STEEL DRUMS & GATLING GUNS – June 8th

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STEEL DRUMS & GATLING GUNS – June 8th

Join us on June 8th from noon to 6pm for a FREE music and Civil War living history event! There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy and experience…

 This year we are pleased to present thanks to a partnership with Long Beach Cinematheque  three FREE screenings of Steven Spielberg’s LINCOLN. *Details below

 

Featuring Tea Seminars:

  •  Held at 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm, & 4:30pm- Where guests can take tea, learn lessons on the “language of the Fan,” make calling cards, learn Victorian manners, and play parlor games. Teas last about 30min and sign-up sheets will be made available – space is limited.

Soldier Activities:

  • Weapons demonstrations, including Manual of Arms drill, Bayonet Drill, Stacking Arms, and Picket Exchange.
  • Public Dress-up Photos (If you have costumes wear them!!!).
  • Political Debate Reenactments.
  • Learn about of the food Civil War soldiers- Hard Tack
  • Experience “Camp Life”
  • See traditional Soldier Infantry Maneuvers as they march through the village

FREE Movie Screenings:

*For this very special event we have partnered with Long Beach Cinematheque  to showcase three FREE screenings of Steven Spielberg’s “LINCOLN” at he Melodrama Theatre!                  ~ 12:00pm3:00pm, and 6:00pm~

 

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