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The Alamo announces official 2017 Commemoration schedule of events


SAN ANTONIO - Today the Alamo released the official schedule of events for the 2017
Commemoration of the Siege and Battle of 1836:
Siege Readings: February 23 - March 6 / 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. daily
Alamo staff present twice-daily historical readings that tell what was happening
 at the Alamo each day of the siege. Each demonstration lasts for approximately 
10 - 15 minutes.
Ride for Texas Independence:
Friday, February 24 / 10 a.m.
The Alamo staff presents a reading of the Travis letter, which is then handed to
 a mounted rider to demonstrate the courier leaving the Alamo on February 24. Following
the reenactment will be history demonstrations, including 19th century letter writing,
the printing press, Life of a Soldier, and more.
An Evening with Heroes:
Friday, March 3 / 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
The Alamo staff presents an after-hours theater walking visitors through seven vignettes
that recreate scenes at the Alamo during the siege. Tickets are available for purchase
max 400 attendees.
Fiddle Fest:
Saturday, March 4 / 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Seven performers - including Jason Roberts, Mario Flores, Ron Knuth, and more - 
provide music on the grounds, with living history demonstrations throughout the 
day. Free to the public.
Dusk at the Alamo:
Monday, March 6 / 6 p.m.
Alamo staff closes Commemoration with a reading of the Juan Seguin letter (in English
and Spanish) in front of the Church.
For Alamo enthusiasts who cannot make it to the events, please visit


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