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 March 8, 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       Sunday afternoon Venture Crew Meeting, OA Elections and Practice. details TBA

 

March 30           (INVITED) CIVIL WAR PRESERVATION BALL with Victorian Dance Ensemble; Saturday, 6:15 pm first performance as guest enter;  perform at intermission.  Pennsylvania State Capitol Rotunda North Third and State Streets, HarrisburgPA 17120

 

May 17-19 ?         155th New Market  (Cassidy's cannot attend but some members still plan on attending-- this is may be added as a scout unit event, if there is sufficient interest from youth and leaders.  Let us know.)

 

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 Ken Sq American Legion.  Afternoon Court of Honor at Cassidys’ w/refreshments

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

 

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 19-20 ?       DRAM Deep River Ancient Muster  Deep River Ct.  The Fife and Drum community’s big muster--a little crazy.  

 

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 

 

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

Nov. 16-18          Remembrance Day Weekend. Gettysburg PA   (Schedue TBA)

·       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