Fall 2024 Event – Red Rocks Baptist Church Morrison, CO

Experience 18th-century life through costumed interpreters, hands-on activities, and military demonstrations. Aspects of colonial American life will be available for you to experience – agriculture, blacksmith, education, games, gunsmith, military, and much more.

1776 – Colonial Location – Harlem Heights, Manhattan, New York Colony

18th-Century Military Demonstration – twice daily 11:40 AM & 3:20 PM

Both Continental and British troops will demonstrate 18th-century military maneuvers. Though similar, you will learn the differences between the two opposing forces. This will be introduced by a rousing fife and drum march and concluded with a booming artillery demonstration.

Medical Demonstration – Immediately after each battle

Stop at the apothecary tent to learn about 18th-century medicine. Several surgical techniques will be demonstrated.

Candle Dipping – All day

Made from beeswax and beef tallow come and dip your own candle to light the way before the shorter nights of winter arrive. $3 each (paid at registration tent).

Cider Press – All day

Cider was one of the most common beverages of the colonies. Come try the press and then drink some of the fruits of your labor (apple harvest permitting).

Projects – twice daily 9:30 AM & 1:30 PM

We offer optional hands-on crafts to make something special to take home. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


September 27-28, 2024
Friday & Saturday

Red Rocks Baptist Church
14711 W Morrison Rd
Morrison, CO 80465

Dogs are not permitted.

$5/person (age 4+)
Max $20/family
Friday: Open to everyone, but preregistration required for field trip discount.
Saturday: Open to everyone, $4/person for homeschool groups, no preregistration required.

We require each family to fill out a Liability Waiver. Save time, and print at home. Print each guest’s name, and have each adult sign. Children under 18 are not required to sign, so long as a parent or guardian has signed.