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Events

Sassafras Festival

Saturday April 28

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Encampments open to public for visitation. Visit all the encampments to see authentic first-person characterizations, skits, skir-mishes, performing arts, Sutlers, and more.

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Jennings County Historical Society Museum bake sale: hot meals, hundreds of home-made pies and desserts.

1:15 pm - Mock Battle-Muscatatuck Park. Admission is $5 per vehicle. (Bring something to sit on - blankets, lawn chair, etc.) Great Fun for the Entire Family!

7:00 p.m. - Blue/Gray Ball in the Vernon Gym. Live Music and Dancing. Dance Caller. ADMISSION FREE.

Sunday April 29

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Encampments open to public for visitation.

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Museum open serving hot meals; Free Sassa-fras Tea and Cookies and huge bake sale.

1:15 p.m. - Mock Battle-Muscatatuck. Park Admission is $5 per vehicle. (Bring something to sit on - blankets, lawn chair, etc.) Great Fun for the Entire Family!

3:00 p.m. - Vintage Baseball Game (1861 rules) featuring the Vernon Blue and Gold Stockings at the Vernon School Yard (free admission) Reenac-tors and Sutlers break camp.

4:00 p.m. - Festival Ends.