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Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day

March 26 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day, an annual springtime event for the entire family, is Saturday, March 26 at the New Bern Battlefield Park. A day full of learning activities, period games and living history, it is held annually at the Park, which has been extensively upgraded by the New Bern Historical Society. The event is open to guests of all ages, with special activities for children 6-12 years old. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. with activities from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm.

Guests will be greeted by re-enactors from the 5th and 7th North Carolina Regiments. The event kicks off with a delicious commissary lunch for all guests. The newly enlisted recruits participate in practice drills, Civil War period camp activities, crafts, and games. Adults and teens will enjoy living history presentations and a walking tour of the battlefield. There will be hands-on displays for the entire family. The day’s activities will conclude with an exciting mock battle reenactment that includes the children and an exciting artillery live fire demonstration.

Registration opens February 1. Cost is $10 for the first family member, plus $5 for each additional adult or child, with a $20 maximum for a family. Special price for active-duty military and families qualifying for free/reduced school lunch program: $5 for each family member; family max $10. For more information or to register: New Bern Historical Society – 252.638.8558 www.newbernhistorical.org