Civil War Weekend

May 2015

If you've ever wanted to experience what the Civil War was like, this weekend at El Rancho de las Golondrinas will immerse you in the era. Through military drills, reenactments of Civil War battles fought here in New Mexico, lectures and camp life recreations, the period will come alive. You can experience Civil War camp life at night on a candlelight tour.

The weekend also includes bread baking in hornos, milling wheat at grist mills, blacksmithing demonstrations, food and live music. This year's Civil War Weekend takes place in May. Get more info at