The 42nd Annual Battle of Olustee starts on Friday morning February 16 at 9:00 am with School Kids Day.
Friday, February 16th, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Registration. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER UPON ARRIVAL. Your returned preregistration forms are used only for planning. When you arrive, you must register, sign waivers, and pick up parking cards.
8:00 a.m. Back Gate (250-A) opens.
8:30 a.m. Colors on Museum/Monument Field. The day's announcements, schedule changes, messages, etc., will be made at this time. Early arrivals are expected to attend at this time.
8:45 a.m. Wreath Laying
9:00 a.m. Civil War Memorial Service at Oaklawn Cemetery, Lake City, on W. Franklin Street (off 41 N)
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Tours and medical demonstrations for school children and groups. Anyone who can help with school children and all Medical Units are asked to assist with either 10-minute living history presentations or as group guides.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Educational Exhibits and Programs under the Ball tent.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Entertainment, arts, crafts and food booths in Lake City with opening ceremonies at noon.
All Day Reenactor only campaign
8:00 p.m. Artillery night firing at Artillery Demonstration Field, across from the museum. (Cannons to be inspected before firing. Viewers must stay outside fence.)
8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Old Fashioned Barn Dance and dance instruction under the Ball Tent! Open to all participants. Period attire is not required.
12:00 p.m. Quiet Time - All generators off!