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CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY
DEMONSTRATION

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A “booming event” at the historical movie set!

Saturday Oct. 21 and Sunday Oct. 22

Demonstrations, tours, and excitement scheduled throughout the day.


The Mescal Movie Set and Southwest Living Historical Association are sponsoring a Civil War
event featuring cannons and re-enactors from the 3rd US Artillery and 1st Texas Artillery.  

  • Demonstrations & firing of 19th-century Civil War era armaments.
     

  • Civil War encampment featuring tents, cooking implements, and other daily necessities required
    to keep the soldier in the field. 

     

  • Historical Tours are available that will take you through the world-famous movie set.
     

  • Come hungry!  Food trucks will be available.
     

  • Plus local vendors peddling their western wares!

Saturday Oct. 21,  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Historical Tours: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Artillery Demonstration:  11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM

 

Sunday Oct. 22,  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Historical Tours: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Artillery Demonstration:  11:00 AM, 1:00 PM

The cost is $20/person/day, with children 10 and under free. 

Advanced reservations are advised.

   

Caution:  Cannons will be fired at the event.  People with PTSD symptoms or sensitivities to unexpected sounds may find the event alarming.  Feel free to wear your period outfits; however, guests are not permitted to bring firearms or replicas on set.  Also, no smoking and no pets, please. 

IThe proceeds benefit the renovation of the Mescal Movie Set and support the Southwest Living History Association.

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