August 18 – 19, 2018 – Hamlin, New York – Hamlin Beach Civil War Encampment

Hamlin Beach State Park is inviting you back for their August Civil War Reenactment on beautiful Lake Ontario. Hosted by the 5th Virginia Cavalry, 28th New York VI, Co. E and 1st Tennessee. We are planning Battles both Saturday and Sunday which we hope will be a little different. There will be special first person impersonations and talks under the actives tent, period music in the afternoon, there will be period dance Saturday night and church service on Sunday morning; along with your ideas and scenario are always welcome.The park gives us full use of the park facilities (hot showers, flush toilets, and the beach). Wood, Straw. There will be both Authentic and modern camps. We pay a bounty for Artillery that takes the field. Pre-registration fee of $8.00 for reenactors by August 4, 2018 or $10.00 walk on registration. For Information Contact Timothy Bucknam at 235 South Main ST., Perry, New York 14530 or call 585-507-6847 and e-mail:

October 6 – 7, 2018 – Ararat, VA – Civil War Living History and Reenactment at Laurel Hill

Civil War Living History and Reenactment at Laurel Hill Location: 1091 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA 24053 Time: 9:00am-4:30 daily Description: Annual Civil War Encampment and Living History at Laurel Hill, birthplace of Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart. Activities include music, food vendors, sutlers, guest speakers, battle scenes, Saturday night dance and Candlelight Tour, Ladies Fashion Show, Sunday Church Service. Admission $8 per person, 12-under free, free parking. This is a family friendly event. Web site: Telephone: 276-251-1833 or 276-694-6429 Email:

October 12 – 14, 2018 – Columbus, KY – Civil War Days at Columbus-Belmont State Park

9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. The weekend will include battle reenactments, living history, and encampments. Friday is “education day”. Schools, scouts, groups & clubs are encouraged to schedule field trips. Battles will be held at 2:00 pm both Saturday and Sunday. There will be a Ghost Walk on Friday evening and a Civil War Ball on Saturday night. Sunday morning services and a Memorial Service at Columbus Cemetery. Sutlers and food vendors will be on site to serve the needs of the reenactors and visiting guests. Special entertainment daily. For more information call Park Office (270-677-2327) or email 350 Park Road, Columbus-Belmont State Park, Columbus, KY 42032

October 21 – 22, 2018 – Warsaw, MO – 2018 Warsaw Pioneer Heritage Days

Join us for the 36th Annual Warsaw Pioneer Heritage Days on October 21-22, 2018 at Kaysinger Bluff (Truman Visitors Center) in Warsaw, Missouri. Since 1981, Warsaw Pioneer Heritage Days has drawn over 7000 people to its Mountain Man Camp, Northern Cherokee Nation Pow Wow, Pioneer exhibitors, and more! Admission (tentative): $7 Adults and 13+ years old $4 for 6-12 years old 5 and under free. Location: Kaysinger Bluff (Truman Visitors Center) 29027 Visitor Center Road Warsaw, MO 65355 For more information: Call 660-438-5922 or 1-800-WARSAW-4; email

November 2 – 3, 2018 – Washington, AR – 2018 Historic Washington State Park Civil War Weekend

Hear cannons roar as the Historic Washington State Park Civil War Weekend Reenactment begins on November 2-3, 2018 in Washington, Arkansas. Witness vivid reenactments of the Civil War during Historic Washington State Park Civil War Weekend as hundreds of reenactors and park staff portray a town in the clutches of battle. The annual event that is held the first weekend of November, includes one of the largest battle reenactments in southwest Arkansas. Visitors will see civilian, infantry, and cavalry encampments, tavern life, medicine shows and period fashion programs throughout the day as reenactors take them back in time.Hours: Friday 9am – 4 pm School Day (Student $5.50 Admission) Saturday: 9am – 5pm – Public Day ($10 Adults, $5 Children) Daily – Park: 9 am – 5 pm Daily – Williams Tavern Restaurant: 11 am – 3 pm Tickest / Admission $10 Adults $5 Children Free Parking Admission covers all activities including the battle reenactment. Tickets are available at the 1874 courthouse or the candle shop. Location: Washington Historic State Park 1874 Courthouse Visitor Center Washington, Arkansas 71862 The park is located on US 278 nine miles north of Hope and can be reached by taking Exit 30 off Interstate 30. For More Information: Phone (870) 983-2684 – Email:

November 8 – 10, 2018 – Franklin, TN – Blue & Gray Days

Thursday through Saturday – November 8-10 Blue & Gray Days draws hundreds of school children and adult spectators every year. At both Carter House and Carnton, guests will meet Civil War re-enactors and get hands-on experience with clothes, trades, and weapons of the past. This living history experience is the perfect field trip and great for families. Contact: Sarah Falck, Education Coordinator or (615) 786-1864 Carter House 1140 Columbia Avenue Franklin TN, 37064 (615) 791-1861, Carnton 1345 Eastern Flank Circle Franklin, TN 37064 (615) 794-0903.

November 16 – 17, 2018 – Gettysburg, PA – The President’s Remembrance Day Ball

We invite you to join us in our fifteenth year at The President’s Remembrance Day Ball which will be held on TWO nights, Friday and Saturday, November 16th & 17th, 2018 at the Hotel Gettysburg in Gettysburg, PA. Please come and join us for an evening of fine food, dancing and good company. The ticket price for either evening is just 79.00 per person which includes the social hour, a three course dinner, all the usual gifts, the chocolate frames and great entertainment, Tickets are limited and sell-outs occur almost every year. When ordering tickets, please include the number of tickets needed, which night you will be attending, your email address and dinner selections. Tickets for just the Ball portion of the evenings are also available. In addition to payments by check, we can now accept Paypal and most major credit cards. Just contact us for the details. Period attire is required of all. And while this is an event for adults, any children attending must wear appropriate period attire. John & Nancy Newbold Karen Duffy Send all correspondence to:John B. Newbold 930 Highland Avenue Gettysburg, PA 17325 Phone: 1-717-420-5145 or email me at:

November 17, 2018 – Gettysburg, PA – Original Civil War Ball

SVR Remembrance Day Ball, Music by the Philadelphia Brigade Band with dances led by the Victorian Dance Ensemble. Period dress encouraged but not required. Door prizes plus Ladies Cake Walk and Cash Bar. Time: 8pm, Place: Gettysburg Eisenhower Hotel, 2634 Emmitsburg Road Gettysburg PA, Price: $20 per person, $25 at the door. Make check out to “SVR Remembrance Day Ball” Include stamped self-addressed envelope for tickets. Mail to: Brig. Gen. Henry E. Shaw Jr. 27 Griswold St. Delaware OH 43015-1716. 740-815-3284, cell or 740-369-3722. Ticket orders received after November 10 will be distributed at the Ball. Ball proceeds are donated to the Gettysburg National Military Park for monument preservation.

November 16, 2018 – Gettysburg, PA – Remembrance Day Banquet and Ball

The Spacious Eisenhower Inn Grand Ballroom, Gettysburg, PA, 1850’s-1860’s period Attire required (Military or Civil), Victorian Banquet Begins at 6:00 p.m.with Entertainment. New This Year: An Eight Selection Buffet & Delicious Dessert table. Afterwards, Dance to the Period Music of The Susquehanna Travellers Band, Callers: Tom & Leslie Mack. Floor Managers: The Shenandoah Valley Dancers. 8 p.m. to midnight (Doors open at 7:45 p.m.) Banquet & Ball Ticket Combo $80 per person ~ Ball Ticket Only $40 per person. Tickets will sell out quickly and we limit the number of guests to avoid an overly crowded dance floor. Presented by History Hostess Joy Melcher – More info at:

November 17, 2018 – Gettysburg, PA – National Victorian Tea

Saturday, November 17, 2018 – 3:00 p.m. Attend the Parade & then Living History! Enjoy a lovely English Tea with Delicious Chef prepared Victorian goodies whilst enjoying Victorian Entertainments. Join our genteel society of ladies and gentlemen from across the country. Period attire is required which adds to the enjoyment of all guests. This event sells out every year, purchase tickets early. Doors open at 2:45 p.m. for ladies and gentlemen. Both Union and Confederate soldiers are welcome to join our civilians. Held in the Grand Ballroom adjacent to our Sales Showroom at the 1863 Inn of Gettysburg; 516 Baltimore Street on the parade route (at the “V” intersection!) Living History, Parlour Games and our Entertainment. $35.00 1-712-310-9383

December 1, 2018 – Columbia, TN – Confederate Christmas Ball

The Confederate Christmas Ball will be held 7 – 11 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at The Memorial Building, 308 W. 7th St. in Columbia. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, and go on sale Oct. 1. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 931-698-3876.

December 8, 2018 – Petersburg, VA – Tea and Tidings

Ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet holiday tea and tasty treats.Attendees will also learn about the history and customs of the season during the Civil War era, including traditional Christmas carols and stories accompanied by festive music.Children and adults will have the opportunity to visit with a period Thomas Nast Santa while sharing desires for holiday gift wishes.Children can participate in a ‘make your own craft’ activity with a finished craft to take home for the holidays while enjoying refreshments.Guests are also asked to bring an unwrapped gift for donation to the Toys for Tots program to brighten the season for less fortunate children in the community.Attendees are invited to tour the museum galleries and visit the museum store following the program. Phone:804-861-2408

March 8 – 10, 2019 Fort Pierce, FL – Raid on Fort Piece, FL

Battles are at 1:30pm Saturday and Sunday. Ladies’ Tea is at 11:00am, Saturday, and a Grand Bon Fire Frolic will be held in the Confederate Camp at 7:30 Saturday evening. If you play a musical instrument, feel free to bring it to the Frolic. We need cavalry for school day, and artillery is welcome. The Ladies of the Order of Confederate Rose will be cooking dinner for school day participants on Friday evening, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, and supper on Saturday evening. There will be a bounty for the first Union and Confederate artillery pieces registered. Firewood, water, and hay provided. If you have a persona or officer impression, and you would like to talk to the school kids, we would greatly appreciate your help. Please send me your comments and visit our Facebook page, Raid on Fort Pierce.

Reenactor Fee: None – Donations welcome. Contact: Reenactors and sutlers contact Jim O’Dell at (772) 318-8258 or