2019 FIFE & DRUM CORPS SCHEDULE


 

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2019 Civil War Reenactments & Events for consideration by

B.S.A.  VENTURE CREW 1861  FIFE & DRUM CORPS

Major Reenactments or Weekend Events in Red. Performances in Bold.  Dates may not be confirmed.  ? = under discussion

Practices and FDC meetings are not included.  Contact fifeanddrum@comcast.net.    

Updated Aug. 11,  2019

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Jan. 11-12           USV Annual Meeting at the Gettysburg Hotel.   PRVC Inc meeting is also on Saturday.  Cassidys attend, others welcome. 

 

February 10       Venture Crew Meeting, OA Elections and Practice.  Sunday, 2-4PM, at the Cassidys' 104 East High St, Maytown PA

 

MARCH 31          Skills training for Adirondacks Canoe Trip participants, 2-4 PM; Leola/Brownstown area TBA

 

APRIL 28             Skills Training continued,  2-4PM;  Leola /Brownstown area TBD

 

May 17-19          155th New Market   We will have a full Field Music and a few rifles attending.  Assoc Advisor Dale Salmons commanding.  

 

MEMORIAL DAY PARADES and Services.

May 25                Mountville VFW Memorial Day Parade - Saturday step off at 10:00 AM. 

May 27                Historic Kennett Square Memorial Day Parade- Monday step off at 10:00 AM

  Union Cemetery Service immediately following Kennett Sq. Parade

            Lunch at Kennett Sq American Legion.  Refreshmens at Cassidys’ in Maytown

 Maytown American Legion Parade, Step-off 4:00 PM --We are the Maytown American Legion Post 809 Color Guard

May 30          Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War,  Thursday evening at Lancaster Cemetery GAR Plots; 6:30 PM   Rifle salute and Music.      

 

May 31-June 2.     Adirondacks Shakedown Weekend  TBA

 

July 5-7                 156th Anniversary Battle of Gettysburg We provide camp and field duties for the Union HQ and scheduled performances in Activities Tent  in the Sutler's area.  http://www.gettysburgreenactment.com/  

 

July 28- Aug 3      Adirondacks Canoe Trip with Troop 82, Troop 83, & Venture Crew 82

 

August 2-4            World Jamboree Event at the Daniel lady Farm Slovinian Scouts are stopping to camp for  two nights in Gettysburg on their way to fly home from New York.  Daniel Lady Farm is host with a Friday nite (Aug 2) dinner & entertainment. Saturday night campfire is cancelled as the group will spend the day at Hershey park.  Cassidys & a few musicians will great buses as they arrive on friday.

 

Sept. 11                Troop 83 Flag Retirement  Ceremony 6:30 PM;  Leola War Memorial Bldg/ Upper Leacock Fire Co. at 54  West Main St., Leola -- Date not confirmed  

 

Sept 21-22            Fall Skirmish, Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg (mid-size reenactment expected to be larger than last year)

 

Oct. 18-20           155th Battle of Cedar Creek, VA 

 

Oct. 26                INVITED Millersvile Community Homecoaming Parade (morning)  

 

November 1-3     Gettysburg Boy Scout Camporee Sponsored by Gettysburg Nat’l Park, Gettysburg Foundation & GBPA Daniel Lady Farm  (date moved from April)

 

Nov. 22-24          Remembrance Day Weekend. Gettysburg PA   (Schedue TBA)  NOTE DATE CORRECTION

·       Friday         GBPA Annual Dinner performance TBA

·       Saturday     PRVC Memorial March at Little Roundtop 8:AM step-off

                   SUVCW Grand Parade. Step off at 1:00 PM Lefever St

                   SUVCW Civil War Ball. Windham Hotel, 8:00 PM (benifits Park preservation)

·       Sunday       Brunch followed by Jam Session “Rock Concert” on Devils Den at Noon

 

Dec 20          Civil War Christmas Ball, Union Meeting House, Marietta.  Friday evening  7:00 PM. Sponsored by BSA Venture Crew 1861 with Explorer Post 1863 Alumni and others  

 

 

BSA Venture Crew 1861 is chartered by the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association (GBPA.org) in the New Birth of Freedom Council,

and is a unit member of the 1st Regiment, U.S. Volunteers (USV) and the Pennsylvania Reserve Battalion (PRVC, Inc.) reenactment organizations