The 32nd annual Brooksville Raid re-enactment continues today at Sand Hill Scout Reservation just east of Weeki Wachee. More than 1,000 volunteers will take to the field to re-create the 1864 battle that was more of a skirmish between Union and Confederate troops. Today's events begin with the presentation of the colors at 9 a.m. Later, there will be an artillery demonstration and the raid battle is set to begin at 2 p.m. Vendors will be available, including the popular Sutlers Row, where visitors can purchase souvenirs, period clothes and accessories.
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Today: Gates open to the public at 9 a.m. The battle re-enactment begin at 2 p.m.
Where: Sand Hill Scout Reservation, 11210 Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50), just east of Weeki Wachee.
Admission: $8 for adults and teens; $4 for ages 6 to 12; free for Boy Scouts in uniform and children 5 and younger. Free parking. Chair rentals will be available, and there will be food concessions. Coolers allowed, but no alcohol is permitted on the grounds.
Information: Call (352) 799-0129 or visit the website at brooksvilleraid reenactment.com.