FIRST FOOT GUARDS EVENTS, 2014
We invite you to come to our events, see what we do, and consider joining the Guards. All events are open to the public and are free except Old Sturbridge Village, Fort Ticonderoga, and Fort at Number 4 where there is a nominal admission fee. All events are subject to change due to weather or other cicumstances, so before attending an event, always check the event host's web site for the latest information. Most of these events repeat every year and there are photos and videos of many of them on our Photos and Videos pages.
Sun, April 6, 2014, Dress rehearsal for the battle on Lexington Green for the Patriots Day reenactment, 2-3:30pm (units arrive 1pm). Rain date Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 2pm. Battle Green, Lexington center.
Sat, April 19, 2014, Tower Park Battle, Munroe Tavern and Tower Park, 1332 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA, 4-5pm. Large battle demonstration.
Mon, April 21, 2014, Battle on Lexington Green reenactment, Battle Green, Lexington center, Lexington MA, 5:30am.
Mon, April 21, 2014, Commemoration of the Battle at North Bridge, Minute Man National Historical Park, Monument St., Concord, 8am, followed by a Mourn Arms ceremony at the British graves at the North Bridge, 8:30am.
Minute Man National Historical Park
Mon, April 21, 2014, Lexington Patriots Day Parade, Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA, from Maple St. through Lexington center, 2pm.
Sun, April 27, 2014, Revolutionary Graves Ceremony, Lincoln, MA, 2:30pm. March from Pierce House, 17 Weston Rd., along Old Lexington Rd. to a ceremony at the old Town Cemetery and back.
Sat-Sun, May 3-4, 2014, Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Rd., Lorton, Virginia near the Potomac River. 1781 Potomac River Raids reenactment. Skirmishing between members of the British Brigade and the Continental Line on the grounds of George Mason's mansion.
Sat-Sun, May 17-18, 2014, Battle of Crane Brook, Rebecca Nurse Homestead, 149 Pine St., Danvers, MA. Danvers Alarm List and Col. Bailey’s 2nd Mass. Regiment 40th anniversary encampment weekend.
Rebecca Nurse Homestead
Sun, June 15, 2014, Bunker Hill Parade, Charlestown, MA, 12:30pm, but be there by 10am to find parking.
Sat, June 21, 2014, Town of Sandwich 375th Anniverary, Sandwich, MA, 10am to 4pm. Recreation of life in Sandwich in the 1700s. Encampment on Sandwich Library lawn.
Fri, July 4, 2014, Hingham July 4th Parade, Hingham, MA, 10am step-off from Hingham High School on Pleasant Street and ending around 11am at Station Street. See web site below for parade route and parking.
Sat-Sun, July 19-20, 2014, Fort Ticonderoga encampment, Ticonderoga NY. Burgoyne's capture of Fort Ticonderoga in 1777. Large scale reenactment at reconstructed stone fortress on beautiful grounds overlooking Lake Champlain.
Sat-Sun, Aug 2-3, 2014, Old Sturbridge Village encampment, Sturbridge MA, Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 9am-4pm. Large scale reenactment, many units, including artillery, and large battles both days with 800 to 1000 reenactors.
Sat-Sun, Sept 20-21, 2014, Fort at Number 4, 267 Springfield Rd (Rte 11), Charlestown (formerly township Number 4), NH. Large encampment at a large authentically restored wooden fort and settlement on the Connecticut River. Battles both days.
Sat, Nov 1, 2014, Battle of The Red Horse Tavern, Wayside Inn, Sudbury MA. A day of military activities and battle re-enactments on the grounds of the historic Wayside Inn.