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National History Day California

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Title

National History Day California

Location

Riverside Convention Center

Start Date/Time

4/27/2012 9:00 AM

End Date/Time

4/27/2012 10:00 PM

Type of Event

Special Events

Contact

Riverside Convention and Visitors Bureau, www.historydaycalifornia.org

Description

Friday:

National History Day California competition for elementary, middle, and high school students. Competition takes place Friday and Saturday at the Convention Center. Public viewing of exhibits from 8 pm to 10 pm on Friday. Variety of activities for students, some of which will be open to the public.

Cost: Free

Riverside Convention and Visitors Bureau, www.historydaycalifornia.org

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Saturday:

History themed free public activities to support National History Day California competition.  Sons of the America Revolution historical reenactments including march down Main Street from 5th at 1:30 pm and 3:15 pm.  Cannon volleys at 2 pm and 3:45 pm at Main by University with speech by George Washington following.  Yesteryears dancers performing at 1:15 pm, 2:30 pm, and 4 pm on Main near 6th.  Free public activities also include presentation by Martin Dugard, Author of 'Killing Lincoln', at 6:30 pm on Convention Center Plaza and showing of movie, ‘Captain America’, at north end of the Convention Center Plaza around 7:30 pm (depending on sunset).  Full schedule available at www.riversidedowntown.org   For more information, contact Janice Penner at 951-781-7339.

 

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