JAMESTOWN — Keith Gushard can be reached at 724-6370 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Pymatuning Pioneer & Arts Festival features Civil War, Indian and historical encampments today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pymatuning State Park. Admission is $1 and parking is free. The festival entrance is at the park’s main entrance off Route 322, west of Jamestown.
One of the features of the festival is the 150th Bucktails Civil War encampment with authentic displays, cooking, clothing, music, dancing and camp living during the Civil War era.
The encampment includes a fashion show today from 1 to 1:45 p.m.; children’s activities today from 2:45 to 3:30; and infantry artillery today at noon.
Also, the Cushings/Taylors Battery provides a demonstration of artillery and arms used by Civil War soldiers. This encampment includes costumes, cooking, tools and more used during the Civil War.
There also are Native American re-enactors displaying authentic costumes, housing tools and skills.
Today’s schedule for Pymatuning Pioneer & Arts Festival
Abe Lincoln impersonator (John King)
Missy Clark “Good Wife” — Ongoing encampment activities; visit campsite for colonial demonstrations
Ice cream making and butter churning demonstrations
Native American re-enactors
Kayak, safe paddling presentation — all day
Antique and collectible tractor and equipment display — all day
Boat rides (free to the public) — noon to 3 p.m.
Infantry artillery — noon
Newfoundland water rescue demonstration — 1
Cow milking demonstration — 1
Pie eating contest — 2
Civil War encampment activities
Fashion show — 1 to 1:45
Children’s activities — 2:45 to 3:30
Wrangler Band — noon to 2:30
Helen Hammett — throughout the day