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2017 Civil War Revisited Information

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Fresno Historical Society/Kearney Park, 7160 W Kearney Blvd, Fresno, CA 93706

ENTRANCE TO EVENT OFF OF CALIFORNIA AVE. FOLLOW ROAD SIGNS TO ENTRANCE

Directions to venue 

 

SEE THE 2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - CLICK HERE!

THE 2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS WILL BE POSTED WHEN AVAILABLE. FREE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE AT EVENT.

 

2017 CWR Event Details

* Experience the clamor and valor of battle reenactments

* Take a living history tour through Union & Confederate Army camps and civilian camps

* Encounter period artists documenting military camp action

* Hear President Lincoln deliver the moving Gettysburg Address

* Visit period artisans  - weavers & spinners, lace makers, rifle maker, boat & broom makers, blacksmiths and quilters - as they demonstrate the skills and arts of the Civil War era. 

* Converse with historic figures including Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Jefferson Davis and Clara Barton 

* Watch historical entertainments

* Stomp your feet and slap your knee to the sound of fiddles and voices rising in song 

* Tour the historic Kearney Mansion (Separate entrance fee)

* Enjoy a nostalgic horse-drawn carriage ride

* Shop the Historical Society's Old Glory Mercantile for a commemorative 2017 Civil War Revisited event T-shirt, period memorabilia, books, toys & candy

* Visit the Kearney Mansion Carriage house and learn about period children's games and activities

* Tentative food choices for 2017 - corn dogs, garlic fries, wood-fired pizza, roasted corn, churros, funnel cakes and a special lunch package - tri-tip sandwich or hot dog (child), chips and fruit. Also soft drinks, lemonade, hand-crafted root beer, shaved ice and Old Tyme Kettle Korn! Also see more info on our popular Soldiers' Dinner below!

* ATM on site

 

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Camp Night at Civil War Revisited

Saturday, October 21

4:30PM - 10PM

Soldiers' Dinner

Dinner, Dessert, Live Music, and Dancing with the Reenactors

INCLUDES SATURDAY EVENT ADMISSION AND PARKING

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        Event Admission 

Event Admission:  $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, 5 and under free. Free parking included.

Camp Night Dinner and Saturday Admission: $23 for adults, $12 for children 12 and under. Free parking included.

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Tickets will also be available at the Event Entrance Area on California Avenue on the day of the event. Separate entrance fee per day. Cash only, please.  

 

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2017 CWR Tentative Event Schedule

 

Saturday, October 21

  Event Hours: 10 AM - 10 PM

  Battle Reenactments - 1 PM & 5:00 PM

Camp Night Soldiers' Dinner 4:30 - 7:00 PM

Grand March followed by Period Dancing 7:00 - 9:30 PM


 Sunday, October 22

Event Hours: 10 AM - 3 PM

  Battle Reenactment - 1:30 PM


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Click HERE for more info


2017 Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now! 


Fresno Historical Society/Kearney Park, 7160 W Kearney Blvd,           Fresno, CA 93706

GPS address: 6725 W Kearney Blvd

Enter event from California Ave south side of Kearney Park

Directions to venue 

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All information is tentative and subject to change.


Last Updated Monday, September 25, 2017 - 11:48 AM.