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Put-in-Bay Historical Weekend
September 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - September 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pmFree
Put-in-Bay celebrates the 203rd anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie with history, art and music at Perry’s Monument and surrounding South Bass Island and an open house at Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island. There’s an impressive light display Saturday night.
Here’s the schedule:
More than 1,200 Boy Scouts arrive for their annual camporee at Perry’s Peace Memorial and assist with National Park Service activities during their stay.
7 p.m.: National Park flag poles at Perry’s Monument host’s the Flag Retirement Ceremony
10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Art in the Park in DeRivera park downtown Put-in-Bay
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Perry’s Monument will host the War of 1812 Military Historic Encampment featuring live musical performance, military reenactments and demonstrations of Black Powder firing.
10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.: Open House at Stone Lab
11 a.m.: Perry’s Monument will hold a Memorial Serve to honor the men who fought and died during the naval battle.
2:15 p.m.: Downtown Put-in-Bay Will Host the Grand Parade with antique cars, scouts, and numerous marching bands.
5 p.m.: Perry’s Monument will host live musical performances.
Dusk: The Lights of Peace Harbor Illumination – Friends and Loved ones are honored and remembered in this beautiful light ceremony.
11 a.m.-4 p.m.: Perry’s Monument will host a War of 1812 Military encampment with live musical performances and demonstrations of Black Powder Musket Firing.
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.: National Park grounds Musket Firing Demonstration
Noon & 2 p.m.: National Park grounds Cannonade Firing
3 p.m. & 4 p.m.: National Park grounds Musket and Cannonade firings