The Taste of History
MHPG/Sandstone Village Taste of History
Thursday June 15th-Sunday June 18th
For reenactor/vendor/kitchen after hours arrivals, contact:
Jeff Snivley: 330-429-5081
Matt Sternad: 440-231-1662
Joe Fought: 440-281-2210
Thursday June 15th:
12:00: Noon registration opens. Open set up, modern vehicles allowed in camp all day
20:00: Registration closes
Friday June 16th:
08:00: Registration opens. Modern vehicles will be shuttled to parking as soon as set up is complete. Parking is half a mile down the road and within walking distance if you do not want to use the shuttle.
09:00: Local news crews will be on site to advertise and film the set up and event for Saturday
09:00 - 17:00: Public will be free to walk around the camps and observe set up and any interpretation in the period camps.
18:00-19:00: Reenactor only swap meet, blanket sales on parade ground (not open to public).
19:00- Shuttle provided to Amherst downtown area for sponsored re-enactor pub crawl. All participants must be in uniform.
Saturday June 17th:
08:00: Sandstone Village is providing a free breakfast to reenactors and vendors with passes.
8:30: All non period vehicles must be off property
09:00: Event opens to public
09:30: Opening Ceremony
10:00: Firing demos for public start at designated area and are organized starting with the earliest time period to the most modern.
12:00: Field kitchens expected to start serving to public. Some may start earlier if they are ready.
14:00: Firing demos for public start at designated area and are organized starting with the earliest time period to the most modern.
15:50: Presentation meals to be delivered to the gazebo for judging.
16:00: Judging of meals begins
17:00: Gates close.
18:00: Event closes to public, non period vehicles permitted to be loaded in camp, not encouraged to stay in camp.
18:30: Event sponsored beer garden opens to reenactors in uniform and vendors with passes
19:00: USO Swing dance begins. Not open to the public, Reenactors and guests only.
Sunday June 18th
09:00: Site is open to the public, no restrictions on modern vehicles, tear down or movement.
17:00: Site closes