CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS
(Updated Jan 1st 2016)


MEETINGS ARE USUALLY HELD 1-2 THURSDAYS EACH MONTH AT THE ARCHWAY IN KEARNEY AT 6:30 PM. CONTACT JOE CARLSON carlsonj@unk.edu 402-350-3685 FOR CLARIFICATION.




CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS 2017
(***) OPTIONAL EVENTS YOU MAY INDIVIDUALLY ATTEND
25 Feb. All Day. Presented Civil War Program to Boy Scout at Pressey State Park, Live Fired on range.
18 Apr. Tue. 6:00 PM Performed as Color Guard for Kearney Freedom Awards Banquet, Holiday Inn
6 May, Sat. 4:30 to 5:30 PM Civil War program for 100 cub/boy scouts, at Ft Kearny
12 May, Sat. 9:00 AM to 4 PM Civil War display at Ft Kearny EXPO, at the Recreational Area
20 May, Sat All day, also Fri. evening and Sun. 150th Fort Hartsuff (You need to pay for food in advance to Michael Sothan)
27 May, Sat. Memorial Day at Ft Kearny. Arrive by 10:30 AM. Lunch provided. Battle at 2:00 PM
29 May, Monday Memorial Day at Ft Kearny. You may arrive early, must be there by 1:00 PM for Flag rehearsal/battle
3 June Sat. (optional) Rock Creek Station in Fairbury, NE
3 June Sat. (optional) Rock Creek Station in Fairbury, NE
10 June Sat. (OPEN SAT.)
17 June Sat. 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM 150th Wagons West Day at Trails and Rails Museum in Kearney, Living History.
24 June Sat. TBA afternoon/evening 150th Ft Kearny Wagon Rides, etc. Living History only.
1 July Sat. 4th of July weekend at Ft Kearny. Arrive by 10:30 AM. Lunch provided. Battle at 2:00 PM
4 July Tue. Actual 4th of July. You may arrive early, must be there by 1:00 PM for Flag rehearsal/battle
8 July Sat. (Open SAT.)
15 July Sat. Cruise Night - Cooking Hamburgers for Car Club for donation for our unit. Contact Mike Reeder.
21-23 Sat. Ash Hollow 150th event. Our major event for the year! Location of Indian War Battle of Blue Springs, Living History.
Aug. All Saturdays are open !
2 Sept. Sat. Labor Day weekend at Ft Kearny. Arrive by 10:30 AM. Lunch provided. Battle at 2:00 PM
4 Sept. Mon. Ft Kearny Battle. You may arrive early, must be there by 1:00 PM for Flag rehearsal/battle
7 Oct. Sat. Brownville, NE., NE Civil War Battle
2 Nov. Thur. Venture Crew Birthday Party at the Archway. 6 PM
10 or 11 Nov. Veterans Day Parade in Kearney, Time TBA
Jan. 13 2018 Sat. Neb. Muzzleloaders Convention, Ramada Inn in Kearney, 8:30 AM til 5:00 PM


CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS 2016
(***) OPTIONAL EVENTS YOU MAY INDIVIDUALLY ATTEND
***JAN. 216 SAT. NEB. MUZZLE LOADERS CONVENTION-RAMADA INN, KEARNEY
?? Fri. Feb 12th Lincoln's Birthday AT ARCHWAY
APR. 15-16 Ft Hartsuff-living history/camp of instruction
***Apr. 30 VERDIGRE TACTICAL EVENT (3 3/4 hrs./ 215 mi.)
MAY 28 SAT (MAIN EVENT)- 30th Memorial Day FORT KEARNY, BATTLE 2:00 PM
June 18th SAT. "Wagons West Celebration" - Trails & Rails Museun 10 AM Kearney, NE Living History
JULY 2rd SAT. & Mon. 4th, FT KEARNY, BATTLEs at 2:00 PM.
JULY 23-24 Possible cooking for and doing a demonstration at "Cruse Night".
SEPT.3-5, LABOR DAY AT FT KEARNY. BATTLES 2:00 PM ON SAT.& MONDAY
**** SEPT.24th LIVING HISTORY/SKIRMISHES AT PAWNEE CITY
OCT. 8th Sat.-11TH Battle - Brownville, NE 3 1/2 hr. dr.
NOV. 11TH FRIDAY 6:00 PM, 14TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT ARCH
NOV. 11TH Wed. 3:30 PM MEET FOR VETERANS DAY PARADE


CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS 2015
(***) OPTIONAL EVENTS YOU MAY INDIVIDUALLY ATTEND
***JAN. 24 SAT. NEB. MUZZLE LOADERS CONVENTION-RAMADA INN, KEARNEY
THUR Feb 12th Lincoln's Birthday AT ARCHWAY
APR. TBA 11-12 ?? Ft Hartsuff-living history/camp of instruction
***May 2-3?? VERDIGRE TACTICAL EVENT (3 3/4 hrs./ 215 mi.)
MAY 23rd SAT (MAIN EVENT)- 25th Memorial Day FORT KEARNY, BATTLE 2:00 PM
June 20th SAT. Chautauqua - Trails & Rails Museun 10 AM Kearney, NE Living History
cancelled***June 25 - 28 Indian War: Battle at the Little Big Horn (11 hrs. 727 mi. travel]
JULY 3rd FRI.-4th SAT. FT KEARNY, BATTLEs.
JULY 24 - 26 Indian War: 150th Battle of Platte Bridge, Ft Caspar, WY (7 1/2 hrs. 500 mi. from Kearney)
SEPT.5-7, LABOR DAY AT FT KEARNY. BATTLES 2:00 PM ON SAT.& MONDAY
NEW--SEPT. 19th Grand Duke Alexis with Gen Custer, North Platte Musuem Living History.
****Cancelled-- SEPT.26-27th LIVING HISTORY/SKIRMISHES AT PAWNEE CITY
****SEPT.25-27th Indian War: Medicine Lodge Indian Peace Treaty, KS. 5 hr. drive.
OCT. 10th Sat.-11TH Battle - Brownville, NE 3 1/2 hr. dr.
NOV. 6TH FRIDAY 6:00 PM, 13TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT ARCH
NOV. 11TH Wed. 3:30 PM MEET FOR VETERANS DAY PARADE




CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS 2014
(***) OPTIONAL EVENTS YOU MAY INDIVIDUALLY ATTEND
***JAN. 18 SAT. NEB. MUZZLE LOADERS CONVENTION-RAMADA INN, KEARNEY
APR. 12-13?? Ft Hartsuff -living history/camp of instruction
***May 3-4?? VERDIGRE TACTICAL EVENT (3 3/4 hrs./ 215 mi.)
MAY 24TH SAT (MAIN EVENT)- Mon. 26th Memorial Day FORT KEARNY, BATTLES 2:00 PM
JULY 4th FRI.-5 SAT. FT KEARNY, BATTLEs AT 2:00 pm.
AUG. 30 - SEPT.1ST, LABOR DAY AT FT KEARNY. BATTLES 2:00 PM ON SAT.& MONDAY
OCT. 4th Sat.- Battle - NEBRASKA CITY
NOV. 6TH Thur 6:00 PM, 12TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT ARCH
NOV. 8TH Sat. 1:15 PM MEET FOR VETERANS DAY PARADE
OCT.-NOV. ADULTS MEET FOR YOUTH PROTECTION VIDEO.




CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS 2013
(***) OPTIONAL EVENTS YOU MAY INDIVIDUALLY ATTEND
***JAN. 19 SAT. NEB. MUZZLE LOADERS CONVENTION-RAMADA INN, KEARNEY
JAN. 26 Sat BSA LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR ADULTS AT ARCHWAY 9 AM
JAN.31 6:30 PM THUR REHEARSAL FOR CIVIL WAR CUB SCOUT NIGHTS AT ARCHWAY
FEB. 8, FRI. 6:30 PM CIVIL WAR CUB SCOUT NIGHT AT ARCHWAY
FEB. 16 SAT TIME TBA CIVIL WAR CUB SCOUT NIGHT AT ARCHWAY
FEB. 22 FRI. 6:30 PM CIVIL WAR CUB SCOUT NIGHT AT ARCHWAY
Mar. TBA Hisory Day at Univ. of Neb. at Kearney 2:30 pm
APR. 13-14 Ft Hartsuff -living history/camp of instruction
APR 26-27 Civil War Days at Archway for school children on Friday.
May 3-5 VERDIGRE TACTICAL EVENT (3 3/4 hrs./ 215 mi.)
MAY 25TH SAT (MAIN EVENT)- 27th Memorial Day FORT KEARNY, BATTLE 2:00 PM
****JUN 1-2 LIVING HISTORY AT ROCK CREEK STATION NEAR FAIRBURY
***July 1-9 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg BATTLE
JULY 6th SAT. we will celebrate the 4th (Possible flag raising on the 4th- 2 PM) FT KEARNY, BATTLE ON SAT.
AUG. 18-19th, SAT. 150TH Anniversary of Fort McPherson AT NORTH PLATTE
AUG. 31 - SEPT.2ND, LABOR DAY AT FT KEARNY. BATTLES ON SAT.& MONDAY
****SEPT.20-22ND LIVING HISTORY/SKIRMISHES AT PAWNEE CITY
Oct. 5th Sat.-6TH LIVING HISTORY/Battle -Lewis & Clark visitor center - NEBRASKA CITY
Oct. 12-13th Sat. Battle - BROWNVILLE, NE
NOV. 1ST FRIDAY 6:30 PM, 11TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT ARCH
NOV. 11TH SUN. 3:30 PM MEET FOR VETERANS DAY PARADE
CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS 2012
(***) OPTIONAL EVENTS YOU MAY INDIVIDUALLY ATTEND
***JAN. 15 SAT. NEB. MUZZLE LOADERS CONVENTION-RAMADA INN, KEARNEY
***JAN. 22ND Sat CIVIL WAR GRAND BALL IN HASTINGS
TH FRI. 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
Mar. 14, Wed. Hisory Day at Univ. of Neb. at Kearney 2:30 pm
MAR. 29- APR. 1 SHILOH 150TH
APR. 13th FRI 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION-ARCH
***APR. 14th-15 Ft Hartsuff -living history/camp of instruction
***May 5-6 VERDIGRE TACTICAL EVENT (3 3/4 hrs./ 215 mi.)
May 11th Civil War Days at Archway for school children.
MAY 26TH SAT (MAIN EVENT)- 28th Memorial Day FORT KEARNY, BATTLE 2:00 PM
JUNE 15-16 FRI-SAT INDIAN POW-WOW AT ARCHWAY - LIVING HISTORY
JULY 7th (we will celebrate the 4th) SAT. & possibly Wed. the 4TH FT KEARNY, BATTLE
***AUG 11-12 PIPESTONE, MN BATTLE
SEPT. 1-3 LABOR DAY AT FT KEARNY. BATTLE ON SAT., SKIRMISH ON MONDAY
SEPT.21-23TH BATTLE AT PAWNEE CITY
Oct. 6th Sat. Battle -Lewis & Clark visitor center - NEBRASKA CITY
NOV. 2nd FRIDAY 6:00 PM, 10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT ARCH
NOV. 11TH SUN. 3:30 PM MEET FOR VETERANS DAY PARADE
2013 JULY GETTYSBURG PA. 150TH


CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS 2011
(***) OPTIONAL EVENTS YOU MAY INDIVIDUALLY ATTEND
***JAN. 15 SAT. NEB. MUZZLE LOADERS CONVENTION-RAMADA INN, KEARNEY
JAN. 21st Fri. 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT DEMO AT ARCHWAY
***JAN. 22ND Sat CIVIL WAR GRAND BALL IN HASTINGS
MAR 4TH FRI. 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
MAR. 25-26 (cancelled) SAT. WESTERN IA BDE./ZOUAVE CAMP OF INSTRUCTION AT STUHR MUSEUM, GI
APR. 15th-17TH 150 CIVIL WAR MUSTER AT ARCHWAY
APR. 15th FRI 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION-ARCH
***APR 29-30. VERDIGRE TACTICAL EVENT (3 3/4 hrs./ 215 mi.)
MAY 28TH SAT (MAIN EVENT) FORT KEARNY, BATTLE 2:00 PM
MAY 3OTH MON. MEMORIAL DAY AT FT KEARNY, COLOR GUARD, CANNON FIRING, SKIRMISH 2:00 PM
JUNE 17-18 FRI-SAT OTOE & MISSOURIA POW-WOW AT ARCHWAY
***JUNE ? PONY EXPRESS AT FT KEARNY
***JUNE 25-26 MAYHEW CABIN LIVING HISTORY - NEBRASKA CITY
JULY 2ND SAT. & 4TH MON. FT KEARNY, BATTLE
JULY 23, SAT. BATTLES AT NORTH PLATTE
*** ? JULY 3OTH SAT. FT HARTSUFF - 4th US host/INDIAN WAR LIVING HISTORY (77 mi/2hrs)
***AUG 10-14 NATIONAL EVENT AT WILSON'S CREEK, MO BATTLE
SEPT. 3-5 LABOR DAY AT FT KEARNY. BATTLE ON SAT., SKIRMISH ON MONDAY
SEPT.24TH SAT. (cancelled) BATTLE AT PAWNEE CITY
NOV. 4TH FRIDAY 6:30 PM, 9TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT ARCH
NOV. 11TH FRI. 3:30 PM MEET FOR VETERANS DAY PARADE
2012 MAR. 30- APR. 1 SHILOH 150TH
2013 JULY GETTYSBURG PA. 150TH


CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS 2010
(***) OPTIONAL EVENTS YOU MAY INDIVIDUALLY ATTEND
***JAN. 16 SAT. NEB. MUZZLE LOADERS CONVENTION-RAMADA INN, KEARNEY
JAN. 21st THUR. 6:30 PM MEETING AT ARCHWAY
***JAN. 23RD Sat CIVIL WAR GRAND BALL IN HASTINGS
FEB. 26th Fri 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT U.S. LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
MAR 19TH FRI. 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
APR. 16th FRI 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION-ARCH
***APR (?) 17TH SAT GUN SHOW IN KEARNEY -SET UP DISPLAY
APR 23RD FRI. 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT "ADVANCED" LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
APR 24-25 SAT.-SUN. KIDZ EXPLORE
***1-2 MAY. VERDIGRE TACTICAL EVENT (3 3/4 hrs./ 215 mi.)
May 8th SAT. WESTERN IA BDE./ZOUAVE CAMP OF INSTRUCTION AT STUHR MUSEUM, GI
MAY 29TH SAT (MAIN EVENT) FORT KEARNY, BATTLE 2:00 PM
MAY 31ST MON. MEMORIAL DAY AT FT KEARNY, COLOR GUARD, CANNON FIRING, SKIRMISH 2:00 PM
***JUNE 4-5 FRI-SAT CATTLEMEN'S CLASSIC - KEARNEY (? SIX GUNS FOR HIRE)
JUNE 17-19 THUR-SAT PAWNEE - ARIKARA POW-WOW AT ARCHWAY
***JUNE 20 SUN. PONY EXPRESS AT FT KEARNY 1-5 PM
JULY 3RD SAT. FT KEARNY, BATTLE
***JULY 10-11 DILLER,NE 165TH HOST (3 hrs./167mi.)
***JULY 31ST SAT. FT HARTSUFF - 4th US host/INDIAN WAR LIVING HISTORY (77 mi/2hrs)
***AUG 13-15 FRI-SUN. PIPESTONE, MN BATTLE 6 HRS., (360 mi./6hrs)
SEPT. 4-6 LABOR DAY AT FT KEARNY. BATTLE ON SAT., SKIRMISH ON MONDAY
Sept. 18th, SAT. North Platte 1-5 PM DISPLAY AND BATTLE
OCT. 9-10 SAT-SUN. BATTLE AT BROWNSVILLE, NE (3 1/2 hrs/207 mi.)
NOV. TBA 6:30 PM, 8TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT ARCH
NOV. 10TH - 14TH COLLIERVILLE TN NATIONAL EVENT
NOV. 11TH THUR. 3:30 PM MEET FOR VETERANS DAY PARADE- MAY CANCEL


CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS 2009
(***) OPTIONAL EVENTS YOU MAY INDIVIDUALLY ATTEND
***JAN. 17 SAT. NEB. MUZZLE LOADERS CONVENTION-RAMADA INN, KEARNEY
***JAN. 24 Sat CIVIL WAR GRAND BALL IN HASTINGS
FEB. 20th Fri 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT U.S. LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
MAR 13TH FRI. 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
MAR 14TH Sat. 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
APR. 4TH SAT. Western Iowa Bde./ZOUAVE CAMP OF INSTRUCTION AT STUHR MUSEUM, GI
APR. 17th FRI 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION-ARCH
APR 18TH SAT 7:30 AM BSA DIST. CAMPOREE CIVIL WAR DAY FT KEARNY
***1-3 MAY. VERDIGRE TACTICAL EVENT
MAY 23-24 SAT-Sun (MAIN EVENT) FORT KEARNY, BATTLEs : MAY 25TH MON. MEMORIAL DAY AT FT KEARNY, COLOR GUARD & CANNON FIRING 1:00 PM
***JUNE 6th SAT. 6:00 PM JAIL AT WOOD RIVER -SIX GUNS FOR HIRE
JUNE 12-14 CARSON, IOWA (4 HR. DRIVE) FOOD/steak dinner/POWDER PROVIDED
JUNE 19-20 FRI-SAT PAWNEE POW-WOW AT ARCHWAY
JULY 3RD-4TH-5TH FRI. SAT. SUN. FT KEARNY, BATTLE - 165TH NY & 10 IOWA
****JULY 10-12, DILLER,NE 165TH HOST (4 HRS. DRIVE)
AUG -
SEPT. 5-7 LABOR DAY AT FT KEARNY. BATTLE ON SAT. COLOR GUARD AND CANNONS ON MONDAY
SEPT.26TH SAT. BATTLE AT PAWNEE CITY BATTLE)
OCT TBA 10th SAT ARCHWAY HARVEST DAY and VENTURE CREW OPEN HOUSE, LIVING HISTORY DISPLAY AND SKIRMISH
***OCT. 17 SAT. FORTESCUE, MISSOURI, 4 1/2 HRS.
NOV. 6TH 6:30 PM, 7TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT ARCH
NOV. 11TH WED. 3:30 PM MEET FOR VETERANS DAY PARADE
DEC.


CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS 2008
(***) OPTIONAL EVENTS YOU MAY INDIVIDUALLY ATTEND
JAN. 19 SAT. NEB. MUZZLE LOADERS CONVENTION-RAMADA INN, KEARNEY. 9 AM - 3:00 PM
JAN. (TBA) THUR MEETING AT ARCH
New FEB. 1ST Fri 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT U.S. LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
FEB. 7 THUR. 7:30 PM MEETING AT ARCH
FEB. 22 FRI. 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT CSA LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
MAR 15 SAT. CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
MAR 28TH FRI. 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION AT ARCH
APR. 12-13 SAT - SUN, FUND RAISER AT KIDS EXPLORE - TRI CITY ARENA
***APR. 12TH SAT. ZOUAVE CAMP OF INSTRUCTION AT STUHR MUSEUM, GI
APR. 18th FRI 6:30 PM CUB SCOUT LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATION-ARCH
***APR 26-27 OR MAY 3-4. VERDIGRE TACTICAL EVENT- 3 1/2 HR. DRIVE
***MAY 16-17 FRI-SAT KANSAS CITY REENACTMENT-STAND OF COLORS: H.S. GRAD.
MAY 24 SAT (MAIN EVENT) FORT KEARNY, BATTLE AT 2:00PM: MAY 26TH MON. MEMORIAL DAY AT FT KEARNY, COLOR GUARD & CANNON FIRING 1:00 PM
***May 31st Invited to do Mil. History display at Ft Atkinson - North of Omaha
JUNE GREET PONY EXPRESS AT FT KEARNY
JULY 1-8 GETTYSBURG 145TH REENACTMENT (4TH OF JULY WEEKEND) 7 ATTENDED
JULY 4TH FRI. 5TH SAT. FT KEARNY, BATTLE
***AUG 15-16 PIPESTONE MN BATTLE
AUG 29-31 LABOR DAY AT FT KEARNY. BATTLE ON SAT. COLOR GUARD AND CANNONS ON MONDAY
***SEPT. (27TH) SAT. GRAND DUKE ALEXIS REENACTMENT
OCT TBA SAT ARCHWAY HARVEST DAY and VENTURE CREW OPEN HOUSE, LIVING HISTORY DISPLAY AND SKIRMISH
OCT 11 SAT BATTLE AT BROWNVILLE (3 1/2 HRS DRIVE-213 MI. replaces PAWNEE CITY BATTLE)
OCT 23 THUR. MEETING CERTIFICATION/PROMOTION BOARD
NOV. TBA 6:30 PM, 6TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT ARCH
NOV. 11TH TUE. 3:30 PM MEET FOR VETERANS DAY PARADE
DEC. (TBA) TRAINING MEETING FOR NEW OFFICERS
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