Bushy Run events

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Schedule for Bushy Run celebration:

Aug. 2

6 p.m. -- Gates open; 6:15 to 8 p.m., Visitors Center and food concessions open.

7:15 p.m. -- Lecture by John F. Giblin, former battlefield site administrator, followed by a preview of new monument.

8 p.m. -- Bagpipe concert featuring the Seton Hill University Pipe Band.

9 to 10:30 p.m. -- The Luminary Event, featuring a bagpipe concert and lecture and walks through the battlefield, which will illuminated by luminaries in remembrance of the lives lost during the battle.

11 p.m. -- Gate closes.

Aug. 3

9 a.m. -- Event opens with demonstration in the Visitors Center.

10 a.m. -- Byerly program at the Cabin. Visitors can see how Bushy Run Post owner Andrew Byerly and his family survived on the Western Pennsylvania frontier.

11a.m. to 12:30 p.m. -- Unveiling of the new monument in the amphitheater. The ceremony will feature dignitaries, descendants, music and a special "burying of the hatchet" ceremony.

12:30 p.m. -- Native dance demonstration in main parking lot.

1 p.m. -- Fur trader program at Visitors Center.

2 to 4 p.m. -- Battle reenactment featuring seven interpretive stops that allows visitors to walk through the continuous battle in the woods.

4 p.m. -- Treaty of Muskingum program in the Oak Grove where visitors can watch the recreation of this historic treaty and exchange of captives that occurred in 1764 in Ohio.

5 p.m. -- Gate closes.

Aug. 4

9 a.m. -- Religious service at the British Camp.

10 a.m. -- Rangers and Woodsmen on the Southside section of the park.

11 a.m. -- Fur Trade program behind the Visitors Center.

11:30 a.m.-- Medicinal plant program at the Native Camp.

1 p.m. -- Byerly program at the Cabin.

2 to 4 p.m. -- Battle reenactment.

4 p.m. -- Drawing of the "Tools of the Trade" Commemorative Raffle at the New Monument. Artisans will present the winners with their one-of-a-kind items.

5 p.m. -- Event closes.

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