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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Educational demonstrating encampment of the 2nd Continental Light Dragoons and other living historians recognizing the actual date of the US Army's first cavalry charge. A chance to get up close and personal with history.Find out more »
Every weekend at the Museum, history comes to life! Join us to meet soldiers, musicians, leaders, or craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by Living Historians from the present. Jump into a historic military training drill, ask a founder how they kick-started the nation, or check out a traditional instrument or skill!Find out more »
History comes to life at the Museum! This Sunday, meet Living Historians from the Second Continental Light Dragoons, an organization that brings to life the first congressionally authorized cavalry regiment in American history. (In fact, it is still recognized as an active unit in the military today!) These mobile troops are stationed at the Museum…Find out more »
Powder House Day commemorates the events of April 22, 1775, when Captain Benedict Arnold and his foot brigade demanded the keys to New Haven's city powder house, so that they might arm themselves and head down to Massachusetts to join the bloody fray of the American Revolution. Although the people of New Haven had voted…Find out more »
ake 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, Wethersfield Historical Society, the…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »