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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June 2018

Battle of Monmouth

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, 90 NJ-33 Business
Manalapan Township, NJ 07726 United States
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Bring your family to the Battlefield Saturday or Sunday, June 17-18, 2017, and travel back in time to the 1770s. Two armies will be preparing to do battle. Continental Army soldiers retrained at Valley Forge are itching to show off their new skills, while a British-German-Loyalist Army hopes to crush the rebels and restore good…

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July 2018

East Hampton Old Home Days Parade

July 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Parade, 7 Summit St
East Hampton, CT 06424 United States
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The Old Home Day Association looks forward to providing East Hampton and surrounding towns with free entertainment and fun for the family! East Hampton's weekend-long Old Home Days Glorious Celebration, this year celebrating its 38th consecutive year. Continuously famous for presenting Middlesex County's largest parade and for hosting the 5K Glorious Gallop road race, Old…

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September 2018

300th anniversary of Israel Putnam Brooklyn, CT

September 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brooklyn Post Office, 29 Canterbury Road
Brooklyn, CT 06234 United States
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The center of town between the old town hall and Route 205 will be transformed, harkening back to a time three centuries before, when the horse was both a man’s car and his tractor and the beautiful historical architecture was brand new. "The Brooklyn Post Office, which will offer an official cancellation of stamps with…

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October 2018

South Windsor Annual Heritage Day

October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The purpose of this event is to promote the history of South Windsor and to raise awareness of the good works of the South Windsor Historical Society, its programs, and activities throughout the year. There are vendors displaying arts and crafts of Colonial days, children’s games and crafts, storytellers, musical groups, wood turning, wood carving,…

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Wethersfield Lantern Light Tours

October 19, 2018 - October 20, 2018
Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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Join us for Lantern Light Tours. Tickets are sold prior to the event, with remaining tickets at the door. Tickets will also be sold at the door if available – first come, first serve. Event is not recommended for children under age of thirteen. The tour will start and end at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center…

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Huntington Homestead, General Washington visit

October 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

The Gov. Samuel Huntington Trust will bring national history home when it hosts George Washington portrayer actor Dean Malissa, at the Huntington Homestead. This event will showcase Washington and his relationship with Declaration of Independence signer Samuel Huntington. The “American identity” will be explored through dialogue with a cadre of re-enactors, historic pageantry from CT’s…

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March 2019

Unit Spring Drill

March 23, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Light Horse Farm Colchester, CT United States + Google Map
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April 2019

Unit Drill

April 13, 2019
Light Horse Farm Colchester, CT United States + Google Map
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Commemoration of the 1777 Raid on Danbury

April 27, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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