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Civil War Days


       THURSDAY, May 26th, 2016

     7:00 PM     


*****Free Guided Tour of Historic Oak Grove  Cemetery*****

COLDWATER, MI.

   

Meet  at the cemetery entrance on Old West Chicago Street, off Willow Ln.

on the north side, off Chicago Road, the west side of Coldwater.

Donations accepted.


Schedule of Activities

May 27, 28, 29, 2016


      FRIDAY,  May 27, 2016

                                                                                    HERITAGE PARK

                                                                   COLDWATER, MI.
         9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Education Day for area 5th grade schools

                                                          by Invitation only  

      
         Anytime -  Re-en-actor Registration Opens @ Command Post Pavilion,

                          Heritage Park

 

       Note: Registration and Setup on Thursday if participating on Education Day

                     for Friday.


                                                                       29 W. PARK AVE.

                                                                 COLDWATER, MI.

          4:30 PM ($) President  Lincoln Train Ride

                                Start  Boarding Little River Railroad Train - 29 W. Park Ave                                                                       Train departs the station at 5 pm

                                to pick up President  Abraham Lincoln in Quincy, MI. 

                                and return to Coldwater.          

 

         Veterans and children under 18 accompanied by an adult ride FREE

(During this ride only)

Everyone must have a ticket because of limited seating    

                        Tickets available at:

                              Sauk Trail Trading Post  - 168 Division Street, Coldwater, MI

                               517-278-5100                                            

                                        Jeannie's Diner - 14 W. Chicago St. Coldwater, MI.

                               517-279-9965                                               

                                        Taylors Stationers -  60 W. Chicago St., Coldwater, MI.

                                 517- 279-8046

                              Coldwater Garden Family Restaurant - 432 E. Chicago St. Cldwtr  

                                        Quincy Ace Hardware - 1 E. Chicago St., Quincy, MI.

                                 517-639-5325

                                        Barone Hardware & Auto - 119 E. Chicago St., Bronson, MI.

                                 517-369- 4175

                              Merchant's Mercantile  -  Union City, MI.

                                  

                              or email us at bmbdasmith@aol.com  or call  517- 462-1054


 HERITAGE PARK

COLDWATER, MI.

        7:00 PM (Friday)   FREE - Jim Stout Concert 

                                            under the Big Tent at  Heritage Park

      


        SATURDAY Morning : MAY 28, 2016  

                                                                         29 W. PARK AVE.

COLDWATER, MI.


       9:30 AM         Start Boarding  - TRAIN RIDE ROBBERY  ($) 

Little River Railroad  at  29 W. Park Ave.

Train departs the station at 10 am.

Train Tickets for this event

Adults & Youth (13 yrs and older)  $15.00

Children (12 yrs to 5 yrs) $5.00
Children (4 yrs  and under ride Free)
 

Everyone must have a ticket for this ride

                               

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT:

                             Sauk Trail Trading Post  - 168 Division StreetColdwater, MI

                                517-278-5100                                            

                                      Jeannies Diner - 14 W. Chicago St. Coldwater, MI.

                               517-279-9965                                                

                                      Taylors Stationers -  60 W. Chicago St., Coldwater, MI.

                                 517- 279-8046

                             Coldwater Garden Family Restaurant - 432 E. Chicago St. Cldwtr 

                                      Quincy Ace Hardware - 1 E. Chicago St., Quincy, MI.

                                 517-639-5325

                                       Barone Hardware & Auto - 119 E. Chicago St., Bronson, MI.


SATURDAY   MAY 28, 2016  HERITAGE PARK, COLDWATER, MI.


        9:00 am             Park Gates OPEN to the Public.  FREE Admission

        9:00 - 12:00 pm   Children's Games & Activities

        9:00 - 4:00 pm    Artisans & Crafters (tents 1, 2, 3)

        9:00 - 4:00 pm    Heritage Schoolhouse (tent 1 lessons &games)

        9:00 - 4:00 pm    Southern Heritage Presenters (Southern view)

        10:00 - 10:45 am  Pres. Jefferson Davis presentation

        11:00 - 12:00 pm  Ladies Tea (etiquette & fashion show in large tent)

        12:30 -1:30 pm    Pres. Lincoln, Generals Grant & Lee presentation (Large tent)

        2:00 pm           Battle of Rich Mountain re-enacted

        2:45 pm           Medical Scenario & Raffle after the Battle. 

        3:00 pm           Pres. Jefferson Davis presentation

        4:00 pm           Park CLOSES to the Public 

        5:00 pm           Re-enactors ONLY Dinner  (large tent)


SATURDAY  MAY 28, 2016  CHC CONFERENCE ROOM, COLDWATER, MI

        5:30 pm (Saturday Eve) Confederate Point of View Lecture "Who was Lincoln" 

                               by Southern Heritage Presenters 


SATURDAY EVENING  MAY 28, 2016 HERITAGE PARK, COLDWATER, MI

        7:00 pm - 10 pm   Military Ball (dance in the Large Tent)  PUBLIC IS INVITED

                           with periodic spectator participation.

                          Music by Glen Morningstar and the Ruffwater String Band  

        9:45  pm          Night Fire of cannons  (on battlefield)



SUNDAY  MAY 29, 2016  HERITAGE PARK, COLDWATER, MI.  


        9:00 am         Park Gates OPEN to the Public.  FREE Admission

        9:00 - 3:00 pm  Artisans & Crafters (tents 1, 2, 3)       

        9:00 - 4:00 pm  Heritage Schoolhouse (tent 1 lessons & games)

       10:00 - 11:00 pm Non-denominational Church Service (Large tent) 

       11:00 - 12:00 pm Battalion Drills

       12:30 -1:30 pm   Pres. Lincoln, Generals Grant & Lee (Large tent)

        2:00 pm         Battle of Rich Mountain re-enacted

        2:45 pm         Medical Scenario & Raffle after the Battle. 

        3:00 pm         Park & Event  CLOSED  to the Public  


      RAFFLES ARE BEING HELD BOTH DAYS WITH DRAWINGS AFTER THE BATTLE  EACH DAY

      AT THE ANNOUNCERS TENT 


SUNDAY MAY 29, 2016  COACH EBY CENTER,  DOWNTOWN COLDWATER, MI.


        3:30 pm  Southern Heritage Presenters present an 1860's Confederate biblical viewpoint 

        4:30 pm  Dinner & Fellowship by the Southern Presenters


MONDAY  MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE & PARADE DOWNTOWN COLDWATER, MI. 


        8:30 am  Presentation at 4 Corners Park 

        9:15 am   Parade