Calendar

Upcoming Events

Mar
1
Fri
Saxe Middle School Show @ Saxe Middle School
Mar 1 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Mar
10
Sun
Henry Cooke Regimental work shop #2
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Apr
13
Sat
Battle Road (Marine Event with the 54th) @ TBD
Apr 13 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Details to come

Apr
27
Sat
Ridgefield Encampment @ TBD
Apr 27 all-day
May
18
Sat
Skirmish at Rebecca Nurse Homestead @ Rebecca Nurse Homestead
May 18 – May 19 all-day

May 18-19 Weekend BAR event Rebecca Nurse Homestead Danvers MA

Rebecca Nurse Homestead

INVITE ONLY – May 18 & 19, 2019, Hosted by the BAR and The Danvers Alarm list.  There will be an anniversary celebration for Danvers Alarm List Company on Saturday night.   Details to be posted as they become available at: Event Info

May
25
Sat
Wethersfield Revolutionary War Encampment @ Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wethersfield Revolutionary War Encampment

Memorial Day weekend begins with a bang at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum Revolutionary War Encampment. The fun begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2018, at 211 Main St., following the Wethersfield Memorial Day parade, and lasts until 4 p.m. 

During the WDS Revolutionary War Encampment, visitors can interact closely with the 5th Connecticut Regiment in full colonial dress, and enjoy entertaining demonstrations of 18th-century medicine, open-fire cookery, camp life, marching and musket firing and music. At 1 p.m. there will be a skirmish with a dashing band of British redcoats. Children are invited to learn to march and perform drills with wooden “muskets.” The ever-popular Big Bear Trading Company will be present with reproduction 18 and 19th-century wares for soldiers and civilians alike.

For more information, please visit: https://webb-deane-stevens.org/

Jun
8
Sat
Bethel History Day Encampment – Bethel Ct @ Bethel Municipal Center and surrounding areas
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bethel History Day Encampment (With Delancey’s Company)

Come learn about the town of Bethel during the American Revolution. Delancey’s Company (Loyalists) and 5th Connecticut Regiment (Continental Army) along with British Marines will be on the green with a full encampment. Soldiers will be drilling on the green with musket demonstrations. Period clothing, camp life, cooking, 18th century toys and games and kids’ wooden musket drills. A morning and afternoon skirmish may ensue as the Americans rally to defend the town against the British and Loyalist forces.

More details and schedule to be announced.

Jun
22
Sat
Battle of Springfield NJ @ Meisel Park
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day

June 22 & 23, 2019, Meisel Park, Springfield, NJ – Hosted by the BAR and the 3rd NJ Regiment, Jersey Blues   Join us as we recreate the “Forgotten Victory” of New Jersey!  The climatic battle of the final invasion of New Jersey was fought in Springfield.   Approximately 6,000 Crown forces under General Knyphausen attached from Staten Island.  He was stopped by General Greene with a force of only 2,000 Continentals and Hew Jersey Militia.  Join us on June 22 and 23, 2019 to see our interpretation of that historic encounter.  The website is www.springfield2019.com

Battle of Springfield NJ 

Jul
4
Thu
Dennison Homestead (tentative) – Mystic Ct @ Dennison Homestead Museum
Jul 4 all-day

Event details to come…

 

 

Jul
13
Sat
240th of the Assault on Stony Point – a BAR Event @ Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day

July 13, 2019 – July 14, 2019 – Hosted by the Brigade of the American Revolution.   This living history event will focus heavily on the before, during and after of this famous moment in time.  The event will feature constant interpretation and a wide range of educational programs including musket and artillery demos, maritime programs, vignettes from that fateful day and, of course, the assault itself.  The 5th Connecticut’s Light Infantry unit was at the original battle, and our men and boys will return again to help mark the 240th anniversary of this historic event.