2016 Events

January 17, 2016 - No Comments

by Jim Barnes

The following is starter calendar for the 2016 Reenacting season. More to follow.

January 2016

WWII – Battle of the Bulge Reenactment, January 27 – 31. Ft. Indiantown Gap PA. Contact: http://www.wwiiha.org/new/index.php/fig

February 2016

WWII – Elbe River Event, February 27,  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 18-21. Show of Shows, sponsored by Ohio Valley Military Society. Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY. http://www.themaxshow.com

18th Century – February 26-28. Prickett’s Fort, Prickett’s Fort State Park, Fairmont, WV. 18th Century Firearms and Accoutrements Show.  http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

March 2016

Timeline – Reenactor Appreciation Weekend, March 4-6, Gettysburg, PA.  For information see:  http://www.reenactorappreciationweekend.com/

WWII – Russian Front Tactical event. Date and details pending. 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 19 and 20 at Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown, VA. http://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown-settlement/military-through-the-ages/

Civil War – March 31-April 3, Hurricane Bridge/Scary Creek. Hurricane, WV. http://www.putnamcountyparks.net/special-events.html

18th Century –  March 31 – April  3. School of the Longhunter, Prickett’s Fort, Rt. 3 Fairmont, WV 26554. http://www.prickettsfort.org

18th Century   March 30 – October 31, 2016 KRA Gun Exhibit,  A unique exhibit compiled by the (KRA) Kentucky Rifle Association. This exhibit is for the scholar as well as the enthusiast of fine original weapons. http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

April 2016

Pirates – No up to date information, Privateers Day Festival, Fell’s Point, MD. http://www.fellspointmainstreet.org/privateerfest.html

WWI – April 15-16, , GWA Spring National Living History and Tactical Event. Great War Association Site, Newville, PA. Sponsored by GWA.


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

WWII –  April 30-May 1, WWII Weekend at Graeme Park, 859 County Line Road, Horsham, PA 19044. Special features of event – Living History & tactical battles both days, Swing Band and Dinner for Reenactors. Cost $10 a person. Contact person – Jim Cherry, www.ww2weekend.org


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