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31st Annual Reenactment Battle of Olustee Schedule

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    Schedule of Events 31st Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Olustee, Florida No PetsFebruary 16 - 18, 2007 Thursday, February 15th, 2007 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 6, 2007
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      Schedule of Events
      31st Annual Reenactment
      of the
      Battle of Olustee, Florida

      No Pets

      February 16 - 18, 2007


      Thursday, February 15th, 2007

      8:00 a.m.
      - 11:00 p.m.
      Early setup - Early registration opens. You must register and pick up parking cards.
      Reenactors, Do not arrive before Thursday. You will not be allowed to set up prior to Thursday.

      Friday, February 16th, 2007

      8:00 a.m.
      - 12:00 a.m.
      Registration. All participants must register upon arrival. Your returned preregistration forms are used for planning and do not verify attendance. You must register, sign waivers, and pick up parking cards.

      8:00 a.m.Back Gate (250-A) opens.
      8:30 a.m.Colors on Museum/Monument Field. The day's announcements, schedule changes, messages, etc. will be made at this time. Early arrivals are expected to attend.
      8:45 a.m.Wreath Laying
      9:00 a.m.Civil War Memorial Service at Oaklawn Cemetery, Lake City, on W. Franklin St. (off 41 N)
      9:00 a.m.
      - 2:00 p.m.
      Tours and medical demonstrations for school children and tour groups . Anyone who can help with school children and all Medical Units are asked to assist with either a 10-minute living history presentaiton or as group guides.
      9:00 a.m.
      - 2:00 p.m.
      Educational Exhibits and Programs under the Ball tent.
      9:00 a.m.
      - 6:00 p.m.
      Entertainment, arts, crafts, and food booths in Lake City with opening ceremonies at noon.
      8:00 p.m.Artillery night firing at Artillery Demonstration Field, across from the museum. (Cannons to be inspected before entering the monument area. Viewers to stay outside.)
      12:00 a.m.Quiet Time - All generators off!

      Saturday, February 17th, 2007

      6:00 a.m.
      - 8:00 p.m.

      Registration Open until 8:00 p.m. Front gate closes to all traffic until 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

      You must park outside gate to register. You will be instructed to take an alternate route to drive to your area. A map will be provided in your registration packet. You will not be admitted through alternate entrances without the proper permits.

      8:00 a.m.Colors at Museum/Monument Field. Mandatory for all units. The day's announcements, schedule changes and roll call will be made at this time.
      8:35 a.m.
      - 9:00 a.m.
      Shuttle buses to Lake City for parade will load at Park Entrance. A light breakfast will be provided for all parade participants in Lake City. Come to Colors prepared to board buses.
      9:00 a.m.
      - 2:00 p.m.
      Authentic campsites open to the public. Please post guards and police your areas.
      9:00 a.m.
      - 2:00 p.m.
      Educational Exhibits and Programs under the Ball tent.
      9:30 a.m.All horses, buggies and wagons take parade positions in Lake City.
      9:45 a.m.All parade units in position in Lake City.
      10:30 a.m.Parade in Lake City. Starts at DOT building, travels north on S. Marion to U.S. 90, then West on U.S. 90. Disbands near Columbia County School Board Administrative Offices.
      11:00 a.m.Artillery inspection. All pieces and crews must be present. Participation is mandatory for each man and each piece in order to be in Saturday's and Sunday's battles.
      11:00 a.m.How People of Color Served in the Civil War - in the Ball Tent
      12:00 p.m.Period music concert at demonstration area.
      1:00 p.m.Medical demonstration for the public at the Medical tent. All medical units are invited to participate.
      1:30 p.m.Ladies Tea at the Ball Tent - "Teapots and Crinolines" by Kay Gnagey and Seth Magosky. A fun and informative look at the famous "Tea Time" procedures of the 19th century. Join us as Kay and Seth expose the myths and show some simple, fun ways to practice "Tea Time" in period correct fashion!
      2:30 p.m.Period music concert at the Battlefield.
      3:00 p.m.Cavalry and Pyrotechnics field orientation. Mandatory for all cavalry.
      3:30 p.m.Battlefield reenactment held on the battlefield.
      8:00 p.m.
      - 11:30 p.m.
      Battle of Olustee Ball at the Ball Tent. Period attire required. Participants only.
      12:00 a.m.Lights out. All generators off!

      Sunday, February 18th, 2007

      7:00 a.m.
      - 11:00 a.m.
      Registration. Registration closes at 11:00 a.m.

      8:30 a.m.Colors on Museum/Monument Grounds. Mandatory for all units. The day's announcements. schedule changes and roll call will be made at this time, and Streamers will be given out by groups at this time.
      9:00 a.m.Union Monument Ceremony. Those wishing to march after colors to the Union Monument for the annual observance are invited to join in.
      9:00 a.m.
      - 9:45 p.m.
      Medical demonstration at Medical Tent. All Medical Units invited to attend.
      9:00 a.m.
      - 12:00 p.m.
      Authentic campsites open to the public. Please post guards and police your areas.
      9:30 a.m.Artillery Units. Black powder issued.
      9:30 a.m.
      - 12:00 p.m.
      Cavalry drill coordination. Pyrotechnics orientation.
      10:00 a.m.
      - 11:00 a.m.
      Period church services in Authentic Camps and at the Ball Tent.
      12:30 p.m.
      - 1:30 p.m.
      Period music concert at the Battlefield.
      12:45 p.m.All units form up on Battlefield at assigned positions.
      1:00 P.M.Safety inspection. Mandatory for all participants.
      1:30 p.m.31st Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Olustee - Florida's largest Civil War battle and the largest, authentic annual reenactment in the southeastern United States.
      2:45 p.m.Formal retreat for Final Volley and Thanks.
      3:00 p.m.Those wishing to spend the night may stay until Monday. Please plan to attend the 32nd Annual Battle of Olustee Reenactment on February 15-17, 2008. Everyone have a pleasant and safe ride home. Thank you for your assistance and attendance. Exit through back gates only. Front gate closed until 5:00 p.m.
      5:00 p.m.All gates open for exit.

      Battle of Olustee Home Page
      http://extlab7.entnem.ufl.edu/Olustee/

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