We hope that you will be able to join us at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center to enjoy one of our many events happening in 2014.

Summer 2014 Free Family Film Fest | May 27 – July 30; 9:00 & 11:00AM

DS_Summer2014_01Every Tuesday and Wednesday this Summer, join us for some of your family’s favorite movies on the biggest screen in town! This year we’re showcasing a wide variety of brand new films and cult classics. From FROZEN to LABYRINTH and THE LEGO MOVIE to THE GOONIES, we’ve got something special for everyone in the family! Showings at 9:00am and 11:00am, seating is limited so arrive at least 20 minutes prior. Click here to see full schedule.

 

Fifth Annual 1775 Society Gala & Silent Auction | August 16, 2014

saveThere will be a French flair to the National Infantry Museum’s fifth annual 1775 Society Gala this year. Paris Lights . . . Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Paris is planned for Saturday, August 16. Consul General and Mrs. Denis Barbet from the French Consulate in Atlanta will be our special guests.

The black-tie gala is the museum’s signature fundraiser and is hosted by the 1775 Society. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and dancing. The 10:30 Band will return this year. Tickets are on sale now for $150. The committee is soliciting items for the silent auction, including trips, experiences and local art. Call Ilene Kent at 917-584-9474 for more information. If you would like to reserve tickets, become a sponsor or serve on the committee, contact Jane Bayer at 706-685-2604 or jbayer@nationalinfantryfoundation.org.

 

Flag Retirement Ceremonies

Area Boy Scouts hold proper flag retirement ceremonies at the fire pit behind the museum twice a year on Memorial Day and Veterans Day. You are welcome to bring your own tattered or soiled flag for disposal either on the day of the event or in advance.

Living History Demonstrations

Throughout the year, the National Infantry Museum hosts living history demonstrations and costumed reenactments. Follow us on Facebook & Twitter for scheduling announcements and check out some of our past events below:

“Reporting For Duty, Sir!” at World War II Company Street on Flickr