December Events

December maybe the last month of the year, but it does not mean that the reenacting season does not end with a bang.  In fact going to living history events and historical locations in the month of December is the best time because you do not know what to expect (illumination, hand crafted gifts & more.) … Continue reading December Events


November Events

In the Mid-Atlantic area of the United States, November brings colder temperatures and the leaves on the trees have begun to fall.  It also starts the Holiday season beginning with Thanksgiving.  There are also reenactments and living history events that bring family and friends together. Alabama Frontier Days Wetumpka, AL Battle of Fort Branch Fort Branch, … Continue reading November Events

Reenacting Weekender

Not quite sure when and where things are happening.  Would really truly enjoy this reenacting/living history season if you knew when things were happening?  Would like to know if their are any big reenactments happening this year & when?  Getting tired of missing out on all the fun?  If you answered yes to any of … Continue reading Reenacting Weekender

Historical Cooking

Recently the Living History Podcast posted a podcast all about creating meals as a way to engage the public.  Reenactors Gazette has been to several living history events where food demos have been the source of educating people, but lately many of the events we've gone to; the reenactors are loosing that interaction and seem … Continue reading Historical Cooking

Reliving the 1700s in America

The American Civil War, always a topic of great interest, is even more in people's minds these days because of the 150th anniversary of its commencement. There wasn't much hoopla about the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War, was there? Few people know much about it. William T. Johnson, co-founder of J.B. Solomon … Continue reading Reliving the 1700s in America

Marching Through Time

Weekend: April 16 - 17, 2011 Military Through the Ages or Marching Through Time explores different time periods via living history.  It is a great way for people who have an interest in more than one period to explore several time periods all at once.  Marching Through Time is an annual event that is held … Continue reading Marching Through Time

Celebrating the first shots of the CW

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Even before cannons sound to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, tourism in this antebellum city where the conflict began is already booming. The thousands of re-enactors and visitors expected to arrive this weekend for Tuesday's re-creation of the first shots of the war will simply … Continue reading Celebrating the first shots of the CW