All programs and events are free unless otherwise posted.
August 25, 2018
Life on Campaign
Summer Artillery Program
Hear the roar of cannon fire! Starr’s Battery will show how artillery regiments loaded and fired during the Civil War. Infantry displays by the 27th NC Co. D will showcase a common soldier’s daily life. Demonstrations will occur throughout the day.10:00-4:00.
September 28-30, 2018
"Two Weeks of Fury" Tour & Symposium
Three-day event featuring presentations and tours by noted historians. Tickets and more information available at fobb.net/2018Symposium
October 20, 2018
Fall Festival and Living History
Bring the family and celebrate fall at Bentonville Battlefield! Activities include hayrides, carnival games based on 19th century games, corn shucking contest, townball (19th century baseball), and more!
Visitors will also learn about 19th century farm life, and the chores that women and children were suddenly responsible to perform. Demonstrations include open hearth cooking, children’s games, spinning, sewing, and more. 10:00- 4:00
December 1, 2018
“A Civil War Christmas”
Holiday Open House
Come celebrate a Civil War Christmas during this Holiday open house event. Costumed interpreters will decorate the kitchen in festive themes using natural materials such as holly, magnolia, fruits, & popcorn strands. Visitors can enjoy cookies and cider while listening to period music. Costumed military interpreters will be available to discuss how the common soldier spent his time on furlough with friends and family. 10:00- 4:00
December 29, 2018
Visitors will get the opportunity to get touchy with items from the 19th century. Interact with interpreters as they perform various 19th Century demonstrations.