Upcoming Events


11-13 January 2019

Bathelémont: American Baptism of Fire - Newville, PA (private event):
36-hour, full-immersion weekend with a primary focus on daily trench duties, work parties, and living history activities. This year's annual winter event will focus on the US 1st Infantry Division’s first taste of action while posted in the French sector near Lorraine in November 1917. US forces will be integrated in the line and participating in joint operations with their French and British allies.






12-14 April 2019

GWA Spring Tactical Event (non-public) - Newville, PA (private event)
48-hour, full-immersion weekend with trench duties, work parties, living history activities and combat operations.










TBD May 2019

Army Heritage Days - Army Heritage Education Center (AHEC), Carlisle, PA (public event):
Living history timeline event where members will display arms, equipment and uniforms, and interact with the public, discussing soldier life, weaponry and equipment, and the French army in the First World War. This is one of the largest attended public events in the nation, offering an unbeatable opportunity to engage in discussions about the French army and the Great War.









14-15 September 2019

Governor’s Island WWI Weekend - Governor’s Island, New York, NY (public event):
Living history timeline event where members will display arms, equipment and uniforms, and interact with the public, discussing soldier life, weaponry and equipment, and the French army in the First World War.









20-22 September 2019

Off to War: August 1914 - New Windsor, MD (private event)
The much-praised 1914 tactical event returns in 2018! This will be a combat tactical event, with open-air bivouacing, and foot-and-arms drill. This one is unlike any other Great War event out there.









TBD October 2019

Great War Day - Fort Mott, Pennsville, NJ (public event):
Living history event where members will display arms, equipment and uniforms, and interact with the public, discussing soldier life, weaponry and equipment, and the French army in the First World War.









8-10 November 2019

GWA Fall Tactical Event (non-public) - Newville, PA (private event)
48-hour, full-immersion weekend with trench duties, work parties, living history activities and combat operations.










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