Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Adults – $10
Seniors (65+) – $8
Students – $7
Children (12 and under) – $3
Active Military (w/ ID) – FREE
Booth Museum & Bartow History Museum Members – FREE
*Includes admission to Bartow History Museum and Booth Museum.
Held on Saturday, May 3, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Civil War Comes Alive! is a day-long event to celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. Activities will be held at Bartow History Museum, Booth Western Art Museum, and on the Booth Museum festival grounds.
Visitors will be able to experience what life was like on the home front, listen to authentic music, chat with soldiers from the Union and Confederate armies, view Civil War art and artifacts, watch cannon demonstrations, and so much more!
On Friday, May 2 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, a Civil War Comes Alive! School Day will take place. This event is appropiate for Grades 3-12. Special performances are scheduled for 9:30 am, 10:20 am, 11:30 am, and 12:20 pm. Cost is $5.00 for students, $3.00 for adults, and Free for classroom teachers.
Cannon Firing – Artillery demonstration on the Booth Museum North Lawn
At 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm.
Other demonstrations on the Booth Museum festival grounds include: Medical, Blacksmith, Signaling, Infantry camps, Cavalry camp, Sutler and more.