Wednesday, February 5, 2014

February 2014 - Military Events

All information taken from other sites.  Please check with event organizer prior to event.

February 7 – 9, 2014, Belleview, Florida - Author Book Signing!

The Southern Outpost Military Vehicle Winter Rally and Swap Meet, sponsored by the First Florida Chapter, MVPA and the Market of Marion.  

Behind the Market of Marion
12888 S.E. US Hwy 441
Belleview, FL.
Just 10 miles south of Ocala, FL.  
For registration forms and more info contact:  Dave Thomas, 352-288-0604, or Charles Craven, 352-245-2208. - Register through the1st Florida MVPA Chapter -

Feb. 28 - March 2, 2014 - Louisville, KY - Ohio Valley Military Society - Show of Shows
Kentucky Exposition Center
South Wing A and the East Hall
I-264: Exit 11 · I-65: Exit 131-B
Louisville, Kentucky

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Feb. 28 - March 2, 2014 - Bushnell, Florida - Dade Battlefield History State Park
WWII Commemorative Weekend  

Join the Dade Battlefield Society in honoring all those who served in the largest conflict in human history. On the site of an actual U. S. Army Signal Corps encampment, this popular event returns for its second year, and will have the following schedule:
Friday, February 28
1300: Registration/ Start Setting Up
1800: Rehearsal of Public Battle
Becky Wanamaker
Saturday, March 1 & Sunday, March 2
0800: Displays completed
0930: Safety and Weapons Inspection

Mandatory rehearsal
1000: Event opens to the public
1015: Raising of The Colors
0830 hours on Saturday, March 1st.
1300: Weapons Demonstrations
1400: Public WWII Reenactment Battle
1600: Closing Ceremony (1500 on Sunday)

Re-enactors and equipment exhibitors receive complimentary admission to the park.

There is a $10 vendor fee and $5 table fee, if needed, for thoseselling items during the event. Participants are expected to remain through 1500 hours on Sunday.
Contact: Jean Creamer
Food, drink, and 1940’s music are on the grounds all day.
USO show and refreshments for participants on Saturday night.
Staying overnight at the park is OK, with both dry camping and a limited number of sites with hookups available upon advance request.


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