Battlefield Adventure Day
Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day is an annual springtime event for the entire family held at the New Bern Battlefield Park, 300 Battlefield Trail. This Saturday event is filled with learning activities and living history. Young recruits and their parents are greeted by reenactors from the 5th, 7th and 26th NC Regiments, Horse Cavalry, and artillery from McCullough Living History. The newly enlisted recruits participate in practice drills, Civil War period camp activities, crafts, and games. Adults and teens will enjoy living history presentations and a walking tour of the battlefield. A commissary lunch provided by Moore's Barbecue and Country Biscuit will be served to all. The day’s activities will conclude with an exciting mock battle reenactment that includes the children and live fire cannon demonstration. Click here for a complete list of activities.
Cost is $10 for first family member, plus $5 for each additional family member, with a $20 maximum for a family. Pre-paid registration is required so that food can be ordered. For more information or to register, please call 252-638-8558.
Discounts for families of active duty military and those eligible for free school lunch program: $5 for first family member; $5 each additional child or adult; family max $10. For more information or to register your child, please call 252-638-8558.
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
This event is named in honor of the late Harry Goodman, beloved Historical Society board member, who spent countless hours restoring and preserving New Bern Civil War Battlefield Park and volunteering in all aspects of the Society's operations.
This event is made possible through the generosity of the Goodman family, Ted & Helen Goodman and Bill Reight.