Events

Schedule for 2018  

Events and activities are free unless otherwise noted. Details for specific events will be posted as they develop.  Please sign up for our email mailing list to insure that you are notified of all event details.

February 3 – Volunteer Open House

Time:  10 AM – 2 PM

FoWB volunteer interpreter and Ground Force volunteers will be available at Ellwood Manor to visit with prospective volunteers.  Please stop by if you would like to learn more about the exciting volunteer opportunities at Ellwood and with FoWB!

March 31 – Ellwood Manor Opens for the 2018 Season

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

The manor house will be open for guided tours provided by trained FoWB volunteer interpreters.  Ellwood is open on a seasonal schedule. Click Here for the detailed schedule.

April 7 – Park Day

Time: Morning

FoWB will once again be sponsoring the CWT annual Park Day event on the Wilderness Battlefield and other area locations.  Volunteers of all ages are welcome to assist us in our efforts to clean up the Park and perform other maintenance tasks. More details to follow.

May 5 and 6 – Battle of the Wilderness Anniversary Events

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

Join us at Ellwood for two days of living history events commemorating the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of the Wilderness. More details to follow.

May 12 and 13 – Mothers Day Weekend

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

Stop by Ellwood Manor to help us celebrate Mothers Day Weekend!  FoWB volunteers in oeriod attire will read letters from Civil War soldiers written to their mothers.  More details to follow.

June 2 and 3 – Anniversary of Lafayette Camping at Ellwood in 1771 

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

Living history reenactors and speakers will discuss Revolutionary War activity on the Ellwood property. More details to follow.

June 16 and 17  – Confederate HQ and Medical Living History Event

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

Living history reenactors will be camping at Ellwood for the weekend. They will be on hand during the day to visit with guests. More details to follow.

September 30  – Taming the Wilderness

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

Artisans will be on the grounds at Ellwood to demonstrate crafts and building techniques from the 18th century. More details to follow.