The 2018 Silvershell Encampment in Marion will take place on August 11 and 12, brought to you by the Marion Cultural Council, Fairhaven Village Militia, and the Marion Recreation Department. Demonstrations happen at the Dancing Cat Tavern, and military drills take place in the Parade Grounds Area throughout the day. During the encampment we encourage everyone to talk to the reenactors. They love to share their craft and their knowledge with others.
Saturday, August 11:
10 am – Opening Ceremony – Site opens to public; 11 pm – Butter churning demo (Fairhaven Village Militia); 12 pm – Nooning; 1 pm – Rip shirt demo (13thContinental Regiment); 2 pm – Candle making (Wareham Minutemen & Militia); 5 pm – Site closes to the public.
Sunday, August 12: 10 am – Site opens to public; 11 am – Learn colonial games (Yarmouth Minutemen & Militia); 12 pm – Nooning; 1 pm – Race to Win – Take what you learned at the colonial games demo and compete to win a t-shirt; 3 pm – Encampment ends.