GREEN SPRINGS - Stemtown Historical Society, sponsored by Elmwood Centers, is to present Civil War Days at The Springs Saturday and Sunday. The activities run 8:15 a.m. until dark both days at various sites in Green Springs.
Throughout the weekend, the Heritage Minstrels are to play, and the Old Time Bathhouse is to be open next to The Springs.
Civil War-era games are to be offered all day for kids of all ages.
Stemtown Museum is to be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Children are to get a preview of the festival during School Days 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday. Green Springs Elementary fifth-grade and home school students also are welcome.
Re-enactors and vendors are welcome to set up camp at 3:30 p.m. Registration for campers begins at 8 p.m. at Woodpeckers Cottage.
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8 a.m. Flag-raising ceremony near Woodpeckers Cottage, followed by officers' meeting.
9 a.m. Gates open to the public and registration takes place at Woodpeckers Cottage.
12:30 p.m. Ladies Victorian Tea in the Atrium. Cost is $3; bring your own cup. Carol Baker is to portray Mary Edwards Walker.
1 p.m. Vintage Base Ball game between the Spiegel Grove Squires and The Stemtown Stinkers.
2:15 p.m. Civil War veterans tribute in Green Springs Village Cemetery.
3 p.m. Formation for Battle of Gray Goose Creek.
3:30 p.m. Civil War Battle of Gray Goose Creek.
4:30 p.m. Pie contest and auction, featuring Fred Wolfe. Categories include fruit pies and "your favorite recipe."
5:30 p.m. Dinner at Woodpeckers Cottage.
7 p.m. Civil War Ball in front of Woodpeckers Cottage featuring Inheritance.
9 p.m. Lantern tours.
9:45 p.m. Artillery night firing.
8-9 a.m. Breakfast.
9 a.m. Camp opens to public.
10 a.m. Community church service at the fountain.
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Buggy rides from Lil Bit Country Carriage Service, $2.
11 a.m. Elmwood residents tea in the atrium.
1 p.m. Peter D'Onofrio to speak about Civil War medicine in front of Woodpeckers Cottage.
1 p.m. Officers' meeting.
1:30 p.m. Formation of troops.
2 p.m. Civil War battle of Gray Goose Creek.
3 p.m. Flag-lowering and closing ceremony.