A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Event Schedule

*Note: Schedule is subject to change

Participating Re-enactors please go here for registration information

Friday, September 21, 2011 

9:00 am to 2:00 pm - School Education Day. Local Schools sending classes to tour interpretive stations.

10:00 am to 10:00 pm - Registration Open Camps set up

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Re-enactor Buffet Supper at the United Methodist Church Hall on Park Circle. (Please Bring your own plate/utensils)

Saturday, September 22, 2011

9:00 am - Event opens to Public

9:00 am to Noon - Living History in camps and on Main Street

10:00 am - Officer’s Call –Grange Building

11:00 am - Drill Practice, all units, all branches: We will be doing a recreation of an 1862 Recruitment rally in the Park Circle.

1:00 pm - 1861 Battle scenario—Part I—Based on the 1861 battle of Kessler’s Cross Lanes in WV.

1:00 pm - Battle in Downtown Historic District.

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm - Ladies’ Tea at Location to be announced

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm - Scout Battle on old School Field

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm - 1861 Battle scenario Part II, On old school athletic fields.

5:00 pm - Camps close to the public.

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm - Dance with “City Fiddle” at Grange Hall

Sunday, September 23, 2012

9:00 am - Camps open to Public.

10:00 am - 1860s Church Service, Location TBA

Noon to 12:30 pm - Parade – downtown (Scout Awards presentations at end of parade) Gettysburg Address

1:00 pm - “Voice from the Civil War” Presented by Eileen Patch. Grange hall building.

1:30 pm - 1862 Battle Scenario -- In the Downtown Historic District

2:00 pm - Living history, public tours camps.

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm - Musical performance of Civil War / Patriotic music including dramatic readings and narratives ending with a live performance by the Houghton College Philharmonia and Choir of Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture featuring cannon fire in commemoration of the piece's 200th anniversary.

4:00 pm - Event closes to the public. *Note: Downtown merchants still open