The 2009 Military History Weekend

military history weekend

The 2009 Military History Weekend, sponsored by Casemate Publishing, W. Britain, and Osprey Publishing, is slated for Oct. 16-18 in Williamsburg, Va. There are numerous activities planned for adults and kids alike including:

  • Book signings, with authors such as “Band of Brothers” member Col. Eddie Shames of the WWII 101st Airborne
  • Vintage military vehicles and equipment on display
  • An American Revolution mini-boot-camp for children ages 6-10
  • Wargame demonstrations
  • Re-enactors discussing their equipment
  • Tour of the Virginia War Museum ($25)

For a list of all activities, click here.

If you’re in the area, it looks like an interesting event.  And it’s affordable, with tickets priced $5 per adult or $5 for families up to 6 people.  Children 16 and under are free.

Visit the 2009 Military History Weekend website for directions and to sign up for the newsletter, among other things.

1 Comment

  1. Very cool! Kiddo’s Cub Scout pack already blocked that weekend out for a camping trip … maybe we can camp at Williamsburg and do the Festival as well. 🙂


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