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Watch City Steampunk Festival, Waltham, Massachusetts, Saturday 12 May 2018

We will participate in the Watch City Steampunk Festival in Waltham, Massachusetts, on Saturday 12 May 2018.  We’ll be set up on the front lawn of the Waltham Public Library all day on Saturday, and we’ll give periodic demonstrations of … Continue reading

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Demonstration at ConBust ’18

The Salem Zouaves will demonstrate manual-of-arms and bayonet drills on video, and broom drill—an actual period practice—live, at Smith College’s ConBust ’18, on Sunday, March 25, 2018 (short notice, I know) at 12:00 noon in Seelye Hall room 106.  In … Continue reading

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The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers’ Returning Heroes Ball, Saturday 17 March 2018

Our good friends The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers are hosting the Returning Heroes Ball on Saturday 17 March 2018 (apologies for the very short notice) at 7:00 pm in Holliston Town Hall. There will be set dances and couple dances, and … Continue reading

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Demonstration at Arisia ’18

The Salem Zouaves will demonstrate manual-of-arms drill for the rifled musket, bayonet-fencing drill, and saber drill at Arisia ’18, on Sunday 14 January 2017 at 10:30 am in the Otis conference room.  A few of our members will also be … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Parades, Monday 29 May 2017

The Salem Light Infantry (Salem Zouaves), as is our annual custom, will march in the Nahant and Lynn Memorial Day parades on Monday 30 May 2016.  The Nahant parade steps off at 9:30 am, and the Lynn parade steps off … Continue reading

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Watch City Steampunk Festival, Waltham, Massachusetts, Saturday 13 May 2017

We will participate in the Watch City Steampunk Festival in Waltham, Massachusetts, on Saturday 13 May 2017.  We’ll be set up on the front lawn of the Waltham Public Library all day on Saturday, and we’ll give periodic demonstrations of … Continue reading

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Demonstration at ConBust ’17

The Salem Zouaves will demonstrate manual-of-arms and bayonet drills on video, and broom drill—an actual period practice—live, at Smith College’s ConBust ’17, on Saturday, March 25, 2017 (short notice, I know) at 11:00 am in Seelye Hall room 312.  In addition, … Continue reading

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The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers’ Returning Heroes Ball, Saturday 18 March 2017

Our good friends The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers are hosting the Returning Heroes Ball on Saturday 18 March 2017 (apologies for the short notice) at 7:00 pm in Holliston Town Hall. There will be set dances and couple dances, and several … Continue reading

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Demonstration at Arisia ’17

The Salem Zouaves will demonstrate manual-of-arms drill for the rifled musket and bayonet-fencing drill at Arisia ’17, on Saturday 14 January 2017 at 4:00 pm in the Commonwealth Ballroom.  A few of our members will also be sitting on panels … Continue reading

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Lynn Civil War Living History Encampment, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June 2016

The Salem Zouaves will participate in a living-history encampment as part of the city of Lynn’s Civil War programs.  The encampment will take place on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June on Lynn Common.  Saturday’s program will be followed by … Continue reading

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