~9th Annual~

Civil War Days in the Battle Born State

Southwest Invitational Reenactment

October 31 - November 2, 2014

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~Nevada Day Weekend, November 1st & 2nd, 2014~

Saturday 9:00 - 6:00 Sunday 9:00 - 3:00

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Event Location:

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

6375 State Hwy 159 - Blue Diamond, NV

Located on the Red Rock / Charleston Loop between the town of Bonnie Springs and Red Rock State Park. The site is adjacent to the Bonnie Springs Dude Ranch.

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Please check our "Gallery" of Photos for pictures of the previous 7 years events. We have removed the majority of photos from this page and moved them there.

 

President Lincoln and General Grant inspect the Union Infantry Brigade at the 2007 Reenactment

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Event Schedule:

See Exciting Battles Saturday 11am, and Sunday at 10:30 am
Featured Dusk Battle Saturday at 4:30 pm
Closing Battle Sunday afternoon at 1:15 pm
Cheer at a Period Baseball Game Saturday afternoon at 2 pm
Watch a Civil War Period Fashion Show
Join in the Ladies Tea at 3 pm
Attend a Period Church Service Sunday at 9 am
Hear President Lincoln Speak
Visit Period Field Hospitals in the Union and Confederate Camp
Shop Our Civil War Sutlers
Watch the Spencer & Jackson Theatrical Troupe in our Civilian Towne
Free Program for School Kids on Friday, October 31st from Noon till 3 pm (Just pay the park enterance fee to get in)


Weekend Event Costs:

$7 State Park Vehicle Admission (in state plates)

AND ALSO:

$5 Adults (18+) /$3 Children (6 to 17) / 5 and under free

***All proceeds for vehicle admission go to the State. All proceeds for individual admission go directly into the costs of operating this event as all participants and staff are volunteers***

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For Further Information:

The American Civil War Society (acws.net)

Southern Nevada Living History Association (snlha.org)

Jason Coffey (702) 354-6875 or email to ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

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The Union Artillery supports the battle on Sunday at our 2007 Event.

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Future Event Dates:

10th annual SMR - Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, 2015

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Confederate Colonel Harriot, and Union Colonel Iverson, stand together at the raffle for the Union and Confederate participants after the second battle on Sunday afternoon 2007. Thanks to all the participants from across the Southwest for making this happen!

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Abridged Participant & Vendor Information:

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Units, Camps, or Individuals wishing to attend must be part of the ACWS, Inc., The NCWA, the ACWA, the SNLHA, the CCWR, the UTCWA, the SWCWA, the ACWC, the NMCWCC, or any other members of PACWR. All members of these groups must have current membership cards, or have pre-registared 30 days out (End of September).

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Any other Unit or Camp NOT listed above, wishing to attend the "Southwest Invitation", is encouraged to do so!!! However, you must contact the Event Coordinator (Jason Coffey 702-354-6875) 60 days out (End of August) from the event to be garunteed inclusion in the State's Event Documentation.
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To be clear, there is NO COST TO PRE-REGISTARED REENACTORS who have Pre-Registared individually or as a Unit/Camp 30 days (End of September) prior to the event. We are very fortunate to be able to continue offering this since the event was started.

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Participants who have NOT pre-registared, will be required to pay the State Park gate fee to get into the park. That fee is NON-Refundable by either State Parks or the ACWS/SNLHA. You will be given a parking pass onsite afterwards if any are available.
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Camps/Units/Individuals that are Pre-Registared may setup as early as Friday at Noon, and take down as late as Monday at Noon.
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Sutlers that have not Pre-Registared more than 60 days out (End of August), will not be allowed to setup onsite as space has not been allocated to your Sutlery. Please contact the Event Coordinator (Janice Palmer)
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Food Vendors are directed to talk to the Sutler Coordinator (Janice Palmer) to make arrangements to be at the event at least 60 days in advance (End of August).
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Information Booths will be handled on a case by case basis. Please contact the Event Coordinator (Jason Coffey 702-354-6875) at least 60 days in advance (End of August).

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Thanks for your continued participation!

2013 SMR Reenactor Information

2013 SMR Pre Reg Individual

2013 SMR Pre Reg Unit Main

2013 SMR Pre Reg Unit List

Attachments:
FileDescriptionFile size
2009 School Day Schedule 73 Kb
2010 Half Size Public Flyer 261 Kb
2009 School Day Flyer 308 Kb