Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce


Bainbridge Historical Days and Labor Day Festivities

August 30th through September 1st, 1996

Presented by the Bainbridge Merchant Committee

Friday Night, August 30th

bullet7:00 PM Civil War Encampment at Benson Field
bullet7:00 PM Lincoln Speech, Village park
bullet7:00 PM St. Peter's Church - Pie Social
bullet7:10 PM Old Time Band

Saturday, August 31st

bullet9:00 - 5:00 Bob Caffee's Civil War Era train display, featuring the Village of Bainbridge 1863; at the Village Town Hall
bullet9:00 - 12:00 noon WCDO's own Greg Davie; at NBT
bullet10:00 - 4:00 pm Pony & Wagon rides by Dave and Karen Neff (donations); at Scoville Meno
bullet11:00 - 1:30 pm Soup Kitchen; at Methodist Church, Main Street
bullet12:00 - 3:00 pm Truman House historical society tea party; President Linconl will attend; on Main street between Methodist Church and Bainbridge Pharmacy. In case of rain, this will be held in the Bainbridge Town Hall.
bullet12:00 - 4:00 pm Chicken Barbeque; at Bainbridge Fire Station
bullet1:00 pm Country Line Dance Demonstration; in Village Park
bullet1:00 pm Civil War Skirmish; at Benson Field
bullet1:45 pm Hospital Camp Demonstration of Amputation of an arm.
bullet3:30 till ? A live Civil War Wedding (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC); at Village Park Gazebo. Private reception to follow.
bullet7:00 pm Come and see Lincoln at the Jericho Tavern
bullet7:00 - 1-:30 pm Bainbridge's own Stacy Barnard. Come and join in the Block Dance Fun. Food stands available.
bullet7:45 pm Lincoln escorted from Jericho to the Town Hall Theatre.
bullet8:00 pm Out of the Woodwork Players present: "Voices from the Past"

Sunday, September 1st

bullet9:00 am Church Services
bullet12:00 noon John Wilkes Booth (pursuit and capture)
bullet12:00 to 5:00 pm flea market, crafters & demonstrators; Village Park and in town
bullet1:00 pm Dancing Performance by the Dance Art Studio; in Village Park
bullet1:00 to 5:00 pm Bob Caffee's Civil war era train display - featuring the Village of Bainbridge era 1863.
bullet1:00 to 5:00 pm Algonquin Antique Car Club; Village parking lot
bullet1:00 to 5:00 pm Car Hop "Live DJ" Dick Talbert; at Bob's Diner
bullet2:00 pm Civil War skirmish; at Benson Field

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