On Saturday, see football the old-fashioned way when the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley hosts a reenactment of a game played 150 years ago by the 1st Maryland Infantry.
The inspiration for the event comes from an 1861 drawing of a dozen soldiers playing football on the same grounds that are now home to the Winchester, Va., museum. The reenactors take the field at 2:30 p.m.
It’s just one of the Civil War events the museum has planned for Saturday.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitors can see cooking demonstrations and military drills, and will get a chance to talk with living history interpreters who assume the persona of period soldiers.
The event is free to museum members and $8 for all others. Find more information on the museum’s Web site.