Redcoats & RebelsAugust 3 - August 4
See the largest military re-enactment in New England with approximately 800 soldiers portraying British, Irish, Spanish, Scottish, French and Colonial troops. The Village is transformed into a military camp from the time of the War for Independence, as it was known in early New England. Come see what it was really like for those who fought to win America's freedoms.
Daytime events include a mock battle each afternoon, cannon-firing demonstrations, fife and drum music, and marching and drilling demonstrations.
On Saturday, stay for special extended hours. The Village will be open until 8:00 p.m. for a special evening program, "Twilight Encampment," when visitors can mingle with troops in their camps from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. There is no additional charge for the evening program. (The Village will close at its normal time, 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.)
Food and beverages will be available for sale in the Village Cafe and Bullard Tavern Cafeteria. Grilled items and ice cream, as well as wine and beer will also be sold in the Village. Visitors may bring in their own food, but no outside alcohol is allowed.
Named a Best of New England event
by Yankee magazine.
|Redcoats & Rebels Upcoming Dates|
|Saturday, August 3, 2013 - Sunday, August 4, 2013|