Thursday, September 20, 2018
Sponsoring organizations set up event site. Early campers welcome to come and set up camp. Wood, and Water will be available. Reenactors are encouraged to do scenarios in the village on Thursday & Friday. Some downtown specials may be available from merchants and restaurants.
Friday, September 21, 2018
9:00am to 2:00pm School Education Day. Local Schools sending classes to tour interpretive stations. Volunteers to guide students and man stations needed! Please contact Terry Parker if you wish to participate in the School Days.
10:00am – 10:00pm Registration Open Camps set up
6:00 PM till 9:00 PM -- Reenactor Buffet Supper at the Hill Warner Post, American Legion, West Main Street. (Please Bring your own plate/utensils)
8:00PM Officer’s Call for reenactors, Grange hall
11:00PM – All Quiet please.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:30 -9:00AM – Reenactors man living history stations and Reenactor guides prepare for scouts
9:00 AM -- Event opens. Camps open to the public.
9:00 AM to Noon Living History in camps and on Main Street (Boy Scout groups and the public will be touring camps and stations learning about the Civil War) Volunteers from re-enacting community wishing to assist in interpretive stations or as guides for scout groups are needed
11:00 AM – Drill Practice, all units, all branches. All units are encouraged to drill in the Park Circle area.
12:30PM – All units assemble for safety inspections
1:00PM -- Civil War Battle scenario—Part I--Details to be provided later, but based upon first day Getysburg. Downtown Historic District.
1:30PM (Approx) UNION Army Pay Call (Park Circle)(Tentative)
2:30 PM – 4:00PM Ladies’ Tea at former Angelica Inn (Now 1886), West Main Street
2:30 - 3:00 – Scout Battle on old School Field (reenactor volunteers to help direct scouts welcomed).
3:30PM – 4:00PM Civil War Battle scenario—Part II—Details to be provided later. On old school athletic fields.
5:00 -- Camps close to the public.
7:30 – 10:30 PM Dance with “City Fiddle” at Grange Hall
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Pancake Breakfast served at the Hill Warner Post, American Legion, West Main Street. All you can eat pancakes & maple syrup
9:00 AM -- Camps open.
10:00 AM -- 1860s Church Service, Grange hall
10:00 AM – Catholic Mass, Former Sacred Heart Church Building, Park Circle TENTATIVE due to clergy availability.
Noon to 12:30PM – Parade – downtown (Scout Awards presentations at end of parade)
1:00 PM – All units assemble for safety inspection
2:00- till ? -- Civil War Battle Scenario—Details to be announced later. Downtown Historic District
2:00 PM till -- Living history, public tours camps.
4:00 PM -- Event closes to the public.
Reenactors released with thanks and a safe trip home
Note: Downtown merchants still open
We ask that you PLEASE patronize the local organizations who are providing food this weekend. Without the support of the Legion, the Fire Department and other local not-for-profits we could not host this event!