War of 1812 Bicentennial
Events Schedule

Please Note:
Bicentennial anniversary events are shown in yellow.
Speaking engagements (at which we may or may not have items for sale) are shown in green
Classes and workshops (at which we may or may not have items for sale) are shown in blue.
Events that we hope to attend but are awaiting confirmation are marked with an asterisk.

Updated September 4, 2013
More events will be added as they are confirmed - check back regularly!

~ 2013 ~ 2014 ~

2013
January 17 Women in the War of 1812
7:00 p.m. - Burlington, ON, at Ireland House, 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON L7P 5A8. For further information, contact: website: museumsofburlington.com/ireland-house, phone: (905) 332-9888. Summary of this presentation.
January 19 Queen Charlotte's Birthday Ball, Fort York (War of 1812/Regency)
  Toronto, ON. For further information, contact: website: www.fortyork.ca, phone (416) 392-6907 (pre-registration is required).
January 26 City of London Steampunk Gala
  St. Thomas, ON. For further information, contact: email: steampunklondonon@gmail.com, website: www.cityoflondonsteampunk.com/events-and-outings.html, (pre-purchase of tickets is required).
February 1 - 3 Military History Fest 9 (Ancient - 1960)
Pheasant Run Resort and Conference Center in St. Charles, IL (Chicago). For further information, contact: e-mail: reenactorfest@aol.com, website: www.militaryhistoryfest.com.
February 22 - 24 AnachroCon 2013 (Steampunk)
  Atlanta, GA. For further information, contact: website: www.anachrocon.com.
March 2 Walking the Razor's Edge: A Continent in Play - War of 1812 Bicentennial Symposium
  Sheraton Hamilton, Hamilton, ON. For further information, contact: website: livinghistoryconference.com.
March 8 - 10 Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention 2
  Old Tucson , Tucson, AZ. For further information, contact: website: www.wildwildwestcon.com.
March 16 - 17 38th Annual Kalamazoo Living History Show (pre-1890)
  Kalamazoo Fairgrounds, Kalamazoo, MI. For further information, contact: e-mail: klhs@dcwi.com, website: www.kalamazooshow.com, snail mail: Leslie Martin Conwell, Executive Director, Kalamazoo Living History Show, P.O. Box 2214, West Lafayette, IN 47996, phone: (765) 563-6792.
April 6 - 7 Corsetry for Empire (Regency) Clothing (1812)
  Weekend workshop - Hamilton, ON. For further information, contact: e-mail: info@spencersmercantile.com, website: www.spencersmercantile.com.
April 13 - 14 Crown Forces Officer's School and All Units Drill Day (War of 1812), Fort George
  Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. For further information, contact: Fort George: website: www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/on/fortgeorge/index_E.asp, phone: (905) 468-4257.
April 27 Women in the War of 1812
Ogdensburg, NY, at the Fifth Annual War of 1812 Heritage Talks, Freight House Restaurant, 20 Market St, Ogdensburg. NY. Purchase of event pass is required to view this presentation. For further information, contact: website: www.fort1749.org/war-of-1812-lectures. Summary of this presentation.
May 3 - 5 The Siege of Fort Meigs (War of 1812)
  Perrysburg, OH. For further information, contact: Fort Meigs: e-mail: dwoodward@ohiohistory.org, website: www.fortmeigs.org/events, snail mail: Fort Meigs, P.O. Box 3, Perrysburg, OH 43552, phone: 1-800-283-8916 or (419) 874-4121.
May 17 - 19 The Steampunk World's Fair
  Somerset, NJ. For further information, contact: e-mail: steamfairdevelop@gmail.com, website: steampunkworldsfair.com.
May 24 - 26 The Capture of Fort George (War of 1812)
  Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. For further information, contact: Fort George: website: www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/on/fortgeorge/index_E.asp, phone: (905) 468-4257.
May 31 - June 2 Battle of Stoney Creek (War of 1812), Battlefield House Museum and Park
  Stoney Creek, ON. For further information, contact: e-mail: battlefield@hamilton.ca, website: www.battlefieldhouse.ca, snail mail: 77 King Street West, P.O. Box 66561, Stoney Creek, ON L8G 5E5, phone: (905) 662-8458, fax: (905) 662-0529.
June 8 Blood and Bandages - Ancaster Heritage Days (War of 1812)
  Ancaster, ON. For further information, contact: email: ancaster.history@gmail.com, website: ancasterhistory.ca.
June 14 - 16 Fort York Bicentennial Festival (War of 1812)
  Toronto, ON. For further information, contact: email: fortyork@toronto.ca, website: www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/fort-york.htm, snail mail: 250 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto, ON, phone: (416) 392-6907, fax: (416) 392-6917
June 21 - 22 Laura Secord Bicentennial Celebration
  Queenston, ON. For further information, contact: website: www.niagaraparksheritage.com/laura-secord-homestead.
June 22 Steam on Queen, A Steampunk Street Festival, Campbell House Museum
  Toronto, ON. 160 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON. For further information, contact: Adam Smith: email: canadiansteamproductions@gmail.com, website: www.steamonqueen.ca.
June 28 - 30 Tall Ships Hamilton
  Hamilton, ON. For further information, contact: website: www.tourismhamilton.com/bicentennial-1812/signature-events/tall-ships.
July 12 - 14 The Battle of Crysler's Farm (War of 1812)
  Morrisburg, ON. For further information, contact: Robert Irvine: email: bobirvine@cryslersfarm.com, website: www.cryslersfarm.com, snail mail: The Friends of Crysler's Farm, c/o Robert Irvine, 8 Fifth St., Johnstown, 8 Fifth St., Johnstown, ON, K0E 1T0 .
July 25 - 28 Louisbourg 300, Fortress of Louisbourg (1713)
  Louisbourg, NS. For further information, contact: e-mail: louisbourg300@pc.gc.ca, website: www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/ns/louisbourg/activ/louisbourg300.aspx, phone: (902) 733-3501.
August 3 - 4 Battle of Sackets Harbor (War of 1812)
  Sackets Harbor, NY. For further information, contact: e-mail: mail@sacketsharborbattlefield.org, website: www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org, snail mail: Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance, Box 27, Sackets Harbor New York 13685, phone: (315) 646-3634.
August 10 - 11 The Siege of Fort Erie (War of 1812)
  Fort Erie, ON. For further information, contact: Heather Gorman, e-mail: hgorman@niagaraparks.com, website: www.oldforterie.com, snail mail: 350 Lakeshore Rd. Fort Erie, Ontario , phone: (905) 871-0540.
August 30 - September 1 Fair at New Boston (1790-1810), George Rogers Clark Park
Springfield, OH. For further information, contact: email: ratcatcher1@sbcglobal.net, website: www.grcha.org, snail mail: George Rogers Clark Heritage Association, P.O. Box 1251, Springfield, OH 45501, phone: (937) 882-9216.
September 7 Locke Street Festival
  Hamilton, ON. For further information, contact: e-mail: info@lockestreetfestival.com, website: www.lockestreetfestival.com.
September 21 The Boy Scouts Invade Fort George! (1812)
  Butler's Barracks, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. For further information, contact: Fort George: website: www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/on/fortgeorge/index_E.asp, phone: 905-468-4257
October 4 - 6 Battle of the Thames (1812)
  Thamesville, ON. For further information, contact: website: www.battleofthethames.ca.
*October 5 - 6 *Feast of the Hunter's Moon (18th Century)
  Lafayette, IN. For further information, contact: e-mail: feastinfo@tcha.mus.in.us, website: www.tcha.mus.in.us/feast.htm, snail mail: Tippecanoe County Historical Association, 909 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901, phone: (765) 476-8411, fax: (765) 476-8414.
October 11 - 13 Mississinewa 1812
Marion, IN. For further information, contact: e-mail: info@mississinewa1812.com, website: www.mississinewa1812.com, snail mail: 402 South Washington Street, Suite 509, P. O. Box 1812, Marion, IN, 46953, phone: (765) 662-1809 or (800) 822-1812 -- note this 800 number does not work from Canada.
October 31 - November 3 TeslaCon: The Congress of Steam (Steampunk)
  Madison, WI. For further information, contact: email Eric Larson: ericlarson@centurytel.net, website: www.teslacon.com.
November 16 It's Our Birthday! Open House and SALE!
  Hamilton, ON. For further information, contact: e-mail: info@spencersmercantile.com, website: www.spencersmercantile.com/birthday.html, snail mail: 248 Locke Street South, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4B9, phone: (905) 525-6303, fax: (289) 389-8046.
November 23 Historic Merchants' Christmas Gathering - Christmas Market (1700 - 1919)
  Hamilton, ON. For further information, e-mail: historynuts@historicmerchants.com, website: www.historicmerchants.com, snail mail: c/o Spencer's Mercantile, 248 Locke Street South, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4B9, phone: (905) 525-6303, fax: (289) 389-8046.
December 7 - 8 The Frost Fair - Christmas Market (1812), Fort York
  Toronto, ON. For further information, email: fortyork@toronto.ca, website: www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/christmas-events/index.htm, snail mail: 250 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto, ON, phone: (416) 392-6907, fax: (416) 392-6917
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2014
*January TBA *Queen Charlotte's Birthday Ball, Fort York
  Toronto, ON. For further information, contact: website: www.fortyork.ca, phone (416) 392-6907 (pre-registration is required).
*january TBA *City of London Steampunk Gala
St. Thomas, ON. For further information, contact: email: steampunklondonon@gmail.com, website: www.cityoflondonsteampunk.com/events-and-outings.html, (pre-purchase of tickets is required).
*February 1 - 3 *Military History Fest 10 (Ancient - 1960)
Pheasant Run Resort and Conference Center in St. Charles, IL (Chicago). For further information, contact: e-mail: reenactorfest@aol.com, website: www.militaryhistoryfest.com.
*March 15 - 16 *38th Annual Kalamazoo Living History Show (pre-1890)
  Kalamazoo Fairgrounds, Kalamazoo, MI. For further information, contact: e-mail: klhs@dcwi.com, website: www.kalamazooshow.com, snail mail: Leslie Martin Conwell, Executive Director, Kalamazoo Living History Show, P.O. Box 2214, West Lafayette, IN 47996, phone: (765) 563-6792.
March 25 Marching Through Time: Living History Symposium 2014
  London, ON. For further information, contact: website: livinghistoryconference.com.
April TBA Crown Forces Officer's School and All Units Drill Day (War of 1812), Fort George
  Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. For further information, contact: Fort George: website: www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/on/fortgeorge/index_E.asp, phone: (905) 468-4257.
May 3 - 4 The Battle of Longwoods (War of 1812), Longwoods Conservation Area
  Delaware, ON (just outside London). For further information, contact: Brad Stott, email: brad@vbands.com, website: www.royal-scots.com,or Longwoods Road Conservation Area website: www.lowerthames-conservation.on.ca/LongwoodsRoadCA.htm, phone: (519) 264-2420.
*June 6 - 8 *Battle of Stoney Creek (War of 1812), Battlefield House Museum and Park
  Stoney Creek, ON. For further information, contact: e-mail: battlefield@hamilton.ca, website: www.battlefieldhouse.ca, snail mail: 77 King Street West, P.O. Box 66561, Stoney Creek, ON L8G 5E5, phone: (905) 662-8458, fax: (905) 662-0529.
*August 2 - 3 *Military Heritage Timeline (Roman - Present), Fort Malden National Historic Site
  Amherstburg, ON. For further information, contact: e-mail: ont.fort-malden @pc.gc.ca, website: www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/on/malden/index_e.asp, snail mail: PO Box 38, 100 Laird Avenue,Amherstburg, ON N9V 2Z2, phone: (519) 736-5416, fax: (519) 736-6603.
August 9 - 10 The Siege of Fort Erie (War of 1812)
  Fort Erie, ON. For further information, contact: Heather Gorman, e-mail: hgorman@niagaraparks.com, website: www.oldforterie.com, snail mail: 350 Lakeshore Rd. Fort Erie, Ontario , phone: (905) 871-0540.
*September 6 - 7 *Fair at New Boston (1790-1810), George Rogers Clark Park
Springfield, OH. For further information, contact: email: ratcatcher1@sbcglobal.net, website: www.grcha.org, snail mail: George Rogers Clark Heritage Association, P.O. Box 1251, Springfield, OH 45501, phone: (937) 882-9216.
September 13 Locke Street Festival
  Hamilton, ON. For further information, contact: e-mail: info@lockestreetfestival.com, website: www.lockestreetfestival.com.
*October 4 - 5 *Feast of the Hunter's Moon (18th Century)
  Lafayette, IN. For further information, contact: e-mail: feastinfo@tcha.mus.in.us, website: www.tcha.mus.in.us/feast.htm, snail mail: Tippecanoe County Historical Association, 909 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901, phone: (765) 476-8411, fax: (765) 476-8414.
*October 11 - 12 *Mississinewa 1812
Marion, IN. For further information, contact: e-mail: info@mississinewa1812.com, website: www.mississinewa1812.com, snail mail: 402 South Washington Street, Suite 509, P. O. Box 1812, Marion, IN, 46953, phone: (765) 662-1809 or (800) 822-1812 -- note this 800 number does not work from Canada.
December 6 Historic Merchants' Christmas Gathering - Christmas Market (1700 - 1919)
  Hamilton, ON. For further information, e-mail: historynuts@historicmerchants.com, website: www.historicmerchants.com, snail mail: c/o Spencer's Mercantile, 233 Locke Street South, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4B8, phone: (905) 525-6303, fax: (289) 389-8046.
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If you know of an event that you think that we should attend, please Contact Us about it!
We're always eager to find out about new things that are going on.

**Please note that only events in which we are participating can be included in this listing. **

Events that we'd love to support but cannot attend are posted on our Links page.

Note: Events marked with an asterisk (*) are events to which we have applied but are still waiting to hear from the jury as to whether or not we have been accepted. This information will be updated as we hear back from events.

Other events may be added as well, so check back with us regularly!

 

 


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