The Skirmish Returns to South Jersey After Two-Year Pause, Bringing Outdoor Family-Fun
When: Saturday, June 4, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. ET
Where: Haddonfield New Jersey (Press check-in table outside of Rising Sun Masonic Lodge, 16 Kings Hwy E).
What: The Skirmish, a family-friendly, day-long colonial festival, and reenactment of a historical "skirmish" between the British and colonials that took place in Haddonfield 244 years ago – in June 1778 – is back after a two-year pause!
9 a.m.: Breakfast with the Troops, First Presbyterian Church
10 a.m.: Redcoats begin “looting and pillaging” Haddonfield
11 a.m. Brief clash between Redcoats and Continentals on Kings Highway
2 p.m.: The Skirmish, featuring redcoats on horseback, muskets, and reenactors on Kings Highway
See full schedule for times/locations of family-friendly fun and educational activities including Pony rides, colonial dancing, battle of the brews, history fair, quilt-making workshop with Betsy Ross, yelling contest, sword fighting, blacksmith demo, musical performances, colonial window displays, silversmith demo, and much more.