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Old Bedford Village 2019 Special Events
Hours 9am to 5pm unless stated otherwise. Events and times subject to change. Please call to confirm. Admission charged.

Click here to download a printable 2019 Calendar featuring all of our events!

June 8 - 9
Civil War Reenactment
This year, commemorating the 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam.  Hundreds of troops and horses relive the Civil War. Visit the camps. Battles complete with cannons both days. Spectacular!

June 22 - 23
Wild West Weekend
Back to the days of the old west – gunfights, bank raids and poker games. The “Wild West” never looked so good!

July 27 - 28
Vietnam Education Project
Learn about the American military of the period. Talk with vets. Reenactors, period military vehicle rides.

August 17-18
18th & 19th Century Living History Weekend
Demonstrations and Interpretations of frontier life during the18th and 19th centuries.

August 24-25
Meet the Union Generals. Living History Event
The Confederation of Union Generals & their ladies discuss their lives & the Civil War.

August 31 & September 1
Union Army Camp & Field Weekend
We invite you to join us for a weekend of interpretive living history, as we recreate the raising of Bedford County’s Co’s. D, E., & F., of the 138th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment.  This event will feature a recruiting and training camp, using the U.S. Army Regulations of 1861 and the U.S. Army School of the Soldier tactics being demonstrated according to the original manuals. Camps will feature other U.S. Army departments and functions that would have existed during the time.

Napoleonic Grande Tactique
Infantry and cavalry portray the battles, tactics and life of soldiers of 1800’s Europe. Armies of France and Britain and their allies will be on hand for the event. Don’t miss seeing a different era in reenacting.

October 5 & 12
Murder Mystery Evenings
There’s been a terrible murder in the Village! You are the detective. Interactive. 6 pm to 10 pm. Adults $10, Children $8. Age five and under free. Please bring a flashlight and a pencil.  After a brief orientation, you will be free to interview the suspects in their cabins at your own pace. Please plan to arrive by 7:30 to ensure that you have plenty of time to question all of the suspects and solve the mystery.

Oct. 19-20
Autumn pumpkin festival. Lots of activities for all. Pumpkin carving, scarecrow making, & games. $10, children under 14 free.

December 7 & 14
Candlelit Christmas
Stroll through the Village; enjoy live seasonal music. Hot cider in the tavern. Come celebrate. 5pm to 9pm. Adults $10 children $8, Age 5 & under free. Bring a flashlight.

Old Bedford Village
Bringing you the very best in living history, educational and quality fun family events

Regular Admission rates apply to all events, except as noted.  Events, dates, and times are subject to change, so please call to confirm.  Special activities occur during each event, so please call (814)623-1156 for details.

Evening admission $10.00 all persons. Age 5 and under free.

All reenactment units attending events must carry liability insurance to participate. OBV is a re-enactor friendly site. We expect only the highest standards of authenticity and appropriate behavior.

Old Bedford Village reserves the right to amend this calendar of events as circumstances require.

Old Bedford Village invites you to visit the site of the Bedford County Players for their schedule of upcoming live theater events.

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