Volunteer Infantry Co. F

Future Events          2019





​February


Saturday,  9,                 Winter Party  Rockford Cabin, 220 North Monroe St. 
                                     3 pm setup; 5 pm happy hour; 6 pm dinner with dancing afterwards
                                     Bring a dish to pass, your own beverage and own table service.              



March


Saturday, 2,  1:30 pm  (Arrive at 1 pm) Ice Cream Social  at Grand Rapids Home for Veterans
                                     Sign in and out at main entrance.

Tuesday, 5, 7 p.m.:      General membership meeting in the “Freedom Room,” 
                                     part of the N.C.O. Club at the 44th ST Armory

Saturday, 16, Noon step off (assemble at 11:15) St. Patrick's Day Parade, Holland MI
                                      Contact Ruben Rodriguez (616) 218-7108

Sat. & Sun. 16-17          Living History Show  2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo MI 9-5
                                       www.kalamazooshow.com


​April


Tuesday, 2 , 7 p.m.:     General membership meeting in the “Freedom Room,” 
                                     part of the N.C.O. Club at the 44th ST Armory


May       

Fri. - Sun., 3-5              Spring Muster (encampment) at Charlton Park. 2545 S. Charlton Park Rd.
                                     Hastings, MI  

​Fri., **  8 am to Afternoon      Day Camp at Wayland Middle School


Tues., 7,  7 pm:           General membership meeting in the “Freedom Room,” 
                                      part of the N.C.O. Club at the 44th ST Armory.

Sat., 11, 2 pm:             Tulip Time Parade, Holland, MI. 1 pm assembly at parking lot of DeVos
                                     Fieldhouse. No firing, so no rounds needed. Contact person: Gary Arndt
                                     garyarndtjr@gmail.com

Fri., **   7:55 am:          Presentation at Byron Center West Middle School. Lunch provided

Sat., 25, 11 am - 4 pm  Day Camp at Charlton Park. (Setup at 10 am)

Mon. 27
            a) 9:30 am (form up)  Memorial ceremony at Cascade Public Library
            b) 12:30 am (line up) Memorial ceremony at Algoma Cemetery, followed by picnic at Dan                                                  Dunn's. Bring a dish to pass

**     **    7:00 pm           Memorial Day Parade, Grand Rapids. Form up at 6:30 on Lyon between                                           Division and Monroe.

June

Tues., 4, 7 pm:               General membership meeting in the “Freedom Room,” 
                                       part of the N.C.O. Club at the 44th ST Armory. 

Fri.-Sun. 21-23:              Living History Weekend at Fort Mackinac, Mackinac Island. We will                                                   portray the Stanton Guard, a company formed to guard disloyal citizens                                           during the war. Bring your own food and travel light. (everything must be                                           transported over on a ferry.)

July

Tues., 2,  7 pm:             General membership meeting in the “Freedom Room,” 
                                      part of the N.C.O. Club at the 44th ST Armory.

Fri.-Sun.  19-21             Reenactment at Charlton Park, 2545 S. Charlton Park Rd. Hastings, MI  



August

Tues., 6, 7 pm:             General membership meeting in the “Freedom Room,” 
                                     part of the N.C.O. Club at the 44th ST Armory.

Fri.-Sun. 23-25             Reenactment at Ella Sharp Park, 2800 Fourth Street, Jackson MI
                                     Public battles Sat. and Sun. afternoon; ball Sat. evening.



September

Tues., 3, 7 pm              General membership meeting in the “Freedom Room,”
                                     part of the N.C.O. Club at the 44th ST Armory.

​Fri.-Sun. 20-22             Reenactment at VanRaalte Farm, 1076 E. 16th Street, Holland MI



October

 Tues., 1, 7 pm             General membership meeting in the “Freedom Room,”
                                     part of the N.C.O. Club at the 44th ST Armory.

​Fri.-Sun. 18-20             Reenactment at 3M Park,  Hartford City, IN. Cumberland Guard event
                                     Carpooling at NCO club no later than 6:00 pm Fri. with $50 cash in hand                                         for gas.


November


​​Fri.-Sun.  1-3               Reenactment on actual battlefield at Mill Springs, KY

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​Tues., 5,  7 pm             General membership meeting in the “Freedom Room,”
                                     part of the N.C.O. Club at the 44th ST Armory.

Sat. ** 10:30 am-2 pm  Reenactors Conference at Michigan Historical Center, 702 W Kalamazoo                                         Lansing, MI 

Mon. 11                        Veterans Day Parade Meet on Lyon between Monroe and Division. Bring                                         white gloves and rounds to fire.

December

​​Tues., 3,  7 pm             General membership meeting in the “Freedom Room,”
                                     part of the N.C.O. Club at the 44th ST Armory.

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