National Civil War Association events are listed as larger headings. The NCWA has reciprocal attendance arrangements with the organizations listed as well.
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Elk Grove, CA – Mahon Ranch – March 27 & 28 – Tactical
Elk Grove, CA – Mahon Ranch – May 1 & 2
(school day April 30)
Come to Mahon Ranch, 10171 Grant Line Road, Elk Grove, CA, to watch the North and South go at it again! Camps will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be two battles on Saturday and one on Sunday, times to be announced. If your class would like to participate in the school day on April 30, please contact School Day Coordinator Midirise Arnold at 925-628-3142 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 17-18, 2021
Stone Ranch Camp Out and Tactical
This is a private event for reenactors.
September 3-7, 2021 – Virginia City Heritage Days
Virginia City, Nevada
Hosted by The Comstock Civil War Reenactors
September 17-19, 2021 – San Benito Civil War Days
(school day September 17)
San Benito County Park
8300 Airline Highway
Tres Piños, CA
Firewood, straw for beds, bathrooms, and water troughs for horses will be provided. THE WATER IN THE PARK IS NON-POTABLE, so please bring your own.
Schedule of Events
Friday, September 17
9:00 am to 12:00 pm – School Day Presentations
Saturday, September 18
9:00 am – Event Opens To The Public
10:00 am – Instruction in Infantry Drills For Public Participation
10:45 am – Instruction in Artillery Drills For Public Participation
12 Noon – First Battle
1:00 pm – Bluegrass Concert
2:30 – Second Battle
4:30 – Event Closes To The Public
6:00 pm – Dance (tentative)
10:00 pm – Quiet Hours Begin
Sunday, September 19
9:00 am – Event Opens to the Public
9:00 am – Memorial Service for Becky Thompson
12 noon – Bluegrass Concert
2:00 pm – Battle
4:00 pm – Event Closes
Please email email@example.com if you would like your students to attend the school day. If you are a reenactor and would like to help with the school day, please contact Midirise Arnold at firstname.lastname@example.org
September 18-19, 2021 – Dayton Valley Days
The Pradere Ranch
Dayton, NV 89403
Hosted by Nevada Civil War Volunteers
Elk Grove, CA – October 8-10, 2021 – Mahon Ranch
The Battle of Deer Creek
Come once more to Mahon Ranch, 10171 Grant Line Road, Elk Grove, CA, to watch the North and South fight it out! Camps will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be two battles on Saturday and one on Sunday, times to be announced.
Set-up can begin on Thursday and will continue on Friday. Firewood, water, troughs for horses, and straw for bedding will be provided, and hay for horses will be available for purchase on site. The battlefield will be “active” all day on Saturday, with pickets to protect the public, and the second battle of the day will be a “Wild Card Battle,” i.e., no pre-determined outcome or choreography. Join us for this exiting event!
For more information, contact Skott Borello at email@example.com
Los Molinos, CA – October 16-17, 2021
Pike Farm Tactical
Hosted by Re-enactors of the American Civil War
Woodland, CA – Woodland Holiday Parade
December 11, 2021
Photo courtesy of Randy Martin.
January 8th, 2022
NCWA Grand Ball (Location TBA)