Please refer back to this page throughout the year as some event dates can change. This calendar represents the official schedule of the Second Continental Light Dragoons. Additionally, while the unit calendar is decided in the beginning of the year, some events may be added to the schedule mid season.

All events are open to the general public unless otherwise noted. For more information, please see event details where links are provided.

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April 2019

Unit Drill

April 13
Light Horse Farm Colchester, CT United States + Google Map
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Commemoration of the 1777 Raid on Danbury

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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In honor of the anniversary of the Raid on Danbury, the 2nd Continental Light Dragoons will be re-enacting at the museum on April 27th from 10am to 4pm. Our Historic Buildings will all be open and there will be multiple interpreters showcasing a different aspect of Colonial era life.

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May 2019

Powder House Day

May 4 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
New Haven Green, 165 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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Join the Second Company Governor's Foot Guard after their ceremony at City Hall where they will march back to the original site where Benedict Arnold demanded the keys to the Powder House at the old Beers Tavern, now Ordinary (old Richters). The Foot Guard will be handing over documents to the bar owners as part…

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Wethersfield Heritage Weekend

May 25
Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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Take a step back in time with the Town of Wethersfield at the annual Heritage Weekend. Wethersfield Historical Society will take part in the celebration of Wethersfield’s rich history and culture as part of the Town of Wethersfield’s Heritage Weekend, a collaborative event celebrating Memorial Day with the Town of Wethersfield

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Colchester Memorial Day parade

May 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Colchester Colchester, CT United States + Google Map
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June 2019

Wallingford Grand Master Day Parade

June 8
Wallingford Wallingford, CT United States + Google Map
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July 2019

Groton July 4th Parade

July 4
Groton Groton, CT United States + Google Map
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240th Battle of Norwalk and at Westport  Greensfarms

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Battle of Norwalk (also known as the Battle of West Rocks or Battle of the Rocks) was a series of skirmishes between the Thirteen Coloniesand Great Britain during the American Revolutionary War. The attack was one part of a series of raids on coastal Connecticut towns collectively known as Tryon's raid. The battle was fought in Norwalk, Connecticut on July 12, 1779. 70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot of…

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September 2019

Commemoration of the Burning of Bedford

September 7 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Bedford NY Historical Society, 612 Old Post Road
Bedford, NY 10506 United States
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Commemorate the 240th anniversary of the Burning of Bedford with the 2nd Continental Light Dragoons. Libation Ceremony; Encampment; Colonial Games; British, American and Cavalry drills; Burning of Bedford re-enactment with bonfire. Food trucks, ice cream truck and more! On the Old Village Green

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Spirit of the Jerseys History Fair

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, 90 NJ-33 Business
Manalapan Township, NJ 07726 United States
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