Saturday April 23rd at Noon - We celebrated the Gard's 10th anniversary with a Spring Musket and Pike Drill at the Alden House, Duxbury. See the photos from this event on our Photos page.
Friday-Sunday May 20-22 — We held our 17th Century encampment at the Hedge House lawn, Plymouth. The theme was "John Alden Wrongly Accused - A Tale of the Fur Trade, which was based on a historical event that took place in 1634. See the "EVENT - May Encampment" page for more detailed information, and the photos from the event.
Saturday June 4th in Bath, Maine - Launch of the 'Virginia', a reproduction of the first sailing ship built in Maine. Read more at Maine's First Ship website.
Monday July 4th - Plymouth July 4th Parade - The Gard will team up with the Pilgrim Progress for the parade.
Every Friday in August - Various Gard members will join in the Pilgrim Progress. The group steps off from the Mayflower House on North Street at 6pm.
Saturday September 24th - Beere and Cyder Fest at the Alden House, Duxbury. Old fashioned cider press, beer making demo, plus beer, cider and kombucha for Plymouth's Indieferm.
Saturday, October 15th - Liberty and Union Weekend is an annual celebration of the unique role that the City of Taunton played in our nation’s founding. The Weekend is held each fall to commemorate the events of October 1774, when Taunton became the first community in the American colonies to raise a flag – the “Liberty and Union” flag – in opposition to British rule. Held at Church Green, Taunton MA, from noon-4pm.