Battle Road Events - March and April 2022

Unless noted, there is no charge to attend any of the events below. Every effort has been made to create an accurate events list, but please verify dates, times and locations with the individual organizers.  Items in gray have not been confirmed and may not be held.  Please contact the event organizers directly.

·         Battle Road Colonial Muster, Saturday March 26, 2022, at Minuteman National Park – A mandatory muster for all participants.  See Participant Information for details.

·         Lincoln Salute: Festival of 18th Century Fife & Drum Music Pierce Park, 17 Weston Road, Lincoln, MA, Sunday April 18, 2022 at 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. The Lincoln Minute Men host fife and drum groups in a musical performance for your enjoyment. Stirring and fun. Bring your picnic basket and lawn chairs for rousing entertainment.

·         Robbins’ Ride, Sunday April 17, 2022 - The Acton Minutemen will portray the spreading of the alarm throughout Acton with a horse and rider galloping past the homes of Acton’s 4 militia leaders. At the historic Faulkner Homestead, Colonel Faulkner himself will fire 3 alarm shots into the air with his musket, and those shots will be repeated again and again off in the distance, illustrating how the alarm was spread.

o    5pm at the Robbins' Home site - soccer fields at bottom of Concord Rd.

o    5:20 at the Isaac Davis Homestead - 39 Hayward Road

o    5:40 at the Faulkner Homestead - 5 High St. in So. Acton (corner of Rte. 27)

o    5:55 at the Liberty Tree Farm - 24 Liberty St., also in So. Acton

·         Lincoln Alarm and Muster at the White Church, Sunday April 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm - Library Lawn opposite First Parish, 3 Bedford Road, Lincoln, MA

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

·         Dawn Salute at the North Bridge - Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 6:00 am at Minute Man National Historical Park, Monument Street, Concord
The Concord Minute Men, the Concord Independent Battery and the Old Guard Fifes and Drums observe the opening battle of the American Revolutionary War in a moving musket and cannon salute to America's past. Following this, join Park staff and volunteer for a wreath laying and historical speeches. 
Contact: Minute Man National Historical Park

·         Patriots Day Candlelight Tribute at Fairview Cemetery, Westford MA, Tuesday, April 19, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Fairview Cemetery, Westford MA
Main St & Tadmuck Rd, Westford MA 01886 - This Patriots Day (April 19th) pay homage to our fallen Revolutionary War Patriots. Stroll the beautifully illuminated, old division of historic Fairview Cemetery for our first-ever candlelight tribute.  Access the service records of Westford’s Revolutionary War Soldiers on your phone or tablet as you are strolling through the cemetery. Colonial interpreters will be present to answer questions. Use the Tadmuck Road entrance to enter the cemetery.  Hosted by the Westford Museum & Historical society. For more information see our website at museum.westford.org