The 2016 Battle of Tucson

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Public & Homeschool Day is Saturday, February 6th, 2016  11AM-3:30PM

Schedule for Saturday, February 6th, 2016
Adjustments are possible.
11:00  Open to Public
11:30  Fashion Presentation at Fashion Tent
12:00  Medical Demo at Medical Tent

12:30  Ladies' Militia
1:30  Battle*
2:00  Fashion Presentation at Fashion Tent
2:30  Medical Demo at Medical Tent
3:00  Battle*
3:30  Close

Ongoing Throughout the Day: Between Scheduled Events please enjoy interacting with our many living historians who will be demonstrating crafts, activities, clothing, weapons and equipment of the Civil War era. Activities include Wooden Musket Drill in Military Camps, Writing & Games at School Display, Historic Music, Interacting with Persons from 1861!

*For Battles, please clear the field and be seated along the sidelines on the east or west side of the battlefield.

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Obtaining Passes for Public Days:

At the event we will ask $12 per admission. Children ages 3 and under are free and will not need a pass.

This is a "rain or shine" event. We do not offer refunds.

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Dressing for the Event

Q. Can the public attend "in costume"?
A. No. For everyone's safety and security as well as organizational and presentational concerns we cannot allow adults to attend in historic attire other than our registered reenactors who are part of our event presentations. All attending are encouraged to dress modern, comfortably and casually. (Exception: Children who are dressing historically as per their homework for an educational outing are welcome to do so.)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. May I use a credit card for admission at the gate?
A. Yes, with an additional 50 cents per pass fee.

Q. Is it OK to bring food or beverages into the event?
A. Yes, but no smoking or alcohol is allowed.

Q. Will there be food and beverages available for sale?
A. There will be bottled water and pop available for sale at the event.

Q. Should the public come "in costume"?
A. For safety, security, organizational and presentational concerns we cannot allow adults to attend in historic attire other than our registered reenactors who are part of our event presentations. However, children who are dressing as per their homework for an educational outing are welcome to do so.

Q. Is it OK to pass out flyers, pamphlets or information at the event?
A. No. This is against event rules.

Q. Are pets allowed?
A. No, other than trained animals assisting those with impairments.

Safety Tip: Though February is usually a cool month we encourage all to consider the use of sunscreen, hats, parasols or other protection from the sun. Drink plenty of fluids and stay hydrated.

Security: Please behave responsibly. Do not touch items without permission of the owner. By attending you agree that you are completely responsible for the safety and security of your person and property. The event and its organizers are not responsible for injury, damage, loss or theft.

 

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