Events Calendar

January 2020

WWIJanuary 10-12, 2020: “Fortifying the Line” (Unit Sponsored Event) (Hosted by Fusilier Regiment 90). Time period: Early 1915. Event held at the Caesar Krauss Great War Memorial Site, Newville, PA. http://www.greatwarassociation.com/Schedule.html

February 2020.

18th Century – Winter Woods Battle  Sat Feb 15th, – Old Fort Niagara 10 am to 4 pm. Hone your winter survival skills and take part in an 18th century skirmish in the nearby woods.

https://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

Militaria Show – February 19-23. Show of Shows, sponsored by Ohio Valley Military Society. Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY. http://www.themaxshow.com

18th Century February 21-23. Prickett’s Fort, Prickett’s Fort State Park, Fairmont, WV. 18th Century Firearms and Accoutrements Show.  http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

March 2020

Timeline – March 22,23,24. Reenactor Appreciation Weekend,  Gettysburg, PA.  For information see:  http://www.reenactorappreciationweekend.com/

Timeline – March 21-22, Military Through the Ages,  at Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown, VA. http://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown-settlement/military-through-the-ages/

April 2020

18th Century – April 2-5. School of the Longhunter, Prickett’s Fort, Rt. 3 Fairmont, WV 26554. http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

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

WWI – April 17-19, , 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 18-19 – Old Fort Niagara, All Day Commemorate the opening of the American Revolution in 1775. Free admission for veterans and active duty military.

18th Century– April 23-26),  18th Century Market Fair, Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/index.htm

 

May 2020

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

Misc. – May 2, Machine Gun Shoot. Sponsored by DNA Guns. Many historic weapons available for rent. Admission $10.oo. Trickett Hill Road, Morgantown, WV 26508. GPS 39.5137999,-79947000

18th Century, May 16, 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;

Early 20th Century -May 16-17, Brownsville, PA.  Brownsville Steam, Gas and Horse Association, 31st Annual Reunion,https://www.facebook.com/pages/National-Pike-Steam-Gas-and-Horse-Association/141862562548542

18th Century – May 16-17, 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/

Civil War –  May 18-19, 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/

Time Line – Sat May 16-17, Civil War Artillery School. https://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

June 2020

Civil War – June 4-7, Blue-Gray Reunion, Philippi, WV. Contact Edgar Brown 304-457-4265.

18th Century -June 6-7, To Build a Fort; 18th Century Military Engineering Fort Frederick, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/calendar.htm

WWII – June 5,6,7,  Reading Air Show,  Reading Airport, Reading, PA. http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html

WWII – June 12-14, Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival, Butler, PA. http://www.bantamjeepfestival.com/

WWII – June 27-28, 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 – TBA am -5 pm,  Veteran’s Remembrance Day and Living History Encampment, Amqui Station, Madison, TN, Two battles, WWII and Vietnam. No bluegrass picking party night before. LHGs can camp out night before. Contact Tabitha Englehart, phone number 615-739-3977.  All Others: execdirector@amquistation.org  or 615-891-1154  303 Madison Street, Madison, TN 37115.

WWI and WWII – TBA, The Town of Colonial Beach, Virginia (CBVA), is hosting its first-ever WWI & WWII Commemoration Day on July 20. At this time we are recruiting for exhibitors, reenactors and anyone else interested in participating. The event will include an opening ceremony, educational sessions, exhibits/memorabilia and a USO-themed gala to benefit veterans programs and historical preservation. Please visit https://visitcbva.com/event/world-war-ii-commemoration-day/ for additional information and advise how we might generate awareness for the day.

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

July 2020

18th Century– July 3-5, 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

18th Century – July 9-12, Whiskey Rebellion Festival, Washington, PA. http://www.whiskeyrebellionfestival.com/

WWII –July 11-12, Setup on the 10th. 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 TBA,  New Deal Festival, Arthurdale, WV. Sponsored by  Arthurdale Heritage Inc.  Reenactors in period clothes welcome.   http://www.newdealfestival.org/

Timeline – July 18-19, Historic Beverly, WV. Beverly Heritage Days, including Timeline living history camps. Impressions from 1750 to Vietnam. Military and Civilian.  http://www.beverlyheritagecenter.org/

WWII-July 18-19, “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 2020

WWII –  July 31-August 2,  Bridge at Remagen 75th Anniversary  Reenactment, Tidioute, PA. https://www.facebook.com/groups/bridgeatremagentidioutepa/

Early 20th Century – August 7-8-9,  National Pike Steam Gas and Horse Show, Brownsville, PA. http://www.nationalpike.com/

Old West– August 1-2, 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 TBA, Eckley Miners’ Village, Weatherly, PA, Time Warp – From Civil War to WWII, Come celebrate the history and evolution of war and the homefront. In this mixed era event, one can hear the coal mining tunes of the 19th century and the big band music of the 40’s, talk to reenactors and learn to swing dance. We will have live music, children’s activities, historic craft demonstrations, food and craft vendors, swing dance lessons, military re-enactors from the Civil War to WWII, weapons demonstrations, and more! This event begins at 10:00 am and most of the festivities end at 5:00. 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/

Pirates – August 14-16, Pirates and Wenches Weekend, Rock Hall, MD. http://www.rockhallpirates.com/

Civil War – August 15-16, Fort Mulligan Days, Petersburg, WV. http://www.wvcommerce.org/travel/travelplanner/event/Fort_Mulligan_Day_-_Petersburg/4153/default.aspx

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 20-22, D-Day Reenactment, Conneaut, Ohio. http://www.ddayohio.us

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

18th Century – August TBA, 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

Civil War – TBA, Union Army Camp & Field Weekend We invite you to join us for a weekend of interpretive living history, as we recreate the raising of Bedford County’s Co’s. D, E., & F., of the 138th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regime. Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

September 2020

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

WWII – TBA. 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 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/

18th Century – September 19-20 and 26-27. Penn’s Colony Festival, 365 Saxonburg Blvd, Saxonburg, PA. http://pennscolony.com/

WWII- September 26, Remembering WWII Reenactment weekend.  Linden, Tennessee. http://rememberingwwii.com/

Militaria Show – September 16-20,  MAX Show  (Military Antiques Extravaganza) York Expo Center, York, PA. See: http://www.themaxshow.com

Air Show – September TBA – The Flights of Our Fathers Air Show & Fly In, benefiting the No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum, will be held Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Terrell Municipal Airport, just north of IH 20 on SH 34. www.terrellairport.com/airshow

October 2020

WWII– October TBA, 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: https://www.facebook.com/WilliamsportWwiiWeekend

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

Civil War – October 17-18, Reenactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek. Cedar Creek Battlefield, Back Creek, VA 22645, 540 869-2064. https://www.ccbf.us/

Early American –  October 24 – 25, Market Faire and Rendezvous – Living History Weekend. 18th Century Market Fair and Fur Trade encampment. http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/events/

November 2020

WWINovember 6-8,  Newville, Pa. GWA Fall National Living History and Tactical Event. For more Information: http://www.great-war-assoc.org

Timeline – November 7-8, Troops and Trains. RR Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, PA. https://rrmuseumpa.org/events/

 

December 2020