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National Park Service Salem Maritime Festival, Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August 2016

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the National Park Service’s Salem Maritime Festival on Saturday 6 August 2016 in Salem, Massachusetts.  (The Festival is back to being a full-weekend event, … Continue reading

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Strawbery Banke American Lives timeline event, Saturday 2 July 2016

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the Strawbery Banke Museum’s American Lives:  A Timeline of Historical Reenactors on Saturday 2 July 2016 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  The museum has very … Continue reading

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Living History at the Pequot Museum, Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June 2016

The Salem Trayned Band will participate in the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center‘s 17th Century Encampment event on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June 2016 at the museum’s Mashantucket, Connecticut, location (warning:  the museum’s site says that “GPS directions … Continue reading

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June Day Parade, Boston, Monday 6 June 2016

The Salem Trayned Band will march in the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts’ June Day parade on Monday 6 June 2016, in downtown Boston.  This annual event, held on the first Monday in June, recreates the Ancient and … Continue reading

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Demonstration at ConBust ’16

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate pike drill and offer a pike-drill workshop at Smith College’s ConBust ’16, on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 12:00 noon on Seelye Lawn.  In addition, we have members involved in programming throughout the day, … Continue reading

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America’s Hometown Thanksgiving, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Saturday 21 November 2015

We will participate in America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Saturday 21 November 2015.  We’ll march in the parade, starting at 10:30 am, and will give a drill demonstration in the Portal to the Past historic village at 1:00 … Continue reading

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National Park Service Salem Maritime Festival, Saturday 1 August 2015

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the National Park Service’s Salem Maritime Festival from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday 1 August 2015 in Salem, Massachusetts.  Look for a … Continue reading

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Strawbery Banke American Celebration, Saturday 4 July 2015

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the Strawbery Banke Museum’s An American Celebration on Saturday 4 July 2015 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  Our friends The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers will also … Continue reading

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Living History at the Pequot Museum, Friday 26 and Saturday 27 June 2015

The Salem Trayned Band will participate in the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center‘s Living History:  17th Century Encampment event on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 June 2015 at the museum’s Mashantucket, Connecticut, location (warning:  the museum’s site says that … Continue reading

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June Day Parade, Boston, Monday 1 June 2015

The Salem Trayned Band will march in the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts’ June Day parade on Monday 1 June 2015, in downtown Boston.  This annual event, held on the first Monday in June, recreates the Ancient and … Continue reading

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