. marching, drills, demonstrations. PA Longrifle Museum, J. Joseph Henry House, Jacobsburg Historical Society 402 Henery Rd. Nazareth, PA 18064.  Website: http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/

Time Line – Sat May 28-29, Soldiers Through the Ages. https://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

Time Line- May 29-30, Military Timeline, Historic Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, PA. https://danielladyfarm.com/events

June 2022

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

WWII – June 3-5,  Reading Air Show,  Reading Airport, Reading, PA. http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html

WWII – June 10-12, Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival, Butler, PA. http://www.bantamjeepfestival.com/

Civil War – June 17-19, 2022. 160th Civil War Anniversary event. “Storm in the Ozarks”. Location: Jackson Farm Highway 117 Between Black Rock and Smithville Arkansas. Civilian Reenactor intense Weekend. Living History Encampment.
Keynote Historian Presentations. Authentic Reenactment of the Skirmish on James McKinney Farm (Smithville Arkansas) Tactical/Unscripted Battle (Sunday). Excellent Location with water, handwashing station, baby changing station, Restrooms, Pavilion, Vendors, sutler row. Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry, Engineers, Marines. Navy, Signal all invited. Actual missions for all reenactors on Sunday, in the role/impression.

WWII- June 25-26, Jacobsburg World War II Living History Weekend, Saturday, June 25, 2022: 10 am–4 pm & Sunday, June 26, 2022: 10 am–4 pm. Visitors can tour Allied & German camps staffed by reenactors, see period military and non-military vehicles and displays. Honor all veterans. WWII Vendors – Music – Food. http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/events/

Old West – TBA, Wild West Weekend. Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

18th Century- June 24-26,  Market fair, Fort Loudon, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. 1720 North Brooklyn Road, Fort Loudon PA 17224, Mailing Address: PO Box 181 Fort Loudon PA 17224 http://www.fortloudounpa.com/

July 2022

18th Century– July 2-3-4, 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

Civil War – July 2-3, 159th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, PA. https://danielladyfarm.com/events

18th Century – July 8-11, Whiskey Rebellion Festival, Washington, PA. http://www.whiskeyrebellionfestival.com/

20th Century – July 15-17 2022: Vietnam Tactical Event, (Hosted by the Co. L 109th Inf. 28th Div. AEF). Time period: 1968, Event held at the Caesar Krauss Great War Memorial Site, Newville, PA.

Contact Brad Busch bradbusch76@aol.com for details. http://www.great-war-assoc.org/Schedule.html

1930’s – July TBA,  New Deal Festival, Arthurdale, WV. Sponsored by  Arthurdale Heritage Inc.  Reenactors in period clothes welcome.   https://www.newdealfestival.org/

Timeline – July 23,  Beverly Heritage Days. 1750 to 1953.  http://www.beverlyheritagecenter.org/

WWII- July 15-17, “Berwick WWII Weekend 2022, The Home of the Stuart Tank!! -Friday, Saturday, Sunday, July 15-17, -Riverfront Test Track Park, Berwick (South Eaton Street, Berwick, Pa.)

Informal Public Hours 2 p.m – 5 p.m Friday 7/15
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday
Free Admission, -Set up starts Friday, 7/15, Early Bird set up Thursday 7/14) -Free reenactor BBQ Friday, 7/15. -1940s Swing Dance Saturday evening from 6-9 p.m.  (Hosted at the Elk’s Lodge, 117 W. 2nd Street, Berwick, Pa) -Vehicle Convoys through Berwick . -Battle & Weapon Demonstrations. New Immersion Sector showcasing the Invasion of Southern France. -Vehicle Rides (New this year!) -Military Vendors .-Food Vendors.-Portable showers for reenactors (We’ve doubled them!)
Contacts:
Reenactors: Joshua Siejak (570) 472-4123 / joshua.siejak@wilkes.edu
Vendors: Joe Perkoski 570-780-5071 / bearcotmc@gmail.com
New Facebook Page Link:

August 2022

Early 20th Century – TBA,  National Pike Steam Gas and Horse Show, Brownsville, PA. http://www.nationalpike.com/

Old West– August 6-7, Wild West Durbin Rocket, 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

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

Pirates – August 12-14, Pirates and Wenches Weekend, Rock Hall, MD. http://www.rockhallpirates.com/

Civil War – August 20, Fort Mulligan Days, Petersburg, WV, https://www.facebook.com/FortMulligan

18th & 19th Centuries -TBA. Frontier Living History, Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. https://www.facebook.com/oldbedfordvillage/   http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

WWII – August 18-20, D-Day Reenactment, Conneaut, Ohio. http://www.ddayohio.us

September 2022

18th Century – Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 3-4, Fort Henry Days, Site 1, Oglebay Park, Wheeling, WV. http://forthenrydays.org/

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

18th Century – September 10-11-22, Revolutionary War Encampment. PA Longrifle Museum, J. Joseph Henry House, Jacobsburg Historical Society 402 Henery Rd. Nazareth, PA 18064. Battles Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Campfires and vehicles welcome. Website: http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/

20th Century Timeline, 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/

Civil War – September 17-18, Reenactment of the battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg. Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, PA, https://danielladyfarm.com/events

18th Century – September 17-18 and 24-25. Penn’s Colony Festival, 365 Saxonburg Blvd, Saxonburg, PA. http://pennscolony.com/

Militaria Show – September 15-17,  MAX Show  (Military Antiques Extravaganza) York Expo Center, York, PA. See: http://www.themaxshow.com

WWII– September29-30, October 1-2, 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/

 

October 2022

18th Century – Event Discontinued.  Scottish festival. Campbellton Landing, Fayetteville, NC. https://www.facebook.com/caledonianfest/

18th Century – October 14, 15 and 16, Fort Ligonier Days, Ligonier, PA. https://fortligonierdays.com/

Civil War – October 15-16, Reenactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek. Cedar Creek Battlefield, Back Creek, VA 22645, 540 869-2064. https://www.ccbf.us/

Early American –  October29-30, Market Faire and Rendezvous – Living History Weekend. 18th Century Market Fair and Fur Trade encampment. http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/events/

 

November 2022

WWINovember 4-6,  Newville, Pa. GWA Fall National Living History and Tactical Event. For more Information: http://www.great-war-assoc.org

Timeline -November 5-6, Troops and Trains. RR Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, PA. https://rrmuseumpa.org/events/

 

December 2022

Nothing at this time.