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Watch City Steampunk Festival, Waltham, Massachusetts, Saturday 9 May 2015

We will participate in the Watch City Steampunk Festival in Waltham, Massachusetts, on Saturday 9 May 2015.  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 ’15

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 ’15, on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm in Seelye Hall room 312.  In addition, we’ll appear as … Continue reading

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The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers’ Returning Heroes Ball, Saturday 21 March 2015

Our good friends The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers are hosting the Returning Heroes Ball on Saturday 21 May 2015 at 7:00 pm in Holliston Town Hall.  There will be set dances and couple dances, and several of the Zouaves will be … Continue reading

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Georges Island Civil War Ball demonstration, Sunday 20 July 2014

Here’s another Commonwealth Vintage Dancers event:  On Sunday 20 July 2014 at 12:00 noon, CVD will do a Civil War Ball demonstration on Georges Island in Boston Harbor, as part of a day of Civil War-themed events (see their on-line … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Civil War Ball, Saturday 21 June 2014

Our good friends The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers are hosting The Commonwealth Civil War Ball on Saturday 21 June 2014 at 7:00 pm in Nevins Hall, inside Framingham’s Memorial Building.  There will be set dances and couple dances, and a pre-ball … Continue reading

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Lynn Civil War Sesquicentennial Living History Encampment, Saturday 31 May and Sunday 1 June 2014

The Salem Zouaves will participate in a living-history encampment as part of the city of Lynn’s Civil War Sesquicentennial programs.  The encampment will take place on Saturday 31 May and Sunday 1 June on Lynn Common.  Saturday’s program will be … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Parades, Monday 26 May 2014

The Salem Light Infantry (Salem Zouaves), as is our annual custom, will march in the Nahant and Lynn Memorial Day parades on Monday 26 May 2014.  The Nahant parade steps off at 9:00 am, and the Lynn parade steps off … Continue reading

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Minuteman National Historical Park Armed Forces Day, Saturday 17 May 2014

The Salem Zouaves will teach our Civil War-era manual-of-arms and bayonet drills at Minuteman National Historical Park in Lexington, Massachusetts on Armed Forces Day, Saturday 17 May 2014.  The event, Muskets, Pikes, Bayonets and Beyond, will take place at the … Continue reading

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Minuteman National Historical Park Patriot’s Day Parade, Monday 21 April 2014

The Salem Zouaves will march in this year’s Patriot’s Day parade at Minuteman National Historical Park in Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts on Monday 21 April 2014.  (The original Zouaves were among the “Minutemen of ’61” at the start of the … Continue reading

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Demonstration at ConBust ’14

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 ’14, on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm in Seelye Hall room 312.  In addition, we’ll appear as … Continue reading

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