6/9

  • Summer Reading Kickoff • Gaston County Public Library – Stanley Branch • 3 to 4pm • Come enjoy games, an art activity, and snack to start off their summer reading program!

6/10

  • Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Event and Reenactment 2017 (see below)

6/11

  • Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Event and Reenactment 2017 (see below)

6/12

  • Movie Mondays • Gaston County Public Library – Mount Holly Branch • 6 to 7:45pm • Enjoy watching a family friendly movie with snacks and activities.  Pajamas welcome but not required.
  • Build a Better World Film Series – Sully • Gaston County Public Library – Main Branch • 6 to 8pm  • Kick off their Summer Reading film series for adults: Build a Better World. The inaugural film is Clint Eastwood's Sully. Sully is the biopic of pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, which depicts his emergency landing on the Hudson River in January 2009. In the aftermath of this unprecedented feat, he must endure the weight of sudden fame and second-guessing by investigators. Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, and Anna Gunn. PG-13.

6/13

  • Science Movie Tuesday • Gaston County Public Library – Stanley Branch • 5 to 7pm
  • Stop Animation - Build a Better Background • Charles R. Jonas Library • 6 to 8pm • Learn how to build an amazing background to make your stop-motion movie fabulous.

6/14

  • Wednesday Movie Matinee – Finding Dory • Gaston County Public Library – Main Branch • 3 to  5pm

The Battle of Ramsour's Mill Event and Reenactment Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 10

  • 10:00 a.m. Camp Opens
    Wreath Laying Ceremony
    Mass Gravesite
    Catawba Valley Chapter, SAR
  • 11:00 a.m. Battlesite Tour
  • 12:00 a.m. Lunch
  • 1:15 p.m. Presentation
    John Slaughter, Group Superintendent
    National Park Service
    Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks
  • 1:45 p.m. Tactical Presentation
  • 4:00 p.m. Battlesite Tour
  • 5:00 p.m. Musical Presentation
    Fiddlin’ Fred and Mary Lail
  • 6:30 p.m. “Fourth Wall” Program
    First person and primary accounts from re-enactors of statements made after the original battle.

Sunday, June 11

  • 10:00 a.m. Camp Opens
    Morning Prayer Service
  • 11:00 a.m. Battlesite Tour
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Battlesite Tour
  • 1:45 p.m. Tactical Presentation
  • Food will be served each day from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • The Agitators from Sherrill's Ford, N.C. will play fiery fiddle and dance music of the American Revolution on Saturday, and Ken Bloom of Pilot Mountain, N.C. will play on Sunday.

**Living History demonstrations and events will take place throughout the day in and around the main log building and in re-enactors’ camps unless otherwise noted.

**Battlesite Tours start at the scheduled time at the main log building.

**The Lincoln County Hearth Cooks will be demonstrating 18th century hearth cooking in the main log building on both Saturday and Sunday.

Please direct all questions by email to LCHA staff at lcmh@bellsouth.net.