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    7th Annual Civil War Weekend
    September 16, 2015 9:25 am  
    7th Annual Civil War Weekend

    7th Annual Civil War Weekend will takes place at the Islip Grange located in Sayville at Broadway Ave, and Montauk Hwy.

    Please call 631-838-8028 for more details or visit our websites at www.FriendsOfTheGrange.com & www.NewYorkCivilWar.com

    Admission & Parking are FREE for the entire weekend.

    Saturday’s PIG ROAST is $35 (per person) to participate

    Friday September 18
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    MOVIE NIGHT – Under the Stars will feature “GETTYSBURG” Movie starts at 7:00 PM

    Please bring lawn chairs & friends; Free Popcorn with ticket! Beverages will be available.

    Tickets are available from participating merchants down town Sayville, the Sayville Public Library, the museum at Brookwood Hall in Islip, the Sayville Chamber of Commerce, Sayville Rotary, Sayville Historical Society, or visit the Friends of the Grange booth for free tickets with membership.

    Also visit www.FriendsOfTheGrange.com
    Featured Guest Appearance

    http://www.sayville.com/news/images15/civil-ticket1.jpgPatrick Falci – the actor who played the part of General A.P. Hill in the film Gettysburg will be supporting “Friends of the Grange!“

    Mr Falci will be making a featured guest appearance at the Grange on September 18.

    * Mr. Falci will be on sight starting around 6pm.

    * At 6:30pm he will be sharing some interesting and entertaining stories behind the making of the film.

    This is a great opportunity for you, your family and your friends to meet & greet the famous General A.P Hill as portrayed by Mr. Patrick Falci. A professional photographer (Spelman Photography Studio) will be available on sight.
    Saturday, September 19 – 10 AM – 5 PM

    WATCH AN ACTION PACKED REENACTMENT OF THE CIVIL WAR!

    Interact with the soldiers and learn about life in the 19th century.

    See Camp Life, a Civil War Cannon and Weapons Demonstration!

    EXPLORE HISTORIC BUILDINGS
    HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN WEARING 19TH CENTURY CLOTHING
    WATCH LOCAL ARTISTS PAINT THE SCENE AT THE GRANGE LIVE
    ENJOY BUILDING WOODEN TOYS, AS WE REBUILD THE GRANGE
    LIVE BAND & ENTERTAINMENT ALL DAY LONG!

    KICK OFF PARTY & PIG ROAST! Feasting begins at 5:00 PM.

    $ 35 Per Person – OR – Free for FRIENDS OF THE GRANGE members

    Old Westbury Civil War Band will be the musical entertainment during the Pig Roast!

    Special thank you to Lynda Moran, Islip Arts Council for making this happen!

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    The Old Bethpage Village Brass Band recreates a village brass ensemble of the 1840’s to 1860’s performing music from authentic nineteenth century sources. The variety of music performed demonstrates the versatility of the period brass band with patriotic, martial, social, popular and classical music. The band’s instrumentation of restored antique instruments is typical of the rural bands of the period. No woodwinds are used, and the horns have upright bells rather than the over-the-shoulder design preferred by Civil War military bands. Most utilize rotary valves, which are less responsive and much nosier than modern piston valves. Many mid-nineteenth century brass bands were attached to local militia units. In 1836, a brass band was organized and attached to the Hempstead Light Guards, a volunteer light infantry company then in its infancy. Like the citizen soldiers of the militia, they were partly military, but on the whole should be considered civilian bands. They participated in all local parades, drills and ceremonies and also gave concerts. At times the entire band marched off to war supporting the local militia. After a long tenure by Dr. Kirby Jolly, Edward Albinski now directs the band. It performs in many Village activities, and also performs in ceremonies, Civil War encampments and concerts throughout the metropolitan area.
    Sunday, September 20 – 10 AM – 3 PM

    Watch the Battle Between Blue and Gray!

    The 67th New York Volunteer Infantry (The First Long Island Volunteers)

    With help from:

    Co. C. The 9th Virginia
    Co. B. The 30th Virginia
    Co. H. The 14th Brooklyn
    The 10th New York Cavalry
    The 6th New York Independent Battery
    The Sons and Daughters of Union Veterans

    Event Sponsored by:

    The John C. Dunphy Private Foundation
    The Town of Islip
    The Islip Arts Council
    The Josephine Foundation
    Spelman Studios Photography and Video
    By a Thread Corp.
    Home Depot
    The Sayville Rotary Club
    The Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce

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