Thanksgiving Muster: Schedule of Events

Chad and Jennifer sent all kionds of information for this week and some weeks to come. This is the schedule for the muster this weekend. He also wants to know what people m,ay be bringing or making for the dinner at 1 PM on Saturday.

This is what he has so far:

John Large – 2 smoked turkey breasts
Fifes and Drums – Bread
Ramona – Venison Pie and Apple Pie
Doug – Stuffed Pumpkin

* M I L I T I A   M U S T E R *

and

Colonial Harvest Celebration

 

N o v e m b e r   20 & 21

 

S y c a m o r e  S h o a l s  S t a t e  H i s t o r i c  A r e a

 

Before Thanksgiving was declared a National Holiday, each Colony or Community observed a Day of Thanks usually after the Harvest had been brought in. Join the Washington County Militia for their monthly Militia Muster and Harvest Home Celebration!

 

Saturday, November 21st 

10:00 – Militia Inspection and Raising the Colors: Hear the roar of muskets and rifles as the Militia starts off the day with a patriotic ceremony.  

10:30 – Preparing for Winter: Join Captain Bogart and learn about food preservation in the 18th century.

11:00 – Wool Processing: Join Molly and Amy for a glimpse at getting raw wool ready to use for spinning and weaving.

1:00 – Harvest Home: Visit with colonial frontier families as they share the bounty of the harvest. Learn about food preparation on the Colonial Frontier.

3:00 – Militia Drill: View the County Militia as they train and prepare for military action.

4:30 – Camps Close: Join us tomorrow for another exciting day of 18th century Living History.

 

Sunday, November 22nd

10:00 – Militia Inspection and Raising the Colors: Hear the roar of muskets and rifles as the Militia starts off the day with a patriotic ceremony.

11:00 – Worship Service: Feel free to join the militia for Sunday morning service held in the courtyard of Fort Watauga.

12:00 – Preparing for Winter: Join Captain Bogart and learn about food preservation in the 18th century.

2:00 – Militia Drill: View the County Militia as they train and prepare for military action.

3:00 – Camps Close: Please join us next time for another great living history experience.

 

 

O n g o i n g   A c t i v i t i e s   I n c l u d e

 

Colonial Blacksmithing – Food Preservation – Open Hearth Cooking – Hand Sewing

Wool Processing – Flintlock Rifle & Musket Demonstrations – Militia Drill 

Daily Frontier Life

 

This Event is Sponsored by:

The Washington County Regiment of North Carolina Militia

Please visit all of our events at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area

and other local Historic Sites!

For more information about other exciting living history events call Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area at 423-543-5808 or visit us on the web.

http://www.sycamoreshoalstn.org                  http://www.washingtoncountyregiment.wordpress.com

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One response to “Thanksgiving Muster: Schedule of Events

  1. Amy Aprile

    HI Ramona,
    Because of time constraints, I will have to change what I’m bringing for the meal Saturday. NOW, the Lord willing, I am planning to bring a parsnips dish. So sorry for the inconvenience.
    Thanks for your patience,
    Amy

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