2020 CAMP WILDCAT SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, October 16th, 2020
3:00 p.m. Reenactor dinner
5:30 p.m. Registration reopens
10:00 p.m. Registration closes until Saturday (follow signs to set up camp)
Saturday, October 17th, 2020
10:00 a.m. Living History Camps open to the public
10:15 a.m. Officers Call at the Barn
10:45 a.m. Powder rations behind the Barn (must have ticket)
11:00 a.m. President Davis and General Lee at the tent outside the Barn
Noon – Speaker on the life of Father Patrick Murphy by Marty Patterson- bring your food, drinks, and blanket to the cedar tree area to share the time and listen
2:00 p.m. Battle of Camp Wildcat reenacted on original bivouac of Confederate forces
4:30 p.m. Camp closes to the public
6:00 p.m. Reenactor dinner
After dinner – enjoy your campfires and family/friend time while you can.
Sunday, October 18th, 2020
8:30 a.m. Officer’s Call at the Barn
10:00 a.m. Camp opens to the public
10:00 a.m. Period church service at the battlefield area in front of the barn (no guns fired during service)
10:45 a.m. Leave for Memorial Service on the Mountain – drive your own auto
11:00 a.m. Memorial Service at Original Battlefield (two miles away on gravel road)
11:00 a.m. Annual “Swap, Shop and Trade Meet” at the tent on the right side of the Barn
12:30 p.m. Talk to President Davis and General Lee at the tent beside the Barn
2:00 p.m. Battle of London reenactment
4:00 p.m. Camp closes to the public— Last Chance to buy T-Shirts
We all know the differences and difficulties we have had to endure this year. The folks here at Camp Wildcat want to thank you for coming out and being understanding about the changes we have had to make in order to comply with various guidelines this year in order to have this event.
We sincerely hope to be back to semi normal next year.
The third full weekend of October 16-17, 2021 (15th will be school day if we are back to school).
Pre-registration is going to be a MUST for 2021. This means a PAID registration form is sent in for both reenactors AND sutlers PRIOR to October 1, 2021. Sutlers must be approved by staff of Laurel Home Guard prior to October to be allowed to come as we strive to have a variety of quality period goods for purchase. Registration for 2021 opens January 1, 2021.
Please send Paid pre-registrations to: Laurel Home Guard, 90 Deborah Lane, Lily, KY 40740.