Sassafras schedule announced

Staff Reports

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Sassafras schedule

Schedule for the Sassafras Tea Festival and Civil War Living History event this coming weekend in Vernon:

Saturday

8 a.m.: Museum, blacksmith shop open; bake sale, hot meals

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Civil War camps open to public; demonstrations: spinning, fire cooking, blacksmith shop, skits, skirmishes, children’s games

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Eric Jarboe and Friends String Band

10:30 a.m.: Underground Railroad tour (meet at museum)

12:45 p.m.: Civil War games, mock battle at Muscatatuck Park ($5 per vehicle)

1:15: Civil War battle starts

2:30: Concert by Brass Band

2:45: Line up for parade at the firehouse

3: Parade, Brass Band

7: Blue/Grey Ball at Vernon Gym

Sunday

8 a.m.: Museum open; hot meals, bake sale (homemade pies, breads)

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Civil War camps open to public

9:15: Demonstrations: spinning, fire cooking, blacksmith shop

10 a.m.: Regimental demonstrations

Noon to 2 p.m.: Eric Jarboe concert

12:45 p.m.: Civil War games, mock battle at Muscatatuck Park ($5 per vehicle)

1:15: Battle starts

1:30: Concert by Brass Band

2:30: String Band Concert

4: Festivities end