Civil War festival in Gettysburg
A living-history encampment, band concerts, lectures, book and collector shows, a Civil War train ride, historic tours and fireworks are part of the 19th annual Gettysburg Civil War Heritage Days tomorrow through Sunday and June 28 through July 8. Held in conjunction with the 138th anniversary of the historic battle fought in Gettysburg, Pa., the 14-day festival is geared to families as well as the serious student, historian and Civil War buff.
Times and festival sites vary. For a complete schedule of events, call the Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau, 717-334-6274 or visit the Web site at www.gettysburg.com.
Chuck Mangione at Del. jazz festival
Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Chuck Mangione will pay tribute to jazz great Clifford Brown tomorrow evening at the opening of the 13th annual Clifford Brown Jazz Festival in Wilmington, Del. A native of the Delaware port city, Brown, also a trumpeter, died at age 25 in a car accident 45 years ago. Also headlining the three-day festival are Branford Marsalis and the Groove Collective. Others celebrating Brown's talent include the Afro-Rican Ensemble, the Barbone Street Jazz Band, whose member Ace Tesone recorded with Brown, Melissa Walker and Lenora Zenzalai Helm.
The jazz festival site is Rodney Square at 10th and Market streets. Hours are 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. tomorrow (7:30 p.m. Mangione), noon-9 p.m. Saturday (8:15 p.m. Marsalis) and 2 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday (5 p.m. Groove Collective). Admission is free. Call 888-3-CULTURE.