Get ready to travel back in time with the Civil War reenactment, “Raid on the Salt Works.”
The three-day event will be held at the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road in Dade City.
A school field trip will take place on Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Students and their chaperones can take a self-guided tour at numerous stations, depicting the Civil War.
These stations include reenactments, time-period music, medical units and narrations.
Those attending the field trip event can either purchase food on the premises, or bring outside lunch, for that day only.
The Nov. 23 and Nov. 24 events will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Both days will consist of live musical performances and food concession stands, as well as woodworking and syrup-making sessions.
Patrons are welcome to bring lawn chairs and relax while watching actors play out battle scenes.
On Nov. 23 there will be a women’s tea gathering at 10 a.m. Ladies are encouraged to wear 19th century attire.
A fashion show will follow, highlighting the clothing of that era.
On Nov. 24 , there will be a Sunday church service at 10 a.m.
The Nov. 22 field trip admission will be $4 for preregistration and $5 at the entrance, for each student and chaperone.
Admission for Nov. 23 and Nov. 24 events will be accepted the day of, at $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for those age 5 and under.
Parking is free, but pets, coolers and outside food are prohibited.
The deadline for preregistration is Nov. 21.
For further information or to preregister, visit PioneerFloridaMuseum.org, or call (352) 567-0262.
Raid on the Salt Works Civil War reenactment
Where: Pioneer Florida Museum & Village, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road, Dade City
When: Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Nov. 23 and Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Nov. 22 admission is a $4 preregistration or $5 at the entrance; Nov. 23 and Nov. 24 admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for those age 5 and under
Details: Patrons will get to experience a glimpse of life during the Civil War through attire of the time, music and battle reenactments.
Info: For further inquiries or preregistration, visit PioneerFloridaMuseum.org, or call (352) 567-0262.
Published November 20, 2019