Downtown Wentzville to Host Civil War Reenactment, Living History Event on Saturday, October 7

Battle of Wentzville

Historic downtown Wentzville will host several living history events on Saturday, October 7, including a reenactment of the Civil War skirmish known as the Battle of Wentzville.

The event will feature a scavenger hunt, bike trick demonstration, and falcon demonstration, along with vendor booths and concessions. The day’s schedule is:

  • Prayer and choir music from the Hopewell Baptist Church at 9:15 a.m.
  • Flag ceremony and welcome at 10:30 a.m.
  • Chris Vallillo presents “Abraham Lincoln in Song,” stories and folk music from the lifetime of the 16th President of the United States, at 11:15 a.m.
  • Storyteller Josh Young, “Showing a Missouri You May Not Know,” myths and mysteries of Missouri at 12:30 p.m.
  • Storyteller Gladys Caines-Goggswell, “The Story of Adeline,” a slave in Savannah, Missouri, at 1:30 p.m.
  • Mark Crank, juggler and fire eater at 2:30 p.m.
  • County Executive Steve Ehlmann, St. Charles County history at 3 p.m.
  • Folk music from Chris Vallillo at 4 p.m.
  • Music from Pink Flamingos at 6 p.m.
  • Folk music from Chris Vallilo at 8 p.m.