Event CalendarGeorge Ranch WWII Living History Days
This event will feature both the life of a soldier in Europe during WWII, and the American home front. This event is open to all Living History/Re-enactor groups related to 1930’s-1940’s, both military and home front.
Sponsor: George Ranch
Date: 25 - 26 January 2019
Venue: Richmond, Texas
Come explore WWI – WWII Military History Displays, vehicles and the only authentic WWI trench in Texas! On Saturday, you will witness the roar of tanks during our WWII Battle reenactment. Then come back to see the AEF go “Over the Top” in a WWI trench battle!
Sponsor: Museum of the American GI Open House
Date: 23 - 24 March 2019
Venue: College Station, Texas
Living history exhibits, historic weapons firing demos, military vehicle rides, historic and current military vehicle and aircraft displays. 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.
Sponsor: Texas Military Forces Museum
Date: April 2019 (TBD)
Venue: Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas
Public display of paratrooper equipment, including weapons, radios, jeeps, and a fully packed T-5 parachute. Static and flying displays of WWII era aircraft will also be available.
Sponsor: City of Corsicana
Date: 11 May 2019
Venue: Corsicana, Texas
Public display showcasing life in a paratrooper camp on Membury Airfield prior to the big jump on June 5th, 1944. Displays will include weapons used by paratroopers, radios, jeeps, and a fully packed T-5 parachute. Open fields surrounding the museum provide the unit with an opportunity to train in small unit tactics.
Sponsor: Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum
Date: September 2019 (TBD)
Venue: Greenville, Texas
It’s cannon time! The Fort Bend History Association is proud to present the 35th annual Texian Market Days festival, held at the George Ranch Historical Park. Bring the whole family to discover more than 150 years of Texas history! Enjoy hands-on activities, battle re-enactments, live entertainment, first-person costumed interpreters, historic home tours, games, cowboys, vintage vehicles, food, craft vendors and more. Texian Market Days is our biggest living history event of the year — you don’t want to miss it!
Sponsor: George Ranch Historical Park
Date: 25 - 26 October 2019
Venue: Richmond, TX
WWII event in and around Waxahachie Town Square. Axis and Allied camps and equipment will be on display as well as a large re-enacted battle for the train depot and bridge Saturday afternoon. For more information visit the Waxahachie Veterans Weekend on Facebook.
Sponsor: Waxahachie Veterans Weekend
Date: 09 - 10 November 2019
Venue: Waxahachie, Texas
Please note that these dates are subject to change, all changes will be posted to our Facebook page and/or calendar prior to the event. Events may be added/dropped depending on host venue. For past events, please visit our scrapbook page.
We are always looking for new events, if you would like Able Company to attend a WWII themed event, please email us the dates, details and location to firstname.lastname@example.org.