This is an World War Two, Historical Reenactment Society event. ALL participating reenacters will abide by the WWII HRS by-laws, Safety and Authenticity Standards. You should review these items at the HRS website at: Worldwartwohrs.org
In addition to the HRS Safety/Authenticity by-laws, are the "House Rules" which are written on page three, please go over these before coming to the event.
If you do not agree with any of it, please stay home, arguing with event staff will only get you escorted off the premises.
All recognized reenactment groups/societies welcomed, but again you must follow HRS S&A standards PERIOD.
Hours of Operation
-Thursday Sept. 19: 8am Gates open for setup
-Friday Sept. 20: 9:45-2:15pm School tours No personal vehicles allowed in Living History Campsite
-Saturday Sept. 21: 11:00am-5:00pm Museum is open to the public
-Sunday Sept. 22: 11:00am-4:00pm Museum is open to the public
-Sunday Sept. 22: 7:00pm Park closes to everyone
Registration will be located at the hospital, we will have signs pointing you in the right direction.
-Thursday 19, 7pm-10pm Gates open for setup at 8am
-Friday 20, 5pm-10pm
-Saturday 22, 7am-10am
Pre-registration can be found at this link Eventbrite
Upon setting foot on Museum/Rockford Park District Property, you are agreeing to abide by house rules, and all HRS safety & authenticity rules and bylaws.
August 24 is the date for the annual site clean up.
Dave Jeglum will be inspecting all participating vehicles for proof of insurance, authenticity, and safety. Dave will going arround doing his inspections during the event, please have the nessesary information in the vehicle.
If you need information on HRS requirements, please read the HRS Authenticity and Safety by-laws. Please see page 5 for additional information.
Looking for units to volunteer to help the WACs with registration. All we need is units to help with registration for one hour or even 30 min, please let me know.
Memorial Hall is a 100 year old Military Museum as well as a large venue for performances. Admission is free and open to the public. Visit their website www.veteransmemorialhall.com
If anyone is portraying a War Photographer or Correspondent is welcome to set up your display with Troy LaFaye, please contact him with any questions firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-registration is now open, please go to Eventbrite to register. If the Society you belong to is not listed, they have not sent us proof of insurance, Midway Village Museum requires all participants to be covered. If your unit is not listed, they may not have registered or confirmed with either Dave Fornell or I.