Re-enactors will gather for a timeline event at the Racine County Fairgrounds the weekend of Oct. 8-9.

Visitors to the Half Point Historical Re-enactment will see many eras portrayed in period costume. Visit with a ‘courier du Bois’ from 1750. Homemaking skills from the 18th and 19th centuries will feature spinning, weaving, bobbin lace and cooking skills.

Cannon-fire demonstrations will be provided by Cushing’s Battery A. There will be a World War II display of a working field telephone as well, an Army chaplain’s tent providing a glimpse into the life of a soldier from that era, complete with music from the 40s. Woodworkers, a toy maker and a blacksmith will explain their craft. The intricate fashions of the Civil War will be on display.

Public visiting hours are Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp is located adjacent to the Case Implement lot on the fairgrounds. Parking is available. There is no admission fee.

The event is sponsored by the Union Grove Lion’s and Kiwanis Clubs.

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