Event Calandar 2015
Fort Richardson WWII Event
Sponsor: Fort Richardson State Park and Historic Site
Date: 7 February 2015
Venue: Jacksboro, Texas
HEARTS Living History
Public display of life in the paratroopers. Able Co. will be conducting a living history camp complete with full working field kitchen, and mess, weapons and ammuniton displays, radios, jeeps, and a fully packed T-5 parachute. Able Co. will also be participating with W Company, 1st Aribourne Division (British), who will have British weapons and equipment on display. Gen. George Patton is rumored to be stopping by for a formal inspection of the camps as well.
Sponsor: HEARTS Veterans Museum
Date: 20-22 March 2015
Venue: Huntsville, Texas
Muster Day 2015
Living history exhibits, historic weapons firing demos, military vehicle rides, historic and current military vehicle and aircraft displays, and 36th Division band concert. recreating the battle of Montelimar in September 1944, when the 36th Infantry Division almost cut off the retreat of the German 19th Army following the invasion of Southern France. This will be a vehicle heavy event. Besides the museum's Sherman tank, M3 halftrack and Hetzer, there will be a Stug III, German halftrack, M8 Armored Car, M5 Stuart Tank, and an additional Sherman Tank. Pre-Registration required. Photo ID required for admission to Camp Mabry. Contact the Texas Military Forces Museum at (512) 782-5770 or email Jeffrey Hunt, Museum Director.
Sponsor: Texas Military Forces Museum
Date: 18-19 April 2015
Venue: Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas
17th Annual Salute to the Armed Forces
This year’s event has been expanded to three days and will feature the travelling replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall and its accompanying Cost of Freedom Tribute. At 80% the size of the original wall in our nation’s capital, this replica contains every name engraved on the original. The purpose of this annual event is to pay tribute to all branches and all eras of service to our country.
The Patriot Train departs at 10am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm each day for a short, (approximately 1-hour) roundtrip run to the Jarvis Wye and back.
Lone Star Premium Price - $30 for adults, $20 for children 2-12 (children under age 2 ride for free!) and $27 for seniors.
Standard Price - $20 for adults, $15 for children 2-12 (children under age 2 ride for free!) and $18 for seniors. We want to honor those who have served or are currently serving in the military with a FREE ride on this special train that will be decked out in red, white and blue!
*Offer extends to military members only with valid ID. Does not include other family or dependent IDs.
Sponsor: Texas State Railroad State Historic Park
Date: 22-24 May 2015
Venue: Palestine, Texas
Camp Hearne invites WWII reenactors to join them in a special event to enrich our visitors' museum experience. Wearing the uniforms and carrying the equipment of both the Allied and Axis forces, they share their knowledge about the day-to-day lives of military men and women and the broader lessons of WWII.
Sponsor: Camp Hearne
Date: 6 June 2015
Venue: Camp Hearne, Hearne, Texas
March on Rome
March on Rome is a tactical battle replicating the Cassino-Anzio Campaign along Highway 6 to Rome. The tactical is held at Fort Stanton, New Mexico which presents challenging terrain similar to southern Italy. The event consists of two private tactical battles on Friday and Saturday and a public battle Friday evening. Visit http://www.marchonrome.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Sponsor: March On Rome Organization
Date: 24-27 July 2015
Venue: New Mexico
Waxahachie WWII Weekend
1940s and WWII event in and around Waxahachie Town Square. Reenacted battles for train depot and bridge as well as Allied and Axis camps. See Event Flier for more details. For additional information visit the Waxahachie WWII Weekend Yahoo! Group or email Peter Bronikonski
Sponsor: City of Waxahachie
Date: 13-15 November 2015
Venue: Waxahachie, Texas