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155th  Anniversary Surrender Commemoration
155th Anniversary Surrender Commemoration
This Month, Apr 25, 2020 (Saturday) to Apr 26, 2020 (Sunday) History event in Durham, NC USA

Living History Event Join us as we remember the events that occurred inside the home of James and Nancy Bennett 155 years ago.


2020 Memorial Day Party
2020 Memorial Day Party
Memorial Day, May 25, 2020 (Monday) History event in Plano, TX USA

This Memorial Day celebrate freedom and honor America’s fallen heroes with a party at the Historic Texas Pool. Take your photo with the #LOVEPLANO Heart, swim with the Mermaids, and enter the Cannonball Contest.

22nd Annual Marx Toy and Train Collectors Show
22nd Annual Marx Toy and Train Collectors Show things to do on a rainy day in West Virginia
Father's Day Weekend, Jun 19, 2020 (Friday) to Jun 20, 2020 (Saturday) History event in Wheeling, WV USA

Marx toy and train show and swap meet.

9/11 Ceremony
9/11 Ceremony
Sep 11, 2020 (Friday) History event in Stockbridge, GA USA

Stockbridge honors the fallen heros of 9/11 Stockbridge Mayor, Anthony S. Ford partners with public safety organizations and Stockbridge High School NJROTC to memorialize victims who lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Stoneycreek Township, PA.

An Eisenhower Christmas
An Eisenhower Christmas things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Dec 01, 2020 (Tuesday) to Dec 31, 2020 (Thursday) History event in Gettysburg, PA USA

Experience the Eisenhower home decorated for the holidays. Experience President Dwight “Ike” and Mamie Eisenhower’s holiday decorations in their home near Gettysburg. Tickets and shuttle bus to the site are required.


Annual Remembrance Illumination
Annual Remembrance Illumination
Nov 21, 2020 (Saturday) History event in Gettysburg, PA USA

Luminary candles are placed on soldiers' graves. Gettysburg Foundation presents the Annual Remembrance Day Illumination in the Gettysburg Soldiers’ National Cemetery (weather permitting). The commemoration features a luminary candle on all 3,512 Civil War soldiers’ graves.

Archeology Day
Archeology Day
Jul 18, 2020 (Saturday) History event in Kampsville, IL USA

Annual All-ages, hands-on day learning about archaeology A visit to Kampsville, IL for Archeology Day is a chance to learn about the science of studying the past.

Born to be Shorn
Born to be Shorn
Mothers Day Weekend, May 09, 2020 (Saturday) History event in Morristown, NJ USA

Live sheep shearing and more. Join us to turn fleece into woolen fiber! Visit the lambs, and watch the ewes’ fleece being hand-sheared without using electricity. Have fun with hands-on activities, such as weaving, spinning and crafting, and meet modern artisans in these trades.

Cary Cruise Nights
Cary Cruise Nights
Jun 03, 2020 (Wednesday) to Aug 19, 2020 (Wednesday) History event in Cary, IL USA

McHenry County's longest running car show! Join the Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday evenings this summer for the much anticipated return of Cary Cruise Nights. This fun filled family friendly event is McHenry County's longest running car show and Cary is proud to continue the tradition.


Civil War Weekend
Civil War Weekend
Next Month, May 02, 2020 (Saturday) to May 03, 2020 (Sunday) History event in Boalsburg, PA USA

The Blue & the Grey live this weekend May 02 & 03 – CIVIL WAR WEEKEND – Living historians of the 3rd PA Volunteer Artillery Battery B, 125th and 148th PA Volunteer Infantries (re-enacted) demonstrate field life and infantry tactics During their annual safety training and recruitment drive.

Civil War Weekend
Civil War Weekend
Jun 06, 2020 (Saturday) to Jun 07, 2020 (Sunday) History event in Morristown, NJ USA

Civil war reenactments The 2nd NJ Brigade brings the battle between the Blue and the Gray to life through camp life demonstrations, musket and artillery drills, mail call, bayonet drills, canon firings, a medical demonstration, skirmishes, and much more! For info, call 973.285.6537.

Colorado Farm Show
Colorado Farm Show things to do on a rainy day in Colorado
Jan 26, 2021 (Tuesday) to Jan 28, 2021 (Thursday) History event in Greeley, CO USA

3 fun filled about farm and agriculture information. It is fitting that one of the largest -- and oldest -- farm shows in the nation takes place in Weld County, the ninth largest agriculture producing county in the United States.

Confederates Take the Shriver House
Confederates Take the Shriver House things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
July 4th, Jul 04, 2020 (Saturday) History event in Gettysburg, PA USA

The Shriver House will reenact the Battle of Gettysburg. The Shriver House Museum will reenact the Battle of Gettysburg from a very different perspective - through the eyes of one family who was caught up in one of the deadliest battles ever to take place on American soil.

Dedication Day - Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address
Dedication Day - Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address
Nov 19, 2020 (Thursday) History event in Gettysburg, PA USA

Commemorate the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. November 19, the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address and the Dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery, was formally designated as Dedication Day, by a joint resolution of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, on November 19, 1946.

Discovery Days
Discovery Days things to do on a rainy day in Susquehanna River Valley, PA
Jun 27, 2020 (Saturday) to Jun 28, 2020 (Sunday) History event in Huntingdon, PA USA

Celebrating 90 Years of Discovery! 1930 - 2020 DISCOVERY DAYS $9 for 90 Years All Tickets! Celebrate 90 years of discovery and Dunlavy family legacy at Lincoln Caverns.

Exploring the Armor
Exploring the Armor
Next Month, May 31, 2020 (Sunday) History event in Boalsburg, PA USA

Get up close and personal with historic pieces of armor May 31 – “EXPLORING THE ARMOR” - Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles including a look inside the crew compartments. Tour begins in the museum theatre. Seating is limited; Reservations required. 2:00 p.m.

Five Christmases at the Shriver House
Five Christmases at the Shriver House things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov 26, 2020 (Thursday) to Dec 19, 2020 (Saturday) History event in Gettysburg, PA USA

Learn how Christmas was celebrated in the mid 19th-century. Thanksgiving evening is the beginning of the Christmas holiday season at the Shriver House Museum in Gettysburg. The Shriver family moved into their new home just before the Christmas of 1860.

Ghost Walk
Ghost Walk
Memorial Day Weekend, May 24, 2020 (Sunday) History event in Lincoln City, IN USA

A Ghost Walk Through Abraham Lincoln’s old neighborhood. Step back to the 1800's as you walk the same path that a young Abraham Lincoln and meet with his neighbors along the way. The walk will begin at Lincoln Amphitheatre located inside Lincoln State Park.

Guided Evening Lantern Tour at Lost River Gorge
Guided Evening Lantern Tour at Lost River Gorge
Memorial Day Weekend, May 23, 2020 (Saturday) History event in North Woodstock, NH USA

Explore Lost River Gorge at night by the light of lanterns! Explore Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps. Experience the same thrill and wonder of those who discovered the gorge in 1852.

Guided Evening Lantern Tour at Lost River Gorge
Guided Evening Lantern Tour at Lost River Gorge
Next Month, May 30, 2020 (Saturday) History event in North Woodstock, NH USA

Explore Lost River Gorge at night by the light of lanterns! Explore Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps. Experience the same thrill and wonder of those who discovered the gorge in 1852.

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